RICHMOND, Va. (Nov. 11, 2013)– Capital Square Realty Advisors, LLC announced today that Richard Byers, CPA has joined the company as controller. He will also serve as controller of affiliated companies, Capital Square Holdings and Capital Square Management.
“Richard is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in commercial real estate, corporate, business and public accounting,” said Louis Rogers, founder and chief executive officer of Capital Square Realty Advisors. “Richard brings finance and accounting expertise at a time when Capital Square is growing rapidly to become a leading national real estate firm.”
Byers joins Capital Square with more than 30 years of experience, including with his own CPA practice and a 17-year engagement at RF&P Corporation, a $700 million real estate company. He played a significant role in converting the firm from a C-corporation to a real estate investment trust. Byers was also instrumental in numerous accounting, tax and fiscal analysis projects, including the Potomac Yard development analysis and economic impact study for the Redskins Stadium proposal, monitoring Crystal City partnership interests and debt restructure issues. He also was involved in environmental remediation matters and contracts, leases and partnership agreements.
In addition to RF&P Corporation, Byers spent time as the controller for several real estate companies, including F. G. Pruitt Inc., Mark Properties and Zapolski Real Estate. He began his career with Ernst & Young.
Byers graduated from the University of Virginia and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
About Capital Square Realty Advisors LLC
Capital Square Realty Advisors, LLC specializes in the creation and management of commercial real estate investment programs for Section 1031 exchange investors and cash (non-1031) investors using the Delaware Statutory Trust structure. Louis J. Rogers, founder and chief executive officer of Capital Square Realty Advisors, has been involved in the creation and management of more than 100 investment offerings totaling over $3 billion, including DST, tenant-in-common, numerous real estate funds, and multiple publicly registered non-traded real estate investment trusts. Rogers is also the founder and CEO of Rogers Realty Advisors LLC, which provides investment banking services with an emphasis on sourcing preferred equity, mezzanine financing and other debt estate investment trusts. Capital Square’s DST interests are sold by independent broker-dealers and registered investment advisors across the nation. Property and asset management services are provided by affiliate, Capital Square Management, LLC.