About RRC Medical Real Estate, LLC
RRC Medical Real Estate, LLC (“RRC”) is a full service, commercial real estate firm located in The Woodlands, a suburb of Houston, Texas. RRC provides property, asset and facilities management services for over 2.2 million SF of commercial real estate. Through its Pinecroft Realty, LLC subsidiary RRC provides leasing and brokerage services. Its Pisula Development Company affiliate functions as its development division. RRC strives to provide these services in a cost-effective manner while creating an alignment of interest among all parties. RRC is also committed to developing energy efficient buildings when possible. As a recognized leader and innovator in the healthcare industry, RRC continues to attract and retain a distinguished and growing roster of tenants, lenders and investment partners.
RRC uses its knowledge and experience to address the specific needs of physicians and healthcare systems while taking commercial projects from concept to completion. Over the past sixteen years, in collaboration with local physician groups and health systems, RRC has broken ground on or acquired 57 projects totaling over 2.5 million SF of medical office, retail and related commercial space in Texas, Pennsylvania, Colorado and Arizona. We have completed in excess of $2.0 billion of real estate transactions, including nearly $850 million in healthcare alone. Our team has over 60 years of experience in real estate and working for physician groups and other corporations. The knowledge, leadership and effectiveness of our management team have directly contributed to the success of our company.
KEY MEMBERS OF OUR TEAM
Jim Pisula, CFA
Executive Vice President & Chief Investment Officer
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Vice President of Construction & Facilities
Vice President of Construction Services
Tom Pisula – President and CEO
Tom founded RRC MRE in 2003. He is responsible for making and executing the company business plans. Tom has overall responsibility for all projects including the sourcing and structuring of those projects as well as overseeing all aspects of the organization.
Tom has developed or acquired approximately 2,500,000 SF of mainly medical office buildings in Texas, Pennsylvania, Arizona and Colorado with a total value in excess of $650 million. Tom’s background is in the energy business, specifically natural gas commodities. His work in the energy business provided him with the ability and knowledge to be responsible for the development and acquisition of the current portfolio. Tom debuted the first “green” environmentally-friendly (LEED certified at the Silver) office building in the Greater Northwest/Houston area. He retired from Louis Dreyfus in 2010 as VP of Trading. Prior to trading, Tom was an accountant for Coastal Corp and Direct Gas Supply.
Tom attended St. Francis College of PA and Duquesne University studying Economics and Political Science.
Jim Pisula, CFA – Executive Vice President & Chief Investment Officer
Jim is responsible for the financial structuring of all projects including the sourcing and negotiation and closing of equity and debt. He is also responsible for project acquisitions and due diligence.
Jim has extensive experience in medical office management, development and acquisitions and was a founding member of a national medical real estate development group based in Colorado. He has been active in commercial real estate development, acquisition, asset management and finance for over 25 years completing approximately $2.0 billion in transactions.
Jim graduated from Georgetown University with a B.S.B.A. degree with a concentration in Finance. He also studied at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Jim is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a licensed real estate Salesperson in Texas and a Broker in Colorado.
David Teague – Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer, David is responsible for directing the management operations and oversight of the company’s portfolio of sixty- two (62) owned and managed properties totaling 2.47 million square feet of medical, office and retail spaces.
David has over 20 years of experience in healthcare and commercial real estate including property and asset management, construction management, and property leasing and lease administration. David brings a high level of customer service and an attitude that consistently serves our clients in a manner they have come to expect.
David received his undergraduate and Masters of Business Administration degrees from Texas Tech University. David is a licensed real estate Broker in Texas.
James Thompson – Vice President of Construction & Facilities
James is responsible for the design, architecture, and project management of tenant and new development construction. James also provides leadership for the Facilities Management team for properties.
James has 39 years of experience in the architectural and construction industry. His experience includes tenant construction, multifamily residential, restaurants, banks and freestanding emergency centers.
James completed his education at Texas A&M University’s College of Architecture specializing in Environmental Design.
David Pisula – Director of Construction Services
David is responsible for project design, bidding, permitting process coordination and management as well as ensuring contractors are building within the approved designs. Dave also assists in the due diligence process for new property acquisitions.
David has been in the construction business since 1977. His experience includes estate home construction, concrete multi story buildings and over 5 years of Timberline Estimating. Throughout the years, David has developed strong organization and communication skills from working with employees, contractors, owners, architects, engineers and inspectors. David has a broad understanding of construction practices and techniques and assures capital projects meet project objectives.
Keagan LeBlanc – Senior Associate
Keagan’s focus is on Landlord and tenant representation as well as cultivating relationships with other Landlords to build the larger third party Leasing and Management business of RRC MRE.
Keagan joined RRC MRE in 2012 and worked as a property manager for five years managing over 350,000 square foot. He was responsible for financial management, operations, tenant retention, budgeting and capital planning of each property he managed. Keagan started his career in Real Estate as an intern in Memorial Hermann’s property management department in 2008 where he was responsible for receiving and dispatching service calls and maintaining a control book of all vacant spaces. Keagan started working for the University of Texas in their Information Technology Services department in 2009 where his knowledge of computers, software and related technology grew abundantly. Keagan has closed over $30 million in real estate transactions.
Keagan graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2012 with a degree Sociology. Keagan obtained his Texas Real Estate Broker License in 2018.
Andrew Lopez – Leasing Agent/Property Manager
As a Property Manager, Andy is responsible for managing a portfolio of fifteen (15) real estate properties totaling over 380,000 square feet. He works closely with the Chief Operating Officer to monitor the financial performance of each asset that he manages. He is responsible for tenant relations, lease administration, lease renewals, generating monthly financial reports, processing A/R, preparing annual operating and capital budgets, budget re-forecasting, and meeting with vendors and contractors to obtain and negotiate service contracts. Andy also works closely with the construction management team on all tenant improvement projects.
Andy started his real estate career with RRC MRE in 2014. Andy became proficient in customer service, employee oversight, and budgeting during his time as a restaurant manager in 2010. In 2013, Andy worked for the Houston Astros, where he enhanced his skills in communication, event planning, and decision-making. Andy learned the importance of interpersonal relationships and self-accountability while holding a position with Louisiana State University’s football recruiting staff in 2013.
The Louisiana State University – BS in Business Administration, Minor in Entrepreneurship. Andrew obtained his Texas Real Estate Salesperson License in 2015. Andrew obtained his Masters Degree in Business Administration with a focus in Real Estate from the University of Houston in 2018.
Jack Brown – Property Manager
As a Property Manager, Jack is responsible for managing a portfolio of eight (8) real estate properties totaling over 175,000 square feet. He works closely with the Chief Operating Officer to monitor the financial performance of each asset that he manages. He is responsible for tenant relations, lease administration, lease renewals, generating monthly financial reports, processing A/R, preparing annual operating and capital budgets, budget re-forecasting, creating/managing contracts with service vendors and contractors and working closely with construction management team on all tenant improvement projects.
Jack has been employed with RRC MRE since 2016. Jack has 13 years’ experience in Accounting, focusing primarily first with Accounts Receivable, then Accounts Payable, to lastly Accounting Assistant/Bookkeeper. Jack has worked in the banking, oil and gas, home building, metal fabrication/powder coating, mechanical supplies and legal fields all of which he has worked closely with employees within each company and the public at large.
Jack attended University of Houston and University of Houston-Downtown.
Amy Cooper – Accountant
As Controller, Amy serves as lead to a team of accountants and is responsible for collaborating with accounting software, tenants, partners, and lenders. She also is responsible for developing system controls to ensure data integrity and accurate financial reporting.
A native to the Houston area, Amy began her career managing the accounting for an event management and ticketing company working for the likes of Whoopi Goldberg, Joan Rivers, Dr. Maya Angelou, and Barbara Bush. Prior to joining RRC MRE, Amy came from the non-profit world preparing month end reports, collecting and accounting for donations and grants, and managing all accounts payable and accounts receivable.
Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Houston.
Margaret Fergus – Senior Accountant
As a Property Accountant, Margaret is responsible for journal entries, bank reconciliations, financial statement preparation, accounts receivable and the daily and monthly cash disbursements and receipts. Margaret also interacts with tenants, partners and lenders.
Margaret has from an extensive background in oil and gas, as well as real estate and property management. She joined RRC MRE in 2008.
As a native Californian she attended Cal State Bakersfield.
Kenneth Kessler – Construction Services
Kenneth is responsible for overseeing tenant improvement projects. From design review to coordination of contractors Kenneth works diligently to ensure tenant improvement projects meet all building specifications and that the project is completed according to schedule. Kenneth also provides leadership on the plumbing, irrigation and landscaping installations, improvements and repairs.
Kenneth joined the team at RRC MRE in 2013. Kenneth started in high rise commercial and hospital projects. Preforming work on domestic water, waste and vent systems, medical gas and evacuation systems.
Kenneth graduated from Houston area joint apprenticeship school in 1987. Holds a Journeyman plumbing licenses with medical gas endorsement. Holds a Master Plumbing License with RMP. Holds a Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester (BPAT) license.