ROSS Cos. Appoints First CEO in Company’s History

Over the last 13 years, David Miskovich has served the company as COO & CFO.

Bethesda, Md.—ROSS Cos. has named David Miskovich as CEO, effective immediately. Miskovich, who served as ROSS’s chief operating officer & chief financial officer over the last 13 years, is the first CEO in the company’s history.

David Miskovich

David Miskovich

Scott Ross will remain president of ROSS Development & Investment, as well as chairman & president of ROSS Renovation & Construction, while Beth Ross will continue as president of ROSS Management Services.

“David is an extremely talented, effective leader who has helped guide ROSS Cos. through one of the most aggressive growth periods in its history over the last several years,” Scott Ross said in prepared remarks. “While Beth and I will continue to maintain active roles in the companies, we have abundant confidence in what David’s expanded leadership role will achieve for the future of ROSS Cos.”

“We want to make sure that ROSS Cos. is positioned to continue the success and high performance we’ve experienced since our founding in 1983,” added Beth Ross. “We engaged in an extremely thorough and deliberate process, assembling an outstanding group of leaders and implementing practices, such as shared decision making amongst our talented leadership team, to prepare for the future. With David now serving as our CEO, ROSS Cos. remains strong and is poised for continued growth.”

Miskovich becomes CEO at a time when ROSS is expanding its geographic reach. Until recently, the company had focused exclusively on the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. In 2015, ROSS opened an office in Richmond, Va., where it now manages nine communities totaling more than 1,300 apartment homes. The company also has expanded into North and South Carolina, where it manages approximately 1,100 units and 315 units, respectively.

“I am deeply honored and tremendously excited to be named CEO of ROSS Cos.,” Miskovich commented.  “Over the past three decades, under the leadership of founders Beth and Scott Ross, this company has established itself as the premier owner, operator and renovator of multifamily communities in the Mid-Atlantic region. Beth and Scott have assembled an incredibly hard-working team rich in multifamily expertise and experience, and I look forward to working with them to continue expanding upon their incredible success.”

Prior to joining ROSS in 2003, Miskovich was vice president of asset management and operations for Archstone-Smith. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in accounting from George Mason University’s School of Management and is on the Advisory Council of the Apartment and Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington.

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