Thomas R (TR) Riney, Jr.
TR has substantial experience over the last four years performing an array of diligence and closing-related duties for complex real estate transactions across all sectors and asset types, including underwriting, diligence, capital and operational modeling.
As a manager at WhyHotel, a hospitality/real estate startup based out of Washington, DC, TR supported the president and CEO in multiple functions including underwriting, finance, lease analysis and operational design. TR developed, scaled and managed a team to open multiple US locations for the WhyHotel pop-up hotel model.
TR earned his MBA from Georgetown University with a focus in real estate. During this time, he also interned with a small Washington, DC, real estate equity firm where he managed the underwriting process and was involved in the diligence process for all real estate transactions.
Prior to earning his MBA, TR received his undergraduate degree from Georgia Tech in aerospace engineering. He spent eight years working for the US Navy as a Project Manager/Engineer where he managed multiple multimillion-dollar aeronautical defense projects for the US Navy on behalf of NAVAIR.