Our Senior Management
The founding partners established RMK Management over 30 years ago. With 100+ years of shared industry experience between them, these three individuals oversee one of the most respected property management firms in the Midwest.
Tony Rossi Sr
Anthony R. Rossi received a B.S. from Loyola University in 1963 and a law degree from DePaul University in 1969. Mr. Rossi received his C.P.A. from the State of Illinois in 1963 and passed the Illinois Bar in 1969. He is a member of the Illinois Bar Association and the American and Illinois Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Rossi is also a licensed Real Estate Broker in Illinois and Florida.
Mr. Rossi is the Chairman of RMK Management Corporation.
Tony Rossi Jr
Anthony R. Rossi, Jr. was named the President of RMK Management Corporation in 2015. Beginning in 1991 and continuing through 1998, he was employed on the brokerage side by Moran and Company. In 1998, his focus shifted to RMK Management and M&R Development. Since then he has overseen the rehab over of 5,000 units, the demolition and construction of four new clubhouses and the construction of 3,755 luxury apartment homes. Recently completed projects include Parc Huron, Central Station and 73 East Lake. New projects include The Residences at Wilmette, The Residences at Hamilton Lakes in Itasca and Addison & Clark in Chicago. Additionally, he is President of RMK Restoration which rehabs apartment communities both for internally owned deals and outside firms.
Mr. Rossi, received a B.S. from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and is a Licensed Broker in both Illinois and Minnesota. Mr. Rossi is also an Accredited Residential Manager (ARM).
Diana Julian Pittro
Diana J. Pittro has been in the industry for over 20 years. She began her career in a regional sales and marketing position with Robert Sheridan & Partners doing rehab and condominium conversions on the East Coast. Next, Diana spent nine years with Draper & Kramer, Inc., as a Vice President for a multi-state and multi-site region of 3,000-5,000 units dealing in third party management and was in charge of renovated and new construction properties. She then moved on to a Vice President position at The Habitat Company, where for over five years she supervised high-rise buildings in the Chicago area, including Presidential Towers, which is a 2,400-unit luxury high-rise apartment community which includes commercial, retail, and office space of over 400,000 square feet. For five years prior, she was the General Manager of The Doral Apartments on Michigan Avenue. The property consists of two towers with 750 apartment units, a garage, health club, security, and three floors of office space, retail, and commercial. It also includes a penthouse restaurant and grocery store.
Diana received her B.A. from Cal State and has received her designation for Accredited Resident Manager. She also has her Illinois Real Estate Brokers License. Diana has served on the Executive Committee and as a Board Member for the Chicagoland Apartment Association. She was also President for five years. Diana is currently the Region III Vice President and on the Board of Directors for the National Apartment Association. She is currently serving a two year term as President of the National Apartment Association Education Institute. Diana is also an advisory board member for Rasmussen Colleges. Diana was honored by receiving the Property Supervisor of the Year award from the Illinois/Chicago Apartment Association.
Diana currently oversees all management, marketing and operations for the RMK Management Corporation portfolio, which includes 7,000+ units, in three Midwestern states for both third party investors and self-owned and managed properties. Diana has been with RMK Management Corporation since 2002.
Thomas P Kearney
Thomas P. Kearney received a B.S. in Accounting in 1967 and a Masters of Accounting Science in 1969 from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. He received a Masters of Taxation in 1974 from DePaul University in Chicago. Mr. Kearney received his C.P.A. from the State of Illinois in 1969 and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Mr. Kearney is the Senior Vice President and Treasurer of RMK Management Corporation.
Kathleen Hurst received her B.B.A. from Pace University, New York in 1989. She received her C.P.A. from the State of Michigan in 1991. Ms. Hurst joined RMK in September 1996. Ms. Hurst has twenty years of accounting experience in property management and real estate development. Previously, she was employed with Baird & Warner and American Invsco.
Ms. Hurst is the Chief Financial Officer of RMK Management Corporation.