Aaron D. Stauber, Esq.Principal & President
Mr. Stauber has over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate. He is directly responsible for the purchase and redevelopment of more than 10 million square feet of commercial properties with a market value of over $1 Billion. Mr. Stauber’s projects include the rehabilitation of a former 800,000-square-foot department store building into a mixed-use office/retail building, restoration of over 1.5 million square feet of historic buildings, and the conversion of numerous 100,000 to 500,000-square-foot single-user manufacturing facilities into multi-user “flex-spaces.” Mr. Stauber is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and is a member of the New York, Florida and District of Columbia Bars.
Maurice Ades, Esq.Principal & Managing Partner
Mr. Ades has over fifteen years of experience in commercial real estate. He is directly responsible for the purchase and management of over five million square feet of commercial properties. His projects include the purchase and lease up of two vacant distribution facilities, one 550,000 sq ft in Pittsburgh, PA and the other 180,000 sq ft in Cleveland, OH. Mr. Ades has lead in the management, leasing, sale and refinance of over three million square feet of office, residential and retail buildings in Pittsburgh, PA, Fairfield, CT, New York and Secaucus, NJ. Mr. Ades received a Bachelor of Business Administration with Distinction from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctorate from the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law. He is a member of the
New York Bar.
Robert AdesPrincipal & Executive Vice President
Mr. Ades joined the operating team of Rugby Realty in 2005, after spending the previous seven years working in a variety of management roles at Rugby’s sister retail company, A&E Stores, Inc. In the fourteen years since joining the commercial real estate business, Rob has been responsible for the repositioning of millions of square feet of Rugby assets, including large capital expenditure projects and dozens of tenant improvement projects. In many cases, he was able to take underperforming assets and lease them to 100% occupancy. Rob has orchestrated some of the largest lease deals in the state of Connecticut over the last few years, and in 2018, he spearheaded our expansion to Cleveland, Ohio with the acquisition of Rugby’s largest building to date, the 600,000 square foot AECOM Building.
Alan Ades, Esq.Principal & Chairman
In addition to being a founder and principal shareholder of Rugby Realty, Mr. Ades is also the President, a founding member, and substantial shareholder of A&E Stores, Inc., a premier operator of apparel stores on the East Coast and Chicago. Mr. Ades has over 40 years experience in commercial real estate with extensive knowledge of both retail and
Larry WalshPrincipal & Chief Operating Officer - Pittsburgh
Mr. Walsh is a Principal with Rugby Realty Co., Inc. and the Chief Operating Officer of the Pittsburgh Region. He manages all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the Pittsburgh Portfolio. Mr. Walsh joined Rugby in 2003 after a successful career developing CVS/pharmacy drug stores across the country for Armstrong Development, headquartered in Pittsburgh. He was born and raised in Pittsburgh, and earned a Master’s Degree from Carnegie Mellon University in Public Policy and Management with a concentration in Urban and Regional Economic Development.
In addition to being a founder and principal shareholder of Rugby Realty, Mr. Erani is also the Chief Operating Officer, a founding member, and a substantial shareholder of A&E Stores, Inc., a premier operator of apparel stores on the East Coast and Chicago. Mr. Erani has over 40 years of experience in commercial real estate as an owner and developer.
In addition to being a founder and principal shareholder of Rugby Realty, Mr. Erani is also a Senior Vice President, founding member, and a substantial shareholder of A&E Stores, Inc., a premier operator of apparel stores on the east coast and Chicago. Mr. Erani serves as the Chief Merchandise Manager for A&E Stores, Inc.