Under the leadership of Rodney F. Emery, CEO of Steadfast Companies, SMC has assembled a team of skilled professionals who bring a combined total of more than 100 years of property management experience to SMC.
Our property management professionals strive to prevent problems rather than just solving them. Our holistic approach provides a strong foundation of property management fundamentals and guidelines to create stability, as well as a sense of community and comfort for our residents.
Guided by both our corporate mission and Core Values, Steadfast is a loyal advocate of numerous community outreach organizations that provide a diverse range of housing and social services to the children and families residing in the communities we do business.
Rodney F. Emery
Chief Executive Officer
In 1994, Rod bought a property in Hollywood, CA, and began the journey of Steadfast Companies. Under his guidance, the company’s vision, goals, and...
<p>In 1994, Rod bought a property in Hollywood, CA, and began the journey of Steadfast Companies. Under his guidance, the company’s vision, goals, and values were created and continue to be upheld. Over the years, Rod has been involved in the purchasing, development, and management of more than $7 billion of real estate. Investing in key relationships and opportunities, Rod grew Steadfast into a vertically integrated commercial real estate company that spans across the United States, Mexico, and Nepal.</p>
<p>Prior to Steadfast, Rod was the president of Cove Properties for 17 years. In this commercial real estate firm that dealt with property management, construction, and development, he developed and/or purchased and renovated more than 7 million square feet of office, industrial, and retail buildings.</p>
<p>Today, Rod serves on the board of directors for several nonprofits focused on ministering to youth, families, and marriage.</p>
<p>Rod graduated from the University of Southern California with an undergraduate degree with an emphasis in Accounting and Finance. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, diving, and traveling.</p>
Dinesh K. Davar
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Davar is responsible for overall accounting and finance operations, including all reporting, budgeting and treasury functions for Steadfast Compan...
Mr. Davar is responsible for overall accounting and finance operations, including all reporting, budgeting and treasury functions for Steadfast Companies. Mr. Davar also coordinates financing and accounting functions for Steadfast Companies’ properties located throughout the United States and Latin America. Prior to joining Steadfast Companies in 1996, Mr. Davar was an independent loan consultant handling both residential and commercial mortgage loans. Mr. Davar served in various roles including Chief Financial Officer of Cove Properties, a diversified real estate development firm specializing in property management, construction and development. While at Cove Properties from 1980 to 1992, Mr. Davar oversaw all aspects of the company’s various real estate transactions, including financing, acquisition, development, property management, and disposition. Mr. Davar was educated as a Chartered Accountant in New Delhi, India, and is a graduate of Meerut University, in Meerut, India.
Ana Marie Del Rio
Chief Legal Officer
Ms. del Rio manages the company’s corporate services group, including legal, compliance and risk management. Prior to joining Steadfast Companies in 2...
Ms. del Rio manages the company’s corporate services group, including legal, compliance and risk management. Prior to joining Steadfast Companies in 2003, Ms. del Rio was a partner in the public finance group at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP for over 10 years, representing both issuers and underwriters in financing single-family and multifamily housing and other types of public-private and redevelopment projects. Prior to practicing law, Ms. del Rio co-owned and operated a campaign consulting and research company specializing in local campaigns and ballot measures for more than 14 years. Ms. del Rio received a J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and received a M.P.A. and B.A. from the University of Southern California.