About Us

Our Senior Management

The Senior Management of M&R Development brings extensive experience in development, construction and project management to the company. As a team, they oversee all aspects of a new project from site selection and purchase to architectural drawings, contract negotiation and construction management.

This group of seasoned professionals are the backbone of M&R Development and the reason for its continued success.

Anthony R. 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 President of M&R Development.

Anthony R. Rossi, Jr.
Anthony R. Rossi, Jr. is the Executive Vice President of M&R Development. Mr. Rossi is responsible for overseeing all facets of development including: the selection of sites, site planning, the entitlement process, financing and construction. Mr. Rossi joined Moran and Company in 1991 and has been involved with the brokerage division of Moran and Company, the management division of RMK Management, the rehab division of RMK Restoration, and the development division of M&R Development. RMK currently manages over 10,000 apartment homes, of which approximately 60% of the inventory is fee managed. Through RMK Restoration he has overseen the rehab and upgrades of over 5,000 apartment homes and the additional demolition and subsequent construction of four new clubhouses. Through M&R Development he has been involved in the construction of over 3,750 new apartment homes including the most recent projects Regency Place in Oakbrook Terrace, The Residences at the Grove in Downers Grove, Parc Huron in Chicago, and 73 E. Lake in Chicago. Mr. Rossi, received a B.S. from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and is a Licensed Broker in Illinois and Minnesota. Mr. Rossi is also an Accredited Residential Manager (ARM).

Paul Marucci
Paul Marucci is Senior Vice President of M&R Development and has over 33 years of experience in construction estimating, contract administration and project management. Mr. Marucci's background includes design supervision and construction of multi-family residential, hotel and industrial projects. Prior to joining M&R Development, Mr. Marucci was a senior vice president at McShane Construction. Mr. Marucci holds a B.A. from Cleveland State University and is a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design and Construction.

Buddy Wright
As a construction consultant, Buddy Wright has worked with M&R Development on over 3,000 new apartment units as well as the on the renovation of more than 1,000 apartments for sister company, RMK Restoration. Mr. Wright brings the benefit of 32 years of experience in housing construction, land development, contracts and purchasing to the M&R Development team. Mr. Wright spent a significant part of his career with Lexington Homes, the largest home builder in the Midwest, where he served over time as that company's production manager, director of customer service and purchasing manager. Mr. Wright was also formerly a partner in New Horizon Construction Management Company as well as a project manager for Ryland Homes. In addition, Mr. Wright served as an advisor to Aspen Homes and was a construction consultant to AMLI Residential Properties Trust in the development of AMLI at Fox Valley and AMLI at Oakhurst North.

William A. Patrun AIA
William Patrun is a design, planning and entitlement consultant to M&R Development. As a licensed architect in Illinois, Mr. Patrun has over 25 years of consulting experience in both residential and commercial design and real estate development.

Prior to working with M&R Development, Mr. Patrun served as Director of Development at Walden Investment Corporation as well as Project Manager for Holabird & Root Architects. In addition, he worked on a number of projects developed by AMLI Residential, Hamilton Partners and Trammel Crow and was also a project manager in the development of several major hotel and office buildings for Prudential Insurance Company and LaSalle Partners.

Mr. Patrun holds a B.S. in Architecture from the University of Illinois, Chicago and is a member of the American Institute of Architects.