Leadership

Robert A. Cohen,
President & Founder

Robert A. Cohen,

Robert A. Cohen, President and Founder, has an extensive background in real estate law and management. Prior to founding R. A. Cohen & Associates, Inc., he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Imperial Properties, Inc. Prior to that, Bob enjoyed a long and successful career as Vice President and General Counsel of M. J. Raynes Incorporated during its period of dominance in co-op conversions in the 1980s. Bob began his professional career as an associate at Proskauer Rose, one of the nation’s largest law firms. He is a graduate of the NYU School of Law.

Ralph Della Cava,
Executive Vice President & Principal

Ralph Della Cava,

Ralph Della Cava, Executive Vice President and Principal, joined Bob as a founding partner of R. A. Cohen & Associates, Inc. in 1990. Ralph leverages his experience in investment and acquisition analysis, real estate development and finance to ensure consistent growth. Ralph oversees all acquisition, disposition and financial strategies and has helped the firm grow into new and emerging markets throughout its 30-year history. His in-depth market knowledge and commitment to integrity have laid the foundation for the firm’s continued success.

Ross Millhiser,
Vice President

Ross Millhiser,

Ross Millhiser, Vice President of R. A. Cohen & Associates, Inc., Oversees all new property acquisitions as well as all property and projects management. As Vice President, he has helped expand the company’s real-estate presence in NoLita, SoHo, TriBeCa and the Lower East Side. In addition to these responsibilities, he also oversees all renovations and developments across the companies portfolio. Prior to joining R.A. Cohen & Associates, Inc. he was a trader in the middle markets group at Lehman Brothers for five years.  With his background in finance, Ross has a keen understanding of real-estate budget and acquisition analysis.

Rina Krebs, CPA
Controller

Rina Krebs, CPA

Rina Krebs, CPA, Controller of R.A. Cohen & Associates, Inc., began her accounting career working for six years in public accounting before moving to the private sector. She was previously the Assistant Controller at Imperial Properties, Inc. and before that worked as the Controller of Namco, Inc. Currently serving as the Controller for R.A. Cohen & Associates, Inc. Rina is responsible for all accounting functions within the business as well as overseeing the accounting staff. She is responsible for all pro-forma and budget preparation as well as expense and purchase-order tracking.

 

Ms. Krebs is a Certified Public Accountant.