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The Rock River Companies invest in select residential land and housing developments through a variety of structures custom tailored to meet the needs of homebuilders and land developers.

Rock River Capital (RRC) was founded by Dan Hayes in 1999 to invest in residential land and home building.

Rock River Properties was founded by Dan Hayes in 2010 to acquire, renovate and manage multi-family rental properties.

Dan Hayes

Dan Hayes has more than 30 years of experience in residential real estate and home building. From 1999 to 2012 Dan was co-founder and principal of Saybrook Community Capital, LLC.  Saybrook Community Capital was nationally recognized as one of the top land investment and management companies in the home building industry and through its three funds it bought, developed and sold over 14,000 residential lots nationwide and managed over $1.4 billion in capital.  Mr. Hayes’ responsibilities included capital raising, originations, oversight of investments, and financial reporting and administration.

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Rock River Capital

LD still lifeRock River Capital (RRC) was founded by Dan Hayes in 1999 to invest in residential land and home building. RRC invests its own money, and is a fiduciary for private equity investors looking for opportunities in for-sale residential land and housing investments in the Mid-Atlantic region. RRC’s clients are successful homebuilders and land developers that have demonstrated the ability to survive and profit during tough business cycles

 

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Rock River Properties

Rock River Properties was formed by Dan Hayes in 2010 to acquire, renovate and manage multi-family rental properties.  

Current Properties 32 Alder Street -..

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The Rock River meanders 299 miles from its headwaters near Lake Winnebago, WI before emptying into the Mississippi River near Rock Island, IL. The fertile Rock River Valley was the sacred ancestral homeland of the Sauk Indians.  In 1832, the Sauk and their revered chief, Black Hawk, put up a valiant fight against encroaching traders and settlers.  Black Hawk’s defeat opened up the Illinois and Wisconsin prairies and prompted the greatest land rush the United States had then known.  A few years later in 1837, in his factory on the banks of the Rock River, John Deere designed a stainless steel plow that could cut and turn the tough prairie sod.  Industrious farmers and ranchers used Deere’s plow to break new ground and grow America’s heartland.

Dan Hayes grew up on a farm in the Rock River Valley that was first settled by his ancestors shortly after the Civil War.

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  • Address

    25 South Charles Street,

    Suite 2150 Baltimore

    MD 21201

  • Business Phone
    ‭(410) 244-1705‬
  • Email:
    Dhayes@rockriverco.com