Team - Restore Utah


Jim Schulte, President and Principal

Jim Schulte

Jim is President for Restore Utah where he oversees investing, rehabilitation and leasing activities. In the course of a diverse 25-year career in various as aspects of real estate development, investment and consulting Jim has proven himself to be skilled at planning and developing real estate projects, securing development rights, completing successful investments and evaluating market conditions. His real estate career includes management team roles at Kennecott Land and Boeing where he was responsible for the planning and entitlement of 89,000 acres in Salt Lake and a 260-acre infill project in Long Beach, CA. Other activities in his career have included apartment acquisitions totaling over $75 million for Archstone, and international real estate consulting assignments. Jim holds an MBA from The Anderson School at UCLA and a BBA in real estate and finance from SMU.

Rich Beck, Senior Associate

Rich BeckRich Beck is the Senior Associate for Restore Utah where he underwrites investments and reports on the acquisition activity. Rich’s background includes experience in the real estate and financial services industries. Prior to joining the team, Rich worked for Orion Management Group where he managed the operations of a $10M real estate fund, oversaw the development of additional units, and effectively listed several apartment complexes. Prior to Orion, Rich was a Finance Co-op for Johnson and Johnson where he managed the $500M revenue process, calculated $10M royalty payments, and supported departments with their budgets and $25M in expenses. Rich holds a B.A. in Business Administration from the Marriott School at Brigham Young University.

Jon Neviaser, General Manager

Jon NeviaserJon is General Manager for Rize Homesource where he oversees property management operations for Restore and new business development for third party clients. He has extensive experience in operations management, business development and sales within real estate and previously the outdoor industry. Throughout his real estate career he has focused on providing clients with the maximum return on investment while constantly improving operations platforms to gain efficiencies. Jon previously held a management role at JG Real Estate in Philadelphia where he managed evolving operations of a rapidly growing client base.He has a BA in political science from the University of Vermont.

Laurence Pelosi, Principal

Laurence PelosiLaurence Pelosi serves as a Principal at Restore Utah and is involved in all aspects of the firm’s investing strategy, construction and property management. Previously, Laurence served in senior roles in the real sector, including as a Principal with Thompson Dorfman Partners (now Trammel Crow Residential, Northern California), Executive Director with Morgan Stanley Real Estate and Director of Acquisitions with Lennar Corporation Laurence began his career as a real estate and land use attorney. He received his undergraduate degree from U.C. Berkeley and J.D. from Georgetown.

Steve Riter, Principal

Steve RiterRiter has over 25 years of residential development experience. Prior to co-founding McKinley Partners, Riter was a member of Mission Valley Properties where he acquired and entitled of 635 residential units for development throughout Northern California. Prior to joining Mission Valley Properties, he was the Vice President of Land Acquisition and Development at Catellus Residential Group (CRG). From 1997 to 2000, Riter built CRG’s Northern California building division into a regional presence as a California homebuilder. Riter’s experience includes residential land acquisition and development experience with SummerHill Homes, a subsidiary of Marcus & Millichap Inc. Riter was also the Vice President of Acquisition for Southwest Diversified/Coscan (now known as Brookfield Homes) from 1990 to 1994. From 1984 to 1990, He was Project Controller for the Vintage Club and later transitioned to Manager of Land Acquisition for Vintage Properties – a $1.1 billion dollar mixed-use residential and commercial development company. Riter is a member of the Board of Directors of The Seneca Center and City Beach Inc. He received a Bachelors of Science in Business from Brigham Young University and conducted MBA studies at John F. Kennedy University.