RD Management Names John Barna Controller

August 12, 2019

RD Management LLC, one of the nation’s largest privately held real-estate development and management organizations, has promoted former Internal Auditor John Barna to controller.

As controller, John is responsible for RD Management’s corporate finances, overseeing the day-to-day accounting functions of the entire real estate portfolio and managing the company’s benefits and administration.

“John has made considerable contributions to our team throughout his long tenure at RD Management and has played an instrumental role in the company’s overall success,” said Richard Birdoff, principal and president of RD Management. “This well-deserved promotion is a reflection of John’s hard work and dedication. I am confident that he will flourish in his new position as controller and I wish him the best as he assumes new responsibilities.”

John joined RD Management in 1997 as an internal auditor in the finance department. As an auditor, his responsibilities included performing year-end audits, preparing end-of-year and interim financial statements, and compiling budgets and forecasts, partnership and corporate tax returns, and partner distributions. John attended Hunter College and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Additionally, he is a certified public accountant in the state of New York and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York Society of CPAs.

RD Management employs approximately 100 people across its national portfolio and owns and operates more than 150 assets throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.


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