Rajib Batabyal has been involved in Houston real estate through financing, acquisition and management for 25 years. His skillset includes but is not limited to thorough understanding of multifamily acquisition, asset management, operations and lending processes. From 1993 to 2008 Rajib was the Vice President of Business Development and Analysis for TTSF Properties where he was involved in continuous market analysis, financial analysis prior to and during the projects, acquisition, financial planning and operation and reporting. His next 7 years were spent presiding over the management of a seven-asset portfolio consisting of 1,376 units as Director of Property Management for ITC Management. Rajib then went on to become the Vice President of Operations at Karya Property Management where he was responsible for operating over 8,000 units across 28 properties before leaving to start Tri Consulting Group (TCG). Rajib is Founder of TCG and Principal Officer of the Company.
Rajib’s vast and diverse experience have made him an expert in identifying assets and maximizing returns. He got his degree in Bachelors of Science from St. Xavier’s University in Calcutta, India and MBA in Marketing in the US. Rajib lives in Sugar Land, Texas with his wife and 3 children and actively indulges in philanthropy in his city. His hobbies are reading and writing poetry.
Tapan Patel, also fondly known as Paul has more than 7 years of experience in the real estate industry throughout the Greater Houston Area. He is Director of Operations at TRI Consulting Group. Paul started his career as Manager of a privately owned Red Roof Inn where he was responsible for increasing revenue by $400k in his first two years through efficient management and effective budget controls. In 2010 Paul became Community Manager and Bookkeeper for a property in North Houston, where he became an expert at successfully managing a Multifamily community while remaining within budget. The following year Paul worked as Regional Manager overseeing a three-apartment portfolio in the Houston area. In his time there, despite the downturn Houston experienced, he was able to implement efficiency into the operations of the communities, resulting in an overall 17% reduction in operational expenses and an average of 8% rent increase. His knowledge of how to efficiently run a property and maintain a budget will be paramount to the overall success of the group.
Paul double majored in math and interior architecture from University of Houston and now puts his degree to full use by redesigning and restoring our properties. Paul’s initiation into this arena is attributed to his family business of buying stressed hotels and rehabilitating them, which they continue to do till date. Paul is also an avid cricketer with home runs under his belt both professionally and academically.
Dustin has been a Real Estate Accountant for 15 years, to include, direct experience with Multi-Family Properties. He has worked for companies made up of Real Estate Investment Groups, Property Management, and General Contracting for Real Estate Development projects. Over the years Dustin has been responsible for overseeing all Financial and Accounting aspects of Multi-Family Properties, Office Buildings, Retail Centers, Residential Home Building, Real Estate Development Projects, and Property Management offices. Dustin brings to the company vast experience and knowledge of Real Estate Accounting.
Dustin obtained his Accounting Degree from Texas State University in 2002. He resides in Houston, TX and is native to the area as he was born in Spring Branch. His hobbies include fishing, camping, and hiking. Dustin is also a huge Astros fan.
Nisha Smith has over 25 years experience including with DoubleTree Hotel and Citibank, where she was a Vice President. During her tenure with Citibank, Nisha helped develop and coordinate their Non Resident Indian (NRI) Business, and handled new business development and servicing of thousands of customer relationships across the Southern States. In 2011, Nisha became a Consultant for Indian Real Estate Market, providing in depth understanding and awareness to NRIs in North America as well as other countries. In this capacity, Nisha developed long-term relationships with clients by preparing investment strategies that helped them achieve their financial goals. Her advice and investment guidance has helped thousands of NRIs, who have successfully invested hundreds of crores in Real Estate properties across India with her. Nisha has now redirected her focus on US Real Estate investments and networks to develop business strategies to enhance market penetration, promote sales and attract individual customers to invest in the lucrative US Market. She now works at Tri Consulting Group (TCG) to support the investor platform.
Nisha resides in Houston, TX and maintains extensive relationships with the larger NRI community in the US as well as Real Estate Developers across US & India.