Meet Our Team

Serving Our Clients with Excellence for
More than 15 Years.

At RIA, we’re more than just a brokerage firm: We’re a full-service, multi-family investment advisory board. We go above and beyond simply finding properties and writing up contracts by sharing our expert knowledge in analyzing property value, attaining and developing assets, and making strategic property management decisions to support our clients in every stage of multi-family ownership.

Whether you are buying or selling, or somewhere in between, RIA is here to assist you every step of the way.

Landon Hoffman

Investment Agent

Landon joined the RIA team in March of 2019. He is a graduate of Auburn University with degrees in Finance and Small Business Development. Landon comes from the financial services industry and has a drive to further his career around educating clients on the topics of wealth management and accumulation through real estate investing.

He lives in Berry Hill with his dog, Chance, and can be found somewhere on a golf course or laying by a pool in his free time during the summer.

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Albert Drake

Investment agent

Before joining RIA in the Winter of 2020, Albert began his journey with his involvement in the acquisition and disposition of SFRs before deciding to move into the Multifamily market. He is an SMU Alum with a BFA and is currently pursuing a BBA in Finance w/a concentration in RE from The University of Memphis. Albert’s motivation as a successful agent derives from the mission of becoming a life-long investor and educator of the opportunities that real estate can present and manifest into.

Recently making his way from Dallas, TX, Albert is a husband, a father, an artist, a sports fan, an outdoor enthusiast, and an inspiring investor. Most likely you find him diving into one of these areas in his free time.

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Hunter Smith

investment agent

Prior to RIA, Hunter earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 2018. Following that, he coached two years of collegiate football before pursuing real estate full time. His commitment to helping others succeed allows him to connect with potential investors to provide them with the best service possible. 

Born and raised in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. In his free time he enjoys being active and spending time with friends and family.

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Kristina Rivers

operations manager

Kristina is the Operations Manager for RIA. Before joining the team in 2019, Kristina had over eight years’ experience managing day to day operations for a construction company. Kristina works as part of the RIA team to organize office procedures, control correspondence, review and approve business requisitions, market and maintain social media, as well as prepare and manage on and off-site events.

Born and raised in Tacoma, Washington, she now lives in Nashville with her 3 year old Belgian Malinois. In her off time, Kristina enjoys trying new restaurants, reading, cooking, kayaking and yoga.

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Dave Childers

CEO & Founder

Owner/Broker, David Childers started RIA to fill an industry void in assisting private investors throughout Middle Tennessee with the purchase and sale of multi-family properties. RIA’s success today is a result of David's efforts to build credibility with clients through repeat results.

David goes beyond finding properties and writing contracts by sharing his expert knowledge with his clients so that they understand their investments and can feel 100% comfortable with all of their real estate decisions.

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