Real estate investment trust (REIT) Trade Street Residential Inc. recently announced that Randall ‘Randy’ Eberline has joined the company as chief accounting officer and principal financial officer.
Previously, Eberline provided accounting and financial consulting services to various companies in the real estate and financial services industries, including Trade Street. From 2005 through 2011, he served as vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) of Jim Walter Homes, a builder of affordable on-your-lot homes in the southeastern U.S. Prior to that, he spent nine years in senior corporate and division finance roles at organizations focused on residential construction and development and 11 years in public accounting, primarily with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he focused on serving real estate clients, including the initial public offering of a prominent multifamily REIT.
Eberline will report directly to Richard Ross, the company's CEO, who will no longer serve as principal financial officer and interim CFO. Trade Street does not intend to fill the role of CFO the present time, the company says in a press release.