Kyle Riva

Kyle Riva

Kyle Riva

CEO and President, Alexander Investments International

2023 Alumni Hall of Fame Inductee

BS Management ’77

Throughout his career of more than 40 years, Kyle Riva has been responsible for the development, financing, and construction of high-profile commercial real estate, including apartments, office buildings, retail centers, industrial properties, hotels, resorts, single-family projects and land. 

Before forming Alexander Investments International, Riva was an influential part of Epoch Properties for more than 25 years and led the company as president for more than a decade. He also served as manager of the Central Florida office of Carey, Kramer, Silvester & Associates, a commercial real estate mortgage and sales company, and his experience includes vice president/branch manager of Alliance Mortgage Company and territory manager for the Burroughs Corporation.

Representing almost 24,000 multi-family living units at a value of over $2 billion, Riva’s projects have been recognized in national publications such as Housing, Professional Builder and Florida Trend.

Riva is a licensed Florida Real Estate Broker and a member of the National Multi-Housing Council. In addition, he serves in several key positions on Florida State University boards, including as chair of the FSU Real Estate Center executive board and a member of the FSU Foundation Board of Trustees, the FSU Real Estate Foundation board, the College of Business Student Investment Fund Board and the FSU Real Estate Investment Fund board. Riva is also board member emeritus and past chairman of the Hamilton Holt School Board of Advisors at Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla.

Riva earned a bachelor’s in management from the College of Business and his master’s in management from Rollins College.