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Our People

We are a boutique firm that puts customer service and client relationships first. Our team is comprised of professionals with expertise in multiple disciplines to provide a 360-degree perspective on every project. Our skills are strengthened by our unparalleled experience in managing complex projects and building at scale.

Meet the Leadership Team:

Jaron M. Norman


Jaron Norman stands at the forefront of commercial real estate, orchestrating over $3B in purpose-built multifamily investments throughout his expansive 20+ year career. His expertise encompasses a broad spectrum of real estate finance, accounting, programming, and project management in both the public and private sectors. Celebrated for his innovative insights in economic development and specialized economic zone design, Jaron is a recognized authority in the field. Before establishing Liberty Atlantic Group, he honed his skills as the Controller & Division CFO at a notable publicly-traded student-housing REIT. Jaron has a B.S. in Accounting and also brings the rigor of a Six Sigma Black Belt to his strategic undertakings, underpinning his commitment to excellence, productivity and efficiency in the real estate domain.

Lyvonne Bovell


Lyvonne Bovell is a highly skilled business professional, adept at overseeing both front and back-office activities. Her diverse experience spanning over 9 years in commercial real estate enriches her deep background in business administration, procurement, event management, and operations. Prior to her current role at Liberty Atlantic Group, Lyvonne held the position of Manager of Corporate Administration for Equity Office Properties (EOP). In this role, she was instrumental in facilitating Blackstone’s $39B acquisition and repositioning of EOP, showcasing her strategic capabilities in corporate transactions. With her extensive industry knowledge and strategic approach, Lyvonne has consistently proven herself to be a valuable asset in the realm of business and real estate. 

John Rydle

SVP of Development

John Rydle is an accomplished professional who oversees all development and project finance activities. His deep, diverse background in development and project finance extends over 30 years, where he has demonstrated proficiency in a wide range of project types, from military housing to student housing. John’s formidable skill set includes sourcing, analyzing, and modeling, and throughout his career, he has successfully helped raise over $4B in commercial real estate investments across numerous states. John’s academic credentials are just as impressive as his professional achievements, holding an MBA with a focus on Real Estate Finance from Penn State and a B.A. in Architecture from Notre Dame. His expertise and vast experience make him an invaluable asset in the realm of commercial real estate.

William Bothe

SVP of Construction

Bill Bothe is an expert in overseeing pre-construction and construction activities, specifically for large-scale multifamily and single-family projects. With over 15 years of experience in the industry, Bill’s unparalleled skill set includes not only building but also managing these substantial projects. Prior to joining Liberty Atlantic Group, he demonstrated his leadership capabilities as the President of Construction for the Valeo Groupe. His academic credentials include a B.S. in Construction Management from Syracuse University. Moreover, his practical capabilities are certified through his licensure as a General Contractor in both North Carolina. Bill’s extensive experience and management prowess make him an instrumental figure in the realm of construction.