FFCM is a boutique investment and advisory firm that specializes in institutional-grade single-family homes. Our disciplined investment approach includes acquiring properties at a discount to market value, strategically selecting markets for stability and growth, and expertly managing each property to maximize income and long-term appreciation. Since inception, FFCM has successfully navigated various market conditions and consistently outperforming industry benchmarks.

  • Proven Track Record: Over $225 million in single-family home transactions for both private funds and large institutional investors.

  • Expertise and Experience: A management team with deep industry knowledge and a history of successful investments.

  • Strong Partnerships: We invest in markets where we have developed strong and proven local partnerships. Our partners include acquisition agents, construction teams, and property managers and we align our partners’ interests with our own.



Managing Director

John Patterson is a co-founder and Managing Director at First Floor Capital Management. He focuses on shaping the firm’s investment strategies and leads the company’s finance and reporting arms. John was a former product manager at Microsoft and combines business strategy with rigorous financial analysis to deliver scalable investment solutions. He holds a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Arizona, a B.S. in Computer Science from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.


Managing Director

Benjamin Riehle is a co-founder and Managing Director at First Floor Capital Management, where he focuses on the firm’s acquisition strategies. Under his leadership, First Floor has sourced over $225 million in single-family homes for both private funds and institutional investors. Benjamin is a recognized thought-leader in the single-family rental sector and has consulted for some of the largest institutional SFR funds in the country. He holds a B.S. in Accounting and a Law Degree from the University of Arizona.