Diarra McKinney

Diarra McKinney is the founder and CEO of Rosewood Strategies, a real estate development firm located in Washington, DC that focuses on urban infill development. Diarra’s career has focused on deals ranging from $20 – $200 million. Diarra has over 17 years of real estate acquisitions, finance, and development experience. Diarra has acquired over $130 million of opportunistic real estate deals, which represent more than $650 million in total asset value. Rosewood Strategies serves as the Real Estate Advisor for several non-profit institutions, including Martha’s Table, Jubilee Housing, Project Create, Recovery Café, and Community of Hope. Diarra formerly served as Vice President of Acquisitions and Development at Neighborhood Development Company, Director of Acquisitions at Ditto Residential, and Development Executive at Clark Realty Capital. Diarra is a native Washingtonian and a proud graduate of DC Public Schools, Stanford University, Yale Law School, and Harvard Business School.