Joshua B. Rales, Esq. is Founder and Managing Partner of RFI Associates, a Bethesda, Maryland based real estate investment company specializing in buying and renovating apartment communities. He is also Founder of the RFI Foundation which focuses on supporting Jewish causes and promoting educational equity, health care for the uninsured, and cancer research.
Mr. Rales co-founded the Ruth Rales Comcast Kids Reading Network, a reading tutorial program involving “at risk” second graders, in partnership with Montgomery County Public Schools, which serves over 1,000 students per year. He has served on the boards of the Norwood School and Washington Hospital Center. He is a current board member of the United Jewish Endowment Fund, serves as a Trustee on the Board of Howard University, and is a member of St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s Sustainability and Finance Committees. He has chaired various events and campaigns for Israel Bonds, the Jewish Social Service Agency, Norwood School, City of Hope, Walk for Hope to Cure Breast Cancer and Teach for America.
Mr. Rales earned his B.A. in Government & Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia in 1979, and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1983. He is a member of the Maryland and District of Columbia Bar Associations.