Executive Team

Executive Team

Andrew S. Love
Principal
Love Savings Holding Company

Mr. Love is Chairman, Co-CEO and a principal owner of Love Savings Holding Company. He is also Director of Heartland Bank, Chairman of the Bank’s Finance-ALCO Committee and serves as a Director of Love Funding. Mr. Love has over 40 years experience in real estate and finance and was a partner at the law firm of Bryan, Cave, McPheeters, and McRoberts. He has served as an active board member for many charitable organizations, including St. Louis Symphony Society, St. Louis Country Day School, St. Louis Repertory Theatre, Missouri Chapter of the Nature Conservancy, Center for Plant Conservation and Webster University.

Mr. Love received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Harvard Law School.

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Laurence A. Schiffer
Principal
Love Savings Holding Company

Mr. Schiffer is Co-CEO and a principal owner of Love Savings Holding Company. He is also Chairman of Heartland Bank and its Loan Committee, Chairman of Love Funding and Chairman and CEO of Allegro Senior Living, a joint venture development company with Almanac Realty Investors formerly Rothschild Group, an international investment firm. Over the past three decades Mr. Schiffer has actively directed the development, ownership, acquisition, and management of commercial real estate properties including institutional quality office, hotel, retail, industrial, apartment, and senior housing properties for both the company’s own account and for its affiliates and domestic and foreign partners.

Mr. Schiffer received a Bachelor of Science degree from Washington University.

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Douglas Schiffer
President and Chief Operating Officer
Allegro Senior Living

Mr. Schiffer has over 20 years experience in commercial real estate. Prior to Allegro he served as an executive officer for Love Funding, focused on senior housing finance. He has frequently been featured as a guest speaker at national financing conferences. He is a member of ASHA and ULI.

Mr. Schiffer received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Tulane University.

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Mary Rieser
President
Allegro Management Company, LLC

As President of Allegro Management Company, LLC, Ms. Rieser directs the operation of all aspects of the company. With 25 years of property management experience, she has managed senior and subsidized housing, as well as commercial properties. She has successfully managed both start-up and turn around projects in city and suburban locations across the country. She is a licensed real estate broker in Illinois and Missouri, a member of the St. Louis Association of Realtors and has served on the Executive Committee of the St. Louis Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management.

Ms. Rieser received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mundelein College and an MBA from St. Louis University.

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Peter M. Schiffer
Vice President, Love Investment Company,
and Senior Vice President, Love Hotel Management

Mr. Schiffer brings over 25 years of experience in real estate development and operations. Mr. Schiffer has served in numerous positions including hotel operations, asset management, finance, sales and food & beverage for such companies as Ritz Carlton, Marriott, Clarion and InterContinental hotels.

He enjoys an impressive track record of property operations, finance, development and construction of new properties. Prior to joining Love Investment Company, Mr. Schiffer was the Vice President of Love Funding Corporation exclusively lending to the hospitality industry.

Presently, Mr. Schiffer’s is responsible for developing hospitality facilities across the country. His duties include land acquisition, zoning, financing and other related development activities.

He holds a bachelors degree from the University of Colorado and is a licensed real estate agent in Georgia and Missouri.

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Joseph A. Ruggeri
President
Love Hotel Management Company

Mr. Ruggeri has more than 25 years experience in the hospitality industry, having served in various capacities including General Manager, Regional Director of Operations and Vice President of Operations for several national and independently owned hotel chains across the country. As President for Love Hotel Management Company, Mr. Ruggeri’s focus is the ongoing operational oversight of existing properties, while continuing to grow the company’s hotel management portfolio.

Mr. Ruggeri received a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Louis University and serves on the board of the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission.

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Richard Miller
President
Allegro Development Company

Mr. Miller has a broad range of commercial real estate expertise including site analysis, land acquisition, municipal approval, design, construction, sales, financing and leasing for retail, hotels, resorts and senior housing developments across the country.

Recent transactions Mr. Miller was instrumental in executing were the $1 billion dollar sale of 24 hotel properties, and the marketing, sales and operations of a $150 million dollar private golf resort with 98 single family units in Vail, Colorado.

Mr. Miller has held several senior level positions with HBE Corporation, The Love Companies and May Department Stores.

Mr. Miller received a Bachelor of Science from the Civil Engineering and Construction Department of Bradley University.

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