Our Mission:

The mission statement of Liv Companies is to provide quality housing solutions for good people. The methods to achieve this can always change, but our core values remain focused on providing quality living and delivering strong returns. The current distressed housing market poses an unprecedented opportunity for our team to deliver on this mission. 

Our Vision:

Liv Companies has developed a detailed strategy to capitalize on the current market conditions of the single family housing asset class, with our current emphasis on the operations perspective of the Buy-to-Rent REO investment model. To support this model, Liv Companies has built the framework to deliver strong investment returns through distressed property acquisition, rehabilitation, and rental.

Our Story:

Liv Companies is composed of an experienced, multi-disciplinary core team of construction, design, and real estate professionals. With a combined forty-plus years of experience in the design and construction of housing, our team has a deep knowledge of the intricacies involved in executing even the most complex home construction and delivery projects.

Our Bottom Line:

Our professional, intelligent, and diligent team is poised to capitalize on this unique opportunity in housing. We have a true passion for delivering great places to live, and we know how to do it the right way. Our team is not afraid to get our hands dirty and be on the ground making these projects happen. This mentality is essential to be successful in this business, and we like it that way.


Our Founders

David P. Pollard AIA LEED AP, Principal

David P. Pollard

AIA LEED AP, Principal

Russell T. Head CGB CGP, Principal

Russell T. Head

CGB CGP, Principal

Mr. Pollard is an Illinois licensed architect, LEED accredited professional, and member of the American Institute of Architects. His architectural background brings a toolset rarely utilized in the housing industry. 

Mr. Pollard’s design background also delivers unique problem solving abilities, information systems expertise, and an innovative, forward thinking approach. These characteristics are applied to individual projects, the brand of the company, and our internal operations.

Mr. Pollard’s residential career experience has ranged from single-family home design and construction, construction management of a 700 unit condominium project in Scottsdale, Arizona, to a joint venture, design-build hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He has worked on the design and construction of new single family homes, and renovations in Virginia, Illinois, and Arizona. 

Mr. Pollard has served as the Director of Design and Innovation at StreetScape Development, an Associate Architect at Goettsch Partners, both an architect and Construction Manager at Optima, Inc., and an Architect at Archideas, Inc.

Mr. Pollard holds a Bachelor of Architecture / Minor in Building Construction from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and a Master’s of Science in Architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology. 


Mr. Head has been managing and directing quality construction projects for over 24 years. His project experience includes residential construction and renovations in Chicago, San Francisco, and Wisconsin. His extensive experience includes renovations to homes damaged by the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake and the 1991 Oakland fires. In Illinois, Mr. Head has completed home building and land development projects in numerous suburbs and the city of Chicago.

In addition to previously acting as the Director of Construction for StreetScape Development, Mr. Head was a managing partner of the Noble Hill Companies, developing and building homes in the Chicago suburbs.

Mr. Head has been a continuous member, and has served on the Board of Directors for local home builder’s associations and has served on the National Association of Homebuilder’s Board of Directors for over ten years. He served as the Will-Grundy Counties Homebuilders Association president in 2005, and was named Builder of the Year in 2006. In 2013 Mr. Head was named a Life Director of The National Association of Homebuilders.

Mr. Head holds a B.S. in Organizational and Corporate Communications from Northern Illinois University as well as the professional designations of Certified Graduate Builder and Certified Green Professional.