About Residential Investment Advisors

At RIA, we’re more than just a brokerage firm: We’re a full-service, multi-family investment advisory board. We go above and beyond simply finding properties and writing up contracts by sharing our expert knowledge in analyzing property value, attaining and developing assets, and making strategic property management decisions to support our clients in every stage of multi-family ownership.

Whether you are buying or selling, or somewhere in between, RIA is here to assist you every step of the way.

David Childers

Owner/Broker

David Childers founded Residential Investment Advisors in 2011. During his years of experience as a real estate agent, he realized an opportunity in the industry to work with small, private investors in the purchase and sale of multifamily properties in Middle Tennessee. David has significant experience in many areas of the commercial and residential real estate industry including brokering and facilitating financing for multifamily properties and ownership and management of multifamily and commercial properties. He has brokered millions in multifamily properties and provided professional resources for investors, bankers, and appraisers.

Landon Hoffman

Associate Agent

Landon joined the RIA team in March of 2019. He is a graduate of Auburn University with degrees in Finance and Small Business Development. Landon comes from the financial services industry and has a drive to further his career around educating clients on the topics of wealth management and accumulation through real estate investing. He lives in Berry Hill with his dog, Chance, and can be found somewhere on a golf course or laying by a pool in his free time during the summer.

Kelsey Kinsley

Associate Agent

Kelsie Kinsley has specialized in wholesale investment sales in middle Tennessee and northern Alabama for over six years. Born in Covington, Louisiana, she was raised there as well as West Springfield, Massachusetts before moving to Florida to earn her Bachelor’s Degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University. She lives in East Nashville with her husband, daughter and animal companions and in her spare time enjoys traveling, gardening, hiking, kayaking, & listening to great music around town.

Alex Herzog

Operations Manager

Alex joined RIA in May 2017. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Knoxville with a degree in Political Science and History (both of which are incredibly useful in Real Estate…). She and her husband Leland live in downtown Nashville, and they enjoy traveling and cheering on the Nashville Predators in their free time!