David Marx - Chairman, President

David Marx is the founder, chairman and CEO of Rockhall Funding Corp. He has extensive experience in operating a diverse array of real estate companies that span three decades and numerous real estate cycles. Under his leadership Rockhall Funding Corp. has completed over $2.5 Billion in commercial real estate and multifamily financing. Under his leadership Rockhall Funding Corp. has developed in to a mature investment firm with a national reputation. His oversight of all deals ensures the maximum leverage will be obtained consistent with the lowest cost of capital.
680 Central Ave, Suite 109,
Cedarhurst, NY 11516
Direct: 917-881-7583

David Slifkin - Vice President

David Slifkin is the Vice President of Health Care for Rockhall Funding Corp. Prior to joining the company he was CEO of Personal Touch Home Care for the past 25 years. During this period he engineered an $85 Million refinancing to permit the principles to withdraw capital and, obtained a $60 Million credit facility for operations. His involvement with the clients will extend beyond the initial transaction and help them develop additional business opportunities. His commitment has and always will be to help create a financing structure that permits effective functioning of the business by ensuring the appropriate financing is put into place.
680 Central Ave, Suite 109,
Cedarhurst, NY 11516
Direct: 718-380-8882, extension 1029

Deanna deGoma - FHA Analyst

Deanna deGoma is the FHA Underwriting Analyst for Rockhall Funding. She is responsible for underwriting activities focusing on mortgage credit analysis and HUD due diligence requirements. Deanna has 10 years of FHA underwriting and processing experience and closed in excess of $300 million in HUD transactions including market rate, affordable and healthcare deals. Prior to joining Rockhall Funding, Deanna held positions in FHA underwriting at commercial real estate finance companies including PNC Bank and CB Richard Ellis.
Direct: 617-663-8737

Martin Royal - Chief Underwriter

Martin Royal oversees all MAP and LEAN mortgage transactions. Mr. Royal has worked in the underwriting industry since 2005 and has been approved by HUD to underwrite Healthcare, Multifamily, and Hospital transactions. Martin joined Rockhall in 2020 and previously served as Deputy Chief Underwriter at Centennial Mortgage Inc. He has personally underwritten over $300 million of successful applications under Sections 221(d)4, 223(f), 223(a)7, 232, 232/223(f), 202, and 241(a) of the National Housing Act. A number of these transactions included Low Income Housing Tax Credits and Tax-Exempt Bonds combined with FHA Financing. Prior to joining the industry in 2005, Mr. Royal was an accountant with the Arkansas Development Finance Authority.
Direct: 636-875-2449

Ronald Scuola - Director of Finance

Ronald Scuola is the Director of Finance for Rockhall Funding Corp. He is responsible for all financial functions and human resources of the Company and oversees FHA/HUD and Ginnie Mae reporting. Ronald joined Rockhall in 2019. Prior to joining Rockhall, Ronald was the CFO for Metropolitan Funding Corp. an FHA/HUD multifamily lender and GNMA servicer. His experience also includes FHA loan closings, construction loan administration and Ginnie Mae issuer and servicer activities. Ronald graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from C.W Post College/L.I. University.
680 Central Ave, Suite 109,
Cedarhurst, NY 11516
Direct: 917-501-4101


A Texas native, who grew up along the border in West and South Texas, BJ Taylor has over 30 years of experience in development, construction and financing. BJ’s clients include developers of both market-rate and affordable, multi-family facilities as well as seniors housing projects. From 1999 to the present, BJ originated and closed, under the HUD MAP process, new construction and acquisition/refinancing multifamily facilities. Her forte is affordable housing projects, 4% LIHTC with bonds. She has also originated and closed a number of HUD LEAN licensed healthcare facilities especially new construction assisted living facilities with memory care. The most recent 232 was a 100 bed facility in Washington D.C.
Her client base is located primarily in Texas, Georgia, Utah, and Tennessee. These are also areas which allocate the most tax credit equity allocations annually. These locations are also home to a significant “aging in place” population.
Returning back to Texas from New England in 1995, BJ developed three industrial parks for cities in south Texas with twin plants or maquiladoras in Mexico, including one industrial park primarily for Taiwanese companies. The second industrial park, primarily developed for Archer Daniels Midland and Frito Lay, included a potato chip plant exporting product to Mexico and Central America. Other clients procured for operating in the parks included Simpson Racing, Delphi Motor parts, and Stryker Hospital equipment. In Maine, BJ worked for two commercial banks with offices in Boston, Massachusetts, and various locations in Maine.
BJ holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Texas A&M University; an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College; Ph.D. from the University of Maine, Orono.
Direct: 214-763-6996

Paul Castagna - Director National Accounts

Paul Castagna is the Director of National Accounts for Rockhall Funding Corp. Being customer-focused, Paul has over thirty years of experience in the commercial real estate finance industry. His experience and proven track record will continue to build on Rockhall’s success with commercial FHA transactions.

Prior to joining Rockhall Funding Corp., Paul originated in both wholesale and retail markets for Bedford Lending, Leadenhall Lime, Aetna Capital, and Marcus & Millichap.
Direct: 561-306-6852