Melissa Fisher

President, Development

Fisher is the principal owner and president of RISE Residential Construction. She focuses on project development, financing, and reporting. A CPA with a Bachelor and Master’s degree in Accounting from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business, she has developed and certified over 6,000 units to date.

Stephen Sulli

Vice President of Construction

Stephen serves as Vice President of Construction for RISE Residential Construction.  Stephen is a 30+ year veteran of the construction industry and has managed a variety of projects in the multifamily, residential, commercial, government, and hospitality sectors. In his current role, he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of construction projects, and for managing the full construction process.  He oversees construction planning between the clients, project teams and subcontractors while maintaining the project budget, delivery, and quality control.

Prior to finding a home at RISE, Stephen served as Director of Field Operations of a top 10 national builder, and then advocated for thousands of clients affected by Hurricane Ike’s damage to their property. Stephen studied Business Management at Southeastern University.


The Azure

Midland, TX
156 Units


Los Fresnos, TX
80 Units

The Lakeshore

Lake Dallas, TX
140 Units

Majors Place Apartment Homes

Greenville, TX
176 Units

The Savannah at Gateway

Plano, TX
292 Units

Vista Monterrey Apartment Homes

Brownsville, TX
120 Units

City Square Lofts

Garland, TX
126 Units

Colorado Creek

Austin, TX
240 Units


Austin, TX
264 Units

Victory Park Apartment Homes

Tyler, TX
120 Units

Seaport Village

Galveston, TX
196 Units

Champion Homes at Creek Canyon

Galveston, TX
100 Units