About Us

Anthony Montalbano Sr.

 

CEO of Rally Homes.

Tony brings over forty years of land development, home construction, project financing and community sales management experience.Since Founding Montalbano Homes in 1975, Tony has consistently been recognized as a leader in the homebuilding industry. This impressive track record was built through a longstanding dedication to customer satisfaction and adherence to the motto “Building a Reputation One House at a Time”.During this distinguished career, Tony has successfully sold more than 5,700 homes and 1750 developed lots in 43 communities across 28 separate cities. Under his leadership, Montalbano Homes consistently ranked in the top 200 homebuilders in the United States and in the top 25 in Illinois.The list of Tony’s accomplishments are as long as his career. His organization was recognized eight times since 1996 for design excellence and also received the Executive Award for Outstanding Sales Achievement by the Homebuilders Association of Greater Chicago. Recent independent customer satisfaction surveys have ranked his communities as a “top performer” in 27 of 30 key performance areas, meaning they placed in the top 10 percent among all survey participants.Tony’s personal leadership capabilities mirror the success of the company he created. In 1989, Tony was named “Illinois Entrepreneur of the Year” by Inc. Magazine and in 2005 was named to the Italian American Hall of Fame.

Anthony Montalbano Jr.

 

President of Operations of Rally Homes

Formerly, Anthony Montalbano, Jr. served as the Montalbano Home’s Vice President of Operations where he initiated and led a number of key initiatives to enhance the home builder's leadership position in quality, cost and customer satisfaction.Initially spending several years in the field as a Construction Manager, in 2002 he became the Company’s vice president Community Operations, overseeing the day-to-day operations of construction, sales, closings and quality assurance supervising construction managers and sales personnel.In addition, he was instrumental in designing and implementing the Company’s successful Quality Management System, the purpose of which was to standardize processes and procedures in order to maximize customer satisfaction.In addition, Mr. Montalbano designed and implemented the current safety program for Rally Homes in order to maximize construction safety, heighten subcontractor safety awareness and standardize construction accident response. Mr. Montalbano has used his computer expertise to revamp the construction scheduling module, thereby achieving enhanced efficiencies and significantly reducing construction cycle time.In order to enhance customer satisfaction, Mr. Montalbano computerized the Company’s warranty scheduling and follow-up, and set up improved warranty procedures.

Ray Roppolo

 

VP of Construction 

Ray Roppolo's abilities are backed up by 30 plus years of production and management experience in the highly competitive construction and real estate industry. During his career he has performed with a high degree of professionalism. Delivering oversight and a hands on approach from the moment Rally Homes breaks ground on a new community all the way to final walk through, Ray always insures Rally Homes is meeting its goals. Ray began his career as a laborer at young age working for Montalbano Homes. During those years he gained valuable experience working in multiple departments at the company. Working as an Assistant Project Manager,  Project Manager, Land Development and Purchaser. Ray is currently responsible for overseeing the Construction Management and Pre-construction Services at Rally Homes. He is also responsible for Project Planning, Scheduling, Cost Estimating, Quality Management, Customer Service Contract Administration and Safety Management. Ray's hard work ethic and attention to detail has assured the continued successful accomplishment of building some of the best Energy Efficient Rally Homes.