Cold River brings together a leadership team with decades of experience in property tax, real estate, banking, finance and processing. Our team enjoys unrivaled credibility and an unmatched network of industry professionals.
Chip Pearson is the Managing Partner in Cold River Partners, LLC and leads the asset management and development group. Prior to Cold River Land Chip was president and co-founder of Paramont Grading and Pecos Inc., an engineering, land development, site work and utility company that developed and constructed over sixty thousand residential lots in communities ranging from in-fill projects to master planned golf communities in Georgia and the Carolinas for the nation’s top national and mid-range builders.
Chip graduated from Shorter College with a degree in Business Management. He is a former member of the Board of Industry Trade and Tourism. He was also a former Georgia State Senator for three terms representing the 51st Senate District of Georgia from 2005-2010 where he Chaired the Senate Economic Development Committee. He is a founding board member of Foothills Community Bank in Dawsonville Georgia.
John is the founder, and Managing Partner for Cold River Land, LLC, an asset management and property tax management company. John’s background includes 30 years as an owner/entrepreneur in a family of companies in the real estate, land development, heavy equipment contracting, engineering and asset management business that constructed over sixty thousand lots in the Southeastern US. Cold River manages property taxes on over 2.5 billion dollars in FMV, and has underwritten over 3 billion dollars in portfolio and single project acquisitions for its clients and joint venture partners. John is an organizer/director at Foothills Community bank and is the founder/chairman of Mission Joint Venture International (MJVI.org). John holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Truett McConnell College and serves on the Board of Visitors there.