As a Managing Director, Rick heads the firm’s Colorado division, and is responsible for overseeing property operations, including management, leasing, financing and construction. He has deep industry expertise and a strong understanding of institutional real estate. Over the course of his more than 20-year career he has worked with partners such as UBS, Prudential and the Schottenstein Property Group.
Notably, Rick served as Director of Real Estate for Kimco Realty Corporation for nearly a decade from early 2008 to 2018. During his tenure with the REIT he managed over 6 million SF of retail assets across several markets in the western U.S. He also opened a new office for Kimco in the Denver market in 2013 where he directed $34 million in redevelopment and played a key role in repositioning and stabilizing the Colorado portfolio following the Great Financial Crisis. Prior to joining ProEquity, Rick spent a year as a Director of Development for Guggenheim Retail Real Estate where he directed a merchant development program in Northern California and worked with clients such as 7 Eleven and Grocery Outlet among others.
Rick is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and has been an active panel participant for ICSC, the Colorado Real Estate Journal and the California Appraisal Institute. Rick has a love of music, the outdoors and spending time with his four children.