Rick's responsibilities will include building, then growing our tri-state retail practice; representing buyers, sellers, lessees and landlords. His primary focus will begin with both the New Jersey and New York markets.
Rick comes to Transwestern after working in the retail sector at Cushman and Wakefield. There he identified and sourced national roll-out business opportunities for international brands with total client commitments in excess of half-a-billion dollars. Prior to that, Rick founded and ran his own Celebrity driven product placement and integration firm, RPR Marketing Solutions, where he helped bridge corporate clients with national celebrities for appearances and speaking engagements, as well as blended various brands seamlessly into the fabric of popular TV shows, feature films and award shows. Though Rick no longer has day-to-day responsibilities at RPR, he still remains its Chairman.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION
Rick is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, NAIOP, New Jersey Business Association, and the Advertising Club of New York and New Jersey. Additionally, he is an active CCIM Candidate, recently completed the educational requirements for his NJ Broker's license, and was a recipient of a National Leadership Award. Furthermore, he is an Alumni of Rider University's Elite DAARSTOC program.
Rick received a bachelor's degree in Business Administration/Marketing from Rider University.