Rick is responsible for developing the retail vertical for Foundry. He will also assist on creating programs and raising funds for Foundry’s broader development and acquisition business. Prior to his tenure with Foundry Rick served as the President of Fidelis Realty Partners DFW, LLC where he was responsible for all acquisition, development and investment activity in the DFW metropolitan area. Under Rick’s leadership Fidelis DFW acquired and developed over 2.6 million square feet of retail with a total cost of $400 million. Prior to Fidelis, Rick served as the Chief Investment Officer for CNL Fund Management. During his tenure, CNL sponsored real estate funds completed over $2.5 billion in real estate investments across almost every asset class. Before joining CNL, Rick was a founding partner of Parkwood Real Estate Partners (Parkwood), a privately-held real estate investment company formed in 2005. While at Parkwood, Rick and his partners were responsible for sourcing and structuring over 60 real estate investments in office, retail and industrial assets with a total cost exceeding $1 billion. Prior to Parkwood Rick spent more than 17 years at Trammell Crow Company (TCC), where he served in many roles ending as a Senior Managing Director of the Development & Investment Group where he also served as a member of the company’s Operating Committee. While at TCC, Rick was involved with structuring, reviewing and approving more than $5 billion of acquisition, development and structured finance transactions.
- B.S., University of Colorado at Boulder
- M.B.A., Southern Methodist University
- Director, In The City For Good
- Director, Folsom Institute
- Director, CU Real Estate Center International Advisory Board
- Past Board Member, Park South YMCA
- Member, International Council of Shopping Centers