Richard is part of the management team at Beacon Real Estate Group. Richard is a nationally recognized investor who has acquired over $2.0 billion of multifamily properties over the past seven years. Prior to joining Beacon Real Estate Group, he worked at a multi-strategy private equity firm focused on real estate credit and equity investments, with a $2.5B AUM. Richard created and was the chief investment officer for the multifamily investment group with oversight of approximately 150 people, including property management, acquisitions, asset management, investor relations and accounting. Earlier in his career, Richard led multifamily acquisitions and asset management at a private equity firm located both in New York and Miami. Prior to this, he was part of UBS Investment Bank’s Real Estate, Leisure, and Lodging Group.
Richard is a lawyer by training and prior to UBS, practiced law for over four years in New York at Sidley Austin’s Corporate Transactions group where he structured and executed asset, stock, merger, and reorganization transactions, in both friendly and hostile contexts.
Richard received his Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University, his Master in Business Administration from the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University, and his Juris Doctorate from the George Washington University School of Law.