As Managing Director of Development, Rich is responsible for the execution of new development projects from concept to completion. He takes ownership of each new asset, managing the process through underwriting, acquisition, design, entitlement, construction, and asset management. Rich’s career is driven by a passion to create unforgettable places and has experience in land acquisition, underwriting, entitlements, development and asset disposition for a broad range of real estate products.
Prior to joining Forum, Rich was Vice President of Arcadia Land Company in Philadelphia, where he managed real estate development projects from initiation to completion while also managing advisory services to clients across the nation on a spectrum of real estate products including residential for-sale, multi-family, retail, office, and mixed use master planned communities. Prior to Arcadia, Rich was a landscape architect and urban designer with HNTB in Dallas, Texas.
Rich studied real estate development at the University of Pennsylvania, earning a Master of City Planning degree with a concentration in Urban Development and a Certificate in Real Estate Design and Development from the Wharton School and PennDesign. His undergraduate degree is from Kansas State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture. Rich grew up in Kansas City and is thrilled to now be enjoying the active Colorado lifestyle with his wife and 3 kids.