Rich joined Savills Studley in 2000 to head the Chicago Project Management Services Group. Previously a vice president and Region Team Leader with Jones Lang LaSalle, Rich’s team managed a variety of projects totaling over two million square feet. Since 2000, Rich has managed more than 2.5 million square feet and total project costs exceeding $275 million. Rich has spent more than 18 years in the real estate industry and has personally managed over four million square feet of projects across the country for prominent clients such as Aon Corporation, Ernst & Young, Holland & Knight, Towers Perrin, American Red Cross and Braun Consulting.
Rich specializes in project management from pre-lease through construction, move in and project closeout. Working closely with major space users, Rich’s strategic approach ensures that project objectives are achieved on schedule and on budget, to the highest standards of quality. Rich directs all aspects of the project process, lending expertise in the areas of consultant and vendor selection, programming, analysis of alternatives, bidding, procurement, construction progress, specification compliance, furniture installation, and office relocation.
Rich is a graduate of Kansas State University and a licensed architect in the state of Illinois. Additionally, Rich is a licensed real estate person in the state of Illinois.