- Financial Services
Rick joined Savills Studley in 1991 and has been a member of the firm’s senior management since 1997. In addition to leading a team of eight client service professionals who represent the full spectrum of service firms, industry, and non-profit, Rick plays an integral role in forming the strategic direction of the firm through his position as a member of Savills Studley’s board of directors. Rick is also the Central Region Lead with oversight responsibilities for operations between Chicago and Denver.
In his corporate real estate career, Rick has represented some of the nation’s most prestigious companies and service firms and has negotiated some of the country’s most significant real estate transactions. His extensive knowledge in building infrastructure issues and their impact on business operations has enabled him to provide expert counsel to clients in all business, government and non-profit areas. Rick’s notable clients include Goldman Sachs, Illinois Tool Works, RSM US, LLP, T. Rowe Price, and Takeda Pharmaceuticals. In His law firm practice benefits from the operational expertise gained in working with complex space users. Rick’s advisory role with these clients is local, national or global in scope.
Activities & Achievements
Rick is actively involved with a number of charitable organizations including Erikson Institute. Rick is also a board member of Greenhouse Scholars. In 2002, 2007 and again in 2011, Rick was honored with the prestigious Greater Chicago Food Depository Commercial Real Estate Award for “Office Broker of the Year”. This honor is voted on by his peers in the industry. He has dedicated his expertise to multiple non-profits including the YMCA , the Jewish Federation/JUF, Erikson Institute, and Alzheimer’s Association.
Rick earned a Bachelor of Science in finance from the University of Colorado.