Richard started his real estate career in the mid-nineties as Controller for a local property management company. Later, he became Vice President of Finance with a regional land developer, CFO for a national Environmental and Industrial Waste Management company where he played a key role in over twelve strategic acquisitions, and Vice-Chairman with a local land developer. Richard has extensive experience in all real-estate industries, including; development, finance, purchase and sale agreements, property management, leasing, and budgeting. Richard is a graduate of Dalhousie University, is a Chartered Accountant, is licensed as a Real Estate Broker with Nova Scotia Real Estate Commission, and is a member of the Nova Scotia Association of Realtors. Richard is an entrepreneur and volunteers for a variety of charitable causes.