NAI Bergman
4695 Lake Forest Drive
Suite 100

Cincinnati, OH United States 45242-3745
t(513) 322-6315 m(513) 227-2868 f(513) 769-1710
Sales & Leasing Specialist

Specialties: Office, Retail

Scope of Service Experience
Rich joined NAI Bergman in April 2006, and is responsible for the Asset Optimization Group on behalf of NAI Bergman. Rich directs the operations of the Asset Optimization Group for NAI Bergman. His group represents challenged asset for banks, debt acquisition funds and personal estates. The Asset Optimization Group can provide the complete real estate solution. Available services include receivership appointment, brokerage, property management, property maintenance, accounting, and construction management. The Group's portfolio has included shopping centers, retail stores, office, medical and industrial buildings, a ten unit high-end townhouse complex and over 80 acres of undeveloped commercial land.

Rich brings over 16 years of experience in Office, Industrial and Retail Asset/Property Management to his duties at NAI Bergman. His proven track record in creating value by negotiating leases from an owner's perspective, maintaining a high level of tenant satisfaction/tenant renewal, scrutinizing operating and capital expenditures, maximizing common area recovery, and developing additional revenue sources, which provides NAI Bergman property management clients exceptional value.
Background & Experience
Duke Realty Investments, Asset/Property Management, Regional Vice President (10/1995 – 3/2006) - Responsible for 38,000,000 sq. ft. of owned and managed assets with gross operating income of over $400,000,000; located in the Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Nashville, Raleigh, Tampa, Orlando and Jacksonville markets.

Charles E. Smith Companies, Washington, D.C. (1989 – 1995), Senior Property Manager, CBD Washington, D.C.

FSI Realty Trust, New York, NY - Trustee on the Company's Board of Trustees - Chairman of the Governance Committee and served on the Finance Committee. (5/2007 - 4/2009)
Duke Realty Investments, Indianapolis, IN - Regional Vice President Asset/Property Management - Responsible for Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Nashville, and Raleigh portfolios. Responsible for 38,000,000 SF of owned and managed assets with gross operating income of over $400,000,000. Oversaw over 120 direct and indirect reports with 26 property managers on staff. (10/1995 - 3/2006)
B. A. Finance-College of Business, Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
Professional Associations & Designations
Real Property Administrator (RPA-designation)
Completed all MAI Appraisal coursework
Ohio Real Estate Sales License
Transaction History
Led the property management integration resulting from the Duke Realty acquisition of the Atlanta based Weeks company. This acquisition encompassed over 10,000,000 square feet located in 5 states. Also participated in numerous small package and single building acquisitions for the Duke Realty portfolio.