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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: David Brown 2016


  • Title: Vice President
  • Company: Richter + Ratner
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Birthplace: Hampton, VA

Education: BS Construction Management, AS Construction Engineering and Technology, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA

First job outside of construction: Beach Patrol in East Hampton, NY

First job in real estate or allied field: Project engineer/superintendent for Boston-based construction management and real estate development firm

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I am Richer+Ratner’s Vice President, overseeing our construction operations. Currently we are building a number of projects in the New York area. This the perfect market for us to use our extensive experience  gained from our firms establishment in 1912 and our abilities to take on the unique or challenging.  Richter+Ratner’s future is bright as we continue on our path, looking for growth in other areas and being a top facilitator in our industry.

How do you unwind from a busy day in construction? Coaching youth sports programs

Favorite book or author: No one specific, but sport and architecture/history books are at the top

Favorite movie: “Field of Dreams”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? Train – Multiple songs

One word to describe your work environment: Energentic

Rules to live by in business: Honesty and integrity!

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Derek Jeter

What is your dream job? I have it now!