Prior to first visiting Medellin Colombia in August 2006 Rich had a varied United States business background in the real estate, mortgage banking, securities, publishing, and investment banking industries. He holds an undergraduate BBA degree in Chemical Engineering Management from the University of Texas and an MBA from the Ohio State University.
Prior to moving full time to Medellin in 2007 and starting his first real estate company, Rich lived in Naples, Florida for 14 years, Atlanta, Georgia for 11 years, Los Angeles, California for 8 years and Minneapolis MN for two years. He is originally from Texas where he resided for 12 years.
In 2007 Rich started a real estate company called First American Realty Medellin to assist foreigners to purchase properties in Medellin. By 2019 the company had grown from one employee to 110 employees with offices in six cities and three countries under a new company name, Life afar, which had diversified into property management, commercial development, asset management and agriculture. In 2021 Rich left Life afar and launched his new real estate company, Primavera Realty Medellin, to assist foreigners with real estate in Medellin as well as to offer investments in Colombian agriculture.
Primavera Realty Medellin
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