Who We Are



Principal Owner

Richard began his real estate career in 1961 with single-family home construction. Over the next decade, he broadened his scope to encompass the development, management and leasing of commercial real estate. Since 1973, Richard has led Willco, developing office buildings, shopping centers, warehouses and hotels, including the renovation of the world-renowned Mayflower Hotel. A native Washingtonian, Richard is continuing his family’s legacy of real estate development throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area. In addition to leading Willco, Richard is passionate about serving the local community. His endeavors have included:

  • Board of Trustees, American University
  • Board of Trustees, McLean School of Maryland
  • Member, Montgomery County Affordable Housing Task Force
  • Board of Directors, Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington
  • Associate Chairman, Israel Bond Sales, Washington, DC
  • Volunteer, Montgomery County Park Police
  • Member, Montgomery County White Flint Sector Plan Redevelopment Committee