Ric was born and raised in Michigan; where he first earned his real estate license. However, as the economy in Michigan started failing, he joined the United States Navy. His four years and out plan ended up 30 years later. His experience serving in 13 paygrades over 34 years in the Navy has given him the unique ability to understand the needs of the young, mature, skilled, unskilled, professional and executives alike. His client-first approach, ability to listen and understand combined with his attention to detail are qualities you can count on. His real estate involvement includes investment and family needs. Purchasing, living-in, renting and flipping more than 25 properties over the past 40 years. His personal experience and maturity are appealing qualities of a Broker Realtor and his affiliation with Intracoastal Realty is a natural choice when excellence is required in service. He has a BS degree from the University of Maryland-University College and an M.B.A. from the Carson College of Business | Washington State University. Beyond academia, his most endearing achievements are being a husband, father, and grandfather. After traveling the world for all the years, he has settled in Wilmington with his wife the former Anna Maria Placenti of Catania Italia.