Richard Fownes, Realty Equity Partners, Inc. - Mr. Fownes is a successful commercial real estate investor with a multitude of properties throughout the country.
is the founder of Realty Equity Partners, Inc.
one of several holding companies formed to invest in real estate by its principals, Richard G. Fownes
and Grant M. Wilson.
The present portfolio consists of a group of class A buildings with over one million square feet around the Southeast.
Prior to Realty Equity Partners Mr. Fownes started his real estate career with Abrams Benish Riker, now a substantial part of the Colliers organization in Manhattan.
After several years of office leasing, Richard was offered a partnership with Arthur M. Fischer, a regional mall developer based in New York.
Mr. Fownes was educated at the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance and Accounting.