Rick Minicozzi is a 1986 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and has been living in Central Texas for the last 28 years.
Upon graduation, he served at Fort Hood and is a combat veteran of Operations Just Cause and Desert Shield/Desert Storm.
founded a real estate investment company while he
was based at Fort Hood
and left the Army to pursue this life-long passion.
Over the course of 28 years, Rick
has invested in, developed, and turned around numerous properties and has founded multiple companies: Iron Sword Enterprises, Inc.
(a New York based construction company that works million-dollar projects); ESR Development, Inc.
(ESR recently completed a $7 million condominium renovation on Lady Bird Lake in Austin, Texas); and Always There Property Management Services
(ATPMS provides property management services).
Rick is also the Managing General Partner and Owner of the Historic Thayer Hotel at West Point, New York-which he and partners acquired and renovated in 2009.
In 2010, Rick led a group of West Point graduates to found the Thayer Leader Development Group (TLDG).
provides executive leadership and ethics education coupled with experiential learning, team building, and a guest speaker program for executive leaders in the historic atmosphere of the Thayer Hotel at West Point.
In 2014, Rick founded Lone Star Peak Performance (LSPP), extending the leader development programs of TLDG to Central Texas.