Richard Student

Richard Student

United Properties  |  Senior Vice President, Investments

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Leadership Position: NAIOP Board of Directors

Involvement: Board Member

Chapter: NAIOP Minnesota

As senior vice president of investments, Student is the lead for all of United Properties’ financing and lender relationships. In addition, as the company’s most senior asset manager, he is responsible for many of the large assets in United Properties’ owned real estate portfolio. Within asset management, Student provides supervision and direction to property managers and leasing agents and is responsible for lease underwriting, lease negotiation, and lease execution as well as the management of property capital investment. In his role, Student is a senior leader for company joint venture relationships. Prior to joining United Properties, he held financing positions at Allstate Life Insurance Company in its commercial mortgage lending group and in finance and acquisitions at The Balcor Company and The Griffin Companies. He began his career as a staff accountant in the tax department of Arthur Andersen & Company. Student is a member of NAIOP where he serves on the board of directors for the Minnesota Chapter and on a NAIOP Capital Markets Forum. Student received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Washington University and his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin. He is a certified public accountant (CPA).