CBM West LA
Rick Rivera is a principal and co-founder of CBM1 Commercial Brokerage and the former President of Centers Business Management, a one-time leading Southern California retail brokerage and property management firm. In addition to participating in CBM1’s corporate management, Rick handles commercial property sales and leasing throughout Southern California.
Rick launched his career in the late 1980s as a Retail Specialist. In 1990 he founded Centers Business Management’s San Fernando Valley office, a tremendously successful venture which resulted in Rick’s promotion to President of Centers Business Management in 1995. During his tenure as President, Centers Business Management saw unprecedented growth, tripling its portfolio, and continuing to thrive despite the real estate market’s endless cycles of feast and famine.
While at the helm of Centers Business Management, Rick supervised daily operations and directed a team responsible for managing and leasing 600+ shopping centers, comprising more than 11,000,000 SQFT. Rick also served as Centers Business Management’s lead sales agent, a position that saw him presenting sellers and buyers in the sales of over $300 million in commercial property assets.
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Bachelor of Arts in Humanities (Ethics) from Menlo College.
Licensed California Real Estate Broker
International Council of Shopping Centers Member