Rick Rome is in Washington DC where he has balanced a career in commercial real estate (now a Vice Chairman with Savills North America) and community service, locally nationally and globally. Rick serves on the Corporate Advisory Board of the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs; on the Advisory Board of Open Communities Alliance (promoting desegregation in Connecticut); on the Board of Directors of Community Connections Real Estate Foundation (Community Connections provides mental health services in Washington DC); and as DC Chair of Cure Violence Global (based in Chicago).
In September of 2017, Rick joined others in raising money to build a primary boarding school for orphans and village residents in Kigezi, Uganda. Rick co-founded Partners for Kigezi Orphans Home, Inc. to complete the construction of the school and to expand the offerings for 400 students in primary school and 45 students now attending secondary schools. Rick continues to play an active role as Co-Chairman.
Real estate clients include the global law firm Hogan Lovells, C-SPAN, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Guttmacher Institute, and other non-profit and corporate end-users of office space throughout the United States.
Rick graduated from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, as a government major. Rick lives with his family in Potomac, Maryland.