Rich has more than 30 years of experience as a geospatial professional in the NYC metropolitan area, with a wide range of competencies in geospatial information and location services as well as advanced technology solutions and architecture. At LiRo, he is division leader for LiRo’s GIS and Survey Group, instrumental in developing LiRo’s public safety, land records, and asset management practices. Richard also is involved in ground-breaking work with LiRo’s Virtual Design and Construction Operations (VDCO) in the integration of Building Information Modelling and GIS.
Throughout his career, Rich has played a major role in significant public and private GIS projects. He worked at Bowne Management Systems for 30 years – most recently serving as chief operating officer prior to the acquisition by LiRo – and in previous roles was responsible for the management of projects and design for the digital data that supports the emergency services computer-aided dispatch operations in New York City.
Rich received both his Master’s Degree in Geographic Information Systems and his Bachelor’s Degree in Geography from the University of Connecticut. He is GISP certified.