York, PA – February 6, 2020
Locally owned and operated Investment Real Estate, LLC (IRE) announces the hiring of Rick Hansberry as Director of Acquisitions. He holds a leadership position for the company, where he is involved directly with organization wide goals and strategic planning.
Rick is responsible for leading all legal and due diligence efforts for the brokerage and acquisitions team such as communicating with buyers, sellers and attorneys for all real estate closings; working closely with investors and lenders for buyers and sellers; and maintaining proper documentation and licensing for all legal aspects of the brokerage business. He also handles many special projects for the properties managed by Investment Real Estate Management (IREM), such as assisting with zoning, permitting and other related tasks, and licensing and registration for various entities, among others.
Prior to joining the IREGC, he worked as a paralegal at Barley Snyder, then continued his law career with CGA Law Firm from 2004 to 2019 as a Transactional and Intellectual Property Paralegal. Rick’s experience, attention to detail and accuracy in his prior roles gave him a breadth of knowledge that has quickly become invaluable to the IREGC team.
When asked about Rick joining the company, Chris Riley, Chief Operations & Financial Officer, states, “I am very excited to have someone with Rick’s breadth and experience to join our team of real estate professionals. His extensive background in real estate transactions and developing key relationships will serve us well as we continue to grow the self storage portfolio and expand our brokerage platform.”
Rick was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. He currently resides in Lancaster, PA, with his wife, Christin and his dog, Dexter. He is also very passionate about writing and producing films. Rick has written more than a dozen feature films and twenty short films, several of which have won awards. He enjoys spending time with his family and two adult children, Alison and Evan, and writes for an hour every morning to keep his creative talents sharp.
Rick earned his Bachelor’s degree in Communications at La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA. He also attended the now-defunct Institute for Paralegal Training in Philadelphia, earning his paralegal certificate in 1987.
When asked about joining the team, Rick says, “I’m excited to bring my extensive corporate and commercial real estate experience to an industry that’s exploding with opportunities. John Gilliland leads a top level organization and I’m thrilled to be a part of it.”
ABOUT INVESTMENT REAL ESTATE, LLC
Since our inception in 1998, we have specialized solely in the self storage industry. In fact, we are one of the very few companies in the United States who can offer you a plethora of brokerage and feasibility services, as well as decades of experience in self storage construction, development and property management. Our brokerage team handles transactions for buyers and sellers encompassing single properties to multi-million dollar portfolios. Our company remains locally owned and operated and is guided by the core values of doing the right thing; being enthusiastic, engaged and competitive; working hard, working smart; having fun; and being compassionate and authentic. For more information, please visit https://irellc.com.