J. Bruce Ricciuti
Bruce Ricciuti is a founder and Managing Member of Birch Capital LLC. He is responsible for sourcing investment projects, underwriting and conducting all due diligence processes, oversees the process of placing capital into investment projects and managing investor and banking relationships. Mr. Ricciuti has lead investments in the University of Miami Life Science & Technology Park in Miami, Pierce Boston mixed use development in Boston and Tradepoint Atlantic in Baltimore.
Mr. Ricciuti also serves as President of Birch|REA LLC a commercial real estate advisory firm formed in 1990. His experience encompasses all major property types, with a primary focus on corporate and institutional, single-tenant, credit net lease real estate located nationwide across all major markets and numerous smaller markets in the US. Over the past five years, he has been involved in transactions with value in excess of $10 billion.
Prior to forming Birch, Mr. Ricciuti was a founding member serving as a Principal of Bonz/REA, Inc. from 1997 to 2003. Bonz/REA represented a merger between Bonz & Company, Inc. and REA Partners, Inc., both Boston based real estate advisory firms serving a national clientele. Mr. Ricciuti joined REA Partners in 1990 and was promoted to Managing Partner in 1994. Mr. Ricciuti has also held various positions between 1986 and 1990 with Spaulding & Slye and Ryan Elliott & Company, Boston based full service real estate firms.
Mr. Ricciuti holds a degree in Business Administration from Babson College (1986), with a dual major in Entrepreneurial Studies and Finance. He is also a graduate of the Mercersburg Academy (1983), currently serving as a member of the Board of Regents. He serves on several charitable orginazations including the Swim Across America program for cancer research and Make a Splash, a national child-focused water safety initiative created by the USA Swimming Foundation that works by aligning the nation’s top learn-to-swim resources in an effort to save lives.