Richard J. Dames, Jr.
A licensed real estate broker in the State of Missouri, Rick Dames is Executive Vice President of the St. Louis office of CresaPartners and serves on the firm’s board of directors. His primary responsibility is to provide comprehensive, multi-disciplined real estate advisory services to businesses and institutions. He has provided transaction management, strategic consulting, project management and administrative services to clients such as Lewis Rice & Fingersh, LP, Career Education Corporation, Centric Group, Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, Charter Communications, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum, Moser Marselak, Panera Bread, Spartech, The Daniel and Henry Co., Thompson Coburn, and SSM Healthcare
In addition, Dames serves as Executive Vice President - Transactions for Pace Properties overseeing retail leasing, tenant representation and property management groups. Previously, he was Vice President of Finance for Pace Properties, Incand for Pace Realty Fund . LLC, a privately owned real estate investment trust controlled by Pace Properties, Inc.
Dames is also a certified public accountant. Prior to joining Pace Properties, Inc., he was a Senior Manager for Coopers & Lybrand LLP. He also worked in the St. Louis and Paris offices of Arthur Andersen, where he was a Senior Manager in their tax consulting practice.
Dames received a B.S. in Accounting and a B.A. in French from Saint Louis University. He also attended the University of Bordeaux in France.