Rich DiDonato

Managing Director

Rich has over 25 years of experience as a Real Estate Broker, Senior Retail Executive/Advisor, and an Operating Partner at a Private Equity company.  Prior to SCRE, Rich held Senior Executive positions at London Fog, Beatrice International Foods, and Ernst & Young.  As an Executive at Coach and Danskin, he was successful in managing aggressive store growth nationwide.  In his advisory capacity, Rich has worked with C-Suite executives from Dooney + Bourke, Daniel Cremieux, Eveden UK, Falconhead Capital, and Stetson.

Rich joined SCRE in 2020 to assist with the company’s business development efforts based on his experiences with high-street retailers and private investment groups.  Within a short period of time, Rich has leveraged strong local relationships to secure new business for the company.  In addition to conventional brokerage, Rich is part of the SCRE Emerging Brand Development team offering advisory services to young, expanding retailers.

Rich received his BS in Finance and his MBA in Entrepreneurship from Babson College.  He also serves on several advisory boards of early-stage companies.  Rich is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Connecticut.