Rick Widerman is an Executive Vice President in JLLs Philadelphia, PA office. Rick delivers exceptional services and solutions to owners, occupiers and investors. With experience in both tenant representation and agency leasing, Rick provides unique insight into the various aspects of commercial real estate from both the owner and tenant perspective.
Rick currently manages the global real estate portfolio for Checkpoint Systems, manages real estate for AT&T in the Southeast region and is part of the leadership team spearheading the Market Corporate Solutions platform in the Philadelphia region.
Rick has over 30 years of commercial real estate experience in a wide-range of disciplines including landlord and tenant representation, office development and corporate real estate.
Rick joined JLL after spending ten years with the tenant representation firm UGL Equis. While at Equis, Rick provided site selection and tenant representation services for major corporations. These transactions included headquarter locations for Verizon Wireless and Checkpoint Systems as well as a build-to-suit customer service center for DaimlerChrysler.
Prior to joining Equis, Rick was the Director of Real Estate Services for Atlantic American Properties, a Lezard Freres private Real Estate Investment Trust, where he provided real estate consulting and transaction services to major corporations nationwide. Before Equis, Rick was the Director of Urban Leasing for Bell Atlantic Properties, where he was responsible for the leasing and asset management of a 2.7 million square foot portfolio of high rise office buildings in Philadelphia and Richmond, Virginia. Prior to Bell Atlantic Properties, Rick worked at Pitcairn Properties, a regional developer of office and industrial buildings, where he was involved in all aspects of high rise office development including market feasibility analysis, leasing, marketing and tenant construction.
In his career, Rick has been responsible for leasing several high rise buildings in Philadelphia including One and Three Logan Square, 2000 Market Street, 1800/1880 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 1760 Market Street and 1601 Market Street.
Rick earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Florida State University with a concentration in commercial real estate appraisal. He has been recognized three consecutive years as a Top Achiever by JLL.