In 1994, Mr. Rizk led the family-owned real estate partnership, Cali Associates, through its highly successful initial public offering as Cali Realty Corporation, a real estate investment trust (REIT) traded on the NYSE.
Cali Realty’s original portfolio grew from 12 properties at the time of the IPO to over 250 properties totaling over 28M square feet.
During Mr. Rizk’s tenure, the Cali Realty’s total market capitalization grew from $300M to over $3.6B, completing over $3B in acquisitions while maintaining the Company’s 50-year reputation for superior property management and tenant services.
As President and Chief Executive Officer, he also led the merger of Cali Realty Corporation into the Mack Company and Patriot American Office Group in 1997.
In 2000, Mr. Rizk founded TractManagerInc, the recognized leader in providing technology-based contract management solutions to healthcare organizations.
He led the company’s growth from a start-up operation to a company that served over 25% of the hospitals in the United States with more than 130,000 end users at over 5,000 locations throughout all 50 states.
Over the past 20 years, Mr. Rizk has also supported and partnered with select organizations to promote awareness for the needs of injured service members, supported youth education initiatives, and combated the effects of poverty. These charities include the Mourning Family Foundation, Operation Game On, and Jumpstart.
Mr. Rizk received his B.A. degree in business administration from Rutgers University, his J.D. degree from Rutgers University School of Law, and his L.L.M. in taxation from the New York University School of Law.