Chairman, Board of Directors
Rick J. Caruso is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Caruso Affiliated, one of the largest, privately held real estate companies in the United States, whose portfolio of the finest retail and mixed-use properties attracts tens of millions of guests each year.
Mr. Caruso has been widely recognized for both his business innovations and charitable contributions to the Greater Los Angeles community. He recently endowed the Caruso Catholic Center and Our Savior Parish Church at the University of Southern California, and serves on the Board of Trustees of the University of Southern California, the Board of Visitors of the Pepperdine School of Law and the Board of Trustees of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation. His numerous community and philanthropic commitments include service on the boards of Para Los Niňos, St. John’s Health Center Foundation, and The California Medical Center. Together with his wife, Tina, he also founded the Caruso Family Foundation, dedicated to supporting organizations that improve the lives of children in need of healthcare and education.