Richard R. Runde began his career in real estate after receiving his M. B. A. in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin in 1981. From 1981 until 1987 he was employed as a corporate real estate executive representing several Fortune 500 corporations in the acquisition, management and disposition of retail properties.
In 1987 Mr. Runde joined Henry S. Miller/Grubb & Ellis as a commercial real estate broker in the retail division of the Austin, Texas branch office. As a Sales Associate he utilized his experience from his years of corporate real estate to assist national retail chains in their expansions as well as representing retail property owners with their project leasing needs.
In 1992 Mr. Runde was recruited by Prudential Owens Realty to join its newly formed Commercial Properties Division. Rising to the rank of Vice President he continued his commercial real estate brokerage career specializing in retail properties.
In 1995 Mr. Runde renewed his association with Grubb & Ellis in the capacity of Vice President of the Retail Division. While there he continued his retail real estate activities in the Austin market. He remained there until the Austin Grubb & Ellis office was closed in June 1996.
In June 1996 he joined with Jerry J. Quick and Jack Weiss to form Quick & Company Commercial Realty, Inc. a local firm with national connections specializing in retail leasing and sales.
Mr. Runde brings over twenty-five years of commercial real estate experience to provide you, the client, with the utmost in service, professionalism and leasing expertise.
Mr. Runde is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Austin Commercial Real Estate Society, and the Texas Association of Realtors.