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Ricky Trinidad

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Ricky Trinidad is an urban planning and real estate development expert with over 16 years of experience developing, managing and implementing a broad variety of real-estate projects. Mr. Trinidad has worked in the real estate development, planning and management industry since 1996 for various companies, including, VoiceStream Wireless (renamed as T-Mobile in July, 2002), Nextel Partners, and Hispanic Housing Development Corporation. He was responsible for the effective planning, development, acquisition, zoning, approvals, design, construction and management of 164 new wireless facilities throughout Illinois, Indiana, New York and Pennsylvania, and has been involved in managing the acquisition, development and funding for numerous commercial, residential and mixed-use urban development projects. Mr. Trinidad specializes in formulating the most viable funding and development structures for real estate and business development projects, and managing the various facets of development including site assessment, site acquisition, feasibility analysis, design, financial pro forma development, government incentives/participation, approvals, financing, permitting, and construction. He is also keen on the professional management and teaming with other participants of the development process, such as finance professionals, architects, engineers, brokers, investors, legal professionals, partners, municipal officials, and such, to ensure the success of each project he undertakes. Trinidad received a Master's of Urban Planning and Policy degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1998. Mr. Trinidad received various scholarships and awards for high educational achievements and leadership roles at the university. He is the author of "BuildCorrect: A Property Owner's Guide To Managing Any Construction Project and Avoiding Contractor Scams". The book was published in August, 2009. It is a guide for developing and managing construction projects effectively.

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