Rick Patel


Rick Patel is the Founder and President of GRP Capital, managing strategies primarily in capital markets. Rick ensures compliance with all applicable policies, studies economic trends and market health, and is directly involved in forming each of GRP Capital’s debt strategies. 

With over two decades of extensive community work, Rick’s experience has helped set GRP’s core philosophy. Rick entered the commercial real estate space in 2008, where he underwrote numerous high-profile transactions and acted as a senior consultant for several high net-worth individuals. 

Rick serves as CEO of Second Street Capital, a CRE loan origination and servicing company that focuses on providing funding solutions through a direct lending platform, and continues to be an asset to those seeking creative solutions and advice.

Rick holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University.

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