Rick Hansberry joined the Investment Real Estate Group of Companies in November 2019 as the Director of Acquisitions. He plays a vital role in strategic planning, accountability and setting goals for the company.
Rick is responsible for leading all legal and due diligence efforts for the brokerage and acquisitions teams such as communicating with buyers, sellers, and attorneys for all real estate closings; working closely with investors and lenders for buyers and sellers, and maintaining proper documentation and licensing for all legal aspects of the brokerage business. He also handles many special projects for the properties managed by Investment Real Estate Management (IREM), such as assisting with zoning, permitting, and other related tasks.
Rick earned his bachelor’s degree in communications at La Salle University in Philadelphia before earning his paralegal certificate in 1987 from the now-defunct Institute for Paralegal Training. After serving as a paralegal in New York City for several years, he moved to Lancaster, PA in 1990 to work at Barley Snyder as a paralegal for 14 years. In 2004 he transitioned to CGA Law Firm where he worked as a Transactional and Intellectual Property Paralegal.
Born and raised in Philadelphia, Rick now resides in Lancaster with his wife Christin and his two dogs, Georgie and Auggie. He is passionate about writing and producing films, having written more than a dozen feature films and twenty short films. He enjoys spending time with his family and two children Alison and Evan and has recently been promoted to grandfather!
Rick is a member of the national Self Storage Association (SSA) and the Pennsylvania Self Storage Association (PASSA).