Richard “Ricky” Core, Jr. is a Principal of Markel|Eagle Partners and responsible for the firm’s management and operations, including acquisitions, asset management, and investor relations. He is actively engaged in sourcing, underwriting, and due diligence for acquisition opportunities. Core is a member of the company’s Investment Advisory Committee. Additionally, Core serves as the Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of The Eagle Companies.
A member of Markel|Eagle Partners at its inception, Core’s career includes a range of real estate development, private equity, and finance experience. Core spent time with McCraney Property Company in West Palm Beach, FL where he restructured and recapitalized the company’s two million square foot industrial portfolio of assets. Additionally, Core worked for Merrill Lynch’s Private Banking and Investment Group raising capital for private equity fund managers. His career began in the Finance division of Goldman Sachs.
Core received his MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business Administration and both a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Villanova University.