Our business philosophy is to genuinely try to help everyone we deal with, even if that means at times putting our own interests second. We are committed to the principles of fair dealing, providing complete transparency, and bringing real value to the table. Consistent with this, we do not employ high pressure or misleading tactics of any sort.
Richard "Rick" Hungate is the founder and President of HRE Ventures. Rick has over 25 years of experience in real estate and finance, including senior and managerial positions at both boutique and large financial firms. In addition to real estate investing, his background includes commercial credit underwriting, investment advisory services, equity trading, and foreign exchange trading.
Rick currently resides in Joliet, IL with his wife and two children. In addition to real estate, Rick is passionate about history and education and has taken time out from his business career to obtain advanced degrees and teach history and government at local community colleges. While real estate and history are his twin passions, Rick also enjoys travel, sports, fitness, cooking, outdoor activities, and spending time with his family.