Real estate investor & entrepreneur


Ricardo is the co-founder & CEO of Park Place Property Group, a fresh, new, full-service neighborhood redevelopment company focusing on improving communities all over the Chicagoland area. He is also the host of the popular, Profits Over Wages Podcast, where along with his co-host Matthew Mesick, interview highly successful business owners & entrepreneurs in a weekly basis. Lastly, he is a partner & real estate broker at Cobblestone Realty.

Born and raised in El Salvador, Central America, Ricardo, and his family immigrated to The United States in September 2005. He worked as a Project Engineer in manufacturing while starting his real estate company part time in 2012 and eventually evolved from a part-time property locator to a full-time investor buying single-family fix and flip projects and multi-family rentals throughout the Chicagoland area. Involved mainly in managing construction projects, Ricardo has overseen multiple projects from conception to completion, ranging from cosmetic jobs to full gut-rehabs with second-floor additions.