Richard B. Shapiro
Principal, Winco Advisors
For over thirty years Richard has been active in all aspects of the commercial real estate business including development, leasing, management and repositioning. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President of Wincorp Realty Investments, Inc. an American Stock Exchange listed REIT, Vice President of Elins Development Company, and EDM Equities, Inc. Richard serves as an Advisor to Partners Capital Solutions, Inc. In 2004, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed Richard to serve as a Commissioner of the California Horse Racing Board where he served as Chairman until December 2008. Formerly, he served as Vice Chairman of the Parkinson’s Institute, a world renowned research organization leading the way to find the cause and cure for Parkinson’s disease. He was also a Trustee of the Permanently Disabled Jockey Endowment and the Founder of the Richard B. Shapiro Vision Fund at Jules Stein Eye Institute of UCLA. Currently he is on the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Police Foundation and Ride On a therapeutic horsemanship non profit corporation. Richard received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Southern California.