Global Conference 2013
Rick Caruso is founder and CEO of Caruso Affiliated, one of the largest privately held real estate companies in the United States. Caruso Affiliated owns and manages properties such as The Grove, The Americana at Brand, The Commons at Calabasas, The Promenade at Westlake, Waterside Marina Del Rey and the luxury apartment building 8500 Burton Way. Affiliated's portfolio of retail and mixed-use properties in Southern California attracts tens of millions of guests each year. Caruso serves on the Board of Trustees of the University of Southern California, the Board of Visitors of the Pepperdine School of Law and the Board of Trustees for the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library. He is also on the boards of Para Los Ninos, Saint John's Health Center Foundation and The California Hospital Medical Center Foundation. Caruso received a bachelor's degree from the University of Southern California and a J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law.