Richard J. Bornstein
Richard Bornstein is the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Koffler Group. Richard has been responsible for setting the company’s investment goals and objectives and overseeing the development and implementations of strategies to meet these goals. He has directed the firm’s expansion efforts throughout New England and has continued to improve the Group’s reputation as a leader in the real estate industry. This expansion effort has produced a real estate portfolio with a buildout potential of over 5 million square feet.
Richard has worked with numerous non-profit charities and institutions. He has served on the Boards of the Jewish Federation of Rhode Island, Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County, and Temple Emanuel of Providence. Richard, along with his wife Sandra, helped establish The Koffler Bornstein Families Institute of Jewish Studies at Temple Emanuel of Providence. He is the past President of Ledgemont Country Club in Seekonk, Massachusetts. He is a past president of High Ridge Country Club in Palm Beach, Florida. He now serves on the Board of the Palm Beach Country Club.
He has served on the University of Rhode Island’s Hillel Building Committee. He is a prominent leader and supporter of The Miriam Hospital, The United Way of Palm Beach, The Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Morse Life of Palm Beach, and AIPAC.
Education has always been a priority within the family. As a Trustee of the Koffler-Bornstein Family Foundation, Richard has helped direct numerous charitable donations to institutes of higher learning in Rhode Island. Among those are Brown University, Brown Medical School, The University of Rhode Island, Bryant University, and Roger Williams University.
Anthony J. DeLuca
Chief Operating Officer
As the Chief Operating Officer of The Koffler Group, Mr. DeLuca is responsible for establishing the Company’s strategic priorities and overseeing its management and operations. This includes identifying development projects, analyzing acquisition opportunities, managing the existing real estate portfolio, and directing the investment of the Company’s equity portfolio. He is also responsible for the Company’s financial reporting, investment analysis, budgeting and forecasting, treasury function, and tax planning.
Prior to joining Koffler in 1995, Mr. DeLuca spent nine years as a member of the Real Estate Specialty Services Group with the international accounting firm Arthur Andersen, LLP. While at Arthur Andersen, he provided extensive consulting and tax planning for his real estate development and construction clients. Mr. DeLuca’s experiences include consulting and planning work related to the structuring of real estate developments and acquisitions, analyzing debt financing options, negotiating real estate partnership arrangements, evaluating property sale opportunities, and formulating workout strategies for troubled properties.
Mr. DeLuca is a graduate of Fairfield University, and Suffolk University and Boston University Law Schools. He is a Certified Public Accountant, a member of the Massachusetts and American Bar Associations, and holds an L.L.M. degree in Taxation.
Kimberly A. Simmons
Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Simmons, The Koffler Group’s CFO, has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. She has been with the company since 1996 overseeing the accounting, cash management, and tax functions within the organization. She is a Certified Public Accountant and prior to her affiliation with Koffler was employed by Arthur Anderson LLP in Boston as a member of the Financial Markets Team. Ms. Simmons is a graduate of Bentley College (BS Accounting) and Providence College Graduate School (MBA).