Mr. Friedman serves as the administrative head for RCS, managing all client activity and overseeing business development and corporate strategy. In his lengthy previous time as an investment banker for JPMorgan, he led a regional investment banking team and developed special expertise in identifying and unlocking the hidden value within businesses. He also served as a senior leader for Chase, specializing in trade finance structuring. Mr. Friedman’s understanding of the retail industry, real estate and finance have made him a valued partner for a broad, nationwide client roster. His business acumen helps retailers see more of the possibilities for maximizing the value of their real estate assets, while increasing the size and profitability of store fleets and brand portfolios. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Boston University and an M.B.A. from New York University.