Richard Sciortino


Mr. Sciortino is a founding principal of Brinshore, and directs Brinshore’s acquisition, development and construction activities. Mr. Sciortino is responsible for due diligence, contract review, land-use approvals, site planning, market analysis, partnership arrangement and other development-related issues. In addition, Mr. Sciortino serves as President of BCM, LLC, the construction arm of Brinshore Development. He has over three decades of housing and economic development experience.

Mr. Sciortino previously served with the City of Chicago where he initiated the Chicago Abandoned Property Program to acquire and redevelop abandoned buildings; the program has since become an important tool for fostering community development and revitalizing Chicago’s aging historical building stock.

Mr. Sciortino was also a Vice-President and Partner with a national residential housing developer and was a senior member of the firm’s development team.

Mr. Sciortino serves as the Board of Advisors Chair for LISC/Chicago which promotes neighborhood development through support of local organizations. He also serves as the Vice Chair for All Chicago which is the lead agency for Chicago’s Continuum of Care and supports homelessness prevention initiatives. Mr. Sciortino also serves on the Board of Space Fund which promotes neighborhood revitalization through art and culture place making.

Mr. Sciortino is an attorney with a law degree from Tulane University, a master’s degree in real estate from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University, and a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Connecticut.