HARRISON, N.Y., July 21, 2020 -- MAXX Properties—a privately held real estate company—has named Eric (Rick) Wiener to Chairman, effective immediately. Mr. Wiener succeeded his father Robert Wiener, who is assuming the role of Chairman Emeritus, focusing his attention on strategic initiatives. Andrew Wiener will assume the Vice-Chairman role with responsibility for the administration of the family office. David Wiener is Executive Director whose duties are allocated primarily toward strategic planning, capital allocation and acquisitions.
MAXX Properties consists of multifamily, commercial, and cooperatives and has operated under the guidance of Wiener family leadership since 1936. MAXX Properties has grown from its first Brooklyn apartment to its current portfolio of 37 communities consisting of 8,980 owned multifamily units in six states across the country and 2,344 cooperative units in New York.
“As is often true in life, it’s all about the journey,” said Rick Wiener, Chairman of MAXX Properties. “I look forward to meeting the challenge of results-oriented growth in an ever-changing and fiercely competitive business environment. I thrive on the possibilities and promise of the future of MAXX Properties.”
Rick Wiener began his career as a leasing agent and maintenance technician of a twenty-three unit building to become Chairman. In 1992, he co-founded Wiener West Group, Inc. in Denver, Colorado, a division which became MAXX Properties in 2005. Under Rick’s leadership, the company undertook a strong growth trajectory with multifamily acquisitions in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Nevada and Utah.
“On behalf of all the associates of MAXX Properties, I’d like to express how grateful we are to the Wiener family for their support, stewardship and generosity,” said Ed Lange, CEO of MAXX Properties. “The leadership transition ensures the future vitality of the Wiener family office and MAXX Properties.”