Ricardo L. Capretta

Ricardo L. Capretta


Ricardo Capretta is President of Capretta Properties Inc., a Western U.S. real estate full service development and investment company formed in 1992 that has completed over 8,200,000 square feet of commercial transactions valued at over $1.6 billion.  Previously, he was Managing Partner for Katell Properties, a regional Southern California developer and a Project Manager for the Paragon Group, Los Angeles.  Currently, Capretta Properties is solely focused on "Net Zero" sustainable green design and development of office buildings and residential subdivisions.

Mr. Capretta received a Bachelor's of Architecture from UC Berkeley in 1981, a MBA from UCLA in 1981 and a Masters in Architecture & Urban Planning from UCLA in 1985.

Mr. Capretta currently serves on the Dean Council for the College of Environmental Design at UC Berkeley.  He previously was a Visiting Professor at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management teaching Real Estate Development and Finance.  Ricardo Capretta is a licensed Architect in the State of California, the Chairman of the Mill Valley Planning Commission and active with assisting Foster Care children in California.

Mr. Capretta currently resides in Mill Valley, California with his wife Lisa, son Alex and two daughters Sofia and Bianca.