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Richard B. Chess

Richard B. Chess, American real estate acquisition officer, lawyer. Bar: Virginia 1977, Pennsylvania 1977. V.P. Richmond Community Action Program, 1982-1983. Sergeant United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1979-1983. Member Virginia Bar Association (affiliates professions committee since 1989).

Background

  • Chess, Richard B. was born on December 20, 1953 in Pittsburgh. Son of George Findley and Mary (Danyla) Chess.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Pittsburgh, 1973. Juris Doctor, University Richmond, 1977.

    Career

    • Assistant director Local Government Attorneys of Virginia, Richmond, 1975-1976. Assistant county solicitor Allegheny County Law Department, Pittsburgh, 1976-1978. State representative Pennsylvania General Assembly, Harrisburg, 1978-1980.

      Vice president economic development Metro Richmond Chamber of Commerce, 1981-1982. Finance planner Mass Mutual, Richmond, 1983. Assistant vice president, senior analyst Manufacturers Life, 1984-1987.

      Director acquisitions, vice president United Dominion Realty Trust, since 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Virginia 1977, Pennsylvania 1977.

    Works

    • Co-author: LGA Newsletter, 1975-1976. Founder, editor newsletter Allegheny County Democratic, 1979-1980. Writer, producer weekly segment Consumer's Corner "Good Morning, Virginia", 1983-1984.

    Politics

    When the Church as a body engages with political issues, it should follow the principles of Christian faith.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    No one is beyond the reach of God's love. Salvation is there for everyone who turns to God, and not just for a chosen few.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Language of a derogatory nature (with regard to race, nationality, ethnic background, gender, sexuality, and physical differences) does not reflect value of one another and contradicts the Christian teaching.

    Membership

    V.P. Richmond Community Action Program, 1982-1983. Sergeant United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1979-1983. Member Virginia Bar Association (affiliates professions committee since 1989).

    Connections

    • Married Diane Dolan, October 10, 1981.
    • father: George Findley Chess
    • mother: Mary (Danyla) Chess
    • spouse: Diane Dolan
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    Born December 20, 1953
    (age 63)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      University Pittsburgh
    • 1977
      University Richmond
    • 1975 - 1976
      Assistant, director Local Government Attorneys of Virginia
      Richmond, Virginia, United States
    • 1976 - 1978
      assistant, county solicitor Allegheny County Law Department
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1978 - 1980
      state representative Pennsylvania General Assembly
      Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1981 - 1982
      vice president, economic development Metro Richmond C. of C.
    • 1983
      finance planner Mass Mutual
      Richmond, Virginia, United States
    • 1984 - 1987
      assistant, analyst Manufacturers Life
    • 1984 - 1987
      senior, analyst Manufacturers Life
    • 1987
      director, United Dominion Realty Trust
    • 1987
      vice president, United Dominion Realty Trust
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