logo logo

Richard Frank Vliet

Richard Frank Vliet, American real estate company executive, lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1981, Oklahoma 1974, United States District Court (western district) Oklahoma 1974, Colorado 2000. Ford Foundation grantee, 1973. Member International Bar Association, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, American Japan Society, Phi Delta Phi, Japan Society.

Background

  • Vliet, Richard Frank was born on April 5, 1950 in Norman, Oklahoma, United States. Arrived in Japan, 1975. Son of Rollin Dale and Genevieve (Kern) Vliet.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Oklahoma, 1971. Juris Doctor, University Oklahoma, 1974. Master of Laws, New York University, 1975.

    Career

    • Legal intern Oklahoma Court Criminal Appeals, Oklahoma City, 1972-1974. Foreign law consultant Matsuo Law Office, Tokyo, 1975-1978, Kashiwagi Law Office, Tokyo, 1978-1983. General counsel, general manager Nihon Kokudo Kaihatsu, 1983-1999.

      Chief Executive Officer JDC (American) Corporation, Miami, Florida, 1993-1999. Chief Executive Officer, General Electric Capital Real Estate, Tokyo, since 1999. Board directors Aoba International School, Tokyo.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1981, Oklahoma 1974, United States District Court (western district) Oklahoma 1974, Colorado 2000.

    Works

    • Editor, author Oklahoma Law Review, 1973-1974. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member International Bar Association, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, American Japan Society, Phi Delta Phi, Japan Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Squash, tennis, jogging.

    Connections

    • Married Mutsuko Torii.
    • father: Rollin Dale Vliet
    • mother: Genevieve (Kern) Vliet
    • spouse: Mutsuko Torii.
    See on larger map
    Born April 5, 1950
    (age 67)
    Nationality
    • 1971
      University Oklahoma
    • 1974
      University Oklahoma
    • 1975
      New York University
    • 1972 - 1974
      Legal intern, Oklahoma Court Criminal Appeals
      Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
    • 1975 - 1978
      foreign law consultant, Matsuo Law Office
      Tokyo, Japan
    • 1978 - 1983
      foreign law consultant, Matsuo Law Office
      Tokyo, Japan
    • 1983 - 1999
      general counsel, Nihon Kokudo Kaihatsu
    • 1983 - 1999
      general manager, Nihon Kokudo Kaihatsu
    • 1993 - 1999
      Chief Executive Officer, JDC (American) Corporation
      Miami, Florida, United States
    • 1999
      Chief Executive Officer
      Tokyo, Japan
    • show more ...

    Award