Bachelor Education, University Miami, 1970. Master Liberal Studies, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1973.
Teacher, Dade County School System, Miami, Florida, 1970-1971; founder, director, Stepping Stone School, Sound Beach, New York, 1971-1974; founder, director, Maple Valley School, Wendell, Massachusetts, 1974-1976; president, Richard Berk and Associations, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1976-1983; executive vice president, Paramount Triangle, Inc., Tampa, Florida, 1983-1987; president, Master of Business Administration Land & Development, Tampa, since 1987; president, Berk Equipment Corporation. Vice president Apollo 41, Inc., Tampa, since 1989. President Berk Equity Corporation, 1990.
Member Tampa Chamber of Commerce (sports council 1989).
Married Linda Lee Williams, March 29, 1986. Children: Jed, Samantha, Max.