RICK GOLDMAN
Rick Goldman has been involved in real estate development and construction
for more than 30 years. His passion for the built environment and unique experience combine to provide vision that truly drives value.
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After obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado, Rick was a project manager for the Chicago high -rise builder Schal – Bovis, where he worked on the 2.1 million – square – foot Sears Headquarters in Hoffman Estates, IL, and the Helmut Jahn – designed Principal Financial Group Headquarters in Des Moines, IA.

In 1993 Rick began his career in retail development at Crate & Barrel, responsible for all aspects of new store development, including site selection, lease negotiation, design, construction, and store openings most notably the flagship store on Madison Avenue in New York, NY. Subsequently he became the Director of Fisher Development’s Chicago Office, where he managed store develop for Gap and Williams – Sonoma including the award winning 30,000-square-foot flagship Pottery Barn store in Chicago, IL.

As Vice President at TrizecHahn Development Corporation, Rick was instrumental in creating the $150 MM Fashion Outlet of Las Vegas, the $500 MM luxury shopping destination Desert Passage on “The Strip” in Las Vegas, the re-birth of downtown Pasadena with the $300 MM mixed – use Paseo Colorado; and found balance between retailers and the Academy Awards at the billion-dollar hotel/entertainment complex, Hollywood & Highland.

In 2001, Rick became managing partner of Golden Spike Development, the company he founded to focus on innovative urban infill projects. Here, he
successfully led the development of residential lofts in the trendy San Diego neighborhood of Hillcrest, mixed – use condos in Milwaukee, WI. Rick then transformed the Nob Hill neighborhood in Albuquerque, NM through paradigm shifting row houses, lofts, the luxury LEED Platinum apartments and a state of the art four story climate controlled self-storage facility.

In 2005 he merged Golden Spike with Pacific Construction Services; a Chicago based general contracting firm averaging $30 MM in revenue annually to create a well-balanced full service real estate company.

In late 2019 Rick sold Pacific and created REthink, a boutique consulting firm that combines his creativity, passion and experience to provide owner’s with valuable representation and strong project management throughout the entire development process.

JUSTIN PATHMANN
As a third-generation constructor, Justin’s passion and involvement with the development process predates his more than 20 year career in the industry.His curiosity to explore all aspects of the construction industry still thrives and provides him with an unmatched ability to see the full picture.
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Justin started with Jacobs CRSS, as owner’s representative on the Thomas F. Eagleton Federal Courthouse. Next he became Project Manager for the large mechanical contractor Condaire, directly overseeing $10 million in mechanical systems for two new hospitals being developed in downtown St. Louis. Justin expanded his responsibilities with the Chicago based general contractor Leopardo Construction, where he focused on the healthcare industry, overseeing multiple projects for prominent healthcare providers such as The University of Chicago Hospitals and Covenant Retirement Communities. At Power Construction Justin honed his understanding of field operations on the 13-story headquarters of the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) in Chicago’s West Loop. The opportunity to be onsite each day provided critical insights into scheduling and coordination.

In 2004 Justin founded Pathmann Construction Management to focus on finding the best solutions for his clients. Pathmann CM soon became proficient as a municipal construction manager, focusing on township and library projects. Successfully transforming more than 20 libraries into state-of-the-art community centers in Hinsdale, Elmhurstand many other Chicago suburbs.

Justin’s desire to scale up his business and expand his range of clients led him co-found Rethink, a full service CM/Owner’s Rep firms that combines his strong construction experience with Golden Spike’s extensive development portfolio to provide owners such as Poag Shopping Centers superior guidance and representation throughout the entire development process for high-end retailers such as Altar’d State, The Lucky Well, Athleta and Madison Reed.

IAN SPOLARICH
Ian has had a passion for all things related to architecture since a young age. In the fourth grade he decided he would become an architect and remained committed throughout high school and college.
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His passion led him to Lehigh University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in architecture in 2018. Ian has worked for the Williams Bay and Lehigh University libraries. He also completed a rigorous externship at SCB Architects in Chicago, IL.

Taking real estate classes at Lehigh and learning about construction at Michigan led Ian to development and construction management. Ian enjoys spending time with his cat, Mac, and likes to travel and cook. His favorite trip was to Nova Scotia, where he learned how to dig clams and eat the entire lobster.

RICK GOLDMAN
Rick Goldman has been involved in real estate development and construction
for more than 30 years. His passion for the built environment and unique experience combine to provide vision that truly drives value.
READ MORE

After obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado, Rick was a project manager for the Chicago high -rise builder Schal – Bovis, where he worked on the 2.1 million – square – foot Sears Headquarters in Hoffman Estates, IL, and the Helmut Jahn – designed Principal Financial Group Headquarters in Des Moines, IA.

In 1993 Rick began his career in retail development at Crate & Barrel, responsible for all aspects of new store development, including site selection, lease negotiation, design, construction, and store openings most notably the flagship store on Madison Avenue in New York, NY. Subsequently he became the Director of Fisher Development’s Chicago Office, where he managed store develop for Gap and Williams – Sonoma including the award winning 30,000-square-foot flagship Pottery Barn store in Chicago, IL.

As Vice President at TrizecHahn Development Corporation, Rick was instrumental in creating the $150 MM Fashion Outlet of Las Vegas, the $500 MM luxury shopping destination Desert Passage on “The Strip” in Las Vegas, the re-birth of downtown Pasadena with the $300 MM mixed – use Paseo Colorado; and found balance between retailers and the Academy Awards at the billion-dollar hotel/entertainment complex, Hollywood & Highland.

In 2001, Rick became managing partner of Golden Spike Development, the company he founded to focus on innovative urban infill projects. Here, he
successfully led the development of residential lofts in the trendy San Diego neighborhood of Hillcrest, mixed – use condos in Milwaukee, WI. Rick then transformed the Nob Hill neighborhood in Albuquerque, NM through paradigm shifting row houses, lofts, the luxury LEED Platinum apartments and a state of the art four story climate controlled self-storage facility.

In 2005 he merged Golden Spike with Pacific Construction Services; a Chicago based general contracting firm averaging $30 MM in revenue annually to create a well-balanced full service real estate company.

In late 2019 Rick sold Pacific and created REthink, a boutique consulting firm that combines his creativity, passion and experience to provide owner’s with valuable representation and strong project management throughout the entire development process.

JUSTIN PATHMANN
As a third-generation constructor, Justin’s passion and involvement with the development process predates his more than 20 year career in the industry.His curiosity to explore all aspects of the construction industry still thrives and provides him with an unmatched ability to see the full picture.
READ MORE

Justin started with Jacobs CRSS, as owner’s representative on the Thomas F. Eagleton Federal Courthouse. Next he became Project Manager for the large mechanical contractor Condaire, directly overseeing $10 million in mechanical systems for two new hospitals being developed in downtown St. Louis. Justin expanded his responsibilities with the Chicago based general contractor Leopardo Construction, where he focused on the healthcare industry, overseeing multiple projects for prominent healthcare providers such as The University of Chicago Hospitals and Covenant Retirement Communities. At Power Construction Justin honed his understanding of field operations on the 13-story headquarters of the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) in Chicago’s West Loop. The opportunity to be onsite each day provided critical insights into scheduling and coordination.

In 2004 Justin founded Pathmann Construction Management to focus on finding the best solutions for his clients. Pathmann CM soon became proficient as a municipal construction manager, focusing on township and library projects. Successfully transforming more than 20 libraries into state-of-the-art community centers in Hinsdale, Elmhurstand many other Chicago suburbs.

Justin’s desire to scale up his business and expand his range of clients led him co-found Rethink, a full service CM/Owner’s Rep firms that combines his strong construction experience with Golden Spike’s extensive development portfolio to provide owners such as Poag Shopping Centers superior guidance and representation throughout the entire development process for high-end retailers such as Altar’d State, The Lucky Well, Athleta and Madison Reed.

IAN SPOLARICH
Ian has had a passion for all things related to architecture since a young age. In the fourth grade he decided he would become an architect and remained committed throughout high school and college.
READ MORE

His passion led him to Lehigh University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in architecture in 2018. Ian has worked for the Williams Bay and Lehigh University libraries. He also completed a rigorous externship at SCB Architects in Chicago, IL.

Taking real estate classes at Lehigh and learning about construction at Michigan led Ian to development and construction management. Ian enjoys spending time with his cat, Mac, and likes to travel and cook. His favorite trip was to Nova Scotia, where he learned how to dig clams and eat the entire lobster.

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