Senior Vice President, Multifamily Development

About Richard

Mr. Counselman started his career with S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co. in early 2004. In that same year, he joined the Multifamily Development group and has since been actively involved in the development of more than 5,000 units. Currently, Mr. Counselman focuses his time on all aspects of the development and acquisition process, including but not limited to, conducting market and financial feasibility studies, preparing debt and equity packages, and overseeing accounting procedures and construction draw requests. Additionally, Mr. Counselman manages relationships with 3rd party consultants that are involved in each of the developments to ensure a high level of quality is achieved on each of S.L. Nusbaum’s developments. Mr. Counselman also provides ongoing asset management in conjunction with SLN’s property management department to preserve assets and maximize income for the long term.


Mr. Counselman has extensive experience in the development of LIHTC and luxury market rate apartment communities. To view a list of S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co. Multifamily Development Projects, please click here.

  • VHDA Rental Housing Advisory Board
  • Licensed Virginia Real Estate Broker
  • Licensed Property Manager (South Carolina)
  • 100 Ton Master’s License – Inland Waters


  • Norfolk Collegiate School
  • Randolph-Macon College