Assistant Property Manager Andrew “Rico” Espinosa uses his experience to provide full-service management to the large number of commercial tenants in Freeman’s portfolio.
Rico is originally from Chicago and graduated from the University of Colorado on a 4-year Air Force ROTC Scholarship as an Aerospace Engineer. After being commissioned as an officer in the United States Air Force he trained to become a Navigator – Weapons System Officer – Electronic Warfare Officer flying in numerous jets including the F-4 and F-111. He was highly decorated and flew in 21 combat missions over Northern Iraq. After living in Warsaw, Poland for 15 years, Rico sold the tortilla factory and Mexican restaurant that he co-founded and returned to Chicago. In Chicago, Rico became involved with the AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC), also worked in the Emergency Department at Mount Sinai Hospital as a Health Educator, and now serves on the Board of Directors of the Boulder County AIDS Project (BCAP).
Rico moved back to Colorado in 2014 and now resides in Boulder. Hobbies include hiking in the Boulder Foothills, traveling, photography and spending time with friends and family.