Richard J. Fern
- AP-GA Certified
Vice President Facilities Manager, Bessemer Trust
Richard is VP Facilities Manager for Bessemer Trust.
Prior to Bessemer Trust Richard was Vice President of Facilities and
Technology at Phoenix Partners Group where he was responsible for all global
facility and technology infrastructure matters. Richard joined Phoenix
Partners in February of 2008 and prior to that served as VP of Facilities for
Euro Brokers / BGC Partners from 1993. He reported directly to the CEO and
COO on matters relating to all Phoenix locations which include New York,
London, Geneva, Paris, New Jersey BCP and Co-location Data Centers.
In addition to his qualifications and extensive experience he is also adept
at thinking on his feet having been instrumental in Phoenix Partners’
recovery after Hurricane Sandy. While at Euro Brokers he was integral in the
company returning to business following the 9/11 terror attacks at the World
Richard holds continuing education credits from New York University -
Facilities Management & Electric Systems Design, Brooklyn College - NYS Real
Estate License Salesperson and certification from The General Society of
Mechanics and Tradesmen, New York – Industrial Electricity, BICSI -
Telecommunications Cabling Installer, IPC - Trading Phone System. Currently
licensed by the State of New Jersey as an Electrical Contractor. Richard also
has LEED Green Associate accreditation.
Richard’s strong facilities and construction background along with an
additional skill set in technology fulfill the many diverse aspects of
Facilities and Real Estate management.