Richard T Kiko Jr. is a third generation member of KIKO Auctioneers and Realty. The oldest grandson of the company’s founder Russ Kiko, Dick has been working full-time with the company since 2001. A member of the Ohio Association of Realtors, the National Association of Realtors, and the Stark County Association of Realtors, Dick received his Ohio Real Estate license in 2001. In 2004, he obtained his Ohio Auctioneers license and is a member of the National and Ohio Association of Auctioneers, and many area Chamber of Commerce organizations. Dick is the Chief Executive Officer of KIKO Company, which owns and operates KIKO Auctioneers, KIKO Agency, and other companies. These companies support over 100 families of employees and associates. KIKO auctioneers execute over 1,100 auctions per year.
Dick specializes in selling commercial, industrial, and income producing businesses. He is a well recognized speaker on the topic of Auction and teaches continuing legal education classes to attorneys, bar associations and other organizations throughout Ohio. His passion is to change general public’s belief that auctions are only for dead and desperate sellers to the belief that auctions are the preferred method for converting assets into cash.
Prior to joining KIKO, Dick had over 12 years of experience in the Consumer Package Goods Industry with Procter and Gamble, Borden Foods Co., and other investment banking turn around businesses. He and his beautiful wife, Maureen, are loving parents of four, and in his spare time enjoys family activities and golf.