Richard Sankar is originally from Trinidad. He immigrated to Toronto in 1982 to attend Ryerson University where he obtained a Bachelor of Business Management and worked in various roles in the IT industry. In 1993 he obtained an Ontario Real Estate Sales license and worked primarily with residential real estate clients in Toronto and Picton, Ontario. In 1997 he moved to Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands and was the top producing agent at Prestigious Properties for more than a decade. In 2007 he co-founded Tropical Paradise Realty, a boutique agency that offered more client oriented services. In order to bring more analytical expertise and market knowledge to his clients, Richard completed a MS in Real Estate Development. In the fall of 2012 he merged Tropical Paradise Realty with Turks and Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty. Richard was a founding member of the Turks and Caicos Real Estate Association and is Treasurer of the board. He has a strong community spirit and enjoys helping others succeed. This passion will have an opportunity to flourish at TCSIR through its charitable foundation. It is his mandate to improve the quality of education and lives of children in local public schools.