Ripco Real Estate was founded in 1991. At the time it specialized in Retail Tenant representation; representing some of the most well known retailers in the country. Over time Ripco's platform was expanded to Landlord Representation, Property Management and Investment Sales. In the Tri-State area Ripco has five (5) Offices and will be opening a sixth office in the fourth quarter of 2021. A growth initiative of Ripco is the launching of Operations in Florida. In the fall of 2021 it will open two offices, Boca Raton and Tampa. With 90+ Brokers Ripco maintains a culture of information sharing, cooperation and collaboration, providing timely, in-depth market information for its' clients to support their decision making..
Colby Piper joined RIPCO’s New Jersey office in 2016. Colby focuses on high street retail from Hunterdon County, NJ to Bergen County, NJ; investment sales such as value add deals; true NNN deals; and ground up-development. Most recently, Colby has become a cannabis real estate specialist, representing both tenants and landlords in this growing industry. Colby is currently accepted into the Ganjier Cannabis Sommelier program He is in the 2nd class and will be graduating 2022. Ganjier is the highest certification in the Cannabis field, similar to that of a Wine Sommelier.
Colby has completed several notable deals around New Jersey. He completed 14 deals in 15 months in Englewood along Palisades Avenue. He also completed an 18,500 square foot Planet Fitness in Fairview, and a 9,800 square foot Dollar General. Some of the tenants that Colby current works with are Burger King, Popeyes, Taco Bell, and Metro Markets Convenience Stores.
When not being proactive with clients, Colby enjoys spending time with close friends and family. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.