Rick’s career began in 1981 as a partner in Midwest Management Co., a start-up multi-family management company. In 1987, Rick started Goldmark Commercial Corporation, a brokerage company focused on commercial real estate investment including office, retail, warehouse and multi-family. Rick served in the North Dakota Legislature for 26 years as Speaker of the House, Majority Leader, Caucus Chairman and Chairman of the Business Committee.
In 2010, Rick was elected to the US House of Representatives where he served on the House Ways and Means Committee with a focus on taxation and budget. Rick currently serves as the President of Berg Group, LLC which focuses on providing capital and financing for commercial real estate partnerships. Rick, his wife Tracy and son Jack reside in Fargo, ND.