Rick Volpe
Planner and Landscape Architect

Avid Skier, Mountain Biker and Innovative Planner

Rick has been leading and managing DTJ’s community design and planning services for over 20 years. With projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and South America, his personal motivation is spreading DTJ’s experience, talent, knowledge and cultural understanding to help bring his client’s project vision to reality. Rick’s passion is developing residential, mixed-use and resort communities that fit the unique lifestyle, culture, and local market conditions, while respecting the land and environment, to create sustainable and successful projects. Rick’s expertise includes site analysis, master planning and development strategy, community visioning, site planning and design, entitlement and approval processing, and design guidelines.


“My greatest pleasure comes from working with Clients in a collaborative design process of listening, learning and discovery that achieves their goals and vision for a successful, sustainable and memorable project.”