Richard Wolper is a seasoned businessman and entrepreneur renowned for his horizontal and vertical construction expertise and his successful real estate ventures, restaurant and landscaping businesses. He also co-owns Black Rock Concrete LLC and a tree farm, Black Rock Trees LLC, which specializes in mature trees over 20 feet tall. Wolper is the co-founder and CEO of Mark 25 Companies and has collaborated on multimillion-dollar projects with well-known corporations such as Home Depot, Walmart and Burton Lumber. He is also a dedicated philanthropist who generously supports numerous charitable causes.
Born into a German-American family in Warwick, Rhode Island, on June 15, 1966, Wolper relocated to Utah as a teenager, where he discovered his passion for building. Soon after graduating from Alta High School, he acquired contractor licenses, including General Engineering E100, Landscape and Recreation S330, and General Building B100. Rich started his career by taking on several major and profitable projects, including the $22 million Rocky Mountain Raceway, the $8 million Fox Point development in Draper, Utah, and the $3 million Riverton City project.
Wolper's strong work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit led him to Park City, where he significantly contributed to the region's growth and prosperity. He has been involved in notable projects like the $88 million Iroquois residential development site, which involved excavating and installing sewer, water, and storm drain systems. He has served prominent clients, including several celebrities and business leaders. Wolper's contribution to the Park City region has earned him numerous accolades, including the prestigious title of the best landscaping company of the year. In addition to his professional achievements, Wolper is a passionate philanthropist who supports various charitable causes.