Relocation

   

Steve Ricci     President     steve@riccisales.com

Agency management. New business development in all channels.  Direct sales responsibilities in showrooms, a trade focus and multi-unit specification.

It never feels like work if you love what you do. 

  

33 YEARS OF ILLUMINATION 

   

Ryan Higgins     Showroom Sales   ryan@riccisales.com

Showroom sales in NY NJ & CT.  Ryan calls on key showrooms in our most important markets.  He brings insight from his experience in the family lighting business. He also ran a successful DJ business that adds to his business acumen.  He is tenacious for his customers in the most demanding markets.  He has developed some of our largest and creative gallery projects. 

  

Jeff Izower     Showroom Sales   jeff@riccisales.com

Jeff manages important lighting showrooms in the tri-state. He began merchandising for us at the age of 16 while also working in several lighting retailers.  With great experience, after graduating college, he decided to make this his home.  Analyitical in his review of our dealers business with a strong merchandisng skill set and we appreciate he never loses sight of its value.

Jessica Mason     Design Representative     jessica@riccisales.com

Decorative lighting specification in the residential market in the tri-state. Jessica calls on leading design firms and developed our social media progamming.  Devoted to the trade she works with suppliers to create positive outcomes no matter the lighting challenge.  With a background in the lighting business her experience adds value to specifiers.

Joe Gallo     Showroom Sales     josephgallo9006@hotmail.com

As a showroom owner for 30 years he brings invaluable knowledge and perspective to our showrooms and our rep team. He works in a support position to key dealers. Joe's favorite expression, “change or die” is wise advice in the evolving retail world.

   

Mary Azzolina   Showroom Sales Coordinator     mary@riccisales.com 

Mary manages the showroom channel in our office. She is our point of contact for factory sales departments and programming.  Mary also manages customer service, coordinates factory visit schedules, and manages our many market travel calendars.  She does an incredible job at follow up and is a valued memeber of our team.

  

Terry Davis     Trade Sales Coordinater      terryd@riccisales.com

Trade sales is an important part of the world of lighting sales in the metro area.  Many design professionals only procure directly and Terry provides the same special service we offer showrooms.  With a diverse background in business she is detail oriented and thorough where a fast answer can make the differance of getting on the spec or not.

Teri Marcellari - Accounting   teri@riccisales.com

Teri has the most important job at the agency, she makes sure everyone gets paid.  Reluctant to become our bookkeeper, she is now a QuickBooks expert.  Her dedication to working through the minutia of a dozen factory reports every month, on time, is extraordinary.  Never afraid to dive in to a customer service call, Teri is a huge asset to our company.

When we opened in 1987, we started selling wooden duck lamps to lighting showrooms.

Today we have evolved to supply diverse lighting choices in multiple channels.  We expanded in the middle of the great recession into the design space built on the same foundation, service.  Call and you will get a person and a fast answer.

We are passionate and driven in everything we do, because we know our destiny is linked to helping our customers succeed.       

Tom Waraksa   Showroom Service   tom@riccisales.com

Tom is an important team member, as he continues our legacy of service to the showroom channel.   His great work ethic and tireless drive is valued here.  From merchandising our gallery installations, to inventory management and more he implements these important functions for our customers.  Real picture coming soon. 

Rob Antonecchia     Showroom Trade & Builder Sales     rob@riccisales.com

Rob came from lighting showroom sales and store management, having worked with homeowners, designers and builders.  The experience of working on the floor brings key understandings of the lighting sale. He understands scale, customization, Illumination requirements and is insightful to the markets he works with. He has a tenacious follow up discipline 

   

Kelley Taylor    Design Representative     Kelley@riccisales.com 

With a unique experience having worked in all 3 legs of the lighting business.  Coming from a premiere lighting manufacturer, been a successful rep and managed a lighting showroom, all with a trade focus, her experience supports our next level commitment to servicing the trade professional.   

  

EARN YOUR BUSINESS