In 1986, Richard Kaplan founded the private real estate investment firm Syndicated Equities located in Chicago, Illinois. Active outside of the office, Richard Kaplan belongs to The Standard Club of Chicago , where he was also on the board and was president from 1994 through 1996.
In business for more than 150 years, The Standard Club boasts membership of leaders who pursue charitable, civic, and social responsibility. Many of the prestigious private city club’s members work in Chicago’s academic, cultural, business, and industrial sectors. Benefits of club membership include access to more than 201 reciprocal clubs scattered throughout the world, golf privileges, and invitations to approximately 60 club-sponsored events throughout the year.
For a nominal monthly fee, members gains access to the club’s athletic facilities, which allow members to achieve fitness goals and enhance personal and business relationships. The club’s offerings include an indoor running track, paddleball and basketball courts, heated indoor swimming pool, strength-training and cardiovascular equipment, and free weights. Members can also partake in the club’s personalized training and workout classes as well as athletic programs and tournaments. After an intense workout, they can enjoy massages, steam rooms, and other treatments.