Welcome to the Ira Riklis History blog. From a young age Mr. Riklis has developed a keen interest in history. Ranging from European history to US civil war, Ira has immersed himself in literature on the topics. On this blog, Ira will contribute historical pieces of information.
This is part of a project by Mr. Riklis on sharing his thoughts and knowledge on topics that are dear to him. You can follow Ira on the following social profiles:
About Ira Riklis
Ira D. Riklis is the son of Meshulam Riklis, who was the founder of Rapid-American Corp. The Riklis family have been life-long entrepreneurs owning majority and minority share holdings in several ventures. Ira inherited this business acumen from his father and currently is the CEO at Lydia Security Monitoring, Inc. dba C.O.P.S. Monitoring. His previous business ventures include Seguin Partners, LLC and Charters Sports. Mr. Riklis is also the current President at Sutherland Capital Management, Inc., which is a title company in Manhattan.
Ira lives in the borough of Manhattan, New York City and is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Wharton Business School. Mr. Riklis is known in New York and much of the north east because of his charitable nature. In fact, the Wall Street Journal covered a story on Mr. Riklis and giving back to the community: click to read.
Ira hopes you enjoy the many topics covered on this blog and looks forward to your comments!