Ricardo Toris received his undergraduate degree in Urban Planning from Arizona State University. Prior to joining Earl & Curley, Ricardo worked over 8 years in public sector residential, commercial, office and industrial planning. He was a senior planner for the City of Glendale, Arizona for 5 ½ years, and prior to that a planner for the City of Surprise for 2-1/2 years. Before moving to the public sector, Ricardo was employed by a private planning consulting firm here in Arizona for 2 years
Ricardo Toris has over 25 years of professional experience and leadership.. His professional experience provides him with an extensive knowledge of the varying requirements of municipalities and governmental departments. Ricardo’s experience consists of project management, preparation of zoning entitlement documents, drafting of public review documents, site planning, site and design review analysis, land plan development, public and private involvement, neighborhood outreach, public speaking, neighborhood negotiations, and the successful management of the regulatory review process. Ricardo is a member of the American Planning Association.