Rick Destito

Founder of The Gear Factory

"Burn Me Down"

Changing the way we think and feel about our urban cores, how we live and the way we work.

About Rick

Rick Destito is a Real Estate Investor, Social Entrepreneur, and owner of The Gear Factory where he rents studio and rehearsal space to creative entrepreneurs, artists, and musicians. The Gear Factory is a five story, 65,000 square foot historic factory in Syracuse, NY that Rick is steadily redeveloping with green infrastructure and a crowd sourced designed layout.

Rick traveled all over the country for three years after graduating college only to find out how great upstate/central New York really is. Rick currently resides in a home he purchased for $1 in Syracuse, two blocks from his place of work.

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