Since 2001, Richardson Management has become a leading business development and government relations firm in Western New York.


Servicing many of the region’s top companies and institutions, our team offers creative and strategic solutions that help our clients achieve greater success. Valued relationships, forged with the business community and government agencies over the years, allow us to develop productive growth opportunities. Our team of professionals can help your company realize its full potential. 


Let our strong relationships and creative thinking be your bridge to success.



Rick Winter is the President of Richardson Management and heads-up a team of professionals that service some of Western New York’s most prominent companies.  Rick has extensive experience in state and regional government, including his service as a former New York State Senate chief of staff. Rick was later appointed by then-Governor George Pataki to serve as a Commissioner on the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission. Before working in the New York State Senate, Rick was appointed by the Niagara County Legislature to serve on the Board of Directors for the Niagara County Industrial Development Agency (NCIDA).


Rick is a graduate of Buffalo State College. He is the co-founder of Hats, Gloves and Love - a Western New York charity that provides hats and gloves to children from under-privileged families. He holds a leadership position with Touching Lives, Building Futures sponsored by Niagara County Community College Foundation's Major Gifts Campaign. He is also the owner of Winter Jewelry, a Buffalo-based fine jewelry company specializing in wholesale diamond sales and custom-made diamond jewelry manufacturing.  


Richardson Management offers clients expert, relationship-driven business development plans and government relations services, not typically consolidated in one company. The strategies and marketing efforts of the Richardson Management team have proven to significantly impact the short-term gains and long-term success of our clients.


Elliott R. Winter, Director of Operations |

Rick Winter, President |


Richardson Management provides business consulting and government relations services to companies that specialize in:  Engineering, Electrical Contracting, Solid-Waste Landfill, Tourism & Travel, Health Care, Transportation, Architecture, Renewable Energy, Accounting and Insurance Services


5500 Main Street

Suite 210

Williamsville, New York  14221

Tel  (716) 854.2400   |   Fax  (716) 568.9097






At Richardson Management, we are proud of the success our clients have achieved as a result of our services.


We invite you to contact us for a consultation to discuss your business goals.



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Rick has been an active participant in our growth strategy efforts in the Western New York region.  His insight into the business community has proven to be an invaluable resource to our company.


Jim Magee | Chief Executive Officer 

Paradigm Environmental Services


Rick has been an immense help in providing our company with guidance and advice. We're delighted to have him as a part of the Toski, Schaefer & Co. team.


Ronald C. Toski, CPA | Managing Director

Toski Schaefer & Co., P.C.