Enrique "Rick" Benitez Jr.

Residential & Commercial REALTOR®


Rick Jr. accomplished a BA in Psychology at The Ohio State University (GO BUCKEYES!). Then, his career began in the social services field, working with children for a non-profit in Boston and then becoming a Dean of Students at a Boston Public High School. After working in schools, he supported some family businesses in Texas. He has worked under a contractor, recruited for a cannabis vocational adult education program, and currently consults on any cultivation projects. He developed crucial interpersonal & negotiating skills along the way. Rick has applied his experience, values, and ethics to Real Estate with a passion for excellent service, love, and care for the people he works with. He prioritizes his community & clients with an attention to detail and hunger for success!

Rick enjoys all the challenges presented when working in the industry and will find a way to assist while making the process enjoyable. Any projects, goals, or obstacles, in residential & commercial, Rick will appreciate the opportunity and be proud to work with you.

Living in Allston, he serves the greater Boston area and major towns in Massachusetts as a REALTOR®. Rick likes to utilize his skills, knowledge, & experience in any Real Estate situation and thrives on guiding people to success and building lasting connections.

What made you want to join Lamacchia Realty? 

“After a year of searching for the right team that was going to offer the best possible services to their clients & agents. I thankfully found Lamacchia! A professional team that works hard, has high standards, ethics, values, and appreciation for the people they serve and work with. Because of that and so much more!”

What do you enjoy doing outside of work? 

“I love to spend time doing art, playing guitar, listening to music, keeping up with movies & shows, playing pinball, staying active, always learning, cultivating & teaching. But mainly spending time with family, loved ones, and my little pet crew.”

Do you have a favorite charity? 

“Any charities that tackle housing, hunger, educational, wildlife, and environmental needs are among the many I love to support.”

What is your favorite thing about your job? 

“Being apart of significant moments and guiding people through them. To achieve a common goal that generates happiness and satisfaction, is the most fulfilling part for me!”

Do you have any pets? 

“For sure! One little toy pom pom, named “Juji” and a kitty named “Fruity Pebbles” stay with me in the Bean! And two kitties with my parents, in Texas. Named “Esperanza” & “Orion aka. fatty/gordito.” I don’t have a pet problem, yet!”

What are your favorite sports, and sports teams? 

“I grew up with Futbol, so soccer is my main bread and butter. But I’m really a sports head – yoga, basketball, football, surfing, and corn hole are among the many I enjoy regularly!”

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