Gelb Group Rickey M. Gelb is the managing general partner of Gelb Group, a real estate development and property management company in Woodland Hills focused on the San Fernando Valley. A longtime civic leader, he has served as director of four banks, belonged to more than 20 organizations and served on numerous advisory boards. From his first Award of Merit in 1984 from the City of Hope, Gelb has been recognized more than 1,000 times. A couple noteworthy awards include the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, a national award that recognizes those who help the less fortunate, and the Fernando Award for his local volunteerism. ALMA MATER: Los Angeles Valley College BEST ADVICE: Always return all phone calls. BUCKET LIST: Visit in Singapore for a few months.