Richard T. Anderson, FAICP
Richard T. Anderson. Dick Anderson is a nationally recognized urban planner and association executive. As president of the New York Building Congress since 1994, he has overseen the reemergence of the 78-year-old public policy coalition which represents the design, construction, and real estate industry of New York City. Mr. Anderson previously served as executive director of Dallas Plan and as president of the Regional Plan Association, the nation's oldest metropolitan planning organization. In 1980, he was the first elected president of the newly formed American Planning Association. Inducted in 2000.