Rita Danielle Steele, Esq.
Founder & Principal
With 15 years of experience in the Real Estate industry, Rita Danielle Steele cofounded Geo Properties Inc. in 2008 & founded Steele Realty Consultants International in 2015.
While Rita’s personal interests and endeavors are wide ranging, her long-time passion for Providence’s historic properties has served as a primary focus, inspiring her to specialize in historic restoration and real estate design and development. Her most notable project to date was the conversion and restoration of the former Rumford Library in East Providence into a single family residence.
Steele currently serves as President of the Rhode Island Association of Realtors and Greater Providence Board of Realtors Boards of Directors and the Providence Special Commission to Study Affordable Housing, The Providence Preservation Society Planning and Architectural Review Committee, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors Executive Committee, and additionally serves as a RIAR RPAC Trustee and as the RPMIC representing Rhode Island at the National Association of Realtors.
Rita earned her Juris Doctorate from Roger Williams University School of Law, is a licensed attorney in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, and a registered General Contractor in Rhode Island.
Rita Danielle has served on the following organizations and committees:
Rhode Island Special Legislative Commission to Study the Low and Moderate Income Housing Act
Rhode Island Association of Realtors Board of Directors, Executive Committee
Greater Providence Board of Realtors Board of Directors, 2023 President
Providence Preservation Society, Board of Trustees and Executive Committee 2016-2022
Providence Revolving Fund Board of Directors 2019-2022
Rhode Island Association of Realtors RPAC Trustee and Government Affairs Committee
Providence City Council Special Commission to Study Affordable Housing
National Association of Realtors Realtor Party Member Involvement Committee
PPS Planning and Architectural Review Committee
Rhode Island Bar Association
Licensed Broker and Attorney in RI & MA
RI Residential & Commercial Contractor Reg. 41939
Certified Short Sale & Foreclosure Specialist, NAR Green Sustainable Property Designee
2021 Providence Business News 40 Under 40 Award Recipient
2021 Providence Business News Women in Business Honoree
2020 National Association of Realtors, Rhode Island State Representative, Party Member Involvement Committee
2019 Processional Excellence Award, Rhode Island Monthly
2018 GPBOR Realtor of the Year
2017 NUII Graduate, Leadership Rhode Island
2016 RISBJ Entrepreneurial Woman to Watch Award Recipient
2015 Rhody Award Recipient for Historic Preservation
2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 5-Star Home Professional Award Recipient
2018, 2017,2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 Circle of Excellence Awards by the Greater Providence Board of Realtors