The association of Ray J. White & Sons and RE/MAX International occurred in 2009 and resulted in RE/MAX River Cities. Ray J. White & Sons has been in existence since 1921 and RE/MAX International since 1973 so it was a combination of two companies that have long experience in real estate. Ray J. White & Sons was started in 1921 by Ray J. White and later the sons John and Bob joined the firm. The company is now owned by Dick White, grandson of the founder, who has been with the company since 1991. Dick attended and graduated from both the University of Idaho and Harvard Business School and has been a licensed real estate broker since 1975. Prior to joining Ray J. White & Sons Dick lived in Houston for 20 years where he started his real estate career working in commercial real estate sales, commercial leasing and land development. He is licensed in Idaho, Washington and Texas and has an office in McCall, Idaho.