After studies in Construction Management at UCLA Rick worked as a superintendent for Hospitality Construction Burbank California specializing in the restoration of historic hotels such as The Mission Inn in Riverside California and The Ritz Carlton Hotel Laguna, California.
Rick later focused his attention closer to home (Los Angeles) and began working for Mike Deasy of Mossler Deasy & Doe in 1992. After 6 months of assisting Mike, he studied for his Real Estate license and began selling on his own focusing on his relationships with the Hollywood entertainment community.
With 27 Years of experience, Rick has sold and leased millions of dollars in Luxury Real Estate, from the Hollywood Hills to Malibu, North to Santa Barbara. Recently Rick has been the exclusive sales agent for 10 Palms in Hollywood, California a nine-unit upscale condominium project designed by renowned architect Clive Wilkinson, additionally, Rick represented Hacienda Lofts West Hollywood, Ca selling all units in 7 months. Living and working in the Hollywood & Beverly Hills area he has extensive experience and a connection to the area’s community and focus clientele.
Notable sales include architectural and historic properties: 10 Palms Hollywood Ca, Hacienda lofts West Hollywood, Deer Lodge Santa Ynez Valley, Rancho Orella Santa Barbara Coast, Lazy Lilac Ranch Woody California, The Florshime residence (twice) Palm Springs Ca, and more.
Using his renovation experience Rick has gone on to restore, renovate, and build, some of the area’s more tasteful homes. Additional involvement in the explanation and management of Deasy Penner & Partners, homeasart.com now with offices in Santa Monica, Pasadena and Beverly Hills California. DPP’s exposure to the Palm Springs desert communities rich with Mid-Century modern architecture. Rick marketed some of the desert’s more unique & significant homes, such as The Florshiem house by Donald Wexler 1957 and The Keneston House Rancho Mirage. A member of both the Desert Board and Beverly Hills board realtors.