Friedman Rosenthal Team - Top Team 408 Columbus Ave for 2015, 2018 and 2021 #5 Agent Companywide, 2021 Richard is a successful Real Estate salesman because he manages his clients' expectations, he is well organized, honest, and works well with other brokers. You should expect nothing less from any broker. Working for sellers, or with buyers requires different skill sets and levels of knowledge that Richard has acquired during his career. Financial acumen, negotiation skills, technological competence, and attention to detail are the qualities Richard brings to his Real Estate transactions and clients. After a successful 20 year stint on Wall Street as both a salesman, and business manager, Richard moved into Real Estate sales effortlessly. He immediately made his mark by closing a difficult co-op deal and continued to have success year after year with sales of all sizes and types of properties. Richard has handled transactions on both sides of the bridges and tunnels including Chelsea building sales, West Village co-ops, Midtown condos, Uptown family units, Brooklyn mixed use properties, Investment deals, Vacation homes, and Rentals. When he is not working Richard is on the Board of Directors of Ramapo for Children, a non profit organization working with socially disabled children and families. He is also an active father on the Upper East Side, coaching sports and keeping himself in shape by playing basketball.