Richard is a true New Yorker with a great passion for country living in the Hudson Valley. He was raised on Manhattan’s Upper East Side by an accomplished designer and an avid art collector which gave him access to some of the city’s most beautiful homes and galleries. That exposure has given Richard the vision to help his clients see the potential in every property and to find the right fit even if it is a diamond in the rough.
Richard comes to real estate after a long and successful career as a businessman and attorney and is now honored to work with Murphy Realty Group; the Hudson Valley’s premiere residential real estate firm. Richard is licensed in both New York and Florida and remains affiliated with Douglas Elliman in Manhattan where his team consistently ranks within the top 2% of residential sales nationwide. Through his associations in Florida and Manhattan, Richard is an ideal partner for all of your real estate needs, whether you are downsizing, relocating, buying a second home or just need a change.
While serving as an attorney, Richard was an estate planning and property transfer specialist and developed his approach to brokering real estate by helping his clients with the most important and personal decisions that they would ever make. Richard knows that the best advice and guidance comes only after listening to and understanding his clients’ wants and needs.
When he is your advocate, he is an imposing negotiator and is able to manage the most complex transactions with ease, simply put, he is a deal maker. A perfectionist who has the education, experience, and skills to help you move effortlessly through every phase of your sales and purchases.
When he isn’t working, Richard loves to explore the Hudson Valley and all of its hidden treasures. He lives in Kingston and loves to garden with his pug, Fred. Fred does all of the digging!