Meet The Team


I built this team to provide a total real estate solution for my clients. The team model provides an unparalleled efficiency and attentiveness to our clients – see more about the benefits of working with a real estate team. We have experience selling anything from a small condo, apartment building, or raw land to luxury homes and commercial properties. We are extremely experienced, having brokered over hundreds of sales valued at hundreds of millions of dollars! Everyone on the team is extensively trained and supervised. Our team consistently ranks as one of the top in the country!

Richard Schulman

Richard Schulman is one of the top selling agents in Los Angeles. Working throughout Los Angeles County, Richard has unique expertise in all areas of real estate including residential, investment, foreclosure, short sales, luxury homes, land and more. He is experienced on both the buyer and seller side. He has been the #1 listing and selling agent in his office for the past 8 years and counting. Read more about Richard’s background, experience, and success.

Kevin Hatanaka, MBA – Sales Manager

Kevin is a successful business owner and real estate investor who graduated #1 in his MBA class from USC’s prestigious Marshall School of Business. As a longtime resident of both the Westside and the San Fernando Valley, Kevin has the market knowledge, business acumen, and an unparalleled work ethic to help you find your next home or investment property.

Heather Bogenhagen – Buyer and Seller Specialist

Heather is a buyer and seller specialist who enjoys finding just the right property for her clients! She gets to know her clients’ needs and desires, then carefully researches and sifts through properties to find the very best matches. Heather has also completed over 7,000 appraisals as a licensed appraiser, and brings tremendous experience and perspective to real estate.

Aaron Gelb – Buyer and Seller Specialist

Aaron is an award-winning agent, recognized for exceeding standards and extraordinary dedication to his clients. He is a buyer and seller specialist whose passion for exploring Los Angeles carries over into his passion for finding the right property for his clients. His personable demeanor and professional rapport with other agents often results in his buyers’ offers being accepted above others in competitive situations.

Peter Stewart – Buyer and Seller Specialist

Peter is a buyer specialist, who has had unbelievable success in finding just the right properties. Peter knows how to analyze a client’s needs, and has the market knowledge to match them up with the right property. By focusing only on buyer showings, someone is always available to show you a property. Peter is one of the Westside Office’s top producing agents.

Johnelle Mays – Buyer and Seller Specialist

Johnelle has proven herself as a go-getter in the real estate industry. She will also be a go-getter when it comes to working for you and helping you buy or sell your home! Her knowledge and experience, coupled with her charisma and drive, make her the perfect agent to have on your side! Johnelle also speaks Tagalog and is fluent in the Filipino dialect of Bisaya.

Mimi Sin – Buyer and Seller Specialist

Mimi is an LA native and has been selling real estate since 2005. Mimi is an experienced negotiator and is dedicated to her clients’ best interest; she was recently awarded the 2014 Bronze Award for selling 3 million in real estate in 2014. Her previous experience and success in Corporate Sales affords her the same success and a competitive edge in LA’s changing real estate market. As the top sales rep in the nation for Fortune 500 companies, Mimi uses the same business acumen to achieve success in real estate today and her main goal is to be the best in serving her clients.

Ryan Katz – Buyer and Seller Specialist

Ryan Katz is more than just a realtor, he is an experienced negotiator with a passion for sales & client experience. He comes from a top producing real estate team background. Ryan was born in Durban, South Africa & raised in La Jolla, California. Ryan also speaks conversational Spanish. Fun Fact: Prior to real estate, Ryan designed his own clothing line and handled marketing for famous rock bands.

Paul Yi – Buyer and Seller Specialist

Paul has many years’ experience in the customer service field and also is knowledgeable with real estate and finance from his experience as a loan officer. He has successfully brought all of this knowledge and experience to the real estate world, where he excels as a sales agent. He has lived in Los Angeles all my life so knows the area very well. He is very motivated and would do anything to please his clients! Paul also speaks/reads/writes Korean.

Diane Rosas – Buyer and Seller Specialist

Diane is an MBA and a seasoned professional. She is committed to building lasting relationships with clients by providing superior service. With integrity, loyalty, and dedication, she listens and learns about her client’s needs, studies the market, and uses innovative marketing techniques. She is passionate, driven, and always ready to go the extra mile!

Jessica Ishak – Buyer and Seller Specialist

Jessica is a buyer and seller specialist who is sharp and personable. Jessica’s real estate and engineering background combined with her vast knowledge of the local Los Angeles market make her a unique and true asset in any real estate transaction. Jessica prides herself in always giving her clients 110% all the time, every time. She is dedicated to meeting all your needs with the greatest degree of precision. Jessica is also fluent in Arabic.

Chris Clark – Buyer and Seller Specialist

A former Inglewood and Santa Monica school teacher, infantry soldier (U.S. Army Presidential Honor Guard during the Reagan and Bush years), and Green Bay, Wisconsin native, Chris has been a top producer in his 12-year career as a realtor. After attending George Mason and Columbia, he moved to Los Angeles in 1999. The past 10 years of fatherhood (two sons) have added to his ability to relate to clients and negotiate for them and their families. His wife is a partner at her law firm, so negotiation/compromise is a 24-hour endeavor for Chris!

Mona Marinova – Buyer and Seller Specialist

Mona is a tremendously energetic, driven professional who is dedicated to her clients’ success. She brings the highest level of honesty and integrity to her endeavors. She is praised for her attention to detail, loyalty, and personalized client service. Mona guides her clients through transactions with maximum effort, and is excited to earn your trust, provide you with exceptional service, and do whatever it takes to make your deal a win/win! Mona is also fluent in Bulgarian.

Shane Edele – Buyer and Seller Specialist

Shane is a licensed broker and has been in the real estate business for 6+ years, first flipping properties and managing rental properties, then representing buyers and sellers on their property deals. His vast experience and background gives him a head up on many aspects of the real estate business, and he can provide excellent guidance to buyers and sellers throughout their transactions.

Morgan Kirkpatrick – Listing Coordinator, Client Care Manager

Morgan ensures the office is running smoothly. With Morgan efficiently handling the many details required for a successful real estate business, our agents’ time is allowed to be freed up to show properties, focus on buyers’ and sellers’ needs, and expertly negotiate deals. Morgan always responds to our clients’ needs promptly and with the utmost care and concern!

Annie Rochlin – Listing Coordinator, Client Care Manager

Annie, a Los Angeles native, guarantees efficiency and professionalism when handling the numerous elements required for positive real estate business and transactions. She’s tremendously resourceful, detailed oriented and tech-savvy while bringing her knowledge of LA to real estate.

Tamara “Tamra” Kraft – Buyer Support Assistant

Tamara Kraft is a buyer support assistant. She arranges schedules for showings, researches properties, shows properties and helps coordinate offers. She is instrumental in the buyer process. She is passionate about her job, makes herself very available, and is excited to work with our buyers.

Warren Cartier – Client Services Manager & Showing Specialist

Warren brings his enthusiasm about real estate to the team. He’ll always show up with a positive energy and a true excitement to meet you and help you out with whatever is needed. He makes himself very available and flexible to work with our clients’ busy schedules!

Erin Barnes – Showing Specialist & Administrative Coordinator

Erin does double duty splitting her time between showings and administrative responsibilities to keep the team on track and organized. She’s super resourceful and tech-savvy! Erin is enthusiastic, patient, flexible, and tirelessly committed to helping our buyers find homes they love. And she can tell you where all the delicious restaurants are in every part of town!

Megan Pyle – Administrative Coordinator

Megan keeps the team on track and our deals running smoothly. She helps with everything from coordinating offers to scheduling our buyers’ inspections and arranging open houses. With a background in Marketing, she is super efficient, resourceful, creative, and no-nonsense! She loves seeing our clients happy!

Alyssa Van Zyl – Showing Specialist

Alyssa is eager to work with our buyers and help them find the right property! She can answer questions you have about properties and areas, and help you refine your property search. She is punctual, friendly, and has a flexible schedule to help meet your availability.

Gabriela Labra – Short Sale Negotiator, Buyer Specialist, Bilingual

Gaby is an expert short sale negotiator who has closed an unreal 100% of her short sales over the last 5 years. She helps sellers through every step of the short sale process and knows the ins and outs of working with the banks to get the short sale successfully approved. She is also an experienced buyer specialist, and is fluent in Spanish.

Ilene Nathan Lipshutz – Showing Specialist

Ilene Lipshutz is a buyer specialist who shows properties. Ilene has enjoyed working as a sales representative for over 10 years, and is dedicated to helping clients along their real estate journey. Whether you just have a question, would like to conduct an extensive search or need to complete a comprehensive real estate transaction, she can help you out.

Johnenne Mays – Leasing Manager and Showing Assistant

Johnenne has extensive experience working in the Southern California real estate world. She has worked at the local MLS with the board of Realtors, and been an assistant to a top producing broker. She exceeds at managing open houses, assisting real estate transactions, and catering to buyer and seller needs. She is charismatic, detail-oriented, creative, and enthusiastic.