Meet The Team

 

I built this team to provide a Total Real Estate Solution for my clients. 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 650 sales valued at over $300,000,000. Everyone on the team is extensively trained and supervised. Once you work with us, we can help you with your primary residence as well as advise you on investment real estate. No other team can match that.

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 7 years and counting. Read more about Richard’s background, experience, and success.

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.

Kevin Hatanaka, MBA – Buyer and Seller Specialist

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.

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.

Brooke Elkin – Luxury Property Specialist

Brooke Elkin is a new addition to the team as a high end home specialist. Brooke has never sold a property for under $600,000, and she has sold properties as high as $16,500,000.
The team is now able to provide even better support for our high end clients, with a full time specialist.

Vivian Zelich – Buyer Specialist, San Fernando Valley Expert

Vivian is an experienced agent who joined the team to focus on her passion: showing buyers property and matching people with just the right home. Vivian focuses on the San Fernando Valley areas of Los Angeles. She can adeptly put you in the right property, whether it’s a home or a condo, whether you are a first time buyer, or an experienced repeat buyer.

David Brizendine – Buyer Specialist

David Brizendine is a buyer specialist who shows properties and helps his clients find the right property. He brings his leasing experience to the team and has helped many with many rental properties as well. He is passionate about real estate and enjoys working with buyers and finding them the right property.

Morgan Kirkpatrick – Listing Coordinator, Client Care Manager

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

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.

Elizabeth Nunez – Transaction Manager

Elizabeth ensures each and every transaction goes smoothly and flawlessly. She is there for our clients every step of the way! Because of all of our full time office staff, our clients’ needs are always attended to promptly. They never have to wait to get a response and get something taken care of.

Ilene Nathan Lipshutz – Showing Assistant

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 her to conduct an extensive search or need to complete a comprehensive real estate transaction, she’ll be with you every step of the way.

Ivana Popovic – Showing Assistant

Ivana brings her long time successful real estate experience where she was “Newcomer of the Year” her 1st year, and a top producer every year thereafter. She truly enjoys guiding her clients, and always puts relationships before profits. Ivana has extensive market knowledge, unparalleled work ethic and top negotiation skills. Fluent in Serbo Croatian.

Chase Milner – Showing Assistant

Chase is a focused, energetic and professional agent, who truly loves to help his clients. He is a young, hardworking, ambitious agent that is looking to make his mark on the real estate industry in Los Angeles and would love to help you in any way he can! He is driven to provide each and every client the best quality, care and customer experience the industry can offer!