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.

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.

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.

David Yun – Buyer and Seller Specialist

David epitomizes hard work, integrity, 24/7 availability, and outstanding service. A skilled negotiator who is committed to protecting his clients’ best interests, David is also a successful entrepreneur who created his first company at the age of 16. Over the past two decades, he has founded and sold numerous companies. When he’s not working for his clients, he is an enthusiastic member of the community and devotes his time by volunteering to the needy. David speaks Korean as well.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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!

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.

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 – Showing Specialist

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.

Michelle Paster – Showing Specialist

Michelle brings her real estate experience and enthusiasm to our team. She is excited to work with our buyers and show them properties where ever they are looking! She is always willing to go above and beyond to help out, and you’ll love working with her.