About Me

Professional Resume – Richard P. Crowley



2003 - Present             Full Time Broker/Sales Associate affiliated with Better Homes & Gardens/VENTURA BARNETT PROPERTIES. Responsibilities include listing and selling residential properties and mentoring new agents in sales techniques & technical aspects of the real estate business. Specializing in the sale of Almaden Valley properties since 1975.


1991 – 1999                Graduate Faculty Member - California Association of Realtors -

Accredited by the Department of Real Estate to teach Continuing Education Classes to real estate agents in areas covering Contract Creation, Arbitration, Transfer Disclosures, Agency Relationships, Ethics, Real Estate Taxation, and the use of Computers in the real estate profession.  Classes taught on a free-lance basis under contract with real estate associations, title companies, & large offices/chains.


1990 - 1998                 Director of Training - Fox & Carskadon, Better Homes & Gardens

Agent training for this 26 office corporation 1990-91. Century 21 Contempo – 15 office corporation 1997-98.


1975 - 2003                 Real Estate Sales, Sales Training, Sales Management, & Broker

Owner responsibilities for several firms during this period of time.  Personal sales continued to emphasize Santa Clara County areas.  Companies included Century 21 SCVA (4 years), Century 21 Contempo (5 years), Red Carpet (8 years), Brookfield Associates(my 1 broker company, 2 years), Fox & Carskadon(3 years), and Gibson Properties, B.H.& G.(5 years).


Sales Accomplishments

Consistently in the top 15% of all sales associates in the firms mentioned above while maintaining a reputation for honest and fair dealing with his clients and within the real estate community.


Association Involvement

1984 - 1987                 Director, California Association of Realtors

1985 - 1987                 Director, San Jose Real Estate Board

1982                            President, Almaden Valley Realtors Marketing Group

Local Government Relations, Political Action, Finance, Long Range Planning, Land Use, Realtors Active in Politics(earned "Outstanding Speakers Award"),etc.


Licenses & Certifications

2016                            Realtor Emeritus – National Association of Realtors

2012                            Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES)

1996                            Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)

1994                            Graduate, Graduate Realtors Institute (GRI)

1978 - Present             California Real Estate Broker’s License – CalBRE#00444571

1973 - 1978                 California Real Estate Sales License


Community Involvement

County Transportation Commission

County Mortgage Revenue Bond Advisory Committee

Transportation 2000 - Citizen's Advisory Committee

San Jose City Transfer Tax - Citizen's Task Force

Almaden Valley Youth Counseling Service - Board President

Optimist Club(Service Club) - Honor Club President & Distinguished Lt. Governor

Director of Public Relations - Parents Assn. for Children's Education

Fundraising Chairman, Santa Clara County’s Young Woman of the Year

President, California’s Junior Miss Scholarship Program

Vice President – Almaden Valley Kiwanis

Chairman – ABA fundraising – Almaden’s new library - $32,000

S.J. – S.V. Chamber of Commerce “Building Our Community Award” 2006

Participant - American Cancer Society – Relay for Life 2006 & 2007

Past President – Almaden Business Association (ABA)

Advisory Board Member – Salvation Army Silicon Valley

President, Citizens for Fiscal Responsibility

Member - Values Advocacy Council



B.S. Science - University of Oregon, Eugene



Wife - Nancey - 49 years of marriage

Three Daughters - Kari(44), Erin(40), & Brianne(36)

Two Sons in law Geoff & John

Five Grandchildren Brice, Waverly, Rylan, Hank, Hadley


References Furnished on Request

Rich Crowley

5985 Almaden Expressway

San Jose, CA. 95120

Office Direct (408)256-4221 Fax (408)997-1111

Email:  RichLists@aol.com

Website: www.AlmadenHomes.com

“Oh, by the way. . . I’m never too busy for your referrals.”