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).
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.
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
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
5985 Almaden Expressway
San Jose, CA. 95120
Office Direct (408)256-4221 Fax (408)997-1111
“Oh, by the way. . . I’m never too busy for your referrals.”