Richard started in Real Estate as a Cadet valuer for well renowned city based firm McGee, O’Callaghan and Gill in the late 1980’s where his interest in Commercial/Industrial began. He then moved to the City of Frankston in the early 90’s and became City Valuer in 1995. In 1996 he joined Crowders Real Estate working in sales and leasing for the ensuing eight years before setting up in Nichols Crowder (Carrum Downs) with partner Michael Crowder in 2007.
Richard is a qualified Property Valuer as well as a licensed Estate Agent. He has undisputed property knowledge having completed two complete re-evaluations of all commercial industrial properties in the City of Frankston (now Frankston City Council). Richard has specialised in the sales of investment properties having sold in excess of $35 million worth of properties since undertaking sales and leasing.