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 the Nichols Crowder Carrum Downs office with Michael Crowder in 2007. Richard also oversees the Mornington office which opened late 2017.
Richard is a qualified Property Valuer as well as a licensed Estate Agent.
Richard has undisputed property knowledge having completed two complete re-evaluations of all commercial industrial properties in the City of Frankston (now Frankston City Council).
In his down time, Richard keeps fit regularly participating in local open water swim events such as the Australia Day Swim in Brighton and the Twilight Swim in Mornington.