Rich grew up in South Florida and has been an avid real estate investor, broker and consultant since 1995. He graduated from the University of Colorado in Boulder with a degree in Economics. A lifelong entrepreneur with a passion for technology, Rich has worked in the pharmaceutical and aviation industries in addition to real estate. As the developer of one of the first real estate web sites in the mid 90s, he continues to be actively involved in the company web site and is a frequent contributor to the company blog and other web site content. Rich enjoys spending time with his daughter as well as scuba diving, golf, boating, skiing and fly-fishing.
As the broker and owner of the company, one of Rich’s primary responsibilities is hiring agents and leading his team to maximum productivity. He is a strong believer in lifelong learning and he teaches a variety of training courses on a variety of topics ranging from the basics of real estate sales to leveraging technology in your real estate business. In addition, Rich offers his “Waterfront Property Specialist” course to all South Florida REALTORS®. If you are interested in joining the By The Sea Realty team, give Rich a call. He actually answers his phone.
“I have been associated with By The Sea Realty since 2001, now as a Broker-Associate. Over the years I have seen the real estate business change a great deal, especially the technology, and Rich always seems to be ahead of the curve. He has really brought our business into the 21st century with his marketing knowledge and his ability to implement and manage the latest internet technologies…”Level headed with a positive attitude
“Working with Rich Barnhart can really be an advantage to your real estate career. He stays very current with all the new ways to use the internet technology to build your business and organize your clients so that multitasking can be easier. He is level headed with a positive attitude and is always there to stand up for our team, and to give great advise when its needed…”Rich Makes Himself Available
“From an agents point of view, By The Sea Realty is a great office to work for. The Broker/Owner, Rich Barnhart is a very” hands on” Broker. Rich makes himself available 7 days a week to answer questions and help resolve deal related issues…”