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  • About Richard

    Richard Battaglia, an Elysian Heights Echo Park homeowner, knows the power of superior customer service. It is a tenet that he has carried over to his real estate practice from 19 years of senior management expertise with high end national retailers and specialty stores. In 1985 Richard and his ex wife pioneered the use of the wet suit fabric, neoprene, into the women's wear market through their creation of Body Glove Swimwear in their Venice Canals garage. Richard is a Realtor who embraces real estate as a business transaction.Since buying or selling a home is often one of the most important personal financial decisions,Richard's expertise in marketing, finance and contractual negotiations is pivotal to a successful outcome.
    His credentials include:
    Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Body Glove Swimwear, Guess Swimwear, Robin Piccone
    Board member of the Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council
    Board Member of the Larchmont Village Neighborhood Association
    Member of GOHPOZ, Historic Overlay Zone, Windsor Square
    Honored by Los Angeles Conservancy, June 2005, GOHPOZ, Windsor Square
    Board Member Windsor Square Hancock Park Historical Society
    "Preservation Notebook" columnist, Larchmont Chronicle
    Homeowner, Landlord, Father

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