Rick Distel

Rick Distel

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

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Client Testimonials

★★★★★
You extend yourself above and beyond what one would normally expect from a real estate agent. You are an asset to your firm. - AP, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

★★★★★
Rick was a dream to work with and amazingly supportive. We will be your biggest fan club. - DC, New York, NY

★★★★★
Rick has an extraordinary knowledge of real estate and finance that sets him apart from other brokers that I’ve worked with during my 30 plus year career in real estate investment. Favorite broker by a mile. - KC, Palm Springs, CA

★★★★★
I started out with a real estate agent and ended up with a friend. Rick is my favorite country concierge - AS, Roxbury, CT

About Rick
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Rick Distel joins Compass as a Founding Agent in Connecticut after a ten-year affiliation as a top-producing luxury agent with Sotheby’s International Realty. Distel brings an unmatched passion and expertise for marketing homes to his bi-coastal and international clientele. With a background firmly rooted in luxury real estate sales and finance, he is uniquely suited to bring sellers and buyers together by capitalizing on his expertise in marketing and negotiation.

Rick’s success in real estate is rooted in his unwavering commitment to client service. His guiding principle is that luxury is not a price point, rather it is a level of service. By treating his clients’ equity as his own in each and every engagement, he provides guidance and service at the highest level. He also acts as a concierge to his clients, providing guidance and assistance throughout and after the transaction.

Rick is also known for his passion for architecture. While he represents and sells across the architectural disciplines, he is a mid-century modern expert, a style he reveres personally and can represent with proficiency. In recent years alone, his notable sales include Marcel Breuer’s “Stillman II”, John Johansen’s “Huvelle House” and Edward Larrabee Barnes’ “Marsters House”. In California he is intimately knowledgeable about the abundant mid-century product, especially the Krisel and DuBois designs for The Alexander Company.

After moving to New York and receiving his MBA in Real Estate and Finance from NYU's Leonard N. Stern School of Business, he worked as a real estate consultant at Ernst & Young. In 2000, he co-founded a private real estate equity firm that focused on New York City’s downtown neighborhoods. In this role, Rick gained invaluable perspective from a sponsor’s eye of the demands of a discerning Manhattan clientele. He was involved not only in the design and renovation of iconic buildings, but he also directed the city’s top real estate development teams in marketing campaigns and sales efforts of the fund’s numerous condominium conversions.

In Connecticut, Rick and his husband live at Hedgelawn Farm, a certified organic farm in Washington, Connecticut which provides fruits and vegetables to local eateries and to the community. In California, they live in a renovated Alexander home in Vista Las Palmas. They have two incredible rescue pups: Cooper and Dodger. When not with clients or family, Rick will most likely be found at his local CrossFit gym, training for his next Spartan obstacle course race.

Rick Distel’s Listings

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a view of a house with wooden floor and furniture
a spacious bathroom with a double vanity sink a large mirror and a shower
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a bathroom with a tub sink and mirror
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a bathroom with a sink a mirror and a bathtub
a view of a house with garden and plants
a view of a house with swimming pool and sitting area
a front view of a house with a yard table and chairs
a living room with furniture and a ceiling fan
a living room with furniture a ceiling fan and a window
a view of a garden
a view of buildings
a view of a park with large trees
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Listed By Compass

$7,995,000

Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
4.5
Square Feet
6,479
Acres
3.54
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Listed By Compass

$6,500,000

Bedrooms
6
Bathrooms
8
Square Feet
7,800
Acres
28.25
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a view of a swimming pool and lounge chairs
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a house view with a garden space
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an aerial view of a house with balcony and outdoor seating
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a view of a green field with a tree
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a view of a livingroom with furniture wooden floor and a rug
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a view of an entryway with a fireplace
a view of living room with furniture and a fireplace
a living room with furniture and a floor to ceiling window
a living room with furniture a chandelier and a large window
a view of a dining room with furniture window and wooden floor
a living room with furniture and a fireplace
a living room with furniture and a fireplace
a view of balcony with furniture
a view of a dining room with furniture window and wooden floor
a view of a livingroom with furniture window and outdoor view
a kitchen with stainless steel appliances granite countertop a stove and cabinets
a view of a chair and table on the deck
a spacious bedroom with a bed and glass window
a bathroom with a double vanity sink mirror and bathtub
a bedroom with furniture and windows
a bedroom with a bed and a couch next to a window
a living room with furniture and a bookshelf
a bathroom with a sink and a mirror
a room with pool table windows and stairs
a living room with furniture and a fireplace
a living room with furniture and a wooden floor
a bedroom with a bed and a window
a living room with furniture and wooden floor
a front view of a house with a yard
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a view of a city
a view of a lake
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Listed By Compass

$5,450,000

Bedrooms
7
Bathrooms
8.5
Square Feet
7,057
Acres
20.11
a view of a swimming pool with a yard
a view of lake
a living room with furniture and a fireplace
a living room with furniture and a potted plant
a living room with furniture and a fireplace
a living room with furniture and a fireplace
a kitchen with lots of counter top space
a bathroom with a sink
a view of entryway with wooden floor
a living room with furniture and a lamp
a room with furniture and a large window
a spacious bedroom with two beds and a large window
a bedroom with a bed and a dresser
a bathroom with a sink and a mirror
a living room with furniture and a window
a view of a window in a room
a living room with a couch and chairs next to a window
a view of a porch with furniture and a window
a view of a two chair in the porch with a small yard
a bedroom with a bed and large window
a view of a large building with a small yard
a bathroom with a bathtub
a bathroom with a sink and mirror
a bedroom with bed and window
a bedroom with a bed and a lamp on dresser
a room with furniture and a table
a swimming pool view with a seating space
a backyard of a house with table and chairs
a view of backyard with deck and outdoor seating
a view of a garden with houses
a house view with a outdoor space
front view of a house with a yard
a view of a big yard with swimming pool and green space
a view of a tree
a view of backyard with plants and outdoor seating
a picture of a room with a white bench
a green field with lots of trees in it
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Listed By Compass

$2,150,000

Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
5
Square Feet
8,483
Acres
8.94
a front view of a building with street
a living room with furniture and a large window
a living room with furniture and a large window
a view of a roof deck with couches and wooden fence
a living room with furniture and a potted plant
a view of a house with a swimming pool
a view of a yard with flower plants
a view of swimming pool and mountain in the back
a view of swimming pool from a balcony
a kitchen with stainless steel appliances granite countertop a stove and a refrigerator
a kitchen with a sink and a large window
a view of kitchen with stainless steel appliances granite countertop a refrigerator and a stove top oven
a living room with lots of furniture and a book shelf
a bedroom with a bed and lamp with table
a bedroom with a bed and a book shelf
a bathroom with a glass shower door
a view of a livingroom with wooden floor and furniture
a living room with furniture and a window
a living room with furniture and a window
a house with trees in front of it
a bedroom with a bed and wooden floor
a living room with furniture a flat screen tv and a fireplace
a living room with furniture and a flat screen tv
a bathroom with a glass shower door
a view of a roof deck with table and chairs a barbeque with wooden floor and fence
a view of an entryway with an outdoor space
a view of entryway with a wooden door
a view of a backyard with plants
a view of a field
a picture of houses with outdoor space
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Listed By Compass

$1,350,000

Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
4.5
Square Feet
4,236
Acres
2.05
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a large kitchen with kitchen island a large window in a dining table and chairs
a living room with furniture and a large window
a living room with furniture and a large window
a view of a house with a yard
a front view of a house with a yard and trees
a dining room with furniture water view and a floor to ceiling window
a living room with furniture kitchen view and a table
a living room with furniture and large windows
a bathroom with a sink
a kitchen with a stove top oven sink and cabinets
a large kitchen with kitchen island a large window in it
a kitchen with granite countertop white cabinets and stainless steel appliances
a view of a room with a furniture and balcony
a view of outdoor space with deck and yard
a living room with furniture and a fireplace
a fireplace with wooden floor
a living room with furniture and a floor to ceiling window
a view of a dining room with furniture window and outside view
a view of a dining room with furniture wooden floor and a chandelier
a bedroom with a bed wooden floor and window
a bathroom with a granite countertop sink a mirror and shower
a bedroom with a bed and wooden floor
a bedroom with a bed lamp and a window
a bathroom with a sink and a toilet
a view of hallway with washer and dryer
a view of an empty room with wooden walls
a view of a garage
a view of house with a yard
a view of lake with green space
a front view of a house with a yard
a view of a bench in the garden
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Listed By CompassUnder Contract - Continue To Show

$699,000

Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2.5
Square Feet
2,080
Acres
2.28