Rick Talmage

Rick Talmage

Realtor® | DRE# 02137088

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About Rick
Specialties 

Buyers Agent, Listing Agent, Relocation, Consulting, Property Management, Landlord

Rick brings a full spectrum of real estate services to his clients. He is passionate and dedicated to providing his clients with the best possible experience that is stress free, whether they are looking to list a home, invest or searching to buy their next dream home. His authenticity, integrity, and supreme customer service, combined with his vision and passion to deliver, make Rick uniquely positioned to find the perfect home and investment for his clients.

A former retail industry leader and senior executive, Rick has over 25 years’ experience in global luxury fashion. During those years, he was at the top leadership positions for some of the most prominent retail brands, such as Giorgio Armani, Hugo Boss, Faconnable, Tumi, Tory Burch, Nautica, and Nordstrom. His retail experience has given him a unique perspective on customer service – the importance of listening to and focusing on customers’ needs. His experience in international business has given him invaluable skills relating to cultural relationships and design.

Rick was born and grew up on the San Francisco Peninsula, spending over thirty years in the Palo Alto, Los Altos, Mountain View, and Sunnyvale areas, which makes him intimately familiar with Silicone Valley. Rick’s parents were also rooted in the area. Rick’s father, a WWII Navy hero serving in Pearl Harbor, worked and retired from Hewlett Packard in Palo Alto. Rick’s mother worked as a restaurateur, owning and operating her first restaurant in San Francisco and later managing different locations in Palo Alto and Mountain View. Rick brings a wealth of knowledge about local neighborhoods, schools, services, and businesses.

As an active community member, Rick sits on the board of It's From The Sole, a non- profit organization that distributes shoes and clothing to the less fortunate in the United States and around the world. He is also committed and passionate about the environment, quality of life, health, and nutrition.

Education 

BS, Business Administration, Marketing - California State University