Richard Ziegelasch is a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson who has had a passion and knowledge of New York buildings, neighborhoods, architecture, and trends in the real estate market for more than 30 years. At Brown Harris Stevens, Richard has quickly risen to the becoming one of their top brokers. In addition, he also works with top broker John Burger. In his previous career, he has spent over 20 years as a senior private banker for both Credit Suisse and UBS. Taking this knowledge, his keen ability to truly understand a client's needs, a marketing background, and his extensive global network, he brings with him not only the experience of working with clients on complex financial issues, but also the history of helping advise them on their real estate decisions. In the private banking world, personal service, and most importantly, earning a clients trust are paramount. These are the same qualities he brings to his global clients and customers at Brown Harris Stevens. Richard is involved in many noted arts, cultural, and charitable organizations around the world. For over 16 years, he served on the board of directors of Best Buddies International, a charity founded by Anthony Kennedy Shriver that focuses on one-to-one friendships with the mentally and learning disabled. Richard is Chairman Emeritus of the board of directors for The Point Foundation, an organization which provides scholarships, mentoring and leadership training to LGBT students of merit. He is also on the board of directors of Artadia which supports visual artists with unrestricted awards. He recently joined the board of ARF, The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons. He has previously served on the boards of East Side House which supports educational programs in the Bronx and Northern Manhattan, The Drama League, and the Isabel ONeil Studio Workshop. Richard is very involved with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation founded by Evelyn Lauder. His cultural activities involve the Whitney, MOMA, Guggenheim, and Metropolitan Museums, the National Arts Club, Soho House, the American Friends of the Louvre, and Art Basel in Switzerland and Miami. Richard earned his BBA in Business Marketing from the University of Georgia.