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 works with top broker John Burger after working 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 client’s trust are paramount. These are the same qualities he brings to his clients and customers at Brown Harris Stevens.
Richard is involved in many noted arts, cultural, and charitable organizations around the world. For 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. He recently joined the board of East Side House in NYC which supports educational programs in the Bronx and Northern Manhattan. 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. 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.