Global Real Estate Advisor
Rick Edler, Chief Executive Officer
Vista Sotheby's International Realty
"What is right in the long term is right in the short term. Period." Rick Edler
As Co-owner and Chief Executive Officer, Rick Edler is focused on Vista Sotheby's International Realty's vision of delivering a world-class brokerage experience built on the foundation of leadership, integrity, and service. With a wealth of experience in the industry and the resources of the global network of Sotheby's International Realty, Edler provides the framework and direction for his company's continued growth and success as a leader in the South Bay luxury real estate market.
Prior to his role as co-owner and CEO of Vista Sotheby's International Realty, Edler was ranked one of the United States' top Realtors. In a sales career that spanned nearly 25 years, Edler delivered over $1 billion in sales. His success comes from his honest approach, professionalism, and creativity. He is highly respected in the real estate community for his ability to build solid working relationships across the industry.
Edler believes in giving back to the industry that has afforded him such opportunity and is active in several professional organizations. He currently serves as (founder?) of the Sotheby's International Realty West Coast Alliance, where he brings together leaders in real estate to share best practices and promote networking opportunities. He is co-founder of AgentBridge, the world's largest network of elite agents, a member of the National Association of Realtors, and has served as President of the Palos Verdes Board of Realtors. Additionally, Edler sits on the Marymount California University Board of Trustees and Premier Business Bank Board of Advisors.