RICHARD A. (RIK) JONNA
Rik Jonna brings to his career, not only a genuine passion for helping clients buy and sell luxury property but, an impressive and diverse background with over 30 years of experience in Real Estate, Construction and Interior Design. He also joined the DE New Development Sales Team and completed his recent position as Sales Executive at the new Galleria Lofts-Fort Lauderdale.
He was the general contractor, interior designer and realtor on several distinctive custom homes up to 10,000 SF and his eye for style and interior design capabilities attracted Home & Garden TV to feature him on a Celebrity Home Show. Rik has achieved success in many arenas including construction, development, big-box land assemblage, property management, luxury residential and commercial sales and leasing.
Rik’s extensive knowledge other arenas related to real estate, give him the ability provide his customers with ideas, thoughts and direction, if necessary, in staging, renovation, home improvement and interior decorating/ finishes. Whether buying or selling, many of my clients have found this to be very beneficial. "I am compassionate, conscientious, detail-oriented, and acutely sensitive to the needs of others, with the ability to discern what my clients are seeking.”
“While knowledge and resources are crucial; hard work, unsurpassed service and caring is what sets agents apart. This starts by knowing that you will rely on me for direction and insight in the weeks and months ahead. My focus is to provide as much knowledge as you need to comfortably and seamlessly purchase or sell your next property. A "client first" philosophy has always been my approach. Customer advocacy has contributed to my success while utilizing sincerity, integrity and the commitment to pursuing only the highest standards.”
Aside from Real Estate, Rik is an accomplished jazz guitarist, composer and fine artist. He earned an Arranging and Composition Degree from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, has composed over 50 original pieces, and performs live from time to time. His original artwork & sculptures have been exhibited at various galleries. He is also an avid tennis player (USTA 4.5).
Rik is very proud father of two children. His son completed undergrad at the University of Michigan and has graduated from Tufts School of Dental Medicine in Boston. His daughter has completed undergrad at at the University of Michigan studying Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics and has recently received her white - Dr. of Physical Therapy.
In the real estate business, as in any service industry, a client’s trust and loyalty must be earned. The service provided is only as good as a customer says it is.”
— Richard A. (Rik) Jonna