Director of Luxury Sales & Relocation, Griffin Group
Rick Scherer grew up in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and graduated with honors from Forsyth Country Day School and attended Washington & Lee University from 1989-1993, with a major course of study in Economics. Prior to his real estate career, Rick was a corporate trainer for The Ritz Carlton Hotel Company, which instilled a very strong dedication to client service that is the cornerstone of his real estate practices.
From the beginning of his real estate career, Rick was awarded The Rookie of the Year in 2005 at Smith & Associates Real Estate, selling more than $15M in his first full year in real estate, but also was the #1 Rookie in the state of Florida. In 2008, Rick sold the highest priced property sold by any Tampa Realtor, last listed at $5,999,000. In 2009, he was inducted into The Million Dollar Guild, the highest level of The Institute of Luxury Home Marketing, for his performance in the luxury arena of the Florida Million Dollar plus real estate market.
Rick has served on multiple advisory boards for developers, condominium sales and luxury sales, as well as an advisory to Smith & Associates Real Estate Developers Services division. He has co-chaired Tampa Museum of Art’s Pride and Passion, the largest fundraiser for The Tampa Museum of Art, 2014, 2015. He is currently a member of the board for The Tampa Theatre’s largest fundraiser, Tampa Theatre’s Winefest.
Since 1989, Rick has lived in many of South Tampa’s most popular neighborhoods, Culbreath Isles, Beach Park, Hyde Park, and Davis Islands. After real estate, Rick’s passion is his dogs. He is an exhibitor and breeder of AKC Grand Champion boxers that have earned national and international awards and placements.
Rick Scherer specializes in Tampa Bay luxury homes, waterfront properties, vacation homes, second homes, new construction, and residential lots from Bay to Bay, including St. Petersburg and Clearwater. Scherer Residential Group has worked as new construction consultants for the several of the top Tampa Bay builders, such as Jeff O’Neal, Brookwood Homes, LLC, Don Hughes, GC, and Ramos Design Builds. Scherer Residential Group pride themselves on a strong work ethic and demonstrates strong negotiation, organizational, and analytic skills with every client they represent. Customer service is the number one priority, it would be our pleasure to be of service to you.
1208 E Kennedy Boulevard #231
Tampa, FL 33602