Richard Newton began his real estate career in 2012, shortly after relocating to Atlanta from New York. He started with a national firm, becoming the company's top new agent in his first year, and joined Dorsey Alston in 2016; "I wanted to be with a firm that had strong local ties and that excelled in representing the city’s most discriminating buyers and sellers."
Prior to becoming a realtor, Richard spent more than 20 years in hospitality industry, as a hotel executive and later an independent wedding planner. In 2006 he launched a fragrance for the bridal market, recognized as one of the year's top bridal products by Bride Magazine.
"If there is one constant in my career, it is helping my clients navigate life's big events."
Richard spent most of his childhood in France and is fluent in French (he holds dual citizenship.) In addition to his time in Paris, he has lived in Switzerland, London, Chicago, and New York. "I have completely lost count of how many times I have relocated; it is never easy, but it helps to have a realtor that knows first hand what his clients are experiencing."
Richard is a member of the North Buckhead Civic Associations’ Land Use and Zoning Committee. He has also served on the board of his Homeowner’s Association, and is active with the French American Chamber of Commerce.
Richard lives in Buckhead with his wife and 15 year old daughter. Richard is an avid cook, and loves to travels.