Richard Lester

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Since opening the Wine Country office in 2004, Richard Lester, along with his husband John Genovese, has consistently commanded sales at the Russian River as well as becoming a leader in the San Francisco Real Estate market. Renowned as strategic marketers and top level negotiators, these two are recognized as an unmatched power team, dedicated to a 5-star client experience.

Richard and John both grew up around the Great Lakes and met in California more than 20 years ago. From that beginning they have successfully worked side by side to develop small businesses including a variety of Real Estate ventures. From running a small-town coffee house and commercial property to owning multi unit buildings in San Francisco, their intimate knowledge of California Real Estate brings a direct benefit to each of their clients.

Together, they bring an easy real life vibe to the Real Estate round table. John's more quiet talents shine in the curation of the sales experience: designed to achieve the best possible price and terms. Richard is the trusted communicator: always steady, always listening and there to provide a grounded perspective that is focused on the individual's best interest and ultimate end goal.

Richard and John firmly believe that their #1 role is the pursuit and negotiation of the very best possible price for their clients. Their triangular approach to consulting has proven to create a more dynamic experience that enhances the final outcome. Their clients in San Francisco and Wine Country return, over and over, because they love the results.

Having dual residences in San Francisco and Sonoma County since the 1990's, John and Richard have enjoyed the many lifestyle benefits of City-Country living. They believe that for themselves, and for their clients, the two distinctly different environments provide a more synergistic and vibrant life experience.

When they can, John and Richard love to jump in their '89 Westfalia pop-top camper and boldly go wherever the side roads lead. They love to discover small towns, pop-up festivals and local art.


It's easy to Connect with them at: www.MyCityCountry.com
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23430 Highway 1
Jenner, CA 95450
2 Bed | 3 Bath | 1,216 Sq.ft.
$2,500,000
68 Sunrise Mountain Road
Cazadero, CA 95421
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$654,000
21455 Santa Clara Avenue
Monte Rio, CA 95462
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$563,000
20641 Monte Rio Avenue
Monte Rio, CA 95462
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$293,000
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21937 Russian River Avenue
Monte Rio, CA 95462
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$846,000
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17580 Orchard Avenue
Guerneville, CA 95446
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16554 Laughlin Road
Guerneville, CA 95446
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17421 River Lane
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$505,000
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15842 Wright Drive
Guerneville, CA 95446
3 Bed | 4 Bath | 2,061 Sq.ft.
$1,600,000
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20196 River Boulevard
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3 Bed | 2 Bath | 1,357 Sq.ft.
$855,000
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15395 Canyon 3 Road
Rio Nido, CA 95471
3 Bed | 1 Bath | 1,103 Sq.ft.
$508,000
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35 Gilson Road
Camp Meeker, CA 95419
3 Bed | 2 Bath | 2,212 Sq.ft.
$670,750
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3307 Nielsen Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
4 Bed | 3 Bath | 2,011 Sq.ft.
$790,000
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21301 Siri Road
Guerneville, CA 95446
2 Bed | 3 Bath | 1,820 Sq.ft.
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16047 Fern Way
Guerneville, CA 95446
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11187 Westside Avenue
Forestville, CA 95436
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$460,000
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16765 Center Way
Guerneville, CA 95446
3 Bed | 1 Bath | 952 Sq.ft.
$372,000
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9394 Champs De Elysees Way
Forestville, CA 95436
3 Bed | 2 Bath | 1,831 Sq.ft.
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10925 Ogburn Lane
Forestville, CA 95436
2 Bed | 1 Bath | 676 Sq.ft.
$400,000
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400 E Austin Creek Road
Cazadero, CA 95421
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$333,000
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207 Eureka Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
3 Bed | 1 Bath | 1,254 Sq.ft.
$1,655,000
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16900 Neeley Road
Guerneville, CA 95446
4 Bed | 2 Bath | 1,423 Sq.ft.
$1,000,000
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14073 Sosna Way
Guerneville, CA 95446
2 Bed | 2 Bath | 969 Sq.ft.
$390,000
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11380 Ridge Retreat Road
Forestville, CA 95436
4 Bed | 3 Bath | 1,584 Sq.ft.
$495,000
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22172 Umland Circle
Timber Cove, CA 95450
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$620,000
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14275 Mill Court
Guerneville, CA 95446
3 Bed | 2 Bath | 1,504 Sq.ft.
$450,000
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13447 Green Valley Road
Sebastopol, CA 95419
2 Bed | 2 Bath | 1,063 Sq.ft.
$1,065,000
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21100 Siri Road
Guerneville, CA 95446
2 Bed | 2 Bath | 1,671 Sq.ft.
$895,000
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20306 Fort Ross Road
Cazadero, CA 95421
1 Bed | 2 Bath | 1,208 Sq.ft.
$584,000
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22089 Ruoff Road
Timber Cove, CA 95450
3 Bed | 2 Bath | 1,925 Sq.ft.
$666,700
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14367 McLane Avenue
Guerneville, CA 95446
2 Bed | 2 Bath | 2,436 Sq.ft.
$862,000
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14523 Old Cazadero Road
Guerneville, CA 95446
2 Bed | 1 Bath | 989 Sq.ft.
$526,750
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2589 Bohemian Highway
Occidental, CA 95465
2 Bed | 2 Bath | 1,607 Sq.ft.
$875,000
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16860 Neeley Road
Guerneville, CA 95446
3 Bed | 2 Bath | 1,421 Sq.ft.
$525,000
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11432 Terrace Drive
Forestville, CA 95436
2 Bed | 1 Bath | 1,008 Sq.ft.
$505,000
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21631 Monte Vista Terrace
Monte Rio, CA 95462
1 Bed | 1 Bath | 1,155 Sq.ft.
$409,000
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15020 Leasowe Lane
Guerneville, CA 95446
3 Bed | 3 Bath | 1,744 Sq.ft.
$1,150,000
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15003 Merry Lane
Guerneville, CA 95446
3 Bed | 2 Bath | 1,746 Sq.ft.
$625,000
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21480 Highland Terrace
Monte Rio, CA 95462
1 Bed | 1 Bath | 874 Sq.ft.
$330,000
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1223 7th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94122
2,992 Sq.ft.
$1,800,000
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16343 Rio Nido Road
Guerneville, CA 95446
2 Bed | 2 Bath | - Sq.ft.
$485,000
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146 Circulo Todos Drive 106
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
2 Bed | 2 Bath | 1,224 Sq.ft.
$150,000
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10978 Summerhome Park Road
Forestville, CA 95436
3 Bed | 1 Bath | 723 Sq.ft.
$382,000
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20696 Front Street
Monte Rio, CA 95462
3 Bed | 3 Bath | 2,592 Sq.ft.
$1,460,000
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14730 Eagles Nest Road
Guerneville, CA 95446
1 Bed | 1 Bath | 405 Sq.ft.
$240,000
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17863 Orchard Avenue
Guerneville, CA 95446
3 Bed | 3 Bath | 1,306 Sq.ft.
$539,000
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3 Bed | 4 Bath | 2,107 Sq.ft.
$865,000
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16335 Wright Drive
Guerneville, CA 95446
3 Bed | 2 Bath | 1,580 Sq.ft.
$785,335
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17753 Orchard Avenue
Guerneville, CA 95446
- Sq.ft.
$81,000
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17276 Summit Avenue
Guerneville, CA 95446
3 Bed | 2 Bath | 1,645 Sq.ft.
$490,000
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122 Hermann Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
1,945 Sq.ft.
$2,010,000
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1200 Gough Street 10D
San Francisco, CA 94109
1 Bed | 1 Bath | 900 Sq.ft.
$962,500