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A strong background in sales, property investment, and entrepreneurial experience, Rich approaches real estate with a mix of hard work, dedication and discipline. He specializes in residential sales throughout Manatee and Sarasota counties including Longboat Key, Siesta Key, Lakewood Ranch and downtown Sarasota. His experience with waterfront and island properties makes him a trusted resource and guide for buyers and sellers. Always available, those who know Rich attest to his honesty, loyalty, and ability to efficiently focus on his customers’ needs. He also prides himself on being a highly-trained and proven negotiator.[ Read More » ]

Rich Polese

Lifestyle Communities


Recognized as one of the best places to live in the United States, Sarasota is known for its unique combination of world-class beaches, outdoor recreation, fine cuisine, and rich arts and culture.View Details

Longboat Key

A barrier island off the coast of Sarasota, Longboat Key is a beloved destination for those who enjoy world-class amenities and relaxing along sparkling shorelines.View Details

Siesta Key

If Sarasota was a concert, Siesta Key would be one of its biggest headliners. This vibrant island of only 3.5 square miles is known the world over for its tropical coastline...View Details

Lido Key

Lido Key brings a unique blend of beachside beauty and cosmopolitan allure, all just a hop, skip, and a jump away from downtown Sarasota.View Details

Bird Key

Sarasota has been recognized time and time again as the best place to retire in the United States. With a favorable cost of living, cultural attractions, waterfront recreation...View Details

Casey Key

Casey Key is an eight-mile island in Florida where quiet beaches and exquisite waterfront estates give you the feel of a private island hideaway.View Details

Anna Maria

Situated off the coast of Manatee County, Anna Maria Island blends Old Florida charm with relaxed, easy going energy.View Details


Set along the banks of the Manatee River, Bradenton is a city of vintage charm and natural beauty with a bustling music, arts, and sports scene.View Details

Lakewood Ranch

Lakewood Ranch is a master-planned community dedicated to nourishing the heart, mind, body, and spirit.View Details

Palmer Ranch

Palmer Ranch is Sarasota County’s largest master-planned community. Named after pioneering homesteader and wealthy socialite, Bertha Palmer, the development’s 7,000 acres...View Details

New Construction

Sarasota new construction homes for sale are a hot commodity. It means you get to be the first to live in a pristine new residence. New homes offer the latest in design, comfort, quality, sustainability...View Details

Golf Course

If you’re into the idea of living where you golf, then the Sarasota area is like scoring a hole in one. You’ll find breathtaking golf courses cutting through many communities...View Details

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"Rich is very knowledgeable about the area and is my go to agent. He has always made the time to make himself available to answer any questions and guide me" [ Read More » ]- jd2870
"Rich demonstrated to be very knowledgeable about the area. He helped me identify, negotiate and close on the perfect house. Even after closing, Rich continues to make himself available anytime" [ Read More » ]- pjmessina2001
"Rich has been invaluable to us during our relocation experience. He helped educate us on the area and showed us many options to look at. Even though our scheduled move" [ Read More » ]- zuser20140519074824342

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