Investment Real Estate Broker
Cal DRE # 00894182
Direct Phone: (818) 424-1031
When you’re thinking about buying or selling commercial property, you need a knowledgeable
and experienced broker to ensure your transaction goes smoothly.
Richard Karzen has worked with clients to maximize their portfolios for more than 30 years. He
started his career by selling income-producing property for Hettig Investments in 1986. He then
worked for RLS Investments, where he became their top producer. He also won a series of
productivity awards before being recruited by Investment Property Consultants (IPC), a
Brentwood-based brokerage comprised of high-producing agents from prestigious, established
After a lucrative period at IPC, the UCLA-alumnus earned his real estate broker’s license and
launched L.A. Investments, a full-service firm representing buyers and sellers of apartment
complexes in the Greater Los Angeles area. L.A. Investments also represented banks and
financial institutions in the disposition of their distressed REO income property portfolios.
Richard was also involved in partnership formations, consulting, investing in asset acquisitions,
and land assemblages for major developers.
Richard joined RE/MAX Olson Commercial in 2016 and currently facilitates transactions in the
vibrant Southern California marketplace as a broker/associate, specializing in multi-residential
properties, shopping centers, and single-tenant commercial properties in Ventura, Santa
Barbara, and Los Angeles Counties. Having experienced the income property trade as an
investor, partner, property manager, and broker, Richard is fully equipped to tailor a strategy
that meets the unique needs of his clients, from large companies to small businesses, new
ownership groups to seasoned investors.
Richard’s elite team of escrow and title professionals, lenders, property inspectors, repair
personnel, and architects, are committed to providing creative solutions for a constantly
evolving market. Through old-fashioned diligence and hard work, Richard is fully committed to
using cutting-edge techniques and a personalized strategy to help his clients reach their goals.