About The Team

RICHARD WILKINSON:

Realtor & CEO

Richard Wilkinson, Lead Agent of The Wilkinson Properties Group @Compass, is a Los Angeles real estate expert whose drive, perseverance and powerful negotiation skills give his clients a distinct advantage in the competitive world of Los Angeles real estate. He has conducted hundreds of successful real estate transactions, helping sellers and buyers sell over $100 million in real estate in California: from Lofts in Downtown Los Angeles to Quintessential California Bungalows to Family Estates to Multi-Unit Investment Properties to Multi-Million Dollar Ocean View Homes and everything in between.Richard is an award winning real estate agent and an industry “top producer”, which is silly industry jargon that literally means: he helps a lot of people sell and buy real estate every year.Richard was raised in Louisiana moved to New York City where was exposed to urban architecture and formed relationships with successful real estate investors. This exposure coupled with his creative background drew Richard to the real estate profession in Los Angeles.Richard believes that in Los Angeles, real property can function as a home, an investment and a thing of beauty.For his seller clients, Richard stands out among Los Angeles realtors with his cutting edge Marketing- he sets the bar and pushes the limits to get the home attention in the marketplace. He prices the home right, innovatively markets the home, and negotiates the transaction with his clients’ best interest at heart to a successfully closed sale. For his buyer clients, Richard enjoys the quest to find the perfect property, thrives within the negotiation of a transaction, and is thrilled to hand his clients the keys to their new home.

Richard currently lives on the Eastside of Los Angeles in lovely Atwater Village with his wife and three children. His greatest success in real estate has been that, in many cases, his clients have become lifelong friends. Richard is honored to be a resource for his clients’ real estate needs and considers himself a Real Estate Concierge who is always available to answer any real estate questions: home values, recent sales, market trends, investing or to give referrals for contractors, landscapers, insurance providers, and more.

Richard and his team at The Wilkinson Properties Group are trusted experts and always happy to help with all of his clients’ real estate needs.

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Melinda Marinack:

Realtor

Hard working and knowledgeable, Melinda Marinack always has her client’s best interest at heart. Having built a successful 20 year career in fashion design, merchandising and production for powerhouse companies including; BCBG Max Azria, C&C California and Forever 21, Melinda is excited to leverage both her creativity and business expertise into the world of real estate with The Wilkinson Properties Group @Compass. With a keen eye for design and strong attention to detail, she loves the thrill of discovering hidden gems in desirable neighborhoods. Committed and passionate about her client’s needs, she takes her winning spirit into every transaction. Born and raised in Southern California,Melinda currently resides with her husband and two lovely girls in the Rossmoyne district of Glendale. In her spare time she loves to cook, entertain an spend time with her family.

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MILES CRAKOW:

Realtor

Miles Crakow is a former Digital Marketing & Content Strategist with more than twenty years of experience in entertainment marketing. Miles‘ career has included stints at Disney, ABC, The Oscars, FOX Broadcasting, 19 Entertainment and American Idol, where he oversaw Digital Marketing and Content for ten seasons. Miles past experience also includes helping small businesses and nonprofit organizations with their Digital Marketing Strategies. Miles brings his creative marketing experience aligned with his desire to help people to his Real Estate career and joined The Wilkinson Properties Group @Compass as a Listing Liaison and Buyer Specialist dedicated to getting the best possible deals for his clients!

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AMY FERGUSON:

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Amy has lived in Los Angeles for 14 years. She moved to the city from NYC as a working actor and made her way into writing and producing short films and comedic content for the web. Her career change to real estate was inspired by her love for the city and the idea that getting people into homes they love, skillfully and with ease, would create a peaceful and enjoyable life for her son and her clients. She's excited to help people enrich their lives by assisting them in realizing their own vision of sanctuary with The Wilkinson Properties Group @Compass. Amy and her son Maxwell currently live on the east side of Los Angeles and love it.

JENNIFER WILKINSON:

Director of Operations & CFO

Jennifer has been an integral part of The Wilkinson Properties Group since its conception. Beginning with she and Richard, Jennifer has helped build this into a full team operation. She currently lives on the east side of Los Angeles with Richard and their 3 beautiful children.

EVVA BATALA-JOSEPH:

TRANSACTION COORDINATOR

Have you ever met anyone who said they loved paperwork? If you haven't, meet Evva! Evva has worked in the Real Estate Industry for over 15 years. From your standard sale to short sales, foreclosures, and trust sales, she's seen it all and capable of assisting the team to navigate through all. She is driven and a passionate Real Estate professional who strives to provide the highest level of service to each and every client.

THE WILKINSON PROPERTIES GROUP

AFFILIATIONS:

Supports Citizens of the World Charter School Hollywood

Supports Citizens of the World Charter School Silver Lake

Supports Atwater Village Tree Lighting

Agent Leadership Council, Keller Williams Realty (2013-2016)

Board Director (2012-2013), Atwater Village Chamber of Commerce

Founder and Director (2011-2013), Los Feliz Leads Club

AWARDS:

Platinum Sales Award – Keller Williams – The Year 2017

Platinum Sales Award – Keller Williams – The Year 2016

Platinum Sales Award – Keller Williams – The Year 2015

Platinum Sales Award – Keller Williams – The Year 2014

Nominated and Selected to Keller Williams, Agent Leadership Council – 2013

Top Closed Volume – Brock Real Estate – The Year 2012

Platinum Sales Award – Keller Williams – The Year 2011

Top Closed Volume – Keller Williams – December 2010

Top Closed Units – Keller Williams – December 2010

Top Closed Volume – Keller Williams – September 2010

Top Closed Units – Keller Williams – September 2010

Top Closed Volume – Keller Williams – January 2010