About

Offering top REALTOR® services in a comfortable, relaxed manner

With a combined 30+ years of Real Estate experience in Columbus, Ohio and Honolulu, Hawaii, Rick Rano is a multi-dimensional Realtor with a proven track record working with residential buyers and sellers. His determination and commitment to customer service is his top priority with each transaction.

WORK HISTORY:

2003-Present:  Real Estate Associate, RE/MAX Affiliates Inc., Residential and Commercial Brokerage, Marketing of properties for Sale-Lease-Development

1997-2003:  Real Estate Broker, RE/MAX Northeast Realty, Residential and Commercial Brokerage, Marketing of properties for Sale-Lease-Development

1993-1997:   Broker/Owner, RE/MAX Realty Centre- Westerville Ohio,Residential and Commercial Sales, Leasing and Development
 
1989-1993:  Real Estate Broker, Honolulu, Hawaii, Residential, Commercial Sales, Property Management and Leasing
 
1986-1989:  Real Estate Sales Associate, Honolulu, Hawaii, Residential, Commercial Sales, Property Management and Leasing

 

EDUCATION:

1983-85,92  Bachelor of Science, University of Hawaii
 

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, and ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Real Estate License, 1986 (Honolulu, HI)
  • Real Estate Broker, 1989 (currently on deposit)
  • Certified New Homes Specialist, 1994
  • Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) Designation, 1994
  • RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement, 2010
  • RE/MAX Affiliates Top Individual Realtor Sales Production
  • RE/MAX Northeast Realty Sales Associate of the Year 1999-2002
  • RE/MAX International: Hall of Fame Member
  • RE/MAX of Central Ohio: Top 10 Individual Realtor Sales Production
  • RE/MAX International: Platinum Club, 2011, 2014, 2015
  • RE/MAX International: Chairman’s Club, 2016
  • RE/MAX of Central Ohio: #1 Individual Realtor Sales Production, 2016
  • Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) Designation, 2019

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT:

  • 2021-Present – Alpha Group of Delaware, Board Member
  • 2017-2020 – Westerville Bridges, Past Board President, Board Member
  • 2014-2015 – Assistant Governor, Rotary District 6690
  • 2012-2013 – President, Rotary Club of Westerville Sunrise
  • 2007 – Westerville Chamber of Commerce’s Business Person of the Year
  • 2005 – Chairman of the Board, Westerville Chamber of Commerce
  • 2000 & 1999 - Westerville Chamber: Chairman Membership Benefits Committee
  • 1999 - Westerville Area Realtor Association, President 
  • 1998 Communication Chair- Task Force for Westerville’s U.S Chamber Accreditation
  • 2002, 2001, 1999, 1997 & 1996 - Westerville Chamber: Presidents Award