Richard Nichols

DRE No: SA635260000


(303) 981-3444

About Me

Rick Nichols is licensed in Arizona as a real estate agent.  He was licensed in the spring of 2010 and has been affiliated with Homesmart, (homesmartintl.com) since that time.  Nichols brings a high level of experience establishing high customer service standards, personal ethics, work ethic, marketing skills and professionalism to his real estate transactions.  These are traits learned in over 30 years in sports marketing and operations.

His new web site, (azgolfandtennishomes.com) features his current listings and information about the Valley of the Sun, Phoenix, Arizona. 

Prior Professional Experience?Nichols has been key executive in NFL Playoff Teams front offices, in Houston (Oilers), and Denver, (Broncos). The Oilers twice appeared in the AFC Championship Game only to lose the eventual Super Bowl Champions. The Broncos won two NFL Championships while Nichols was a senior member of the executive staff. In 2005, at co-owner John Elway’s request, Nichols assisted the Colorado Crush of the Arena Football League, as they captured an AFL Championship.

While with Broomfield Sports, Nichols was part of the Colorado 14ers in the NBADL when they reached the Championship Game and hired the coach that took them to the NBADL Championship the following year. The CHL hockey team, Rocky Mountain Rage, rebounded from an expansion year record to the playoffs while he was COO of the team. 

While with the World League of American Football, Nichols teamed up with a football staff headed by former  Buffalo Bills Head Coach Chan Gailey, who took the Birmingham Fire to a playoff appearance.

Nichols career has been highlighted by being awarded three World Championship Rings; (SB XXXII, SB XXXIII) and the 2005 AFL Arena Bowl, as recognition of those organization’s championship efforts. 

“Being associated with Championship Organizations has been a blessing, and I have learned so much in each situation. It was a privilege to be part of those organizations who had outstanding owners, athletes, coaches, front office executives and staff’s.  I apply the standards of excellence, dedication, and loyalty to every aspect of my real estate business,”  said Nichols.

Rick Nichols currently works full time with the Arizona Cardinals and is associated with HomeSmart Agent Vic Gustafson who works with his clients.