About Orange Beach Alabama Real Estate & history of our real estate history in orange beach al
First to set the tone to this very self-serving page, this web site is designed to assist you with YOUR real estate needs. It was designed to gave you the resources to find out about Real Estate in the North West “Panhandle” of Florida including the Counties of Santa Rosa and Escambia to Alabama. The resources are also made available to you to gather germane information about S.E. Alabama, specifically S.E. Baldwin (Gulf Coast) County. This is my major market area. To my knowledge, this web site the areas most comprehensive.
About Orange Beach Alabama Real Estate – Richard J. Wittig Sr. was born in 1943 amidst the Second World War.
Richard entered the Navy in July 1960 when he was just 17 as an enlisted Seaman Apprentice: He married Judith A. who was his high school sweetheart for two years the first full year he was in the Navy. Judy and Rich had their first of two sons Richard Jr. at the Key West Naval Hospital in Key West Florida. Rich rose in rank as fast as was legally possible. He departed the Navy in 3 years as a Radioman 2nd class (E-5).
The time is about 1965 and Rich finds that a college degree is necessary to advance in most industrial companies in the Mid-West United States. He starts the long road to obtaining his degree by working full time during the day (44+ hrs per week) and attending night classes 4 nights a week. His Degrees start with an Associate Science (highest honors 1971, (Rich then attends College Full time) B.A. 1972, Elected to the National Honors Society – Business 1974, MBA (Finance) 1974 Summa Cum Laude (Highest Distinction).
The last Company Rich owned was a Washington DC consulting, sales Agency, and “Registered Lobbyists” called Defense Products Marketing Inc. (DPM Inc.) At DPM he was the President CEO for the Corporation. The Company provided Sales and Marketing Assistance WORLD WIDE to firms such as Blue Bird Bus Co., Detroit Diesel Corp., Cummins Engine Inc., Ford Motor Heavy Truck Div., General Dynamics Land Systems Div., Oshkosh Truck Corp. and many others. Rich Travels World-Wide in assistance to his clients.
During this time period Rich maintained and increased his knowledge of the sea by attending night schools 2 nights at the University of Maryland, College Campus in In-Shore Piloting, Off-Shore Piloting, Celestial Navigation, Advanced Celestial Navigation and many others. Rich received his first Masters Certificate (Captain) about 1978 and currently maintains his “Ticket” to this day. Rich and Judy have owned their 43′ Sloop “Shazam” since about 1979 and have lived and worked on their boat in Central America, Caribbean (West and East), Mexico, Great lakes, Intercoastal Waterways both East Coast and Gulf Coast including the full Mississippi River to New Orleans. Rich and Judy lived on their boat for two years while cruising the Caribbean and another hitch for about a year. Their boat is currently moored in Boot Key Harbor, Marathon Florida.
Rich and his family have lived and worked here in Pensacola Florida since 1990 and has owned and operated a Single Family Residential Rental Business since that time. He opened his first Real Estate Brokerage Corporation the end of 2003 with Gulf Beach Realty Inc. with Rich as Owner Broker.
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