Rich Montanaro - The First American Broker

I became a Realtor to help you meet your real estate goals. Whether it's selling your house or finding your new home, investing, or simply owning; I work to make your plan successful.


I grew up in Central Iowa and graduated from Iowa State University. I'm also a retired Army Veteran with 21 years of service. Specialties: VA Loans, USDA, FHA Loans, Conventional, Foreclosures. Buyer Specialist, Listing agent. ‚Äč Hobbies: Running, cooking, eating (not what I cooked), meeting new people, and anything near the water.


I opened up The American Real Estate Company to meet the changing demand in real estate and better serve the Central Iowa and Greater Des Moines Area. I want this company to be your only viable choice when it comes to buying and selling in Des Moines and surrounding suburbs and towns; Ames, Boone, and surrounding areas. We work within the parameters of your goals and plan, we aren't bound by corporate commission rates or unrealistic brokerage fees. Honesty, knowledge, hard work, and giving you the best service possible is this company's attributes.

Rich Montanaro