Ocean Atlantic welcomes Rishko


John Rishko, local business owner and long-time Rehoboth Beach resident, has joined the real estate team of Barrows and Associates of Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s International Realty, located at 330 Rehoboth Avenue in downtown Rehoboth Beach.

Rishko said he chose Barrows and Associates because of their success and impeccable reputation in the real estate business. They were named the No. 1 sales team for the Rehoboth location in 2009 at Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s International Realty and are known in the marketplace for their depth and diversity of experience in marketing and technology to their knowledge of the local area, he said.

“They are results-oriented, with customer satisfaction being their top priority,” said Rishko, in reference to Jenn and Brian Barrows, team principals.

Rishko originally moved to the beach to open a restaurant with a college friend. In 2000, along with his wife, he opened the Stoney Lonen” an Irish pub and restaurant in downtown Rehoboth Beach. Using the experience gained through owning and operating several area businesses, Rishko branched out into commercial and private real estate investment. In 2007, he sold Stoney Lonen to further pursue his real estate interests.

With current holdings in Rehoboth Beach and central Sussex County, Rishko said he is confident in his knowledge of the area and looking forward to helping clients achieve their goals. He ives in Rehoboth Beach with his wife, Nelia, and their four children.

To reach John Rishko or any of the Barrows and Associates team, call Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s International Realty at (302) 227-6767, cell (302) 381-2504, e-mail john.rishko@oasothebysrealty.com or online at www.barrowsandassociates.com.