Background & Experience
Richard "Dicky" Mopper was born, educated, and remains a prominent influence in the beautiful "hostess city" of Savannah. His passion for historic preservation and community revitalization has fueled his becoming one of Savannah's premiere real estate brokers. For over 40 years Dicky has been dedicated to Savannah's real estate industry and a valuable contributor to its professional organizations.
He has been involved in many commercial & mixed-use revitalization projects on Broughton Street, River Street and the surrounding Historic District. Current projects include the “rebirth” of the 12 story Drayton Tower mixed use project. Also known for his residential expertise, Dicky has been a featured real estate expert on several episodes of the popular HGTV cable show “My House Is Worth What?”.
In 2002, his love for the community and desire to effect positive change for all Savannahian's led him to run for Mayor. The opportunity to meet with residents taught him more about the neighborhoods that are a tribute to Savannah's diversity.
Professional Associations & Designations
2015 Chairman, Savannah Development and Renewal Authority
Metropolitan Planning Commission/City of Savannah Downtown Master Plan Committee
Savannah/Hilton Head Commercial Realtor Alliance
Savannah Board of Realtors, Life Member Distinguished Sales Society
Downtown Business Association, Founding Member & Past President
The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, Board of Directors
United Negro College Fund, Capital Fund Campaign Chair
The Historic Review Board, Board of Directors
Savannah Arts Academy Foundation, Board of Directors
American Diabetes Association, Outstanding Service Award/Southeast Region