James is willing to relocate for the right position. He is 42, single, no dependents, and passport is current to travel worldwide. He was born and raised in the New York, Tri-state area.   His qualifications as a household manager are based upon a combination of education and private service and technical experience and a can do attitude. His top Service Standards are: Administrative, Entertainment, Housekeeping and Personal Care, specifically Elder Care.

He is committed to accuracy and adherence to expectations, proficient in staff management, training and development, manages schedules, calendars and household budgets, devises and implements detailed yearly, quarterly, monthly, weekly and daily housekeeping and maintenance scheduling; compiles checklists for self and staff, familiar with the use of PC and Mac operating systems and software, technical knowledge including using mobile devices and applications, possesses initiative and willingness to assist team of staff as needed, trained in a patented service management model and implemented key components of method in a household.

Personally, he is kind, very tidy and perpetually positive. James is an honest, hard-working, compassionate professional with a naturally caring disposition. He is able to fully commit to top-notch service and management. He leads a healthy lifestyle and is highly interested in culture and social activities. James is able to make sound decisions and think independently, especially as he becomes familiar with your service standards.

He welcomes the opportunity to further discuss his qualifications with you.

Richmond L. Schmidt is a graduate of the Protocol School of Washington, the leader in etiquette and protocol services. He is certified as a Corporate Etiquette and International Protocol Consultant and Trainer.

Having also graduated with Distinction from the International Butler Academy in Kerk Avezaath, The Netherlands, Mr. Schmidt has punctuated a remarkable career in culture, hospitality and service. Mr. Schmidt’s affable personality and genuineness set him apart from others. Knowledge and experience are paired in hallmarking all of his endeavors with a unique style and competency. He has served as Butler and Senior Butler at several prestigious estates in: Palm Beach, Boston, Cape Cod, New York City, Santa Barbara and St Barth’s.

Mr. Schmidt’s career as an Etiquette Consultant and Butler began as a child setting the family table for every holiday and teaching others on the playground how to wait in line. His career now includes experiences such as preparing lodging for royalty, serving dinner to presidential candidates and acting as Head Butler at celebrity weddings.

Mr. Schmidt’s interest in protocol and etiquette is contagious. His students gain the confidence to engage in diverse business and social situations. A natural educator, he motivates students with his sharp wit and engaging exercises. Lessons in etiquette and protocol can be carried with seminar participants for years to come and employed in a wide range of interactions. Mr. Schmidt encourages students to remain in communication with him to share the benefits of the lessons learned and he lends his aid as further questions arise.

Experienced Butler seeks position in New York City Area household. I am looking to work in the home of a single professional or couple. I have 6 years Butler experience working for a Park Avenue Executive and his wife. I managed the household; oversaw the housekeeper and laundress, and performed Valet duties . I also hired and oversaw outside contractors for the maintenance of the household premises. I am an excellent cook and can drive. I have lived in New York City for 25 years and have a keen knowledge of the city and all it’s resources.