Rich Sondhi

I’ve known Rich for I think 7 years now. Great guy. Always smiling. Always positive. Always answers his phone.

A true professional. And he loves numbers.

Been a mortgage lender for 24 years. Love working with borrowers to help them with their home financing needs.
Hobbies include coaching basketball and playing sports.

Q: Please tell us a little bit about your family.
I have three kids. Two young men and a young lady

Q: Please tell us about your current, past, or future career. What do you love most about what you do?
The ability to help people purchase their home is very rewarding

Q: What are a couple of your favorite restaurants in our community?
Club Pheasant and Chandos

Q: How long have you lived or worked in our community?
13 years

Q: Who is the most interesting person you’ve met here in our community?
Chris Palamidessi

Q: If you could travel anywhere in the world right now, where would it be and why?
Maui. I love the ocean and Maui has some amazing views

Q: What is one of your favorite movies? TV shows?

Q: What advice would you give to people?
Treat others the way you would like to be treated

Q: What is something on your bucket list?
Trip to Italy

Q: What is your go to band when you cant decide what to listen to?

Q: What current or former local business makes you the most nostalgic about our community?
Pheasant Club- Mainstay in West Sacramento for years

Q: If you could choose anyone that is alive today and not a relative; with whom would you love to have lunch? Why? And where locally would y’all meet for this lunch?
Tom Hanks and lunch at Mikuni’s

Q: What is your favorite thing or something unique about our community?
Sacramento River Cats Baseball

Q: Where do you see yourself in 5 to 10 years?
Still very active in my work but a little more travel

Q: (Even for friends or family), what is something interesting that most people don’t know about you?
I would like to travel around the world

Q: What is the most beautiful place you have ever been?

Q: Favorite month? favorite holiday? and best single day on the calendar?
December, Christmas, October 11th my Birthday of course

Q: What would you rate a 10 out of 10?
A nicely cooked Lobster Tail

Q: Who inspires you to be better?
My Mom

Q: What is one or two of your favorite smells?
Pizza and Pine Trees

Q: What is one business you would like to have in West Sacramento? (which we don’t have one already)

Q: Finally, what 3 words or phrases come to mind when you think of the word HOME?
Pride, Care,Stability