Armed with a vast knowledge of Manhattan’s most interesting neighborhoods, Gerald Magpily has spent his entire life getting to know them. With a special affinity for Harlem and Morningside Heights he is a stalwart proponent of everything the Big Apple has to offer. He is dedicated to finding his customers the apartment of their dreams and spares no effort in matching their desires with reality.
Formerly an investor in thereal estateindustry, Gerald seamlessly made the transition to real estate agent.As part and parcel of his investor days, he had to be a clear communicator and instinctively know which questions to ask. Today he prides himself on pulling out all the stops to ensure that each and every customer benefits from those skills.
Gerald currently owns two investment condos in New Jersey. He is well-acquainted with what it takes to be a landlord since both units serve as rental income. He is a New York University graduate who holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics. An avid New York sports fan, Gerald spends his free time following the Mets, Knicks and Jets to victory.
A longstanding and well-respected member of the New York real estate community, Jay Siller is known for his hardworking, straight-talking and thorough manner, and dynamic but calm, determined style. He has always prided and concerned himself with getting a fair and equitable deal for all parties involved. Because of that, Jay has a large reservoir of happy and grateful clients, and many repeat clients who continually come to him as their needs change. He also enjoys referral business plus has long-term dealings with numerous domestic and international corporate relocation departments.
Jay has been consulted about the real estate market by many sources over the years and quoted in the Time Out real estate issues. He started in Real Estate over 30 years ago for a firm where he was involved with the Greenwich Village renaissance. Jay then joined another firm before taking a hiatus to work on request for international developers of commercial real estate conversions, commercial rentals, and building acquisitions. He moved on to various other brokerages and ultimately developed strong relationships with Marc Lewis and Michael Simon.
During his tenure, Jay has handled many different types of real estate in a multiplicity of market conditions. He has worked out of offices throughout New York from the Upper East Side to Turtle Bay, Murray Hill, Greenwich Village, Midtown East and Gramercy Park, making him intimately knowledgeable of most of Manhattan. Originally from outside Woodstock, NY, Jay knew from a young age he’d one day head to New York City. After an expatriate experience living in Amsterdam, Holland in the early 70s he moved back to Woodstock for a short while then came to New York City. Jay first worked for a recording studio that specialized in Latin Music and ran a dubbing room for films such as the long-delayed Oscar- winning documentary, "When We Were Kings". He then entered the Fashion industry at an Italian clothing company in the nascent field of designer blue jeans.
Jay has traveled extensively throughout Asia over the last 20 years, and his trekking in the Himalayas has been chronicled in Robert Thurman and Tad Wise' “Circling the Sacred Mountain". He is long-time student of Eastern Philosophy and a great fan of Bob Dylan from the beginning in the early 60s, beat poetry, and the post-bop jazz of Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Eric Dolphy. Jay is also a veracious reader and lover of foreign films and serious theatre. He is an avid follower of the teachings of Mohandis Gandhi and Martin Luther King, and has always stood up against injustice and for compassion.
For Monique Stevens real estate is always in fashion. This former model and actor has been gracing runways since the age of five. Nowadays she spends her time at Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence traipsing through the canyons of New York in search of the perfect apartment. And as a born and raised New Yorker, Monique is in the enviable position of knowing the city and its buildings inside out.
Monique’s approach to real estate is simple – be honest and tell it like it is. She is friendly and personable and works hard to create a comfortable and enjoyable experience for everyone involved. A self-described perfectionist, Monique believes in hard work, determination and motivation. And as a confirmed people person she makes it her MO to charm clients and customers alike.
Monique grew up on Long Island and currently resides in Rockland County. She holds a degree in Business Administration and has majored in Fashion Merchandising and Management.
Angela provides her clients with great customer service, a “can-do” attitude, and a desire to exceed their expectations. A New York native, her knowledge of the city is a great advantage, and her love of New York is apparent from the get-go. Angela currently resides in Jamaica, Queens. Her favorite things about the city are the variety of restaurants and entertainment, as well as the culture.
Angela believes her strong points are her interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and customer service. She strives to provide the best service for the client and is trustworthy and dependable. Clients appreciate her “can-do” attitude, knowledge of New York, and eagerness to go above and beyond to ensure the best for each and every client.
Angela’s professional background includes sales, marketing, and customer service. She chose real estate because she finds the NY real estate market very exciting and interesting. Her sales and customer service skills are a perfect match for real estate, and she is excited to put her training to use finding clients find the perfect homes.
Angela graduated from Spelman College with a B.A. in Political Science. In her spare time, she volunteers with a local shelter in my community and loves the visual arts.
Caleb Smilgin began his real estate career in retail commercial and inked his second deal with none other than Donald Trump. Nowadays he’s closing the deal on residential rentals at AC Lawrence with an outlook that’s bright for sales as well. Former clients are generous in their praise with comments running the gamut from “great to work with, not your typical broker and very knowledgeable.”
Caleb provides an open and unbiased view of the available market tailored to the client’s needs and expectations. He is unabashedly easy going with a quick wit and sense of humor that consistently create a comfortable rapport. Add to those qualities tenacity and dedication to the search and you have customers coming back for more. He is trustworthy to a fault and believes in building trust with each client for best results time after time.
Caleb was born and raised in Yorkville on the Upper East Side. Today he resides in Spanish Harlem. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications Arts/Theater from Allegheny College. He partakes of much of the culture the City has to offer, enjoys outdoor sports and has a genuine interest in New York history.
Perhaps there’s nothing marathoner and triathlete Sean Devine likes better than a strenuous workout. Nothing, that is, except pounding the Manhattan pavement in search of the perfect apartment. This former attorney is totally at home in his chosen world. Whether it’s practicing law or doing a deal, Sean is in his element. Regardless of the profession he’s chosen, one thing’s for sure, he really likes a challenge!
A confirmed people person, Sean boasts a thorough knowledge of the market and of the Big Apple’s greatest neighborhoods. What else makes Sean such a good agent? First and foremost his listening skills. He pays close attention to what his clients tell him and makes it a point to understand their every want and need. He possesses a strong work ethic, personable demeanor, and enjoys the “hunt” almost as much as his client’s do.
Sean is originally from Staten Island and later resided in Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, and the Upper East Side. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Villanova University and attended Brooklyn Law School for his Juris Doctorate Degree.
A born Manhattanite, Carlos Sanchez is thoroughly at home in the City’s greatest borough. His approach to selling real estate is to match the desires of the client with the apartment they deem necessary for their needs. His personal sales philosophy and passion is simple – get the client what they want.
With a military and sales entrepreneur background Carlos is especially well-suited to the task at hand. He is a stand out in the world of real estate with his sharp attentiveness to detail and the sense of urgency that he provides. Whether buying, selling or renting an apartment you can count on Carlos to do the legwork necessary to close the deal for each and every client.
When it comes to knowing the ins and outs of the Big Apple, no one knows the City like the back of their hands quite like Stacey Spanedda. She is a tried and true Manhattanite from her classes at the Chapin School to her days on the Upper East Side. Today she continues her passion for that neighborhood by residing there and sharing her know-how with clients and customers alike.
You can count on Stacey to be trustworthy and hardworking. She takes her work to heart and is seriously dependable. Blessed with a natural curiosity, she is passionate and determined in all she does. Meeting people and working with them remain top of mind for Stacey. She is totally committed to finding one and all the perfect home and does her very best to make sure that each and every client is a satisfied client.
Stacey was formerly a social worker. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Haverford College as well as an MS from Columbia University. She is fluent in Italian and spends her free time capturing the world on film.
Lisa Tisdale has lived on the Upper East Side for twelve years, and does not plan on leaving anytime soon! Originally from South Carolina, she loves that New York City offers so much and seems to be constantly changing. A homeowner herself, Lisa knows the importance of having a home that is all your own, believing that loving your home is very important to a person’s happiness and success.
Personable and hardworking, Lisa will do whatever she can to find the perfect place for her clients. She believes that a good agent is someone who is fun to work with and is committed to seeing a deal through to its completion.
Before immersing herself into the world of real estate, Lisa worked as an independent market research consultant for media, financial service, and technology industries.
When she’s not busy finding her clients their perfect home, Lisa loves to travel the world and explore every corner of New York City.
Antony Bitar strikes just the right chord with his customers. With a previous career as a singer/songwriter, this AC Lawrence rental agent says nowadaysthe world of real estate is music to his ears. Always in search of the perfect place to call home, he strives to hit a high note with satisfied customers up and down the island of Manhattan. Whether you’re in the market for uptown and upscale, or downtown and trendy, Antony’s your man.
Antony’s extensive expertise with the people and places of New York makes him a rental agent who’s really in the know. He feels his strongest personal trait is his ability to connect with customers on a meaningful level right from the very start. Antony likes to combine an honest, straightforward, no-nonsense approach while making for a decidedly enjoyable search. Simply put, fun is always on the menu for Antony’s customers!
Antony hails from Little Falls, NJ. Today, he soaks up the Manhattan ambience by spending days on end on the Lower East Side, East Village, Chelsea and Meatpacking districts. He studiedMusic at Montclair State University where he earned a Bachelors of Music Degree (Magna Cum Laude). He also studied extensively at the New York Real Estate Institute. When it comes to a well-rounded personal life count on Antony to share his love of food and restaurants – he’s a self-proclaimed foodie! – Concerts, operas, Broadway shows and art exhibits.
Coming from a long line of business owners, real estate agent Mackenzie Piccarreto is solidly in her element at AC Lawrence. She is the very first to admit that she’ll do whatever it takes to satisfy her customers quest for the perfect apartment. Highly self-motivated and driven to do her best, she knows just what it takes to successfully match each client with the apartment of their dreams time after time.
Mackenzie strives to provide her client’s with a much-needed peace of mind, something they all appreciate! Her approach begins by listening ever-so-carefully to their wants and needs. She is extremely honest, articulate and hard working. Her top priority? To eliminate stress and make the process as seamless as is humanly possible.
As a resident Manhattanite, Mackenzie resides downtown in the City’s Financial District. Originally from Rochester, New York, she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from the University of Buffalo. She later went on to complete her MBA in Management at St. John Fisher College.
Deborah Lewis may be a hands-on leader in the world of finance and banking but it’s her exceptional relationship building skills that really set her apart in the world of real estate. She is extremely open and approachable and completely trustworthy.
Deborah is a proven leader and consummate professional to the core. She always goes above and beyond the call of duty to get the job done. Happy clients appreciate her dedication and reward her efforts with repeat business and referrals.
Deborah attended Syracuse University majoring in Finance and Marketing. She was born in Queens, New York, and currently resides in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
“I like working with people. That’s why I chose real estate as my profession,” says Coldwell Banker Bellmarc agent Kateryna Rudnichenko. It’s just that kind of sentiment that draws clients to her. Kateryna takes her job to heart giving attention to each and every deal. She takes pride in providing the very best customer service making sure that her clients are informed and at ease every step of the way.
Kateryna knows New York’s neighborhoods inside out. As a neighborhood expert she is well-versed when it comes to the specific details of the neighborhood. Upon first meeting Kateryna likes to walk the client carefully through the process. She also makes it her business to share a network of attorneys, mortgage lenders and contractors to help pave the way for a successful transaction.
Originally from Russia, Kateryna has been a resident of the Big Apple for seven years now. Travel is her passion but when she’s here she calls Brooklyn home. She possesses two Bachelor’s Degrees, in Business Administration and Political Science.
Kristin Zdonek really gets around. Originally from Florida, she has lived in Boston, Chicago, Hawaii, Nantucket and New Jersey. Today she call the Big Apple home. Having moved six times in 15 years she knows full well what her clients are going through. With eight years spent in real estate business, Kristin is no novice when it comes to renting and selling apartments. Today she does just that for ACLawrence.
Kristin prides herself on having integrity and being upfront. She’s known for going above and beyond what’s expected of an agent. She does whatever it takes to get the deal done and keep the client satisfied. She is patient, enthusiastic and decidedly dedicated. Kristin is a proactive advocate for her clients and completely committed to finding the home of their dreams. She knows the market well and when in doubt is not afraid to ask.
This native Floridian attended Florida State University. She currently resides in Astoria, Queens. When asked to name her favorite things about New York she doesn’t hesitate. Real estate, food and Broadway top the list. When she’s not showing apartments Kristen can be found sharing her favorite hobby- baking for friends!
Gus Waite has earned a consistent spot in the Top 1% of New York residential rental brokers. He is an active member of REBNY’s Rental Committee, a thought leader on bringing transparency to the rental market in Manhattan, and a sought-after speaker and advocate of using social media, video and blogging to better serve New Yorkers looking to rent an apartment.
Gus’ passion for streamlining the rental process means that most of his clients go from interview to application in 24 hours. He has managed some of Manhattan’s largest brokerage offices and is the author of www.yournyagent.com, New York's leading real estate rental blog.
According to Gus, “Every building has some secret that the landlord does not want you to know, and the good news for you is - I know what it is! You have to be in these buildings day after day, year after year to really understand where the deals are. There is always something about any property that you can only learn by being on the ground. I don’t care how much research you do online. Unless you have walked the hallways, talked to the super and bought coffee for the doorman, you can’t know the inside scoop.”
Gus is as passionate about property as he is about his clients. He is also a popular trainer who has passed his knowledge on to a whole new generation of real estate professionals through his enlightening training seminars.
A New York resident since 1979, Gus has seen over 10,000 NY apartments since starting in the real estate business. “My obsession is seeing property and matching clients to their perfect place. I am too busy to waste my time or yours, so I do all the work before you even call me. When I began in real estate, I made a commitment to see at least 10 properties a day, and I have. With a previous life as a stand-up comic, actor, director, serious foodie and movie buff, the tour you get is sure to include a couple of laughs and recommendations you won’t get even from Mr. Zagat himself.”
Deborah Abraham is a rare resource: she is a native New Yorker who uses her diverse background to help people from around the world find new homes, investment properties or commercial locations for their businesses.
Deborah’s attention to detail and professional skills were honed in her early career at New York University producing events (for as many as 14,000 attendees), developing and managing programs including the Clive Davis Program for Recorded Music at Tisch School of the Arts, and working on numerous fundraising initiatives. During those 15 years at NYU, Deborah also devoted time to community outreach, earned her BA in International Studies and pursued her Masters for Public Administration.
While looking for a new home, Deborah discovered a new passion that ignited a new career: Real Estate! Deborah’s diplomacy, ability to listen to others and her ability to bring about the meeting of minds all comes from her years as a producer and fundraiser. Having 8 years now in Real Estate, Deborah is a seasoned Rentals, Sales and Commercial professional. “My goal is to develop long-term relationships with clients so that I may service all of their real estate needs, throughout their lives.”
Away from the office, Deborah enjoys cooking for family and friends, volunteering, traveling to exotic beach locations, dancing to current and old-school beats and exploring the City. "When out with clients, I often find myself pointing out landmarks as well as the best places to hear live music and dine. Not to mention, the best places to shop!"
Deborah, an agent with a "Yes, I can!" attitude, welcomes the opportunity to provide consistent, exceptional, personalized and confidential service to every Rental, Sales or Commercial customer.
When it comes to securing the perfect apartment for a client, Maya Sug Jeong really nails it. As a real estate agent and with experience from running her own business and with a broad cultural competence, she exhibits an exceptional ability to work with people, to understand their goals, and to meet these in a minimal time . She’s a people person throughout and due to her broad cultural backgroung and foreign language experiences she possesses the listening skills and engaging personality that keeps her clients coming back for more. On top of that, her clients know they can count on Maya as a reliable, responsible and loyal individual 100% of the time - she is always there for you.
Her endearing personality is always an asset for both Maya and the clients she works with. She puts that personality to good use when searching for the perfect apartment be it on the Upper West Side, Upper East Side, in Midtown or elsewhere. She is blessed with a truthful streak and character that sees to it that clients are always informed about every possible detail. And when it comes to working hard on a client’s behalf the clients never get a more dedicated support than from Maya.
Originally from South Korea, Maya has spent the past 13 years in New York. Currently residing in Queens, she attended CUNY with a degree in Liberal Arts and Early Childhood Education. She is a practicing Buddhist who meditates to help realize her inner being and take responsibility for her actions.
There are many real estate agents, but people generally choose to work with the one they feel is most knowledgeable, attentive and personable. Ivy Lee is a winner among her clients because she not only provides thorough guidance and top-notch service; she also delivers highly effective results with radiant enthusiasm! Ivy was a platinum award winner at her previous company for her outstanding achievements.
Though Ivy has held various positions, she has always been intrigued with real estate. She previously worked in the film industry as a scriptwriter in Asia, and held several sales, marketing and customer service positions in Los Angeles. Ivy holds a BA degree in Film & Photography from Columbia College Chicago and an MBA in Marketing & E-Commerce from Golden Gate University, San Francisco. Since coming to New York, she is fascinated by the architecture and buildings, she especially loves to be out and about, and looking at homes – so much so she made it her full-time career.
Ivy’s goal from the first meeting with her clients is to become their broker for life. Relationships she feels are of utmost importance in this business, as is being thorough and transparent in the information you provide. She builds relationships based on honesty, integrity, and respect.
Highly intuitive when it comes to matching people with spaces, Ivy believes in the Eastern Feng Shui philosophy that our environment affects our lives. “A perfectly balanced home will bring you joy and prosperity.” Ivy is also interested in higher learning, health and fitness, people and psychology, and facilitating a meeting of the minds in both personal and professional interactions.
With Real Estate Professional Donna-Beth James at the helm, everyone’s flying high. Leave it to this former airline professional to turn an everyday apartment search into a real life adventure. Always on the prowl for something unique and different she knows precisely what it takes to turn a client’s dreams into reality. She understands the value of customer service and bends over backwards to make sure client satisfaction is the order of the day.
Donna-Beth is a superb listener, doesn’t miss even the smallest detail and is at ease with each and every customer. She knows that what matters most is the relationship between agent and client and she takes the time to nurture them all. She is a hard worker, honest to a fault and is always willing to go that extra mile. You can rely on Donna-Beth to leave no stone unturned in the hunt for the perfect home.
Bilel Kaaniche has traveled the world over. With 50 countries under his belt nowadays he’s ready to make the Big Apple home. As an agent at AC Lawrence Bilel he is committed to the job 24/7. He always goes the extra mile and perseveres on behalf of each and every client. For him, real estate is not just a job but rather a real career. And when it comes to client wants and needs he listens and hears every word they have to say.
Former clients are effusive about Bilel’s real estate attributes. “Very professional, very helpful and an all-around great guy” are commonly heard. He works hard to be helpful and courteous to his clients and knowledgeable about the market. He is a pleasure to do business with as he is honest, nice and possesses great energy. Count on Bilel to be available and flexible whenever it’s convenient for you.
Bilel is originally from Tunisia. Today he resides in New York’s Financial District where he feels that he’s in the center of the world! He holds a Bachelor Degree in Law (in French?) and Business Management from the New York Institute of Business Technology.
Rehan prides himself on adhering to a motto one of his college professors taught him, to "always be a student, constantly gaining knowledge as you progress through the trials of life." He immediately applied this thirst for learning to real estate upon entering the business, befriending experienced agents and devoting himself to gaining an inside out knowledge of the market.
Whether you are looking to purchase or rent a home in Manhattan, Rehan offers clients valuable insight, along with strong connections with major landlords and negotiating power that assures them peace of mind. "All my clients need to do is like an apartment, and I will take care of the rest."
As every client is different, Rehan makes it his goal to understand their unique needs. Loyal, attentive and understanding of each client as an individual, he takes great time and effort narrowing their home choices to those that exactly fit what they want. He specializes in the Union Square and Gramercy neighborhoods, but is flexible and able to work all over Manhattan
Prior to entering real estate, Rehan worked in the luxury retail clothing business where he achieved top sales from the moment he started. His expert sales and client service skills make clients feel extremely confident and well cared for while in his good hands.
Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Rehan also lived in Toronto, Canada then ultimately moved to New York to attend New York University where he is an Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) Delegate, and an active part of various community service groups. For fun Rehan enjoys music, reading, playing sports, running, and going out on the town with friends."
Lily specializes in New York City commercial real estate including office and retail leasing in Mid and Downtown Manhattan as well as the purchase and sale of investment properties throughout New York.
Lily specialty is catering to U.S., overseas and Asian investors whom she has a natural affinity with. Whether you are looking to buy, sell, rent or invest in property in New York, with Lily’s expertise she can provide clients real estate which can best meet their needs, goals and affordability.
Lily’s passion for and knowledge of New York commercial real estate has enabled her to gain trust and confidence with her clients, as has her pleasing personality.
Lily’s goal is for every client is to experience “excellence" when dealing with her, as excellence for Lily is an attitude, showing that she cares about her clients, and an unrelenting commitment to get the real estate that best meets their needs. Lily meets every challenge with a positive attitude combined with reliability, honesty, integrity and dedication in order to efficiently and effectively executes all dealings and contracts. “I have applied my concept of excellence in every aspect of my life,” says Lily, “from achieving my Bachelor of Arts, MBA; and most importantly to learning all about New York commercial real-estate in order to best serve my clients needs.
Prior to working in commercial real estate, Lily worked as a stock broker on the Hang Seng Exchange and also in the successful launch of a start-up online business in London and New York.
Lily Lin earned a Bachelor degree in Accounting at the University of Hangzhou in Shanghai, China and an MBA in marketing from the University Of London, England. She is fluent in English and Chinese.
Mariana Bekerman entered the world of Real Estate shortly after realizing that her main life goal is to assist people. Fueled by drive, dedication and a spitfire personality, she always aims to please. Passionate about her work and clients, Mariana treats each person with the utmost respect and importance. Using her knowledge of the inventory and market in New York, she will take your needs and living requirements into close consideration and guide you to find your ideal living space.
“I promise to present you with only the top options - YOUR top options,” says Mariana, who takes a personalized approach and uses time efficiently by doing thorough research. “And I will make certain that with my expertise and product knowledge, each client receives nothing but the best, regardless of their budget. In the end, my hopes of becoming your lifelong realtor will become a reality!” That’s been the case with many of her clients, including one who moved five times in five years and found Mariana to be “the most effective, thorough broker I've worked with yet. We highly recommend her.”
Fluent in English, Russian and Spanish, Mariana is a graduate of the prestigious LaGuardia High School of Music & Arts and the Performing Arts, and earned her BFA in 1996 from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. When not in the office or out with clients, she spends time as a dance artist who creates for and runs her 10-member modern dance company, The Mariana Bekerman Dance Company (www.mbdancecompany.com). Mariana is also the Festival Production Director for a non-profit organization, Dance Parade Inc., and curates their annual dance festival held in New York City’s Tompkins Square Park each May.
Originally from the Ukraine, Mariana came to the New York in 1979 and has lived here ever since (with the exception of one year living in Mexico). “You can have anything and everything here, no matter what time of day it is. IT REALLY IS THE CENTER OF THE WORLD!” Relying on her personable approach and well-honed organizational skills, Mariana hopes to make your New York real estate search both a pleasant experience and a practical, convenient one.
One thing’s for sure,when it comes to real estate renting apartments is never Greek to Smaro Salaoutis. As a matter of fact, she’s decidedly in her own element with Greek roots and New York City know-how.
Prior to becoming a real estate agent, she was employed in the medical field. Today, she utilizes her fine attention to detail when researching apartments for sale or rent.
Smaro is a big believer in meaningful communication between agent and client. She listens carefully to a customer’s wants and needs and responds in kind. She is always courteous creating a process that is enjoyed by buyers and sellers alike. She does her very best to understand her client’s problems and resolve them to everyone’s satisfaction.
Originally from Greece, Smaro is a graduate of City College. She resides in Gramercy Park and is a member of the Greek Chamber of Commerce.
I have been dealing with the public for several decades in diverse capacities in the contracting, and service industries. I have accumulated great business experience, understands what it's like to work hard, and knows when to take risks to achieve the best result.. I am always available for My clients, and constantly scouring the market for new opportunities. A true NYC real estate sales and rental professional, I bring personal experience to the table having built and renovated homes, purchased and sold commercial and residential land and properties. Though My expertise and knowledge comes success for my clients seeking optimal service and value. My personality, professionalism and honest approach also set me apart as a class-act real estate partner.
It’s all in the family for AC Lawrence rental agent Hong Yang. Coming from a real estate family in China, she has the passion it takes to do business in the Big Apple. Add to that a finance background and analyst stint and she boasts a strong analytical ability coupled with excellent customer service skills. Hong takes pride in her expertise with numbers, making sure she always finds the best apartment at the most affordable price – all the while her service skills keep customers coming back for more.
When it comes to doing business with Hong the compliments just don’t quit: Energetic, outgoing, easy to talk to and equally easy to get along with. Her perseverance is staggering with an MO that never considers the job finished until that dream home is signed and sealed. She specializes in the Midtown West and Chelsea neighborhoods with a particular emphasis on new architecture that features a plethora of amenities.
Hong hails from Beijing, China. Nowadays she resides in Hell’s Kitchen where she enjoys the diversity of people and cuisines. Hong attended Fairleigh Dickinson University and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and a Minor in Art. She serves as an active volunteer for New York Cares, believing strongly in service and giving back.
The move into real estate was a natural one for Stephanie Papadopoulos. From her involvement in the family construction firm to studying architecture at City College she knows the world of real estate inside out.
Stephanie’s motivation at Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence is, simply put, helping people. She always tries her best to be a good listener ensuring positive results for clients and customers alike. Add to that her uncanny ability to build trust and this is one agent worth knowing.
Centered on friendly service, high standards and favorable financial results, licensed real estate salesperson Greg Olson provides professionalism and knowledge when assisting his clients. Where property in New York is concerned, he feels finding the best locale is as important as negotiating a fair deal.
Greg has a profound understanding of New York City, and is eager to tend to his clients' needs, wants and interests. Before joining A.C. Lawrence, he worked as an office administration manager for a real estate firm, fostering his interest in helping people find their perfect home. Greg has an extensive background in customer service with considerable attention to detail. He brings these qualities to his real estate career, ensuring that all clients are well served, and that all properties are marketed properly to achieve the best price possible for both buyers and sellers.
Greg is equally focused on, and committed to the relationships he forms with clients that he hopes will last a lifetime.
Greg’s favorite activities outside of real estate include DJing, digital photography, graphic design, and thoroughly enjoying all that New York City has to offer.
If you had to name one thing that really defines Kathy Romero it’s simply got to be her positive, can-do attitude. A go-getter to the core she never, ever lets the grass grow under her feet. In the world of real estate at Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence she always finds herself rising to the occasion. And faced with one challenge after another you can count on her to never give up.
Kathy is a professional through and through. She is driven to get the job done to each client’s satisfaction. Honest and charming she consistently offers an excellent buying or renting experience. Detail-minded to the max, Kathy never skips a beat when it comes to researching apartment listings and finding the home of your dreams.
Kathy got her start in Sunnyside, Queens and continues to live there to this day.
Since arriving in New York, I have fallen in love with the city, its culture and its people. I profited from excellent education at CUNY Hunter earning a degree in Human Psychology. I have been blessed to receive world class work experience in sales positions, as well as in “Corporate America” with a prestigious internship program offered by Deutsche Bank. I love to learn new things in high energy places; thus, New York is the only place for me.
I want to welcome you to my adopted home, and I want for you to be Happy! That starts out by finding the perfect living situation for you. Call me, and we can begin the process together immediately.
With a professional background in higher education administration and leadership Shin X. Jiang knows just what it takes to be a smart agent. At Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence she is on top of the real estate game boasting an expertise with people from various cultural and ethnic groups.
Shin’s approach to real estate is simple and fair. She puts herself directly in her buyer’s shoes and walks through every step with the client. Providing constant support is her strong suit and she prides himself on being ethical to the core.
Shin was born and raised in China. Nowadays she resides on Roosevelt Island. She holds a doctoral degree in higher education from the University of Southern California and is bilingual in English and Mandarin.
The words friendly and personable just begin to describe AC Lawrence agent Matthew Jamele. Matthew prides himself on being a people person who puts clients at ease right from the start. Whether they’re looking in the Financial District or on the Upper West Side, apartment hunting with Matthew is always an adventure. Armed with plenty of knowledge and a people-pleasing manner, Matthew is a real estate pro who knows how to get the job done – and has fun doing it!
Former clients routinely testify to Matthew’s excellent work ethic. He’s always willing to go the extra mile to find just the right apartment for each and every person. Self-described as a very hard worker Matthew doesn’t stop until the job is done. Leave it to his satisfied clients to praise his knack for finding precisely what they are searching for. His MO? Always meeting the client’s needs.
Previously employed in property management, Matthew’s real estate know-how suits him to a tee. He has called New York home for the past two years. Currently residing in the Lincoln Center area this is one agent who covets Manhattan’s fast pace and prolific greenery of its beautiful parks.Favorite past times feature sports and food. He is originally from New Haven, Connecticut, and in his limited free time studies Political Science at Pace University.
Blessed with a rollicking sense of humor and the ability to turn clients into friends at the drop of a hat, Meni Tsoukalas is a real estate agent that makes apartment hunting fun! Add to that the fact that she is determined to ferret out the very best home for the equally best price -- making the seemingly impossible inevitably possible.
Of all her personal characteristics, Meni takes the utmost pride in her honesty. But the key to her success lies in her positive attitude, boundless energy and outgoing personality. She takes the time to know the market well enabling her to be a knowledgeable companion on apartment searches. She is empathetic and understanding and, perhaps most important of all, never ever gives up!
Meni boasts a Greek heritage and was born and raised in Germany. Today she resides on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. With multi-national roots she is multi-lingual and fluent in French, German, Greek and English. She holds a Cum Laude MBA Degree in Marketing and Brand Management and Supply Chain Management from the University of Cologne.
Leave it to Soo to turn your home sweet home fantasy into market reality. If she can watch and be a key player as client's fall head over heels for a property Soo is in her glory. You can count on her youthful versatility, attention to details, enthusiastic persistence and excellent verbal skills to make for a smooth and rewarding deal.
Soo takes pride in sharing real estate transactions that are exciting, fun and most importantly, worry-free. She has an honest, yet humble, personality that appeals to renters and buyers alike, and when it comes to working with people Soo makes it a point to honor others and appreciate all that they have to offer.
One might say that Andrea “Annie” Hall is a truly model agent. This TV commercial actress and model made the transition to the world of real estate and Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence with great ease. Today she is totally in her element making each deal smooth and effortless for clients and customers alike.
Annie strives to make everyone feel comfortable through the entire real estate process. She is a hard worker who always goes the extra mile with everything she does. Clients appreciate the fact that she values honesty above all else. And on a purely personal level Annie is extremely empathetic and compassionate putting herself in her client’s shoes deal after deal.
Annie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences --- Occupational Therapy from James Madison University in Virginia. She’s made her way around the City residing in neighborhoods as diverse as the Upper West Side, Upper East Side and Midtown West.
When it comes to the world of real estate Maysa Prince takes a multi-lingual approach. Fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish, French and Italian, she knows just how to accentuate the positive for renters and buyer’s alike. As an agent for Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence she is professional, responsible, flexible and absolutely attentive.
When it comes to dealing with customers one thing’s for sure – Maysa is undoubtedly a bonafide people person. She takes pride in her ability to listen closely and understand her client’s needs. When it comes to real estate decision-making leave it to Maysa to make sure that each customer has the benefit of her good counsel.
Mary Joy works hard at getting to know her clients so that she can provide them with the best deals on top quality apartments that will work with their budget. Originally from the Philippines, she has lived in the City for 12 years. She has resided in Midtown East, Midtown West, and Greenwich Village. She is an NYC enthusiast, and loves everything about it, especially Central Park and the museums.
Mary Joy has excellent people skills, is a great communicator, and is incredibly passionate about her work and life. She is intuitive, very attentive to her client’s needs, has great energy, and is kind and friendly. Customer service and product knowledge are very important to her, and she prides herself on staying up to date with current inventory and market trends.
As a property owner, she understands the importance of staying up to date with market knowledge and effectively communicating that knowledge to clients. She specializes in the Upper East and West sides, along with Midtown East and West, with prices starting at $2000.
She previously worked in the fashion industry in the Philippines for many years, and also has a decade’s worth of experience in the restaurant and hospitality industries. She enjoys tennis and supporting NY sports teams as well as volunteering at UNICEF and A City Harvest. She is a member of the Metropolitan Museum, is a foodie, humanitarian and loves films.
Desiree was a practicing licensed optician for many years. Her parent’s passion for Real Estate paired with her love for her native New York led Desiree to embark her 17 year long career path – Real Estate.
For over 8 years Desiree supervised leasing offices for long-established NY real estate families. This included a portfolio of over 550 units in a management/rental capacity, housing thousands of tenants over that time. Responsibilities entailed property mgmt. for foreign investors, privately owners and sponsor units. She procured tenants and oversaw both short-term and long-term furnished, unfurnished and corporate condominium units, she also oversaw maintenance of physical aspects of the properties.
Needing to learn more, Desiree moved onto sales. Working for The Sunshine Group and Corcoran Sunshine Marketing as a Senior Sales Associate, Desiree opened and sold new development Condominium buildings, having sold over $127 million dollars in 6 years. With 17+ years of knowledge and expertise in both leasing and sales and personal experience with ownership both locally, nationally and internationally, Desiree understands residential Real Estate.
She has comprehensive firsthand experience with rentals, purchases and investments. She loves working with the first time home buyer and the international investor. Professional, organized and decisive your will find your experience to be smooth, informative and successful.
Hobbies : Animal Rescuer and rights advocate, travel, yoga, horseback riding, sea kayaking, dining,reading, music and dance
Helena provides her clients with the best possible experience and is always ready to go the extra mile. By making their needs her top priority, the client is assured that everything will run smoothly from start to close. Originally from Croatia, Helena has lived in the city for 7 years, currently residing in Astoria. She loves that New York City is a cosmopolitan city with endless opportunities.
Helena prides herself on being a self-motivator and a great multi-tasker that provides honest and dedicated service. Although she thinks that being a real estate agent is hard work, she also thinks that as long as you are dedicated and have a plan, you will be successful.
Before real estate, Helena studied business at the University of Split in Croatia and took classes at the New York School of Interior Design. She also worked with management at a fine dining restaurant in the Financial District. Working with high-end clientele in this area, made her an expert on the happenings in the neighborhood. This knowledge effortlessly transferred over into her real estate career.
When Helena is not absorbed in the real estate world, she enjoys the creative pursuits of interior design and drawing. She also likes to stay healthy by running, swimming, and playing tennis.
Leave it to Eric Veerapen to intertwine the getting down to business of real estate with the pure fun of it all. Ask what sets him apart from the crowd and he doesn’t skip a beat. He bends over backwards to be a hard worker and people person as well. Trust and knowledge go hand in hand when it comes to renting or buying that home sweet home. Eric boasts a cadre of clients who appreciate his lovable, friendly and outgoing nature -- if he does say so himself!
Eric got his start in Suriname, South America. He grew up in the Bronx under the loving tutelage of a single Mom.
When fashion photographer Lennox Fontaine says smile – he really means it! This Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence agent got his start in photography and nowadays mixes it up with both careers. His eye for beauty serves him well both behind the camera and in the world of real estate. While his passion for people makes all his relationships something special.
Lennox’s personality is picture perfect for the careers he has chosen. Outgoing, yet laid back, he takes pleasure in communicating with all kinds of people. He is patient and easy to get along with understanding that building relationships is more important than closing a deal. Lennox takes great pleasure in getting to know his client’s needs and matching each and every one with the apartment of their dreams.
Lennox holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Film Production. He hails from the Commonwealth of Dominica and currently resides in Forest Hills, Queens.
Stephan Skorecky’s interest in real estate arose from his natural talent and passion for selling, which he developed as the former self-employed President of a fashion company. Highly detail oriented and organized in his approach, Stephan is just as much a personable, dedicated professional with an ability to understand each individual’s unique needs. As a result, he enjoys any compliments and referrals from his very satisfied clients.
A native New Yorker, Stephan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Baruch College. He has lived in New York his whole life, most recently on the Upper East Side for many years. Stephan specializes in rentals and sales in all Manhattan neighborhoods, and possesses a vast knowledge of what each special living destination offers. His work with clients includes closely assessing their needs then researching areas and apartments that best fit their budget and lifestyle.
When not busy doing deals, Stephan loves relaxing and jogging in New York City’s wonderful parks. He is also a big Jets fan, movie buff and tennis enthusiast.
Marilyn Newton was born and raised on Long Island, New York, where her parents managed many of the top fine dining establishments. Being exposed to the hospitality industry from an early age has given her excellent customer service skills, and the ability to always treat people with honesty, respect, and integrity. Marilyn then went to Ithaca College to obtain her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Education. After college, she worked in sales for a European design company, as well as a project manager for a construction company, which is where she developed an interest in real estate.
Over the years, Marilyn has worked at some of the top Title Insurance Companies and has handled thousands of national closing transactions flawlessly. This has given her extensive knowledge of the ins and outs of purchasing and selling homes nationwide. Marilyn knows what it takes to prep her sales and rental clients in this rapid changing real estate market, and provides a sense of calm and relaxation throughout the entire process. She also has sharp eyes for interior design and home decorations – often helping her clients to stage their homes. Marilyn always goes the extra mile to create a win win situation and make deals happen.
While she takes a break from her work, Marilyn uses her passion of music to make custom music playlists that set the atmosphere for different venues. She also enjoys watching movies, going to concerts, enjoying good food, networking, and staying fit and healthy.
With a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Stan Dzhurayev's diverse background is a big part of what makes him a successful Realtor. A focus on the details of his clients wants and needs, attributes to a pleasant and efficient experience. Above all else, he knows the Manhattan Real Estate Market and what it takes to smooth the transition of finding, renting and moving into a new home. Stan is the first to admit that his keen interest in real estate translates to a successful finish, time and again.
Foremost among his strengths are a likeable charismatic personality, the ability to build trust and confidence and a genuine knack for putting people at ease. He thoroughly enjoys the interaction that comes with meeting new people and considers himself to be first and foremost a real “people person.” Add to those qualities a generous dose of honesty and integrity and Stan is a real standout.
On his off time, Stan is a lifelong martial artist, having trained and competed in Muay Thai Kickboxing, Boxing and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Between his career in Real Estate and his hobby as a martial artist, little time is left for leisure, which he spends with family as well as exploring some of the more charming eateries throughout the city.
Meza Eythel has enjoyed a long career in sales and earned the loyalty of clients thanks to his attentive service, great communication skills and ability to relate well to people of all backgrounds. Bilingual and well traveled, Meza brings a unique vision and multicultural perspective to the real estate process in the large melting pot of Manhattan. No matter where you’re from or what you need, he will listen carefully and deliver the best results possible.
Specializing in sales and rentals throughout the city, Meza is a full-service realtor with a “yes I can” attitude. He is ever positive and helpful during a time that can be emotional and stressful – that is, finding the right home. As a credit consultant, Meza is expert at navigating clients through the rental application process, assessing property values for sellers and securing good deals for buyers. He is also a property owner who understands that time is of the essence when it comes to opportunity.
When dealing with his clients, honesty and professionalism are his top priority, which makes Meza is so well liked and respected. He has lived in New York for over 15 years, first upstate then in the city, and holds a Business degree from college in Rochester, NY.
Count on native New Yorker Angelica Boen to make each and every real estate experience top-drawer. With an approach that creatively blends a passion for the Big Apple, with an equal dose of passion for the world of real estate; she is especially well-suited to the task at hand.
With a background in advertising, Angelica’s customer service skills were routinely put to the test. Today she makes the most of those abilities with renters and buyers alike. Committed to every client’s needs Angelica also offers up in-depth market knowledge that ensures a thorough search for every client’s dream home.
Whether he’s navigating the rental market for a first-time renter or seeing to it that tried and true New Yorkers discover the home of their dreams, Morris Radoszycki is a real stand-out in the world of real estate. Always up to the minute on the latest listings and ready for however much legwork it takes, clients proclaim that he is a real gem!
As a former CEO of a clothing manufacturing concern, Morris held all responsibility for sales, marketing and operations. Today he utilizes those skills to sell the product he loves most – New York. And all the while a constant flow of repeat and referral customers attest to his integrity and professionalism.
His passion for New York’s many neighborhoods coupled with a fascination of building architecture makes Morris a New Yorker through and through. He was born and bred here and graduated from Brooklyn College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting.
Take one look at Candace Canola’s resume and its diversity is readily apparent. Getting her start with buying and merchandising, moving on to accounting and finally landing in the world of real estate, she’s one agent who knows what she wants and knows how to get it. It’s precisely that kind of perseverance that keeps her at the top of her game at Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence.
As a native New Yorker, Candace believes in being totally honest with a direct approach that client’s undoubtedly appreciate. She works hard at being the eternal optimist. Blessed with a bubbly personality, Candace is always adept at seeing the bright side of things. Communication is key in her quest to develop a great rapport with each and every client. And keeping the customer content is her MO.
Candace was born in Hell’s Kitchen and in a return engagement has found herself back there for the last decade. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Buying and Merchandising from the Fashion Institute of Technology as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from San Francisco State. In addition to English she is fluent in Italian and Spanish.
Count on real estate agent Billy Briggs to offer up Big Apple know-how to rival his super-friendly Southern hospitality. Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, nowadays Billy makes Manhattan his home sweet home. He brings to the real estate table a plethora of qualifications that run the gamut from sales expertise to a thorough knowledge of all the neighborhoods that comprise New York.
Billy makes New York home because it is the greatest city in the world. He is a great self-motivator and accomplished multi-tasker who provides clients with honest and dedicated service. He takes plenty of pride in his strong visual eye and true love of New York real estate. And perhaps most importantly, he possesses the patience to research, understand and explain all that is available to each and every client at any given moment in the market.
On a personal note, Billy makes it his passion to enjoy tennis, boxing, traveling and meeting new people.
He studied Business Administration at Clark Atlanta University.
You might say that for Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence agent Ravin Kaur real estate is always in fashion. With a background that creatively blends fashion with finance she is always on the hunt for the perfect apartment – one that fits a budget and a sense of aesthetics as well.
Her approach to real estate is sincere and honest leaving a host of satisfied customers in her wake. With a long-time love of architecture and real estate, Ravin is consistently in her element. She listens closely, hearing what people say, and delivers results that are sure to please.
Born and raised in Singapore, Ravin currently resides in Forest Hills. She is a graduate of the University of London in collaboration with the London School of Economics
Karen Smith is a determined, intelligent and trustworthy real estate agent who believes that customer satisfaction is of the utmost importance. She knows finding the right home can be challenging and sometimes emotional process. She is able to carefully listen and understands what each customer wants and succeeds in matching her customers with what they are looking for based on her clients' finances and their personal preferences.
Finding a home that her customers both love and can afford is a personal goal of Karen. She achieves this goal while having a positive, upbeat attitude towards selling. She focuses on getting her buyers and sellers the right homes and is tireless in her efforts to ensure a smooth and timely process.
Prior to working in real estate, Karen was in the education field as an administrator working mainly as an advocate for children with special needs to get them the services they required. Through this field, she developed excellent skills in negotiation, enhanced her communication abilities and honed her problem-solving expertise.
Karen studied business administration and public administration at Baruch College in New York, NY as well as school building leadership at St. Johns University in Queens, NY. She has a Masters degree in Public Administration as well as one in Education. Among her many activities, she enjoys tending to her many pet fish, exploring the various array of parks in New York City and spending time with family and friends.
Whether he’s working for IBM, for himself or in real estate, Paul Bifani is a professional through and through. An expert in New York City real estate matters he takes pride in delivering a level of service his clients at Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence have come to expect. A trusted advisor Paul does his very best for customers and clients alike.
You can count on Paul when it comes to developing -- and equally important – maintaining relationships for those who seek his counsel. Blessed with a strong determination to succeed, a dedicated work ethic and high standards of performance he is one agent that’s worth getting to know. Add to those qualities a heart-felt sincerity and good old-fashioned honesty and you’ve got an agent who, time after time, knows what it takes to find your home sweet home.
Paul holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from Stevens Institute of Technology and an MBA in Business Administration from New York University. He was born and raised just over the river in New Jersey. He currently resides on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.
Rafael Barbosa grew up in the East Village of Manhattan and is a lifelong NYC resident. After attending SUNY Farmingdale, he embarked on a varied service-related career path that encompassed marketing, event promotions, management, mortgages and real estate investing. As a loan officer and real estate investor, Rafael gained valuable experience on the ins and outs of the market. His seasoned insight and broad knowledge allow him to expertly guide clients to the right home and investment based on their lifestyle needs, and each property’s unique value proposition.
Smart, creative and tenacious, Rafael knows how to make deals happen. His ingenuity and business savvy are complemented by his natural ability to cultivate relationships built on respect, honesty and trust. “I understand my clients from a personal point of view,” he says. “A real estate decision is both an emotional and financial one, and I try to step into my client’s shoes so their needs become my own.”
Fluent in Spanish and English, Rafael provides honest hands-on service in any language. He is extremely hard working, but does find time to enjoy diverse interests in leisure time that include sports, running, paintball, museums and travel. Rafael also runs the Child ID program, and is an animal lover who’s involved in PAWS. Most importantly, he is dad to two wonderful daughters, his first priority.
With an extensive history in customer service Viktoriya Uzinsky is the first to admit she really likes working with people. It’s this fondness for humanity that makes her a standout in the field of real estate. She is hard working, easy going and extremely friendly but it’s helping others that really puts a smile on her face. For Viktoriya it’s all about building trust and remembering that honesty is truly her best policy.
She holds a Masters Degree in Linguistics and in Teaching Foreign Languages from her native Russia. She is fluent in Russian and English and is currently adding Spanish to her skills. Viktoriya has lived in Brooklyn and Queens but aspires to make Manhattan her home base anytime now.
Sharline Andeliz takes pride in doing everything well. This self-described “perfectionist” professes a true love for the business of real estate coupled with a dedication to her client’s dreams. Genuine and hard working, each day at AC Lawrence offers her yet another chance to turn her passion for apartment hunting into a home sweet home reality.
Sharline’s strong suit is her ability to work with all kinds of people. With a background in banking and human resources she is readily adept at providing exceptional customer service. She truly cares for her clients and makes it her business to fulfill their every want and need. Blessed with uncanny determination, Sharline knows just how to make her customer’s dreams come true.
Sharline originally hails from the Dominican Republic and was raised in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Today she lives in Williamsburg.
Subicca Khan believes it’s a luxury to go to work every day. With a specialty in luxury rentals and sales, she makes it her mission to find each and every client’s home sweet home. Subicca prides herself on her top-notch listening skills and knows just how to provide a plethora of information on neighborhoods, landmarks, schools and much, much more. Her positive, honest and dedicated approach serves her well for sales and rentals alike.
“I love my work – that’s my fun,” she proclaims. It’s precisely this kind of passion that sets her apart from the crowd. Subicca’s 100% commitment to her clients, along with outstanding personal service,
have earned her quality relationships with buyers, sellers and renters alike as well as a loyal following of repeat and referral customers. Most important of all to her is that her client’s receive the kind of superior service they deserve and close the deal with their needs fully met.
Subicca has an international flair. She holds a degree in Economics and speaks fluent Afghanistan, Pakistani, Indian and, of course, English.
David Rosen’s prior experience as a businessman with several stores in the New York area makes him an invaluable advisor in helping companies identify their real estate needs, and finding the most suitable retail and office space in Manhattan.
A commercial real estate specialist for over six years, David enjoys working with clients of all kinds and interacting with everyone from employees to CEOs. His previous 25 years as the owner of a successful dry cleaning operation fueled his experience in all facets of operating a small business, from production to retail, bookkeeping and customer service, plus honed his eye for real estate value having a plant in Stuyvesant Town as well as stores in several other locations.
David is very thorough in providing clients with prime locations as well as all the necessary information relevant to their requirements. From there, once the ideal site is found, he will negotiate expertly on your behalf to ensure the very best deal. Pleasant, perseverant, honest and professional are all compliments David continually hears from his satisfied clients.
Born in the Bronx, David went to City College where he obtained his Business degree. He has resided in Murray Hill since 1978. In spare time, he enjoys restaurants, the theatre and sports, particularly racquetball and tennis. He is also a longtime student at the Kabbalah Center where he does a great deal of volunteer work, charity and community service.
Asantewa Patterson sees things through an Optometrist’s eyes. As a candidate for Doctor of Optometry she makes it a point to visualize each client’s dream home from first sight to lease signing. Count on her for an approach to real estate that blends information and efficiency with enjoyment. Her goal is to make everyone feel like a winner.
Asantewa’s interpersonal skills are top-notch. She boasts the ability to easily connect with people and, in the process, makes one and all feel comfortable. If you need to describe her you would have to say Asantewa is cheerful and pleasant. Customers routinely appreciate her warm and welcoming manner.
Asantewa was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She currently resides in Prospect Heights. She is a proud graduate of Brooklyn Tech and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Optometric Science as well as a Master’s Degree in Biology.
Sagirah Abraham really knows how to pick an exciting career -- first as an assistant to producers and location managers in film and now as a real estate agent for Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence. One thing’s for sure he is consistently in his element in the Big Apple.
Sagirah takes pride in being a great communicator and is vastly knowledgeable about the real estate market. He boasts good rapport and trust with every client and customer that comes his way. He is always available 24/7 to address any questions and concerns that customers may have.
Sagirah’s higher education takes the form of computerized accounting. Nowadays he resides in Coney Island, Brooklyn.
Nekia is a full service licensed RE agent who provides meticulous service. Thorough searches, seamless transactions and strong negotiation skills are what you can expect to facilitate your decision making. She is very knowledgeable, keeping up with to-the-minute market data.
Nekia went to Lehman College and proudly holds a degree in Theatre Arts.
For years, Nekia worked as Head Maitre’ D at a socially elite Member’s Only club. She relates her superior quality of service offered to that prior experience. “It’s that type of training that’s instantly noticeable when I work with someone, and I’m frequently praised.”
Real Estate runs in the family. Nekia’s has a West Indian background whose parents hail from both Trinidad and Tobago. Settling in NY, Nekia was born and raised in Brooklyn and is a proclaimed NY’er for life. “What keeps me in my city is its dynamic culture, fast pace, and endless nightlife!”
Nekia is a not only professional dancer; she has a non-profit dance company which hosts performances. She also volunteers her time as a workshop choreographer and production manager for a community dance school in Brooklyn.
Nekia is an excellent listener and has strong work ethics. This translates to solid, lasting, reciprocal relationships with clients. She is committed, giving 110% to her clients from initial contact to landing their new home and beyond.
As a former aspiring actress Turkish-born Sevil Nixon knows what it takes to make your dreams come true. Today she turns those fantasies into realty for apartment hunters from one end of Manhattan to the other. She is well-versed in what’s available on the market, provides excellent customer service and an eternally upbeat, friendly demeanor.
Sevil simply doesn’t settle. Quite to the contrary she always strives to be the best at whatever she does. Real estate is no exception. Loyal, caring and diligent, Sevil puts her client’s needs first each and every time. Add to that a bonafide pride in her work and you have an individual who knows what it takes to be a great agent.
Nowadays Sevil resides in Astoria, Queens. She possesses an Associate’s Degree in Computer Science from Manhattan Community College and is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree at Hunter College
Not everyone can boast they’ve sold everything from t-shirts to helicopters, but Tony Branin’s sales expertise is beyond compare. Today he utilizes that ability at AC Lawrence to seek out and find the perfect apartments for his clients. Besides strong sales and negotiating skills Tony prides himself on
being hard working and dedicated to his craft.
Prior to entering the field of real estate Tony was self-employed in a variety of industries. Today he relies on that ability to get things done for his clients at AC Lawrence. He is passionate about being successful and sets, and then meets, high goals for himself. In the world of real estate that means the ideal apartment for each and every client.
Tony was born in Belarius and speaks Russian as well as English. He attended State Economic University where he majored in Management. You can forget about the usual hobbies. For Tony his one and only hobby is hard work!
There’s no doubt about it. Meeting and greeting new people is Sacha Connolly’s passion. With a resume in retail she relishes working with clients on the hunt for the perfect home. But there’s more to Sacha’s love of real estate. She’s followed family members into the business making real estate a career choice that’s definitely all in the family. She knew from an early age that it was what her future held and she has embraced it enthusiastically.
Friendly and outgoing, with a substantial background in customer service, Sacha ensures that her clients enjoy the search just as much as she does. Having lived throughout the City, she is well-versed in the character of all its neighborhoods. Sacha takes pride in the fact that she’s a good listener when it comes to understanding a client’s wants and desires. She also possesses plenty of patience and is just plain nice!
Growing up on the outskirts of New York City, Sacha spent most weekends exploring the Big Apple. She possesses an Associates Degree in Advertising and Marketing Communications and is close to completing her Bachelors in that major. Today, this avowed lover of all-things-canine is a newlywed as well.
When it comes to Chanthan Montenegro’s approach to real estate one things for sure, it’s always in style. This former fashion pro spent her prior years as a sales, marketing and customer relations associate for a high-end women’s contemporary fashion house. Nowadays, she makes the most of her expertise at AC Lawrence in the world of real estate.
Chanthan’s interest in real estate runs deep. Even before making the transition she could be found on weekends trekking from one open house to the next – in her glory! She boasts a strong track record of client loyalty, accountability and confidentiality. She is responsible, reliable, honest and enthusiastic. Simply put, she is a pleasure to do business with.
Chanthan is bi-lingual in English and Spanish. She originally hails from the West Coast. Today she resides in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. She holds an AA in General Studies as well as a Certificate in Product Development from the Fashion Institute of Technology.
Alexandru Galiceanu treats each person he works with as if they were the only person in the room. From the moment he meets a client he taps into his extensive knowledge of the real estate market and makes it his goal to meet their expectations with absolute professionalism.
An effective multi-tasker and a "out-of-the box" thinker, he always finds a way to creatively make deals happen He uses the analytic skills, he developed as an IT consultant, to "problem-solve" and find ways to get the best deal for those who engage his service.
His patience and his easy-going attitude immediately puts people at ease, and helps them to feel comfortable sharing the details of their situation and expressing what is most important to them. Whether they’re looking to rent, buy or sell a home or simply looking for advice, he makes himself available and shares his intimate knowledge of the most current industry trends.
Christopher Bruggers is a full-service real estate professional with extensive experience representing buyers and tenants as well as sellers and landlords. Prompt, responsive and committed to his clients’ needs, he is always upfront and honest about the pros and cons of buying or renting in New York, as well as the costs involved.
Christopher also prides himself on his superior communications skills. “Open communication and transparency are key factors in helping my clients make the best, most informed decisions possible.” This approach, coupled with his hard work and effective results, has earned him many referrals from satisfied clients - his greatest compliment of all.
Working in all neighborhoods in Manhattan, Christopher enjoys shepherding clients through the market and the real estate process, narrowing their search until they find the right area and home for both their lifestyle and budget. He is also a good manager of personal finance and investments so can steer clients well when it comes to making numbers work and keeping value top of mind.
Prior to entering real estate, Christopher developed his skills in the world of financial public relations, helped create an internet business, and worked in sales in the health and fitness industry. He holds a BS degree in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Christopher was born and raised in Huntington, Long Island, and currently resides on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. What he loves most about living in the city is sitting on Cedar Hill in Central Park on any nice day. He is also a ferocious consumer of history with a keen interest in learning provenance historical trivia.
Shiri (rhymes with “cheery”) Herbet understands that finding an apartment is one of the most challenging aspects of living in New York. In addition to her expert knowledge of all the city has to offer, Shiri’s clients value how she infuses the process with humor and lightheartedness, bringing a sense of calm, efficiency and even fun to what could otherwise be a very stressful time.
Shiri loves getting to know what makes her clients tick, and finding the perfect place for each of them to call home. Her passion for the Big Apple began as a teenager when she would visit from her native Israel. She’s delighted to call the Upper West Side home, and could draw each crack in the sidewalk there from memory, having made it her business to become an expert on the unique charm of her hood.
Most apartment-hunters know, it’s not always possible to dedicate only the day-time hours to searching for your new home. For those clients who often burn midnight oil, Shiri can be especially helpful, since she is a night owl who prides herself on her quick response times even after hours.
Personality-wise, Shiri is best known as an adventurer. She has visited 35 countries, and loves sharing travel tales with like-minded friends and clients. She spends her free time taking advantage of the unique offerings of the best city in the world, enjoying everything from the great food and beautiful parks to the latest Broadway show, art house movie theater or music venue.
Shiri is fluent in Hebrew and English
Deborah is a Harvard graduate with over a decade of NYC experience, an eye for detail and a track record of delivering on high expectations. As part of her commitment to extend personalized service, Deborah excels in not only finding her clients their dream home, but also pairing clients to neighborhood that match their needs and individuality. She enjoys sharing her knowledge and introducing her clients to the vast variations between neighborhoods such as Gramercy, TriBeCa, the UES,and NoMad (just to name a few). Deborah stays on the cutting edge of technology and market intelligence to help her guide and clearly communicate to her clients as they take on the exciting process of renting, buying and selling their homes.
Raquel Ruiz may have gotten her start in sunny California but today it’s the canyons of New York that she calls home. With a decade’s worth of real estate know-how under her belt she’s the first to admit a true love of the business. Her experience is diverse having both managed and owned property while in on the West Coast. Raquel is well-versed in all Manhattan neighborhoods but considers her Downtown expertise in Soho and the Village to be above par.
Raquel is an honest, straight forward agent. With plenty of integrity and dedication, she always places her clients needs above all else. She has a passion for the world of real estate and that passion sets her apart from the rest. In addition to plenty of salesmanship experience, Raquel is well-informed about the industry as a whole. Having served as a listing manager, office manager, leasing manager and trainer for new recruits she really knows the biz inside out.
Raquel is a California native who has resided in the Big Apple for a dozen years now. She is a graduate of Cal State Hayward with a Bachelors Degree in B.A.
With over 17 years of extensive sales, customer service, leadership and project management skills, Tasha Trice has proven to be more than just your average real estate agent. Working for a Blue-Chip Corporation like Verizon afforded her the opportunity to fine tune her listening skills and perfect her attention to quality service, which today makes customers feel comfortable and confident in her capable hands.
Tasha’s hard work and dedication have been recognized with numerous awards for her outstanding sales and service. She is fully committed to providing the highest standards of excellent to every customer, with that special personal touch.
As a native New Yorker, Tasha understands the importance of being flexible and accessible to meet the diverse needs of her busy Manhattan clientele. She goes above and beyond to assist you with listing and selling residential or commercial properties, real estate evaluations, financing and more. No job is too big for Tasha to handle, and no matter what your unique demands, she will walk you through the entire process from beginning to end.
Always anxious to learn, Tasha is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in International Business. She is also studying the Spanish and Japanese languages.
Leave it to real estate agent Ken Schiff to unlock the doors to the City’s deepest secrets. As a native New Yorker, Ken knows just where to find its many nooks and crannies, historic homes and magical neighborhood s. With an emphasis on Downtown, Ken is certainly most at ease with Manhattan’s secrets below 34th Street. Come along for the ride and become privy tothe City’s little known facts and fantasies.
Ken believes whole-heartedly in an agent’s ability to listen, and really hear, a client’s wants and desires.
He takes pride in being diligent, hard-working, friendly and respectful. His real estate expertise is well rounded. In addition to being a broker for more than two decades Ken is a landlord and owns several commercial buildings. Today he is exceptually well-versed in the art and science of Manhattan real estate.
Born and bred in the Big Apple, Ken chose a change of venue at 20 when he moved across the pond to London. After a decade spent as a photojournalist in Europe he returned here and entered the world of real estate. He attended both the School of Visual Arts and Queensboro College.
It’s simple. Do the math. Just ask Peter Giurguess. This former mathematician knows how to make the numbers add up. With plenty of analytical know-how he is well-versed when it comes to determining the value of a property. Buyers, sellers and renters routinely reap the rewards of Peter’s prior work experience maintaining a budget for a large business. It’s this same skill set that offers Peter’s clients the best value and a home precisely tailored to their needs.
Teamwork is the name of the game when it comes to finding the perfect home. Peter steadfastly believes that his clients always know exactly what they want. That fact, coupled with his real estate know-how, leads this “team” to work together seamlessly in search of their ideal residence. Peter likes to think that his job is to make his client’s dreams come true with efficiency, ease and plenty of enjoyment.
Peter takes pride in conveying an unyielding work ethic locating the right home at the best value for his clients. He looks for that special combination of factors that make the next home, home sweet home. He specializes in the neighborhoods above the Financial District to the high 30s. Not only an expert in the neighborhoods he serves, Peter’s expertise extends to the differences within the neighborhoods themselves.
You might say that multi-tasking is in his blood. As a real estate agent for Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence and a Rutgers student in hot pursuit of his degree in finance, Jonathan Colón’s ambition says it all. Young, energetic and easy going, you can count on him to do whatever it takes to find the home of your dreams.
Jonathan is personable and genuinely loves working with people. His commitment to excellence and strong communication skills make him a standout in the world of real estate. He is diligent and determined to get the job done all the while dedicated to success in achieving each client’s goals.
Jonathan is currently working toward his Bachelor’s Degree at Rutgers Business School in Newark, NJ. While New Jersey is where he hangs his hat, New York City is where his heart is. He has plans in place to make the move across the Hudson to the Big Apple anytime now.
If Thalia Mancheno's clients are happy so is she. This AC Lawrence Real Estate Agent always goes the extra mile when it comes o finding the perfect home. She is well-versed in the art of customer service and makes it her business to consistently find just the right fit. She possesses strong listening skills and believes they are the key to a successful marriage of client and home. She also works hard to successfully resolve complicated situations to everyone's satisfaction.
When it comes to compliments she has received from clients, Thalia has heard them all. "I loved working with you,""I trust you" and "thank God I found you" top the list. She is sharply focused and extremely attentive making sure she gets to the heart of the real estate matter each and every time. She specializes in high end apartments and knows just what it takes to make the very best deal.
Thalia is a native New Yorker who holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psyschology as well as a medical assistant's degree. She is bi-lingual and speaks Spanish as a second language.
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