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.
With a background as a financial advisor, health advisor, sales representative, office manager and cosmetic advisor Jenny Nokeo has been around the block professionally. Today she utilizes her wealth of customer service expertise in the world of real estate. She is committed to working day and night until a lease is signed. Patient, trustworthy, sympathetic and hard working leave it to Jenny to close the deal on the perfect home every time.
Jenny made the switch to real estate because it is always exciting and continually challenging. She’s a stickler for details and makes it her business to fulfill each and every requirement a client has. A team player to the core she is driven to be a people person and her clients consistently appreciate her efforts. If you’re interested in the Upper West Side, Upper East Side, Midtown West or Midtown East, count on Jenny to discover the home of your dreams.
Originally from Houston, Jenny has resided in the Big Apple very nearly a decade. She holds a Degree from (Brooklyn College) in Business Management/Finance and a Minor in Accounting.
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.
Sean Ridley’s architectural education ignited in the historic brownstones of Harlem and the elaborate Victorian Houses in Rockland County. Today homes and their location continue to play a role for Sean from Manhattan’s lower tip to its uppermost environs. As an AC Lawrence rental and sales agent he spends his days appreciating and sharing New York’s many apartments finding the perfect home for a cadre of clients.
As an aficionado of the Big Apple’s diverse architecture Sean knew his passion early on. Today he takes pride in being direct and honest in all his dealings earning him the nickname The Gentle Giant of Real Estate. Blessed with a warm and friendly demeanor Sean offers clients the opportunity to find the home of their dreams in an atmosphere as welcoming as he is.
Sean was born in Harlem and spent his formative years in Nyack, New York. He attended the New York Institute of Technology majoring in Architectural Designing and 3D Modeling before joining Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence.
Carla C. de Schneider has always had a passion for business and the arts. Finding a synergy of these two passions has always been a career aspiration. To achieve this goal, Carla started her own pet clothing/accessory line last year. In addition, this AC Lawrence real estate agent is a licensed hair stylist whose creativity takes the form of chic cuts on New York’s best coiffed heads. Blessed with superlative people skills Carla knows just how to leverage in-depth product knowledge with dedicated discipline and drive in search of the perfect apartment.
Carla is responsible, trustworthy, hard working and takes pleasure in helping others. Furthermore she is extremely patient in dealing with clients and knows how to provide great customer service from first meeting to lease signing. She always makes it a point to be knowledgeable about apartments on the market facilitating time spent finding the right one. And she takes her relationships with clients very seriously, not just for this apartment, but for all their future real estate endeavors as well.
Carla was born and raised in Lima, Peru. She attended college in Germany studying Economic Language Correspondence and holds a New York State cosmetology license. She is multi-lingual and fluent in Spanish, English, German and Italian.
When you first meet Samantha “Gracia” Lopez-Edwards, you will notice one thing. She leans toward to listen, really listen. She is a people person who gives you 100% of her attention, time and sincere effort to help you find the property you are looking for in New York City.
It’s not surprising to see this graciousness from her. After all, you don’t become a TV-host/ dancer, TV/film actress and restaurant manager in one of the premier Italian restaurants without some personality. The minute you talk to Samantha or “Gracia”, as she is fondly called sometimes for her generosity of spirit, you know she will take care of you.
Having lived in Murray Hill in New York City for more than a decade, Samantha imbibes the energy and diversity of the city. She guides clients about the lifestyle, educational system and over-all environmental benefit of their choices or preference by location or area.
So whether you feel you want to be closer to the Broadway shows (a personal favorite), the best restaurants (she loves to cook and eat), or the park (Central Park where she and husband spend leisure time with their two wirehaired English fox terriers), she can show you around, too.
Samantha knows how to strike a balance--when she needs to keep her distance and when to guide the client to make the best decision, and even when to really push herself to find you that elusive property you have in mind. She has the heart of a champion. She has won a golf tourney with the Filipino American Golfers Association (FAGA), where she sits as board member. She is also an active member of (EWGA-NY Chapter) Executive Women’s Golf Association.
People will like to know that Samantha also has a high referral rate and great listings of the hottest properties in New York, thanks to the solid relationships she has built through the years in the city and her dedication to the job she has grown to love so much. She is always up for a challenge to make your life easier. She is all about being truthful and honest to her new calling.
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.
After twelve years as a top producer in the Real Estate industry, in rentals and sales in two of New York's largest firms, A.C. Lawrence was delighted that Cheryl Greenberg agreed to bring her illustrious skills as a real estate agent to their firm, and she has consistently been the top producing associate broker here ever since.
Progressing into a Career in Real Estate was quite natural for Cheryl after renovating 3 of her own homes. Cheryl brings with her a great deal of business acumen, after serving as Corporate Secretary/Treasurer of an international Engineering Company for many years. She is a financials person, a great negotiator and a board package perfectionist. Her creative talent is also a wonderful attribute, as she can stand in apartments and determine whether they need to be redesigned, and if so, what should be done. She sold three apartments in her own line at 10 Park Avenue, 2 "sight unseen" by showing her own apartment. She is "hands on" and will oversee the sale from start to finish.
Starting the next chapter in her real estate career, Cheryl has created her own real estate team, Team Greenberg. Creativity, Professionalism, Integrity, Consistency, and Knowledge are the driving forces behind her team. Team Greenberg is the KEY to your next move.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Richard Beda really gets around. Whether on two wheels as an avid cyclist or on two feet as a real estate rental agent. Either way, he makes sure he accomplishes what he sets out to do. Previously employed in both a restaurant and athletic facility, Richard segued into real estate to stay on the move and avoid a sedentary desk job. And as a native New Yorker, Richard loves the City and really knows the many ins and outs of its diverse neighborhoods.
Richard prides himself on being a truly nice and caring person, traits that shine through in his real estate work on a daily basis. He is honest and understanding and puts his heart and soul into everything he does. He works extra hard to make a perfect match between apartment and client fulfilling their needs within their budget. Richard specializes in the entire City. He is more than happy to take clients from one end of New York to the other in the hunt for the perfect home.
Richard has resided in Brooklyn all his life. He is a devoted fan of music dating from the 1960s to the present. When not listening to music he can be found riding his bicycle throughout the five boroughs and New York suburbs.
Clients can count on Dolores O’Gara to go that extra mile. Blessed with outstanding perseverance and exceptional research skills, she knows just how to find the apartment of your dreams. She leaves no stone unturned in the search for the perfect home. Dolores genuinely cares about her clients wants and desires and makes it her mission to uncover everything available in the right price point and neighborhood.
Specializing in apartment rentals on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Dolores is a fearless cold-caller. Nothing deters her when it comes to obtaining the most recent apartment listings. Whether putting an apartment on the market or finding your home-sweet-home, she gets to the heart of the matter time after time.
Originally from Philadelphia, Delores has lived in Rego Park, Riverdale and on the Upper West Side and now resides in Washington Heights. She is a graduate of BMCC with a degree in Business Administration. When not searching for the perfect home, Dolores volunteers her time for a multitude of causes from New York Cares to One Brick, GMHC and the 9/11 Widow’s Donation Fund for Engine 16, Ladder 7 NYC.
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.
AC Lawrence real estate agent Jamal Syed is known for his unique and comprehensive approach to apartment hunting. Never content to only showcase apartments, he makes it his MO to showcase neighborhoods as well. Armed with extensive research, you can count on Jamal to educate clients on places of interest locally. From schools to restaurants, art galleries, parks and more leave it to Jamal to present each neighborhood’s benefits in the very best light.
Blessed with a strong work ethic Jamal routinely goes the extra mile for each and every client. With a long-term approach to client service he treats each customer as a customer for life giving them his all.
Most repay the favor with a series of referrals from family and friends. Perhaps above all else Jamal considers himself to be a “people person.” That fact coupled with a love of the business makes for a truly special agent.
Jamal has resided in New York City for 15 years. He currently lives in Chelsea where he partakes of the dazzling nightlife, fast-paced lifestyle, high diversity and vibrant neighborhood.
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.
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.
Leave it to Geri Means to never run around an issue. This bonafide health advocate does her jogging on her own time. When it comes to real estate she’s direct and to the point with extensive product know-how and a keen ear for listening to the needs of clients. She knows just how to blend New York professionalism with Southern charm. As a testament to these qualities just watch Geri’s clients come back for more again and again.
Geri possesses a strong set of values. She is honest to a tee, believes in great customer service and knows just how to communicate with every client to make each result successful time aftertime. When it comes to catering to each client’s needs, Geri counts on her strong Southern roots for a welcoming experience. She is sincere and takes a genuine interest in her clients wants and desires.
Today Geri resides in Harlem where she appreciates it diversity, history and culture. She was born and raised in Union Springs, Alabama and is Southern through and through. She is a graduate of Alabama State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science.
No matter which language he says it in Tanveer Khan is a dyed in the wool real estate agent. With five languages under his belt he is most at home with English and his native Punjabi. Add to that Hindi, Urdu and Saraiki and you have an agent who does business with an international flair.
Tanveer’s family involvement in real estate served as the catalyst for his joining Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence. As an agent he’s proud to offer his commitment and passion to the search. His honesty and caring continually shine through along with astute listening skills that clear the way for the hunt.
Tanveer was born in Punjab and currently resides on New York’s Long Island. He holds a Master of Laws Degree in U.S. Legal Studies.
From his days in the corridors of executive search firms to his current time spent searching for the perfect apartment, William Farrell knows what it takes to make a deal. Blessed with an analytical mind and effusive interest in Manhattan’s many neighborhoods, this former attorney turned executive search professional turned real estate agent is at his best exploring the canyons of New York.
William boasts an outgoing personality and a sincere desire to meet and exceed his client’s wants and needs. He listens carefully making sure to hear precisely what they have in mind. And because he is sincerely honest, to boot, he always takes the time to offer up an education on each listings pros and cons.
William was born and raised on the other side of the Hudson in Hoboken and Union City, New Jersey. He currently resides in Long Island City. He holds a BA Degree from Columbia College and a JD from Columbia Law School.
“I specialize in whatever my client wants,” says AC Lawrence real estate agent Tempestt Smith. And if that means honesty and a high degree of customer service you can count on her to deliver both. With a diverse background in law, and wedding and event planning, she knows just how to blend the business of real estate with its emotional counterpart. Light-hearted, yet professional to the core, Tempestt steadfastly gets the job done to every client’s delight.
Dedicated, persistent and empathetic, Tempestt knows what it takes to be a good agent. From first meeting to lease signing, she perseveres until the perfect home is found. She fully understands that finding the home of your dreams is one of life’s most fulfilling endeavors. With that knowledge in hand, this is one agent who balances the seriousness of apartment hunting with an experience that puts a smile on everyone’s face.
Tempestt got her start in New York and has resided in a half dozen states since that time. Today she’s back home having attended Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn and graduating from Saint John’s University in Queens with a degree in marketing.
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.
There’s no doubt about it. Bryan Scarpone is a self-described people person. And it’s this trait that makes him such a stellar rental agent. In addition to his people strengths, Bryan brings to the real estate table an enviable mix of honesty, courtesy and listening skills.Specializing in Upper East Side one bedrooms, Bryan is clearly devoted to helping people make their Manhattan dream apartment a reality.
Leave it to Bryan to ensure that his philanthropic endeavors rival his love of real estate. As a dedicated animal and people lover, Bryan routinely splits his free time with good works for New York’s two-legged and four-legged friends. From volunteering his time at a local homeless shelter to doing what he can to improve the lives of New York’s canines he is committed to giving back.
With roots that date back to Boston, MA, Bryan later attended college at Catholic University in Washington, DC majoring in theater and social work. Prior to entering the world of real estate he had a successful career in retail where he honed his people and sales skills. When asked to name a few of his favorite things about the Big Apple, Bryan is quick to point to the MET, architecture and a never ending opportunity to partake in free entertainment!
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.
Leave it to Jeremy Monosson to provide plenty of hard work and dedication in his quest for the perfect home. As an AC Lawrence rental agent he utilizes exceptional communication and listening skills which consistently result in the apartment of his client’s dreams. Jeremy is a bonafide people person whose friendly demeanor makes him a natural in the world of real estate.
Jeremy perfected his substantial people skills with a solid background in the hospitality industry. Today, those skills come in handy with comments from clients like “he is a pleasure to work with.” It’s fitting that Jeremy spends his days traipsing the streets of New York. After all, it’s the sheer excitement of the greatest city in the world that keeps him on the prowl for the best apartments money can rent.
Originally from Syosset, New York, Jeremy was a business major at the University of Hartford.
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.
It’s all in the family for Holly Slayton. An East Village (EV) resident for over 20 years, Holly is a quintessential downtown New York entrepreneur. Holly is a NYC mom and a member of a local EV garden. Also a Milliner, Holly designs custom hats and luxury Bridal head wear for over 11 years. Holly is a member of Etsy NY. She mentors new members and organizes team night outs. Holly also teaches head wear design and sewing in her showroom.
It was a natural for Holly to make her move to Real Estate, with both parents firmly established in RE in Virginia, where she was raised. Her design aesthetic and her love of Real Estate are equal. Although
she has worked in all vicinities in Manhattan, she specializes in Gramercy, Flatiron, Union Square and her very own East Village. A good listener, she also loves to prepare the next person with the information they need to know to affect a smooth rental or sale transaction.
Naturally, success in one area carries over. You can count on her to never let success go to her head, having had her designs featured in over 100+ magazines, runway collections and classified with Elite Couture designers. Holly studied Millinery and Fashion at the FIT. In her spare time Holly goes to yoga and visits NY’s many museums with her daughter. She also takes the time to commune with nature by growing her own herbs and vegetables in an East Village community garden.
Holly is friendly and outgoing and a bon-a-fide people person offering excellent personal customer service. No matter where her she is employing her expertise, she listens and understands ultimately translating the information into their new home. Beyond those qualities she always is professional, honest and easy going.
Jay Rojas has been involved in business management, sales and marketing for over a decade. With a focus on elegant townhouses, cooperative apartments, and condominiums, Mr. Rojas provides each seller with an exceptionally rich level of service and a tailored marketing strategy fulfilling the client's needs. Mr. Rojas' business shows great momentum due to the great deal of referrals of investment buyers and sellers that turn to him for his service in Coldwell Banker.
Jay Rojas has established a genuine reputation with his clients as a creative thinker and a very good listener; able to provide value that extends well beyond his Real Estate expertise. Solving problems proactively with professionalism has made him a valuable asset to his clients and has helped him develop a broad network of expert bankers, designers, architects, and other seasoned professionals.
Jay's approach to advising buyers is rooted in his extensive market knowledge and research.
The fast-moving, real-time nature of his previous career in the retail industry, where he held managing positions in which has prepared him to be a top Real Estate professional in New York City. Jay represents both buyers and sellers in top buildings across Manhattan. In addition, he advises on the purchase of investment properties for clients, including the sourcing of qualified rental tenants for these units. Jay closely collaborates with top brokers and developers to create brand identities for extraordinary properties featuring world-class architecture and design.
Jay was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in New York City with his two sisters.
He resides with his wife and son in the Bronx and acknowledges that he is a father, husband, brother and a friend before anything. He is a dedicated individual, "thinking different" to unlock the possibilities of New York City.
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.
With a background in the military Shahid Amin really knows how to get things done. Add that fact to his current enrollment in the NYPD auxiliary division and you can rest assured he’s a bona fide professional. Having mastered the technique of self discipline Shahid offers clients the relentless pursuit of perfect apartment rentals. He never dances around an issue. As a matter of fact, you can count on him for a straight answer and an honest approach to apartment hunting.
But there’s more to Shahid as a rental agent than his military and police ethos. During the course of his real estate career he has consistently been complimented on his strong work ethic, high moral standards and ambition that leaves no stone unturned in the search for a home. And as a relatively recent immigrant to New York, he professes a wholehearted appreciation for its diversity and convenience.
Shahid is originally from Bangladesh and has lived in New York for the past decade. During that period he has spent time in various neighborhoods in Brooklyn. He is currently a student at DeVry College studying Business Administration.
Mary Ann D. Brairton’s real estate roots has international perspective. Prior to migrating to the U.S., she spent several years selling real estate in Manila, Philippines. During that time she learned the art of salesmanship with an impressive coterie of referrals and repeat buyers to her credit. She is self motivated, results oriented and has positive outlook in life.
A native of the Philippines, Mary Ann holds a BSBA Accounting Degree in Lyceum of the Philippines University –Manila. Blessed with an adventurous spirit, she also boasts a keen sense of humor who always look forward to a “great smile and a good laugh” in any given day.
No matter what she does you can count on Karolina Kozminska to be second to none. When it comes to real estate she always tries her best to be number one. As a Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence agent she practices just what she preaches selling, buying and renting the best apartments in the best city in the world. She is professional, self-motivated and patient to the hilt. Clients benefit from her approach with their dream home consistently in reach.
No high pressure sales tactics for Karolina. In its place she offers up a gentle, relaxed atmosphere that woos customers and clients alike. Easy and fun to be with Karolina brings together the business of real estate with the joy of home hunting. Blessed with a personality that is both friendly and outgoing Karolina treats one and all with the utmost care.
Karolina was born and raised in Poland and currently resides in Brooklyn. She holds a Master’s Degree in Pedagogy and another Degree in Management for the University in Poland.
Riad B. Yahya (Rio) brings with him to AC Lawrence an especially broad perspective on the Manhattan real estate market. Prior to entering the world of residential real estate he was employed in the commercial aspect of the industry. Today he is a studied professional who takes a very personal approach toward meeting his client’s real estate goals. He professes a true love affair with real estate and genuinely cares about the people he serves.
Rio is multi-lingual speaking four different languages, French, Arabic, Spanish and English, serving an International clientele. His previous work as a customer service representative for a bank makes for an agent that knows the ins and outs of real estate customer service as well. He is also adept at multi-tasking and addresses client’s questions and concerns with speed and accuracy.
Originally from Tunisia, Rio is a long-time resident of Manhattan’s Upper West Side. He attended Borough of Manhattan Community College and Baruch College-City University of New York and holds a degree in Business Administration.
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.
David Cooper believes it’s not about the sale you are making; it’s about the customer relationship you are building – a relationship built on honesty and trust. David’s real estate career was preceded by many years as a business owner and entrepreneur. His endeavors in business sales and management, and consumer retail sales have made him an expert in every aspect of customer relations and service – which is the core of his success as a real estate professional.
A native New Yorker, David completed his education in city schools and colleges, culminating with a Masters of Business Administration with honors. Having lived and raised a family in Manhattan, he has developed a true appreciation for city life. David understands the challenges of the search, and is committed to finding you a residence that satisfies your individual needs, fits your budget and suits your lifestyle.
Though he mostly finds himself immersed in work, David does find time to work out, enjoy photography, ski, and ride his motorcycle through the streets of New York City. Contact David today and let him help you find the home that’s right for you.
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.
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.
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."
Anna’s hard work and efficiency are apparent from the start, as she works diligently to obtain top results for her clients. Having moved to New York just two years ago, she is no stranger to the process of finding the perfect home. Originally from Moscow, where she worked as an attorney, Anna brings to her clients a refreshing attitude and eagerness to succeed in finding the best deals available in the current market.
Anna’s best assests as a real estate professional include her understanding of the market, work ethic, and social skills. In addition to being a self described “people person”, Anna has a great ability to bring the most up-to date market information to her clients quickly and efficiently. Clients who have worked with Anna are impressed with her professionalism, friendliness, and determined attitude.
Previously Anna worked as a legal attorney in her home city of Moscow, where she honed her skills in problem solving and negotiation. As a current resident of the SoHo neighborhood, Anna enjoys the energy and diversity throughout the city.
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.
Faye Samim understands the importance of having a place one can be proud to call a home. She has lived in and around some of the most beautiful real estate in and out of the United States and, after starting her own family, found that the greatest moment for her was when they found their own home. That’s why, for her, real estate is more than just numbers on paper; it’s about people, no matter who it is, and family, no matter how big or small.
Faye originally hails from Dubai, one of the most beautiful emirates within the UAE, where magnificent real estate is a given. After having moved to the US in 2006, she lived in New York City and loved being surrounded by the concrete beauty before moving to the suburbs.
After earning her Bachelors degree from Excelsior College, she went on to earning two Certificates from Fashion Institute of Technology and New York University, respectively. Having worked in the financial world in Dubai for over 5 years and the fashion industry in the US for 3 years, Faye has accumulated various experiences in working with diverse clients, which promises excellent outcomes for her real estate clients.
Consistently a top producer in the field of Sales and Marketing for the past seven years, Marco Richardson recently joined Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence, located in one of New York City’s most iconic and vibrant neighborhoods, known as The Flatiron District. Specializing in luxury residential sales and rentals, Richardson combines his passion for delivering exceptional customer service with a trustworthy knowledge of the downtown luxury rental market.
Standing firm on a purpose driven philosophy for success, Richardson brings a winner’s can do approach to life and his profession. “I treat every client’s apartment search as if it were my own, guiding individuals and families through the daunting task of New York City apartment hunting, working diligently to create an enjoyable experience by removing the mystique; making the process transparent.”
Earning a Baccalaureate in Corporate Communications from one of NYC’s top business schools, Baruch College, Richardson possesses an outstanding ability to listen and effectively communicate with clients to uncover their needs.
Unwavering in his approach to find the elusive “dream home” for his clients, Richardson brings an unmatched professionalism, respect and attention to detail to every task, meeting each challenge head on. It’s in his DNA as a native New Yorker. You won’t go wrong with Marco Richardson on your side!
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.
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
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.
A life long New Yorker, Margot has lived on the Upper East Side for the past 25 years and has grown to love and appreciate all that the City offers. Specifically, she loves the restaurants, the Met, Central Park, the wonderful markets and the ease of access to everything.
Margot is readily available to help her clients in finding the perfect apartment. She perseveres until she meets her client’s needs and exceeds their expectations. Margot has a unique sense of vision which allows her to help her clients see the full potential in a property.
Aside from her real estate business, Margot owns a company for the past 17 years that provides promotional products to corporations, schools and non profits. Initially a professional negotiator in radio and television from the buying and sales perspective, she is used to working with budgets and time frames. Margot chose real estate because she is a self proclaimed real estate junkie and loves helping people get settled in their new homes.
When not searching for the perfect apartment for her clients, Margot volunteers at the M.S. Society, NY Cares, Habitat for Humanity, Ft. Tryon nursing home, and The Dalton School where her 3 children attend. She is also a disability and animal rights advocate. In her free time Margot enjoys traveling, playing tennis, and photography.
A native New Yorker through and through, Eric Holland also boasts more than his share of international travel. With visits to 30 countries he has seen the world over. Today back at home he does his traveling from one end of Manhattan to the other in search of the perfect apartment for a litany of satisfied clients. He chose real estate as his profession as it offers an ever-changing work day with new challenges and creative solutions.
Professionalism and excellent customer service are the earmarks of Eric’s real estate style. He pays close attention to what’s in the market and gives his undivided attention to his rental clients. His superior listening skills enable customers to hone in on just what they want in the way of an apartment. Furthermore, because he is trustworthy and a great communicator the agent/client relationship is always productive and enjoyable.
When it comes to favorite hobbies and interests count on Eric to profess a passion for meeting new and interesting people. He attended Howard University in Washington, DC where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree (BBA) in Marketing. He currently resides in the city of Yonkers and regularly partakes of “the city that never sleeps.”
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.
With a professional history in customer service, Karen Ongkiko is right at home in the world of real estate. Her background runs that gamut from retail to the medical field and bartending. Today her days are spent locating that perfect apartment from one client to the next. She is hard working and known for putting each customer’s needs about all else.
Karen offers her clients the benefits of truthfulness and loyalty. You can count on her to be honest to a fault and to never give up on the hunt for the perfect home. Her searches take her to the crème-de-la-crème of apartments in Chelsea, Gramercy and the Flatiron districts.
Karen is originally from the Philippines. She currently lives in Queens and appreciates the convenience and diversity of all things Big Apple. She attended college in New York and Nevada.
Kayla Geiser is a native Brooklynite and grew up in the neighborhood of Bay Ridge. After graduating from Fort Hamilton High School, she attended The Institute of Culinary Education and got her degree in Pastry Arts. She then became a pastry chef and the retail manager of a high-end patisserie in Tribeca for six years where she honed her customer service skills.
She is now excited to be perfecting her skills as a New York City real estate agent. Whether you need to find the perfect apartment within walking distance of a park or the home you always dreamed of in a great school district, Kayla is eager to take on any challenge and deliver results. She understands that like decorating a cake, it's the attention to fine details that will make or break the relationship between client and agent. She takes the time to learn what is really most important in your search and looks forward to helping you find the next place you'll want to call home.
She currently still resides in Brooklyn with her loving family and fiancé.
There’s no question that Larry Kleinstein’s motto is “the show must go on.” Formerly in the theater business, Larry spent a good number of years backstage on Broadway dressing actors. Prior to his stint in the entertainment world, he made a success for himself in the fashion industrysuccessfully selling T-shirts. Nowadays, Larry’s creativity and determination serve him well as a real estate agent at AC Lawrence. As an agent he utilizes much of what he learned in the past especially his desire to meet and exceed a client’s expectations.
Larry is well-suited to the world of real estate. He is personable and people-oriented, easy to get along with and, perhaps most importantly, loves and knows New York City inside out. When it comes to the neighborhoods he specializes in you can find him showing apartments from Midtown West to Hell’s Kitchen and the Upper West Side. He is patient, determined and hardworking with a comfort level that is apparent with everyone from college students to CEO’s.
This New Yorker professes many hobbies and interests. Foremost among them is a love of music from pop to classical, working out and yoga. But perhaps nothing puts a smile on his face as much as his love of animals. Currently the owner of a cat that he rescued from the streets, Larry takes great pleasure in transforming his poor little kitten into a lovingly, spoiled feline!
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.
For Bridget Foster the world of real estate was a case of love at first sight. Today her romance with real estate continues unabated as an agent for AC Lawrence. And it’s that fascination with the industry that keeps Bridget’s clients coming back for more.
Bridget is a city girl at heart always ready to take New York by storm with her wit, charm and of course, hard work. She handles every situation with respect, knowledge, thoroughness and an eternally upbeat, positive attitude. Clients can count on Bridget to always go above and beyond in pursuit of their perfect home.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Bridget resides there to this day. She is currently attending college in pursuit of her Bachelor’s Degree in Finance
For Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence agent Inga Wszolek real estate is all in the family. Hailing from a family of real estate entrepreneurs she know just what it takes to make a deal in the world of Manhattan rentals, condos and coops. She is no stranger to the business having managed her family’s agency in the heart of Brooklyn.
Inga is dedicated to making each client’s dreams a reality. She is hard working, driven and motivated to do her very best for every customer. On a personal level she is congenial and warm and friendly with a great sense of humor. A true people lover with a genuine ability to listen you can count on Inga for an experience that’s pleasurable and straight forward every time.
Inga was a Political Science and Philosophy major who is currently studying to be an attorney. She was born in Manhattan and raised in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
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.
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.
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.
With more than a decade of real estate sales and rentals under his belt, Julian Suazo is an old pro when it comes to finding the home of his client’s dreams. He is proud of the fact that customers regularly compliment his abilities with referrals to family and friends and praise his dedication and hard work.
Julian’s strength lies in his ability to go above and beyond what’s required to achieve his client’s goals. By always going the extra mile he makes the most of his experience in the field to provide the kind of service his customer’s have come to expect. One thing’s for sure. Julian prides himself on being the very best AC Lawrence has to offer.
Julian hails from Honduras and currently resides in Queens. He attended New York University and achieved a Certificate in Computer Programming.
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.
Gaspar Marino has worn many hats. Prior to joining AC Lawrence/Bellmarc he was employed in a host of professions from acting to insurance, travel, retail, makeup artistry, the hotel industry and as a court stenographer. Today he relies on his many experiences to make it in the world of real estate. He knows just how to make the most of his highly professional customer service skills after 20-plus years serving the client.
Gaspar works diligently for his clients and boasts a calm, friendly and supportive manner. As a testament to his impressive people skills, he has garnered many repeat customers throughout the years. In addition to extensive knowledge about the real estate market Gaspar always sees to it that his clients are the recipients of superior service. He maintains an upbeat manner at all times and keeps his “cool” when the heat is on.
Gaspar is a born New Yorker who currently resides in Park Slope, Brooklyn. He is a graduate of Brooklyn College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Speech and Theater and minors in Psychology and Sociology. He has a passion for the arts and volunteers for many programs through NY Cares and Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS.
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.
Born in China, raised in New York’s Lower East Side, Lin Tang is a Manhattanite who brings a multi-cultural perspective to the Big Apple’s real estate market. While the majority of brokers specialize in more conventional neighborhoods, she makes it her business to ferret out the best Lower Manhattan, has to offer. With a background in the food management industry, Lin has extensive experience in sales and customer service that serve her well in the world of real estate.
Lin loves socializing, traveling and meeting new people, skills that prove beneficial when showing apartments and dealing with clients. She is organized, dedicated and has excellent communication skills. Clients routinely comment that when working with Lin she expects even more of herself than they expect of her. Goal-driven and detail-oriented, Lin leaves no stone unturned in the hunt for a home.
This native New Yorker studied Business Management at Queens College. She is anaficionado of all things Manhattan from the fact that it truly is a city that never sleeps to the fine dining that’s available from dawn to dusk.
From her days as a wall streeter to her current post as an Associate Broker Pauline Mistretta is nothing if not well-rounded. Today she expends her formidable energy at Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence where she makes the most of her people-pleasing persona to hunt down the perfect home for renters and buyers alike.
Pauline is the consummate professional and a real pleasure to work with. Clients proclaim that she is super friendly and extremely personable. Count on her tireless work ethic to never give up and keep customers more than satisfied. Throughout her successful career, Pauline has continually worked in a customer service capacity. It is this role that suits her to a tee in real estate.
Pauline attended Queens College, CUNY and Hofstra Law School. She holds a BA in Political Science, Psychology and Philosophy as well as a Doctor of Jurisprudence or JD. She is a born and bred New Yorker who specializes in the Upper East Side, Midtown and the Financial District.
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.
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.
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.
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!
David Berman is a born and bred New Yorker with a passion for classical guitar and meeting new people. There’s no doubt about it when it comes to customer service David is tops in his class. His high energy, yet laid back, style combined with a truly wicked sense of humor keeps clients coming back for more time after time.
You can count on David to bring enthusiasm to the real estate process, a relentless work ethic and plenty of integrity. With previous professions that entailed work out of doors, he is thoroughly at home showing apartments throughout the canyons of Manhattan. He listens ever-so-carefully to his client’s needs and happily offers his expertise and knowledge on rental apartments on the Upper West Side, Upper East Side, Midtown and Chelsea.
David attended the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore where he received his degree in classical guitar performance. His hobbies include the pure physicality of rock climbing and sheer serenity of yoga.
You can bet that real estate pro Jennifer Chicheportiche has all the right moves. Leave it to this professional dancer to never, ever dance around an apartment search. Blessed with an outgoing personality and a dedicated devotion to the task at hand she knows how to get to the heart of the matter as easy as one, two, three.
Life is an adventure for Jennifer. Whether traveling the world as a ballerina or hunting down the perfect apartment for her clients, she is always open to new adventures. She is determined, driven and ambitious with loads of energy and a much-appreciated sense of humor. She does her homework, knows the market and quite simply loves what she does.
Jennifer trained at the International Ballet Academy in Paris and Rosella Hightower in Cannes. Her dancing career took her the world over with time spent in Brazil, Chile, Israel, Russia, France, Italy, England and Scotland. Today she is fluent in three languages: French, Italian and English and maintains her passion for traveling.
No one knows better the inner workings of a New York City apartment building than the man who mans the door. Former doorman/concierge Emerson Alvarado is a born and bred New Yorker whose take on Manhattan dwellings takes it from the inside out. Today he puts his excellent knowledge and understanding to good use as a real estate agent for AC Lawrence.
With Emerson at the helm customers can go above and beyond the obvious to learn the nitty gritty as well. Couple that quality with an outrageous sense of humor and you can count on him to entertain and educate all at once. He is bi-lingual, speaking both Spanish and English, and will readily admit an all-out passion for sports cars.
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