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.
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.
Who says looking at apartments isn’t therapeutic? Just ask AC Lawrence real estate agent Jai-Yoo Lee and she’ll tell you there’s nothing more fulfilling than being a real estate agent and part of a therapy dog team. When she’s not showing apartments to prospective renters and buyers, Jai regularly volunteers with her dog at hospitals and nursing homes as therapy dog team. One thing is for sure, she’s determined to put a smile on the face of her clients and patients alike!
With a lifelong love of real estate, in everything from architecture to home décor, Jai has made it her professional priority to immerse herself in the industry. Jai is consistently efficient, effective and straightforward with clients. She prides herself on providing honest professional advice minus the sugar coating. She always has her client’s best interests at heart and continually goes the extra mile to deliver much anticipated results.
Jai hails from South Korea and spent her teenage years in New Jersey. Following high school she attended New York University graduating with a B.A. in Economics and another in East Asian Studies. She also minored in Computer Applications. Today she resides on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
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.
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.
There’s no doubt about it. Christopher Tang has had some interesting jobs. Take for instance getting up close and personal with Snoopy in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade or lighting up the evening sky for Macy’s July 4th fireworks show. Today his booming career continues as a real estate rental agent with days spent at Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence.
“Treat your client as you would like to be treated.” Words to live by according to Christopher Tang. He is decidedly down to earth, a personable people person and a really great listener. With Christopher the lines of communication are forever open between agent and client. His approach to real estate is caring and he does his best to offer up a truly enjoyable experience for one and all.
Christopher is a graduate of Brooklyn College with a degree in Business Management and Finance along with a concentration in Management. A born and bred New Yorker nowadays he resides in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn.
“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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Thomas Exner believes in being the best at whatever he does. From his early days as an athlete to his current position as a real estate agent, he always strives to succeed at whatever endeavor he undertakes. As a result, clients consistently benefit with the very best apartments at the very best prices in precisely the neighborhood they desire. He is knowledgeable about the market and is determined to always meet his client’s needs.
Thomas is a people person who prides himself on being friendly and easy to get along with. He is hard working and makes it a point to find the perfect apartment for each and every client. He routinely pushes himself to go above and beyond what’s called for to ensure satisfied clients every time. With a true understanding of what it takes to find a new home you can count on Thomas to create a comfortable experience for all involved.
Originally from Syosset, New York, Thomas attended Hofstra University and Florida International University in Miami. He is currently seeking a degree in Business Management at (school name). His passion for people extends to his spare time as well. He has volunteered at Saint Frances Hospital in (location) where his efforts help to put back a smile on patient’s faces.
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.
Derek Ng prides himself on always being direct with his clients. He gets straight to the pointand makes sure each and every person understands their options along with the pros and cons in every search he undertakes. Derek cites determination, motivation, time management and the ability to comprehend each and every client’s needs as reasons why he is so adept in the world of real estate. By keeping the conversation flowing, Derek knows full-well that everyone benefits.
Derek attributes some capabilities that work well in real estate to hisformer career as an electrical engineer. Foremost among them is his ability to see the big picture while keeping in mind the finer details. Whether as a lighting engineer or as an AC Lawrence rental agent on the Upper East Side and Midtown East, Derek makes it his mantra to be thorough and to cover all bases.
Derek has spent his entire life in New York City. Having grown up on Manhattan’s Lower East Side he currently makes Upper Manhattan home residing in East Harlem.
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.
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.
With a background in sales, both financial and health, Cathy Gleeson is undoubtedly in her element in the world of real estate. She steadfastly believes in the importance of listening carefully and hearing fully just what a client wants. Forthright and honest in her approach she offers up the kind of support, information and guidance necessary to make the best decisions about the most important purchase of their lives. Add to that commitment character traits of enthusiasm and integrity and you can be sure that Cathy Gleeson always has your best interests at heart!
A born and raised New Yorker, Cathy is involved in an all-out love affair with New York City. Her passion for its neighborhoods and architecture, coupled with a dedicated devotion to her clients, makes for a truly one of a kind real estate broker!
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.
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.
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.
Eva Adam has always loved helping people. It’s a natural calling, which is why she decided to put her energy to the best use of all – helping people find a home. Careful listening, plentiful patience and attentive service are what Eva offers throughout the often stressful real estate process, making clients confident that their outcome will be successful.
She’s been an Upper East Side resident for 2 decades and have a great knowledge of the city and buildings. She studied business at Baruch college. Eva enjoys working all over the city with clients seeking the home that suits them best. She will stick with you every step of the way in the search no matter how many showings it takes, all the while reading your needs and guiding you with her knowledge to ensure the very best match possible.
Prior to entering real estate, Eva honed her interpersonal and managerial skills in finance working for an established financial consulting firm. Her own understanding of the moving process and desire to make it easier for others is what inspired her to work as a Real Estate Agent.
With Eva, honesty and integrity are a given in her work. You can rest assured that she will protect your best interests and follow through to the end. When not busy with her clients, Eva just as much loves exploring the city in her own personal time.
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.
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.
Eric Facini always knew just what he wanted to do with his life. He entered the business of real estate at the tender age of 19. Ever since then his ambition has kept him on top of the world renting and selling apartments while working toward his Bachelor’s Degree in Business. Today his passion serves him well as a licensed real estate salesperson with Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence.
Eric likes to say he has dedicated his life to New York City real estate. It’s what gets him up in the morning and keeps him up at night. He possesses a strong work ethic, uncanny marketing ability and commitment to quality service. He’s known for a rapid fire response to every client’s needs ensuring the very best apartment find in the quickest period of time.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With a stint at Brooks Brothers in his recent past Matt Frazier knows a thing or two about good design. And it was this passion for design and architecture that drew him into the world of real estate and Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence.
Matt considers himself to be a passionate customer service professional. He routinely goes the extra mile treating each and every customer just as he would like to be treated. He is honest and dedicated somewhat refined and exceptionally friendly.
Matt spent his early years just over the river in New Jersey. Today he resides in Bedford-Stuyvesant with a feline animal companion coined Bow-Tie.
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.
“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.
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
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.
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.
Michael Kirschner is a proud father and husband. His motivation to succeed to provide for his family through his core principals, which are : Family, Respect, Loyalty and, Compassion. He is a New Yorker, born in Brooklyn and raised in Staten Island.
Michael Moved to Florida in 1990 to attend Palm Beach College and then University of Florida where he studied biology and business.
He moved back to NYC in 2000 where he began his career in Real Estate. Over the last 13 years Michael has become one of the most sought out producers in residential real estate. He is an expert in the Manhattan Market. He has developed relations with land lords and developers. Having those relations makes his transactions seamless.
Michael is part of a team within Coldwell Banker which was just rewarded for an excellence in Customer Service. Their team Motto is Aim to Please.
Besides Selling and renting residential properties, Michael loves t spend time with his family. He has Unique hobbies , which are Magic and Martial Arts. Michael has been published in Magic trade magazines and holds 2 black belts.
Ever since Nicholas was in high school, he knew that he wanted to work in the exciting and fast paced city of Manhattan. The cities constant energy and uniqueness fascinated and called to him at the same time, and he had to be a part of it.
After graduating with a degree in Radio/TV and Media communications, he headed straight to New York to pursue his goal. His first experience was in the entertainment industry, where he remained for over five years working with such prestigious networks as ESPN, NBC, the YES network and Discovery Channel among others in various departments such as casting, production, and talent. One day he answered an online add for a real estate position out of curiosity, and after exploring a short trial period with the company, his passion for the Real Estate industry was born.
Nick quickly became one of the lead agents at BEST APARTMENTS INC, where he and his partner lead a successful team for over three years. After feeling that he had learned the industry well enough and with a constant urge to explore new opportunities, Nicholas decided to take a short break from the buisness and embark on a new challenge.
Nicholas left the Real Estate industry to venture into fitness as a sales agent for EQUINOX fitness clubs, where he quickly excelled there as a top membership advisor in the company with the 74th street and 2nd location. While he enjoyed that position and loved the fitness lifestyle, he shortly began to feel the itch to return to his true passion, New York City real estate. After almost two successful years with EQUINOX, he left and has returned with COLDWELL BANKER/AC LAWRENCE, one of the top and most respected firms in all of the country and internationally.
Nicholas possesses a work ethic, charisma, desire to succeed, and overall dedication to please his clients that has made him a success in all of the industries and ventures that he has explored. Please contact him at any time at 908-420-8415 for first class service while looking for your new home!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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!
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.
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.
With ten years under her belt Itzel Machado knows the world of real estate inside out. Today she practices her expertise at Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence. A big believer in achieving the American Dream, leave it to Itzel to turn every client’s home fantasy into brick and mortar reality.
As a devoted people person Itzel knows precisely what it takes to make the process pleasurable for each and everyone. She is friendly and caring with a knack for really getting to know each client’s needs. She’s proud to provide great service with an approach to real estate that’s proactive and performance-driven.
Her favorite hobby is writing and she boasts seven books published to date. She is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.
You can count on rental agent Judy Forbin for a healthy dose of Manhattan real estate. This former healthcare professional brings with her to AC Lawrence a slew of qualities that make her a standout in the field. She makes it her business to research and share with client’s expert information on the New York City rental market and boasts an up-to-date knowledge of inventory on the Upper East Side, Flatiron, Gramercy and Murray Hill neighborhoods.
With client compliments that run the gamut from friendly to dedicated and ever-so-easy to get along with, Judy knows what it takes to be a successful real estate pro. She is adept at building rapport and trust and when it comes to possessing excellent interpersonal skills she is in her element. Self-motivated in the extreme, you know that you can trust Judy to track down the apartment of your dreams.
Judy is originally from New York where she attended Stony Brook University and NYU. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Biology as well as a Master’s Degree in Health Services Administration and Policy. And when she’s not renting apartments chances are you can find her in the kitchen baking up a storm in her small but thriving cupcake business.
Brian P. Hourigan is an integral member of the A.C. Lawrence team and has been practicing real estate for over 4 years, in which time he's developed a keen perspective on the unique dynamic that factors such as building type, neighborhood, amenities, value, and market trends play in choosing a new home. He also understands that there are as many diverse reasons for wanting to buy or rent property here as there are opportunities in our great city, and is passionate about using his extensive knowledge of the complicated, highly-competitive New York City real estate landscape to locate and secure the ideal home for his clients.
His commitment goes beyond the closing, though, as he often serves as a liaison and adviser to his clients while they settle into their new community, ensuring a smooth transition for them in all aspects even long after his official duties have ended. Indeed, many of Brian's clients have become friends and rely exclusively on him when they're ready to move again, which is a testament to his professionalism, passion for client advocacy, attention to detail, and helpful, friendly nature.
Brian attended New York University, where he double-majored in History and Politics. In his spare time, he enjoys taking advantage of the vast cultural outlets that NYC has to offer, and loves running and cycling in Central Park. While each neighborhood is exciting and unique, Brian has a special fondness for Greenwich Village, which he calls home.
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.
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.
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.
Gurkan Aydemir is an exceptional communicator who has brought a tremendous amount of experience in people-related industries to his career in real estate. Since relocating to New York City from Istanbul, Turkey many years ago, he has come to know all the best that Manhattan has to offer. He enjoys sharing his exceptionally thorough knowledge of neighborhoods and apartment availabilities with his clients who gain from his expertise.
Gurkan is an energetic and honest advocate for those who engage his service to find a new home. He previously worked in the customer service/hospitality industry and was a salesperson for an export and import company based in New Jersey. His intrigue with real estate began when he bought a “fixer upper” condominium and sold it at a substantial profit.
Since 2005, Gurkan has been a vital link for those looking to rent or buy a home in Manhattan. He understands the complexities of moving to a new city and new country, and happily educates clients on the process to make their transition easier. His referral business has grown substantially thanks to his willingness to be of service, his engaging personality, and the great results he gets for clients.
Gurkan holds a degree in Business Administration at the University of Istanbul, and a Master of Science degree in Hospitality Industries from New York University.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Leave it to Yassine Elias Iliasse to declare his love of real estate. For as many years as he’s been in the Big Apple he’s been a fan of the industry. Today, his passion is overwhelmingly evident in his work as a real estate salesperson for AC Lawrence. Yassine gives it his all in the search for the one place client’s can really call home.
Yassine focuses his real estate efforts on delivering quality service, integrity and trust time after time. He prides himself on superior attention to detail and a dedicated drive for successful results. Whether it’s the crème de la crème of luxury apartments or classic brownstones, he is always determined to locate a dream home for each and every client.
As a graduate student originally from Morocco, Yassine has perfected his service experience via the hotel industry in Manhattan. With eight years under his belt, he knows just how to cater to people from diverse cultural backgrounds. It’s this expertise that serves him well
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.
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.
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.
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.
David’s easy going attitude and willingness to go the extra mile make him a favorite among clients, and his passion for real state is immediately apparent. Born in Puerto Rico, David moved to New York at the age of 2, and his immense knowledge of New York is appreciated by all of his clients.
David cites his laid back nature, ability to listen, and genuine concern for his clients as qualities he believes to be important in a real estate professional. He prides himself on listening and addressing any concerns in order to find a home his clients will be happy with for years to come. He is versatile, hard working, and has a great knowledge of the ever-changing market trends.
Before beginning his adventure in real estate, David worked in banking, where he enjoyed working with many different people of all backgrounds. Currently a resident of Sunset Park in Brooklyn, David loves the diversity found throughout the city, and loves that he can essentially “travel the world” without ever leaving the city.
David holds a BBA from Iona, where he was an active member of the Delta Upsilon Fraternity. In his spare time he enjoys poker, salsa, and exploring the city.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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