Membership

EMILY BEARE
CORE

Emily Beare is a top-producing broker boasting over 2 billion dollars in sales with a reputation for combining white-glove service with utmost professionalism and quiet discretion. She has worked with some of the City’s finest trophy properties, ranging from Greenwich Village, the Upper East Side, Central Park and beyond. A notable new development sales and marketing force, Emily has lead the sales and marketing for Walker Tower, 550 West 29th Street and 60 White Street, and is responsible for the sellouts of150 Wooster Street, 87 Leonard Street, 224 Mulberry Street, 141 Fifth Avenue and 520 West 19th Street. Emily is consistently recognized for her sales records and expert opinion in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Real Deal. She sits on the board of the Lalela Project, a South African charity promoting the global exchange of ideas, art and music to empower impoverished children, and supports the New York City Ballet and Mount Sinai Women’s Health Program.

ebeare@corenyc.com

DOUG BOWEN
Douglas Elliman

Doug is known throughout the industry for his extensive and in-depth knowledge of the New York City real estate markets. Most of all, he is known for the passion that he brings to his unique practice, marketing and selling Manhattan and Brooklyn real estate. In 2015 & 2016 he was named as one of the Top 1000 agents in the US by Real Trends as published by The Wall Street Journal. He is frequently quoted in the New York Times, New York Post, The NY Daily News, NY Observer, The Real Deal, Curbed, Brownstoner and more. A retired movie set builder, turned townhouse investor then broker, Doug owns a portfolio of 5 townhouse properties, which he has extensively renovated over the last 20 years. His vast knowledge of construction is one of the cornerstones of his brokerage practice.
In addition to steady stream of resale work, helping clients sell, buy and rent their condominiums, coops and townhouses, Doug has also worked extensively in the new development space since 2006. Doug and his team are currently representing 1 Prospect Park West, a one-or-a-kind 64 unit conversion project in Park Slope, Brooklyn and 246 West 16ht Street, a boutique 4 unit project in prime Chelsea. Doug was Director of Sales for 125 North 10th Street, an 86-unit condominium development in Williamsburg, partnering with the developers from the pre-development stage all the way through the sellout of this now premiere address. Doug also consulted, start to finish, on the design of 144 North 8th; a "tower and platform" condominium building that sold out within 3 months and set a new bar in Williamsburg in 2010. He continues to consult with many of the top New York City developers on new buildings, especially in Brooklyn. He is currently working to bring to market two new development condominium projects, one in Chelsea and one in Downtown Brooklyn.

dbowen@elliman.com

ANTONIO DEL ROSARIO , VICE CHAIRPERSON
Brown Harris Stevens

Antonio Del Rosario, leader of the Antonio del Rosario team #theADRteam, known for their savvy number-crunching, from property valuation to portfolio analysis to risk management, has received BHS Award for 2020 Top Listing Team of the Year for the 130 Fifth Ave Office. Antonio's 20+ years of expertise delivers results in any market. As a highly-skilled and successful investor, Antonio del Rosario has a history of overseeing transactions for elite properties that are rivaled by few, while training his team in every aspect of the deal. Proficient in Commercial and Residential deals, Antonio has been involved in over 2,000 real estate sales transactions throughout his career, totaling to over $1 billion, from the most prestigious Fifth Avenue cooperatives and Class A buildings, to breathtaking residences in the most exclusive new developments.
A longtime New Yorker and avid traveler who is fluent in English, Spanish, Filipino and Italian, Antonio lives on the Upper East Side as a proud husband and father of two boys. His passion for travel reinforces his international reach and ability to facilitate seamless transactions for a diverse clientele. Antonio and his team is also experienced in international relocation. Antonio also owns a consultancy firm that focuses on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, with his training received from Cornell University. He is also a member of NYRS. Antonio is focused on promoting and teaching ethical and gold standard practices in the real estate industry and promoting broker civic engagement.

adelrosario@bhsusa.com

LAURENCE CARTY
The Corcoran Group

With superior New York city luxury real estate market knowledge, Larry Carty is one of the city's preeminent brokers and have handled transactions in the luxury market for high net worth individuals, celebrities, and professionals in the United States and abroad, representing both buyers and sellers at every price range and in every part of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Consistently nominated to Corcoran’s Million Dollar Club, with strong negotiating skills, wealth of connections and the utmost discretion. Additionally have advised boutique condo developers on potential sites and new projects. Lead broker on groundbreaking new developments, partnering with fellow Corcoran associate, Irene Lo, with whom he has worked for more than fifteen years.

laurence.carty@corcoran.com

ROBERT DANKNER
Prime Manhattan Residential

A prolific market expert and one of the top-producing brokers in the industry, Robert Dankner is the president of Prime Manhattan Residential, a real estate brokerage firm that focuses primarily on Manhattan’s luxury residential market as well as investment properties with a concentration on value add development-conversion projects and income producing cap rate plays. Recognized for his unrivaled market knowledge and buy-side skill set, Robert has more than 25 years of experience as a real estate investor in New York City. His diversified business background as a banker and trader, paired with his ability to unlock and understand the value of a property, has led to many prominent transactions, particularly in the Downtown residential condo, coop and townhouse market. Robert's sales volume averages in excess of $300mm/year, approximately 70% of which is high end residential and the balance is commercial or residential-commercial hybrid transactions.
Just a few notable recent transactions conducted by Robert include the respective $16mm, $18.1mm and $37.2mm townhouse sales on Reade Street and 39 West 10th Street, 37 W 10th (most expensive house ever sold in Downtown Manhattan), 9 E 84th St for $20mm, the $22.5mm sale of 240 Old Montauk Highway, followed by the $18.5mm sale 230 Old Montauk Highway (the 2 most expensive houses sold in Montauk this year) as well as the sale of 47-49 Greene St for $32 million. Robert and his small team have executed more than $2 billion in transactions on both the buy and sell side since the company’s founding in 2008. Due to the investment side of the business, Prime also offers a deep inventory of off-market opportunities. His approach is frank, plugged in and realistic.

robert@pmlny.com

SARA DAI FREELAND
Douglas Elliman

Sara is a senior member of the De Niro team and has worked alongside Raphael De Niro for over 13 years. Since moving from California in 2001, Sara has developed her career with a unique approach within the Real Estate Market and has built a reputation of respect, integrity, and trust. Her straight forward and tailored outlook has made her become recognized as a reliable and pragmatic leader in the industry. Sara has a seasoned understanding of real estate in New York across sales, new development, and rentals. Sara's ability to strategically navigate and negotiate the best outcome in the complexities of real estate transactions is paired perfectly with her discreet and attentive nature for clients who need a personalized and engaged experience. Her knowledge, professionalism and dedication has solidified key milestone listings for the De Niro team and her constant focus on the ever evolving real estate market makes her a highly reliable asset for sellers and buyers alike. Sara has a communications degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She happily resides in Brooklyn with her husband and two children. She enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors, and being a mom.

sfreeland@elliman.com

PAMELA D'ARC
Stribling at Compass

Pamela D’Arc, a member of the exclusive Chairman’s Circle at Stribling & Associates, was recently ranked the #2 individual broker for sales volume in New York City (The Real Deal) and #15 nationwide (Wall Street Journal). Clients benefit from her extensive market knowledge, shrewd negotiating skills and exceptional insight into NYC real estate. Highly regarded in the industry by her peers, Pamelais known for her discretion, honesty and work ethic. Her attention to detail are of immeasurable value when compiling co-op applications, preparing offers in competitive bidding scenarios or marketing new listings. Pamela’s interest in architecture and design has been invaluable in helping clients reconfigure layouts to best suit their needs. Her background in film production led to her other area of expertise: housing members of the film industry while on location. A native New Yorker with 28+ years in the business, Pamela has achieved numerous record sales and is often interviewed by top-tier publications. In addition to her robust re-sale business, Pamela has had great success as the Director of Sales for the highly regarded, SOM-designed 252 East 57th Street and is well-versed in the complexities of purchasing in a new development.

pdarc@stribling.com

JUNE GOTTLIEB
Warburg Realty

June Gottlieb, a native New Yorker, is consistently one of Warburg’s top ten producers. She offers a combination of market analysis, financial acumen, creativity and legal knowledge. She has been quoted in The New York Times, Forbes, Curbed New York andNew York Observer. June’s expertise ranges from luxury co-op and condo properties and lofts, to new construction and investment properties. After graduating from the Wharton School at Penn, she rose through the ranks of Ogilvy & Mather Advertising, where she honed her marketing and sales skills. She left the advertising industry to join Warburg in 1989. With her business background and extensive personal and professional knowledge of Manhattan, June’s clients rely on her expertise and ability to provide superior negotiating strategies, extensive financial input on board packages, proper interview preparation, movers and contractors. Her extensive experience and attention to detail inspires her clients to repeatedly refer June to their friends and family.

jgottlieb@warburgrealty.com

SUSAN GREEN
Compass

Susan Green, Associate Broker at Compass, has been named one of America’s top real estate professionals by REAL Trends, as advertised in The Wall Street Journal. Prior experiences gained on Wall Street as a corporate bond broker have meshed very well with the intricacies and pace of the real estate world. Clients and colleagues regard Susan as a dedicated service provider and a sharp negotiator with attention to detail who knows how to care for customers as well as how to close deals with a high degree of professionalism, skill and competence. Susan’s philosophy is that the goal of an exceptional real estate broker should be that every client is a client for life. With extensive experience in all aspects of real estate, Susan has also represented high-end new developments such as One Madison Park, 15 Leonard, 212 Fifth and 33 Vestry. Susan has also been featured in publications such as The Mann Report, The Real Deal and NY Post.

susan.green@compass.com

TONI HABER , VICE CHAIRPERSON
Compass

Toni Haber is the founder of The Haber Team at Compass and serves as a role model and panelist for the Women of Compass. Always a New Yorker, Toni is a 30+ year industry veteran, highly respected among peers and industry leaders for her deep knowledge of the market and unwavering integrity. A prolific producer and brilliant strategist, Toni leads a team with over $2 billion in sales and consistently ranked among the top New York City brokers. An early adopter of industry technology, she’s been a champion for elevating the real estate profession and the client experience throughout her career. Well-known by the New York press community, often sought out for comment and opinion on various industry matters,Toni’s standing within the industry stems from her passion for her clients and New York City’s diverse communities, and her steadfast commitment to growth and advancement, both personally and professionally.

toni@compass.com

TERRENCE HARDING
Compass

When it comes to selling your property or purchasing a new one, Terrence Harding gels seamlessly with a diverse array of real estate clients and customers because of the strong connections and vast experience he's gained throughout his illustrious career. A prominent rapper in the music industry as a main member of Christopher "Notorious B.I.G" Wallace's rap group Junior Mafia, Terrence earned his way to stardom first as a performer, then as a real estate specialist. To expand his accomplishments, Terrence took his interpersonal, organizational and negotiating savvy "on the road" once more and embraced real estate full force. He became a top producer in real estate instantly, plus has helped A-list entertainment industry professionals and top sports figures find wonderful spaces for both residential and commercial purposes. Being a native of Brooklyn enables Terrence to enjoy the best of most worlds working with Manhattan and Brooklyn-based clients, as well as foreign investors who relate to his worldly travels and seasoned experience. He has an incredible ability to get the desired results. This personable, loyal, service-driven, and detail-oriented professional goes above and beyond for his discerning clientele, making every aspect of their real estate endeavors enjoyable and rewarding. Currently, Terrence resides in a wonderful brownstone home in Park Slope. He is also an active community member who contributes extensively to worthwhile causes for kids and cleanliness of the local environment. Outside of work, he enjoys meditating, reading, dancing and travel whenever time allows.

terrence.harding@compass.com

DIANE JOHNSON
Douglas Elliman

Diane Johnson has delivered excellence in service and top sales performance to the New York City real estate market since joining Elliman in 2005. In 2021, Diane was ranked the #3 Manhattan Agent based on GCI and the #2 Agent in Transactions out of all Douglas Elliman NYC brokers. Additionally, Diane was ranked in the 2021 The Real Deal top 50 Manhattan brokers by closed sales volume totally over $95M. To date, she has a closed sales volume of over half a billion dollars. Diane is consistently in the top 2% companywide, having been honored the Chairman’s Circle awards ranging from Pinnacle to Gold. In 2020 she was recognized in The Wall Street Journal Real Trends ranking as a broker in the one-half of the 1% of real estate professionals nationwide.
Diane is a trustworthy and highly respected professional, making buying and selling real estate a seamless process that has earned her the veneration from her peers and a much-coveted loyal following. Her seasoned knowledge and unique ability to partner with an elite clientele have proved evident in closed transactions in the luxury market throughout the city. From lofts in SoHo, to white-glove apartments on Fifth Avenue and Central Park West, and magnificent townhouses both uptown and downtown.

djohnson@elliman.com

AMY KATCHER
The Corcoran Group

Amy Katcher is one of the most knowledgeable, well-connected brokers in Manhattan. She has sold over $1 billion in real estate and earned widespread recognition for her results. Amy was cited as a Top 150 Agent in the USA in The Wall Street Journal, is consistently recognized in Corcoran award circles for her multimillion dollar deals, and is consistently a member of its President's Council. Amy brings an encyclopedic knowledge of the city to sellers and buyers cultivated over 30 years in real estate.Born and raised on Central Park West, she is intimately familiar with all unique Manhattan neighborhoods. Amy can innately view a property from both its personal perspective as a "home," and from the financial angle of portfolio expansion. Buyers benefit from her talent for synthesizing information and transforming their dreams into the tangible reality of a new home. Sellers rely on her expertise in crafting the ideal marketing plan with attention to every detail, from pricing to closing.
Amy has sold luxury real estate in some of Manhattan's most storied and desirable buildings. She is highly respected for her ability to streamline deals as well as decode floor plans and complex financial documents with ease. Also key to her success are the strong relationships she has forged with her clients, and her industry peers.
A working mother who has served on various boards, Amy is a valuable resource for her clients on everything from schools to New York City history. She is a lifelong New Yorker and passionate advocate for her hometown, Manhattan.

amy.katcher@corcoran.com

DAVID KORNMEIER
Brown Harris Stevens

With over 16 years of experience at Brown Harris Stevens, David Kornmeier is a consistent top producer, ranked multiple times as one of Manhattan’s top 10 brokers and multiple times as one of the top 50 agents in the nation by The Wall Street Journal/ Real Trends. David has established himself as a creative and meticulous broker, closing many complex transactions all over Manhattan. A majority of David’s business comes from repeat clients and referrals. His strong referral network is one of the reasons that David was the youngest top producer in the history of the firm. Sellers and buyers appreciate David's value-added approach. Utilizing his comprehensive knowledge of zoning regulations, landmark policy, violations, landlord/tenant laws, estate matters and renovation/layout choices, David helps clients reach an empowered and informed decision.

dkornmeier@bhsusa.com

DEANNA KORY
The Corcoran Group

Deanna Kory has distinguished herself as one of the leading agents in Manhattan overall as well as continuously ranking among the top 3 brokers in sales volume within The Corcoran Group. With over 32 years of experience in the real estate industry, Deanna Kory has built a reputation as a hard-working broker with the intellect, knowledge, sensitivity, and expertise to assist all of her clients in realizing their real estate goals. She has a predominantly referral-based clientele which is a testament to these attributes. Along with her team, Deanna has sold well over $1.5 billion of residential real estate in Manhattan in the last decade alone and her team has grown over the years to become a unified and strong presence throughout the city. From East Side to West Side, Downtown to Uptown, the team has first-hand knowledge of all of Manhattan’s varied markets.

dek@corcoran.com

LISA LIPPMAN
Brown Harris Stevens

#1 Broker at Brown Harris Stevens for the Last 6 Years
Delivering unparalleled service and results with the ultimate level of discretion, care, and knowledge, Lisa has established herself within the highest caliber of New York City real estate. With over 24 years of industry experience and consistently one of the top-producing agents in Manhattan and the nation, Lisa specializes in helping discerning clientele buy and sell high-end cooperatives, condominiums, and townhomes throughout Manhattan. Buyers and sellers seek her out for her exceptional marketing skills, laser focus, incredible memory, and personal attention to every detail important to them. In addition to her exceptional resale business, Lisa also actively works with developers and sponsors, who similarly seek her out for her comprehensive knowledge of current market conditions and trends affecting market value— knowledge Lisa has cultivated from successfully working with buyers and sellers day after day. In her work with developers and sponsors, Lisa has successfully launched, marketed, and sold out some of the most exciting new development and conversion projects.
In real estate—as in her previous career as a successful lawyer—Lisa focuses on her clients’ interests, prioritizing their privacy and ensuring they achieve their goals. With an outstanding record of achievement, Lisa wholeheartedly welcomes the challenge of providing complete client satisfaction. Even in tougher markets, she excels at smoothly navigating clients through any roadblock that arises, all the way to a successful closing. It is because of Lisa’s honesty, integrity, and extensive knowledge of properties and the nuances of a transaction combined with her dedication to her clients’ success, that they choose to work with her time and time again.

llippman@bhsusa.com

HEATHER MCDONOUGH DOMI , CHAIRPERSON
Compass

Heather McDonough, a founding partner of the McDonough Hershkowitz Team at Compass, has over 17 years of real estate experience in the Manhattan and Miami luxury markets. Heather and her partner, Henry Hershkowitz, have collectively sold more than $1 billion in residential real estate in New York City and are consistently ranked in the top 1% nationally by the Wall Street Journal Real Trends and within the top 30 in NYC. Having worked alongside the most exclusive developers to create, market and sell cutting-edge properties at the maximum price, Heather draws from her new development skill-set for strategic product positioning, innovative marketing, strong analytical analysis and expert negotiations to benefit her clients’ buying and selling needs. In addition to a robust resale business, she has managed sales for Related Companies at 520 W 28th by Zaha Hadid, Soho Mews and 15 William Street. She’s been recognized for her work in many local and national publications.

heather@compass.com

SEAN MURPHY TURNER
Stribling at Compass

Sean Murphy Turner, Member, Chairman's Circle at Stribling & Associates, has been selling dramatic lofts, townhouses and some of the most sought after homes in most dynamic neighborhoods of Manhattan and Brooklyn since 1994. A top producer at Stribling with over 1 billion in sales, Sean has compiled an impressive list of satisfied clients and record-breaking transactions earning a top 5% ranking nationwide by the Wall Street Journal and ranked #15 for individual sales in recent years. She is a frequent panelist and often quoted in industry-related publications such as NY Times, Curbed, The Real Deal,and NY Observer. As a fifth child of ten children, Sean has negotiated since birth. She is a creative problem-solver and works diligently with clients and peers to develop long-standing relationships based on trust, hard work and knowledge. Working closely with developers, Sean brings great skill for conceptualizing a project, devising innovative marketing schemes, and to advise on floor plans, design, amenities, and pricing strategies. While maintaining a strong resale business, Sean is currently Director of Sales for 570 Broome Street, a 25-story luxury condominium in Soho.

sturner@stribling.com

DANA POWER
The Corcoran Group

An expert on penthouses, new developments and other luxury homes, Dana Power has earned a reputation as a top-selling broker in New York's high-end market over the past decade. Known for her perfectionist work ethic and exceptional customer service, Dana's long list of elite clients includes CEO's, celebrities, designers and other high profile individuals. Dana has fostered strong relationships with developers and investors who keep her abreast of the new development pipeline, and has become known for bringing qualified buyers to prestigious new projects in the earliest stages. Dana's most notable transaction to date recently set a record below 14th street, representing the buyer of Penthouse North at 160 Leroy Street for $43.5M. Dana is extremely well versed in the real estate market throughout Manhattan, with a particular expertise in Downtown neighborhoods such as the West Village, Soho, Tribeca, Chelsea and Flatiron.

dana.power@corcoran.com

JEREMY STEIN
Sotheby’s International Realty

Known as one of the top real estate professionals at Sotheby’s International Realty, Jeremy Stein is a co-founder of The Stein Team which continually ranks within the top 1% of Sotheby’s International Realty brokers nationwide and consistently sells in excess of $100,000,000 annually. Throughout his career, Jeremy and his team have been repeatedly recognized as the #1 Producing Sales Team for Sotheby’s International Realty, Inc. in New York City, a Top 5 Sales Team companywide and a Top 75 Team in the United States by The Wall Street Journal. They have been featured in publications such as The New York Times, New York Daily News, The Wall Street Journal, The Real Deal, The New York Post and Avenue Magazine. Specialties: Downtown, Upper East Side, Upper West Side; Townhouses, Cooperatives, & Condominiums.

jeremy.stein@sothebyshomes.com

LEONARD STEINBERG , VICE CHAIRPERSON
Compass

Leonard Steinberg is the Chief Evangelist of Compass and an active real estate broker with 20+ years experience marketing high-end New York real estate. Before joining Compass in 2014, Leonard was consistently one of the top-producing agents at Douglas Elliman. With sales surpassing several billion dollars, Leonard leads the direction for Compass that is now a nationally recognized brand with 6,000+ agents and employees. Leonard leads his own team, which is consistently ranked among the top teams nationally. He publishes a monthly newsletter, LUXURYLETTER.com, a popular and widely-read publication now celebrating its 14th anniversary. He has represented and helped formulate some of the most iconic residential buildings in New York City designed by architects such as Tado Ando, Lord Norman Foster, Annabelle Selldorf and Lord Richard Rogers.

ls@compass.com

PHILIP TABOR
The Corcoran Group

Philip is a top producer and was a constitutive member of a top-grossing team in Manhattan. He is grateful for his many local and global clients who trust him with their most important assets. Philip enjoys a solid reputation among clients and brokers alike with his core principles of integrity, congeniality and professionalism. Having represented some of the most sophisticated and demanding sellers, buyers and new development sponsors, he is best known for his sharpened business sense, relaxed and comfortable demeanor, strong intuition, honesty and the highest level of discretion. Living in New York for 25 years and spending many of those years in the real estate industry has naturally shaped his ability to comfortably guide and represent the most private of individuals through their buying and selling process. Philip approaches both his work and life with down-to-earth intelligence, passion and humor.

philip.tabor@corcoran.com

CATHY TAUB , CHAIRPERSON
Sotheby’s International Realty

Cathy Taub is a Senior Global Real Estate Advisor, Associate Broker, with Sotheby’s International Realty with over $1.9 billion in career sales and 16+ years of experience. Cathy is a top 25 agent within Sotheby’s International Realty nationwide and consistently ranks in the top 1% of all agents countrywide. Cathy’s clients benefit from her years in law practice—as a detail-oriented, creative dealmaker, negotiator and problem solver, she has established important relationships based on trust andrespect among clients and industry peers. Highly regarded within the brokerage community, Cathy is a frequent industry panelist and her opinion is often sought by the press. Her expertise also extends to the new development arena; she has extensive experience with the early stage planning, marketing and sales of new condominiums. She is currently involved with the sales and marketing at the highly anticipated condominium conversion of Tamarkin Co.’s 555 West End Avenue.

cathy.taub@sothebyshomes.com

LEILA YUSUF
Stribling at Compass

Leila is a Manhattan resident who takes great pride in her profession, providing clients with the highest level of discretion, trust and loyalty, plus a vast knowledge of today's unique market. Over her 12-year real estate career, Leila is responsible for over $70 Million in transactions,condos, townhouse, co-ops and New development. As a seller's agent, Leila provides a marketing service that is both unique and effective, embrace the digital age, enhancing the exposure the property, and thereby maximizing the best price. Her clientele ranges from first-time sellers to seasoned multiple-dwelling owners multi-million dollar homes. As a buyer's agent, listening skills, patience, honesty and attention to detail is the key to keep your customers loyal and help them realize their dreams. She always tells her buyers I want you to sleep well at night never have to regret anything…being herself, and putting her client first. She is a skillful negotiator and a talented, hardworking individual who has earned not only outstanding results for her clients, but has also secured an excellent reputation within the real estate industry. Recent New Development Project "Tribeca" Acquisition: $10 Million and anticipated project sellout $34 Million. Leila recognizes that buying or selling a home is not only a personal and emotional experience, but in many cases the single most important financial decisions one can make. She helps ease this process by being herself. Leila was born and raised in Kenya and came to America at age 19 to attend the University of Massachusetts, where she studied hospitality and management. Before entering the real estate industry, Leila had a very successful career in the restaurant business where she has worked in management for well-known chefs Jeffrey Zakarian and Jean-Georges Vongerichen. Also, she is an owner of a few restaurants chain. When not with clients, she is a proud mother and loves running, hiking great peaks around the world, sailing, spinning, skydiving, cooking, traveling and yoga. She is currently working with IT-Project, an organization whose mission is to provide digital education resources to public schools in Kenya.

lyusuf@compass.com