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Best Real Estate Agents in New York City
2021

Why These Real Estate Agents?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored New York City Real Estate Agents on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Alejandra Fermin

Alejandra Fermin is a real estate broker and the owner of Empire Fine Homes who has more than 16 years of experience representing clients in the New York, New York, metro area. She's a seller representative specialist, and she focuses on residential sales, investment properties, luxury homes, and relocation services. Ms. Fermin works with a full team, including another broker and additional staff, which allows her to give her complete attention to helping clients find and sell real estate.

9805 Astoria Blvd
East Elmhurst, NY 11369

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Corey Craig

Corey Craig is a Realtor for Keller Williams Realty Liberty who represents clients in the New York City metro area. He focuses on helping first-time homebuyers secure single and multi-family homes in neighborhoods throughout Brooklyn, Jamaica, Rosedale, Springfield Gardens, and Ozone Park. Mr. Craig uses his negotiation skills and market expertise to match buyers with the property that fits their needs, and he helps sellers with pre-sale preparations for a quick sale that meets or exceeds their asking price.

9610 101st Ave
Ozone Park, NY 11416

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Ellen Kapit

Ellen Kapit—a Sotheby’s International real estate agent, a global real estate advisor, and an associate broker—has been serving buyers and sellers in New York City for over 15 years. She has extensive knowledge in New York City luxury real estate and has worked with high-profile clients, from actors and artists to executives, relocating to a new place. Ellen uses her background as an executive at a major advertising firm to market her exclusive properties using digital marketing strategies involving videos and social media.

149 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10011

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Lily Sanders

Lily Sanders is a real estate professional in New York City. Sanders offers services to clients who want to sell their residential properties, especially single-family homes. She also acts as a liaison between the homeowners and the agents during transactions. Sanders and her team at The Executive Group Realty discuss with clients potential market values and prepare the properties for sale. They also assist clients throughout the transaction process, from concept to closing of deals. Sanders is also an expert in distressed real properties and foreclosures.

260 Hawkins Ave
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

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Maureen Folan

Maureen Folan is a broker and the owner of the Maureen Folan Real Estate Group who has more than 21 years of experience representing clients in Queens, New York. She specializes in single and multi-family properties in the bayside, Flushing, Oakland Gardens, Whitestone, and Fresh Meadows neighborhoods. Ms. Folan is a lifelong resident of Queens and uses her marketing degree and knowledge of the local communities to help sellers quickly connect with buyers and get their asking price.

17224 46th Ave
Flushing, NY 11358

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Melanie Kishk

Melanie Kishk is a real estate broker and the owner of Melanie Kishk Realty at Century 21. She has over 19 years of experience serving clients throughout the New York, New York, metro area and specializes in short sales, commercial properties, and property management. Ms. Kishk focuses on high-end, luxury single, and multi-family properties in Brooklyn. She works with a large team and uses her knowledge of the New York real estate market to help clients make informed sales.

436 Avenue P
Brooklyn, NY 11223

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Reese Kenchen

Reese Kenchen is the primary broker, owner, and CEO of Fave Realty Inc. who represents buyers and sellers throughout the New York, New York, metro area. He specializes in residential and commercial sales, relocation, and financing. Mr. Kenchen also handles foreclosures, new home sales, and investment properties. He has four office locations across the city for his client's convenience and answers his phone personally.

117 S 4th St # 205
New Hyde Park, NY 11040

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Rula Baki

Rula Baki is a Realtor at Gale Sotheby's International Realty, serving Bayside, Manhasset, and Whitestone in New York. She is a devoted buyer's and listing agent of residential and commercial properties and aims to make each transaction stress-free. As a certified luxury home marketing specialist and accredited staging professional for real estate, she is equipped to meet the needs of sellers with upscale properties. Rula has an MBA in marketing and believes her business experience is an asset to clients.

3516 B Francis Lewis Blvd
Flushing, NY 11358

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Sotheby's International Realty

Celeste Pandhi is a licensed associate real estate broker at Sotheby's International Realty. From her office in downtown Manhattan, she provides her services to luxury home owners and buyers in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Long Island. She works closely with prospective buyers to access some of the most coveted properties in the city.Pandhi has been in real estate since 2013. She is an expert in the local real estate market, especially when it comes to New York City luxury properties.

149 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10010

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The Modern Agent

The Modern Agent offers real estate services to clients in New York City. Agent and company owner Mukul "Micky" Lalchandani is committed to helping residents buy and sell modern homes through a streamlined process that is responsive, clear, honest, and client-centered. He caters to clients that value smart design and seek homes with remarkable architecture and environment-friendly features. Since 2019, The Modern Agent has been promoting LEED-certified homes, advocating for renewable energy, and practicing sustainable living.

211 East 43rd Street
New York, NY 10017

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William Bolls

William Bolls is a broker and the lead for the WKB Team with The Compass Group with more than 15 years of experience representing buyers and sellers throughout the New York, New York, metro area. He specializes in high-end, single, and multi-family residential properties with a focus on real estate in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Mr. Bolls is a certified negotiation expert, a certified buyer representative, and a New York residential specialist.

10 E 53rd St # 5
New York, NY 10022

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