Best Real Estate Agents in New York City

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.

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


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


Doug Perlson

Doug Perlson is a real estate broker and the founder and CEO of RealDirect, a real estate marketing platform and brokerage firm that serves clients in Manhattan. He specializes in residential and commercial property sales consulting, property management, and relocation services. Mr. Person holds a law degree from Emory University School of Law and is a practicing real estate attorney. He's also a member of the Real Estate Board of New York.

79 Madison Ave # 2
New York, NY 10016


George Herrera

George Herrera is a co-owner and the listing specialist of Queens Home Team with Keller Williams Realty Landmark II and serves clients in Queens, New York. He has worked in real estate since 2008 and focuses on assisting sellers with residential properties. George, who is bilingual in Spanish and English, studies market trends on a daily basis to provide reliable forecasts. He describes his perspective as working in the service industry and specializing in real estate.

7525 31st Ave
East Elmhurst, NY 11370


Itzel Machado

Itzel Machado is a broker manager with NYC Closing Agents Realty for Estates Prime Realty LLC who helps clients in the New York City metro area. She has more than 13 years of experience and specializes in representing first-time home buyers, single and multi-family homes, commercial, investment, and vacation properties. Ms. Machado uses her knowledge and communication skills to connect buyers and sellers. She's also the author of several real estate books and is fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.

28 Prince St # 32
Elizabeth, NJ 7208


Judy Markowitz

Judy Markowitz is a broker and the owner of the Energized Realty Group in neighborhoods throughout Queens, New York. She has over 32 years of experience and focuses on appraisals, luxury residential sales, investment properties, and short sales in the Bayside, College Point, Flushing, Fresh Meadows, Hollis, Jamaica, Little Neck, Oakland Gardens, and Whitestone neighborhoods. Ms. Markowitz is a certified residential specialist, a certified distressed properties expert, a Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI), and a senior real estate specialist.

2704 Francis Lewis Blvd
Flushing, NY 11358


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


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


Michael Galicia

Michael Galicia is a Realtor with Century 21 American Homes in New York, New York. He is commercial and investment real estate certified, serving both buyers and sellers. Michael is also committed to assisting military personnel to relocate and educating retired service members about the benefits of VA loans. He has over 20 years of marketing experience and utilizes social media, local newspaper listings, and meetings at open houses to promote investment properties.

2911 Long Beach Rd
Oceanside, NY 11572


Michael Rossi

Michael Rossi is the CEO and managing broker of Elegran Real Estate in New York, New York. He takes a team approach to residential real estate, retaining a diverse group of agents to assist buyers and sellers. Michael aims to elevate New York's real estate industry with sustainable development and is a certified EcoBroker. He uses an in-house marketing team to promote listings, and his clients include individuals with high net worth, as well as hedge funds and major corporations.

5 Bryant Park
New York, NY 10018


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


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


Tyler Whitman

Tyler Whitman is a real estate agent and sales lead of The Whitman Team at TripleMint in New York City, New York, and has over a decade of experience. Along with his team, Tyler assists clients with buying, selling, and renting residential properties. Agents with TripleMint are incentivized by customer satisfaction, and The Whitman Team takes this value seriously, making each transaction fun and efficient. They use high definition videos and take a friendly approach to marketing to attract buyers.

220 W 42nd St # 22
New York, NY 10036


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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