Need a broker? If you’re looking to buy or rent a house or apartment in New York, we’ve got a few suggestions for LGBT Friendly real estate agents who can help you find a home. Featured neighborhoods in Manhattan: Greenwich Village, the Upper West Side, Gramercy Park, Harlem. Additional neighborhoods featured include Hudson Valley, the Hamptons (Dune Road, East Quogue to Remsenburg).
Our Picks of LGBT Friendly Real Estate Brokers in NY
The Corcoran Group
524 Broadway, 3rd Floor
New York, NY
David’s last name, Bonavita, of Italian origin, translates to “good life.” His namesake is his daily reminder to live a good life every day through his actions, how he lives, where he lives, and the people with whom he chooses to surround himself. Just as much, David wants a good life for his clients as well, and feels honored to help them find a home they love for that purpose.
“I serve each of my real estate clients with dedication, respect, guidance and knowledge. My relationships with them are invaluable to me, and having their trust is the greatest compliment. Although I work with properties, servicing clients is truly the business that I am in, and I take that responsibility seriously from beginning to end of our journey together. Hopefully, the bond that forms will last a lifetime, and they will always call upon me as their needs and lifestyles change.”
David is well trained to listen to his client, clearly identify, articulate and define their goals and objectives, then translate that into an actionable result-driven plan. Having lived in Manhattan for 22 years, and as a co-op owner and board member for many years, he brings unique neighborhood insight and a residential perspective to the process of buying or renting.
90 Hudson Street
New York, NY
These best describe Armanda’s approach to real estate – and to life. Her background gives her a unique perspective in New York City real estate: she grew up in a United Nations family, relocating around the world with her father’s assignments. Finding a home is her life-experience, and thus she is especially sensitive to the needs and emotions of people in transition, whether buying or selling a home.
Based at Elliman’s West Village office at 137 Waverly Place, Squad, as she is often called, has been a top producer in New York City for 19 years, working in all Manhattan neighborhoods. Previously in Elliman’s Tribeca office, she was one of the top two agents there since 2010. She is an Associate Broker at Douglas Elliman, a global real estate firm providing New York City clients with local, national, and international exposure. She is experienced in the gamut of manners of how real estate is best provided to clients. She is also a REBNY certified New York Real Estate Specialist.
Before real estate, Armanda spent almost 20 years in corporate America. She provides practical and easy solutions to questions about budget, availability, location, property standards, and timing.
DeWayne A. Powell — Town Residential, LLC
33 Irving Place
New York, NY
For DeWayne A. Powell, real estate is the perfect combination of business, aesthetics, and emotion. He takes great pride in serving the needs of his clients with an unwavering focus on knowledge, integrity, and unerring customer service.
Both affable and meticulous, DeWayne has a careful approach to client service that is informed by his more than 25 years of experience in real estate, law, and the financial services industry. Whether creating the optimal marketing plan for sellers or patiently listening to the needs of buyers, DeWayne is focused on achieving his clients’ real estate objectives and deftly guiding them through the frequently daunting marketplace. And, he does this all with an eye towards offering complete customer satisfaction and building lasting relationships. “I get great satisfaction out of matching buyers and sellers with one another, he says.
In addition to his block-by-block knowledge of New York City, particularly the Upper West Side, DeWayne is especially skilled at working with non-U.S. residents seeking property investments in the New York area and in advising city residents looking to invest in the Hudson Valley, where he owns a weekend home.
Carol Friedman – Nest Seekers International
415 Madison Avenue
New York, NY
Carol found the perfect career selling New York City real-estate; with her love and knowledge of New York, there can be no better choice. Carol is one of Nest Seekers’ top brokers and has over 15 years of experience.
She has lived abroad and created an international sales and merchandising company, putting her on the path to success. Carol possesses more than 20 years of sales and negotiating expertise–dealing and working with international companies. Through Carol’s previous business, she has acquired a client base of international investors.
Carol is dedicated to her buyers and sellers. Her clients benefit from her diligent and determined approach to business; she understands the responsibility that is placed in her hands and takes this very seriously. She is client focused, result driven, and marketing savvy. Often referred to as “professional, honorable and a person with integrity”, Carol is recognized for her exceptional sales ability, market knowledge, and personal dedication to her clients.
2488 Main Street
For more than two decades, Enzo Morabito has successfully helped sellers, buyers, renters, investors and the Hamptons’ top builders and land developers with their complete real estate needs in the Sagaponack, Bridgehampton, East Hampton and Montauk area. Five years ago, Enzo Morabito saw the potential west of the Shinnecock Canal and opened an office and team in Westhampton Beach, quickly dominating that market and competition with a specialty in Dune Road and luxury waterfront sales from East Quogue to Remsenburg.
No other real estate broker east or west of the Shinnecock Canal can offer the same white glove, synergistic team approach. No other broker has the same in-depth knowledge of the Hamptons inventory and market place. No other broker can offer sellers the same budget-rich advertising and marketing programs—from full-page ads in the New York Post and real estate magazines to targeted internet campaigns and widespread PR exposure. No other broker has the same network of qualified buyers. Simply put, no other broker can offer the same RESULTS.
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Last modified: July 17, 2018