TOWN Residential, New York’s leading luxury real estate services firm, congratulates Danny Davis,Susan Green, Anouk Nora, Judi Lederer, Dana Power, Claudia Saez-Fromm, Roberto Cabrera and Stephen Ferrara – each named one of America’s top real estate professionals by REAL Trends, as advertised in The Wall Street Journal. The elite group joins the ranks of the top one half of 1 percent of more than 1,100,000 real estate professionals nationwide as the newest members of the “The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals,” a prestigious national awards ranking sponsored annually by the two respected publications. REAL Trends America's Best Real Estate Agents rankings will be released in July.
The Thousand real estate professionals was announced on June 26, 2015, with four separate categories honoring the top 250 residential agents and agent teams for excellence in:
Individual Sales Professionals—Sales volume
Individual Sales Professionals—Transaction sides (in each real estate transaction, there are two sides that can be represented by a real estate agent: a buyer’s and a seller’s.)
Team Professionals—Sales volume
Team Professionals—Transaction sides
For the first time, REAL Trends has added two new categories to The Thousand ranking based off of average sales price. Like the other categories in The Thousand, both of these are broken down into the top 250 residential agents and agent teams for excellence in:
Individual Sales Professionals – Average Sales Price
Team Professionals – Average Sales Price
“I am so proud of this elite group of TOWN Representatives – they are consummate professionals who have well-earned reputations for delivering impeccable service with unwavering dedication and integrity,” said Andrew Heiberger, founder and CEO of TOWN Residential.
According to The Thousand:
Danny Davis had sales volume totaling $162,101,000 as well as an individual average sales price of $4,502,805, ranking him 46th and 205th respectively nationwide;
Susan Green had sales volume totaling $75,070,333, ranking her 213 nationwide;
Anouk Nora had an individual average sales price of $13,757,500, ranking her 25 nationwide;
Judi Lederer had an individual average sales price of $7,924,642, ranking her 79 nationwide;
Dana Power had an individual average sales price of $5,915,000, ranking her 125 nationwide;
Claudia Saez-Fromm had an individual average sales price of $4,796,666, ranking her 181 nationwide;
Roberto Cabrera had an individual average sales price of $4,350,500, ranking him 228 nationwide;
Stephen Ferrara had an individual average sales price of $4,253,500, ranking him 237 nationwide
The complete ranking of The Thousand can be found at: www.thethousandrealestateprofessionals.com
Serving a diverse clientele from financial moguls to big-name entertainers and many others, Danny Davis has achieved highly coveted success in his more than 15 years in the Manhattan real estate business, recognized as a top producer since year one.
Danny is a rare breed of broker who is revered and sought by clients and colleagues for his market expertise and innovative marketing of downtown's most distinctive properties. He has a well-earned reputation within the industry as a skillful marketer and expert negotiator who facilitates successful deals, and exceeds his discerning clientele's expectations.
Susan Green has been a New York City broker for many years with a degree of professionalism, skill and competence that is rivaled by few. With extensive experience and pronounced success in all aspects of real estate, Susan has represented buyers, sellers, renters as well as high end new developments such as One Madison Park and 33 Vestry at the top firms in Manhattan. Her skill-set and contributions are all-encompassing; often participating in every aspect from interaction with the architects, marketing, public relations, sales and follow up with a wide network of buyers.
Susan has found that experiences gained on Wall Street as a corporate bond broker have meshed very well with the intricacies and pace of the New York City real estate world. Susan is regarded by clients and colleagues alike as a dedicated service provider and a sharp negotiator who knows how to care for customers as well as how to close deals.
Former film producer Anouk Nora transferred her unique cinematic sense to real estate with immediate success. Ten days after obtaining her real estate license, Anouk sold her first property: a $27,000,000 former Con Edison building that will soon become a stunning East Village gallery or museum. Understanding the narrative of physical space helps Anouk to unlock hidden values, spot unseen market opportunities and ultimately realize real estate's best potential to buyer and seller alike. Years of international film finance and production deal-making give her special prowess in overcoming obstacles and closing deals.
Born in Rochester, educated in Paris and New York, Anouk was also a longtime resident of La Samanna Hotel in St Martin, the French West Indies -- the first five-star hotel in the Caribbean, built in 1973 by her father.
Anouk's career has spanned production of many award-winning music videos for stars like George Michael, C&C Music Factory, and Aretha Franklin, and commercials for clients such as Coke and Levi's. She went on to produce four feature films, and has worked with exacting partners like Martin Scorsese, Oliver Stone and Abel Ferrara.
As a seasoned luxury residential specialist, Judi Lederer works with buyers and sellers all across Manhattan, and has closed successful deals in many of the city's most distinguished buildings. Her professional prowess is complemented by her personal experience as a lifelong New Yorker who knows every neighborhood intimately. This invaluable knowledge allows her to expertly and expeditiously meet the needs of every unique client she represents.
Judi believes that conducting business with honesty and integrity is key to ensuring that every buyer and seller walks away satisfied. Her proven reputation for getting deals done and strong relationships with her industry colleagues are testaments to her fine work. However the greatest compliment of all for Judi is the repeat business and referrals she enjoys from loyal clients, which are the basis for her ongoing success.
Prior to selling real estate, Judi worked in the art world both for galleries and as an art dealer for 20 years. Her longtime passion for real estate resulted in her transition into the business in 2006.
An expert on penthouses, new developments and other luxury homes, Dana Power has earned a record as a top-selling broker in New York's high-end market. Known for her perfectionist work ethic and exceptional customer service, Dana's long list of elite clients includes CEOs, celebrities, designers, actors and other high-profile individuals. Additionally, Dana has worked with well-known clients in the commercial real estate world, including art galleries, high-end fashion boutiques, wine bars, specialty dining, and building investors. She is very knowledgeable of the best locations for any type of business, and regardless of industry she can provide a perfect match to a client's request.
A resident of Greenwich Village, Dana has lived in several different NYC neighborhoods and is extremely well versed in the real estate market throughout Manhattan, with a particular expertise in Downtown neighborhoods such as Soho, Tribeca, West Village, Chelsea and Flatiron. Throughout her years in the industry, Dana has fostered strong relationships with developers and investors who keep her abreast of the new development pipeline, while she has become known for bringing qualified buyers to prestigious new projects in the earliest stages. Dana works closely with each and every client, providing all of the tools and data they need to purchase or sell their homes, guiding them from start to finish.
An entrepreneur, innovator, and singularly successful salesperson, Claudia Saez-Fromm combines an accomplished track record in high-end New York City real estate with an affable personality and friendly approach. Claudia's in-depth understanding of not only the real estate market, but also the day-to-day lifestyle of New Yorkers, allows her to always find the right fit for each customer. Clients consistently appreciate her individual attention and commitment to delivering results, no matter how large or small the job.
After launching her real estate career in New York City in 2001, Claudia quickly garnered a reputation as an outstanding broker. In 2003, she cofounded and managed a prominent real estate firm with her husband and partner Mark David Fromm. Under their leadership, the firm grew from three agents to over 100, earning a standing as one of NYC's top companies and overseeing 9,611 transactions across the course of a decade. As Chief Operating Officer Claudia was integral in merging the firm's divisions into one hybrid agency, directing its goals, brand and vision, and implementing innovative management and marketing strategies. After owning a successful real estate venture for 10 years, Claudia has a unique ability to appreciate every angle of the business.
With over 15 years of experience, Roberto Cabrera has earned the confidence of countless clients who have entrusted me with their varying real estate needs. This has enabled him to build a thriving business on referrals and repeat clients, each of whom credit his straight-forward and honest approach for their continued loyalty. He has also gained the respect of industry colleagues and is recognized for his willingness to roll up his sleeves and jump into the trenches. Roberto believes that there is no better way to educate yourself than getting out there and seeing every property you can, increasing the likelihood of identifying that perfect home.
An innovative marketer, Roberto believes in a collaborative approach to selling, as many of the best ideas come from the sellers with first hand experiences of the special home. Time and time again, Roberto’s approach proves that collective innovation allows for creativity and results, while ultimately leading to meticulous implementation and execution to deliver what each seller expects and deserves.
A self-starter with several years' success in hospitality under his belt and a continuing commitment to client satisfaction, Stephen Ferrara is a true real estate professional who guarantees results. In his first year with TOWN Residential, Stephen was nominated for both Deal of the Year and Rookie of the Year. He has vast market knowledge of the various Manhattan neighborhoods, having lived in many of them including virtually every neighborhood below 30th Street. "Manhattan is unlike anywhere else in the world," Stephen explains. "With so many different submarkets, each having its own personality and charm, it is an exceptional place to explore real estate with clients from all walks of life." Like any good real estate professional, Stephen understands the importance of providing clients as much market analysis as possible and evaluating exactly how far their budgets can go. In his eyes, this is the first of many steps in ensuring that he is always protecting their best interests.
Through his extensive former experience working with high-end clientele and luxury brands, Stephen understands what it takes to deliver extraordinary client service. From premier hotels such as the Peninsula to leading entertainment pioneers such as the EMM Group, his exposure to some of the preeminent marketing and sales professionals in the world has proven to be an ideal primer for Stephen before his successful transition into New York real estate.
About The Thousand: This awards program was developed jointly by WSJ.Custom Studios (and is not affiliated with the Editorial Department) and REAL Trends, a leading source of analysis and information for the residential real estate brokerage industry. REAL Trends The Thousand honors America’s elite real estate agents and their companies and is compiled and analyzed by REAL Trendswith a special ad section included in The Wall Street Journal.