Stephanie Garbarini Named Vice President of Marketing at Douglas Elliman

Stephanie Garbarini

Stephanie Garbarini

Douglas Elliman, has announced that Stephanie Garbarini, a marketing leader and branding specialist, has been named the firm’s new Vice President of Marketing. In this role, she will b eresponsible for the strategic leadership of Elliman’s fully-integrated national marketing program, and will be the force behind brand creation, brand management and market positioning.

“We are tremendously impressed with Stephanie’s extraordinary talents and her commitment to delivering best-in-class client service,”said Scott Durkin, president and COO of the firm. “She is a powerful marketer and branding expert and her work includes the creation and implementation of many successful campaigns.  We know she will be a tremendous leader and asset to our agents.”

Garbarini’s passion for customer centricity and branded experiences began during her tenure at Chicago’s Regent property, where she was focused on reinventing sales enablement and building  brand loyalty. Her career path led her back to New York City and into the world of retail where she quickly established herself as a digital expert who embraced the power of analytics to help drive decision making across strategy and media. Her New York City tenure includes notable contributions to J. Crew, Liz Claiborne, Barneys, and most recently, the Ascena Retail Group.

“Stephanie’s focus throughout her career has been at the crossroads of fashion, real estate and hospitality,” said Howard M. Lorber, executive chairman of Douglas Elliman Realty, LLC. “This background brings a unique and strategic vision to our brand. We are very happy to have her on board at Elliman.”

“I’m so excited to be a part of the Douglas Elliman family and for the opportunity to work with this powerful global brand,” said Garbarini. “I have always had a passion for real estate, and I look forward to bringing my strengths, knowledge and relationships to the firm. There is so much creative talent here in the marketing division, and I couldn’t not be happier to take on this new challenge.”

Garbarini is an avid runner who also enjoys traveling with her family. She lives in Bronxville and the North Fork of Long Island with her husband and two sons.

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Broker Marcos G. Cohen Launches New Digital Film

Marcos G. Cohen

Marcos G. Cohen

Douglas Elliman Real Estate, announces that top broker Marcos G. Cohen has launched a digital marketing film, showcasing his knowledge and expertise about the landscape of New York City, be it the city’s architecture, treasured locations and especially, its residential real estate. Cohen, a native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, moved to New York City at the age of 22, and began his career at Elliman in 1994. He has been a consistent top-producer ever since he joined the company three decades ago, servicing local, domestic and international clients.

In 2019, Cohen was the tenth highest ranking individual at Douglas Elliman. He was the top ranked individual agent in 2010, 2012 and 2014 and second ranked in 2015 among 7,000 real estate professionals company-wide.

“No two customers are the same, and I use my skills and personality to provide exemplary service to my clients from day one until closing,” said Cohen. “Throughout my career, I’ve had the ability to help many people realize their dreams here in New York City. In exchange, my own dreams are realized, which is priceless to me.” 

“Marcos’ unparalleled dedication to his clients has been demonstrated over his accomplished and longstanding career at Douglas Elliman,” said Howard M. Lorber, Executive Chairman, Douglas Elliman Realty, LLC. “His enthusiasm for New York City, as demonstrated in this digital film, is no different than the passion he shows on a daily basis when working with clients and colleagues.”

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Matthew Slosar Joins the Douglas Elliman’s 1995 Broadway Office

Matthew Slosar

Matthew Slosar

Matthew Slosar, a top-performing broker whose business has more than tripled in the last two years, has launched his own business following nearly ten years of success as part of one of the firm’s consistently-ranked top ten teams. Slosar, who was originally based out of the firm’s 575 Madison Avenue headquarters, will now make it’s 1995 Broadway office his new home.

“Matthew brings a deep understanding of New York City’s complex and competitive real estate market, particularly here in Manhattan, and we are thrilled to have him join our Upper West Side Office,” said John Lawrence, Elliman’s Executive Manager of Sales, 1995 Broadway and Harlem. “He meets each client with respect, discretion, and unparalleled service, and I look forward to working more closely with him as he continues his exciting career at Elliman.”

Slosar’s expertise and superior customer service have led him to successfully assist numerous high-net-worth families and A-list celebrities, as well as first-time home buyers in his rapidly-growing client base. Recently, empty-nesters and bi-coastal clients looking for pied-a-terres in Manhattan have also been seeking out his service. A testament to his success, The Real Deal named Matthew 'Broker of the Week' twice in the past year. 

“After a great run as part of a successful team, I am excited to take this next step in my career and set out on my own,” said Slosar. “For the past few years my business has been steadily growing, as has my family. It feels like the right time in my life to be launching my own business and steering my own ship. As I continue my journey, I am thrilled to have found a new home at Elliman’s 1995 Broadway office and to work with the talented agents and staff there.”

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Elliman’s Ryan Stenta Joins the Eklund | Gomes Team

Douglas Elliman Real Estate is pleased to announce that Ryan Stenta, one of the firm’s talented and well-seasoned solo agents, has joined the Eklund | Gomes Team, one of its most prestigious and highest achieving teams, co-founded by successful duo Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes.

Ryan Stenta

Ryan Stenta

“We’re incredibly proud of the powerhouse team we have built and we’re so excited to welcome Ryan into the fold,” said Eklund. “He is not only a top-producer and an impressively successful agent in his own right, but an excellent communicator, powerful negotiator, and all-around terrific person and colleague.”

With fifteen years of overall industry experience – as both an agent and with a background in real estate finance – Stenta specializes in representing sellers and buyers in condo, co-op, and townhome transactions, as well as clients with luxury rental needs 

Last year, Stenta ranked in the top 4% of agents nationwide, and in 2016, he was one of the top five highest producing agents in New York City. The Eklund|Gomes Team has secured over ten billion dollars in closed residential sales and the successful sell out of over 50 new developments during their decade of success together.

“I am absolutely thrilled to be able to better serve my clients by working alongside the very best team in the business, equipped with superior tools and resources, and a more expansive spectrum of exclusive opportunities for years to come,” said Stenta. “While working individually has been immensely rewarding, I recognize the exponential value that comes from collaborating with a team of ultra-talented top-producers, and relish the opportunity to work on a collection of the most dynamic and exciting properties in New York City.”

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Douglas Elliman Agent Hosts God's Love We Deliver Event

On Saturday, July 21st Douglas Elliman agent, Nicholas Compagnone and fellow generationLOVE and Rockaway native, Chase Yoselowitz hosted their second annual “Rockaway Soiree” to celebrate and support the work of God’s Love We Deliver, raising $17,000. The Soiree was held at a gorgeous beachfront property located at 140 Beach 139th Street with over 250 people in attendance.

Nicholas Compagnone and Chase Yoselowitz

Nicholas Compagnone and Chase Yoselowitz

This is just one of the fantastic initiatives Compagnone is spearheading for the organization, which he has been a part of for over two years. In March 2019, he will be participating in Douglas Elliman’s Ride to REINVENT for the third year in a row, cycling over 100 miles each time to raise money and awareness for God’s Love.  On top of this, he is a member of the young professionals group at God’s Love known as generationLOVE, through which he has volunteered in the kitchen and acted as a spokesperson, making several speeches on behalf of the organization.

Notable guests from Douglas Elliman included agents Jordan Shea, Glenn Davis, Diana Guo, Hakim Salih, Bridget Harvey, John Mcsherry, Steven Bezman, Hilah Haddaway and Louise Holmes. Notable guests from God’s Love We Deliver included COO Alethea Hannemann, Manager of Key Donors and Corporate Partnerships Stephen Covello, Special Events Coordinator Julia Cordry and Dietitian Nutritionist Jamie Lopez.

Photos courtesy of Douglas Elliman.

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A Home To Fall In Love With; Matchmaker's Home Is on the Market

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Billionaire Matchmaker Service and New York Times-bestselling author Janis Spindel is hoping someone will fall in love with her newly listed home at 9 Fair Hills Lane, Bridgehampton for $3,595,000.

Sited on just over an acre, the resort-like property features ocean views, a heated Gunite pool, and multiple decks and patios. Inside, the luxe interiors feature several fireplaces, sweeping staircase, elegant library, a master suite with fireplace and a total of five bedrooms and five baths. 

The stately entrance gates set the tone for this impeccably designed and maintained Hamptons estate. The impressive double height foyer with exquisite moldings and elegant hardwood flooring leads to the great room with fireplace flanked by formal living and dining rooms. Attention has been paid to detail in the gourmet chef's kitchen, butler's pantry and elegant breakfast room with vaulted ceiling and an abundance of streaming natural light.

The main floor features a classically paneled library and master suite with French doors leading to the pool deck. Ascend the grand staircase to the upstairs master suite with fireplace, elegant marble bath and expansive balcony offering distant ocean views, two spacious additional en suite guestrooms along with a 5th guest room. A shared bath and laundry complete the second floor. The 3300 +/- sf basement has been set up with a large stadium style steps egress and allows to be finished for a tremendous amount of additional luxury living space.

The backyard oasis boasts a large covered deck, heated gunite pool, and extensive bluestone patio. A professional mature landscape package and three car garage complete this offering!

 

Brendan Skislock and Vincent Frezzo at Douglas Elliman, are the listing agents. For more information click here

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