The Real Deal New York

Day in the Life Of: Kathy Korte

The Sotheby’s CEO on dreams of being a spy, jet setting around the world and the Packers

July 06, 2015 04:50PM
By Mark Maurer

Kathy Korte (Credit: Tobias Truvillion)

Kathy Korte (Credit: Tobias Truvillion)

From the July issue: Kathy Korte sits at the top of the Sotheby’s International Realty food chain, overseeing 42 offices and more than 1,800 brokers and agents globally. TRD’s latest residential firm ranking found that the firm’s two NYC offices had $1.4 billion of listing, 231 brokers and an average listings price of roughly $8.8 million. Korte, 53, joined Sotheby’s in 1984 as an administrative assistant, fresh out of Franklin & Marshall College in Pennsylvania. [more]