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  • From left: Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes (Credit: Chance Yeh)

    From left: Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes (Credit: Chance Yeh)

    Douglas Elliman’s Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes were the city’s top residential agents in The Real Deal’s 2014 ranking, with a whopping $535.53 million worth of exclusive listings. New development projects helped propel the Eklund-Gomes team to the top of the totem pole, beating out perennial leaders such as Brown Harris Stevens’ Paula Del Nunzio and Sotheby’s International Realty’s Serena Boardman. See the full list — with photos — of the 75 top residential brokers after the jump.

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  • From left: Princess Firyal of Jordan and 795 Fifth Avenue

    From left: Princess Firyal of Jordan and 795 Fifth Avenue

    A sprawling Upper East Side home believed to belong to HRH Princess Firyal of Jordan is once again on the market — this time, with an asking price of $70 million. [more]

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  • From left: The late Martin Zweig, Barbara Zweig and  795 Fifth Avenue

    From left: The late Martin Zweig, Barbara Zweig and the Pierre Hotel penthouse at 795 Fifth Avenue

    The 16-room penthouse at the Pierre Hotel, which initially came to market at an extravagant $125 million, has chopped its asking price to $95 million. [more]

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  • 515 Park Avenue

    515 Park Avenue

    Another apartment at 515 Park Avenue has come online — this one asking $29.5 million. The five-bedroom, three-bathroom condominium last sold for $12.4 million in 2000, according to StreetEasy. [more]

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  • The duplex at 770 Park Avenue and Serena Boardman

    The duplex at 770 Park Avenue and Serena Boardman

    A co-op apartment in the Rosario Candela-designed Upper East Side tower at 770 Park Avenue is back on the market asking $16 million, after undergoing multiple broker changes and price chops. [more]

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  • 17-room UES condo asks $28M

    October 23, 2013 08:43AM
    28 East 70th Street and Serena Boardman

    28 East 70th Street and Serena Boardman

    A 17-room condominium on the Upper East Side has hit the market asking $28 million. The 7,536-square-foot apartment at 28 East 70th Street has eight bedrooms and eight full bathrooms and boasts a playroom, a powder room and a library, according to the listing. [more]

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  • Serena Boardman and Carrie Chiang

    Serena Boardman and Carrie Chiang

    With nearly $400 million in sales last year, Serena Boardman of Sotheby’s International Realty edged out Brown Harris Stevens’ Kyle Blackmon as the top broker in the New York City area, according to REAL Trends’ regional breakdown of its Best Real Estate Agents in America list, released today.

    REAL Trends, which ranked agents nationwide by their 2012 closed sales, for the first time broke out the list by metropolitan area, classifying the top brokers in the New York City-Newark-Jersey City region. [more]

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  • One Beacon Court and the Pierre (credit: Property Shark)

    One Beacon Court and the Pierre (credit: Property Shark)

    Last week, news broke that Steven Cohen, founder of the hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors, would list his duplex penthouse at One Beacon Court, the condominium tower at 151 East 58th Street in Midtown, for $115 million. That figure would have marked a record high asking price for a New York City home, but it was soon eclipsed by the reported $125 million asking price for a triplex penthouse at the Pierre at 795 Fifth Avenue, formerly owned by the late financial analyst Martin Zweig. And while those listings would make just about anyone’s jaw drop, real estate insiders were almost blasé about the price tags. [more]

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  • From left: Elizabeth Sample, Brenda Powers, Serena Boardman and the top of the Pierre

    Speculate no longer: the asking price for late stock market pundit Martin Zweig’s penthouse at the Pierre Hotel has been decided, and it’s $125 million, making the home the most expensive on the market in New York City, the New York Times reported. [more]

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  • Alfonso de Angoitia and 1030 Fifth Avenue

    Alfonso de Angoitia, the director and executive vice-president of Grupo Televisa S.A.B., the largest media company in the Spanish-speaking world, has paid $16.5 million for a co-op in 1030 Fifth Avenue, the New York Observer reported. De Angoitia and his wife, Maria de la Concepcion de Angoitia Legoretta, paid full ask for the 10-room corner apartment, in a deal brokered by Serena Boardman of Sotheby’s International Realty. It overlooks the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Central Park, and contains aluminum windows that were the subject of a lawsuit in the early 1990s. … [more]

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  • Priciest, cheapest units to hit the market

    December 21, 2012 12:30PM
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    From left: 781 Fifth Avenue and 660 Saint Nicholas Avenue

    Serena Boardman of Sotheby’s International Realty has the priciest listing to hit the Manhattan market this week, according to Streeteasy.com. The unit is a co-op at the Sherry Netherland, located at 781 Fifth Avenue at 59th Street, and has two bedrooms and three bathrooms. The week’s least expensive home is located at 660 Saint Nicholas Avenue in Hamilton Heights. Listed at $239,000, the 534-square-foot co-op home has hardwood flooring and wood cabinetry. See these listings and more after the jump.

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  • 730 Park penthouse fetches $39M

    December 18, 2012 11:30AM

    From left: Serena Boardman, Meredyth Smith and 730 Park Avenue

    Hedge funder Daniel Benton has purchased the whisper-listed duplex penthouse at 730 Park Avenue for a cool $39 million, the New York Observer reported. Meredyth Smith and Serena Boardman of Sotheby’s International Realty, as well as an unnamed Stribling & Associates broker, handled the sale. [more]

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  • From left: Serena Boardman, the exterior and interior of 26 East 73rd Street and Meredyth Smith (both of Sotheby’s)

    An Upper East Side townhouse owned by a noted Dutch writer has sold for $21 million, after being listed last at $23 million, city records and Streeteasy.com show. The five-bedroom, five-bathroom mansion at 26 East 73rd Street hit the market about two years ago, and was at one pointed being scoped by none other than Jerry Seinfeld, according to previous reporting from Curbed.com.

    Kees van Beijnum, the seller, is a Dutch novelist whose books have been made into films in the Netherlands. He bought the apartment for $18 million in 2007, according to city records. The buyer was identified only as East 73rd Street LLC. [more]

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  • From left: Ted Forstmann, Laure Sudreau-Rippe, Serena Boardman and Meredyth Smith of Sotheby's International Realty, and 2 East 70th Street (credit: PropertyShark)

    The widely reported sale of the late Ted Forstmann’s 2 East 70th Street penthouse finally hit city public records — not only confirming the deal but also and revealing the name of the purchaser. Bloomberg News reported that Laure Sudreau-Rippe, a lawyer and minority holder in the Amsterdam-based Louis Dreyfus Holding BV, one of the world’s largest agricultural and trading companies, purchased the home for $40 million — 11 percent above the asking price. [more]

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  • From left: Charles Bronfman, Serena Boardman and the interior of the sixth-floor unit

    Perhaps hoping to cash-in on the current momentum of the high-end real estate market, Seagram heir Charles Bronfman is trying a new strategy to market his full-floor apartment at 810 Fifth Avenue.

    Bronfman, the former co-chairman of Seagram, has ditched brokers Bonnie Chajet and Ronnie Lane of Warburg Realty Partnership — who have had the listing for over a year — in favor of Sotheby’s International Realty power-broker Serena Boardman, according to data from Streeteasy.com. Boardman has, in turn, lowered the asking price to $21.5 million, down from $23 million. [more]

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  • From left: Eyal Levy and the unit at the Millennium Tower

    Financier Eyal Levy has listed his five-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom spread on the 53rd floor of the Millennium Tower at 101 West 67th Street for $27 million.

    Levy listed the aerie—a combination of units 53C, D and E — yesterday with Eva Mohr and Serena Boardman of Sotheby’s International Realty, according to Streeteasy.com. [more]

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  • From left: the Sherry Netherland and Serena Boardman, an agent with Sotheby's

    The wife of television mogul Herbert Siegel has sold her apartment in an exclusive Fifth Avenue co-op for $7.7 million, according to records filed with the city.

    The Richard Meier-designed two-bedroom unit at the Sherry Netherland co-op, which sits across the street from the Plaza at 59th and Fifth, was purchased by philanthropist Joanne Sorensen Siegel for $7 million in 2008, according to city records. It first hit the market last August with Brown Harris Stevens, asking $11.5 million. [more]

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  • Sotheby's International Realty's Meredyth Smith (top), Serena Boardman (bottom) and 730 Park Avenue

    Recent sales indicate that classic pre-war co-ops are regaining their footing in the Manhattan sales market. The Wall Street Journal reported that four co-op sales worth $30 million or more have already closed or are in contract this year, compared to four total in the three previous years combined. The combination of the financial downturn and the lure of pricey new apartments in sleek glass towers had iced co-op sales, but as a recovery lingers on the horizon and new condominium construction does not, attention has returned to that sector. [more]

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  • 2 East 67th Street

    The third floor of one of Manhattan’s premiere pre-war co-ops, 2 East 67th Street, appears to have been re-listed today with an asking price of $30 million, $8 million less than in 2009, according to Streeteasy.com.

    The five-bedroom, five-bathroom unit was last listed by Greek pharmaceutical executive Athanase Lavidas, according to published reports. In 2008, the Fifth Avenue co-op was asking $43 million, and since that was not too long after Jonathan Tisch, the Loews Corporation co-chairman, famously dropped $48 million for the 11th floor of the grandiose building, that price might not have been unreasonable. In 2009, the price was chopped to $38 million, Curbed reported. As no relevant sales for that building appear in city records, it appears the Greek baron is the seller of the unit. [more]

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  • The Park Avenue co-op so elite that it has its own, 576-page history book has a rare opening. Courtney Sale Ross, the philanthropist and widow of former Time Warner CEO Steve Ross, is putting her 12th- and 13th-floor duplex apartments at 740 Park Avenue on the market for $60 million. According to the Wall Street Journal, the two units are not fully combined but have access to each other, and are also being offered separately for $35 million and $25 million. It’s not the first time Ross has tested the waters on the pair of trophy apartments; she had quietly put them up for sale in 2008, but a formal listing never surfaced. Now Serena Boardman of Sotheby’s International Realty is making the listing official. … [more]

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