Douglas Elliman

Douglas Elliman

About: Douglas Elliman is a residential real estate brokerage firm in the New York City area and one of the largest in the United States.

Headquartered in: New York, NY

Founded in: 1911

Founded by: Douglas L. Elliman

Lead by: Executive Chairman Howard Lorber; CEO Dottie Herman; President & COO Scott Durkin.

Douglas Elliman Q&A

Where is Douglas Elliman located?
Douglas Elliman is headquartered at 575 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022. They have multiple offices in New York City and do business throughout the Greater New York Area as well as California, Florida, Colorado, and Texas.
What does Douglas Elliman do?
Douglas Elliman's business focuses on brokering residential real estate. Elliman also has branches that focus on marketing, commercial real estate, and property management. Some of the firm's subsidiaries include Douglas Elliman Property Management, title insurer PDE Title, DE Capital Mortgage, and DE Development Marketing. Douglas Elliman also sponsors a quarterly housing-market report developed with appraisal firm Miller Samuels.
Who owns Douglas Elliman?
Douglas Elliman is 100% owned by New Valley LLC, which is owned by Vector Group Ltd., a holding company of which Howard Lorber is President and CEO.
Who are Douglas Elliman's top brokers?
The Real Deal ranks New York's top brokers annually. The following Douglas Elliman teams ranked among TRD's top agents by listings: #2: Richard Steinberg Team, $519.7M in listings #4: Eklund Gomes Team, $439.4M in listings #7 De Niro Team, $414.7M in listings #12 Roger Erickson Team, $262.9M in listings #14 Sabrina Saltiel Team, $231.4M in listings #17 Shemesh Team, $174.1M in listings #20 Azoulay Miles Team, $165.0M in listings #24 Vanderploeg Team, $159.4M in listings #33 Janice Chang Team, $140.8M in listings #36 Noble Black Team, $135.9M in listings #39 Madeline Hult Elghanayan, $126.0M in listings #40 Daneila Kunen Team, $120.4M in listings

Douglas Elliman Top Stories

August 23, 2019Two Elliman brokers have launched a new platform, Feeasy, that facilitates unsecured personal loans for renters, sellers and buyers of real estate.
August 20, 2019Douglas Elliman has announced a joint partnership with Sudhoff Companies in Texas
August 7, 2019Douglas Elliman got an earnings boost thanks to New York’s July 1 transfer tax.
August 1, 2019With Eklund moving his family out west and dividing his time between the two markets, the Elliman brokers gave TRD an exclusive preview of what’s to come.

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