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.

The Latest

In the Hamptons, the median sales price hit $1,080,000, up 9 percent over the first quarter (iStock)

Home prices set new records as inventory falls across Long Island

Long Island homes sold at record-setting prices last quarter as areas of the tri-state saw increased attention from New...

Home prices set new records as inventory falls across Long Island
David Simon and 625 Park Avenue (Getty, Google Maps)

Mall magnate David Simon lists Park Ave pad for $33M

As David Simon tries to navigate his retail REIT through the coronavirus storm, he is also looking to sell...

Mall magnate David Simon lists Park Ave pad for $33M
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Brooklyn and Queens Q2 sales fall at highest rate in decade

Brooklyn home sales fell last quarter at the highest rate in 10 years, as the pandemic wiped out the...

Brooklyn and Queens Q2 sales fall at highest rate in decade
Douglas Elliman’s New York City CEO Steven James and Zillow Group NYC general manager Matt Daimler (Courtesy Elliman via Youtube; Zillow)

Elliman gives in to StreetEasy’s manual listings

The Douglas Elliman-StreetEasy drama has taken a new turn. After emailing agents June 19 that the two sides had...

Elliman gives in to StreetEasy’s manual listings
Douglas Elliman chairman Howard Lorber and Zillow CEO Rich Barton (Getty)

StreetEasy settles Elliman dispute with a major concession

A dispute between New York City’s most popular listing portal and a top-producing brokerage has been settled — but...

StreetEasy settles Elliman dispute with a major concession
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Douglas Elliman agent allegedly created scheme to pocket commission advances: lawsuit

A South Florida real estate agent has found himself at the center of yet another lawsuit. This time, a...

Douglas Elliman agent allegedly created scheme to pocket commission advances: lawsuit
Howard Lorber buys waterfront Sunset Islands home for $12M

Howard Lorber buys waterfront Sunset Islands home for $12M

UPDATED, June 5, 1:10 p.m.: Douglas Elliman chief Howard Lorber paid $12 million for a waterfront home in Miami...

Howard Lorber buys waterfront Sunset Islands home for $12M
Vector Group president and CEO Howard Lorber (Getty, iStock)

Howard Lorber’s comp is too damn high: Investors

Shareholders are sending Vector Group’s C-suite a message — and it’s aimed at their wallets. On Thursday, the publicly...

Howard Lorber’s comp is too damn high: Investors
Zillow CEO Richard Barton and Douglas Elliman chairman Howard Lorber (Getty, JD Lasica via Flickr)

StreetEasy threatens to yank Elliman’s rental listings

Call it a declaration of war? StreetEasy has threatened to yank Douglas Elliman’s rental listings in what the portal...

StreetEasy threatens to yank Elliman’s rental listings
Molly Townsend (Getty, iStock)

Ex-Douglas Elliman sales manager Molly Townsend joins Triplemint

UPDATED Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 6:39 p.m.: Molly Townsend has landed on her feet — at Triplemint. Townsend had...

Ex-Douglas Elliman sales manager Molly Townsend joins Triplemint
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