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

Jed Garfield of Leslie J. Garfield; Richard Grossman, president of Halstead Real Estate; Sarah Saltzberg, principal broker and CEO of Bohemia Realty Group; Douglas Elliman’s Howard Lorber

NYC brokers slam bias, promise action after Newsday exposé

UPDATED: Nov. 20, 8:48 a.m.: New York City’s top residential brokerage firms sharply condemned widespread race discrimination in Long...

NYC brokers slam bias, promise action after Newsday exposé
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The city’s rental growth is slowing

New York City’s rental market in October continued to see gains — thanks to languid home sales — but the growth is slowing. The median rent in Manhattan edged up last month to $3,500....

The city’s rental growth is slowing
Natasha Page and Jason Walker

Lawsuit: Douglas Elliman broker called me a “mulatto”

A Douglas Elliman broker who alleged that a former mentee tried to steal his clients is now being accused...

Lawsuit: Douglas Elliman broker called me a “mulatto”
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Elliman foots bill for agents’ new business tool

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Elliman foots bill for agents’ new business tool
Amenity insanity in LA luxe condo market

Amenity insanity in LA luxe condo market

When developer Richard Lewis closed on $21 million for a condo in Emaar Properties’ Beverly West this July, the dwelling came with notable accoutrements –gym, concierge service, spa, business center, and, obviously, access to...

Amenity insanity in LA luxe condo market
Luis D. Ortiz and Ronita Kalra (Credit: Wikipedia, iStock)

Luis D. Ortiz splits with business partner Ronita Kalra

Luis D. Ortiz is officially on his own. The celebrity broker, who returned to Bravo’s “Million Dollar Listing New...

Luis D. Ortiz splits with business partner Ronita Kalra
Howard M. Lorber of Vector Group

Vector slashes dividends as Elliman’s net income drops over 80%

UPDATED Wednesday Nov. 6, 2019, 1:02 p.m.: Douglas Elliman’s net income plummeted last quarter and its parent company plans...

Vector slashes dividends as Elliman’s net income drops over 80%
Howard Lorber and a rendering of the Bristol

Howard Lorber picks up unit at the Bristol in West Palm Beach

UPDATED, Nov. 1, 11:50 a.m.: Howard Lorber is now an owner at the Bristol in West Palm Beach. Property...

Howard Lorber picks up unit at the Bristol in West Palm Beach
Howard Lorber in Concert

WATCH: Howard Lorber in concert(!)

Howard Lorber plays to his own tune. Specifically, “Swans on the Lake” — the only one he knows. The Douglas Elliman chairman’s talent emerged Tuesday at a press preview and broker tour of 111...

WATCH: Howard Lorber in concert(!)
Unrealistic pricing bogs down Miami luxury condo market: TRD Showcase & Forum

Unrealistic pricing bogs down Miami luxury condo market: TRD Showcase & Forum

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Unrealistic pricing bogs down Miami luxury condo market: TRD Showcase & Forum
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