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

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More bidding wars for Brooklyn and Queens homes last quarter

Brooklyn’s still hip, Queens is smashing records and that’s where buyers want to be. Median sales prices in Kings...

More bidding wars for Brooklyn and Queens homes last quarter
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Luxury rents up across the city

The luxury rental market continues to strengthen, while the number of leases signed fell in Manhattan, Brooklyn and parts of Queens, according to this month’s Douglas Elliman rental report. In Manhattan, luxury rents, defined...

Luxury rents up across the city
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Pricey Manhattan home sales dropped nearly 40% in Q4

In real estate — as in life — multimillion-dollar outliers are often touted as a bellwether. But that didn’t...

Pricey Manhattan home sales dropped nearly 40% in Q4
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In the sixth episode of  The Real Deal’s “Brokers In Cabs” series, Douglas Elliman broker and ‘Million Dollar Listing...

Brokers in cabs: Why nothing can offend MDLNY’s Ronita Kalra
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Elliman lambasts StreetEasy’s move to manual entry

With less than two weeks left until StreetEasy pulls the plug on automatic listing feeds, the city’s largest brokerage...

Elliman lambasts StreetEasy’s move to manual entry
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Two of Elliman’s big hitters join Compass

Darren Sukenik and Benjamin Glazer, two of Douglas Elliman’s heavy hitters in new development, have decamped to Compass. Their seven-person team, which was Elliman’s top team in Tribeca and Greenwich Village last year, joined...

Two of Elliman’s big hitters join Compass
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These were the biggest broker comings and goings of 2019

While brokers didn’t have to worry about any big firms unexpectedly shuttering this year, a mega merger and the...

These were the biggest broker comings and goings of 2019
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The latest amenity for NYC resi buildings? Hangover “cures”

A condo building under construction in Manhattan will offer residents a built-in hangover “cure.” Occupants of Noho’s 40 Bleecker...

The latest amenity for NYC resi buildings? Hangover “cures”
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Manhattan rents hit highest level in more than a decade

As rental rates across the boroughs increased, Manhattan saw a near record month. Median rental prices on the island...

Manhattan rents hit highest level in more than a decade
Developers and brokerages are getting creative for Art Basel

Developers and brokerages are getting creative for Art Basel

Yes, Art Basel is about the art. But there’s far more going on. This week, real estate and art...

Developers and brokerages are getting creative for Art Basel
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