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Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Douglas Elliman Real Estate is New York's largest residential brokerage, with over 70 offices in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, including the Hamptons and North Fork, the Bronx, Westchester and Putnam Counties, Los Angeles, and South Florida with more than 5,000 real estate agents and a network of national and international affiliates. Douglas Elliman ranked in the top four of all real estate companies in the nation for seven years in a row - from 2007 up to and including 2013.

They are strategic partners with London-based Knight Frank LLP, the world’s largest privately-owned global property agency and consultancy, enabling unparalleled exposure of the Elliman listings to the worldwide markets across 43 countries and 6 continents. The Knight Frank website attracts over 600,000 visitors each month from 202 countries and offers a multi-lingual platform allowing users to search in their local language.

The company also controls a portfolio of real estate services, including Manhattan's largest residential property manager, Douglas Elliman Property Management, as well as DE Title and DE Capital Mortgage. For more information on Douglas Elliman as well as expert commentary on emerging trends in the real estate industry.

Maria Babaev

Maria Babaev is the elite broker representing luxury properties on the North Shore of Long Island. She brings a refreshing perspective to the business of residential real estate. Her many years working on Wall Street, along with the impressive network of clients she has cultivated, both locally and abroad, has enabled Maria to represent unique Gold Coast estates and bring buyers and sellers of luxury properties together, visit the Luxury Long Island site at www.luxurylongisland.com.

  • Panelist INMAN Connect ‘ Leveraging Social Presence with Business’ – New York January 2015
  • Institute of Luxury Home Marketing “Leaders In Luxury” 2014 Summit
  • Named by ‘Inman News’ as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders for 2014”
  • Panelist on International Buyers Panel/NAR Convention- San Francisco- November 2013
  • Featured segment on International Buyers with wealth reporter Robert Frank
  • Speaker on International Buyers Panel at Inman News Conference Interview with Brad Inman- NYC- January 2013
  • Recipient of ‘Overall Excellence in Personal Marketing’ Award
  • Institute of Luxury Home Marketing “Leaders in Luxury” 2012 Summit
  • Panelist / ‘Leaders in Luxury’ - Charleston, SC 2012 Summit
  • Recipient of “Top 20 Under 40 Rising Stars” Award
  • LIBOR’s Young Professional Network (YPN) 2012
  • Panelist /Leading Real Estate Companies of the World
  • Vegas Summit 2011 - “Branding Yourself with Luxury Portfolio”
  • Elite 2011 – Broker Spotlight Annual Guide
  • LUXURYLONGISLAND.COM - Innovative website release 2010
  • A Royal Evening 2010 - Client Appreciation Event
  • Panelist / Leaders in Luxury Texas 2010 Summit
  • “How to Attract International Buyers & Sellers”
  • Panelist / Institute for Luxury Home Marketing 2009
  • Evening of Beauty 2009 - Client Appreciation Event
  • Ambassador to International Franchise Master – Russia 2008