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When I rented, I was impressed by Florence's punctuality & thorough knowledge of the property. She was my guiding light throughout the buying process. Her commitment and ability to find apts was amazing. She's a credit to her profession & Corcoran!— Dr Firpo, Buyer
Florence Sommer is the premier New York City real estate and lifestyle expert specializing in the city's most desirable neighborhoods, with a focus on properties in Manhattan's elegant and historic Upper East Side. Florence has lived in the Upper East Side for more than 25 years and is the top broker in the building in which she lives - having sold and rented more than 150 apartments there. Florence also works to help clients throughout New York City's many diverseneighborhoods, including Tribeca, Midtown and the Upper West Side properties. Florence is a Certified Negotiation Expert and employs a hallmark 18 point strategy, which includes the use of innovative and personalized real estate marketing techniques like custom video walk-throughs of the property and real-time social media integration.
Before Florence discovered her passion for New York City real estate, she spent more than 15 years as a Senior Vice President in finance at Merrill Lynch. As a financial executive, she built unparalleled expertise, an extensive professional network, and a strong foundation in helping individuals find and manage sound investments. Florence is a member of a network of top real estate brokers throughout the U.S. and Canada and is well-equipped to use her wide net of professional connections to assist clients in relocation. Florence's real estate philosophy is simple: listen, educate, communicate and deliver. She works closely with her clients to learn about their unique needs. She educates them throughout the real estate buying and selling process so there are no surprises and no missteps. She is dedicated to a quick response time; and she delivers on promises and exceptional service. In order to get to closing, Florence has to be her New YorkCity clients strongest advocate. As an extension of her profession, Florence is a member of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce and uses her advocacy skills through involvement in the campaign to help more than 400 small businesses affected by the 2nd Avenue subway construction. She enjoys life in the city with her two-year-old schnauzer and is passionate about a few key things in life; dogs, fitness, travel, skiing, New York City and real estate Read reviews from past clients, and follow Read reviews from past clients on http://www.zillow.com/profile/florencesommernyc/Reviews/ and follow Florence on Twitter @florencesommer, Linked in and Facebook.
- Class of 1970 C.W. Post College of Long Island University
- 19 Years in Real Estate
- 15 Years in Finance
- NRT Top 1,000 Sales Associates Nationwide - May 2012
- Certified Negotiation Expert
- Manhattan Chamber of Commerce