As Senior Managing Director of the top performing Soho office, Paula Manikowski brings to her managerial role an extraordinary record as a top-performing sales agent as well as her reputation as a highly respected real estate professional. She was named Corcoran’s Chelsea Salesperson of the Year in 2007 and 2012 and has been a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Club since 2007. Throughout her 32 years in the industry she has proven herself to be a leader, often as a mentor and coach to fellow agents. As a manager Paula effectively communicates knowledge and shares the tools necessary to help agents become effective, creative thinkers who strategically overcome obstacles and achieve success. Paula is committed to assisting agents develop and hone their skills by sharing her expertise in pricing, marketing, client communication and negotiation. These key elements combined with the powerful technology tools and world class branding that Corcoran provides gives her agents an unparalleled platform for achieving excellence. A hallmark of Paula’s career has been providing impeccable service to her clients — always exceeding expectations with a ready ear, exceptional communication skills and an ability to get to the core of any situation. She now brings these traits to her role as a non-competing manager, where her agents are her clients! “I am proud and honored to have been chosen to lead the extraordinary team of brokers in the Soho office,” she says. “I look forward to continuing Corcoran’s mission of fostering excellence and spearheading innovation as we look ahead to exciting growth and expansion at our Soho location in 2022.” A member of the Real Estate Board of New York and Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, Paula has owned her Bedford Street cooperative apartment since 1984 and has served on the building’s Board of Directors (currently as Board President) for more than 20 years. Even with her busy life in real estate, she finds time for theater, music, gourmet cooking, gardening and family.