Diane is a career-minded veteran of Real Estate in the Great Neck/ Long Island North Shore marketplace . The purchase of a home is the single largest financial decision that most people make in a lifetime. Making sure you make the right choice is all about knowledge and trust. Having the right person guide you in that decision makes good common sense. Therefore choosing the right Real Estate Professional is your second most important decision when purchasing a home. As Manager of the Great Neck Office, she has vast knowledge of the local market and residential real estate which adds enormous value to the firm. Managing the #1 Residential Real Estate Office in Great Neck , she certainly has the tools and resources to work with Agents, Sellers and Buyers of real estate in the local area. Laffey Fine Homes - June Shapiro Division has consistently ranked #1 in Nassau County in terms of total sales volume and per transaction based on the most recent MLS Statistics. Diane brings a wealth of marketing and sales experience not only to the agents that she overseas on a day to day basis, but to her clients and customers. Over her career, she has successfully closed transactions in excess of $150 million and has handled all types of home transactions ranging from co-ops and condos to single family homes and exclusive estates. One of her most memorable listings and sales was the famed turn of the century former Vanderbilt home located atop a majestic hilltop in Lake Success, New York.
Ms Leyden draws from her past management experience at one of the top Fortune 500 companies into the Real Estate industry. Diane is a Fellow for Life at the Metropolitan Museum of Art as well as an avid art collector and is also listed in Who's Who of American Business Women. Prior to her career in Real Estate, Diane volunteered her time to take on numerous PTA and community positions. During the years 1987-2001 among her various positions she was PTA President of her local elementary, middle and high school PTA's as well as the President of the UPTC (United Parent Teacher Council) for the Great Neck community, serving as the liaison to all schools and the Board of Education. This experience has given her a unique and formidable presence within the Great Neck community.
Diane is a lifelong resident of Great Neck, married to her husband Brian for more than 30 years. They are the proud parents to their two grown children and son-in-law.
Laffey Fine Homes is one of the largest privately-owned family real estate firms in the northeast and is a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World - Luxury Portfolio International. The firm has over 500 residential real estate professionals, 14 sales offices throughout Nassau and Queens, and annual real estate sales exceeding $1.2 billion. Laffey Fine Homes has its wholly owned affiliates: eRealty Title Agency Corp.and Kylemore Development Corp. The Firm also has the following divisions: Call Center, Luxury Homes International, Laffey Training Academy and Relocation Services. Visit www.laffey.com for more information.
Previously a top producing sales agent with Coldwell Banker in Great Neck, Diane was consistently ranked in the top 100 agents on Long Island. When Laffey approached her to manage her hometown office she jumped at the idea, utilizing her personal love of people and her managing skills to take on the challenge. It turned out to be the best decision she made (according to Diane) as she continues to enjoy coming to work each and every day.