Florence Sommer is the premier New York City real estate and lifestyle expert with more than 16 years specializing in the city's most desirable neighborhoods, with a focus on Manhattan's elegant and historic Upper East Side real estate. Florence has lived in the Upper East Side for more than 25 years and is the top real estate broker in the building in which she lives – having sold more than 120 units there. Florence also works to help clients throughout New York City's many diverse neighborhoods, including frequent work with Tribeca, Midtown and the Upper West Side properties. Florence is a certified negotiation expert and to best serve her clients, employs a hallmark 18 point sales 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 the 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 York City 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 the 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, New York City and real estate. Follow
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