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A-LIST BROKERS

What experience/expertise do you bring to the table? I am a fierce negotiator. I manage expectations to achieve the best possible results for either my buyer or seller. What distinguishes you from others in your field? For me, this job is 24 hours a day, seven days a week. I have no “off” hours. What excites you most about your job? I have a passion for architecture. I love going into someone’s home and seeing how they have personalized the space. The most exciting part is the negotiation process. What would you recommend to those trying to sell their home? Every seller thinks they are pricing their home under value: Be realistic about the price of your property and position yourself accordingly What advice would you give someone looking to buy real estate as an investment in your area now? Condos in Midtown Manhattan near Central Park are the way to go. With all the bidding wars out there now, what can prospective buyers do to be best prepared, so they are successful? Pay the ask, and trust that there is a strong chance others will also do so. Be prepared to overbid asking price. What professional accomplishment(s) this year are you proudest of? This will be my most successful year ever and I think it is because I decided to not take a lot of time off and go back to previous buyers and sellers and focus on them trading up or down. I am presently under contract on a 78.1M deal. That is an accomplishment!

W A R B U R G R E A LT Y Give some examples of ways you’ve gone above and beyond the call of duty with to make the sale (or get the new listing). My favorite story happened last month. I was in Aspen on vacation and ran into previous clients who decided to buy a new place in New York that day. We did a 24-hour turnaround: Aspen to New York and back, in which time they purchased a $30 million property—that was cool!

Richard Steinberg

Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker

“Pay the ask, and trust that there is a strong chance others will also do so. Be prepared to overbid asking price.”

Are there any causes you’re very passionate about? I am a board member of Guild Hall in East Hampton and active in my children’s schools: Nightingale, Collegiate, Princeton and Cornell, as well as my grandchildren’s schools. Education is a big priority for our family.

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Founded in 1976, AVENUE is a must-read among the city’s most discerning, stylish and savvy audiences. As Manhattan’s oldest society magazine...