Stefani Berkin is a multifaceted real estate professional and trusted resource to her agents and clients, with many years of experience and accomplishments. As President of R New York, one of NYC’s largest real estate brokerage companies, she leads a seasoned management team responsible for nearly 800 licensed agents and provides comprehensive guidance in every facet of the business. Stefani is proud to be part of a company offering a 100% commission model that favors entrepreneurs, rewarding independent operators with the highest payout in the industry. She has additionally enjoyed a notable career as a top-producing agent who knows the ropes and heads up The Berkin Team at the firm, serving clients with the same passion, dedication and expertise.
Also in her tenure, Stefani introduced a full real estate education curriculum in 2015 built around seminars from industry leaders and specialists to support agent needs. She facilitates team building and encourages a cohesive, collaborative work environment, and warm rapport amongst her agents. “We are a family-run business, and our agents are an extension of our family.” In that inclusive spirit, Stefani formed a partnership with Wounded Warriors as well, to fast-track veterans into second careers in real estate with R New York. She promotes the importance of doing business with the highest degree of ethics, professionalism and integrity, and believes that reputation and relationships are the keys to lasting success.
Combining her fortified background with a far-reaching market influence and network, Stefani has spearheaded R New York to $2+ billion in sales and worked tirelessly to lift the company to the top five largest residential brokerages in NYC. This forward-thinking, innovative and attentive leader aims to continuously disrupt the real estate industry and enhance the level of service and results for all involved. As President, Stefani recruits all new agents and seals strong partnerships with developers to secure listings for the firm. As a broker, she excels at marketing luxury properties to elite foreign buyers, demonstrating the complete discretion and personalized services they require to close transactions effectively.
Stefani’s interest in real estate has been lifelong. She got her license while in college, and after graduating with honors from the University of Michigan, joined the ranks of prominent brokerages like Douglas Elliman and The Modlin Group. Stefani is currently a member of the Real Estate Board of New York, the Real Estate Divisions of YJP, UJA, AIPAC, and FIDF, and The Harmonie Club of New York City.
Residing on the Upper East Side with her husband and two children, Stefani is an avid tennis player and enjoys dance, theater, fitness and fashion. She gives back to her community as an active supporter of Dress for Success, The New York City Rescue Mission, City Harvest, and Race for the Cure.
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