Luxury Outlook 2023
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Elizabeth Lee Sample is one of the most successful real estate brokers in New York City. She and her business partner, Brenda Powers, have a total sales volume of $2.2 billion dollars in residential sales. She is responsible for some of the largest and most important real estate transactions.
In 2022, Elizabeth Sample and Brenda Powers ranked in the Top 10 at Sotheby’s International Realty in NYC. In 2022, they sold 6D at 15 Central Park West for $20M, representing both the seller and buyer. They sold PH 75AB at The Residences at The Mandarin Oriental for $32M / $6,007 a ft. In May 2019, they sold at 1010 Park Avenue 3-4 for $24.75M. They were responsible for the sale of The Plaza Hotel’s residential PH-2003 for $29M in March 2019 and PH-2009 for $32.7M in 2017. The sale of PH-2003 was the highest dollar per square foot ever achieved in the building. Additionally, in November 2018, they closed on 432 Park Avenue upper floor B line for $29M. In January 2019, they closed on Apt 75CE at 80 Columbus Circle Residences. They were also responsible for the highest sale ever at the Residences at The Mandarin Oriental New York, PH-77B closed for a record $38.9M or $8062 per square foot. In 2016, they handled the sale of PH-78 at 25 Columbus Circle for $51.5M and 157 West 57th Street Apt 62A for $31M. In 1998 they sold the Pierre PH Triplex for $20.5M – the largest deal ever transacted at that time.
Elizabeth is the Board President of Residences at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, New York and is on the board of the Master Association of the acclaimed Time Warner Center, where Elizabeth and Brenda have transacted over half a billion dollars to date. She and her business partner, Brenda Powers, were recently included in The Wall Street Journal & REAL Trends 2019 exclusive list of the top 0.1% of all realtors nationwide ranked #3 in 2019. They were also ranked by Sotheby’s International Realty in 2018 as the top 100 agents worldwide. They are listed among Anywhere Real Estate Inc. top 1% in sales from 2011-2019 and were identified by The Real Deal as the fifth-highest listing brokers in 2010 and 2011, sixth highest in 2012 and 2013, and twelfth in 2014. They held listings in Forbes “Top 10 Most Expensive Properties for Sale” in 2004-2007, 2009, 2010, 2013, and 2015. The Sample Powers Team was named to Gotham’s “New York Billion Dollar Brokers.” Elizabeth was quoted as one of the industry's biggest players for her inside look at NYC's evolution into the luxury playground for the global 1%, featuring never-before-told accounts in the Real Deal’s “The Kings of New York” book published in 2022.
Elizabeth possesses an encyclopedic knowledge of the Manhattan real estate market and has an excellent business sense. She is low-key and personable, a winning combination which has earned her a stellar reputation during her 34-year career selling residential and commercial properties. A swift glance at Elizabeth’s current listings and past sales immediately indicate that she is more than comfortable in the world of high-end luxury properties. She recognizes residential real estate's dual role as a personal investment and as an important financial one. This is where her keen financial acumen comes into play. From small to large transactions, Elizabeth always gives her full and undivided attention. A winning smile, a calm assured manner, and unparalleled knowledge of the market inspire confidence that one's purchase or sale is being handled by a consummate and most dedicated professional.
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