Douglas Elliman Real Estate Market Leader in the Tri-State Area, Florida, and Consumer Experience

Company HIstory

  • Established in 1911, currently 4th biggest real estate firm in the USA
  • Started as a basement store at 421 Madison Avenue Manhattan, NY
  • Group has been sold multiple times and was named "Prudential" during the mid 2000s, returned to its original name in 2012.
  • Partnership with Knight Frank LLP (a London based consultancy firm) for residential matters, which has helped the company extend to 43 countries worldwide
  • Currently owned by Montauk Battery Realty

What is DE and what do they do?

  • DE is a Real Estate Agency firm that connects customers with developers to fill their needs
  • All purpose Firm that provides sales, rentals, mortgages, and title insurance for their customers
  • Main Competitors - Corcoran Group, Citi Habitats, Halstead Property, and Charles Rutenberg
  • #1 firm in both NYC and Long Island, manages 55,000+ apartments
  • $22+ billion per year in sales

Company Culture

  • DE aims to have their employees succeed both in and out of the office in their lives
  • Employees work schedules are extremely flexible and allows employees to complete work on their own time if they would like to
  • Known to be very philanthropic in areas that they have many properties, creating a neighborhood-friendly environment in the office
  • Supports Charities that employees show passion for
  • Prides itself on knowing all information and future trends for the market, being the go-to source for customers

Why I Chose DE?

  • Leader in the Tri-State Area
  • Strong Corporate team with a long history of stability
  • Expanding in their services for the Real Estate field, trying to become more commercially involved
  • Potential for upward mobility in company


  • "Corporate Information." About | Douglas Elliman. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Dec. 2016.
  • @trdny. "Elliman's Challenges." The Real Deal New York. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Dec. 2016.

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