VALERIE A. LETTAN, NYRS®, CNE® has negotiated over $100 million in real estate transactions. As a member of Douglas Elliman Chairman's Platinum & Gold Circles, a REBNY Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE) and REBNY's Board Certified New York Residential Specialist (NYRS), Valerie is an accomplished real estate broker who understands looking for the right home, or selling a property that is truly loved, can be an overwhelming task, particularly in Manhattan. Whether you are moving across town or from abroad, she relates well to the process as she herself has tackled enormous moves across continents and overseas. Fluent in English and French, with a strong understanding of German, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian. Valerie lived in several foreign countries including France, Germany, England, Brazil and Greece. She, in fact, earned her Masters from the Sorbonne in Paris, France, after attaining a B.A. degree from UCLA.Read more
For those seeking or selling a co-op, condo, townhouse or loft space, Valerie is a skilled negotiator who enjoys helping clients achieve their real estate goals and wholeheartedly investigates all opportunities throughout the entire, vibrant city of Manhattan. Her high level of dedication combines with her great attention to detail and persistent follow-up while utilizing the cutting-edge resources available to her to ensure that each transaction is handled with the utmost care and efficiency. “I spend a lot of time working closely with customers to really listen, understand and research their desires, and fulfill their unique real estate needs. Educating the people I represent is key, as knowledge is power when it comes to succeeding in today's intricate real estate market and facilitating the right decisions.” Prior to real estate, Valerie worked in film and television production and motion picture literary representation for a multitude of talent. The skill set she utilizes in this field is the same as it was when she was in the entertainment industry: “To give the best service and professional care to my customers.”
A member of The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), Valerie is also an avid supporter of the arts including the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic, museums and numerous philanthropic organizations. She volunteers for a non-profit organization reading to inner-city youth and enjoys wine tasting, skiing, writing, and furthering her travel of over 30 countries when time permits.