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Elaine Clayman

Elaine Clayman
NYRS, CNE, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker eclayman@bhsusa.com
o: 212-906-9353

Languages Spoken:      SPANISH, ENGLISH

Go to The Elaine Clayman - Justine Bray Team at Brown Harris Stevens Residential Sales Listings

Elaine Clayman is the founder and co-director of the Elaine Clayman / Justine Bray Team. Elaine, her daughter and partner Justine Bray, and their team are consistently TOP PRODUCERS at Brown Harris Stevens, New York’s most prestigious residential real estate firm. They are among the top one-half of one percent of Brown Harris Stevens as well as nationwide. In 2015, The Wall Street Journal / REAL Trends recognized them as one of the leading teams in the nation. They were ranked 138th for sales...

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Go to The Elaine Clayman - Justine Bray Team at Brown Harris Stevens Residential Sales Listings

Elaine Clayman is the founder and co-director of the Elaine Clayman / Justine Bray Team. Elaine, her daughter and partner Justine Bray, and their team are consistently TOP PRODUCERS at Brown Harris Stevens, New York’s most prestigious residential real estate firm. They are among the top one-half of one percent of Brown Harris Stevens as well as nationwide. In 2015, The Wall Street Journal / REAL Trends recognized them as one of the leading teams in the nation. They were ranked 138th for sales volume, and their high sales production has stayed constant annually. She is a certified NYRS® (New York Residential Specialist) and a CNE (Certified Negotiation Expert).

Elaine and Justine have sold an average of 100 properties every year for the past twenty years. They have achieved this remarkable sales volume through extensive research, consistent follow-through, and best-in-class purchase support.

  • “Prestigious awards line our office for consistently selling the most properties, being the Top Listing Agent for our company and east side office, as well as, being the Relocation Broker of the Year.” - Elaine Clayman

Elaine's professionalism and integrity stand out in the field. A born marketer, her creative insights have helped realize outstanding results for her clients. Before joining Brown Harris Stevens, she was president and founder of the Elaine Clayman Realty Group. Her company garnered unprecedented national media attention when she introduced the use of the American Express card to the brokerage community, employing well-known, former Mayor Ed Koch as her spokesperson. Elaine brings this creative marketing to the sellers whom she represents.

  • “The way she marketed our apartment was effective considering that we sold it within weeks and received more money for our apartment than we ever dreamed possible.” – Marian F.

Continually sought out by major media outlets and industry associations as a leading residential real estate expert and thought-leader, Elaine's marketing triumphs have been heralded in The New York Times and Crain's New York Business on several occasions. She was named one of Manhattan's “Premier Brokers” by both New York Living and New York Magazine and appeared on Bloomberg News, New York Home, The Real Deal, Mann Report, smartmoney.com, WABC-TV, and WFUV Radio as an industry expert. She is also honored as a top agent in “TopAgentGuide,” a Zagat-type guide of the top 100 agents.

Elaine and her team provide extensive end-to-end service and support for their clients and customers. She has created a team of functional specialists. She has changed the old way of doing business and has introduced a new paradigm – a new way of doing business. From initial consultation through accepted offer, she establishes aggressive, yet realistic, objectives for clients. Her analysis informs them of current market trends, and serves as the foundation of a comprehensive marketing plan for their property. By comprising a sound pricing strategy, Elaine helps clients secure the highest price that the market will bear in the shortest amount of time.

  • "Working with Elaine was very easy. She came in, saw our apartment and then seamlessly guided us thorough the process. She was always in control. Elaine sold our apartment extremely quickly, at a price that we wanted even in this economy. She and her team worked tirelessly – day and night – to complete the transaction.” – Linda B.

When showing properties, Elaine highlights features using lighting, home staging and other presentational techniques to create an inviting, comfortable atmosphere for buyers. No one is ever turned down for a showing because Elaine has a powerful marketing team of professional brokers who work for sellers as well as buyers, and four support staff — all licensed. As a result of her proven ability to market homes in “lifestyle” buildings, Elaine and Justine were appointed Broker Specialists for Brown Harris Stevens-managed luxury residences, 1199 Park Avenue and 422 East 72nd Street, also known as The Oxford.

Before launching her real estate career, Elaine's entrepreneurial spirit took her from teaching, to owning and operating an art gallery in Nyack, N.Y., to working as a fee-based financial manager, where she became enamored with the service business. Elaine is also an accomplished fine artist. Her daughter and partner, Justine, joined the group almost twenty years ago and continues the family tradition of consistent results-based success. Elaine is very proud that Justine has become her partner and together they look forward to achieving great results for their clients.

Elaine lives on the Upper East Side. She makes a donation to charity with every check she receives.

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445 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Brown Harris Stevens Residential Sales, LLC

Elaine Clayman alcanzó casi $50,000,000 en ventas en 2002 y recibió un reconocimiento como la corredora más importante en Brown Harris Stevens. Elaine vendió el número más alto de departamentos en 2000, 2001 y 2002. Además, vendió el número más alto de propiedades exclusivas para la firma en 2001 y 2002. A través de la investigación extensa, el seguimiento consistente y el apoyo para la compra, Elaine ha creado un volumen notable de ventas.

El profesionalismo e integridad de Elaine Clayman destacan en el campo de bienes raíces. Mercadóloga de nacimiento, es creativa e innovadora en su enfoque y altamente exitosa en el logro de resultados. Antes de incorporarse a Brown Harris Stevens, fue presidente y fundadora de Clayman Realty Group. Su empresa logró éxito y notoriedad destacados cuando introdujo a American Express a la comunidad de corretaje y usó al muy conocido alcalde Ed Kock como su portavoz. Los periódicos The New York Times y Crain's New York Business han aclamado sus triunfos de comercialización.

Elaine ofrece un extenso servicio y apoyo de principio a fin a sus clientes. A través de la consultoría, establece objetivos agresivos pero realistas para vender y comprar. Sus análisis informan a sus clientes de las tendencias actuales del mercado, de las cuales desarrolla un detallado plan de mercadotecnia. Al abarcar una estrategia de precios, permite que el cliente altere los precios basándose en la demanda a la vez que cumple con sus objetivos. Sus programas promocionales son creativos y singulares. Al mostrar las propiedades, Elaine destaca características mediante el uso de medios como la iluminación y crea una atmósfera cómoda para los compradores. Después de establecer objetivos de compra para tipos de propiedades, ubicación, precio y características de la unidad, trabaja para identificar propiedades potenciales para clientes interesados en comprar unidades residenciales. A nadie se le niega una demostración porque Elaine cuenta con un poderoso equipo de mercadotecnia de tres corredores profesionales que trabajan con compradores, y tres personas de apoyo, todos con licencia.

Antes de entrar en el campo de bienes raíces, el espíritu empresarial de Elaine la llevó de la enseñanza a adquirir y operar una galería de arte en Nyack NY y a trabajar como gerente financiero comercial donde se enamoró del negocio de servicios. Su hija Justine vive en Manhattan y trabaja para Calvin Klein. Elaine vive en Manhattan con su esposo Ron Tepperman.

445 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Brown Harris Stevens Residential Sales, LLC

Current Listings

1485 FIFTH AVENUE 10BC

1485 Fifth Avenue 10Bc Condominium
Harlem|$3,100,000
5 Bdrms | 4 Baths | 10 Rooms
ID: 17884449 Open House 5/30/2018, 5:30 - 7:00Elaine Clayman  (212) 906-9353
The Clayman-Bray Team  (212) 906-9353

1485 FIFTH AVENUE 10C

1485 Fifth Avenue 10C Condominium
Harlem|$1,750,000
3 Bdrms | 2 Baths | 5 Rooms
ID: 18087039 Open House 5/30/2018, 5:30 - 7:00Elaine Clayman  (212) 906-9353
The Clayman-Bray Team  (212) 906-9353

1485 FIFTH AVENUE 10B

1485 Fifth Avenue 10B Condominium
Harlem|$1,350,000
2 Bdrms | 2 Baths | 4 Rooms
ID: 18087031 Open House 5/30/2018, 5:30 - 7:00Elaine Clayman  (212) 906-9353
The Clayman-Bray Team  (212) 906-9353

Sold Properties

The following is a list of selected sold properties in which Elaine Clayman has represented the seller, the buyer, or both:

Cooperatives and Condominiums
Rentals

Achievements and Recognition

2017 Referral Group of the Year

Recent Press

Current Market Reports