Ranked 3rd in Sales Volume
~The Corcoran Group 2007-2010
Ranked 9th in Sales Volume Nationwide
~ 2008 Wall Street Journal's Top 200 Real Estate Professionals
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Deanna Kory has distinguished herself as being among the top 5 brokers in The Corcoran Group since joining in 2001. Prior to that, she was the top broker at another major firm for over a dozen years. With nearly twenty-five years of experience in the real estate industry, Deanna Kory has built a reputation as a hard-working broker with the intellect, knowledge, sensitivity, and expertise to assist all of her clients in realizing their real estate goals. She has a predominantly referral-based clientele which is a testament to these attributes. Along with her team, Deanna has sold well over $1 billion of residential real estate in Manhattan and her team has grown over the years to become a unified and strong presence throughout the city. From East Side to West Side, Downtown to Uptown, the team has first-hand knowledge of all of Manhattan’s varied markets.
A testament to Deanna and her team's marketing success is the sheer variety and depth of her transactions: Deanna has marketed and sold apartments and townhouses of all varieties, from large properties in top buildings on Central Park West and Fifth Avenue to downtown lofts and numerous condo and coop sales of all sizes city-wide. In addition to marketing apartments and townhouses, Deanna has headed up several sales teams in major new developments including one $300 million dollar development where she was responsible for over $100 million in sales within 9 months. She is lauded in the industry and by her loyal clientele for her brilliance in marketing and for facilitating the best possible sale for the seller.
She was named one of the 2008 Top Women in New York Real Estate by Tri-State Weekly and she was among the top 3 salespeople in the entire company at Corcoran in 2007 and 2009. She also has been honored amongst the city’s real estate elite by Avenue magazine in both 2008 and 2009. She consistently ranks within the list of top broker city-wide and nationwide every year, as well as holding many other honors repeatedly year after year.
Deanna’s warm personality and her career accomplishments have won her recognition inside and outside the industry. She is often sought-after for her expert analysis and opinions on the condition of the residential real estate market, as well as current trends in the print media including the New York Times, The Real Deal, and New York Magazine, as well as television media, including NY1, WNBC’s Today in New York, and LXTV’s Open House NYC.
Always a consummate professional, Deanna never departs from the highest ethical standards while thriving on the remarkably productive relationships she develops with whomever she deals with professionally. Before entering the real estate industry, Deanna worked in public relations, promoting classical musicians, honing her marketing skills which have proven invaluable. She has a proven record of unmatched expertise in marketing properties and achieving the highest possible sales prices.
Deanna stands out in the industry as a pioneer in staging properties for resale and has a keen knowledge of what it takes to create a visually appealing space by improving, or even redesigning, what exists, in order to increase the market value of the property. This understanding and expertise helps present an apartment in a way that will appeal to the widest group of buyers and is invaluable information to a would-be seller.
Besides her unusual interpersonal skills, her intelligence, intuition, empathy, and sensitivity to clients’ specific requirements, Deanna possesses superior negotiating skills. She is attentive to the unique qualities of each property, ensuring that all transactions proceed smoothly, and always puts her clients’ needs first. Because her personalized service is so highly valued, Deanna’s business is mainly referral-based.
A Phi Beta-Kappa graduate of Oberlin, Deanna has lived on the Upper West Side, specifically Central Park West for over twenty-five years with her husband, and two kids, daughter, Giorgi and son, Jeremy.