Melanie Lazenby, an Executive Vice President at Prudential Douglas Elliman, brings exceptional energy and enthusiasm to the real estate process, along with a keen understanding of people’s unique lifestyle needs. Melanie, who lived in and traveled to many places on the map, has great insight into what people want in a home. She also knows how to find it, as proven by her successful sales track record and the many referrals and repeat customers she enjoys. This warm, welcoming and dedicated professional puts people at ease immediately, and helps guide them through the transaction with her sound market knowledge and guidance on everything from finding a moving company to finding a mortgage broker. In addition to providing full-service brokerage, she also makes the experience fun, believing that humor is important in alleviating what can sometimes be a stressful time. Melanie’s success in the real estate field came immediately, earning her a spot among the Top 10 percent of brokers in her first year at another prominent firm. Today, at Prudential Douglas Elliman, she continues working one-on-one with buyers in finding their ideal home, and serves sellers in partnership with accomplished fellow agent Dina Lewis. Together, the team with over ten years of combined real estate sales experience provides exemplary full service to sellers, maximizing every sale with their impeccable marketing and negotiating skills. Born in London, Melanie lived in Australia and California, then attended boarding school in Connecticut. She graduated from the University of Hawaii with a communications degree, pursuing work as an associate producer for an ABC affiliate television station in Hawaii and as an account executive for the Pacific’s largest public relations firm. Her fine marketing, customer service and organizational skills have been a great asset throughout her career and followed her to Paris, where she studied French at the Sorbonne and handled public relations for a top Parisian designer. While she gives her all to her clientele, Melanie also gives to her community as a Young Advocate for the Human Rights Watch, a volunteer for New York Cares, and an active member of the Junior League. Enjoying city life is her daily routine, yet traveling to places far and wide is always appealing when time allows. Melanie is consistently recognized as a leader in her field and is currently ranked in the top 1% of real estate professionals in the national Prudential Real Estate Network.