A New York real estate specialist since 2000, Susan is a savvy, results-driven real estate professional who enjoys strong on-going business relationships and is repeatedly sought-after by both corporate executives, referrals from all walks of life, and her neighbors at London Terrace Towers. Her ingenuity and success in selling prime properties while maximizing the return on investment for her clients has earned her awards, accolades, and a stellar reputation. Over her 17 year career, Susan has sold well over 500 apartments. Her success is due to her extreme client-centric focus, and keen ability to meet her buyers' and sellers' needs. She has sold luxury properties throughout the city with a focus on the West Side of Manhattan, plus has a proven track record in her own building, London Terrace Towers. While known as the quintessential Seller's Agent her negotiation skills have served her buyers and investors equally well. Her no fear approach, tenacity, and out of the box thinking in representing buyers and sellers, coupled with her sharp negotiating prowess and analytical perspective, has resulted in a long list of satisfied clients and successfully closed transactions.
Susan's business sense and market knowledge are enhanced by her expertise in staging, renovation and design. Time and again, her keen eye for potential has helped guide clients to optimizing value in a home or investment. She is enthusiastic, hardworking, and discreet with high ethical standards. Michelle is comfortable rolling up her sleeves to ensure that a property is presented perfectly. She educates her clients through data versus opinion and attributes listening as one of the greatest assets in delivering results and building lasting client relationships.
Besides being known as the "Queen of London Terrace," Susan also became recognized as the EcoQueen of Green as New York City's first Certified Eco-Broker in 2006. Her creativity and knowledge of green and sustainable building and living inspired her cartoon strip, "The Adventures of the Green Queen," which she wrote, directed, and showcases on her two highly-trafficked blogs: www.susansingerspaces.com and londonterracestories.com
Susan provides an extremely high level of service and is comfortable rolling up her sleeves to ensure a property is properly presented; that includes personally staging. Her achievements in real estate are the natural culmination of her vision, passion and business endeavors. After a 15-year career in wholesale accessories Susan ran a green business in upstate New York selling all natural and recycled products for the home and garden. Missing the music scene in Manhattan, she returned to work as Director of Direct Marketing for American Baby Magazine, and completed a two-year degree program in Feng Shui before refocusing her love of home design in a rewarding real estate career.
While Susan employs her knowledge of eco-friendly living and feng shui when either staging a home or identifying a property for her clients her focus is preeminently pragmatic. Focusing on the investment and her clients' lifestyle Susan projects five to seven years ahead when recommending a property.
Along with her professional expertise, Susan has served on the boards of London Terrace Towers, Empire State Pride and 23rd Street Business Association and is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York She is also active with "The Word is Love" organization, which serves the needs of children of incarcerated adults. While her Real Estate career has limited time devoted to her hobby of singing jazz and cabaret she spends her free time frequenting the various venues in the city and is a Patron of Jazz at Lincoln Center.