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Cathy Taub is a Senior Global Real Estate Advisor and Associate Broker with over $1.8 billion in career sales and a 2017 Wall Street Journal/Real Trends ranking of #42 in the country by Sales Volume and #3 in the Sotheby’s International Realty – Manhattan Brokerage. Cathy works with sellers to list properties throughout Manhattan and represents buyers in their search for primary homes, pieds-a-terre and investment properties and has vast experience selling cooperatives, condominiums and townhouses. She appreciates the unique opportunities afforded to her clients by the deep, unparalleled reach of the Sotheby’s International Realty network.
Cathy’s clients benefit from her many years of law practice; she is a detail-oriented, creative dealmaker and problem solver with a commitment to developing relationships of trust with clients and industry peers, an astute understanding of negotiation tactics and the perseverance to get the job done no matter what obstacles arise. Passionate about her work, Cathy remains calm in stressful situations and is accustomed to advising sophisticated and demanding clients in fast moving, significant transactions—skills that serve her clients well in the highly charged and nuanced New York City real estate market.
Clients uniformly remark that Cathy’s skills, intellect, market knowledge and diligence have proven critical to the success of their transactions. Highly regarded within the brokerage community, Cathy is acutely aware of the importance of maintaining great relationships with colleagues, co-brokers and the many people involved in getting to the closing table. She is known as well for her sharp wit and keen sense of humor, both of which make her a pleasure to work with.
Cathy’s expertise also extends to the early-stage planning, marketing and sale of new condominiums. Her expertise is frequently sought by developers to assess the viability of new projects, including pricing, floor plan design and building amenities. Most recently, she was involved with the successful marketing and sale of two ground-up luxury condominiums: 151 East 78th Street, designed by Peter Pennoyer Architects and 508 West 24th Street, a Cary Tamarkin project. Previous new developments have included the condominiums at 456 West 19th Street, 47 East 91st Street and 245 West 19th Street. Being involved in the resale and new development market enables Cathy to keep her pulse on pricing and market trends.
An honors graduate of Barnard College and the George Washington University Law School, where she was elected an Editor of the Law Journal, Cathy’s tenacity, integrity, discretion and professionalism set a high standard.