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As a native New Yorker, Dan Chen brings an efficient, fun, and balanced approach to the New York City real estate market. His passion and enthusiasm for learning about his clients' individual needs, lifestyles, and investment goals, as well as his ability to artfully negotiate and collaborate with other partners on their behalf, enables Dan to help his clients obtain their desired results.
Formerly with the largest real estate firm in North America, Dan was an award-winning agent who was ranked in the top 3% of Keller Williams' 125,000+ agents globally for total transaction and sales volume in 2015. He also served as Director of Sales and highest ranking agent for a boutique real estate brokerage firm in NYC before joining Sotheby's International Realty.
Dan is a graduate of Regis High School on the Upper East Side and Brandeis University in Boston, where he attended as a Leonard Bernstein Scholar, the recipient of a full merit scholarship for violin performance. Academically, he studied Political Science, International Relations, Music, and Theatre Arts. As a violinist, Dan has won numerous competitions, performed at various venues in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, and studied primarily under the tutelage of a renowned professor at The Juilliard School on the Upper West Side. He plays an Italian violin made in 1783 by Giuseppe Odoardi.
In addition to real estate and music, Dan has worked as a model in the U.S. and Europe for renowned fashion, commercial, and magazine clients such as Banana Republic, Macy's, Uniqlo, Asos, Nike, L'Officiel Paris, and Marie Claire China. He is the Chief Marketing Officer of CareTeam App, a mobile-friendly application that gives clinicians and medical professionals at top hospitals instant access to contacts, guidelines, and protocols. Dan is also Founder of Domi Chinrest, which produces innovative memory foam chin and shoulder rests for the violin and viola.
Dan's heritage is Taiwanese and South Korean, and he speaks English and Korean.