Christina Galesi, Senior Global Real Estate Advisor and Associate Broker with Sotheby's International Realty, has been with the company since 1999. She is a luxury property specialist with well over $300 million in sales. Christina specializes in representing the complex portfolio of issues particularly associated with high-end estates as well as meeting the high expectations cultivated by both buyers and sellers of this particular real estate market.
Among the 46,000 sales associates across all NRT brands, including Sotheby's International Realty, Corcoran, Coldwell Banker, ERA and Century 21, Christina ranks among the top two percent of the company's entire sales force. She is ranked #55--of the Top 250 Individual Real Estate Professionals by Average Sales Price Nationwide in 2015 by The Wall Street Journal & Real Trends Magazine and was named among the Top 100 Most Influential Real Estate Brokers in NY 2016 by Real Estate Executive Magazine.
Bruce Zipf, President and CEO of NRT, Sotheby's International Realty's parent company, has thanked Christina for her strong commitment, perseverance and loyalty and stated that he is proud to count her among the NRT elite. She is one of the select few seasoned agents nationwide who understands the intricacies of managing the investments of this discerning clientele and does so discretely and meticulously.
Christina focuses on selling high-end properties and has a history of negotiating record-breaking waterfront sales including prestigious Southampton waterfront properties with prices ranging from $18 million to $29.9 million. Having not only sold a stunning Sagaponack property with the last asking price of $14,900,000 and a celebrity home asking $9,995,000, Christina has recently sold over $75,000,000 in properties. Some of these properties include a Sagaponack waterfront asking $19,995,000, the prestigious John Randolph Hearst Jr. Estate asking $8,500,000, the Estate of Arthur O. Sulzberger asking $11,950,000, Edge of Woods Farm asking $12,500,000 and the "Bois Dorés" Estate asking $14,000,000. Currently, Christina is representing the Chauncey Close Compound asking $32,000,000—one of the most sought after waterfront properties in the Hamptons.
Based on 40 years of relationship building in the Hamptons and New York City, Christina's connections have brought buyers and sellers together successfully over and over again.
Prior to joining Sotheby's International Realty, Christina was an executive in a private investment company with strategic divisions in commercial real estate development, manufacturing and telecommunications.