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A native New Yorker, Shawn Modell was born and raised on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Prior to joining Sotheby's International Realty, she built a career in public relations representing celebrities, fashion designers and industry leaders.
Her various expertise ranges from event promotions to the print and online media fields, previously handling publicity for five-star events such as the Tribeca Film Festival, New York Fashion Week and the Sundance Film Festival.
Raised in an established New York family with a deep commitment to philanthropy, she has participated in numerous charitable fund-raising endeavors and proudly served on committees for charities such as Operation Smile, Caron Renaissance Save a Life and Memorial Sloan-Kettering.
A graduate from Tufts University, she is an avid sportswoman who enjoys worldly traveling, dancing lessons, Broadway shows and daily strolls with her beloved dog.
Above all, Shawn's professionalism and vast knowledge of Manhattan's notable real estate market is matched by an ethical standard rooted in integrity and discretion.