August 23, 2011TOP PRUDENTIAL DOUGLAS ELLIMAN BROKER ANNOUNCED AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
New York, N.Y. (August 23, 2011) – Top agent, Lawrence Rich, joins CORE as Senior Vice President/Associate Broker. Prior to joining CORE, Lawrence was a Platinum Award-winning Vice President/Associate Broker at Prudential Douglas Elliman. After seven years in real estate, his endurance and innate ability to understand his clients’ specific needs continues to drive his success. As a native New Yorker, Lawrence boasts an unparalleled knowledge of the Manhattan marketplace. In addition, his ability to ease buyers and sellers through even the most complex transactions never ceases to impress both his clients and co-workers. The media looks to him to give commentary and insight into the market as he is a consistent figure in the press and is frequently seen on LXTV’s television show, Open House NYC.
"Lawrence is simply one of the top brokers in the city,” notes Shaun Osher, CEO of CORE. “His attention to detail and reputation for delivering the highest level of personal service to his clients makes him a perfect addition to our boutique culture."
Lawrence’s notable achievements included selling an incredible twenty multimillion-dollar transactions within his first 14 months as a real estate agent which secured him a top spot in the industry. One of these was a $14 million dollar Park Avenue apartment sold in the worst of the economic downturn and others included selling three apartments at 310 East 53rd Street in just one day.
Before his thriving career in real estate, Lawrence owned Rich and Levy for 25 years. The company manufactured high-end women's clothing known for luxurious fabrics and contemporary couture designs. His apparel was featured in top retail stores around the country, and his designs have been worn by celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Joan Lunden and First Lady Nancy Reagan.
Lawrence graduated from Pratt Institute with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. He is still actively involved in the fashion industry and serves as a critic for The Fashion Institute of Technology. He also enjoys photography, drawing and all genres of music and songwriting.
Lawrence currently resides in Sutton Place, and has homes in both East Hampton and Florida.
CORE is a real estate sales and marketing firm delivering the best in brokerage, communications and advisory services for the luxury residential segment. In addition, CORE’s elite group of highly experienced and successful professionals service developers who value efficient, no-nonsense results. CORE was founded by Shaun Osher as a full-service boutique firm with a strict adherence to the principles of integrity, efficiency and results. For more information visit www.corenyc.com.
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