Since joining Sotheby's International Realty in 1999, Michele Llewelyn, Global Real Estate Advisor, Associate Broker, has established a diverse international clientele from corporate CEOs to actors. She has represented sellers successfully on record-breaking transactions and strategically negotiated excellent values for her buyers on some of the most unique townhouses, condominiums and cooperatives in the city, and she shows luxury properties in a broad spectrum of Manhattan's neighborhoods. Having attended Sotheby's International Realty's Global Networking Conferences for years, she also actively meets and networks with worldwide managers and colleagues to personally refer her clients and assist them in buying or selling their homes in other locations domestically or internationally.
Michele began her real estate career in 1997 after gaining nine years of sales experience with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. Achieving Four Seasons' prestigious President Club Level, she negotiated worldwide hotel rates with top financial, network and legal firms and successfully managed the corporate request for proposal process, giving her excellent negotiating skills and the ability to create effective packages for tough coop boards.
Michele earned her bachelor's degree in business at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, and completed real estate courses at Marymount College and NYU. Having been selected by the Real Estate Board of New York, she completed the inaugural course of the prestigious New York Residential Specialist Designation (NYRS). The NYRS designation focuses on ethics, negotiating skills and industry knowledge. She also achieved NRT's Top Quarterly 1,000 Sales Associates in 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012 out of 45,000 agents across the country.