Ellen receives great satisfaction from using her expertise and experience in serving her clients and customers during times of transition in their lives. She expertly guides them through the process of buying or selling a home whether their need is to expand or down-size their living space or they are in the process of relocating. Working under the Sotheby's International Realty brand, Ellen continues to strive for excellence in service and professionalism that has been her commitment for thirty years.
Ellen Feld is the recipient of the 2014 Realtor of the Year Award from the local chapter of the National Association of Realtors. She began her real estate career in 1985 and became a broker in 1987. An active member of her local realty board since 1999, Ellen is a Vice President of its Residential Division and co-chairs the Grievance Committee. Ellen has received the Platinum Club Award - a distinction given to realtors that have earned more than ten multi-million dollar sales awards. Ellen Feld is a GRI graduate.
In 2009, one of the most economically challenging years in recent history, Ellen joined Riverdale's Exclusive Properties Sotheby's International Realty in the task of opening the office as a start-up operation.
In 2002 Ellen received the Community Leadership Award for her outstanding work with NAR's Realtors Housing Relief Fund. For three months she brought checks for rent, maintenance and mortgage payments to the families of those who lost family members on 9/11/2001. The effort took her, working alone and with a colleague, to private homes and to apartment buildings ranging from the projects to luxury high-rises. She personally delivered financial aid and consoled over 25 families.
Ellen has long been active in community and political affairs. In 2010, Ellen was a co-founder of the South Riverdale Avenue Merchants Association and was elected its first president. Ellen has served multi-year terms as president of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club. Her previous professional activities have included U. S. Senate and Democratic National Committee staff, chief of staff for Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, and positions with the American Jewish Committee and Boston University's Human Relations laboratory in New York City. For four years, Ellen was Administrator of the New York Society for Ethical Culture.