Deirdre entered the world of Real Estate in 1991 following a career in public and employee communications for a major insurance company. Deirdre founded her own business, Deirdre O'Connell Realty, Inc. in 2003 with an office in Manhasset. She expanded her operation to the North Fork in 2005 with the opening of an office in Cutchogue. Deirdre and her team set themselves apart in real estate through their real estate expertise, professionalism and attention to personal service. Her successful business was acquired by Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty in 2007. Deirdre was named the General Sales Manager and is also the Manhasset Sales Manager. She splits her time and responsibility between Manhasset and the North Fork - listing, selling and managing in both locations.