2013-05-08 20:41:01 -
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 05/08/13 -- Dolly Lenz, the top producer of residential real estate sales in the U.S., was the featured speaker at The Luxury Marketing Council of San Francisco. With an aggregate volume of $8 billion in sales, Lenz delivered the keynote address at the 8th Annual Alpha Agents Meeting.
The discussion, conducted for an assemblage of the Bay Area's top agents, developers, principals, hoteliers and CEOs with real estate interests, featured Lenz sharing the trials, tribulations, challenges and victories of her illustrious career. She also revealed some of the secrets of her success; her unique operating philosophy, sales and marketing strategies and special service mindset that helped catapult her to unrivalled dominance in the U.S., and in its toughest and most competitive market, New York City.
Lenz's extraordinary $8 billion sales volume is more than double the next top agent in the country. In 2007 alone Lenz sold $750 million worth of property and earned $10 million in commission. Her clients range from some of the biggest names in entertainment such as Mariah Carey, Billy Joel and Barbra Streisand to the top leaders in business and finance.
Some of Dolly Lenz's career highlights include:
- the sale of the development site at 400 5th Avenue in NYC for $212 million, which became the world-renowned Setai Fifth Avenue;
- rebranding and selling Manhattan House, the largest condominium rental conversion in the U.S. with over 600 units, at an over $1.5 billion sell-out price;
- taking over the failing sales and marketing efforts for the historic Apthorp condominium and successfully selling the necessary number of homes to achieve the NY Attorney General's approval for an effective offering plan, at an over $1 billion sell-out price;
- the sale of New York's Douglas Elliman real estate firm to Prudential and an investor group for a record $73.5 million;
- leading the international sales and marketing effort for Sotheby's International Realty of Millennium Partners' projects including The Ritz Carlton at 50 Central Park South, 1965 Broadway, Millennium Tower and Four Seasons in San Francisco;
- successfully rebranding and selling the failed Cipriani Club Residences at 55 Wall Street in NYC;
- spearheading the overseas sales and marketing campaign for Donald Trump and General Electric's Trump Int'l Hotel and Tower.
Dolly Lenz is frequently featured as a guest speaker on Fox Business News, CNBC, and Bloomberg Business News. Lenz is the featured host of "Secret Lives of the Super Rich: Mega-Homes" on CNBC.