Stefani Berkin is President of R New York, one of New York City’s largest real estate brokerage companies, where she leads an experienced management team responsible for more than 700 licensed agents. The company’s 100% commission model favors entrepreneurs, rewarding independent operators with the highest payout in the industry. In 2015, Mrs. Berkin introduced a full real estate education curriculum, built around seminars from industry leaders and specialists to support agent needs. She facilitates team building and encourages collaborative work amongst agents. Stefani also formed a partnership with Wounded Warriors to fast-track veterans into second careers with R New York. Prior to joining R New York, Mrs. Berkin worked on a myriad of high profile deals at The Heddings Property Group, Douglas Elliman and The Modlin Group. She is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York, as well as the Real Estate Divisions of YJP, UJA, AIPAC, and FIDF. Stefani is also a member of The Harmonie Club of New York City. Mrs. Berkin combines her fortified background with a far-reaching market influence and has spearheaded R New York to close over $1.8 billion worth of sales. Additionally, she has worked vigorously to lift the company to the top five largest residential brokerages in New York City. Mrs. Berkin is a forward-thinking, passionate and attentive leader who aims to continuously disrupt the real estate industry. Her reputation for marketing luxury properties to elite foreign buyers was built on complete discretion and offering personalized client services to close transactions effectively. In her current management role, Stefani interviews every new agent and seals top-level partnerships with developers to secure exclusive listings for the firm. Mrs. Berkin is an honors graduate of the University of Michigan, an avid tennis player, and also enjoys dance, theater, fitness, and fashion. She is an active supporter of Dress for Success, The New York City Rescue Mission, City Harvest and Race for the Cure.