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Nikki Field "Number One Team in the Country" on Global Luxury Real Estate Mastermind with Michael Valdes Podcast #104. . .
Nikki Field "Number One Team in the Country" on Global Luxury Real Estate Mastermind with Michael Valdes Podcast #104
Nikki Field runs the #1 team in the country for Sotheby's International Realty and is ranked among the top in the world. Her vision is truly global having creating international "desks" with several of her 19 members. That particular person is focused on driving business from that particular country. At a time when most teams fail, this formula has proven to be successful model. Nikki shares her humble beginnings in the industry and the trajectoryshe followed to become one of the legends in our business. This is an episode you will listen to time and again for advice.
More About Nikki Field
Nikki Field has been a dynamic presence with Sotheby’s International Realty since 1998. Ms. Field pioneered the team sales model in Manhattan by founding the eponymous “The Field Team”, transacting over $3 billion in sales and annually ranking as the #1 Sales Team at Sotheby’s International Realty. Ms. Field has been consistently ranked by The Wall Street Journal/Real Trends annual report as one of America’s Top 250 Real Estate Professionals and consistently one of the Top 20 in New York City. In 2018, Ms. Field sold the most expensive ($54M) re-sale in NYC and she represented both Seller and Buyer.
Ms. Field and her team specialize in Manhattan’s luxury co-op, condo, townhouse and new development markets, where she has set numerous industry-wide record-shattering prices. Additional record sales include multiple $50M+ units on Billionaire’s Row and numerous record Townhouse sales on the Upper East Side. Ms. Field excels in New Development representation including: closing out 995 Fifth Avenue (The Stanhope) for Extell Development, Director of Sales for Kushner Companies at The Puck Building- a $175M+ sell-out and 40 East 72nd a $80M sell-out. She currently is Lead Sales Director for 212 Fifth Avenue, with a $400M+ sell-out. Outside of New York, her numerous worldwide referral sales include a Lake Tahoe residence for $48M and the Residences at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, Mass. Ms. Field excels as a financial portfolio advisor for international investors in securing and managing prime, global residential real estate.
Since 2008, Ms. Field has been traveling extensively to emerging markets in Asia, building on the growing global business of Sotheby’s International Realty. In 2017, Ms. Field co-authored “The Chinese Definitive Guide to USA Real Estate”, which is published in Chinese and available on Amazon.com. Within Sotheby’s International Realty and its 930 brokerages in 70 countries, Nikki is recognized as one its top performing agents. She is an original member of Sotheby’s International Realty’s Market Leaders, an elite network of Top Producing agents who collaborate to match ultra-high net worth buyers and sellers worldwide. Ms. Field is a board member of NYRAC. Ms. Field is a regular featured industry speaker and frequently is interviewed by national and international news outlets as an authority on the luxury residential market. She was showcased in the PBS installment of “Super Skyscrapers” in which One57, “The Billionaire Building”, was featured as America’s most luxurious residential building and highlighted Ms. Field’s noted sales record of multiple $50M single unit sales.
More About Michael Valdes
Michael Valdes is the Senior Vice President of Global Servicing for Realogy Corporation. In that role he oversees the international servicing platform for all Realogy brands including Century 21, Coldwell Banker, ERA, Better Homes & Garden, Corcoran, Climb and Sotheby’s International Realty in 113 countries. He has been with Realogy in a variety of roles for the past 14 years. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Valdes was Director of Private Banking at Deutsche Bank for just under a decade where he oversaw a book of business of just under $1 billion. He has the distinction of being the first Director in the United States of Latino descent.
Mr. Valdes is the Chair of the AREAA Global Advisory Board and co-host of the 2020 AREAA Global Luxury Summit. He is also a current member of the NAHREP Corporate Board of Governors. Additonally, he is a member of the Realogy Diversity Board as well as the Executive Chair of the ONE VOZ, Hispanic ERG for the firm. He is a former Board Member of Mount Sinai Hospital in Miami Beach as well as the Shanti Organization in San Francisco. Michael was also a Board Member of Pink & Blue for 2, an organization started by Olivia Newton-John to promote breast and prostate cancer awareness. He currently resides in New York City and has a home in Miami.