Cathy Taub, Senior Global Real Estate Advisor and Associate Broker, has over $2 billion in career sales. She consistently ranks in the national top 50 by Sales Volume (WSJ/Real Trends), top 3 in the Sotheby’s International Realty – Manhattan Brokerage, and top 25 among Sotheby's International Realty, nationwide. Cathy is known for creating value and delivering premium pricing for her sellers throughout Manhattan and acting as an advisor wherever her clients may have real estate investments. In addition to having earned a reputation as one of the smartest brokers in New York City, her more than 20 years of selling cooperatives, condominiums and townhouses, guarantees sellers and buyers that they are dealing with a seasoned professional accustomed to working through the inevitable issues that arise in the often-thorny world of real estate. Cathy’s clients benefit from her many years of law practice; she is a detail-oriented, creative problem solver with a commitment to developing relationships of trust with clients and industry peers and has an astute understanding of negotiation tactics and the perseverance to get the job done no matter what obstacles arise. Passionate about her work, Cathy remains calm in stressful situations and is accustomed to advising sophisticated and demanding clients in fast moving, significant transactions—skills that serve her clients well in the highly charged and nuanced New York City real estate market. Clients uniformly remark that Cathy’s skills, intellect, market knowledge and diligence have proven critical to the success of their transactions. Highly regarded within the brokerage community, Cathy is acutely aware of the importance of maintaining great relationships with colleagues, co-brokers and the many people involved in getting to the closing table. She is known as well for her sharp wit and keen sense of humor, both of which make her a pleasure to work with.
Cathy’s expertise also extends to the early-stage planning, marketing and sale of new condominiums. She is currently marketing Tamarkin Co.'s gorgeous conversion of 555 West End Avenue. Previous new developments have included the luxury condominiums at 151 East 78th Street designed by Peter Pennoyer Architects, 508 West 24th Street, 456 West 19th Street and 47 East 91st Street, also Tamarkin Co. projects. Being involved in the resale and new development market enables Cathy to keep her pulse on pricing and market trends.
Cathy is proud to be one of the two Founding Chairpersons of the New York Residential Agent Continuum (NYRAC,) an organization established in 2018 by and for residential real estate agents. NYRAC is focused on enhancing the consumer experience and elevating the status of the residential brokerage profession in New York City by encouraging innovation, transparency, ethics, advocacy, influence, best practices, education, collegiality and professional networking.
An honors graduate of Barnard College and the George Washington University Law School, where she was elected an Editor of the Law Journal, Cathy’s tenacity, integrity, discretion and professionalism set a high standard.