About Us

The KatzenTeam is comprised of:

Peter Burval

Karen Davidson

Anthony Barillo

Lisa Reneau

Kelsey Martin

Lance Taffe

Matt Amico

We are advisors of one of the largest asset classes in the world. We are not just brokering deals but are operating at an advisory level. We elevate the experience of property acquisition.

Led by Frances Katzen, the Katzen Team is ranked as a Top 10 producing Team and the top 1% in the nation. Comprised of an elite Team of brokers who specialize in domestic and international real estate, the team expertly serves a sophisticated clientele worldwide and possesses a sharp, detailed memory for real estate data which spans the globe. 

Frances's commitment to openness, integrity and honesty is reflected in the team that mirrors these philosophies. These agents were selected not only for their skills but their ethics. The Katzen Team is Dynamic, results driven group of highly trained Real Estate professionals, providing brokerage results to sellers, buyers and Developers.The team forges strong connections with their clients; with a personal nature and expert insight into the current market conditions, alongside neighborhoods, providing a cornerstone to their success.

Navigating clients through increasingly complex deals and interpreting data through results and facts. The Katzen Team offers clients modern marketing strategies that are not only dynamic, but effective. The team has earned a reputation as agents that get the job done, where others have not, on tough sell properties.
The Katzen Team creates a custom tailored marketing campaign that uniquely positions and highlights a property, maximizing exposure to procure the best selling price and terms from a well-qualified purchaser.

Together, we communicate transparently with a focus on the customer, a thinking which separates an average real estate team to one that exceeds your expectations. 
Whether you are buying or selling a home or marketing a new development project, the value of your agents contacts, market knowledge, and negotiation skills are more relevant in today's real estate market than ever before. It minimizes your risk, gives you control, saves time and provides the highest return on your investment. We are committed to providing a smooth transaction with flawless personal service. 

The Katzen Team possesses a sharp detailed memory for real estate data, such as layouts, building histories, new developments, recent sales comparables, pricing, staging and re- formatting of existing layouts. 
Our ability to implement innovative, out of the box strategies- including identifying purchase opportunities and possibilities that are not publicly advertised, insures the broadest possible options available for the customer.
As buyer specialists, this team has the skill set for finding the most suitablematches for their customers by listening and not lecturing.

The Katzen Team will tell you honestly what needs to be done to maximize your profit. If the residence needs to be de-cluttered, we can provide the contacts to assist in storing or removing items from the residence.

Fornon-furnished spaces, we will provide a professional staging services that can meet your budgets needs and organize the logistics to make it a seamless experience for the client.

The Katzen Team will be honest about your homes true market value and not just tell you what you might want to hear. Each apartment is different requiring a tailor made marketing approach. 

The Katzen Team is focused on personal service and working with clients from all sectors of New York City, fully appreciating their desire for premium discretion, high level knowledge and efficiency. 

The Katzen Team specializes in Domestic and International Listings and Customers, supporting them through a team fluent in French, Spanish, andItalian languages and culture. 

The Katzen Team houses their own Rental Group and Director that specializes inthe re-location of corporations and clients, both domestic and abroad. 

The Katzen Team analyzes the sale patterns of the market and uncovers why those patterns exist and utilizes it to their clients advantage.

The Katzen team has a commitment to deliver client results while adhering to the principles of communication, professionalism, reliability and ethics.




At Douglas Elliman Real Estate

485 Madison Ave

New York, NY 10022

Office: 212.350.8575

Mobile: 917.705.1864





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