About Us

The Katzen Team is comprised of:

Peter Burval
Karen Davidson

Anthony Barillo

Ginette Ancona
Grant Shapolsky

Lisa Reneau

Kelsey Martin

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.

The Katzen Team forges strong connections to their clients; with personable nature and expert insight into the current market and neighborhoods providing a cornerstone to their success.
Together, we deal straight and a focus on the customer 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 is more important in todays real estate market than ever before. It minimizes your risk, gives you control, saves time and provides the highest returns on your investment. We are committed to providing a smooth transaction and 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.

- The Katzen Team will tell you honestly what needs to be done to maximize your profit. If your home is cluttered, we have storage space and movers on call. 

- If a few pieces of extra furniture are needed, we can provide a delivery quickly. For non-furnished spaces, we will provide a solid rental furniture company and go with you or for you in order to stage the property to make it look seamless without the client feeling stressed. 

- 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 will effectively fine tune the marketing strategy for each apartment that we take on as our exclusive; we approach the sale as if it were our own home. 

- 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, and Italian languages and culture. 

- The Katzen Team provides a buyers specialist, sellers specialist, project managers for each Client. 

- The Katzen Team houses an on-site Rental director that specializes in the re-location of an individual or corporation. 

- The Katzen Team selectively creates and tailors searches and preparation for each clients unique needs and goals, with the confidence that they are knowledgeable about the new product that will suit the clients needs. 

- The Katzen Team analyzes the sale patterns of the market and uncovers why those patterns exist.




At Douglas Elliman Real Estate

485 Madison Ave

New York, NY 10022

Office: 212.350.8575

Mobile: 917.705.1864





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