Susan de França
President & Chief Executive Officer - DE Development Marketing
Susan de França
Susan de França joined Douglas Elliman Development Marketing as President and CEO in 2011. Ms. de França’s unrivaled expertise and insights in development, design, marketing, and sales have been integral to the division’s expansion throughout New York, Florida, California, Massachusetts and Texas. Under Ms. de França’s leadership, Douglas Elliman Development Marketing has represented high-profile projects such as 150 Charles, 10 Madison Square West, 111 Murray, 432 Park Avenue, Faena House, Miami Beach EDITION, and The Residences at the West Hollywood EDITION, many of which achieved record breaking statistics.
Ms. de França’s vision, passion, and expertise are reflected in the success of Douglas Elliman Development Marketing under her tutelage. With an $87 billion global new development portfolio, Douglas Elliman Development Marketing is a real estate leader both nationally and internationally.
Prior to joining Douglas Elliman, Ms. de França was the President of Related Sales for 10 years and presided over $8 billion worth of sales within the company’s luxury and super-luxury condominium portfolio in New York, Boston, Chicago, and Los Angeles. During her tenure at Related, her prestigious portfolio included One Central Park, The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, The Chatham, Superior Ink, The Clarendon, Boston, and The Century, Los Angeles. Ms. de França also previously acted as Executive Vice President and Managing Director of The Sunshine Group, Ltd.