As the Branch Manager of Douglas Elliman's new Rockville Centre Office, and formerly the Sales Manager of Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty's Rockville Centre Office, Donna brings over 18 years of real estate experience to her Team of Real Estate Professionals dedicated to achieving successful results while offering the highest level of professionalism, commitment, diligence, discretion and personal attention.
Donna was born and raised on Long Island and possess an excellent understanding of the landscape and lifestyle of our local communities. She was born in Rockville Centre, grew up in East Rockaway, resides in Lynbrook with her husband Bob and son Chris, and has lived and worked in Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, and New York City. Her schools of education were all local attending St. Raymond Elementary School in East Rockaway, Sacred Heart Academy High School in Hempstead, and St. John's University in Queens where she earned a B.S. Degree in Marketing, was a 4-year collegiate cheerleader, and returned to St. John's University to be the Cheerleading Coach between 1990 - 2000.
Throughout her career, Donna has held numerous leadership roles in retail, sales, and marketing for such prestigious companies as Macy's, Estee Lauder, and the distributor of Marvin Windows & Doors. Donna developed an excellent skill set in pricing strategies and negotiations as a Buyer for Macy's North East. She developed a keen understanding for analyzing local market trends as a Planning & Distribution Manager for Origins Brand Retail Stores. And she was able to use her creativity and exquisite interior design sense while collaborating with architects and contractors on showroom design and construction, creating custom marketing campaigns, and launching grand opening events as a Marvin Window & Door Design Gallery Brand Manager.
In addition to having a strong business acumen, Donna believes her success in real estate has been based on her focus of 5-P's…Proper Pricing, Preparation, Promotion, Professionalism and People. Donna's years of experience, coupled with her knowledge of the real estate market, genuine caring nature, and positive, inspirational mindset, positions her as a seasoned professional with a wealth of information that can assist, guide, and support her Team and their clients to achieve an amazing home buying or selling success.