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 and son, and has lived and worked in Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, and New York City. She was educated locally attending St. Raymond Elementary School, Sacred Heart Academy High School, and St. John's University 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 for 10 years.
Throughout her career, Donna has held numerous leadership roles in retail, sales, and marketing for such prestigious companies as Macy's, Estee Lauder, and Marvin Windows & Doors. Donna developed an excellent skill set in strategic price 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 collaborated with architects and contractors on showroom design and construction, created custom marketing campaigns, and launched 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 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 home buying and/or selling success.