INTRODUCING Edward Schmidt
***Douglas Elliman Real Estate Top Producing Associate Broker & Award Winner
***Long Island Board of Realtors "Top 20 Rising Stars Under 40" Award - 2019
***Douglas Elliman Real Estate - Long Island "Rising Star" Recognition - 2019
St. Anthony's High School Class of 2011 Stony Brook University
Areas of Specialty: Long Island's North Shore, from Port Washington to Port Jefferson, but Willing & Able to Serve from Manhattan to Montauk
Market Experience: $318,000 to $6,450,000
Certified Relocation Agent
WHAT DO I BRING TO THE TABLE?
Innovation, charisma, tenacity, entrepreneurial spirit, professionalism...
I pride myself on providing a comprehensive and concierge-style service to all, with the goal of defining excellence and defying the expectations of my clients. Bringing value to my clients is paramount. Homeowners and prospective purchasers far too often are the recipients of the subpar "service" and passiveness that plagues the real estate industry. Marketing strategies are meticulously custom-tailored to individual needs, and I work to execute my plans both swiftly and aggressively. Innovation is of the utmost importance in today's highly competitive, ever-evolving world. I am known for thinking "outside of the box" and employing creative, bold tactics in an effort to bring pursuits and dreams to fruition. My methods can be described as a marriage of a fresh, modern, "high tech" approach and traditional, proven, "high touch" practices.
I also bring an in-depth, firsthand knowledge of location and lifestyle to the table, and am able to expertly represent properties across a wide array of Long Island's communities. As a lifelong resident of Setauket and expert on coastal stretch from the Huntington area to the Port Jefferson area, I understand the value of the way of life that is afforded to residents of Long Island's North Shore - a trait paramount to marketing properties within that area and acquainting buyers with the products that they desire. With that said, we have evolved from the days of “neighborhood” agents. Today, it is critical to be tapped into a vast network of professionals - locally, nationally, and internationally - and I am proud to hold those connections to the benefit my seller and buyer clients. Although my heart lies on the north shore, I also pride myself on the ability to expertly serve purchasers and sellers across the entirety of both Suffolk and Nassau Counties. I hold a true understanding as to where buyers are stemming from - and so target the source when marketing homes.
My time with Douglas Elliman continues to mold me into a well-rounded, competent real estate professional. I am proud to see that my clients' confidence in my ability is reflected in my accomplishments, and that my methods, knowledge, and experience have translated into solid results for many. Mentorship has played a key role in my development, and I am privileged to have been molded by Kelley Taylor, the executive manager of Elliman's Huntington Office, a highly-regarded 30-year Elliman veteran. My seller and purchaser portfolio is diverse and inclusive of corporate executives, foreign nationals, high net worth individuals, downsizers, first time homebuyers, and relocation clients, In summary, I handle it all and have great experience in price points ranging from $318,000 to $6,450,000. I have achieved record setting sales in various market places across Long Island, have secured unprecedented partnerships, and have spearheaded the creation of a new Young Professionals division within Douglas Elliman's Long Island division.
The desire to build the very best repertoire possible motivates me to succeed in all facets of work and life. I have spent years developing a reputation as a trusted and well-respected colleague, advisor, leader, businessperson, and friend, and I strive to uphold that reputation. A seaman at heart, I've weathered many storms - both literally and figuratively. No wave is too high to overcome. My experiences have provided me with an unparalleled understanding of treacherous seas and how they should be navigated. My promise to you is that I will always be at the helm, ready to push forward with industry, zeal, and, most importantly, with your very best interest in mind.
WHAT'S MY STORY?
My experiences growing up on Long Island's North Shore have shaped me into who I am today, and I believe that one would be hard-pressed to find a more perfect place to raise a family, work, and enjoy life. My interest in real estate stems back nearly two decades, to a time when I constructed sprawling Lego cities, sandcastles, and forts. That ever-creative mind combined with a strong entrepreneurial spirit, and I was consistently seeking out new business ventures.
Upon graduating from Saint Anthony's High School in South Huntington, NY, I went on to pursue a Bachelor's Degree at Stony Brook University with the end goal of attending dental school. After four years of pre-dental studies, I reverted to my true passion. Real estate seemed to be a natural fit…a dynamic field that is found at the crossroads of my interests.
Motivated to make a difference, I became heavily involved in the local business and political scene at a young age. My experiences in these fields have provided me with an education that is second to none. I have since developed a strong network of professionals and experts across a wide swath of fields. Dedication to and love for my community are both part of who I am, past and present. I continue to serve the Inc. Village of Poquott in the capacity of board-appointed Beach Commissioner, while also acting as an active volunteer contributor to the Poquott Community Association and advisor to the Mayor's office. My will to serve is also reflected in my past practice as an emergency medical technician. My free time is spent out on the waters and beaches of Long Island Sound, enjoying everything that the "North Shore" life style affords - from waterskiing and fishing to sailing and sunsets. I also have a love of skiing, the culinary world, all things travel-related, photography, and hockey.
There is so much more to an individual than a short bio can touch upon, so please give me a call, send an email, or fire away a text, whether you (or someone you may know) are looking to sell, purchase, rent, relocate, invest, or simply have a question. I so look forward to sharing what I know and love, as well as sharing in the next chapter of your life.
WHY DOUGLAS ELLIMAN
Simply put, Douglas Elliman is the Definition of Excellence in real estate. Elliman's power, potential, and reach provides invaluable tools to us as agents which, in turn, ensures that our buyers and sellers are expertly represented. From the hedge-lined properties of the Hamptons and high-rises of Manhattan, to sleepy suburban streets and the slopes of Aspen, Colorado, Douglas Elliman has propelled itself to the forefront of all facets of modern American real estate. We have achieved the position of market leader on Long Island, with more transactions and a higher sales volume than any other brokerage. Our firm is comprised of a bona fide team of 8,000, spread across over 120 strategically established branches; an incredible network of true professional. Top-notch education and support has yielded concrete results - tens of billions in sales each year and hundreds of thousands of satisfied clients. The statistics and results speak volumes. While our brand is loved locally, we are also highly regarded globally. Elliman's unparalleled partnership with Knight Frank Residential, a premier international firm, connects us with all corners of the world