Hiroko Akutsu Lee brings an exemplary level of service quality and professionalism to her field. A successful Long Island and Queens, NY real estate specialist for over 10 years, she helps local and international clients achieve their unique goals and acquire the value they deserve.
Earning numerous industry designations and advancing in her knowledge over the years, Hiroko has honed her experience representing a wide variety of individuals who seek her expertise, ranging from sellers and buyers to landlords, tenants, plus relocation and commercial clients. Her outstanding results have won her not only an extensive and loyal clientele, but a business that’s built on over 90 percent referrals.
Hiroko is known for her personalized service, vast market insight and extensive network of contacts. She also draws upon her strengths of savvy negotiating and attention to detail to ensure that the real estate experience is a smooth success for every client. Warm, caring, diligent and patient, she will guide you through your search or sale with the utmost concern for your unique needs, and best interests.
Originally from Tokyo, Japan, Hiroko holds a BA degree in Economics. She came to New York in 1981 with her husband who transferred here on business. Hiroko has extensive experience dealing with investment properties both in New York as well as overseas. Prior to her pursuing real estate as a full-time career, she worked for various financial institutions, for an international organization in New York, and as a freelance business interpreter and translator.
Fluent in English and Japanese, Hiroko loves to explore different cultures through her love of worldwide travel. She also has a passion for art history, Japanese calligraphy, international cuisine and learning new topics of interest, from business and technology to history, science and literature.
Designations & Associations:
Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS)
Graduate of Realtors Institute(GRI)
Certified New Home Sales Professional(CSP)
Certified Buyer Representative( CBR)
Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource(SFR)
Broker Price Opinion Resource (BPOR)
Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES)
Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)
Long Island Board of Realtors (LIBOR)
New York State Association of Realtors (NYSAR)
National Association of Realtors (NAR)
Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council, Inc. (REBAC)
Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA)