Licensed Real Estate Broker New York
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson California
DRE # 02131038
Top 3% Companywide 2020 Ellies
Wall Street Journal Top 150 Teams in the USA 2020
Douglas Elliman Knight Frank Global Luxury Real Estate Agent
Consistently Ranked Top 1%-3% Since 2015
Consistently Ranked Top 100-150 Teams in U.S. Since 2015
Consistently Ranked Chairman’s Pinnacle, Diamond, Platinum & Gold Awards
Expert Service. Exceptional Results. Laura Cao strives to be the best at everything she does, and loves her job with the country’s top real estate firm. An award-winning real estate broker for over 16 years, and recently ranked Top 150 Teams in the USA by The Wall Street Journal, Laura has earned coveted industry accolades for her performance, as well as consistent compliments from clients who repeatedly refer her business. Honest, trustworthy and reputable are just some of the qualities Laura receives praise for on a daily basis.
As one of the youngest and most accomplished real estate agent, Laura’s diverse clientele includes investors from Asia and Europe as well as CEOs of top corporations, entertainment and fashion firms, with Barclays, Chase, Citibank, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Conde Nast, Gucci and LVMH among the many. She has also gained recognition in top media spots with her properties featured in the New York Post, New York Times, and appearances on HGTV “Selling New York,” to name a few.
Laura has lived and worked in the New York and California through her career owning her vast knowledge of real estate through both coasts where she consistently represents, sells and rents real estate.
A San Francisco native, Laura received her Bachelor degree at 21. At 23, she earned a Masters of Communications from New York University, purchased her first investment property in then sold it two years later for a substantial profit. At 26, Laura bought another commercial investment property plus two new townhouses through a 1031 Tax Exchange, honing her knowledge and negotiation skills sought after by owners and real estate developers alike.
Always striving to be on top of her profession, Laura is very strategic in negotiating the best deals for her clients no matter what the market climate. She possesses extensive experience in all aspects of the real estate business, and exhibits a strong work ethic that stops at nothing to get results. What’s more, Laura is highly personable and takes extreme care in listening to all her clients’ needs assuring unmatched superior service every time.
Before entering real estate, Laura worked in film production, public relations and promotions. She offers sellers and owners the most innovative marketing and advertising approach, and has a proven track for achieving record prices in record time. For buyers and renters, Laura has extensive knowledge and experience in the luxury real estate market in New York and California, and enjoys educating customers on every aspect of real estate to always inspire informed decisions. Laura also has experience dealing with complex real estate transactions including short sales and commercial real estate making her the true consummate real estate professional.
From the first moment you meet Laura, she exudes passion for her work. Call her (212) 350-2828 for unrivaled services whether you want to buy, sell or rent.
When Laura is rarely not working, she donates to charity, enjoys cooking, learning photography and traveling to see different architecture around the globe for inspiration.