Yael Shapiro has earned a loyal following of clients who rely on her to match them not just with a property, but a home that suits their lifestyle. Particularly in her own Upper West Side community, Yael takes her role a step further by matching grateful clients and friends with the right services to make their lives simpler, whether it be a babysitter, house cleaner, designer or mover.
Yael’s professionalism, enthusiasm, honesty, cheerful demeanor as well as patience and out-of-the-box thinking contribute to her success. This accomplished residential specialist takes great pride in researching then locating apartments for her clients, and in playing a vital role when it comes to helping them make the best decisions. She can also quickly assemble a quality team of professionals (attorneys, lenders, contractors, etc.) to further streamline your transaction. When it comes to selling an apartment, Yael's involvement in the staging process and expert marketing that ensures optimal exposure gets the property sold, and makes her sellers grateful.
Yael’s philosophy is to make the buying/selling experience easy. “I believe in no-pressure and patience to help deals through. I allow my buyers and sellers to make their own decisions”.
A member of the Real Estate Board of New York, a Manhattan resident for over 20 years, Yael turned to the world of real estate through her personal experience as a home buyer. Prior to having a family, Yael worked in various sales positions as well as in public relations where she honed her keen interpersonal, organizational and project coordination skills.
Originally from Israel, Yael completed several years of military service as an officer who rose to the rank of First Lieutenant in the Israel Defense Forces. She is a graduate of Hebrew University in Jerusalem.