Yoko Sanada

Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker

Real Estate Agent

About Yoko

• Top 1% of Douglas Elliman agents Nationwide
• Douglas Elliman's prestigious Pinnacle Circle in 2013, 2014 & 2019
• Douglas Elliman Platinum Award winner in 2017

Yoko has been a top broker with Douglas Elliman since 2009 with more than $300 million in residential and commercial sales to her credit. She is known for her integrity, dedication and diligence, and she has attracted a diverse group of clients who appreciate the analytical resources she brings to evaluating properties and her broad knowledge of the New York City real estate market.

While Yoko is best known for her sales of luxury apartments and townhouses, she has also represented buyers, sellers and landlords in sales and leasing of commercial properties. She brings a high degree of creativity to each assignment, helping clients see value that most others might miss. Yoko’s experience and unique insights, her ability to listen and understand her client’s needs, and her innate sensitivity and sense of discretion have allowed her to attract a loyal and dedicated following. Her client roster includes hedge fund managers, high tech executives, royal families, real estate professionals and non-profit organizations, many of whom have retained her for repeat assignments.

Originally from a traditional landlord family in Tokyo, Yoko graduated from college in Japan and worked in advertising before moving to New York City in 1986. Her inherited passion for real estate has been a driving force in her life since moving to the United States, and over the past 35 years she has personally owned, developed and leased more than 25 properties in New York, The Hamptons, Miami Beach, Tokyo and Monaco. She is President of her condominium Board of Directors, and she has managed investment properties for herself and others. As a developer, she has been successful by taking advantage of her exceptional design sense, luxury aesthetic and understanding of the needs of those seeking a high-quality lifestyle. She is fluent in English and Japanese, and she has a speaking knowledge of German and Spanish. Yoko especially enjoys the opportunity to work with international clients.

Yoko has two grown daughters who were raised and attended private schools in New York City. Now as an empty nester, Yoko splits her time and work between her residences in New York City, East Hampton, and Miami Beach. She has a passion for the Arts and film, both as a collector and benefactor, and is a dedicated and skilled practitioner of Zen and Urasenke Japanese Tea ceremony.
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Yoko Sanada

111 Fifth Ave
New York, 10003