Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker
•2005-2015 Top 1% NRT Network
•WSJ Top 100 Teams
•2019 REAL Trends + Tom Ferry America’s Best Real Estate Professionals
•Over $2.8 Billion in Sales
Donna Renna has a loyal client following with her strong market knowledge, outstanding negotiating skills and pure determination. With an eleven-year background on Wall Street as a Trader and Retail Investment Specialist, raising millions of dollars of assets, she enhances the commitment, honesty, support, and organization she provides to her customers with keen market instincts and financial understanding.
Donna has built her eighteen-year Real Estate reputation on professionalism, hard work, intelligence, intuition, and a deep understanding of Buyer’s, Seller’s and Investor’s needs. Many of her Wall Street clients having various investment needs followed Donna into her Real Estate career continuing to trust her investment skills, resulting in making most of her sales through personal contacts, referrals and repeat business.
Donna was approached by the Douglas Team to join them, and in 2004 she decided to change her career. Donna contributes greatly to their extraordinary 30+ year success. Together they lead Manhattan’s most dynamic and successful sales team.
Donna speaks Italian and has developed a substantial client base in Italy representing many investors from different prominent cities. She creates investment vehicles offering investors cohesive investing strategies. She personally chooses all the tenants, and buyers for each property, and has created a team of Lawyers and a Property Management company that handles collecting rents, banks, Insurance, and updating the apartments. Donna oversees each apartment as her own instructing the Property Manager. She visits Italy often meeting with her clients, continuing building business, and has purchased a home in Italy and has represented seller’s properties in Umbria.
Howard Lorber, Chairman of the Board of Directors, President and Chief Executive Officer of Douglas Elliman, Inc. (NYSE: DOUG) says. “Star brokers with their feet on the ground.” “Every customer and client is a VIP. “They walk on water!” “Joanne Douglas and Donna Renna are deal makers.”
Each member of their team brings years of knowledge, experience, consistency, wisdom. “They are the greatest brokers in the world.” Top Producing Brokers, members of the President’s Circle, listed on Wall Street Journal for Top Brokers in the USA. “I would follow them anywhere.”
“The Douglas Team is made up of powerful negotiators, who are all well regarded in the industry for their professionalism, market insights and impressive credentials,” said Howard M. Lorber, Chairman of Douglas Elliman Real Estate. “Joanne Douglas and her colleagues are sure to be terrific assets to our firm and we are happy to welcome them to Elliman.”
“Thank you for making our dream come true” CP
“Joanne and Donna are a powerhouse of talent”, said Dottie Herman, former President and CEO of Douglas Elliman Real Estate. “These superstars have a loyal base of clients and a very strong referral business, which speaks to how respected and trusted they are as advisors to their customers.”
The Douglas Team specializes in the sales and marketing of Co-ops, Condos, Townhouses, marketing new construction, residential conversions, Investment Properties and business development covering and serving all areas of Manhattan.
In addition to the Team’s busy Manhattan business, Donna and Joanne, who are sisters, together with their family, which includes two other siblings, everything they do always centers around Real Estate and investing in vacation homes in Southampton, Long Island, NY. They all work on design and build together.
A native New Yorker living on the Upper East Side, just steps from Central Park, Donna works out daily at the gym. She is an avid photographer showing and selling her photographs on the East End of Long Island, a musician, loves to cook, entertain clients, customers and family.
- 2016 - 2019 Douglas Elliman Pinnacle Award Winners
- 2003 - 2015 Corcoran Presidents Circle
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