Devin Hugh Leahy, a born and raised Manhattanite and 8th generation New Yorker, has been a full time resident of Manhattan for over 30 years. Devin has established himself as one of the nation's top producing real estate brokers and was recently named by Forbes as a top five "power broker" between NYC and LA. With a decade in the business combined with the partnership to his generationally recognized construction and real estate family, Devin has been able to provide a unique level of value to the clients he serves. As an 8th generation New Yorker and born and raised Manhattanite, Devin and his team have been able to offer insight into the market from a boots on the ground approach. Devin and his partner Ariel Sassoon have gone great lengths to combine their unique skill sets to provide industry recognized market reports and an unmatched level of maverick marketing initiatives.
Devin marked the beginning of the new decade by being named the lead marketing and sales consultant for the largest residential development in South America with an estimated sellout of $800,000,000 developed by Giuseppe Cipriani and designed by Rafael Violy. Devin co-founded The Leahy Sassoon Team which has successfully negotiated over $1 billion dollars in closed sales volume and exclusively marketed resale properties throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. Devin's early experience in hospitality and emphasis on customer service has pushed his team to the top of Douglas Elliman. The Leahy Sassoon team specializes in Luxury Cooperative and Condo resale, New Condo Developments, Single and Multi-Family Townhomes, Investor Bulk Sales, and entry level properties throughout the city.
The Leahy Sassoon team has been featured in Forbes, The New Yorker, USA Today, UK Daily Mail, Politico, Cosmopolitan, Hollywood Reporter, Commercial Observer, NY Post etc. and was most recently featured in The Real Deal article titled "Move Over Mega-Agents" for his record breaking and holding $14 million dollar sale at 101 Central Park West. His team was acknowledged in Forbes as a "unique solution" to challenging markets and a top 5 team in the country (2020).
As a boy Devin worked as a carpenter's assistant on luxury residential construction sites assisting with demolition, carpentry and sweeping job sites. As a teenager Devin worked as a busboy at Harry Cipriani on 5th Avenue later to become a GM for Cipriani USA at 23 years of age. Devin's track record in the hospitality and real estate industries has helped him create a rolodex catered to serving his clients and connecting those that will benefit from the introduction.
Devin's success in real estate was inspired by his love and connection to the city which raised him. Born in Saint Vincent's Hospital in the West Village and growing up throughout different neighborhoods of the city, Devin's deep understanding of the city has helped both buyers and sellers maximize on their real estate investments. After partnering with the industry's most maverick and innovative real estate marketing expert, Ariel Sassoon, The Leahy Sassoon team is grateful to be consistently ranked as a top team in the nation.