Real estate transactions can be a stressful journey if you’re with the wrong guide.
JK can navigate you every step of the way, from the very beginning of house hunting to the end of the renovation.
As a registered architect and a real estate agent with The Marino Team, he is your one-stop resource, especially if you are thinking of customizing your space.
JK joined Douglas Elliman with over 10 years of experience specializing in high-end residential projects.
After working for many internationally-renowned architecture firms, he started his own business that provides interior design services, from very small custom millwork pieces to ground-up buildings.
With his sense of logic and analytical thinking, JK can analyze properties from an urban perspective to interior detail scale.
His focus is getting to know his client’s taste and providing a tailored solution.
He’s invaluable when it comes to advising buyers on enhancing and utilizing space, and preparing properties for sellers to show at their best with his keen eye.
“I bring profound knowledge of the building system, construction, design and layout, as well as of local building codes and zoning ordinances.
I can offer vision beyond any existing condition, and help make your space a home, and a smart investment.”
Of course, an architect need to be great at customer service as well.
JK goes above and beyond to satisfy his clients, and strives to establish a high level of trust.
He’s a positive thinker, with patience, persistence, and a problem-solver mindset that tackles any challenge head-on.
Originally from South Korea, JK came to NYC after finishing his army duty.
He earned a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from Pratt Institute, and a Master’s in Architecture from Columbia University.
JK lives with his wife and young son in a condo they own in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn.
He loves music, going to classical concerts, playing tennis, riding a bike around the city, and fine dining experiences in his spare time.