As the market leading Real Estate Advisor on Long Island’s North Shore, Maria Babaev delivers a level of service and expertise in residential real estate that mirrors the luxury and exclusivity of the communities she serves. Combining her wealth of financial and management experience with the reach of her extensive network of clients, Maria has established a sterling reputation for strategically marketing premier properties and new developments, successfully negotiating complex deals and personally connecting buyers and sellers from around the world.
With her exceptional track record and strong insight on the North Shore, Maria has become a highly sought-after authority on the most prominent villages and towns along the Gold Coast. Furthermore, she has built upon this market dominance in Long Island to service both her local and international clients with extensive residential portfolios, successfully sourcing and executing multiple transactions in markets including South Florida, Manhattan and the Hamptons.
With an MBA in International Business/Finance and a bachelor's degree in Industrial Management, Maria previously worked for Citigroup’s Emerging Markets Division, where she managed a portfolio of 130 banks located in Central and Eastern Europe. With her enduring commitment to building relationships based on trust and integrity, Maria has cultivated a powerful network of professionals, community leaders and high-net-worth individuals throughout the North Shore of Long Island and New York City. She has represented numerous international clients and has developed an enviable pipeline of foreign investors and buyers. Maria truly embodies the credo “Locally Known, Globally Connected.”
Maria is a sought-after speaker who has appeared on ABC, CBS, CNBC and News 12. She and her properties have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Mansion Global, Architectural Digest, Town & Country, The Mann Report, The National Post, The New York Times, New York Daily News, New York Post, The Real Deal, Real Trends, Inman News, Broker’s Weekly, DuJour Magazine, Hamptons Magazine, Residency New York, Newsday and Long Island Business News, among many other news sources. She has also been a featured panelist at numerous real estate summits around the world, and was recently named one of Nassau County’s 2021 “Women of Distinction.”