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AS OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF THE HAMPTON CLASSIC, DOUGLAS ELLIMAN EXPANDS LONG-STANDING TRADITION OF SUPPORTING THE EQUESTRIAN

Date: Aug 28, 2016

NewYork, NY– DouglasElliman, the fourth-largest real estate brokerage in the United States,celebrated its 20-year affiliation with the Hampton Classic – one of thelargest horse shows in the country and an East End tradition – as title sponsorof the Douglas Elliman Grand Prix Qualifier at this year’s 41stannual show. An official sponsor of the event since 1996, the firm’s powerfulpresence was on display throughout the entire week of festivities andcompetition, which showcased some of the top jumper riders from around theworld and more than 100 classes ofcompetition for horses and riders of all ages and abilities. As part ofthe firm’s continued support of the Classic, a branded Douglas Elliman jump wasfeatured in the Grand Prix ring throughout the entirety of the Classic. 

Elliman’s involvement in the equestrianrealm is increasingly felt and seen, and unlike any other brokerage, withsponsorship and involvement in the Hampton Classic; The Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, Florida; The America GoldCup in Westchester, New York; and more.  Thefirm is dedicated to providing unparalleled service tailored to the uniqueneeds of clients in the equestrian community and has strategically expandedinto markets with horse country regions where customers want to be and that areheralded as luxury lifestyle havens. Regions include Westchester, Connecticut,Long Island and the Hamptons in the Northeast, and Palm Beach, Aspen andBeverly Hills in the south and western regions of the circuit. Elliman’s sought-afterteam of experts is focused on representing luxury equestrian properties, and thisspecialized network is connected both nationally & globally throughElliman’s strategic alliance with Knight Frank Residential.

“The Classic is a must for horse lovers,and Elliman is so proud to have supported this prestigious event for two decades,”said Dottie Herman. “We are committedto supporting the equestrian communities in the markets we serve, and we lookforward to the Classic each summer as an opportunity to both give back andsupport causes we believe in, and to spend time with our customers, neighbors,colleagues, and friends in the Hamptons, as well as visitors to theregion.” 

In support of the Classic, the firmhosted special guests in a custom-designed Douglas Elliman Chalet for theduration of the show, beautifully designed by Scott Sanders. Sanders’ interiordesign firm, Scott Sanders LLC, based in New York City and the Hamptons,specializes in high-end residential and commercial design projects. He’srecognized among his impressive client base, curated through his early careerin spearheading Ralph Lauren’s interior design business, for his classic,modern, intelligent and witty style, with spaces moving effortlessly fromprivate and comfortable to public and perfect for gracious entertaining. Inaddition to his stylish Douglas Elliman Chalet efforts, Sanders also designedthe firm-sponsored VIP table under the Grand Prix tent.  

Among other events hostedat the designer chalet, Elliman teamed up with Elite Grand Prix Riders GeorginaBloomberg and Jimmy Torano for a luncheon benefiting

Give a Buck for Special Equestrians, GallopNYC and The Rider’sCloset –a nonprofit trifecta which shares the joys of horses and horsemanship withspecial needs and under-served horseback riders in their respectivecommunities.

–a nonprofit trifecta which shares the joys of horses and horsemanship withspecial needs and under-served horseback riders in their respectivecommunities.

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