Rick Kelly is one of the most well-respected and well-liked dealmakers in New York City real estate. His natural southern charm belies his estimable accomplishments as one of New York's City's top producing brokers for over a decade now at Douglas Elliman for both residential and building sales.
Cutting his teeth as a buyers' agent, Ricks enthusiasm and passion for New York over the years has made him an important voice in the market and an expert in property valuation. He has sold over 260 properties in NYC from Central Park West to 5th Avenue, and in emerging markets like NoMad, West Chelsea & Long Island City.
Rick's ability to transfer his expertise to buyers in all price ranges enhances his value as both a buyers' broker and an exclusive listing broker who understands what buyers want. Many of the world's most influential CEO's, entertainers and policy makers turn to Rick for expert market advice and reliable representation when listing and purchasing.
Rick's international clientele have brought him to Spain, China, France, Portugal, Russia, Lithuania and Belarus over the last year alone, establishing valuable business relationships and pipelines with international buyers and developers. Rick is supported by an excellent team of agents fluent in Russian, Italian, Spanish and Chinese.
Originally from Tampa, Florida, Rick made his way to Manhattan after graduating from Belmont University in Nashville Tennessee. He resides in Manhattan with his wife Irina, and is active in various charitable and philanthropic organizations as well the arts.