Elliman. Corcoran. Christie’s. Halstead. Stribling. If you search New York’s major residential real estate brokerage firms, in every instance, “the man in charge” is, in fact, a woman. Even in the rare case where the CEO title is held by a man, the top salesperson is not. No other industry in New York is so completely dominated by women.
This glass ceiling actually broke a generation ago. Back in the 1970s, pioneer Louise Sunshine was doing deals with The Donald; in 1980 Elizabeth Stribling launched her namesake firm.
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