NEW YORK, NY – June 13, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — In the midst of numerous high-profile hires in the last few weeks, Urban Compass continues its strategic expansion with the addition of two top Manhattan sales agents, Jay Glazer and Tinnie Sassano. Both with an extensive knowledge of the Downtown market, Glazer was one of Warburg Realty’s top producers and has been awarded numerous industry honors. Sassano, formerly of Town Residential, closed over $25M in sales in the past year alone.
“Urban Compass has modernized the traditional real estate brokerage with both technology and culture, and top agents have taken notice,” noted Gordon Golub, chief residential real estate officer of Urban Compass. “Both Jay and Tinnie have had amazing success with Manhattan-based exclusives, and we are thrilled to give them the tools and resources to benefit their clients moving forward.”
Glazer joins Urban Compass from Warburg Realty, where he was ranked as one of the top three agents at the firm, completing over 24 transactions in 2013 as a one man team. Specializing in Downtown sales, his clients include leaders in both technology and financial sectors, along with some of the city’s most successful young entrepreneurs. He has been the recipient of multiple industry awards including Rookie of the Year (2011), Crain’s Next Generation (2011), and the Warburg Fast Track Award (2012), which was created solely for him. A native New Yorker, Glazer received his undergraduate degree from Bard College and a Masters from the University of Birmingham in England.
“Urban Compass redefines the brokerage model for residential real estate,” said Glazer. “Their communal atmosphere, vibrant energy, and creativity is totally unique in this industry and I’m very excited to be part of their team.”
Tinnie Chan Sassano comes to Urban Compass with more than a decade of experience in the Manhattan real estate market, with a specialty in exclusive luxury residential sales and development properties. As a founding partner of her previous real estate firm, RES, Sassano helped build the company into a top-producing boutique firm with a worldwide network of clientele including global CEOs, celebrities and sports superstars. A native New Yorker, she is well acquainted with each Manhattan neighborhood and prides herself on providing the best service for her clients.
Since its launch in May of 2013, the Urban Compass team grown to over 50 agents and has added numerous high-profile hires, including last week’s appointment of Leonard Steinberg and Hervé Senequier, formerly of Douglas Elliman, as President and Vice President of Strategic Development.
About Urban Compass
Urban Compass is a technology-focused real estate brokerage that simplifies the process of finding a home by combining innovative technology with experienced agents. They have been named one of CNN’s 10 Startups to Watch and one of Business Insider’s 18 Best Startups That Launched in 2013. To learn more about Urban Compass, please visit www.urbancompass.com or stay in touch on Facebook or Twitter.
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