A lifelong New Yorker, Gigi Van Deckter has been around the world over 30 times and she loves and knows her city, as well as many others. With her intelligence and worldliness including being fluent in French, Italian and having a working knowledge of Greek, Spanish and some Japanese, she understands many diverse cultures. Ms Van Deckter is a pro at anticipating and satisfying buyer’s requirements when they come from afar to buy in our complicated real estate world here. Her calling card has been proven: Successfully having sold condominiums, coops and townhouses for many years, with record speed and price. She also works in commercial real estate for her diverse clientele.
Her intuition, negotiation skills and keen psychological awareness gives her the savvy to make deals go smoothly, anticipate problems and give her clients the upper hand in an ethical, insightful and creative way.
Luxury, beauty and sophistication are a part of her lifestyle and outreach into the diverse worlds into which Ms. Van Deckter is involved, yet she is a hands-on gal too. In the late 1970s, she built out her first loft in the newly named TRIBECA, on the corner of Beach and Greenwich Streets, and enjoyed the emerging neighborhood from its very inception.
Prior to choosing her career in real estate, having advanced degrees in Music and Psychology, she explored many realms of work. This included being Producer/Director/Writer for Theatre and Musical Theatre in New York, London and Johannesburg and National Television including programs such as: Paramount’s Entertainment Tonight, NBC’s Another World, ABC’s Loving and Fox-TV’s The Reporters. In internationals business, Ms. Van Deckter, has consulted as Advisor to the CEOs of Fortune 100 firms in Japan, Europe and South America, including SONY, SEGA, Industrial Bank of Japan, ASCII, even Bill Gates.
A long standing member of the Director’s Guild of America, Screen Actor’s Guild, Actor’s Equity, The National Arts Club, Salmagundi Club, the Foreign Press Association, (Gigi votes for the EMMY Awards as well.) Her acquaintance with Hollywood and New York’s top art and entertainment players are only part of her diverse world market share in which she sells real estate. She is also an active member of the Real Estate Board of New York.