The key to being an effective real estate professional requires not only an appreciation for Manhattan’s diverse property types, an understanding of pricing and the marketplace, and a flair for navigating others through the myriad of transaction details; it is also founded upon a genuine love of people and concern for their needs. Residential specialist Joan Kaplan combines all of the above, resulting in her fine reputation and loyal client relationships. With more than 25 years of real estate expertise, Joan brings it all together for her clientele to streamline the purchase or sale process. Owner of a coop on Central Park West and a long-time Manhattan resident, she capably represents luxury coops, condominiums and townhouses throughout the city, and fills them with the most suitable qualified buyers.
Joan has also served on her coop board, as President of the board of her children’s private school, and in several other board capacities, so truly is able to apply the utmost management and organizational skills to assure each deal’s success. Her infectious positive attitude, keen listening and communication skills, unflinching patience and persistence all complement her fine work to the benefit of buyers and sellers alike. Originally from Massachusetts, Joan is a graduate of Smith College and holds a Master’s Degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. While she finds great reward and excitement in her work, she has also long enjoyed adventure travel to exotic places around the world.Her other passions include partaking in all of Manhattan’s incredible cultural opportunities, spending quiet time reading a good book and enjoying time spent with her three granddaughters.