Madeline Hult ElghanayanRead more
2020 REAL Trends & Tom Ferry America's Best Real Estate Professionals
Ranked #1 Agent in 2018
2018 Pinnacle Award Winner
Ranked #8 Agent in 2017
2017 Pinnacle Award Winner
Ranked #2 Agent in 2014
Ranked #1 agent company-wide at Douglas Elliman in 2018, Madeline is an exemplary agent who has graced the real estate marketplace with her knowledge, savvy and expertise in uniting discerning buyers with wonderful properties for over 30 years. In Madeline’s tenure in the real estate business, she has excelled in the residential resale market, selling in some of New York's most prized buildings, and some of the priciest co-ops in the city. Madeline's broad knowledge also encompasses working on Manhattan's most coveted new developments including predevelopment consulting and marketing. Her success has also stemmed from her in-depth familiarity with virtually every building and board in the city and valuing strong relationships she has forged with loyal clients, prominent developers and the Manhattan brokerage community over the years.
Having sold more than $3.5 billion of high-end real estate, Madeline is recognized as a leader in the planning. Currently Madeline is serving as Director of Sales for Ian Schrager Company’s 160 Leroy Street and HFZ Capital Group’s The XI, two of downtown Manhattan's premier new development buildings along with acting as Director of Sales for 42 Crosby, an exquisite Annabelle Selldorf building by Atlas Capital. Additionally, Madeline is involved with several upscale international real estate projects and previously served as Director of Sales at the record breaking 150 Charles Street
and The Marquand, 11 East 68th street.
Originally from Stockholm, Sweden, Madeline moved to New York City in 1986. She studied architecture at New York University, then pursued her passion for architecture, buildings and interiors by later obtaining a degree in design. Her talents and creativity were brought to life in the world of real estate, where Madeline has had the opportunity to work on many high-end projects. Beginning her career selling lofts and apartments at a boutique downtown firm, she accelerated her success in residential sales at William B. May, then sold buildings directly to high-net-worth clients for a broker-developer. Madeline next worked with Louise Sunshine (The Sunshine Group) as Sales Director and part of predevelopment team for such coveted upscale properties as Richard Meier's 165 Charles Street, Edward Minskoff's 37 East 12th Street, Shigeru Ban's Metal Shutter Houses, 310 East 53rd Street for developer Harry Macklowe, and Tribeca's best-known luxury developments 7 Hubert Street and 66 Leonard Street (The Textile Building), just to name a few.