Phyllis Pezenik possesses sophistication and levels of industry knowledge and experience that make her the “best in class” in Manhattan real estate. A lifelong New Yorker, Phyllis has an unparalleled knowledge of the city and with this knowledge, she has successfully built an intercontinental real estate reputation based upon a foundation of integrity, compassion and faultless execution. In 2011, Phyllis proudly led the Manhattan Association of REALTORS® (MANAR) as its President. She formerly served on the board of MANAR, now known as Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors (HGAR), and was recognized as MANAR’s “Realtor of the Year” in 2011. Additionally, she is a member of The Employee Relocation Council and a featured lecturer at The Real Estate Academy of New York. Phyllis’s accomplishments include: developing and growing a highly successful architectural design firm; serving as the chairman of the Old Westbury Board of Appeals; and rising to the top of her profession as a multi-million dollar producing sales agent at a top Manhattan brokerage firm. She tirelessly continues to build her portfolio of real estate skills and certifications as a member of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY); the New York State Association of Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors. Phyllis currently functions as the primary broker at DJK Residential. With her experience spanning from mansions to studios to commercial properties- working with both buyers and sellers- Phyllis is a tireless advocate for her clients and brokers. She has successfully coped with co-op boards, and dealt with numerous clients, both foreign and domestic. She believes her days as a broker have given her not only a feel for the pulse of the market but also a thorough understanding of the needs of the brokers she supervises. From her experience in the field, she can also draw upon resources that allow her to see and understand the customer’s experience and perspective. There simply is no substitute for the field experience which Phyllis has gained over the course of her career. Phyllis Pezenik is a driven advocate not only for her clients and brokers, but for the global real estate industry as well. Her expertise has been showcased in The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, industry periodicals and international business journals. She has also been asked to offer her expert industry insight on NY1, Fox 5 NY, and HGTV.