President of Urban Compass
Real Estate Agency / Technology-driven real estate platform.
Leonard Steinberg embodies the new breed of modern real estate professional who provides substantive knowledge about all aspects of real estate and full-fledged, elegant, and discreet service to sellers, developers, and buyers of New York property with almost two decades of experience.
Leonard’s broad knowledge of the luxury market, consumer and design trends, the properties, and the many criteria involved in the sale or purchase of a property, provides his clients and customers with a service unparalleled in the industry.
As a seller’s broker, Leonard provides a marketing service that is both unique and effective, combining refined selling skills with marketing methods that fully embrace the digital age, enhancing the exposure of the property, and thereby maximizing price. His negotiating skills, while not intimidating, have produced the results that his clients expect. His clientele ranges from first-time sellers to seasoned multiple-dwelling owners of multi-million dollar homes.
As a buyer’s broker, Leonard’s keen eye, listening skills, and attention to detail have kept his customers unquestionably loyal. With eternal patience, he identifies his customers’ specific needs to match them to the best possible property, often identifying opportunities that others were unable to see. His services extend beyond the expected; his level of taste and his understanding of architecture and interior design, along with a broad knowledge of resources, have helped buyers realize their dreams. (Read More Here)
Piles of magazines and the Wall Street Journal
What drew you to Urban Compass over the rest of the competition?
In Urban Compass I saw the future: while I am far from being technology savvy, I saw how critical good technology was becoming to survive in real estate. Urban compass technology is designed to make brokers and consumers thrive. When good data is translated into intelligence, decision making becomes smarter.
What qualities make a successful broker?
A strong work ethic, being a hard worker, consistency, honesty, compassion, being a great listener, being highly educated taste and trend-wise, navigating complexities with a solution focused mentality.
Favorite architects and buildings?
ANNABELLE SELLDORF, 200 ELEVENTH AVENUE (I am biased: I live there, introduced Annabelle to the developer and sold the entire building). I also love 150 CHARLES STREET (COOK, FOX)…..LEVER HOUSE (Gordon Bunshaft, Natalie de Blois) ……40 BOND STREET (HERZOG & DE MEURON)….. 152 ELIZABETH STREET (TADO ANDO)