Douglas Elliman and Knight Frank Launch the 2017 Edition of The Wealth Report at The New York Public Library


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Douglas Elliman and Knight Frank Residential launched the 2017 US edition of The Wealth Report in the grand Gottesman Gallery of the New York Public Library. Over 200 guests attended to learn about the newest global wealth trends taking place around the world.

Following a breakfast, Knight Frank’s Global Head of Residential, Lord Andrew Hay welcomed guests and introduced the report on behalf of both companies. Knight Frank’s Global Head of Research, Liam Bailey, then gave a presentation on the reports’ findings, which highlighted the key trends that are shaping global markets and provided key insights on the world’s wealthiest individuals.

Following the presentation, Robert Frank, CNBC’s Wealth Editor, moderated a panel discussion about the economy of the wealthy and understanding the new horizon of wealth creation. Panelists included Douglas Elliman Chairman, Howard M. Lorber,Director of the Richard Gray Gallery, Andrew Fabricant,Founder of Material Good, Rob Ronen, Executive Director of The Jefferson Awards Foundation, Hillary Schafer, and Head of Immigration, Reaz H. Jafri, a partner with Withersworldwide.

Other guests included Dottie Herman, President & CEO, Douglas Elliman, Susan de França, President & CEO, Douglas Elliman Development Marketing, Scott Durkin, Chief Operating Officer, Douglas Elliman, Dana DeVito, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Douglas Elliman, Richard Jordan, Senior Vice President of Global Markets, Douglas Elliman Development Marketing, Roy Kim,Chief Creative Officer, Douglas Elliman Development Marketing,Steven James, Chief Executive Officer, New York City, Douglas Elliman, Paddy Dring, Head of the International Department for Knight Frank, and Stacey Watson, Partner at Knight Frank. Many of Douglas Elliman’s top brokers, including Fredrik Eklund, John Gomes, Noble Black, Richard Steinberg, Lisa Simonsen, Maria Babaev and more were also in attendance.

About Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Established in 1911, Douglas Elliman Real Estate is the largest brokerage in the New York Metropolitan area and the fourth largest residential real estate company nationwide. With more than 6,000 agents, the company operates 85 offices in New York City, Long Island, the Hamptons, the North Fork, Westchester/Putnam, Greenwich, South Florida, Aspen and Beverly Hills. Moreover, Douglas Elliman has a strategic global alliance with London-based Knight Frank Residential for business in the worldwide luxury markets spanning 58 countries and six continents. The company also controls a portfolio of real estate services including Douglas Elliman Development Marketing, Manhattan’s largest residential property manager, Douglas Elliman Property Management, DE Commercial and DE Title. For more information on Douglas Elliman as well as expert commentary on emerging trends in the real estate industry, please visit

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