Tuesday Jan 18, 2022
Tuesday Jan 18, 2022
Harry Nasser, "Take Your thoughts seriously and they will shape you", Senior Global Real Estate Advisor with Sotheby's International, shares his story on Global Luxury Real Estate Mastermind with Michael Valdes Podcast #207
Harry Nasser is a Senior Global Advisor with Sotheby's in New York City. He has created a very successful career for himself in just a decade. Harry brings great business knowledge and amassed a large personal portfolio of real estate properties before jumping on the brokerage side, which gave him tremendous insight in dealing with his clients. He is a dear friend and a very philanthropic individual.
More About Harry Nasser:
Harry Nasser was named one of the top 75 Residential Agents in New York City by The Real Deal magazine and recognized by Realogy Brokerage Group to be in the top 1% of performers among 47,000 agents worldwide in the 1st quarter of 2017.
Harry has a longstanding passion for real estate which has led him to purchase and sell several of his own properties over the years. As his portfolio continued to grow, so did his interest and drive to pursue a full-time career in the field.
Harry focuses on helping clients achieve a high degree of success and satisfaction thanks to his investment knowledge, his keen business sense, and his strong interpersonal and negotiating skills.
He is patient, thorough, and adept at finding the best strategy to achieve the best results for his clients whether they are selling or buying property. Those who know and work with Harry appreciate the loyalty, honesty, and discretion he brings to every transaction.
Born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Harry graduated with honors from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in entrepreneurial studies and a minor in marketing. Prior to entering real estate, he was successful as an owner/operator of two businesses in women's apparel and was fortunate to travel the world to source fashion.
Harry is fluent in English, Portuguese, French, and Spanish. He is a person who understands cultures from most areas of the world, therefore allowing him to successfully close complex deals involving people from different parts of the globe.
As a New York resident for over 25 years, Harry understands the joys of family life in the City, loves the cosmopolitan lifestyle Manhattan affords, and appreciates all aspects of living in this international metropolis. He collects contemporary art, frequents museums and art shows, and enjoys biking through Central Park. Additionally, Harry gives back to the community. He is active in many charities, feeding the underprivileged, or building infrastructure in Haiti for victims of the earthquake.
About Michael Valdes:
Michael Valdes is the President of eXp Global. He is currently the only Latino President of a publicly traded real estate company in the country (Nasdaq: EXPI). In his first year of joining, he has led a team that has opened 12 countries in 12 months without ever getting on a plane which is a feat that has never been done in the industry. This model has successfully touched the lives of thousands of people across the globe and given them an opportunity to change their lives.
Michael was the former Senior Vice President of Global Servicing for Realogy Corporation. In that role he oversaw the international servicing platform for all Realogy brands including Century 21, Coldwell Banker, ERA, Better Homes & Garden, Corcoran, Climb and Sotheby’s International Realty in 113 countries. He had been with Realogy in a variety of roles for 15 years. Prior to that, Mr. Valdes was Director of Private Banking at Deutsche Bank for a decade where he oversaw a book of business of just under $1 billion. He has the distinction of being the first Director in the United States of Latino descent.
Mr. Valdes is the Chair of the AREAA Global Advisory Board and co-host of the 2020 AREAA Global Luxury Summit. He is also a current member of the NAHREP Corporate Board of Governors. Additionally, he is a the Executive Chair of eXp Latino and former member of the Realogy Diversity Board as well as the Executive Chair of the ONE VOZ, Hispanic ERG. He is a former Board Member of Mount Sinai Hospital in Miami Beach as well as the Shanti Organization in San Francisco. Michael was also a Board Member of Pink & Blue for 2, an organization started by Olivia Newton-John to promote breast and prostate cancer awareness.
Michael is also the host of "The Global Luxury Real Estate Mastermind" podcast which focuses on interviewing global leaders in the industry. It is currently distributed in over 90 countries and has over 10 million impressions. He is also a current member of the Forbes Real Estate Advisory Council.
He currently resides in New York City and has a home in Miami.