About Bruce Mishell Team
Meet the Bruce Mishell Team at Compass
The Bruce Mishell Team at Compass, founded in 2020 by longtime agent Bruce Mishell, offers over 40 years of combined experience in providing top-notch service in the world of New York City real estate.
Hailing from diverse creative professional backgrounds, our dynamic team of agents offers a wealth of insight into delivering the best possible experience for our clients.
Whether you are buying, selling, renting, or investing, the Bruce Mishell Team at Compass is your go-to resource — and our aim is to be your agents for life.
Why Work With Us?
From design and staging to market expertise and dedicated client service, the agents of the Bruce Mishell Team at Compass can anticipate your needs from your first steps in the search to the closing table and beyond. Our focus is on delivering the best possible client experience, with honesty, transparency, and personal dedication to each and every one of our clients. We know that it’s an honor to be chosen as your real estate agents, and we won’t be happy unless you are.
As a team, we cover the whole of Manhattan, plus Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and even southern Westchester. We are a hard-working, active group of creatives with skills and backgrounds ranging from photography, interior design, graphic design, visual and performing arts, marketing, fashion, and so much more — all united by our shared passion for real estate and drive to serve our clients. Several of us have lived in NYC for 20 years or more, and we understand from personal experience what it takes to find your perfect New York space.
About Our Agents:
Bruce Mishell (Founder & Principal) is a native New Yorker, and has an expansive knowledge of Manhattan real estate. His experiences working as an interior designer and artist fuel his desire to match you with your dream home. With a friendly, positive and professional manner, he will provide outstanding service that will guide you through the process of finding your new home. Whether you are selling, buying or renting, Bruce will give you his honest expertise and great instincts to ensure that you are well-educated and informed.
Veronica Belcheva "Roni" is a native New Yorker from the Upper West Side who can run circles around anyone in this city. Her background in interior design gives her a unique perspective on staging and preparing your home for the most discerning buyers in New York. Veronica’s persistence in her prospecting for a buyer for your home and follow-up comes from being a disciplined runner. Always going the extra mile, Veronica works full-time for each of her clients ensuring the very best in communication and getting you to reach your real estate goals.
Sharon Dang hones her experience of flipping homes to provide her clients with realistic insights on accurately budgeting renovation costs and maximizing her client's return on investments. Sharon has the expertise to reduce the stress of selling your home and to work hard to get you the highest offer. Her strong sense of professionalism, up-to-the minute appraisal of the market, dedication to the client, and an ability to think outside the box, has proven to be invaluable when it comes to pricing, and it allows her clients to achieve top dollar.
William Findlay grew up in a family of international art dealers and has always been immersed in and knowledgeable about luxury home goods. He is equally attuned to the essence of the physical qualities which enhance a person’s home life environment. A desire to specialize in people and their homes brought William to his passion for a career in real estate. He has combined his passion as a people person and his interest in luxury real estate to find homes which are the best fits for his clients.
Meylin Maldonado is a professional committed to creating a rewarding experience for her clients. She has an ability to seamlessly guide them through the sale or purchase process, offering top-notch service and providing the information needed to make the right decisions. Meylin brings over 10 years experience in strategic financial planning and project management for businesses ranging from interior design and architecture to jewelry, and is now applying these skills and experience to helping her buyers and sellers navigate the ever-evolving market.
Wendy Nanasi seamlessly transitioned into residential sales in 2013, bringing 15 years of experience as a professional photographer working with clients as diverse as Citigroup, Tiffany and Co., and Lincoln Center. Wendy has always been valued for her honesty, professionalism and integrity. She is a creative problem solver with a trained aesthetic vision. Wendy ensures that her seller's properties are presented impeccably and positioned strategically in the market. She is perceptive, tenacious and tireless in seeking value for her buyers.
Darryl Nipps is honest, savvy, diligent, and sophisticated, yet patient, detailed, and compassionate. His enthusiasm and sense of humor make working with him a pleasure. He approaches every transaction as if it were for himself and thrives on sourcing and negotiating amazing deals for his clients. Having personally owned four properties in three countries, he directly understands the concerns and needs of both a buyer and a seller and relates to both the challenges and the excitement that are part of the process.
Allison Norris possesses a unique insider’s knowledge of Manhattan. As a NYC native, Allison has lived in more than 10 apartments across the borough, covering almost every neighborhood. Allison doesn’t just live in New York, she has built and renovated homes and investment properties – invaluable experience that is a huge asset to servicing clients. Allison joined Compass in 2018, after several years with the Corcoran Group—a move that allows her to fully utilize her skills and off-the-charts personality. With Allison, clients instantly recognize they are working with someone who is incredibly knowledgeable and caring.
Behzad Panah offers buyers and sellers unmatched service and dedication. Having owned a construction business, Behzad understands that quality, design, functionality, and aesthetic appeal all enhance the value of a home. He has a keen eye for detail combined with superb understanding of the market and property value.
With a complete understanding of your needs and goals, aggressively and creatively negotiating on your behalf, strong rapport with co-op boards, and transaction knowledge of inventory prior to hitting the public market, Behzad has helped hundreds of clients find their perfect home.
Daniel Raybin has a highly focused skillset in organization, time-management, logistics, with great attention to detail. In Daniel’s previous career, he delivered highly technical, multimillion-dollar, media properties to a range of high-end clients such as Discovery Communications, NBC Universal, A&E Networks, Scripps Networks and Disney. This experience makes Daniel skillfully adept at coordinating multiple tasks and clients in achieving their real estate goals.
Suzanne Schwing prides herself on a consistently high level of client satisfaction and personal attention to detail. A seasoned professional performing artist and arts union rep, Suzanne brings the same level of class, intelligence, and negotiating skill to the dedicated service she provides to her clients — whether they be first-time buyers, estate sellers, boutique landlords, or experienced investors.
Ellen Silverman came into the real estate business with a seasoned 25-year financial services background as an equity analyst and business technology analyst. Her excellent financial savvy and analytical skills, good communication, command of the digital space, and detail-oriented approach fuel her effectiveness in navigating all facets of real estate transactions. Born and raised in Manhattan, Ellen has experienced New York City living as a renter, buyer, seller, and co-op and condo owner. Her knowledge of the market, her keen eye for design and staging, and her up-to-date insights on all new developments bring greater value to her clients.