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"Lori expertly guided us through the purchase and sale of apartments through a very tricky time in the market. She was tireless, upbeat and did a great job of both listening and guiding us. We could not have asked for any more from her. I would absolutely work with Lori again and highly recommend her to anyone looking for an agent in NYC." - Scott
"Lori was a phenomenal agent. She was genuine and honest and hard working. She gave us realistic expectations and then quite exceeded them. I would hire her again and again and again." - Lauren
"Lori is a pleasure to work with. She is professional, reliable, and trustworthy. Most of all, she is on her client's side and guides them skillfully through the rollercoaster of real estate. She found me an apartment that I am thrilled about and was consistently there through the very final step." - Oritte
"We couldn't have chosen a more depressing time to put our property into the market. It was the big crash. Everyone was extremely pessimistic except one person. Like a great captain, Lori worked hard and got us through the storm. The process was painless and professional all because of her very approachable personality and dedication. If anyone is looking for the best real estate agent in the city, Lori is definitely the person to call." - Julie
Lori Ben-Ari has over eleven years of experience in residential real estate sales assisting buyers and sellers all over Manhattan. Clients truly appreciate her proficiency, empathy, and patience while shepherding them through a process that may at times feel daunting. She also has extensive experience with New Developments and has the ability and knowledge to guide clients through the buying process in this arena as she understands development from both sides of the transaction.
An Upper West Side resident with her husband and three children, Lori has a strong understanding of the lifestyle of those raising families in Manhattan like she does that of single professionals, as she lived in the city earlier in her career while working at large financial institutions. Conscientious, research-oriented and results-driven, she helps ensure the smoothest search and sale possible for the buyers and sellers she works with. Complementing her professionalism is a truly caring and empathetic attitude that puts clients at ease, and an eye for design that brings out the best when showcasing properties.
Originally from New Jersey, Lori graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Accounting. She then got her CPA and later, her CFA. Prior to selling real estate in Manhattan, she was in accounting and finance at Coopers & Lybrand and JP Morgan Partners. She draws upon her financial expertise and vision for the big picture of the purchase to add optimal value to her real estate clients’ investments.
After hours, Lori is actively involved in her children’s activities and makes running and spinning part of her busy routine. She is also an active participant in Charley’s Fund, an organization focused on raising money for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.