Lori Powers

Lori Powers

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
About Lori
Selling New York City comes naturally for Lori Powers. She possesses a passion for the metropolis like no other. Her exuberance and enthusiasm is infectious and is welcomed by buyers and sellers alike.

Lori prides herself on her instinct and listening skills. She is patient and empathetic and helps her buyers and sellers with the ups and downs of every transaction. She enjoys the challenge of finding her clients the right home in the best neighborhood and believes in going the extra mile by maintaining constant accessibility. Lori has the ability to diffuse any precarious situation and put people at ease with humor and her undeniable self-confidence.

After earning her MSW from NYU, Lori honed her negotiation skills while working in managed health care. As a private consultant, Lori represented Fortune 500 insurance companies in negotiations with doctors, premiere hospitals, and ancillary facilities to arbitrate multimillion dollar contracts. Conversely, she was also tasked with the responsibility to represent doctors and medical facilities in negotiating rates and contracts. She worked in cooperation with Medicare and Medicaid and successfully mediated contracts up to $75 million for numerous fortune 500 insurance companies. Lori is no stranger to the high the pressures of compromise. This unique ability to represent both sides of the deal without prejudice serves her well in her burgeoning real estate endeavors.

An Upper East Side resident, Lori thrives on the energy of the city and relishes the opportunity to share her knowledge with fellow New Yorkers. As a homeowner in Manhattan and the Hamptons, Lori appreciates every minute with her husband and two sons. In her spare time, she is involved in a wide variety of activities ranging from travel to skiing, and exercise.

Client Testimonials

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Lori Powers is an amazing New York agent, and my mother and I recommend her with the absolute highest regards. I am a real estate agent in Washington, DC and I needed someone to sell my mother's apartment at 11 East 92nd Street in Manhattan. We interviewed at least six agents, as I wanted to find someone who would look after my mother's needs up in NY, as I would if I were there. Finding Lori was a real gift. My mother's apartment needed a significant amount of work to present at its best, and Lori supervised everything on our behalf. She got us reasonable quotes from contractors and painters, managed their work, and coordinated the renovation seamlessly with the co-op board. Lori is a hands-on, detail-oriented, fast responder. Within three days of listing, not only did she bring my mom an exceptional offer without contingencies, but she then helped navigate all of the steps from ratification to closing. Selling in NY is complicated, and this was a home my family loved, so it was emotional too. Lori took the stress out of the process, and my mom is happy. For that, I will always be grateful. " -David Crossland

"Karen and Lori are truly the dream team! They were kind and compassionate guides throughout the process of selling my mother’s Upper East Side apartment. They are dedicated professionals who have communicated with me regularly. Their knowledge of the market and honesty about value-based pricing aided in finding the right buyer. I can’t tell you how invaluable Karen & Lori’s willingness to be present when I could not has been to me. These women did everything from arranging for cleaning services to finding donation sites for household items. I could not have done it without them!"

"My wife and I were relocating to Manhattan and had the good luck to meet Lori Powers. Lori has legendary patience. She showed us many apartments and was able to add valuable insight as she learned our tastes and preferences. Lori was invaluable with her advice in pricing, negotiating and the monumental task of preparing for COOP board review. Always pleasant and available. My wife and I give her our highest recommendation."

"Lori was instrumental in helping me find the perfect apartment. She listened to what was important to me and understood from the start the style of apartment I was searching for.
I found her to be very knowledgeable on the market and I could always count on her to provide her honest opinion She was wonderful to work with and I highly recommend her."

"It was my lucky day when Lori was recommended to help me sell my late sister’s co-op. Her knowledge of real estate and the New York market is both deep and instinctual. She is smart and wise, committed to doing what is best for her client, stays constantly in touch, and inspires confidence and trust. As I live out of state, I became discouraged as the first pandemic wave and lockdown hit, but Lori’s above and beyond support, optimism, and guidance brought things to a more successful conclusion than I could have imagined. She is a remarkable professional and compassionate person whom I highly recommend."

"I was recommended to Lori by a friend to help me find a pied-a-terre. I found working with Lori to be wonderful! She was always pleasant, knowledgeable about the neighborhood and buildings and she was instrumental in helping me find a wonderful apartment. Her easy going personality and abundance of patience made what could have been a difficult process smooth and easy."