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.
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"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."
"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."