"How we choose or perceive our homes and neighborhoods is affected and informed by the unique blend of our individual personalities, backgrounds and life experiences."
Jonathan brings with him an infectious enthusiasm and fervor for real estate, focused on building lifelong relationships with clients and customers that often supersede the real estate transaction.
After a successful career as the director of a leading international contemporary art gallery, and prior to joining Compass, Jonathan joined Stribling & Associates having been drawn to the stellar reputation and family-run sensibility of a brokerage that simultaneously provides the intimacy of a boutique firm and the vast resources and brand recognition of a leading New York City luxury real estate brokerage. He is honored to associate with a company whose motto of "work hard and be honest" is directly in line with his own sensibilities.
With years of experience in the contemporary art world, Jonathan is armed with an expert eye and a particular sensitivity to the melding of architecture, interior design, and general aesthetics with one's own personal tastes.
As a real estate professional, Jonathan brings a skill set and a multitude of personal attributes that have afforded him innumerable successes and a stellar reputation throughout his career.
A self-starter with a tireless work ethic, Jonathan is always motivated and driven to work in the best interest of those with whom is he working. He is a clear communicator and a great listener, anticipatory in nature and often able to identify and preemptively act on the needs of his clients.He is a creative thinker and effective negotiator, with a keen ability to think "outside the box" to achieve the greatest desired results. Meticulous and detail oriented; he is able to micromanage the small details without losing sight of the big picture.
Jonathan is passionate about sharing his market knowledge and expertise; educating, empowering, and equipping his clients with the tools necessary to make the best and most informed real estate decisions - all the while guiding and being part of the process every step of the way. He is attentive and empathetic, having a personal understanding of the emotional aspects, magnitude and complexities of a real estate transaction - he keeps an indefatigable calm, cool and collected demeanor under pressure and serves as a stalwart of reliability while navigating his clients through a transaction.
Jonathan prides himself on being a well-mannered man of great respect and integrity, he handles every transaction with the utmost discretion and loyalty, often garnering lifelong relationships built on shared trust with his clientele.
Whether purchasing, selling, investing or renting anywhere in Manhattan, Brooklyn or Queens - Jonathan is committed to New York City real estate, staying up-to-date on the most recent market trends, new developments, general market overview, as well as a continuously growing an intimate knowledge of all the happenings in New York City, real estate and otherwise.
Jonathan Lavoie graduated from Syracuse University with a B.A. in Art History, he continued graduate level studies at Syracuse University in London. Born and raised on Long Island and now longtime resident of New York City, he currently resides in Queens with his wife Ashley and their two cats, Charleston and Marmalade.
"I am incredibly drawn to the personal side of things – finding out more about my clients, what and who they are and how and why they see the world differently than anyone else. My approach is rooted in this personal connection and relationship building – truly discovering who my clients are as individuals in order to best service their real estate needs with a personal and unique understanding."