In 2020 :: $41M+ in Closed Volume // 85 Closed + In Contract Deals
$1B in Total Lifetime Sales
20% Increase in 2020 Year Over Year Transaction Volume
Decades of Collective Years in Real Estate
1000+ Transactions to Date
Ranked in America's Best 2021 & 2020 Real Estate Professionals
Top 1.5% in the U.S. | REAL Trends
Consistently ranked among the top 2% of brokers nationwide
Brownstoner: Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: A Bay Ridge Colonial Revival, a Bed Stuy Queen Anne
Brownstoner: A Brownstone With a Circa 1900 Stove and Three Other Houses to See, Starting at $1.25 Million
6sqft: For $1.25M, an Attached House in Bay Ridge with Sunny Interiors and a Lush Backyard
NY Post : We Hear....
DNA Info : Brooklyn's Historic Churches Disappear to Make Way for Condos
Wall Street Journal: "Bay Ridge Keeps Focusing on Old and New"
NY Observer : Religious Conversions, From House of Worship to Place of Residence
Brownstoner: 567 8th Street
Curbed New York: 237 77th Street
DNA info: Three Properties with History to See This Weekend
Curbed New York : 491 Park Place
Brownstoner: Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: A Carriage House in Cobble Hill, a Condo in Clinton Hill
Comprised of Lori Mendelis, Clare Saliba, Sandra Cordoba, Gail Morin, Lauren Fernandes, Eugenia Vainberg and Christine Dugan, the team delivers decades of combined experience and has generated more than $1 billion in total sales volume.
With a strong belief in the power of numbers, the Modern Solutions Team consists of long-time colleagues and friends who embrace the shared core values of unparalleled personal service and integrity.
Dedicated to creating an exceptional and seamless experience, their clients know they're always in expert hands, resulting in an impressive level of client loyalty. Bound by an innate trust and familiarity, The Modern Solutions Team provides powerful collaborative problem-solving and strategizing. This invaluable team-service approach produces top-tier results, spanning the borough from Brownstone Brooklyn to Bay Ridge and Williamsburg across every market segment, from townhouses and co-ops to condos and new development of all sizes.
With their deep well of NYC experience, the team’s members have built keen negotiation skills and established a wide network of resources that allows them to be proactive and high touch in everything they do. Their hands-on buying, selling and renovation experience throughout the city and beyond makes them the go-to solution for all New York real estate needs when it comes to finding home and your home away from home.
While continuing to maintain an established track record for success in Brownstone Brooklyn, Lori is also the owner of a cherished tiny house compound in the Catskills and is bringing the team’s capabilities to the region. She's thrilled to share the joys of upstate living, with a specialty around Saugerties, Woodstock, Kingston and New Paltz and an expansive referral network spanning Sullivan County and the Hudson Valley. Further expanding their reach, Clare, Sandra and Gail are second-home owners in the Hamptons and North Fork with strong connections throughout the eastern end of Long Island.
For every member of The Modern Solutions Team, the ultimate goal is to build client-for-life relationships that unfold effortlessly through every life stage and location. They offer an endless reservoir of support and patience for buyers and sellers with a willingness to give unlimited attention to each client's unique objectives. Team members show up every day ready to charge ahead with tenacity and abundant good humor.
Featuring top-producing agents with outstanding market knowledge throughout the state, it's no surprise The Modern Solutions Team was recognized as one of America's Best 2020 Real Estate Professionals by REAL Trends and are among the top 1.5 percent of agents in the country.
"The Mendelis/Saliba team made our dreams come true! Our apartment was sold without fuss or drama, to an offer that well exceeded our highest expectations. Thanks to Lori and Clare’s tireless work, knowledge of their industry and professionalism, I think we set a land speed record with our sale and concurrent purchase of a new home for our family. They listened to our hopes and vision for our future, and stayed true to what our needs and desires were every step along the way. A new chapter of our lives has begun and I am reeling from our good fortune of having had The Mendelis/Saliba Team help bring us here." -Adam and Brenda S. | Seller & Buyer
"As our buyers' agent, Lori zeroed in on our wants, needs, & limits. Her guidance reflected her extensive neighborhood experience and a passion for real estate. Then, as our listing agent, Lori placed our interests first, exercised strong business savvy and proactive approaches at tough junctures. She was FULL SERVICE, so detail-focused,& brought much-needed reason and humor to a daunting process." -Eric & Jodi H. | Seller & Buyer
"Clare is an absolute gem. From the outset, she served as our strongest advocate and was available to us 24/7. When our purchase hit a few bumps in the road, she worked tenaciously to smooth out any issues and make sure all parties were satisfied. Above all, we consider ourselves lucky to have found an agent who we implicitly trust. We can’t recommend her highly enough." - Edward & Yvette O. | Seller & Buyer
"Lori Mendelis was an absolute delight to work with. Her enthusiasm, positive attitude, hustle and charm won us over and won prospective buyers over with 5 offers in a 3-month period in one of the toughest real estate markets in 20 years. There might be a lot of good agents out there to work with, but what makes Lori special is her A+ service to her clients 24/7. I would highly recommend her!" -Jay V. | Seller
"Working with Clare has been the best decision we’ve ever made! She has been our go-to broker since 2006 and has represented us in several sales and purchases, working tirelessly to ensure we found the right fit for our expanding family each time. Her professionalism, promptness, honesty, and overall wonderful disposition are without equal -- we can’t imagine working with anyone else." -Steven & Kathy G. | Seller & Buyer
"Professional, honest, ethical, great to work with, and very responsive. Clare and Lori provided superior client service and made my real estate transaction go like a breeze. Would use their services again with my eyes closed." -Sal H. | Seller & Buyer