About Me

2014-Chairman's Circle Diamond Award
2013-Pinnacle Award Winner
2012-Chairman's Circle Diamond Award
2011-Chairman's Circle Gold Award
2010-Chairman's Circle Gold Award
2009-President's Circle Award
2008-Chairman's Circle Gold Award
2007-Chairman's Circle Gold Award
2006-President's Circle Award
New York real estate has certainly proven its efficacy in the rate of return. It's an industry that's so exacting, and yet is still a maverick. It's an unfinished masterpiece, always a work in progress. Every decade brings something new.
Aside from New York real estate, I look to Buenos Aires and Miami as places to put new developments together. With the current exchange rates, I see bilateral investment opportunities opening up. I am proud to head a team that utilizes its expertise and creativity to benefit our buyers and sellers. When I take on a new client, I remain dedicated from start to finish, am on call 24/7, and carefully vet properties so as not to waste their time. Full service means more than showing properties. When a client buys a home, my goal is to help them enhance its value as well. This can be done with the right cosmetic or structural improvements. Yet value can also be decreased with the wrong choices. These decisions are important. Many buyers have their own decorators and contractors, but for those who don't, my Rolodex of New York's top professionals can transform a home on time and in budget - with an eye toward monetizing the property rather than merely feathering the nest.
My perspective as a New York resident since 2001 and background as a native South American also gives me a unique advantage. I speak fluent Spanish, Italian and English, as do many of my clients, and I'm very comfortable dealing on both the buyer and seller side of the table. Many foreign clients feel awkward transacting in a foreign country. Often, a familiar language can put them more at ease. As the real estate climate of New York becomes increasingly international, my multilingual skills and connections are extremely valuable, and can facilitate a seamless deal. While I live on the Upper East Side, I work in every Manhattan neighborhood. Prior to selling residential and commercial real estate, I honed my skills in computer programming and the hotel industry. For fun I enjoy horseback riding, boating, antiquing, cooking, and traveling to exotic locations.

 

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953 Fifth Avenue, 3/4 - Upper East Side, New York

Upper East Side, New York

$11,500,000

4 Beds | 4 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 3,500

Listing ID: 2042544

30 East 76th Street, PHC - Upper East Side, New York

Upper East Side, New York

$8,995,000

4 Beds | 3 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 2,442 | Approximate Exterior Sq. Ft.:200

Listing ID: 2108422

Open House Details
  • Sunday, May 31st, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Porter House, 66 Ninth Avenue, 5E - Chelsea, New York

Chelsea, New York

$7,000,000

Loft | 3 Beds | 3 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 2,039 | Approximate Exterior Sq. Ft.:100

Listing ID: 2097698

Open House Details
  • Wednesday, May 27th, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

TRUMP TOWER, 721 Fifth Avenue, 32A - Midtown, New York

Midtown, New York

$4,000,000

2 Beds | 2 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,465

Listing ID: 2094497

The Adagio, 243 West 60th Street, 2A - Lincoln Square, New York

Lincoln Square, New York

$3,750,000

2 Beds | 2 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,666 | Approximate Exterior Sq. Ft.:1921

Listing ID: 2029406

Contract signed

Avonova, 219 West 81st Street, 12CF - Upper West Side, New York

Upper West Side, New York

$3,745,000

3 Beds | 3 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,858

Listing ID: 2087600

Open House Details
  • Sunday, May 31st, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

323 Park Avenue South, 7A - Gramercy, New York

Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$3,250,000

2 Beds | 2 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,394

Listing ID: 2066698

Open House Details
  • Wednesday, May 27th, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

99 John Street, 326 - Financial District, New York

Financial District, New York

$2,495,000

4 Beds | 3 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 2,267

Listing ID: 2033546

Contract signed

30 East 76th Street, 5A - Upper East Side, New York

Upper East Side, New York

$2,250,000

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,100

Listing ID: 2044907

Open House Details
  • Wednesday, May 27th, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

30 East 76th Street, 7A - Upper East Side, New York

Upper East Side, New York

$1,995,000

2 Beds | 1 Bath | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,100

Listing ID: 2126886

Open House Details
  • Sunday, May 31st, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

GRACIE GARDENS, 525 East 89th Street, 2/3H - Upper East Side, New York

Upper East Side, New York

$1,650,000

4 Beds | 2 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,640

Listing ID: 2087517

77 East 12th Street, 3F - Greenwich Village, New York

Greenwich Village, New York

$1,249,000

2 Beds | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 950

Listing ID: 2066244

Contract signed

211 East 51st Street, 4C - Turtle Bay, New York

Turtle Bay, New York

$900,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 581

Listing ID: 2060415

Contract signed

211 East 51st Street, 6D - Turtle Bay, New York

Turtle Bay, New York

$875,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 505

Listing ID: 2088763

Open House Details
  • Thursday, May 28th, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The St. Regis, 2 East 55th Street, 836A - Midtown, New York

Midtown, New York

$315,000

2 Beds | 3 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,455

Listing ID: 1882475

The St. Regis, 2 East 55th Street, 915 - Midtown, New York

Midtown, New York

$315,000

2 Beds | 3 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,500

Listing ID: 2127317

The St. Regis, 2 East 55th Street, 815A - Midtown, New York

Midtown, New York

$315,000

2 Beds | 3 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,500

Listing ID: 2005880

The St. Regis, 2 East 55th Street, 1021 - Midtown, New York

Midtown, New York

$235,000

2 Beds | 2 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 975

Listing ID: 2059159

Leonel Piraino

Leonel Piraino

Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker


575 Madison Ave

New York, NY 10022

Office: 212.418.2023

Mobile: 917.701.2363

 

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