About Sotheby’s

Sotheby's has been uniting collectors with world-class works of art since 1744. Sotheby's became the first international auction house when it expanded from London to New York (1955), the first to conduct sales in Hong Kong (1973), India (1992) and France (2001), and the first international fine art auction house in China (2012). Today, Sotheby's presents auctions in ten different salesrooms, including New York, London, Hong Kong and Paris, and Sotheby's BidNow programme allows visitors to view all auctions live online and place bids from anywhere in the world. Sotheby's offers collectors the resources of Sotheby's Financial Services, the world's only full-service art financing company, as well as the collection advisory services of its subsidiary, Art Agency, Partners. Sotheby's presents private sale opportunities in more than 70 categories, including S|2, the gallery arm of Sotheby's Global Fine Art Division, and two retail businesses, Sotheby's Diamonds and Sotheby's Wine. In February 2015, RM Auctions formed a strategic partnership with Sotheby's to become RM Sotheby's, the world's largest auction house for investment-quality automobiles. Sotheby's has a global network of 80 offices in 40 countries and is the oldest company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (BID). 
 

DANIEL GALE SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY
BRINGS LONG ISLAND & QUEENS TO THE WORLD

With nearly a century of experience and unrivaled success in one of the country's most affluent real estate markets. Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty has well over 900 skilled sales associates and an amazing support staff. The company has been recognized on numerous occasions for record-breaking transactions. high-profile listings. major developments. marketing expertise. and pioneering technology and relocation systems.

Based in Cold Spring Harbor. Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty maintains successful sales offices extending 108 miles from the Borough of Queens, through Nassau and Suffolk Counties to the North Fork and Westhampton Beach.

LOCAL KNOWLEDGE

Having experts that live and work in their local communities is particularly important to a residential real estate sale. To most people buying a home is one of life's biggest decisions. They want to know everything they can about the property but even more importantly about the location and community. Once there is a decision to purchase the real work starts and that is where the local knowledge and expertise of our 900+ sales associates can really make a difference and lead to a closed sale. Each year we sell almost 50% of our own listings.

 

 

 

TRANSACTION OVERVIEW

Clients of Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty benefit from our local expertise, comprehensive marketing, global reach, sales and negotiation skills, and most importantly, our commitment to results. Often recognized for record-breaking transactions, we nevertheless provide "million dollar marketing" to properties in all price ranges. In 2016 we closed almost 3,500 transactions with an average sale price of $905,000.

2016 was our single best year since 1922. With closed sales volume of $3.1 billion, Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty ranked #1 of all privately-owned, Long Island-based, residential real estate companies in 2016, and maintained one of the nation's highest overall average sales prices. This was an impressive 25% increase from the prior year.

BRAND HERITAGE
HISTORY OF SOTHEBY'S

Sotheby's has been uniting collectors with world-class works of art since 1744. Sotheby's became the first international auction house when it expanded from London to New York (1955). the first to conduct sales in Hong Kong (1973) and France (2001), and the first international fine art auction house in China (2012). Today. Sotheby's presents auctions in eight different salesrooms. including New York. London. Hong Kong and Paris. and Sotheby's BidNow program allows visitors to view all auctions live online and place bids in real-time from anywhere in the world. Sotheby's offers collectors the resources of Sotheby's Financial Services, as well as private sale opportunities in more than 70 categories, including SI2. the gallery arm of Sotheby's Contemporary Art department. Sotheby's Diamonds and Sotheby's Wine. Sotheby's has a global network of 90 offices in 40 countries and is the oldest company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (BID).

 

 

 

SOTHEBY'S AUCTION HOUSE LOCATIONS

Europe: Geneva | Milan | Paris | Zurich
North America: New York
United Kingdom & Ireland: London<
Asia & The Pacific: Hong Kong

A GLOBAL COLLABORATION

Through our exclusive affiliation with the Sotheby's International Realty network. Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty has the unique ability to access buyers and sellers in parallel real estate markets and numerous collectors of fine art, wine. watches. automobiles and jewelry around the globe. Each year. we participate in cooperative marketing opportunities and a wide array of special events and meetings to connect the world with our client's properties.

New York City is America's greatest city and at the center of the global market we serve. This collaboration is a powerful differentiator that no other company in our region can offer.

 

 

 

GLOBAL PRESENCE

Our single most important strategic relationship is with the Sotheby's International Realty network of more than 20.000 affiliated sales associates located in more than 880 offices across 70 countries worldwide. We also maintain strong alliances with Brain Trust, the Board of Regents of Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate, The Realty Alliance. Real Trends, and a number of other partnerships including the Asian Real Estate Association of America.

Whether exclusive affiliations or professional alliances, we actively participate in numerous organizations to expand the reach of our marketing and sales efforts for Long Island and Queens properties.

Whether broker-to-broker, auction-to-broker or broker-to-auction referrals, these opportunities are managed by us with extreme care.

REFERRAL AND RELOCATION BUSINESS

We have a team dedicated to cultivating. maintaining, monitoring and managing broker-to-broker referrals, as well as the specific and often complex needs of corporate clients for employees relocating on and off Long Island.

An important part of our day-to-day business includes these referrals. Real estate sales associates maintain trusted relationships in the local communities where they work and live, and most certainly with the buyers and sellers they represent. They frequently have opportunities to recommend other agents to their valued clientele.

Each and every year a significant number of transactions are closed stemming from these important referrals and relationships. This certainly increases the exposure for the properties we work with, and helps to keep our listings at the forefront of Sotheby's International Realty affiliates, other top realty brokerages. and of course large regional and national corporations with relocating employees.