With over three decades of experience, Ann Cutbill Lenane is the consummate professional and has sold well over $1 Billion worth of Manhattan property in the last several years alone. Ann, Elliman's #1 West Side agent over the past 15 years, is consistently ranked as one of the top ten teams company-wide. She is also one of the highest grossing real estate brokers in the country and was honored with Elliman's prestigious 2014 Team Player Award for her humanitarian work.
Ann is regularly quoted in the country's most prestigious publications such as The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. She has been featured on national and international television programs such as the Nightly Business Report, NBC's Open House NYC, CBS's Living Large and China Central Television. Ann has also appeared in multiple episodes of HGTV's top-rated show Selling New York.
"Annie Gets It Done!"
Ann prides herself on being a trailblazer in creative and innovative marketing. Her relationships with leaders in radio, print, network and cable television combined with her use of cutting edge technologies, social media and her unparalleled direct marketing database, provides maximum exposure for her exclusive listings. Ann was the first broker in Manhattan to advertise on the big screen, making her a mini-neighborhood celebrity. Her "Annie Gets It Done" commercial has been running for the last 14 years at the Lincoln Square AMC Loews Theater, which highlights her current exclusive listings.
Help Is On The Way
Ann and her team of professionals will be there every step of the way to help guarantee that you obtain the highest price for your property. Her motto is "No job is too big or too small. Let me help!" Achieving the best return on your investment is key, but Ann also does everything possible to help ease the stress of selling your home. Her movers can bring in new furniture, curtains or linens if needed or transfer your extra boxes into her storage facility. Her handyman can retouch paint or do basic repairs, and for empty spaces Ann will work hand in hand with her stager to transform your home virtually overnight. Her world class photographers and videographers will then come in to showcase your home's best features.
In hiring Ann as your agent, your apartment will not only look its best but it will be priced spot on. Her 30 years of experience enables her to interpret market data with unparalleled insider knowledge. That is why buyers, sellers, appraisers and even her fellow real-estate brokers seek out her advice on valuation. She is able to educate her clients using real-time data along with explaining the nuances of an ever-changing market. She will honestly assess your property's strengths and weaknesses and create a unique and effective marketing strategy. Ann is a master marketer with the resources and contacts to blanket the city and the web with your property in record time and efficiency.
Trust And Relationships
Ann knows the importance of nurturing her long-standing relationships with not only managing agents, top real estate attorneys, Co-op board members and building staff and her fellow brokers as well. These are key to giving Ann the edge in streamlining the sales process from start to finish. Ann's reputation for professionalism and trustworthiness in and outside the brokerage community is of utmost importance to her.
On A Personal Note
Even with all her professional success and accolades, Ann's proudest accomplishment is being a single mother to her two wonderful daughters. Together they are involved in helping several charitable organizations, including a literacy summer camp they started in the Bahamas four years ago. With the generous help of jetBlue, NYC teachers fly down to work alongside Ann and her girls to teach and counsel children with learning issues. They also organize a drive for gently used shoes, clothing and laptops to be donated and delivered to the families who are most in need. Ann raises money for several orphanages and schools in Africa, Guatemala and the Bahamas, as well as other organizations working to protect and care for elephants in both Africa and Asia. Closer to home, Ann has been honored with several awards but most recent was the Heart of the West Side Award by The West Side Intergenerational Residence and Elliman's prestigious annual Team Player Award.
"I Love My Job"
"I get tremendous satisfaction walking down almost any street and seeing the lights on in an apartment of a family that trusted me to help and guide them in their search for a new home. What an honor that is, and I am truly blessed to wake up in such a magical city to a job and people that I love." Ann says, "After all these years, I still truly believe I have the most rewarding job in the world."