Senior Global Real Estate Advisor, Associate Broker
With over $1 billion in properties sold, Filippa Edberg-Manuel is a luxury real estate expert at Sotheby’s International Realty. Her experience in haute couture, design, and marketing gives her a keen understanding of how to position and sell products of exceptional quality. She has sold some of the most expensive residences in New York, including a $74 million duplex, the eighth most expensive apartment sale ever recorded in the city at the time.
Filippa is proud to have worked with many of New York’s top real estate developers, most recently serving as associate director of sales for 520 Park Avenue, a 64-story limestone luxury condominium tower from Zeckendorf Development, designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects. In 2018, her team achieved the #1 and #2 sales of the year. Achieving an average sales prices in 2018 of over $5,000/sqft, they continued the trend in 2019 with over $285 million in transaction volume and average sales prices of over $6,000/sqft. Prior to her role at 520 Park Avenue, Filippa was a member of the #1 top-ranked team at the largest residential brokerage in Manhattan.
Fluent in English, French, Swedish, and Spanish, Filippa studied international marketing at IMF in Sweden and design at Fashion Forum in Paris, where she won the prestigious Dee d’Or Award. She served as fashion, architecture, and design editor for Ideat Magazine. As a fashion model with Wilhelmina Agency, she travelled the world representing brands including Chanel, Armani, and Yves Saint Laurent.
Filippa holds designations of Certified Negotiations Expert (CNE) and Certified Buyers Representative (CBR). She is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) and New York Residential Agent Continuum (NYRAC). She has appeared on the Today Show, CBS’ The Early Show, House Hunters, RAI1, TF1, Bravo, and The View.
Filippa has called New York home for close to 20 years. The daughter of a construction engineer, she has always had a passion for buildings, structures, and architecture. She owns and manages a portfolio of investment properties, giving her a keen understanding of the concerns of investors, purchasers, and sellers alike.
Discretion, integrity, privacy, and professionalism are key elements of Filippa's business practices. Through up and down markets, she is the trusted advisor to high-net-worth individuals looking to list or acquire Manhattan luxury property.