Senior Global Real Estate Advisor, Licensed Salesperson
Lena Datwani has over 20 years of sales and marketing experience in the real estate industry. She attributes much of her real estate success to her strong, intuitive nature and ability to connect with others. To Lena, selling is ultimately about understanding her clients. Possessing strong industry knowledge, charisma, and integrity, Lena takes her clients’ best interest to heart and possesses a strong network of long-term business relationships.
Prior to entering real estate, Lena worked in high-end fashion and the fine jewelry industry for many years. During that time, she honed her networking, negotiation, and relationship-building skills. She has negotiated business transactions on both a national and international level, as much of her family lives in and holds real estate throughout Asia and Europe.
Born and raised in Singapore, Lena is fluent in Malaysian and speaks some Mandarin and Cantonese. With friends and family all over the world, she keeps a strong pulse on the international real estate market. Lena, her husband and their two children currently reside in New York City, her home for over 30 years. With her warm, engaging, upbeat style, Lena will make the process of buying and or selling a home a smooth and professional experience.
Here's what Lena’s clients have to say about her:
“Thank you for making me feel so important and comfortable. The sale process was so smooth, you made it look easy. I thank you so much for taking such good care of me and I hope you will visit me soon.” – KH
“Just a little note to say a big thank you for your patience, your support and all your insight. As a first-time buyer I was lost and you held my hand so graciously. Thank you. I love my new home and I can’t wait to have you over for dinner soon.” - SK
'I was introduced to Lena by a mutual friend and working with her has been a heartfelt experience. Lena is warm, personable, nurturing and professional. She listens, understands and champions for your real-estate must-have list.Throughout the process of finding my home, she accompanied to numerous viewings, and was my sounding board for considerations. In the negotiation process, it was wonderful and pleasant to have her working with you on dealing the seller, streamlining communication with the attorney and holding your hand as a first time buyer.' - SD
“Lena, you are the best broker in town! You were so professional and responsive – just the right balance. I will tell all my friends about you and send them your way for sure.” – Anne