Forbes Global Properties Welcomes Elegran to Exclusively Represent the Prestigious NYC Marketplace

Named a ‘Most Innovative Brokerage’ by Inman, Elegran’s talented team of agents delivers client-centered service, resulting in eight times more sales volume sold per agent than the industry average.

New York (September 19, 2022): Forbes Global Properties, a curated consumer marketplace of luxury homes and an invitation-only membership network of top real estate firms, is proud to welcome residential sales and leasing leader Elegran to its prestigious ranks.

Elegran will exclusively represent the Forbes Global Properties brand across NYC’s five boroughs. Acknowledged among Manhattan’s top residential brokerages, the dynamic and fast-growing firm doubled its sales volume in 2021, selling more than US $1 billion worth of real estate, while delivering the highest level of personalized service.

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Founded in 2008 and led by CEO Michael Rossi, Elegran remains true to its founding principles of innovation, motivation, and client care. The firm’s award-winning proprietary marketing platform streamlines the transactional process, significantly reducing a property’s time on market.

The exclusive worldwide residential real estate partner of Forbes, Forbes Global Properties provides branding and marketing services to the world’s premier property firms and is now represented by more than 12,600 agents across 19 countries in approximately 400 locations. Elegran joins this network of top brokerages with proven records of success in luxury property sales and exceptional client service.

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“We are excited to be the exclusive member of Forbes Global Properties in New York City. In this digital age, our agents, whom we call advisors, and ultimately their clients will benefit from the global exposure, distribution, and the household Forbes name that Forbes Global Properties offers,” says Michael Rossi, CEO of Elegran. “Our team is looking forward to forging relationships with the leadership and the thousands of distinguished members across the globe with Elegran and Forbes serving as a true differentiator.”

“It is my privilege to welcome Elegran to our global community of respected luxury property experts,” said Bonnie Stone Sellers, Co-Founder and Chair of Forbes Global Properties. “New York City is among the country’s most vibrant and active real estate markets boasting an energy that well served by Elegran’s team of best-in-class professionals.”

“In this digital age, our agents, whom we call advisors, and ultimately their clients will benefit from the global exposure, distribution, and the household Forbes name that Forbes Global Properties offers”
— Michael Rossi, CEO of Elegran

As a member of this exclusive network, Elegran will benefit from Forbes’ engaged audience of more than 150 million to connect, inspire, and inform affluent potential homebuyers and sellers about the finest properties for sale.

Homes will be presented across Forbes and Forbes Global Properties print, digital, and social media channels with expert commentary, timely market data, and top-tier editorial. Elegran’s prime residential listings will be showcased on, a curated collection of high-value homes for sale worldwide.


About Elegran
Our goal is simple: to humanize the world of real estate. Michael Rossi founded Elegran in 2008 on the dual premise of motivation and innovation, with a third sustaining principle added over the years: care. Unique in the industry as an independently owned brokerage with agents known as “advisors” and a data-centered approach, the firm has become a key player in the New York brokerage world. Elegran oversaw well over US $500 million in sales volume in 2019, tripled market share in 2020 and sold US $1 billion worth of real estate 2021. Headquartered in the center of Manhattan, Elegran is solely dedicated to serving the incomparable needs of the New York City metropolitan region. For more information about Elegran, please visit
About Forbes Global Properties
Established and led by the world’s foremost independent luxury residential brokers and industry veterans, Forbes Global Properties is a curated consumer marketplace that connects discerning buyers directly to the world’s finest homes and the elite agents that represent them. Established in 2020, the invitation-only network spans approximately 400 locations and 12,600 property experts across the U.S., Asia, Australia, Canada, the Caribbean, Mexico, the Middle East, New Zealand, and Europe. For more information, visit
For media queries, please contact:
Lori Levin, Rubenstein Public Relations, +1 212.805.3013, [email protected]
Elegran, +1 212.542.3153, [email protected]


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