WOODBURY, N.Y., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dottie Herman, President and CEO of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, has been recognized as an Outstanding CEO by Long Island Business News (LIBN). The inaugural Outstanding CEO Awards honor Long Island executives who demonstrate remarkable leadership skills, integrity, values, vision, and a commitment to excellence in their communities. Ms. Herman and other award winners will be honored at a gala dinner on Thursday, May 9th, at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY from 6PM to 9PM.
A woman of many achievements, Ms. Herman was recently named in the Commercial Observer's Power 100 List, and by Inman News as one of the most influential real estate leaders. She is also host of WOR's popular Saturday morning radio show, Eye On Real Estate, focused on the real estate market trends and news.
"I am humbled to be recognized along with some of the most talented leaders from across Long Island. It is truly an honor to receive this award amongst my peers in the place where I live and started my business," said Ms. Herman.
Ms. Herman began her career on Long Island, purchasing Prudential Long Island Realty, and growing the company into a powerhouse brokerage with top-producing offices across Long Island and the Hamptons. In 2003, she and her business partner Howard Lorber purchased NYC-based firm Douglas Elliman Real Estate. Under her leadership, Douglas Elliman grew into the largest residential brokerage in New York, and the fourth largest in the nation with offices in Long Island, the Hamptons/ North Fork, New York, Westchester, and most recently, South Florida.
Ms. Herman is an honored contributor to the Sunrise Fund at Stony Brook University Medical Center, a program established to raise awareness and funds for pediatric encology programs. She is also a longtime supporter of the American Heart Association, the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, the Southampton Hospital, the Katz Institute for Women's Health and Katz Women's Hospital located at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset and the LIJ Medical Center in New Hyde Park. She is also involved with the Every Woman Matters Walk: A Walk for Women and Their Families.
About Douglas Elliman Real Estate
Douglas Elliman Real Estate is New York's largest residential brokerage, with over 70 offices in New York City, Long Island, the Hamptons, Westchester/Putnam, and South Florida and more than 4,000 real estate agents and a network of national and international affiliates. They are strategic partners with London-based Knight Frank LLP for residential business in all of their New York markets. Douglas Elliman ranked in the top four of all real estate companies in the nation in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012. The company also controls a portfolio of real estate services, including Manhattan's largest residential property manager, Douglas Elliman Property Management, as well as DE Title and DE Capital Mortgage. For more information on Douglas Elliman as well as expert commentary on emerging trends in the real estate industry, visit the Douglas Elliman site at www.elliman.com
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