Douglas Elliman Honors Top Agents in Florida at The Ellies – The Firm’s Annual Awards Celebration


Florida Brokerage Named Number One Brokerage in Palm Beach County & Miami Beach by Sales Volume; Claims Half of Top Eight Single-Family Home Sales in Miami-Dade County

$4.7 Billion 2018 Total Sales Volume in South Florida-Up 30% Year-Over-Year; Douglas Elliman 2018 Total Sales Volume Tops $28.1 Billion, Increasing Eight Percent

On Tuesday, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, the nation’s third-largest residential real estate brokerage, celebrated the firm’s world-class agents from around the nation at the annual awards ceremony – The Ellies. Top performers from Florida, including the markets of Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Miami Beach, Palm Beach, Aventura, Bay Harbor Island, Jupiter, Wellington, Delray Beach and Coral Gables, were among the honorees at this year’s event held at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT.

Douglas Elliman Florida marked another banner year in 2018 with $4.7 Billion in closed transactions, up 30% from 2017. Nationwide, Douglas Elliman’s 2018 total sales volume was $28.1 billion, up eight percent from 2017. The firm was responsible for 44,131 sales and rental transactions and was ranked the number three brokerage in the nation by sales volume.

“Our wonderfully talented agents across the nation gave a very impressive performance this year, backed by a tremendous amount of dedication and passion for their work. We remain committed to providing all of our agents with the best in class technology, marketing and public relations to help them reach even greater heights in 2019, and we look forward to another triumphant year,” said Howard M. Lorber, Chairman, Douglas Elliman Realty, LLC.

Douglas Elliman Florida marked a banner year in 2018, responsible for four out of the top eight single-family home sales for Miami-Dade County. The firm was also named the number one brokerage in Palm Beach County and in Miami Beach for total sales volume.

“We’re thrilled to celebrate the accomplishments of our agents and their dedication to Douglas Elliman’s success,” said Jay Phillip Parker, CEO of Douglas Elliman Florida. “Due to their efforts, Elliman continues to dominate the market in South Florida, and we’re looking forward to continuing our expansion and leadership position in 2019.”

Leading the Top 10 Teams for Florida by Gross Commission Income (GCI) are The Carroll Group, based out of Miami-Dade County and Palm Beach County. They were followed by the Leavitt McIntosh Team (#2), Carmenate / Duchon (#3), The Randy & Nick Team (#4), the Bill and Bryan Team (#5), the Alexander Team (#6), Belmonte Sanchez (#7), the RMI Team (#8), The Senada Adzem Team (#9) and The Rubin [+] Morr Group (#10).

The Top 10 Agents for Florida by GCI are led by Martha W. Jolicoeur, based out of Wellington. She was followed by Gary Pohrer (#2), Maria Mendelsohn (#3), Paul Stuart Fishman (#4), Brett Harris (#5), Bohdan Mastykaz (#6), Raul Santidrian (#7), Kayce Driscoll (#8), Dina Goldentayer (#9) and Steven Menezes (#10).

Brea Thomas, based out of Fort Lauderdale, received Florida’s Rookie of the Year award.


The prestigious Pinnacle Club Award winners, presented to Florida agents and teams who made over $1 million in 2018, include The Carroll Group, Leavitt McIntosh Team, Carmenate / Duchon, The Randy & Nick Team, Bill & Bryan Team, the Alexander Team, Belmonte Sanchez, Martha Jolicoeur, RMI Team, The Senada Adzem Team, The Rubin [+] Morr Group, Gary Pohrer, Maria Mendelsohn, Pamela Fishman, The Goihman Group, The Darin Tansey Group, Robert Kemp, Brett Harris, Bohdan Mastykaz, The Bretzlaff Group, Raul Santidrian, The APT Team, Kayce Driscoll, and Dina Goldentayer.

About Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Established in 1911, Douglas Elliman Real Estate is the largest brokerage in the New York Metropolitan area and the third largest residential real estate company nationwide. With more than 7,000 agents, the company operates approximately 118 offices in New York City, Long Island, The Hamptons, Westchester, Connecticut, New Jersey, Florida, California, Colorado and Massachusetts. Moreover, Douglas Elliman has a strategic global alliance with London-based Knight Frank Residential for business in the worldwide luxury markets spanning 60 countries and six continents. The company also controls a portfolio of real estate services including Douglas Elliman Development Marketing, Douglas Elliman Property Management and Douglas Elliman Commercial. For more information on Douglas Elliman as well as expert commentary on emerging trends in the real estate industry, please visit

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