As a top performer at Compass, Edith is a well-respected and accomplished broker with energy, integrity, dedication, and extraordinary knowledge that makes her one of the best in the industry. With over $400 million worth of properties sold across Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Long Island, the Edith Yang Team was consistently ranked as the top 1.5% of real estate professionals nationwide by The Wall Street Journal and Real Trends.
An experienced real estate investor herself, Edith has a first-hand understanding of today's market challenges. She can walk clients through the real estate process from start to finish with confidence and finesse. Buyers and sellers alike will benefit from Edith's honest and straightforward approach to real estate investment analysis and her creative financial consultation. Living in Manhattan and Long Island since 2000, she skillfully guides buyers through the diverse neighborhoods and the complex world of New York real estate. She recognizes that buying and selling a home is an emotional as well as financial transition in the lives of her clients, and helps by injecting her own seasoned personal and professional judgment to aid in the important decision-making process. Her keen eye for value and exceptional service with integrity has provided Edith with an ongoing stream of repeat and referral business.
Originally from Hong Kong, Edith obtained both her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Michigan. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Before she started her real estate business, she worked at prominent firms such as Goldman Sachs, Ziff Brothers Investment, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Edith participated in various mergers and acquisitions with transaction values that ranged from $10 million to $1 billion in diverse industries. Her background as a hedge fund analyst and CPA provides her clients with in-depth analysis of financials to facilitate confident decision-making.
Edith has cultivated a superior ability to interact with and assist buyers and sellers from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds, especially in the Asian market. She has worked with a diverse international and local clientele, from individual investors who focus on luxury condominiums to institutional investors looking for commercial and multi-family properties in both New York City and Long Island. Edith's extensive knowledge of Chinese culture and fluency in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese has made her invaluable to Chinese clients.
Edith is also one of the leading agents in the new development market. She has played an integral role in seeing a project from its pre-development stage and the strategic planning of sales to the completion of the project. She assists developers to market their projects (such as 30 E 31, The Centrale, Charlie West, etc) to international investors. Edith was one of the first agents who brought NY's new developments (301 W 53rd Street) to a luxury property show in China in 2014, where she sold numerous units during the roadshow.
Committed to delivering highly personalized service, Edith stays on the cutting edge of technology, seeking solutions from research, market intelligence, and communications to help her guide clients as they navigate the entire process of buying, selling, and investing in real estate.
Edith has lived in various neighborhoods throughout Manhattan, including the West Village, Upper West Side, and Midtown East. While Edith moved to Manhasset in Long Island a few years ago for her two little boys, the family maintains a pied-a-terre in Midtown East for their weekend escapes. Among her favorite leisure time hobbies are traveling, scuba diving, skiing, and cooking. Edith has a strong passion for New York and the possibilities that its real estate industry holds.