A sophisticated clientele calls for a real estate agency with a sophisticated understanding of the economy and financial markets. Economics expert Jonathan Cifuentes brings extensive experience to the East Egg Realty team, having worked in the fixed income trading and wealth management divisions of several multinational investment banks such as Smith Barney and Nomura. Jonathan successfully met the challenging demands of the rapidly changing financial markets, catering to the shifting needs of his clientele and consistently maximizing returns while effectively mitigating risks. Jonathan developed his real estate skills at an early age, successfully identifying, acquiring and managing investment properties. Jonathan quickly immersed himself in the Manhattan and Long Island real estate environment, monitoring industry and market trends - applying his learnings to his personal investments and providing strategic recommendations to his partners, including global privately owned real estate endeavors. Financial strength and a keen understanding of the economic and financial sectors are imperative in today's real estate market. East Egg Realty relies on Jonathan to pass his extensive knowledge along to our organization, offering a higher level of industry knowledge for our staff and clients alike. In his recent career, Jonathan joined a top ranking real estate brokerage firm as an Associate Broker. Jonathan's well developed real estate and financial background allowed him the ability to quickly succeed. He was able to incorporate his expertise in two locations, providing his customers a bridge from the Manhattan to Long Island real estate market. He prides himself on his capacity to engage high profile clientele, understand their needs and customize each marketing plan based on his analysis. In addition, Jonathan's strong understanding of New York real estate and his knack for identifying smart investment properties has allowed him the opportunity to establish strong relationships with international investment clientele, assisting them through the full-purchase cycle and offering on-going property management services. Jonathan's ability to grasp all angles of the real estate market along with his strong finance background and entrepreneurial spirit provided him with a solid foundation to establish and execute the unique East Egg Realty business model. Jonathan Cifuentes graduated from George Washington University with a B.B.A. in Finance. He holds an M.A. in Economics from Fordham University where he graduated in the top 10% of his class.