Rory S. Clark Team

The Rory S. Clark Team, led and founded by Rory S. Clark, Esq., is an award-winning, full-service residential real estate team at Brown Harris Stevens uniquely constructed to navigate each aspect of your real estate transaction efficiently and expertly. Individual team members draw upon past career experiences spanning the legal, commercial real estate and fashion industries to serve their clients. The team is steadfastly committed to advocating on behalf of clients to maximize the value of their investments in a professional, ethical, and compassionate manner. With press credentials in The New York Times, The Real Deal, New York Observer, Real Estate Weekly, and Brokers Weekly, industry insiders look to the Rory S. Clark Team for their insights. The team is consistently recognized on the annual list of “Best Real Estate Agents in New York State” by REAL Trends America.

Rory S. Clark, Esq.

Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker

 

#1 Top Listing Agent 2022 – Village Office, Brown Harris Stevens
Million Dollar Club Companywide 2022 - Brown Harris Stevens
Best Real Estate Agents, NY State 2022 - REAL Trends America
Past recipient, Strategy Star Award - Village Office, Brown Harris Stevens
Certified Buyer Representative/Certified Relocation Agent

Consistently recognized as one of the top real estate agents in New York by REAL Trends America, Rory S. Clark is a consummate professional who utilizes his past career as a successful business lawyer to handle transactions of all types. He has a keen attention to detail and a well-honed ability to foresee any potential issues that may prevent a client from accomplishing their goals.

An adept negotiator and passionate client advocate, Rory understands the importance of both honesty and discretion in the home buying or selling process. His commitment to customer service results in lasting relationships, often leading to repeat business and referrals. He utilizes his combined legal and real estate expertise to guide clients to the best possible results, all while providing a full-service experience. Rory relishes in representing buyers, sellers, a large portfolio of landlords, and numerous estate sales. He is also a Part 36 Real Estate Fiduciary for Guardianships.

Rory is among the 1% of Manhattan agents with a Certified Buyer Designation, having completed extensive training on best methods and practices to represent and protect the interests of homebuyers. He has achieved multiple sales records for a variety of NYC condominiums and cooperatives, due in large part to the customized selling and marketing strategy he has honed and perfected over his decade of real estate sales experience.

A graduate of Binghamton University and New York Law School, Rory began his career as a lawyer at an AMLaw 100 law firm, where he counseled mid-size to large corporate clients in business transactions. Before joining Brown Harris Stevens, Rory was the Founder and President of Elevated Realty LLC, a full-service boutique Manhattan residential real estate brokerage.

A passionate philanthropist, Rory has volunteered as a youth mentor and raised funds for the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center pediatric fund through participation in the New York City Marathon. Each December holiday season, Rory and his family look forward to their charitable toy giveaway project with contributions from clients and friends to a local children's facility. When he is not engaging clients or helping his community, Rory can often be found juggling a soccer ball, exploring restaurants, food festivals and outdoor concerts with his wife and two children.

Clifford Marks

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) 2021 Industrywide Rookie of the Year

2021 Rising Star – Village Office, Brown Harris Stevens

Cliff specializes in representing buyers, sellers, and landlords in their real estate pursuits. Joined by team leader Rory S. Clark, Cliff stops at nothing to meet his clients’ objectives. Cliff provides a high-level, full-service experience to guide his clients through the entire real estate process, maximizing value for buyers and sellers by implementing his analytical background in commercial real estate in Manhattan. Cliff maintains a top-notch level of professionalism and is dedicated to achieving superior results for his clients, satisfying both current lifestyle value and long-term investment objectives.

Previously, Cliff worked in the retail group at L+M Development Partners, a leading real estate development firm. At L+M, Cliff was a key member of the team managing the leasing, development, acquisitions, and dispositions of a 1.5 million-square-foot portfolio of commercial space throughout the boroughs of New York City. In addition to his direct involvement in the leasing of over 46,000 square feet of retail space, Cliff led the team’s market research efforts, including the creation of custom demographic and market analyses. Through these initiatives, Cliff developed an expertise in the various sub-markets of New York City. Cliff has been able to successfully leverage his background in commercial real estate to benefit his residential-focused clients. His clients value his experience with negotiations, financial analysis, and due diligence as well as his in-depth market knowledge.

Cliff earned his undergraduate degree at Binghamton University where he double majored in Economics and Urban Planning. Since graduating, Cliff has become an active investor in the Binghamton real estate market, where he owns and manages student housing. Cliff currently resides in Chelsea and enjoys all that NYC has to offer.

Lisa K. Young

Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker

Lisa Young is a tenacious advocate for her clients. With an impressive sales volume, she consistently ranks within the top 1% of agents nationwide. Lisa's exceptional track record includes numerous successful transactions where properties were sold at or above the asking price. Recognized for her artistic vision, Lisa's listings consistently capture attention both online and in print. Notably, she once staged a Classic Six on West End Avenue for $200. It was an estate sale with no budget in the estate for staging. The apartment sold for a record price for the building during the housing crisis of 2008 and one of the photos was chosen as the cover image for the book, Prewar-Shopping: A Guide to the Finest Manhattan Prewar Apartment Houses.

Lisa holds a degree in Comparative Literature from Fordham University. Before pursuing her real estate career, she worked for several years in theater and film production and is a member of the Writer’s Guild. She was an art dealer and artist’s manager, specializing in introducing painters and sculptors whose works hung in museums in the former Eastern bloc to the US market where they were unknown. She curated exhibitions in regional galleries around the US and made several trips to Russia, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia (as they were then known) and as far as Azerbaijan, both before and after the Berlin wall came down.

Outside of her real estate endeavors, Lisa goes ballroom dancing on most weekends and is a Life Master Bridge Player. She loves to tinker and restore beautiful old spaces which have included an Art Deco apartment from 1939 and an even older lake house in Connecticut. Her current project is the restoration of a 30-year-old, two-cabin cruiser with diesel engines and a teak interior, which she keeps on the Chesapeake Bay in Annapolis.

Lisa moved to NYC when she was 20 and fell instantly and forever in love with Manhattan. When not working, she spends more time in the city than at her home, which conveniently sits halfway between Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, and is a stone’s throw from Broadway theaters. A true ambassador for the city she loves, Lisa takes great pleasure in helping her clients fulfill their own Big Apple dreams.

Victoria Mackay

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Born and raised in London, Victoria Mackay has always felt most at home amidst the buzz and magnetic energy of New York City. With her mother, grandparents, and wider family currently—and historically—residing on the Upper East side, Victoria has seen the City evolve but remain iconic and captivating. Equipped with the sophistication of a British education and an unbridled passion for real estate, Victoria is a committed and dynamic member of the Rory S. Clark Team.

Having majored in classics at Cambridge University, Victoria has a meticulous attention to detail, delving into market trends and the histories of properties to provide her clients with a well-rounded perspective on the industry. Previously, Victoria enjoyed a career in education in London, working at a top girls’ private school and co-founding her own tutoring company, demonstrating her excellent communication skills and entrepreneurial drive. She developed a passion for real estate in overseeing her own and her family’s rental properties, and she now helps her clients maneuver the New York real estate market with tact and outstanding negotiation skills.

Victoria is actively involved in her local community as an active member of the Junior League. She can often be found exploring new restaurants and running routes.

Delia Jean Ward

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

As a member of The Rory S. Clark Team, Delia utilizes her extensive background in the domestic staffing industry working with high-net-worth individuals to execute on each phase of your transaction and ensure the best customer experience. Delia strives to ensure the process of finding your dream home in New York City is as easy and seamless as possible. With a successful record as a former Recruiting Manager, Delia also oversees The Rory S. Clark Team’s operations and marketing.

Originally from the Florida Keys, Delia moved to New York City to pursue her dream of the big city life. She graduated from the University of South Florida and is a devoted USF football fan. In her spare time, you can find Delia exploring New York City, finding new restaurants, and practicing her passion for Pilates.

We Handle Complex Transactions

  • 1031 Exchanges
  • Incapacitated persons or receieverships in connection with Part 36 Real Estate Fiduciary Appointments for Guardianships 
  • Estate Sales
  • Buying and Selling your home simultaneously

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