Ryan Serhant graduated from Hamilton College in 2006 with Degrees in English, Literature, and Theatre. After College, Serhant moved to New York City for a starring role on the iconic Soap Opera, "As the World Turns."
Always up for a challenge, Serhant took the advice of a friend and decided to pursue a career in real estate. Serhant walked into the offices of Nest Seekers International, one of the largest real estate brokerage firms in New York City, and was offered a job. Serhant's dreams were about to become a reality in more ways than one.
Serhant's tireless work ethic paid off and he was quickly promoted to Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Nest Seekers International. In less than 5 years, Serhant sold nearly 1 Billion dollars in real estate and was ranked as one of the top 20 real estate brokers out of 28,000 in New York City by The Real Deal Magazine, and the #1 broker under 30.
"As a real estate agent, nothing is more important than listening to your client."- Ryan Serhant
Serhant has an excellent reputation and counts some of the World's most influential people as clients. Serhant's friendly demeanor and unwavering dedication to clients is one of the keys of his success. In fact, Serhant believes that anyone can achieve success in real estate by building a brand that is appealing, personality driven, unique and strategic. Serhant developed his winning strategies through hard work, dedication, creativity and innovative thinking, but cautions that the work will only pay off if you Believe in yourself.
Serhant’s motto: "Expansion. Always, in all ways." Serhant's real estate team has grown to include 8 seasoned agents, allowing him to service clients all over the world, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Serhant's extraordinary success brought him back to television when he was least expecting it. Producers of a new real estate television series cast Ryan in a starring role. The series, Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing New York" is a huge ratings success and airs internationally.
Serhant's television career expanded to include appearances on 20/20, CNN, CNBC, The Today Show, The Insider, Bloomberg TV among others. Serhant is frequently quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Wall Street Journal China, Boston Herald, New York Post, New York Daily News.
Serhant takes pride in his accomplishments and his success has allowed him to help others. Serhant supports non-profit organizations such as Share Our Strength, Habitat for Humanity, The Human Rights Campaign, and Charity Water.