Monica's clients speak very highly of her professionalism and honesty in the way she conducts her business. Her exceptional service, market knowledge, and analytical skills are widely recognized in the industry, earning her the respect of customers, fellow brokers, and other real estate professionals. Prior to immersing herself in real estate, Monica was a senior banker with a top New York bank where she honed her negotiating and problem-solving skills. She specialized in power, telecom, and infrastructure project finance in Asia and the Americas. Previous to her banking career, she was treasurer of the largest company in the Philippines. Her attention to detail, unflappable demeanor, and fair dealing have helped her become a successful deal closer. These experiences enhanced her ability to understand a variety of cultures and disciplines, appreciate multiple perspectives, and help bring everyone together toward a successful deal that satisfies each one's goal. Monica understands the unique needs of buyers, sellers, and renters. She believes a good broker must first be an excellent listener to understand her client's objectives and preferences. She uses her market knowledge and creativity to offer options that her clients might not have considered, then find the best solution possible. Buying and selling a home is a major decision for most, and she has the gift of helping her clients deal with both the financial and emotional aspects of it. For over 20 years Monica has owned a condo in the Upper West Side, where she lives with her husband and their adorable Yellow Lab.