Ilan Bracha the Founder and CEO of the Bracha Group. Considered a mega agent in the Manhattan market, Ilan has done over $2B in real estate transactions and has built a network of national and international clientele with investment assets worth over $100B.
In 2010, the Wall Street Journal named the Bracha Group the No. 1 real estate team in NYC and No. 2 in the nation, during an extraordinary 7 year career at Prudential Douglas Elliman (PDE). At PDE, Ilan started the Bracha Group real estate team, where his stellar broker performance resulted in him being the youngest person ever to be named a Managing Director, and he was the recipient of numerous top awards including: No. 1 in Sales for five consecutive years, No. 2 in the entire PDE network, Top Producing Sales Group, Most Sales Transactions, Most Sales Exclusives, Most Projects to Close.
Simultaneous to running the Bracha Group, Ilan co-founded B+B Investment Group. The groupís investment focus includes residential and commercial income producing properties ranging from hand-picked luxury condos and penthouses to the sale of entire buildings such as 5th Avenue and 57th Street and Madison Avenue and 33rd Street.
Prior to PDE, Ilan got his start in the business with Lewis Kaye and his firm MLB Kaye International Realty, where with Lewis' mentorship, he quickly became MLB Kayeís top producer.
Today, the Bracha Group is a sophisticated, 20 person operation that provides world class customer service and specializes in the sales, marketing and pre-development planning of luxury condominiums in Manhattan. Ilanís confident decision making, expertise in New York Cityís real estate market and indomitable character have earned him unwavering loyalty and respect from friends, colleagues and clients, and has made the Bracha Groupís track record unmatched in its success, repeat business, and client referrals.
A respected leader in the NY real estate community, Ilan is a frequent presenter and consultant to major institutions such as Columbia University and New York University as well as a motivational speaker sharing his energy and experience with others at top national and international industry conferences. Ilan has appeared on CNBC and NY1 and has been quoted widely in the media: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Real Deal, Gotham Magazine, Avenue, New York Magazine among others.
Ilan was born in Tel Aviv, Israel and served as a Commander in the Israeli army. At just 21 years of age, with just two thousand dollars in his pocket, he set out to see the world. Nearly 20 years later, his colleagues now credit his success to his entrepreneurial prowess and the leadership skills he developed on his path to founding The Bracha Group. Presently, Ilan lives with his wife and three children on Manhattanís Upper West Side.