Charles Allen currently resides in New York City. He graduated with a B.A. Degree in Sociology and Business Management from the University of Maryland, College Park. He holds a New York State Real Estate Salesperson license along with New York State Insurance licenses in Life, Health, Property and Casualty. He is currently a member of Long Island Board of Realtors, MLS Long Island and the National Association of Realtors. Charles is also a full time agent with a C.B.R. Designation (Certified Buyer Representative through REBNY). He is currently a team member of the EKR Rental Division which specializes in servicing high end residential and commercial leases.
He encourages a relationship based on trust and backs that up with market knowledge, consistency and professionalism. His professional career which includes over 18 years combined in the financial services/insurance industry working for Merrill Lynch, UBS, Legg Mason and Mutual of Omaha. Charles also has 10 years experience in the real estate industry as a licensed real estate referral agent which entailed developing residential buyer and seller leads for Realtors in Virginia, Maryland and Georgia.
Charles is enthusiastic about the entire real estate process from building relationships with potential buyers and sellers, to the marketing of the property, down to sitting down at the closing table and he maintains that enthusiasm with every client he works with.
Outside of real estate, Charles is an ardent sports memorabilia collector and movie buff and he also tries to travel every chance he gets. He has enjoyed his past travels to places such as the West Indies and South Africa. Tokyo and Switzerland are on his list to visit in the near future. And of course he enjoys spending time with his lovely wife and adorable 2 year old daughter.