Douglas Elliman welcomes Rick Moeser as CEO, Business Development


A seasoned international luxury real estate executive will lead efforts to develop and identify new markets, agents, agent teams and business opportunities for the brokerage.

NEW YORK , June 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Douglas Elliman Realty, one of the largest independent residential real estate agencies in United Statestoday announced that Rick Moeser joined the company as CEO of Business Development. A senior executive with more than 30 years of experience in luxury residential real estate, Moeser will lead the brokerage firm’s efforts to expand into new markets, recruit top agents and identify new business opportunities.

“Rick has earned an excellent reputation as a builder of global affiliate networks that generate tens of billions of dollars in annual sales,” said Howard M. LorberExecutive Chairman, Douglas Elliman. “Douglas Elliman is now poised to achieve great things through his leadership and expertise.”

Moeser joins the firm from Christie’s International Real Estate, where he served for 17 years as Executive Director. He was previously senior vice president of Sotheby’s International Realty.

“The arrival of a leader of Rick’s caliber clearly demonstrates our commitment to thoughtful growth and strategic expansion,” said Scott Durkin, CEO, Douglas Elliman Realty. “There is no better person – at no better time – to help this company deliver on this commitment.”

During his career, Moeser has established and managed a network of over 100 real estate affiliates worldwide, while personally managing 40 companies at Christie’s International Real Estate.

“Few companies with the history and stature of Douglas Elliman have shown such boldness and ambition for the future,” said Rick Moeser, CEO, Business Development, Douglas Elliman Realty. “I am thrilled and proud to join Elliman and his age-old commitment to reinventing the real estate industry.”

Moeser will be a member of the company’s management team.

About Douglas Elliman Inc.
Douglas Elliman Inc. (NYSE: DOUG, “Douglas Elliman“) owns Douglas Elliman Realty, LLC, which is one of the largest residential brokerage firms in the New York metropolitan area, which includes New York City, Long Island, Westchester, Connecticut, New Jersey and the Hamptons, and the sixth largest in the United States, with operations in California, Colorado, Texas, Nevada, Florida and Massachusetts. In addition, Douglas Elliman researches, utilizes and invests in disruptive real estate technology (“PropTech”) solutions and ventures and provides other real estate services, including development marketing, property management, and settlement and escrow services in certain markets . Additional information regarding Douglas Elliman is available on its website,

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