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Diego did a great job with my co-op purchase from beginning to end. He was in constant communication and did everything possible to make sure the process was seamless. I would highly recommend him!- Buyer

I had the pleasure of working with Diego on selling an apartment that had many problems but he stuck with it and got me the best deal possible. He was unfailingly helpful and courteous and he’s the man I’d call for my next transaction.

- Otto

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert “Cynthia is a terrific real estate agent who knows her market incredibly well. She gets great results.”

Emma Gane

“Cynthia is wonderful at connecting with clients, I've referred many clients to her and they all think she provides very personal service. She knows NY, is great at determining her client's needs and is great at making sure they get the best possible deal.”

Buyer Client

“Cynthia has been hugely helpful whenever I needed her assistance, she's very competent, professional and reliable. I've been dealing with issues I was not familiar with at the time and she guided me, always responded promptly. I could trust her completely. She would always go the extra mile, even if it's not really in her field of responsibility!”

Yaara Kaminer

“Cynthia was first referred to us through our relocation company back in 2005, when I was transferred to New York. She listened carefully to our needs and very quickly found us the perfect home on the Upper West Side. We couldn't have been happier with our place. Cynthia was an enormous help while negotiating. She never put pressure on us, but she was frank and gave us good advice based on her years of experience. She did a great job representing us at the closing. We have since moved to Hong Kong and then back to UK, but continue to use Cynthia to manage the rental of our apartment, which we kept as an investment property. Cynthia has always found us excellent tenants. We'd recommend Cynthia to anyone looking to buy, sell or rent in Manhattan.”

Richard Gane

“I engaged Cynthia as my broker in selling our NYC property during my relocation out of State. Cynthia was absolutely perfect under very tricky circumstances. We sold our apartment very quickly at the... asking price. I would highly recommend her.”

Gioia Della Rosa

“Cynthia is a fabulous agent to work with and we highly recommend her to anyone looking to sell their home. Not only did she secure an offer for our apartment after just a few showings, she secured an above asking price offer! Cynthia is a very knowledgeable and professional agent who provided us with reliable guidance and support throughout the entire sales process. She is always extremely responsive and attentive and drove the process to keep all parties on track. Overall, a very positive experience.”

Jen Pugliese

To whom it may concern:

We have worked with Mr. Diego Plaza on two separate real estate transactions in recent years - the sale of our Park Avenue apartment and on a Manhattan rental for my daughter.

On each we have found Diego to be very knowledgeable about market history and trends. As important he is a 'good listener',so attentive and responsive to his clients requirements, he is always very prompt to return calls/emails and in his follow up is excellent.

I would not hesitate to recommend him and Douglas Elliman to anyone moving to, from or within NYC.

Dear Diego,

Thank you not only for finding us the perfect apartment, but also for making the process efficient, professional, and even fun. We are fortunate to be in your capable hands.

All best wishes,


Roger Straus

Newly arrived at 20 Beekman Place

To Whom It May Concern

Barrow Grove Associates Inc. manages high end rental property in NYC primarily for foreign investors.

Diego Plaza of Douglas Elliman for years has been our primary broker. Diego is a top drawer rental broker - knows the market, highly ethical, obtains excellent comparables, great at putting together board packages,We strongly recommend Diago Plaza

William B. Dunham
Licensed Real Estate Broker
Barrow Grove Associates Inc.
P.O. Box 183, Cooper Station P.O.
New York, NY 10276-0183
Tel: (212) 675-2263
Fax:(212) 627-8550

Diego was terrific throughout my apartment search. He quickly honed in on the type of apartment I was looking for and lined up an afternoon of visits to my top choices. He negotiated with the leasing company and got me the move-in date I wanted. I'm now looking forward to moving in to my dream apartment. Thanks, Diego - appreciate your help with this.

Diego Plaza, ha sido de gran apoyo en el manejo de mi propiedad en USA. Siempre atento, bien informado sobre el mercado y dispuesto a prestar su apoyo y colaboración. Tengo una experiencia satisfactoria de mas de 5 años con él. Lo recomiendo ampliamente.

Jorge Casado Salicetti.

"Diego Plaza has been of tremendous help in the leasing of my property in Manhattan. He is always alert, well informed about the market trends and willing to help out in a moment’s notice. I have had a very satisfactory experience in the five years + that I have been working with Diego. I recommend him without any reservation."

Jorge Casado Salicetti

"I met Mr.Plaza in september 2011

He's competent, polite and very experienced

In january 2012 he showed me at least 20 apartments in a couple of days

All of the apartments were exactly what I needed to see.

In march 2012 I bought a beautiful apartment in upper east and I am very satisfied."

Simone Rafel Emdin

I had a pleasure working with Diego Plaza on a number of business transactions and I would strongly recommend him as a highly skilled real estate professional. He has been very helpful in making sure each transaction, whether a sale or a lease of an apartment, is smooth and easy for all parties involved. Diego has been a great guide and a quick communicator on each and every deal. It is always a pleasure to work with a true professional and I am looking forward to working with Diego in the future.

Artem P. Lesin

I have done many deals with Diego, which always proved to be professional and courteous. For me he is the only address for real estate in NY.

Nissim Berrebi

Diego Plaza has helped find me three apartments, the last of which was a purchase. He showed me many apartments in my chosen area and worked tirelessly and patiently until I sorted out my priorities and finally landed on a place that well suited myself and my son. He has extensive knowledge of the city's coops and condos and is very pleasant to work with. I highly recommend Diego for anyone seeking to find their next home !

I have been working with Diego Plaza for the past eight years and have been always been happy with his service. He listens, follows thru, and is dependable. He is not one of those brokers who pressures you to finish the deal so its done. I highly recommend him to anyone.

Back in 2008, we decided to invest in an apartment in Manhattan. At that time we were living in Barcelona and we really had no idea how to approach the real estate market from the distance.

Diego was a real godsend. In about three days he was able to give a very comprehensive picture of the NY offer for our specific needs. The whole process was very smooth and we closed the deal in a matter of days. After less than a week, we went back to Spain as the happy owners of a nice apartment in the Upper Est Side.Also, Diego helped in finding the perfect tenant. A real hassle-free experience.

“Cynthia is a thorough and highly professional real estate broker with a strong knowledge of the market and a wonderful set of people skills. She is very service oriented and works tirelessly towards realizing her customers goals.” August 17, 2009

Scott Claman, parnter, Giddins Claman LLP
was with another company when working with Cynthia Jacinta at Prudential Douglas Elliman

“Cynthia was faced with the tough task of finding us a home in New York City which fitted our very tight criteria not only on requirements but also against the clock. Being very astute Cynthia was able to hone in on exactly what was required. We have returned to her for further services seeking secondary real estate” August 17, 2009

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, High Integrity

Rob Tatarczuk
hired Cynthia Jacinta as a Real Estate Agent in 2008, and hired Cynthia Jacinta more than once

“I have known Cynthia Keskinkaya since we worked together at Citylife Realty. She was a consumate professional then, she remains a consumate professional now, and will be the consumate professional that clients lucky enough to retain her services will need, in the future.” July 28, 2008

Alex Constantopes, Real Estate Attorney, Wasserman, Constantopes & Samson
worked directly with Cynthia Jacinta at Citylife Realty, Inc.

“Cynthia sold my apartment on the Upper West Side. 2007 was a difficult year to be selling, and she managed to get me a decent price despite all the uncertainty in real estate.” February 27, 2008

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, High Integrity

Paris Lovett
hired Cynthia Jacinta as a Real Estate Agent in 2007



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575 Madison Ave

New York, NY 10022

Office: 212.702.4085

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New York, NY 10022

Office: 212.350.2283

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