Alina Pogorelova knows that being an excellent real estate advisor takes more than just an understanding of the market, it also requires an understanding of the unique needs of each client. Her combination of clear communication, effective negotiating skills, and sheer tenacity makes her the ultimate advocate for her clients. Aided by her degree in business management and finance and ten years of experience selling New York real estate, Alina provides the expertise required to achieve the best price for her seller clients and to find the perfect primary home, investment property, or pied-a-terre for her buyers.
Alina joined Engel & Völkers after several years at another top New York real estate firm. Since joining the company, she has specialized in finding and selling unique properties, such as the Halston House which she helped to sell in 2019 . By making inroads into the art and entertainment worlds, she has come to represent a number of celebrity clients who value her discretion as well as her skill. She is a resident of both New York City and Miami, where she owns and manages residential and commercial properties.
Alina began her career as Chief Operations Manager of an international company specializing in luxury kitchen appliances, acting as a liaison with architects, designers, builders, interior decorators and other professionals involved in home construction and remodeling. This experience in project management for home renovations has proved invaluable to her real estate clients.
Born in Kiev, Ukraine and raised in New York, Alina is fluent in English and Russian. An active supporter of the Russian community in the United States, she works closely with the Russian American Foundation to promote economic, social development, culture and well being within the Russian-speaking community in New York and the greater United States.