Meet the Team
The Gabriele Sewtz Team at Compass is an elite, well-established, and highly engaged group of professionals who collaboratively partner with you to ensure the real estate experience is seamless. Each team member contributes a high-caliber of expertise, intuition, and insight to the process, advocating for their customers and clients throughout the entire real estate transaction. Representing buyers, sellers, renters and landlords, the industry experts that comprise The Gabriele Sewtz Team offer extensive and an in-depth knowledge of both Brooklyn and Manhattan, from the bridges to the parks.
The Gabriele Sewtz Team has helped more than 400 people buy, rent or sell a home in the past 10 years. The business management team consists of an industry-leading broker, a dedicated business workflow analyst, and a business manager who brings a laser-like focus to efficient and seamless client and customer interactions. Our cohort offers a level of commitment to our client and customers that is unprecedented in the real estate industry.
Respected and well-known, Gabriele Sewtz received a highly prestigious award in 2017 when she was recognized by Real Trends in their Top Agent list, having closed over $200 million in total revenue in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Gabriele also ranked as the #2 agent by transaction volume at her former brokerage Douglas Elliman. Skilled in negotiation, and a keen listener, she is able to navigate her clients and customers through the complicated and often stressful process of a real estate transaction. Gabriele holds an MBA from the University of Hamburg, with five majors in Industrial Organization, Logistics, Economics, Industrial Production, and Business Administration.
As Business Manager for The Gabriele Sewtz Team, Sara Schwartz’s mission is to ensure the non-transactional side of the real estate experience is simple, smooth, and seamless for all customers and clients of the team. Cultivated from 10 years as a client services professional at Tiffany’s, Sara has a gift for intuitively anticipating needs and concerns, while proactively offering solutions via the team’s Concierge Service that saves both time and energy.
With an eight-year tenure in the restaurant business and MBA in Operations Management, Business Analyst Veronica Donella is a master at overseeing the workflow system, ensuring the team meets every deadline and leaves no stone unturned.
Gabriele and her team serve as trusted advisors to buyers and sellers. Through proactive, sustaining outreach The Gabriele Sewtz Team maintains a lifecycle network where tenants become first-home buyers, owners upgrade or downsize, and some become investors and landlords. The highest compliment the team receives is the advocacy of their stellar efforts from tenants, landlords, buyers and sellers to their extended network of friends and family.
Strong believers in the power of communication, The Gabriele Sewtz Team maintains close ties to clients and customers with a monthly newsletter, From the Bridges to the Parks, Concierge Service, and through social media on Facebook and Instagram.