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Douglas Elliman’s Jacky Teplitzky: Blazing a Trail for Women in Real Estate

Our Common Ground campaign for Gender Equality continues, as we proudly salute another pioneering woman in real estate: Jacky Teplitzky. Jacky is head of the Jacky Teplitzky team at Douglas Elliman Real Estate. As a real estate broker, Jacky has sold more than a billion dollars in Manhattan & Miami real estate. Like all of our Common Ground women, Jacky has paved a successful path for so many others to follow.

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Jacky Teplitzky

Jacky Teplitzky, Real Estate Broker/Head of Jacky Teplitzky Team at Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Established in 1911, Douglas Elliman Real Estate is the largest brokerage in the New York Metropolitan area and the third largest residential real estate company nationwide. Born in Santiago, Chile and raised in Israel, where she served as a sergeant in the Israeli army, Jacky is passionate about residential real estate. She received a personal invitation from CEO Dottie Herman to join Douglas Elliman Real Estate, where she has been since 2003. Jacky was one of the very first in New York City residential real estate to successfully launch the team concept and, under her guidance, the Jacky Teplitzky team is consistently ranked among Douglas Elliman’s top producers.

What a delight to chat with Jacky for our Common Ground campaign. It was great to hear about her career, her role models, and her advice and encouragement for other women! Click on any or all of the videos below to watch.

How did you get your start in the real estate industry?

Do you have any role models in the industry, or someone who influenced you in a significant way in the field?

What are some obstacles or challenges you faced along the way on your career path?

In what ways do you think gender inequality impacts women in your field?

Have you seen changes in gender equality since you started in the field?

What’s one major milestone or achievement you can share from your career?

Is there something you would still like to accomplish in your career?

What advice would you give to women who may be starting out, trying to break in, or trying to advance in the field?

Last question, on a more lighthearted note: what’s the last great book you read or show you binged?

Thanks to Jacky for sharing her experience, her unique perspective and insights, and her encouraging words and advice. And congratulations to her for such a successful career! We salute Jacky and are delighted to feature her as part of our Pace Common Ground Trailblazers series. Here’s to every achievement earned, every milestone passed, and every glass ceiling shattered!