Charles Rutenberg LLC

Charles Rutenberg LLC is one of New York City’s largest real estate brokerages, with more than 650 experienced agents.

Co-founded in 2007 by Wall Street IPO expert Richie Friedman, Rutenberg’s 100% commission model allows agents to earn twice as much per deal than at traditional firms. Rutenberg President Stefani Markowitz, Friedman’s granddaughter, runs an operation focused on agent effectiveness, industry knowledge and entrepreneurial support. Agents choose Rutenberg for the supportive atmosphere to empower their careers and expert coaching to close even the most complicated deals.

Since October 2015, RPR has partnered with Rutenberg to elevate the profile of the company, its President Stefani Markowitz, and the firm’s top-tier agents, positioning Rutenberg as one of the leading brokerages to work in New York City. Rutenberg continues to attract the industry’s leading brokers.

RPR has consistently secured high-impact press coverage to build the Rutenberg brand, in media outlets including Cheddar TV, amNew York, Crain’s New York, New York Observer, The New York Post, The Real Deal, Variety, Los Angeles Times, DuJour, New York Lifestyles, Real Estate Weekly and Inman.

Rutenberg has partnered with the Wounded Warrior Project to help veterans receive real estate licenses, and is committed to the advancement of women’s careers in the residential real estate industry.