Maiken Nielsen and Laura Weintraub Join Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty as Associate Brokers

Maiken Nielsen and Laura Weintraub Join Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty as Associate Brokers
Maiken Nielsen

Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty of Nyack recently announced the appointment of industry veterans Maiken Nielsen and Laura Weintraub as Associate Brokers. Nielsen and Weintraub will serve New York’s Rockland, Orange, Westchester and Ulster counties, as well as Bergen County, New Jersey.

Nielsen most recently served as a top-producing Associate Broker, founding member and co-owner of Weld Realty in Nyack, where she started her real estate career in 2005. She brings more than 18 years of industry experience and a wealth of talent from multiple disciplines to her new position. She spent years as a professional decorator and restorer of old houses, yachts and antique furniture, including her work on Pretty Penny, the historic former home of actress Helen Hayes and one of Nyack’s most iconic estates. Born and raised in Rockland County, Nielsen is a graduate of Bennington College in Vermont and earned a master’s degree in decorative art history at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology.

Laura Weintraub

Weintraub joined Weld Realty in 2011 as an Associate Broker and became part owner and co-broker of the firm in 2017. She started her real estate career in 1988 when she founded MLW Homes, a successful renovation, construction and home-staging business. A highly accomplished agent, her experience in New York real estate has deep roots. She has purchased, built, renovated and sold homes, land, farms and commercial properties for hundreds of clients, as well as personally owning and managing multiple local investment properties.

A graduate of Parsons School of Design with a degree in graphic design, Weintraub has served as an interior designer and decorator for some of Nyack’s finest homes.

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