Caroline Bass is a friendly and welcoming agent -- qualities many of her new clients find to be a pleasant surprise. Caroline's success in the industry is unprecedented. Since 2005, Caroline has been honored with numerous awards and accolades. She has been presented with the firm's Rookie of the Year Award for her Upper East Side office, the Rookie of the Year Award for her company of more than 800 agents, the Outstanding Customer Service Award, and the elite Platinum Award. More recently, she was twice named Top-Producing Agent for sales and rentals and Top Rental Agent for her Upper East Side office. In 2008, she received Deal of the Year Award from the Real Estate Board of New York for outstanding customer service and skillful negotiation. Caroline was voted Best Rental Agent in Manhattan by The Real Deal in 2010 and Forbes 30 Under 30 in 2013. Most recently, Caroline and her team were the #1 Sales Team on the Upper West Side.
Diligent and determined, Caroline prides herself on listening carefully to her clients and paying close attention to detail. Her unparalleled patience helps ensure that her customers find exactly what they're looking for. Almost 90 percent of her business is referral-based, which speaks to her unwavering work ethic and devotion to her clients' needs, no matter how large or small. Caroline specializes in sale and rentals on the Upper East Side and in her own neighborhood, the Upper West Side.
A native northeasterner, Caroline has a strong background in the arts -- she studied art history in Florence, Italy; photography at the University of Connecticut; and large-scale metal sculpting with a professional artist. Her experience working in a custom jewelry store on Martha's Vineyard brings a unique dimension to Caroline's vast business experience. A lifelong learner, Caroline continues to feed her intellectual curiosity when she can, whether taking an art class at the Museum of Modern Art or studying business marketing at NYU. Caroline is currently pursuing her MBA.
Despite her dedication to her clients and her business, Caroline finds ways to give back. She is the founder of the University of Connecticut alumni chapter in New York City and continues to be actively involved; she returns to her alma mater as a regular guest lecturer at the School of Business. Additionally, Caroline has supported several charities throughout her career, including the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Prep for Prep.
With her extensive knowledge of the residential market, Caroline and her team are a valuable resource for those seeking to buy, sell, or rent in Manhattan. If you are new to the city, if you have a family, or if you are searching for an exclusive luxury residence, Caroline will find the perfect property for you. Caroline looks forward to applying her strong work ethic and innovative thinking to your specific real estate needs.