A 14-year resident of Manhattan, Yesim Ak established her real estate career working exclusively in marketing rentals with boutique agency, Misrahi Realty in the Lower East Side. Known for her energy and enthusiasm, Yesim offers responsive representation, quickly grasping market trends and client needs, while upholding a commitment to integrity at all times.
Yesim is one of the founding members of The Drive Team at Misrahi Realty, comprised of Yesim Ak, Daniel Barcelowsky, and Tijana Masic. A dedicated group of real estate professionals committed to working with integrity, efficiency, and speed. Misrahi Realty exclusively handles over 70 buildings in the Lower East Side and lower Manhattan.
A native of San Francisco, Yesim attended Parson's School of Design in New York, achieving a BBA in Design Management & Marketing, and earned her MA in Playwriting & Acting at the The New Actors Workshop & Antioch University McGregor. Yesim transitioned into real estate following a successful career in the fashion industry first as a stylist and producer, then consultant for high-end luxury brands such as Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent.
A career in real estate offers Yesim the opportunity to help her clients create their dream life and home, utilizing her experiences and skills gained from traveling and working abroad. She loves reading literature, and experiencing the full cultural aspects of living in Manhattan, such as seeing the theater, attending museums, and enjoying the culinary talents of New York's top chefs. She is a yogi, rides an Italian scooter, and a patron of the arts.