A native of the NYC metro area, David Ghoneim was born in New York and raised in New Jersey. Growing up in a multicultural family, he developed a passion for culture, politics, and history. Thanks to a long and varied career that ranged from marketing and sales, to business development and import/export, David gained a multitude of experiences that help him to connect with people of different backgrounds and goals. David joined the Elegran team with a Bachelor of Science in International Business from the University of Maryland. After receiving his degree, he moved to Florence, Italy, where he began a small business. Fluent in Italian and conversational in French, David is now studying Arabic to help establish new relationships and expand his network of international clients; to be sure, he offers all his clients a wide breadth of industry knowledge and an extensive network of resources to guide them through New York’s real estate market. He uses his skills and experience to bridge both old and new relationships, and works diligently to continue to learn about New York City's evolving real estate market. Ambitious and driven, he appreciates the value of building honest, long-lasting relationships in both his personal and professional life as a real estate salesperson.
My wife and I met David and Vincent in early 2016 when they were representing the owner of a condo we ended up renting. I called David from the number on the listing, and, from the beginning, he was professional, knowledgeable, and transparent. They work incredibly hard and bring a thoughtful approach to their business. Having each lived in New York for just under a decade, and having rented seven apartments between the two of us over that time, we have worked with a number of people in the industry, and can confidently say David and Vincent are in a league of their own. They made applying for, signing on, and moving into the unit very straightforward and were eminently reasonable, direct, open, and fair in negotiating the terms. They are also just enjoyable people to be around! We would recommend (and have) David and Vincent without any hesitation to our friends and family.The Thomas Family
After graduating college and landing a job in Midtown, I decided it was time to find myself a nice, affordable apartment in Manhattan. Throughout the arduous, and sometimes frustrating process of finding a reliable and trustworthy broker, I was introduced to Jared Antin and his co-worker David Ghoneim. Immediately it was obvious that they worked not only for a reputable firm, but for their clients interests as well. Both of these gentlemen took time out of their day to go apartment hunting throughout the city and always kept me up to date in regard to new listings. I have nothing but great things to say about Jared, David and Elegran, and look forward to working with them in the future.Mike S.
When I was confronted with an abrupt change in my living arrangements a few months ago, I was desperate to find a suitable apartment as soon as possible. After carefully doing the search on my own, I finally gave up, confounded by the dizzying array of choices, many of which were described in incomprehensible terms by agents eager to close a deal quickly. Luckily, I stumbled upon David, a real estate broker who was referred to me by an agency. David’s help was indispensable. He guided me through a number of possibilities, which catered to my requirements as well as my safety, which was among my top priorities. He was always professional in his dealings with me and took pains to explain the fine print in the contract. He shepherded the process from start to finish and made sure that everything was done to my satisfaction. For walking the extra mile for me, I highly recommend David to others looking for a reliable and trustworthy real estate broker.Lauren E. River Place
I am happy to recomend David Ghoneim as a broker with integrity, patience, and perserverence. When my wife and I decided to move back to New York from Florida, we contacted David. He met with us on many weekends, showing us innumerable apartments, as we attempted to learn together exactly what type of apartment would suit us best. This process took quite a while, but David never stopped looking for an apartment we would love, nor did he ever lose patience. Moving from a large house in Florida to a NYC apartment is not easy...David helped up make the transition smoothly. After all that we went through in finding our apartment, both my wife and I consider David a friend, as well as an excellent broker. We would be happy to work with him again.Peter and Joan N.
Beginning my apartment hunt from out of state, David was a great help every step of the way. From emailing me options to checking up on the availability of apartments I sent him, before I even got to New York I already knew where I was going and what apartments I was seeing. With me traveling back and forth between DC, Indiana and New York, he was also fantastic in keeping me updated and making sure everything with the lease-signing process went smoothly, at times going beyond what I expected from an agent. He made sure I understood everything when it came to signing the lease, and answered every single question I sent his way no matter how small. I'd 100% recommend him to my friends and family, and will definitely contact him first next time I'm looking for a home!Jen T.