Ella Ricalde-Desbois Associate Real Estate Broker




212-729-5712, Ext. 199



Ella Desbois has over 15 years of real estate experience. Prior to joining the Elegran team, she worked in sales and marketing with The Marketing Directors representing New York's distinguished developers as SJP Properties, Moinian Group, The Witkoff, Rose Associates, and Adellco. Ella understands that real estate dealings are extremely personal and often emotional. Her goal is to bring an expertise, diligence, and sensitivity that is equal with the importance of each real estate transaction to her clients, eliminating the stress and unknown in order to elevate the experience of purchasing property.

Ella works with sellers to develop creative and modern marketing strategies that accentuate the highlights of their property. This not only ensures maximum exposure, but targets the right type of well-qualified buyers. She also strives to listen to the buyer and focus on what is important to them. This goes well beyond basics like size, neighborhood, and price, she is also diligent in ensuring a potential property is fully vetted, and the client knows the pros and cons of the unit both now and down the road.

Ella believes in transparency and providing guidance throughout every step of the real estate process to make sure her clients are comfortable. She assists in every aspect of the transaction, from recommending and liaising with legal representation and mortgage providers to setting up any staging or contracting needs that might improve the sale. Ella views client relationships as long term commitment and believes that these relationships should be built on honesty, hard work, premium service, and superior results. Through this philosophy, she has earned the trust of her clients. Their repeat business and recommendation are as high of a compliment a broker can receive.

Ella spent many years living on the Upper West Side and she currently lives in Westchester with her husband and children.

Ella graduated from a renowned all-girls school, Assumption College with a Bachelor in Advertising and Marketing and has made New York her home since the mid-1990s. Before becoming a real estate agent, she worked in advertising for Ogilvy and Mather as a Media Buyer.

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$1,599,995 exclusive

Platinum, APT 3002 Condominium in Midtown North  

1 Bedrooms
1.5 Bathrooms
999 Square FT

Sleek and modern, high-floor one-bedroom is now available in the heart of Midtown. With southwest exposure, residents can enjoy stunning city and river views...

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$1,575,000 exclusive

Platinum, APT 4104 Condominium in Midtown North  

1 Bedrooms
1.5 Bathrooms
1,001 Square FT

This spacious 1,001-square-foot one-bedroom has been impeccably designed and offers breathtaking views of the skyline and Hudson River! The living and dining...

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$1,920,000 featured

350 West 71st Street , APT 6A Condominium in Lincoln Square  

2 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
1,000 Square FT

Welcome to your new two-bedroom, two-bathroom home at 350 West 71st Street, where classic elegance meets contemporary condominium living. This apartment face...

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$749,999 in contract

Platinum, APT 202 Condominium in Midtown North  

Studio Apartment
1 Bathrooms
609 Square FT

This home features 12 feet ceiling, west exposure, white oak floors, walk in closet, top of the line stainless steel appliances, garbage disposal, wine coole...

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Platinum, APT 4101 Condominium in Midtown North  

2 Bedrooms
2.5 Bathrooms
1,450 Square FT

Unparalleled panoramic views of the city and Hudson River from 10 floor-to-ceiling windows. This designer triple mint 2 bedroom 2.5 bath home is exactly what...

Address Beds Baths SQ ft Price
10 Madison Square West Apt 5F 3 3.5 N/A
247 West 46th Street, PH01 4 4 3,525
247 West 46th Street, PH02 3 3.5 3,332
325 Lexington Ave, APT 31A 2 2 1,140
1600 Broadway APT PHIC 2 2.5 1,555
247 West 46th Street, 4001 2 2.5 1,450
247 West 46th Street, Apt 2503 2 2.5 1,391
247 West 46th Street, Apt 2805 2 2.5 1,311
247 West 46th Street, Apt 1403 2 2.5 1,391
260 N 9TH Street, PHB 2 2.5 1,124
247 West 46th Street, Apt 3002 1 1.5 999
45 Park, APT 1104 1 1.5 913
247 West 46th Street, Apt 3402 1 1.5 999
45 Park, APT 506 1 1.5 871
247 West 46th Street, Apt 1802 1 1.5 999
155 East 38th Street, APT 17D 2 1.5 880
45 Park, APT 304 1 1.5 913
247 West 46th Street, Apt 1806 1 1.5 890
247 West 46th Street, 2301 1 1.5 988
247 West 46th Street, 1501 1 1.5 988
247 West 46th Street, Apt 307 1 1 880
247 West 46th Street, Apt 404 0 1 609
150 East 56th APT 2F 1 1 515


An excellent real estate agent and advisor. Ella’s knowledge about the market and expectations and reassured me that I was working with an expert. I know firsthand, when it come to giving value of a home, her accuracy is honest and in your best interest. If you are looking for a real estate agent, I would highly recommend her. - J.Clancy

Ella is smart, will research every question to give you a thorough and truthful answer. She is strong when necessary, she is responsive and has ethics. She is well respected in her industry which helps when dealing with other agents, mortgage brokers, banks, appraisers, etc. She is one-of-a-kind and we are grateful to her for helping us sell our beloved home and making the process as easy as possible. You will not find another broker like her, she is truly a star. - E.J. Simom

Ella is the best in the business. Her specialty knowledge of Platinum building is unsurpassed. She is knowledgeable, professional and dedicated not just selling real estate, but to helping achieve our goals. - C. Rajani

I have chosen Ella time and time again for several reasons. Ella is very professional, reliable, honest and prompt in replies and assistance. Most importantly, Ella is cheerful to be around and always smiling which makes it a pleasure to continuously work with her. - T.Gendy

I was so impressed with her responsiveness and knowledge. She made me feel I was a top priority and she walked me through some very complicated issues. Also, just a very nice and honest and direct person. A real pleasure to work with! - S.Liang

We were lucky to have as our broker! Ella provides honest, reliable and comprehensive real estate services. - M.Yoon

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