Mark Fruce LICENSED REAL ESTATE SALESPERSON
Mark has developed a successful career in sales, client investment services, and real estate. He is committed to providing excellent client service with great enthusiasm, integrity and professionalism, and looks forward to building strong and long-term advisory relationships with his clients. Mark focuses on listening to his clients, taking the time to identify their needs, and then develops strategies to obtain their objectives and executes a plan of action to meet their goals. Having worked and lived in Manhattan, Mark has great interest in and extensive knowledge of Soho, Tribeca, and the West Village.
Growing up and working in his family's building supply business in New York, Mark realized early on his entrepreneurial spirit and acumen for sales and real estate. While managing industrial and commercial accounts, he also owned and managed apartment complexes. After graduating from Suffield Academy, Mark earned a dual major in Economics and Environmental Studies from Hobart College. He then gained valuable experience in financial investment and commercial real estate advisory services. Prior to joining the Elegran team, Mark worked at one of the largest national commercial real estate brokerage firms during the launch of the Boston office, where he specialized in apartment building investment sales. He prepared investment proposals for his clients by analyzing and underwriting properties, marketing properties to their full potential, and was involved in high-level sales negotiations representing his clients’ interests. One of Mark's most notable achievements with the firm was developing a strong client advisory presence in a new and challenging market.
Mark enjoys exploring the diverse cultural activities that New York City life has to offer. He also likes traveling, skiing, playing lacrosse and sharing his culinary skills with family and friends.
|Stonehenge 86, 103 East 86th Street, 5-B||3||2.5||1,515||
|427 East 82nd Street, 3-B||2||1||N/A||
|254 Park Ave South, 6-HJ||1||2||942||
|Ohm, 312 Eleventh Avenue, 34-C||1||1||781||
|American Copper Buildings, 626 1st Avenue, 8D||1||1||700||
|Herald Towers, 50 West 34th Street, 7-C07||1||1||600||
|Via 57 West, 635 West 57th Street, 716||1||1||754||
|121 Madison Avenue, 6-L||2||1||N/A||
|Ava High Line, 525 West 28th Street, 1162||1||1||761||
|210 East 68th Street, 3-J||1||1||903||
|Tower 31, 9 West 31st Street, 20-B||1||1||590||
|21 West End Avenue, 1501||1||1||685||
|The Epic, 125 West 31st Street, 21-C||1||1||674||
|Atlas, 66 West 38th Street, 29-F||1||1||700||
|Via 57 West, 635 West 57th Street, 1009||0||1||589||
|Via 57 West, 635 West 57th Street, 319||0||1||536||
|Silver Towers, 620 West 42nd Street, S-47G||0||1||550||
|180 Water Street, 1017||0||1||550||
|1 QPS Tower, 23-10 Queens Plaza S, 25-H||1||1||691||
|21 West End Avenue, 1416||0||1||580||
|Corinthian, 330 East 38th Street, 20-O||0||1||520||
|Cosmopolitan, 145 East 48th Street, 5-A||0||1||480||
|West End Towers, 75 West End Avenue, C-3B||1||1||650||
|Fifth Avenue Tower, 445 Fifth Avenue, 18-E||0||1||540||
|Orion, 350 West 42nd Street, 24-I||0||1||520||
|21-81 38th Street, 38||2||2||550||
|32-40 93rd Street, 1-D||1||1||N/A||
When I moved into New York I realized that finding an apartment was way more difficult than I had imagined. After dealing with a number of agents, I was lucky enough to meet Mark. My days of worries were over after that.
Almost all the listings that Mark showed me were exceptional. I could have moved into anyone of those. He showed a remarkable ability to understand my needs and come up with the best possible options. He also had a great working relationship with the managements of the properties, which came in very handy when we were negotiating the deal. Mark kept my interest in mind and got me the best possible deal.
I have already recommended Mark to my colleagues and they have also found him to be extremely helpful. The fact that he is available all the time to answer any question and find solutions is one quality that I think make him stand out in the crowd. - Muhammad Z.
Mark was wonderful to work with, he helped my fiance and I find a fantastic apartment, and helped negotiate the rent to a price point we were comfortable with. We will definitely be reaching out to him for our next apartment search! - Emily S.
Mark helped me find an apartment on my relocation to New York. It took us a little while but Mark found me one. I would admit that Mark has the ability to understand needs of his client. His area knowledge is very good. And he has apartments to fit almost all budgets. New York is a competitive market and Mark has the capability and capacity to operate here. Mark is also honest and fair. I would highly recommend Mark! - Fariz H.
Mark Fruce is excellent! Mark is attentive, detail-oriented, compassionate, and listens well to the needs of his client. He arranged several appointments for me to view apartments to rent in New York City. As a first-time tenant in this city, I was very intimidated. Mark made me feel comfortable every step along the way. He was confident that I would find the right home -- and I did, with his help!! I highly recommend Mark Fruce, and I will be using him again in the future if I decide to buy! - Ashley R.
Mark Fruce was great to work with. We needed an apartment on short notice, and he worked with us to find a place. Mark was available 7 days a week and was quick to respond to my emails and calls. I would highly recommend working with Mark. - Jordan S.
Mark Fruce was a pleasure to work with. After dealing with rude brokers in Manhattan, working with Mark was a relief. Mark knew his way around and he had full expertise on the process. He was extremely knowledgeable as well as responded quickly to us, he always made us feel like we were his first priority. Even though my roommates and I were traveling internationally, Mark helped us sign a beautiful apartment from overseas! Now that's something not a lot of brokers can do! - Tanushree G.
Mark Fruce was a true pleasure to work with. Having been in contact with several brokers, I really felt Mark was willing to take the extra effort and time to help us find what we wanted. We had some specific requirements that made our case difficult, but Mark did his research very well and found great options. The final apartment that we viewed, we ended up getting and it exceeded our expectations. We were so happy to be able to secure this apartment through Mark's effective negotiations along with his help and support. Thank you again.
- Hilde L.
Mark Fruce is professional, patient,and extremely helpful in my apartment hunting. He made sure that we secured a viewing promptly in the condominum that I was interested in and guided me through the paperwork involved in applying for the apartment. He was responsive to my questions and even talked me through the lease terms during after-office hours. He assisted me in reaching out and dealing with the condominum management team regarding my move-in process. Throughout this entire process, Mark showed himself to be dedicated to his clients, knowledgeable about the property market in NYC and is pleasant to deal with. I'm glad that he was on my side in my first rental experience in NYC! - Caleb C.
Mark Fruce was excellent at helping me find a rental to call home for my second move within Manhattan. He was professional and attentive to my preferences yet easygoing and enjoyable to talk to and work with throughout the apartment hunting, application, and moving process. I don't expect I'll be moving from the superb apartment that Mark helped me find in the near-future, but should I undertake another move farther down the road, Mark will be my go-to agent. If you're looking to move to New York from out of town or just within the city itself, you will not be disappointed with Mark at your side. - Michael N.
Mark Fruce was very pleasant and professional to work with. In addition to his great knowledge of the market, it was very evident that Mark had a good relationship with the owners of the apartment buildings that we viewed. His kindness was truly appreciated and he always arrived before our appointment time. We were especially pleased and impressed that Mark negotiated the added bonus of one month free on our rent! I would highly recommend Mark! - Leshi L.
Mark Fruce had a high sense of responsibility helping us find an apartment. He was very professional, organized and efficient. We found a well-pleasing apartment in my desired region and finished all the paperwork in just several days. It was my first time renting an apartment in NYC and Mark made the experience enjoyable and stress-free, he explained every process clearly and patiently. It was a pleasure to work with Mark. - Yuqi C.
Mark Fruce was a pleasure to work with! In a highly competitive real estate region he helped us secure our dream apartment with such ease. He absolutely took care of everything for us, it was the easiest apartment search & securing I've ever had, and that says a lot coming from a NYC resident. - Elysse K.
Mark Fruce was very professional and helpful when finding my apartment to rent. He compiled all of our paperwork and made the process very smooth and easy. I would recommend using Mark to find your next apartment to have an enjoyable experience like I did! - Hayley Van G.
Mark was accommodating, polite, and efficient from start to finish in the apartment search process. His service was very professional, and it made a usually stressful experience a very fun and exciting one! - Bridget N.
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