Diane Johnson has delivered excellence in service and top sales performance to the New York City real estate market since joining Elliman in 2005. In 2021, Diane was ranked the #3 Manhattan Agent based on GCI and the #2 Agent in Transactions out of all Douglas Elliman NYC brokers. Additionally, Diane was ranked in the 2021 The Real Deal top 50 Manhattan brokers by closed sales volume totally over $95M. To date, she has a closed sales volume of over half a billion dollars. Diane is consistently in the top 2% companywide, having been honored the Chairman’s Circle awards ranging from Pinnacle to Gold. In 2020 she was recognized in The Wall Street Journal Real Trends ranking as a broker in the one-half of the 1% of real estate professionals nationwide.Read more
Diane is a trustworthy and highly respected professional, making buying and selling real estate a seamless process that has earned her the veneration from her peers and a much-coveted loyal following. Her seasoned knowledge and unique ability to partner with an elite clientele have proved evident in closed transactions in the luxury market throughout the city. From lofts in SoHo, to white-glove apartments on Fifth Avenue and Central Park West, and magnificent townhouses both uptown and downtown.
Diane is well known for her deal-making prowess in high end new developments. Currently, she holds a position on the sales team at The Centrale, 138 East 50th St. In addition, Diane has brokered numerous new development transactions at renowned buildings such as 220 Central Park South, 15 Central Park West, 323 Park Avenue, 500 West 21st St, 325 West Broadway, 130 William St, 49 Chambers St, 108 Leonard St, 136 Baxter St, 181 Sullivan St, 211 West 14th St, 120 Greenwich St, 111 Murray St, 15 East 30th St and 20 Pine St.
Diane has developed her passion for real estate since the age of eighteen, following in the footsteps of her mother, a seasoned Douglas Elliman real estate professional who sold fine homes on Long Island. Diane has a keen understanding of New York City and the specific needs of the many families she has helped find homes. Diane and her husband raised their family in Sutton Place and own a multi-family townhouse providing her with the knowledge of how to develop properties into successful income producing assets. Her daughter, a graduate of The Chapin School and Bowdoin College and her son, a graduate of Poly Prep Country Day School and Franklin & Marshall College, are now working adults in Manhattan. In the summer months, she enjoys spending time with her family at their house on Flathead Lake, Montana. Additionally, Diane is deeply involved with God's Love We Deliver, an organization that provides meals to homebound people. She has been a proud volunteer for over three decades and a board member for 10 years.