Laffey Real Estate Names Shaheen Abdin Branch Manager, Jackson Heights

October 10, 2017

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Laffey Real Estate, Long Island’s premier family owned residential real estate brokerage, is pleased to announce the promotion of Shaheen Abdin to the management role at their westernmost location in Jackson Heights.  The announcement was made jointly by principals, Mark T. Laffey and Philip C. Laffey, the Broker-Owners of the 40 year old firm.   

“Shaheen is a wonderful addition to the management team” explained Mark Laffey.  “She possesses all of the characteristics of a solid leader and coach; in particular, a forward-thinking approach to agent development, customer communications and progressive marketing programs.” 

Bettie Meinel, EVP Career Development, helped recruit and coach Shaheen more than seven years ago.  Even then Bettie had an extremely favorable impression and was quick to recommend her for the Assistant Managers’ Program, a position she held previous to this newest appointment.  “With professionalism and integrity, Shaheen’s management abilities and sparkle make her a perfect Branch Manager.  I am confident that this new role will prove invaluable to the team of Jackson Heights agents.” 

Abdin is a Director for the Long Island Board of Realtors Western Queens Division, a member of Chhaya CDC for New Yorkers of South Asian origin to advocate for and build economically stable, sustainable, and thriving communities.  A resident of Jackson Heights since 2001, Shaheen is married and has two sons.  In her spare time, she enjoys home cooking and travel. 

About Laffey Real Estate
Laffey Real Estate is one of the largest privately held independent family-owned residential real estate firms on Long Island with a network of over 400 agents in 13 offices throughout Nassau, Western Suffolk and Queens Counties. Their global partnership with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and Luxury Portfolio, extends their reach to more than 50 countries worldwide. The firm is a full-service provider offering expertise in sales, rentals, relocation, mortgage, developments and title insurance to the marketplace. The cutting-edge technology supporting field agents, premium brand identity and industry-leading tools embody best in class standards. Consumers trust in the Laffey Real Estate name to provide tools and resources that help navigate the process of buying and selling residential real estate in any economic environment. Consistently ranked in the top 10% of the brokers locally and as a Top 500 Broker in the US based on the 2016 Real Trends reports, Laffey Real Estate has an exceptional record of success.


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