Lorie Torpey

Lorie Torpey

“There is no place like home” – whether that home is a prewar co-op on Fifth Avenue or a studio in Kips Bay for a new graduate. Level Group sales agent Lorie Torpey uses data-driven research, attentive listening skills, and careful market analysis to help identify and secure the right property for each client’s unique situation.

After living abroad for a decade and moving her family of five multiple times, Lorie Torpey is an expert at navigating relocation logistics and appreciates cultural subtleties. Her international background, personal network of foreign contacts and experience, as a landlord and investor, are valuable assets to both buyers and sellers.

New York City has been home base for Lorie however ever since this positive and warm Midwesterner arrived at NYU 30 years ago. She retains a transplant’s zeal for the city while possessing an insider’s deep knowledge of New York neighborhoods and “hidden gems”. Having experienced the city through life’s distinct stages herself, Lorie is able to guide clients through the intricate NYC real estate process ensuring a smooth process and the best result.

Armed with a strong background in international public relations for such luxury giants as Gianni Versace, Henri Bendel and Clairol, Lorie knows how to garner maximum media exposure for her sellers.

Lorie lives on Manhattan’s Upper East Side and Quogue, Long Island with her husband, three college-age children and a Labradoodle. She is active with the Strive International Women’s Committee and co-founder of FiveFigureNews. Lorie is a certified Ashtanga yoga instructor, an intrepid traveler and avid photographer.


Published 07/28/2017 - By Level Group Adds Veteran Manhattan Residential Real Estate Agent


Level Group Adds Veteran Manhattan Residential Real Estate Agent

 JUL 28, 2017 

Lorie Torpey Lists Personal Management Attention, 100% Commission Model as Key Draws

Press Release (ePRNews.com) - NEW YORK - Jul 28, 2017 - Level Group (http://www.levelgroup.com), an innovative, full-service residential and commercial real estate brokerage company that introduced the 100% commission model in New York City, today announced that highly experienced Manhattan real estate agent, Lorie Torpey, formerly of  Douglas Elliman is joining the firm.

“Lorie is a veteran agent who is well-respected throughout New York’s real estate community,” says Michael Barbolla, Level Group’s COO. “Her expertise in and detailed knowledge of New York’s diverse neighborhoods and international background will be valuable assets to buyers, sellers and investors.”

Lorie Torpey, who has four years of experience as a residential real estate sales agent in New York and ten years as a landlord and investor in Hong Kong, brings an international perspective to bear for her clients. During a decade living abroad in Hong Kong, Torpey developed a substantive professional network of foreign contacts and experience and has a deep appreciation for cultural subtleties, both critical assets when working with global clients. As a sales agent, Torpey uses data-driven research and analysis to identify and secure the right property at the right price points for each client’s unique situation. Torpey, who has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism/Marketing from New York University, is a long-time resident of Manhattan’s Upper East Side and Quogue, Long Island.

“I am quite happy to be part of the Level Group family,” says Torpey. “Their 100% commission model, the personal attention management gives to brokers and vigorous training program makes Level an ideal place for me to continue to grow my business.”

About Level Group

Founded in 2004, Level Group is the first firm in New York City to offer the 100% commission model. It handles the full spectrum of real estate brokerage work, including residential and commercial leasing and sales. Known for its open door policy to senior management, the firm has attracted more than 230 brokers, many from the city’s larger brokerage firms. Level Group’s “Level Group Spotlight Series,” a bi-annual symposium dedicated to educational topics of interest to the commercial and residential real estate community, has become one of real estate’s must-attend conferences. The series complements its in-depth, ongoing education and training program for its agents.

Level Group has been featured in such media as US News & World Report, Crain’s, The Wall Street Journal, CBS Radio, Bloomberg Radio, MarketWatch Radio Network, TheStreet.com, The Real Deal, GlobeSt.com, Real Estate Weekly, Mansion Global, USA Today, BrickUnderground, DNAInfo and WPIX TV.

To learn more about joining Level Group, contact Michael Barbolla at either 212.994.9965 or [email protected] Follow Level Group on Facebook: @levelgroup.


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