Hoda Elamir, Esq. | Attorney, Commercial Real Estate Broker
Hoda is a dedicated commercial real estate broker at Keenan Ellicott committed to providing a client-centered, thorough, and streamlined experience for all tenants. She is very familiar with the New York City real estate market, having lived in the Upper East Side and Tribeca, and currently working in downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn. As a practicing New York attorney, Hoda combines her legal skills with her passion for real estate to give her clients the results they deserve.
Hoda is the daughter of hardworking immigrants from Egypt that came to New York to fulfill the American dream. Coming from humble beginnings, she watched her father rise to prominence and become a successful physician. Her mother raised Hoda and her siblings with a sense of hard work, humility, and compassion.
Today, Hoda is a highly esteemed broker and attorney that maintains excellent rapport in both the real estate and legal communities. Her genuine love for people, attention to detail, creativity, and work ethic make her the ideal real estate professional. She guides prospective tenants on analyzing location options and renegotiating existing leases. She empowers her clients with the resources and confidence necessary to anticipate opportunities, seize competitive advantage, and execute the best possible real estate strategies. Hoda is also trilingual, fluent in English, Arabic, and Spanish. Given her background, she is able to help a diverse range of local and international tenants navigate the complexities of commercial real estate, and addresses their unique needs in search of their ideal office space. Her extensive knowledge of the industry, tailored client solutions, and ability to cultivate long term relationships have further attributed to her success.
Prior to working at Keenan Elliott, Hoda served as the Director of Business Development at a top immigration law firm, an attorney at a large international law firm with over $1B in revenue, and was an International Fellow at the United Nations. Hoda has been acknowledged for her skills in financial sales since her freshman year in college, where she was recruited by Merrill Lynch to join their Global Wealth Management Team. Hoda was awarded the Top Sales Award and was a top performer in the sales division. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Journalism from Rutgers University, where she was a National Collegiate Scholar, and has a Juris Doctorate Degree from Pace University School of Law where she was an active member of the International Law Association. Before settling in New York City, Hoda also lived across Western Europe, including Madrid and Vienna.
Hoda is an active participant in the New York State Bar Association, the New York Hedge Fund Association, the Junior League of New York, the Ridgewood Tennis Club and the U.S. Sailing Club. She also mentors incoming refugees at the International Rescue Committee in New York City.