A native New Yorker, born and raised in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Having lived her entire life in New York City, Marina moved 13 years ago to Williamsburg, Brooklyn, where she has witnessed the extraordinary changes to the neighborhood. Marina has since added to her extensive knowledge of every inch of the city to include a deep affection and understanding of the many neighborhoods in Brooklyn.
With over 13 years of experience in the fashion and art worlds, Marina provides her clients with a unique view of the real estate market, marrying her intimate knowledge of New York with a keen eye for luxury and design. Her strong background in publishing as a fashion director and stylist, and the arts as a fine art curator, has emboldened her ability to advise on interior renovations and beautifully stage luxury properties thus maximizing their value, meeting the highest marketing standards, and achieving maximum exposure. Marina joins Compass after a successful career as a curator and advocate for individual collectors and artists around the world.
She is a trustworthy partner who will represent her clients' interests from viewing to close, which makes the experience of looking for an apartment or ideal investment opportunity a thoughtfully targeted process. Marina's passion for real estate, intuitive knowledge of the city, and superior work ethic put her ahead of the curve in real estate trends. This edge, coupled with her personal attention and an astute understanding of an individual's criteria -whether selling or searching for a new home is what defines her client relationships.
HW Guernsey at Compass continues to represent with utmost discretion some of the world’s highest-profile personalities from top levels of government, finance, business, and entertainment, who seek the firm’s professional execution in the sales of country homes, historic and classic estates, and premier land to local, national and international buyers.