Media & Press
Realtor of the Year
Kristina Gershteyn rewarded Realtor Associates of the Year in 2021
Kristina Gershteyn of Team KG Homes Robert Defalco Realty was recognized with Realtor Associates of the Year award for 2021. Through her determination and perseverance, she not only has been able to provide an innovated approach to real estate, but was able to bring together a team made up of real estate agents with over 40 years combined experience and knowledge that resulted in record breaking sales in Staten island.
Featured in 2019 an interview with NY1, Team KG Homes utilizes Staten Island Lifestyle community blog as a way to introduce potential residents to the borough.
Inman Connect Conference Ambassador and Speaker 2018: Premiere advocacy program of the industry who share passion for the new generation of real estate leaders and are a true voice of innovation and change to the industry.
Inman Connect Conference NYC 2013: This conference was an honor to be part of. We were able to set up organizations to those affected magnificently during the natural disaster of Hurricane Sandy. As a community we needed to help one another during this horrific event.
SIBOR Global Council
SIBOR Global Council committee seeks to help understand global real estate dynamics, recognizes opportunities involved in international transactions and encourages familiarity with global residential and commercial investments. It strives to promote education and networking to increase awareness of globally-influenced markets and the nuances of working with global clients.
Kristina Gershteyn was representing Staten Island real estate agents on a millennial panel that took place at the annual Global Real Estate Summit NYC in 2015. Staten Island is rapidly becoming a world destination and we already have agents who are ready to capitalize on this segment of the real estate market. The goal was to identify the challenges and opportunities faced by the REALTORS in serving foreign clients and create new business opportunities for our members.
Open House New York
2014 Team KG Homes feature on Open House NYC
Open House NYC is NBC's national architecture, design and real estate show. In 2014, Team KG Homes were offered an opportunity to feature one of their upscale listings located at 35 Peter Ct Staten Island NY. This spectacular residence was the first house ever to be presented from Staten Island on Open House NYC. We are proud to be the first team to bring a property to this exclusive show which acts as a guide to luxury real estate in and around the Big Apple.
Featured in 2014 to discuss Staten Island’s Insane $3.5 Medieval Castle. "A very special 12,000-square-foot giantess of a home, located in the Dongan Hills area of Staten Island, has been on the market for a hefty 606 days. Why? Broker Kristina Gershteyn says the sellers are holding out for the perfect prince buyer to come along. “It’s a different market on Staten Island. This is the creme de la creme,” she says.