Team

Ralph Modica

Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker

ralph@compass.com

Inspired by endless creativity and love of visuals, Ralph is known throughout the industry for his innovative marketing campaigns. “I built my business on my ability to differentiate my clients’ offerings from the competition and to create concepts that are unique — concepts that grab attention and drive response,” notes Ralph.

His approach is not merely unique, but a well thought out, carefully honed approach to selling, informed by years of marketing experience. “Every property has a story that needs to be conveyed and articulated to the buyer. My job is to find out what that is and then to create a marketing plan that is specific and tailored to that property,” he says.

Regardless of marketing strategy, clients are ultimately the top priority for Ralph. He believes in a personal approach that is both attentive and instructive, preparing buyers and sellers to understand every step of the process.


Brandon Bogard

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

brandon.bogard@compass.com

Brandon Bogard has a long history of award-winning performance in the luxury sales market, and a proven track record of success meeting the needs of a discerning clientele. He came to real estate from a distinguished career in fashion working for some of the top names in the business, earning ongoing accolades for his exemplary service and outstanding performance.

Drawing on his ingenuity and marketing prowess, this savvy real estate professional has built a coveted reputation for his ability to optimize exposure for his listings using the latest technology, and for selling properties that have typically sat unsold on the market. Brandon's keen eye for design and the potential of space, honed while working in sales and showrooms for high-end luxury brands, are invaluable when showcasing properties at their best to attract attention and the highest selling price. Whether you are trying to sell your apartment on your own or dissatisfied with your previous experience, Brandon is the go-to expert for ensuring a smooth, successful sale.

Michael Breen

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

michael.breen@compass.com

Michael forges strong relationships and wins long-term clients because he spends time educating them on the market, as well as on the different neighborhoods and steps required to make the transaction a success. Michael offers unparalleled support, knowledge, resources and connections that give clients a very unique advantage.  He is an excellent communicator, hard worker and expert negotiator who helps clients get the most favorable deal possible no matter what their specific needs.

Originally from Connecticut, Michael earned a Business Marketing degree from the University of Montana. He has lived in both Williamsburg, Brooklyn and in Manhattan, and enjoys touring clients around town to hone in on the best location for their lifestyle. In spare time Michael loves trying new foods, and taking in the diverse culture, performances, architecture and music that New York City offers.

Marc Batista

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

marc.batista@compass.com

Marc is an experienced agent known for his impeccable service, complete dedication, enduring patience, and calm, friendly, professional manner. Whether working with a seller or buyer, he remains consistently reliable and informative throughout the entire process, and exhibits graceful tenacity in getting deals closed under any circumstance.

A stickler for accuracy and detail, Marc fully analyzes market conditions & data and devises effective strategies that are tailored to each client’s goals. He is always proactive to accomplish all the necessary steps to reach the closing table, all while being fully available and attentive to his clients’ personal needs, questions and requests.

For nearly a decade, Marc has served clients with expertise, effectiveness and excellent results. He specializes in Townhouses and multifamily homes as well as condo sales and residential investment properties. 

Michael Biryla

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

mbiryla@compass.com

Michael Biryla is an ambitious agent who works with buyers and investors to locate their dream home and achieve their goals. After only five years in the industry, Mike has blazed his own trail becoming the top agent in his office. Mike knows what truly drives negotiations and what it takes to navigate through challenging obstacles in the sales process. He knows how to connect with the people he’s helping and address their needs and concerns. Taking a hands-on approach, Mike asks the important questions and is attentive to his clients throughout the process. 

Jenna McKay

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

jenna.mckay@compass.com

Combining a decade of business development experience with her natural ability to connect with people, Jenna confidently guides her clients in the New York City real estate market. In her signature easy-going style, she leaves no stone unturned when it comes to helping her clients make educated and informed decisions on a purchase or sale of their home.

Jenna’s extensive background as an International marketing executive has shaped her to be an expert negotiator. Her ease with financial data and knowledge of the market provides her clients with the peace of mind that they are in the hands of a highly-regarded professional. Jenna’s goal is to show her clients how fun and exciting a transition to a new home can be!

Originally from Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Jenna’s International roots have taken her all over the world. She is fluent in Russian and has family in Sochi, Moscow and Israel.

Jenna is an active member of her community and passionate about New York City architecture, live music and traveling. She lives in Soho with her beloved French Bulldog.

Antonia Chabrowski

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

antonia@compass.com

Antonia Chabrowski’s view of real estate is seen through the eyes of a business person. Her experience as a successful landlord, property manager, restaurateur, fashion boutique owner, and fashion editor, has given her a solid understanding of how to effectively work with people, process, and lifestyle.

“I truly understand that buying or selling a home will be one of the most important decisions you will make. Your wishes and needs are first and foremost”.

She has been complimented by her peers as creative thinking, hardworking, and trustworthy, with expert customer relations, and superb negotiation skills. Honesty and hard work are the back bone of her beliefs. Her consistent performance, dedication to clients and attention to detail yields great success.

Antonia is a long-time resident of Brooklyn. She is an active community member in Greenpoint, where she lives with her husband and two children. She is an avid foodie, and enthusiast of art and culture in all of New York’s boroughs, as well as many travel destinations around the globe.

Antonia graduated from Fordham University with Honors and double majored in English and Media Studies with a minor in Spanish. She is also fluent in Bulgarian.

Nathan Peller

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

nathan.peller@compass.com

As a New York area native, Nathan Peller is enthusiastic about New York City real estate.

As a real estate agent, Nathan appreciates the importance of being entrusted with a major life decision like finding a client's dream home. He's known for his ability to demystify the process and immediately put clients at ease. "For me, it’s important to be attentive and diligent through the process so my clients are not mired down with searches, appointments and tasks. I prep the next step before they take it." says Nathan.

While Nathan is drawn to the fast pace and energy of New York City, he has a great fondness for outdoor pursuits and especially enjoys spending time in Montauk each year. Nathan resides in Brooklyn and is part of the highly respected Modica Team at Compass.

Gary Martin

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

gary.martin@compass.com

Gary is an agent who works to understand his customers interests, values, and goals, while educating them about not only the market, but also the neighborhoods.

A trusted advisor, people rely on Gary to help them decide whether to buy, sell, or rent. He interprets each client's unique real estate needs and desires, then works hand-in-hand with them to achieve their dreams.

Proud of his Ohio roots, Gary graduated from Ohio State University. After living for nearly two decades in Chelsea, he now resides in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood. He also maintains a country home in Columbia County, and a vacation home in Fort Lauderdale.

Real estate is more than a collection of data assigned to an address. It is one's home and their refuge from the world; the outward expression of oneself. Gary understands the importance of this investment, as well as the reason one needs a place to call "home." He works to bring his customers to a place where they are not only comfortable living, but a home they want to share with friends and family.

With interests in contemporary art, theater, and of course, food and wine, Gary makes it his mission to discover new and exciting places daily. He can often be found cycling through the city on a quest for a great new shop or restaurant to share with friends.

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