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Steffen Kral

Real Estate Broker


Steffen Kral is an integral member of the top producing VANDERPLOEG TEAM and specializes in the sale and rental of luxury residences and investment properties. An investor, landlord, and homeowner himself, he understands all the intricacies and possible pitfalls involved in a real estate transaction first hand. Steffen believes that genuine attentiveness and highest quality service are key to obtaining the best results and building lasting relationships. His data-driven approach honed over 10 years of working in the financial industry, and his keen negotiating skills, enable him to always get the best deal for his sellers and buyers.

Originally from Germany, Steffen studied finance in a cooperative program with Deutsche Bank before starting a boutique alternative investments firm with his father. He has always admired the buildings and architecture of New York, but it wasn’t until searching for his own first home that he decided to turn his love for real estate into a career. The passion for his profession is obvious to everybody who meets Steffen.

Besides his work, Steffen enjoys exploring the ever-changing neighborhoods of New York City. He also likes to work out, read, play the drums, and travel with his wife and their two children.