About Speaker Fredrik Eklund:
Fredrik Eklund is a top sales keynote speaker, number one broker, star of “Million Dollar Listing,” and the bestselling author of The Sell. He founded one of the most high-end residential real estate brokerages in Scandinavia, Eklund Stockholm New York.
In addition to co-starring on Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing New York, he is also the New York Times bestselling author of The Sell: The Secrets of Selling Anything to Anyone. When he’s not starring on Reality TV, or posting on social media, he can be found working as part of the very successful Eklund/Gomes team at Douglas Elliman real estate. To date, Fredrik has closed over 5 billion dollars in real estate sales all over the world.
Why Fredrik Eklund?
“The number one trait I always looked for when I was hiring someone for my company and what I look for now when I’m investing in entrepreneurs on Shark Tank is passion, a need to succeed. Someone who’d rather die than not be the best. That’s Fredrik.”
-Barbara Corcoran, ABC’s Shark Tank Panelist
Fredrik Eklund’s Full Bio:
Fredrik Eklund, the energetic, high-kicking, top broker at Douglas Elliman has secured over two billion dollars in closed residential sales. Constantly rated as New York City’ “Top Luxury Broker,” he set record sales in 28 buildings in Manhattan last year alone and is often spotted showing apartments to top name celebrities including Sara Jessica Parker and Jennifer Lopez. His active listings amount to $540,000,000.
Originally from Stockholm, Sweden, Eklund studied at the Stockholm School of Economics before founding an Internet company and working for the investment bank SEB in Stockholm, London, Singapore and Tokyo. In addition, he is the founder of Scandinavia’s most high end residential real estate brokerage with 50 employees and $1 billion in closed sales in 2014. Eklund founded the #1 top-producing team at Elliman, which has 5,000 agents in 85 offices all over the East Coast.
Eklund is the star of the hit BRAVO show, Million Dollar Listing New York, which is going into its sixth season and author of NYT Bestseller The Sell: The Secrets of Selling Anything to Anyone. He was also featured on Fox’s Page Six television series as well as GQ Magazine in Australia.
He is known for being part “shark” in business and part “softie” at home with his puppies and family. His honest, charming, and energetic personality has caused him to become a social media sensation with millions of fans following him on various channels.