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Dolly Lenz (born February 15, 1957) is a real estate agent in New York City who since 1997 has sold more business than any other agent in the United States. It is estimated that through 2007 she sold $7 billion in real estate including $748 million in 2006—four times higher than anyone else in the nation.[1][2]

Lenz, whose birth name is Idaliz Camino, was born in the Bronx to a Spanish immigrant father.[3] Her first name was a hybrid of her grandmothers' names. Her father worked as a dredge operator and her first job was at a Waldbaums.

She bought her first apartment at the age of 18 on Park Avenue in the Murray Hill neighborhood. She attended Baruch College and then received a master's in accounting at The New School.

She was an accountant at United Artists where she struck up a friendship with Barbra Streisand. She began selling real estate in various agencies including Sotheby's before moving to Prudential's Douglas Elliman agency in 1999. She would become vice chairman of the division in 2003.

Celebrities that used her include P. Diddy, Nathan Lane, Donna Karan, Calvin Klein, Ron Perelman, Cameron Diaz, Tommy Mottola, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Marisa Tomei, Bruce Willis, Phil Suarez, Rush Limbaugh, Tiki Barber, Howard Stern, and Mariah Carey.

However her biggest clients include numerous foreign buys who she says will come in and buy several adjoining apartments at once.

Her skill has landed her as the lead marketer on such new building as:

She has also been used frequently by Donald Trump.[4]

In 2005 she sold the Burnt Point mansion in Wainscott, New York to billionaire Stewart Rahr for $45 million.

She is said to have closed two deals while in labor with her first child and is known for carrying 3 BlackBerry phones. Some of her legendary feats including flying round-trip from New York to Hong Kong in one 48-hour period to close a deal. She charters Sikorsky Aircraft helicopters at $20,000 a pop to fly prospective customers to the Hamptons.[2]


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