Meet Morella Machado

As featured in Top 100 People in Real Estate and Boutique Design’s New York Women Leaders, Laura has more than 20 years of experience in hospitality real estate and has worked for several prestigious hotel and real estate firms.

Morella Machado

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Morella Machado is a member of the Howard Morrel Team at Compass Real Estate. The team has completed well over $2 Billion in real estate transactions and is ranked #11 by The Wall Street Journal. Morella specializes in luxury co-op, condominium, townhouse, multifamily, and investment property sales throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. She represents a diverse clientele of international real estate investors and local residents. Morella has a strong passion for real estate which translates into her being up to date with market trends, new developments, and neighborhoods news. Her professionalism and dedication to exceed her clients’ needs are distinguishing factors.

Morella has lived in London, São Paulo, Paris, and Caracas before settling in New York with her family for the past 17 years. Her diverse background sets her apart by being able to connect with international clients at a deeper level. She is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, and French.

As a co-op owner involved with her co-op board, Morella has the first-hand experience which is a benefit for both buyer and seller clients. Her experience ensures that buyer clients can easily navigate the board approval and interview process. As a seller’s agent Morella and her team have a proven track record in marketing, that ensures maximum exposure and she knows how to properly qualify prospective buyers to ensure a successful closing for her seller clients.

Morella has purchased and renovated several homes in New York and knows firsthand how to handle a successful construction process from start to finish. She also owns properties in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and internationally which makes her extremely knowledgeable about property management.

In the U.S sellers can take advantage of Compass’s Concierge program to update their home to prepare it for sale. Morella is happy to help manage the project and give advice so that her clients achieve top dollar for their property.

In her free time, aside from spending time with family and friends, Morella works on philanthropic initiatives. A 501c3 non-profit organization where she is founder and president, “For A Brighter Venezuela” provides humanitarian aid to thousands of children across Venezuela. She also serves on the board of “Guerreros Azules”, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting children with type 1 diabetes, and she is an active member of the Dwight School and Convent of the Sacred Heart.

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45 Tudor City Place Unit: 214

45 Tudor City Place Unit: 214, New York City, NY 10017
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You can purchase the biggest studio in the building at an excellent price! Amazing, mint, and lovely studio. Gorgeous hardwood floors and historic...

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1200 5th Avenue Unit: PH-B

1200 5th Avenue Unit: PH-B, New York City, NY 10029
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  • 6600 Sq.Ft.

4,400 square feet plus 2,200 square feet of outdoor entertaining space. Beautifully furnished (or not) and available for a flexible lease term. A...

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