Tricia Lee is a proud Brooklyn resident with immense knowledge and appreciation of the borough's history and the revitalization of its neighborhoods. Tricia's firsthand knowledge of the Brooklyn market stems not only from being a long-time resident of the borough, but also from owning and operating her very popular chain of nail and beauty bars, Polish Bar Brooklyn, for over 10 years in Fort Greene/Clinton Hill and Prospect Heights. As an a well known business owner and active member of the business community, she has served on the various merchants associations on the Board of Directors for Myrtle Avenue Redevelopment Project. She makes the direct connection between commercial development and residential trends in Brooklyn. Tricia Lee collaborates frequently with area business leaders and building owners. Her level of commitment and love for the community have also contributed to her becoming the go-to resource for clients, friends and business contacts when it comes to neighborhood knowledge and recommendations, including real estate.
Tricia Lee grew immediate popularity in 2005 and for many years when her beauty brand burst onto the scene with a fresh approach to branding and strategic marketing. Winning Small Business of Year in 2007 among many other accolades, she quickly grew her brand and expanded locations. A speaker on Marketing with Black Enterprise Small Business Expo, Tricia Lee and Polish Bar won the starring role in the NYC Small Business commercial campaign in 2009. She has worked with various small businesses to consult on branding, staff development and operations. Tricia's sharp business acumen, tireless work ethic and tech savvy sets her apart. All of these skills have proved vital in the growth of her real estate business. Her insight from personally owning real estate, being a landlord or a tenant enable her to successfully meet her client's goals. Tricia Lee hit record breaking first year sales upon entering the real estate industry and continues to build year after year. Professional, organized and dedicated, she will work to create a positive experience for both sides in every property transaction.
Tricia Lee resides in DUMBO and has lived in Clinton Hill and Bedford Stuyvesant for over a decade. In addition to her obsession with all things real-estate, she is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, a founding member of the Myrtle Avenue Merchants Association (MARP) , sits on the Board of Advisors for Clinton Hill's V-ELMS and attends church in Downtown Brooklyn. She is an avid traveler, loves cooking , reviewing beauty products and renovating properties in her spare time.
Tricia Lee's open letter to IHS Blog about what it took to close down her popular Brooklyn beauty chain and make her career pivot.
Tricia Lee Manhattan | Brooklyn 2016
The Annual Own Your Own Home Buying Workshop has been our most successful initiative. Packing attendees into the space to discuus the steps of home buying, renting vs ownerships, credit repair and so much more.
Here BET Network has Tricia Lee and Tonya Rapley bring you The Real Cost of Home Ownership.
Blast From the Past: Before her real estate career, Tricia Lee was best known as a pioneer in the beauty business as owner of Polish Bar. As the beauty and the brain behind this chain of successful natural nail and beauty bars in Brooklyn's hottest neighborhoods. As winner of Small Business of the Year, Polish Bar was featured in this NYC Small Business Commercial with then Mayor Mike Bloomberg. The Polish Bar spot was also featured in one million Nhome mailers and 13 radio station commercials.
Michaela B. was born in Brooklyn and returned to her beloved birthplace after graduating from the University of Florida. Since her return, she has become known for spreading her undeniable love for her city; which of course is the Brooklyn way.
Before finding her calling in the world of real estate, Michaela traveled the globe as a touring Wardrobe Stylist to high profile clientele. Her innate creativity combined with her exceptional communication and negotiation skills have served her clients well in both fashion and real estate.
As a real estate professional, Michaela is known for her integrity, professionalism, and sense of humor. Her propensity towards positivity and attention to detail allow her to mitigate even the most difficult transactions with warmth and grace. Michaela assists Tricia Lee on most townhouse transactions while also managing the teams rental services and financial events.
When Michaela takes time for herself, she studies meditation and contributes to her community both as an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and by volunteering with FreeArts NYC. She also enjoys reading, making memories with loved ones, and supporting Brooklyn's minority-owned businesses.