Fredrik Eklund is the Managing Director for Prudential Douglas Elliman, the largest real estate company on the East Coast. With more than 1.5 billion dollars in residential sales and 17 new development buildings, he is known for being a "shark" and works with the firm's senior management team focusing on international sales and re-sales throughout Manhattan. Eklund is constantly rated as downtown's "Top Luxury Broker" and was nominated as "Rookie of the Year" by the Real Estate Board of New York. He set record sales in 28 buildings in Manhattan last year and is often spotted showing apartments to top name celebrities. 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 35 employees and $500 million in closed sales in the last year alone. In 2012, Eklund was part of the second best top-producing team at Elliman, which has 4,000 agents in 74 offices.