President & Owner / Real Estate Broker
Lou Izzo is the Co-Owner, Broker and President of Select Sotheby’s International Realty. As a New York native, Lou has been in the real estate business since 1989 and, as a result, has experience at every level of the industry. His career accomplishments are both prolific and notable, most recently holding the position as President of a Top 40 U.S. real estate brokerage for many years where he led the firm to record growth. Lou also founded Real Estate Leadership, one of America’s leading residential real estate consulting firms, specializing in enhancing the professionalism of the real estate industry. He is one of the foremost brokers, presenters and executives in real estate today, and is profoundly knowledgeable in luxury and resort property marketing and sales.
Lou has served on advisory councils for one of the largest franchise systems in real estate, and has also chaired the Principal Advisory committee for CARTUS Mobility Services, the world’s leader in relocation services. Lou served as Chairman of the Board for the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care for several years, and is involved in several community organizations across New York State.
As President of Select Sotheby’s International Realty, Lou is acutely focused on expanding the brand’s presence throughout Upstate New York, as well as mentoring its existing roster of agents on increasing their business. His specialization in both high-end real estate and professional consulting are a strong asset to the company’s leading management team, supporting and strengthening the firm’s agents and expanding the services offered to clients.