For over 25 years, Lori Schiaffino has worked directly with and is a trusted advisor to many high-profile families around the globe who have estate properties in the Hamptons and New York. She has extensive international business travel experience and has acquired exceptional real estate and art collection investments on behalf of her clients. Through her affiliation with Compass, Lori’s primary focus is to use her global contacts and reach to bring new buyers to the Hamptons market. Lori’s expertise and skill led her to closing the largest transaction in the Hamptons in 2015.
Lori is able to use her property analysis and negotiation skills, coupled with her extensive knowledge of the East End, to seek out the best properties and value for her clients. Lori has acted in an advisory capacity for her clients on real estate matters which, include acquisitions and dispositions as well as redevelopment for both commercial and residential properties. Lori is committed to providing her clients with thoughtful market analysis and dedicated service, all while maintaining the utmost level of discretion.
In addition to holding a NYS real estate license, she maintains Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) certification as a Series 7 and Series 63 licensed registered representative.
Lori has been involved with Ross School, a world-renowned private school located in East Hampton, since its inception. As a founding Ross School mother, Lori has worked closely with the Founder for over 20 years on the growth and development of both Ross School and Ross Institute. She assisted in the design and construction process of all buildings on the upper campus. She currently serves on the Ross Institute board, its executive committee and is a member of the Ross Board of Overseers.
Washington grew up between the Hamptons and Manhattan and has extensive knowledge of the East End. Washington honed his real estate acumen and business skills through the Duke Family operations and was taught the importance of hard work, good values and giving back to the community. Washy spent summers working for the family foundation, Boys & Girls Harbor, a not-for-profit summer camp located in East Hampton for inner city children which was started in 1937 by his father. Prior to real estate, Washy enjoyed a career as an accomplished musician and toured with his band both here in the U.S. and abroad.
Washington graduated from the Pomfret School and earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Duke University with a double major in Anthropology and Music.
Washington lives full-time in East Hampton with his wife and two children. He is an avid surfer and musician. He is also conversant in Spanish.