Trisha Ocona is one of the leading and most trusted licensed real estate brokers in Brooklyn, NY. Trisha is the CEO of realestateOCONA, LLC., a NYC brokerage. Ms Ocona is the Founder and Executive Director of The Real Estate Empowerment Coalition Inc, a non profit organization aimed at empowering and education many in real estate, construction and all its added industries. She is a board member of NY State’s Real Estate Board appointed by the Secretary of State in her position she shares regulatory duties with the Division of Licensing Services. The board has the power to set the rules and regulations for New York State Real Estate. The board also helps create and enforce NYS real estate laws. Trisha is a real estate instructor at Baruch College. Being certified as a Certified Distant Instructor, she teaches the States' licensing course and many other through distant learning.
Trisha is the former Chairwoman of the Housing Committee for Brooklyn Community Board 17, and is a former board member of the Eastern Bergen County Board of Realtors, New Jersey. As a highly sought after real estate expert, she teaches regular home buying and foreclosure workshops for employees of the GOOGLE, NY MTA, Rikers Island, Atlantic Terminal residents, many unions, schools, places of worship, and many other respected places. She has delivered real estate speeches to attendees at the National and Tri-State Realtor conventions. In addition, she instructs real estate at Baruch College.
Trisha was recognized twice as New Yorker of the week for NY1 and ABC 7’s Here and Now with Sandra Bookman. She was selected to venture with Habitat for Humanity’s 2013 Housing Global Build trip to Trinidad and Tobago. She is a former president of The East 58th Street United Block Association. She has organized and hosted many real estate industry events. Tisha brings housing awareness and influences the minds of many business leaders, elected officials, homeowners, homebuyers and young people. When it comes to real estate and housing this isn’t just her job, it’s her joy.