Douglas Elliman Appoints Valerie Coz as Senior Director of Luxury Sales


Valerie Coz

Coz brings four listings totaling nearly $5.5 million with her to the firm’s Delray Beach office

Douglas Elliman Florida is pleased to announce Valerie Coz has joined the brokerage’s Delray Beach office as Senior Director of Luxury Sales. Coz joins Douglas Elliman from The Fite Group with nearly 15 years of real estate experience, specializing in the luxury residential real estate market in Ocean Ridge, Delray Beach, Gulfstream, Manalapan and Hypoluxo Island.

“With a vast knowledge in coastal real estate, years of experience and a strong referral reputation, Val truly has a niche for the Delray Beach clientele,” said Jay Parker, CEO of Douglas Elliman’s Florida Brokerage. “We are thrilled to welcome her to our firm as we continue to expand our Palm Beach County footprint.”

Prior to her time with The Fite Group, Coz was co-founder and president of SafferCoz Real Estate in Delray Beach, where she handled hundreds of transactions with both national and international clients. She is also a member of the prestigious Top Broker Forum, an elite industry organization that only includes outstanding multi-million dollar sales agents.

Coz was previously employed by American Media Inc., where she was creative director and president of the book division. ANew York Times award-winning photo editor, she has a keen eye for perfected marketing and a long business history as a top negotiator and producer of multi-million dollar results.

“Douglas Elliman is one of the largest residential real estate companies in the nation and I couldn’t be more pleased to join this dynamic team,” said Coz. “I’m eager to utilize my knowledge and expertise of the Palm Beach County market to aid in the firm’s continual growth and development.”

A graduate of Boston College, Coz has been a resident of Palm Beach County for nearly 40 years and currently resides in the beachside town of Ocean Ridge. Having lived exclusively in seaside locations for 30 years, Coz is an expert in all phases of the Florida residential waterfront real estate market. She is active in numerous charitable and community organizations including Bethesda Hospital, Big Dog Ranch Rescue, Ocean Ridge Garden Club, Delray Beach Historical Society and Impact 100.

About Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Established in 1911, Douglas Elliman Real Estate is the largest brokerage in the New York Metropolitan area and the fourth largest residential real estate company nationwide. With more than 7,000 agents, the company operates approximately 110 offices in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, New Jersey, Long Island, the Hamptons & North Fork, Westchester, Greenwich, South Florida, Colorado and California. Moreover, Douglas Elliman has a strategic global alliance with London-based Knight Frank Residential for business in the worldwide luxury markets spanning 60 countries and six continents. The company also controls a portfolio of real estate services including Douglas Elliman Development Marketing; Manhattan’s largest residential property manager, Douglas Elliman Property Management with over 250 buildings; and DE Commercial. For more information on Douglas Elliman as well as expert commentary on emerging trends in the real estate industry, please visit

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