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Meet the Jerry Maguire of Real Estate

How one high-end broker is cornering the market on athlete mega-mansions.
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Photographer: Zoltan Prepszent/Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Most homebuyers are searching for a place to lay down roots. Actors and athletes are different. What if you can plan on only a couple of years’ worth of root-growing before your contract’s up or your show is canceled?

“They’re in an extremely transient business,” says Darren Weiner, managing director of Douglas Elliman’s Sports & Entertainment Division. “There are a lot of nuances and specifics to being in sports and entertainment.”