Frank Tamayo Leyva

Originally from Cuba, Frank has made Brooklyn his home for more than 38 years and has seen first hand the incredible changes the borough has undergone. In his professional life Frank always has been involved real estate. He worked in real estate finance for 18 years and closed thousands of transactions for his clients. Frank brings that experience to DWELL. Known for being able to handle difficult transactions, Frank knows every step of the process and can connect buyers and sellers with attorneys, financial planners, CPAs, insurance brokers--you name it!
In this role at DWELL Residential, Frank will focus on helping the company expand our reach by introducing the company to thousands of contacts that he has amassed over decades of work.
He always has a design or construction project in the works, but when he's not working he loves spending time with his two kids and riding his motorcycle.


I have had two recent listings placed with Dwell in the past two months. They were promptly able to bring qualified and excellent potential tenants to my attention. Luis and Frank put in the time in to show a fourth floor apartment over 20 times, after which I had multiple applicants to choose from. I can’t say enough about the team at Dwell, their service, ease of communication, fairness and attention to detail have been outstanding. As a landlord I have dealt with other real estate agents for years but I can honestly say that no one has come close to the team as well for directness, fairness and honesty. Roberto L.

Had a great experience with Frank, I had a tight schedule and was willing to find a place within two weeks. Although the first few places didn’t match what I was looking for, he was so responsive, followed up with me and was able to find the best match for me and move on time. Ahmed H.

The quality of service and commitment of Luis Martinez, Frank Tamayo and the rest of the great staff at Dwell Residential is second to none. My husband and I needed to relocate quickly to the west coast and Dwell was indispensable in helping us sell our home. Between the demands of work and our personal lives, we had a big task ahead us in putting our home on the market but Dwell was there every step of the way suggesting qualified construction/repair services, garbage/waste disposal, advising us on lighting and staging, and using state of the art photography and virtual tours to best showcase our home. And they even lent us furniture! Luis and Frank were always a quick phone call/text away, ready to address our concerns and very thoughtful in scheduling visits with potential buyers and open houses. They operate with the level care of a concierge service-they will hold your hand during the process! I can not recommend Dwell more! Frank S.