- Fredrik Eklund is the original “Million Dollar Listing” star and founder of a top real estate team.
- His team, Eklund Gomes, is expected to close over $4 billion in sales volume this year alone.
- He broke down his average week of business, travel, and family for Insider.
Fredrik Eklund is no stranger to a busy schedule.
The top-ranking real-estate broker leads a team at Douglas Elliman that’s set to close over $4 billion in sales volume this year. Not to mention starring on both the New York and Los Angeles franchises of Bravo’s popular real-estate reality show “Million Dollar Listing.”
With so much business to be done in the wake of pandemic lockdowns, the 44-year old spends his days dashing around the country on a near-constant basis, visiting each of his offices in New York, California, Texas, and Florida in a typical week.
From showings to developer meetings and client calls, he rarely has a moment free. He has four assistants (one in each of his markets) and his days packed days are spent jetsetting around the country on business, filming for the shows, so he can devote weekends to his husband, Derek Kaplan, and their three-year-old twins, Freddie and Milla, at home in Los Angeles.
Over the phone from his California home as he was getting ready to run to the airport for a business trip to London, Eklund shared his typical weekly schedule with Insider.
“A lot of weeks look like…