Meet The Legaz Team

When you select Nancy & David Legaz to be your REALTORS®, you get our experience as industry leaders and receive the entire team’s benefits.

The Legaz Team was created in 1994 as Nancy became a licensed real estate salesperson. Inspired by her success, David joined her a year later. Together, they developed and grew their real estate practice, becoming one of the top teams in New York City & Long Island, selling a home every 5 days where honesty and integrity remain their core principle.

The Legaz Team believes that every transaction must be a Win-Win!

Nancy and David have built a team of like-minded associates who share the same goal and philosophy in servicing our valued clients.

Nancy and David are investors in 2 Queens Keller Williams® Realty brokerages with over 700 agents speaking over 35 different languages and dialects.

 The team has pursued additional education and training, earning numerous designations & certifications as they became a trusted real estate resource.

  • ABR® (Accredited Buyer’s Representative)
  • CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist®)
  • CRS (Certified Residential Specialist)
  • GRI (Graduate, REALTOR® Institute)
  • CLHMS (Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist™)
  • SRES® (Senior Real Estate Specialist®)
  • AHWD (At Home With Diversity®)
  • ASP (Accredited Staging Professional)
  • CIREC (Commercial and Investment Real Estate Certificate)
  • e-Pro® (Effective Use of the Most Advanced Real Estate Technology)
  • RSPS (Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist)


David Legaz, Real Estate Broker

David had a successful career as one of New York’s Finest, retiring as a Sergeant in 2002 after responding to the 9/11 World Trade Center tragedy and losing his partner.

David then directed his focus and energy fully into real estate. He implemented technology systems, created websites that enhanced the selling and buying process that built trust, confidence, and positive results for their clients. This technology continues to evolve with Keller Williams® Realty with the goal of delivering the best consumer experience. 

With his passion for real estate and his 2 decades of law enforcement, David soon realized the need to teach real estate professionals how to protect themselves while showing properties. David also co-authored a safety book named, “Safe Selling: A Practical Guide for Preventing Crime without Sacrificing the Sale,” which helps agents and their clients.

David was the 2021 NYS Association of REALTORS® (NYSAR) President, the 2017 Long Island Board of REALTORS® President, and their REALTOR® of the Year in 2014. David has been a NAR Director from 2013 to 2022 and an NYSAR Director since 2012.


Nancy Legaz, Associate Real Estate Broker

Nancy Legaz, the founder of the Legaz Team, began her real estate career in 1994. Born and raised in Long Island City and a Whitestone resident for many years, she has a true pulse and affinity for Queens and Manhattan real estate.

She majored in Marketing at St. John’s University and was previously employed by ABC-TV, Disney, and MTV Networks as a Marketing and Research Department manager. Nancy brings this strong marketing sales experience to the Legaz Team.

As an Accredited Staging Professional, Nancy offers clients her expertise in getting their homes ready to sell and maximizing its best potential. Nancy’s ultimate commitment to her clients has developed a decade of strong repeat and referral business.

Nancy believes that once a relationship is formed it transcends a lifetime, and she wants to be your REALTOR® for life!


Carol Vigorito, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Carol Vigorito is a lifelong resident of the Northeast Queens area. She was drawn to a career in real estate after her own personal experience in buying and selling properties.  Carol is detail-oriented and brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the buying/selling experience.

She is dedicated to bringing a level of service that results in trust and repeat and referral business. She aims to provide knowledge and information as she ultimately “matches” her client with the perfect property.  Communication is key, and Carol is routinely complimented on her high level of follow-up skills. She enjoys horseback riding and spending time with her family in her free time.


Carl Caridi, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Now living in Middle Village, Carl Caridi is originally from Sunnyside, Queens.  His early years educated at St. Teresa Catholic School in Woodside and his love for sports inspired him to give back to the community.  Carl volunteered as a local youth basketball and baseball coach, running teen centers, and coordinating summer basketball camps and outdoor leagues.  

Carl graduated St. Francis Prep High School and studied at St. John’s University and Queensboro Community College while finding the time to become a certified sports official for the CHSAA and PSAL in baseball and basketball.  

Carl acquired his real estate license in 2014 and immediately reached out to Nancy & David Legaz, where he brought his property management experience. He now specializes in the sales of cooperatives and residential properties.

Xinglong (Allen) Yu, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Allen has extensive experience in public education and working with people with special needs. His experience working with families has equipped him with the unique ability to connect with people on a personal level. He has a passion for helping people.

Alan understands the importance of listening to his client’s needs and handling every detail properly. Alan’s clients rave about his genuine ability to connect with them and look out for their best interests. Alan fluently speaks English and Mandarin.  

One of Allen’s greatest strengths lies in his ability to collaborate with others. As a valued member of the Legaz Team, Allen works alongside true professionals and experts in the real estate industry. Being a long-time New Yorker, he understands the neighborhoods and their respective real estate markets.

If you’re looking for a real estate agent who is passionate about their work, knowledgeable about the community, and dedicated to providing exceptional service, look no further than Allen Yu.


David Yagerman, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Looking for a REALTOR® who knows the water and land?  

David Yagerman proudly served in the US Navy and now represents residential and commercial clients around the five boroughs and Long Island. 

He combined his passion for water and fishing with his interest in real estate to specialize in properties on and near the water! His past clients rave about his expertise in selling their homes or finding the perfect home on the water.

As a military veteran, David brings the discipline and dedication necessary to get the job done right! 

As a business owner with a background in commercial real estate, he has the skills to navigate complex transactions and negotiate the best deals for his clients.

Being an avid fisherman and spending much time on the water, he truly appreciates the waterfront lifestyle. He understands the unique qualities that make waterfront properties special. With his insider knowledge of local waterways and amenities, he will guide you to the perfect location for your dream home.

When selling waterfront real estate, he leverages his network of potential buyers, marketing the property to the right audience. He highlights the property’s unique features and benefits, such as the views, water access, and proximity to transportation and amenities.

If you want to sell your piece of paradise or look to enjoy a weekend getaway or a year-round residence, He will help you find the waterfront home! 

Let the Legaz Team help you realize your dreams with our expert guidance and unparalleled passion for real estate on the water.


Andreana Rodriguez, Marketing and Administrative Manager

Andreana Rodriguez joined the Legaz Team as their Marketing and Administrative Assistant in October 2019. Born in Humacao, Puerto Rico and raised in Long Island, she received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Scranton, PA. 

Andreana brought her extensive marketing and administrative experience to the Legaz Team and quickly rose to become its Manager. 

With her passion for real estate and her technological savviness, she excels in developing, implementing and executing strategic marketing plans to assist our clients in their sale and purchase. 

Andreana is a creative partner, strategic thinker and the operational backbone of the Legaz Team.