Melanie Cogan


Meet Melanie ...

Recognized as a top performer on Long Island and multiple time recipient of The Best Realtor award from Blank Slate, Melanie is a highly esteemed real estate agent catering to both buyers and sellers on the North Shore of Long Island. Her charismatic approach, attention to detail and her deep knowledge of real estate offers her clients with a rewarding experience while navigating the complexities of buying or selling their home.

With several hundred million in sales volume and 20 years of experience, her expertise is what drives her business. With an extensive tech background, Melanie understands the power of technology and offers her clients a well-rounded, dynamic approach that she has honed during her extraordinary career.

Cofounder of The Scout Residential Team and founding agent on Long Island, Melanie leads a team of 15 agents. The Scout Team has been recognized by many publications including Bethpage Best of and Blank Slate as The Best Real Estate Team on Long Island. With a sales volume north of $250m, this fresh team has changed the real estate landscape on Long Island.

Melanie’s clients repeatedly describe her as hardworking, driven, honest, caring, knowledgeable and an absolute joy to work with. Her keen eye for home design, landscape, and architecture allows her to focus on finding the right home to meet each client’s needs and goals.

Prior to working in real estate, Melanie began her professional career in technology. Most recently she was the Director of Client Services & Sales at Google. She was responsible for the group's growth in New York City from a team of 50 people to several hundred.

Melanie was raised on the north shore of Long Island and currently lives in Roslyn with her husband, two sons and dog.

Buyer’s Agent, Listing Agent

State University of New York College of Buffalo - Bachelor of Science, Economics, and Finance

Blank Slate Media Best of Nassau County - Best Realtor - 2020 & 2021

Client Success


"We were so lucky to have been referred to Barrie Krefetz to help us find a home in Port Washington. She was patient, knowledgeable, responsive and never pushy. She helped us every step of the way, including finding an inspector, an attorney and contractors. She was well-connected, trustworthy and so easy to work with. For anyone looking for a home in or around the Port Washington area I would highRead MoreRead Less
"We had a great experience with Liza Bennett and Jessica Whitehill. We were looking to sell our house and move within our school district. They were so patient and listened to our needs. We searched for a while and ultimately ended up renovating our Roslyn Heights home. We could not have come to this decision without their help and we have no hesitancy using Scout Residential Team at Compass LongRead MoreRead Less
"My family worked with Abby Smith at Scout when my cousin was moving to Roslyn. Abby and the entire Scout team was amazing to work with. They know this market inside and out and made the entire process seamless and professional. I highly recommend Abby and the whole Scout team."
"Over the past few months, my husband and I have had the pleasure of working with and getting to know Robyn Brattner of the Scout team. Robyn is extremely knowledgeable about Roslyn and the surrounding communities. We found her market advice invaluable. She is both a savvy broker and a kind/patient person to deal with, which was definitely necessary in our case. Robyn is well-versed in the neighborRead MoreRead Less
"I worked with Dori and had a wonderful experience. Her expertise of the housing market and competitive prices were truly unbelievable. Dori had referrals for a team of professionals from legal to someone to clean out the house before and after staging for showing. Dori is a true professional and I would highly recommend her!"
"Shawn Rogol and The Scout Residential team were incredible from start to finish. Shawn helped us find our dream home. He walked us thru each step and crushed the negotiation part. If anyone needs an agent I highly recommend Shawn. Truly 1 in a million"
"I’m thankful for the patience and kindness my friend Denise Bass offered me over the past year. Denise kept in touch so when I was ready to sell my townhouse Denise referred an amazing agent, Doreen Cavanagh, who knew the area and market well. Doreen was responsive and high touch and sold the townhouse in a short amount of time with multiple bids over ask. I trusted Denise for a terrific agent andRead MoreRead Less
"We had the best experience buying our new home and selling our old one with Dori Prussian and Scout. Dori is so knowledgable, patient, professional and always looking out for the best interest of her clients!"
"Jackie Fleisher from the Scout Team is one in a million! Her innate knowledge about the home buying / selling process and “what you see is what you get” personality make her extremely trustworthy and easy to work with. There is no one else I would consider to represent me in a process that involves making one of the biggest decisions of your life."
"Jaclyn Fleisher was the broker who helped my wife and I find the perfect lot to build our dream home on. She was extremely knowledgable about everything available in the areas we were searching, and always alerted us about any new properties that fit our wish list. With her deep connections, expansive network, and honest insights, we put our full trust in Jaclyn and highly recommend her to anyone Read MoreRead Less
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