Yuriy Vaynshteyn is the owner of Engel & Völkers Charlotte, the areas luxury international real estate firm. He was the previous owner of Carolinas Metro Realty, which joined the Engel & Völkers brand in August of 2015. Throughout his years of real estate leadership, Yuriy has supported teams of top producing agents, full-time employees and experienced brokers in two locations, specializing in residential and commercial REOs, short sales, property management, relocation, and general brokerage. As part of a global network of more than 650 offices throughout 39 countries on six continents, Yuriy and Engel & Völkers Charlotte have redefined real estate service in Charlotte by providing agents with unprecedented global reach and world-class marketing tools and technology. Yuriy has been a Charlotte resident since 1991 and is a graduate from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Prior to his move into the real estate industry, he had held senior management positions with IBM for 14 years. As involved as he is with his business, Yuriy is dedicated to his three children and wife. He enjoys skiing and being active in the community. Yuriy is also bilingual, speaking English and Russian.