(AllHipHop News) Hip-Hop model/media personality Melyssa Ford will try her hand at a new career, the lucrative world of real estate.
Melyssa Ford has joined the Blu Realty Group, a full-service, luxury real estate company based in New York.
Ford has joined Blu Realty Group as a real estate broker, with plans to bring in high net worth clients from the entertainment and sports world.
Melyssa Ford will be working directly with the founders of Blu Realty Group, Chadad and Moshe Balalo.
Together, the Balalo's closed over $100 million in property sales in 2012 alone. They were also named two of the top real estate brokers by industry trade magazine, The Real Deal.
“We are extremely excited to have Melyssa on board with Blu Realty,” stated Chadad. “Ms. Ford will add a high net worth clientele base to our already diverse client list in New York.”
Melyssa Ford recently completed a three-month program with Blu Realty Group, which included intense training with an on-site real estate teacher, in addition to being mentored by the Chadad's.
In fact, Melyssa Ford has already assisted Blu Realty Group in closing a $15 million real estate sale on Central Park South, in New York.
Ford graduated from York University with a degree in Forensic Psychology.
The model, who was named "Video Vixen of The Decade by Complex magazine, has been featured in videos by artists like Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, Usher and others.