The word “matchmaker” probably drums up visions of storybook middle-aged yentas in headscarves pinching your muffin tops and telling you that you’ll never meet a man while simultaneously singing songs from First, it’s important to know that matchmaking is a real thing -- a thing people in NYC do a lot, even in the Tinder Age.
So much so that NYC’s top matchmakers are raking it in as they find and match high-paying members of the city’s Lonely Hearts Club.
For a lot of people it’s about showing them priorities, giving them feedback after dates, educating them on style." You can sign up on the website to either be a client or a member in our database. It helps a lot because it makes people accountable.
If you sign up to be considered as a client, we call you in for an interview and recommend the best program for you, whether that’s matchmaking or date coaching. You become a client and we start recruiting possible matches. We know what attractive is, so that’s not a concern for us.
That means if they fit with a current client, then they are introduced.
I like to compare it to food -- let’s say a woman is really great, but not what a man is looking for right now, even though she’s fabulous.
We look at their lifestyle and how they can improve their dating experience. Basically we try to make it dummy-proof." We don’t share phone numbers or photos.I think a lot of people base judgement on a nano second of seeing a photo.They’ll swipe left on Tinder because his smile was too toothy.Initially he thought it was too close to home and was going back and forth over seeing her.He decided to and two and a half years later, they are now engaged.Of course you should be attracted to a person, but I don’t know if looks matter as much as people think." When you hire a matchmaker, you’re hiring her network and that includes her life.I try to have a diverse group of friends and people who influence me.So before you go scoffing at the profession and sitting back for yet another disappointing round of the Tinder Merry-Go-Round, check out some of NYC’s best matchmakers and see how they do what they do.We really take the time to get to know our clients.We have a robust network that lives online in our database of our own that has been accumulating. I was more than happy to play wingwoman with him, go to events and help him get his feet wet.He has allowed his confidence to build and he has come back to me and said that he’s been getting out of the friend-zone, meeting women on his own, and has a total sense of confidence now." A mother-daughter matchmaking team, focusing on matching men who are well-educated, well-groomed, financially independent, commitment-minded, and looking for love in all the wrong places.