The Real Deal New York

The Closing: Jed Garfield

The townhouse guru on his plan to join the CIA, the cultural void of Aspen and making a fortune

June 12, 2015 10:30AM
By E.B. Solomont

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Jed Garfield (Photo: Erin Patrice O’Brien)

From the June issue: Jed Garfield is the owner of Leslie J. Garfield Real Estate, the residential townhouse-focused brokerage founded by his father in 1972. Garfield has personally sold more than 600 townhouses — some more than once — during his 30-year real estate career in New York. His conquests have included the record-setting sales of the Duke Semans Mansion at 1009 Fifth Avenue for $40 million in 2006 and the Japanese embassy at 11-13 East 62nd Street for $21 million in 1999. [more]