Manhattan’s top firms: the largest brokerages get pricier listings, more agents

By Leigh Kamping-Carder | June 04, 2012 10:30AM

Town Residential founder Andrew Heiberger (left) and Core founder Shaun Osher (right)

From the June issue: Manhattan’s residential brokerage heavyweights are seeing the benefits of a recovering market, it seems.

Almost across the board, Manhattan’s largest residential firms have retained agents or added to their ranks since last year, according to The Real Deal’s annual ranking of Manhattan’s largest firms. And while the overall number of listings has dipped by 1.5 percent, the dollar value of those listings has shot up nearly 12 percent, to almost $13.4 billion. [more]