Boutique breakthroughs: newcomer firms continue hiring spree

By Leigh Kamping-Carder | June 15, 2012 10:30AM

Core CEO Shaun Osher

From the June issue: In the world of Manhattan boutique firms, a new company is king. For the first time since The Real Deal started ranking boutique firms in 2009, the seven-year-old brokerage Core knocked the venerable Upper East Side brokerage Leslie J. Garfield & Co. from its continuous perch atop the firms with the highest dollar volume of listings. [more]