The Real Deal New York

For NYC brokers, dress codes are out of fashion: PHOTOS

Agents left to themselves to determine best on-the-job wardrobes

February 06, 2015 03:00PM
By Tess Hofmann

Paul LeMarc Brown (Stribling & Associates), Elise Ehrlich (Halstead), and Tinnie Chan Sassano (Urban Compass)

From left: Paul LeMarc Brown of Stribling & Associates; Elise Ehrlich of Halstead Property; and Tinnie Chan Sassano of Urban Compass

From the February issue: Meet a dozen brokers and you’re likely to encounter nearly that number of standards for work attire. Few NYC firms enforce a written dress code, relying instead on best judgment. A handful offer guidelines. For instance, Brooklyn-based discourages sneakers and shorts for men, along with midriffs and skirts shorter than just above the knee for women. But for the most part, it’s up to individuals to set their own standards. [more]