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Brown Harris Stevens

445 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022
(212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens

Brown Harris Stevens is a residential real estate brokerage firm in New York City, specializing in high-end properties. It is a subsidiary of Terra Holdings. As of September 2015, the firm was led by Hall Willkie, who holds the title of president. BHS has 17 residential offices in the New York region, including its headquarters at 770 Lexington Avenue. There are two South Florida offices as well as two offices dedicated to a small commercial services wing of the firm. Brown Harris Stevens dates from the late 19th century and was acquired in 1995 by the principals who later formed Terra. The firm has also been on the buying end of several mergers, having absorbed two New York boutique brokerages. Its 2004 acquisition of William B. May helped Brown Harris Stevens launch its Brooklyn footprint, and its 2009 acquisition of Edward Lee Cave gave it a new division.


02/17/17
...East 66th Street and Craig Filipacchi Brown Harris Stevens broker Craig Filipacchi just threw down $24 million for an Upper...

02/15/17
Luxury hospitality startup will summer in the East End Airbnb, meet your match in the Hamptons. Hospitality startup Onefinestay will roll out a portfolio of...

02/15/17
...Brown Harris Stevens has already moved on, and it seems the site of...

02/07/17
UPDATED, Feb. 8, 1:50 p.m.: A condominium unit at Toll Brothers’ Pierhouse with a price tag of $7.6 million was the most expensive single-family property to sell...

02/07/17
The priciest single-family listing to hit the market in Brooklyn last month was a garage turned into a luxe three-bedroom townhouse. Tags: residential real estate...

02/04/17
...Fifth Avenue (credit: Brown Harris Stevens) From Luxury Listings NYC: A corner duplex apartment found on...

02/02/17
...Fifth Avenue and Susan Gutfreund (Credit: Brown Harris Stevens and Getty Images) It’s a $96 million apartment fit for...

01/31/17
Japanese billionaire Bungo Shimada is trying to sell his Upper East Side manse again — and he’s actually raising the price to $45 million. Tags:...

01/26/17
Art dealer Martin Zimet — a purveyor of Renaissance art — is looking to sell something a bit more contemporary: his postmodern mansion on the...

01/13/17
The Upper East Side townhouse belonging to the estate of famed graphic artist Elaine Lustig Cohen hit the market asking $10.9 million. Tags: Celebrity Homes,...

01/11/17
Last week, the number of price chops did anything but drop. In fact, they made a comeback. Over the holiday break, there was a lull...

01/11/17
...Vivian Dimond From the South Florida website: Brown Harris Stevens just acquired Vivian Dimond’s Avatar Real Estate Services, The...

12/30/16
How did Manhattan’s luxury market fare in 2016? The optimistic broker or developer might point to the fact that this year will see a record...

12/23/16
In the blood sport of New York real estate, litigation is a way to bully, negotiate, and even embarrass — and 2016 didn’t disappoint. Tags:...

12/22/16
...From left: 40 Broad Street, 10 West End Avenue (credit: Brown Harris Stevens) and at 50 Riverside Boulevard Vneshprombank, a Russian "VIP" bank that...

12/22/16
Commercial brokerages got a taste of the drama long associated with the residential world in 2016, when top New York investment sales brokers defected to...

12/21/16
Sagaponack has, undisputedly, the most expensive ZIP code in the country Sagaponack’s 11963 ZIP code once again took the cake as America’s priciest neighborhood, according to a ranking...

12/21/16
...s Main Street, gutting four buildings, including the Compass and Brown Harris Stevens storefronts. The real estate offices at 84 and 96 Main Street were...

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12/17/16
Gloomy day in my favorite little place & second home, Sag Harbor. So sad to see this beautiful icon destroyed. 💔🎬 A photo posted by...

Sag Harbor Theater
12/16/16
...Dec 16, 2016 at 9:39am PST UPDATED: Dec. 16, 1:50 p.m.: Compass and Brown Harris Stevens...

12/06/16
Shlomi Reuveni, Town Residential’s managing director of new development, has left after two years at the firm. His departure comes less than two months after...

11/30/16
...it should be more far-reaching,” said East Hampton resident and Brown Harris Stevens broker Ed Geus. “You must keep pushing as hard as...

11/30/16
East Hampton still chewing over affordable rental law The East Hampton Town Board will hold a second public hearing Thursday to consider an updated bill that...

11/18/16
“Know any brokers in Canada?” After Donald Trump’s election victory, Leonard Steinberg’s phone kept ringing. Some callers were buyers gearing up to invest. Others had...

11/16/16
It’s been a quiet week when it comes to discounts on Manhattan’s most expensive properties. Just three pads in the over $10 million market were...
Brown Harris Stevens, Real Estate Salesperson
130 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Real Estate Salesperson
1926 Broadway, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Real Estate Salesperson
130 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Real Estate Salesperson
1926 Broadway, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Real Estate Salesperson
1926 Broadway, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Associate Broker
790 Madison Avenue, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Real Estate Salesperson
1926 Broadway, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Associate Broker
1926 Broadway, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Associate Broker
1926 Broadway, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Real Estate Salesperson
130 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Real Estate Salesperson
43 North Moore Street, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Real Estate Salesperson
130 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Real Estate Salesperson
130 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Real Estate Salesperson
1926 Broadway, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Real Estate Salesperson
1926 Broadway, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Associate Broker
130 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Associate Broker
130 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Real Estate Salesperson
1926 Broadway, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Real Estate Salesperson
130 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Real Estate Salesperson
130 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Real Estate Salesperson
130 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Associate Broker
130 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Real Estate Salesperson
1926 Broadway, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Associate Broker
130 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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Brown Harris Stevens, Real Estate Salesperson
130 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, (212) 906-9203
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  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 215 Park Avenue South
  • Neighborhood Gramercy
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 12,187
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The media company signed a 5-year lease on the 18th floor.
  • Event Sales
  • Address 70 Hester Street
  • Neighborhood Lower East Side
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 1,875
  • Price $ 5,900,000
  • Price per foot $ 3,146.67
  • Publication Date 07/01/2016
  • Event Date 05/15/2016
  • Party 1 CSC Landscape Holdings
  • Party 1 Brokerage Town Residential
  • Party 1 Broker Tom Brady
  • Party 2 Cerfco Participações
  • Party 2 Brokerage Brown Harris Stevens
  • Party 2 Broker Noeline Cuker
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The synagogue sold for $5.9 million from Christine Svenningsen.
  • Event Sales
  • Address 315 East 18th Street
  • Neighborhood Gramercy Park
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Price $ 4,150,000
  • Publication Date 04/01/2014
  • Event Date 02/20/2014
  • Party 1 Brokerage Buchbinder & Warren
  • Party 1 Broker William Abramson, Matthew Olden
  • Party 2 Brokerage Brown Harris Stevens
  • Party 2 Broker Jeffrey Shannon
notes
The property sold for $4.15 million.
  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 130 Fifth Avenue
  • Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 13,300
notes
The real estate brokerage signed a lease on the entire second floor.
  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 570 Lexington Avenue
  • Neighborhood Plaza District
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 4,205
notes
The security brokers and dealers signed a lease renewal on the 31st floor.
  • Event Sales
  • Address 313 West 77th Street
  • Neighborhood Upper West Side
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 5,898
  • Price $ 5,200,000
  • Price per foot $ 881.65
  • Publication Date 06/01/2013
  • Event Date 04/22/2013
  • Party 1 Brokerage Ariel Property Advisors, Brown Harris Stevens
  • Party 1 Broker Victor Sozio, Shimon Shkury, Michael Tortorici, Jesse Deutch, Wolf Jakubowski
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The property sold for $5.2 million. The site has approximately 1,046 square feet of air rights.
  • Event Sales
  • Address 232 East 59th Street
  • Neighborhood Midtown East
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 42,176
  • Price $ 34,000,000
  • Price per foot $ 806.15
  • Publication Date 03/01/2013
  • Event Date 01/20/2013
  • Party 1 Battaglia Realty LLC
  • Party 2 Fine Arts Building LLC
  • Party 2 Brokerage Brown Harris Stevens
  • Party 2 Broker Howard Morrel
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The property sold for $34 million.
  • Event Sales
  • Address 70 Hester Street
  • Neighborhood Chinatown
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Price $ 3,690,000
  • Publication Date 03/01/2013
  • Event Date 01/20/2013
  • Party 1 Pearl Goldman
  • Party 1 Brokerage Brown Harris Stevens
  • Party 1 Broker Miriam Sirota
  • Party 2 Private investor
  • Party 2 Brokerage Town Residential
  • Party 2 Broker Tom Brady
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The property sold for $3.69 million.
  • Event Sales
  • Address 412 Sterling Place
  • Neighborhood Prospect Heights
  • Borough Brooklyn
  • Price $ 1,720,000
  • Publication Date 02/01/2013
  • Event Date 12/18/2012
  • Party 1 Brokerage Ideal Properties Group
  • Party 1 Broker Jennifer Rhodes, Erik Serras
  • Party 2 Brokerage Brown Harris Stevens
  • Party 2 Broker Kelsey Hall, Nadine Adamson
  • Event Sales
  • Address 221-10 Jamaica Avenue
  • Neighborhood Queens Village
  • Borough Queens
  • Price $ 4,800,000
  • Publication Date 05/01/2012
  • Event Date 03/17/2012
  • Party 2 GWB Realty Associates of New Jersey LLC
  • Party 2 Brokerage Brown Harris Stevens
  • Party 2 Broker David Sargoy, Zubin Hassid
  • Event Sales
  • Address 145 Sixth Avenue
  • Neighborhood Soho
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 3,400
  • Publication Date 08/01/2009
  • Event Date 06/22/2009
  • Party 1 Brokerage Brown Harris Stevens
  • Party 1 Broker Erin Boisson-Aries
  • Party 2 Russell Roberts
  • Party 2 Brokerage New York Commercial Real Estate Services
  • Party 2 Broker Deborah Stewart
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The commercial artists' loft sold for an undisclosed price.
  • Event Sales
  • Address 78 East 2nd Street
  • Neighborhood East Village
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Price $ 3,300,000
  • Publication Date 02/01/2009
  • Event Date 12/23/2008
  • Party 1 Brokerage Massey Knakal Realty Services
  • Party 1 Broker James Nelson, Brendan Gotch, William Simons, Rich D'Andrea
  • Party 2 Brokerage Brown Harris Stevens
  • Party 2 Broker Felise Gross
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The multifamily property sold for $3.3 million. The building was delivered vacant.
  • Event Sales
  • Address 134 West 29th Street
  • Neighborhood Chelsea
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 5,000
  • Price $ 2,900,000
  • Price per foot $ 580.00
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The Third-floor office co-op sold for around $2.9 million. The buyer plans to move its offices from 60 East 42nd Street.
  • Event Retail Leasing
  • Address 50 East 78th Street
  • Neighborhood Upper East Side
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 2,400
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The founder of the New York Observer signed a 10-year lease to open an art gallery. The reported asking rent was $160 per square foot. The lease encompasses a 1,900-square-foot ground-level space and 500 square feet below grade.
  • Event Sales
  • Address 1049 Lexington Avenue
  • Neighborhood Upper East Side
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 3,485
  • Price $ 5,350,000
  • Price per foot $ 1,535.15
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The 3,485 sf property sold for $5.35 million, or $1,535 per square foot. The price represents a capitalization rate of 5 percent and a gross rent multiple of 15.4. The first and second floors are vacant retail units, and the Third and fourth floors each contain a one-bedroom apartment.
  • Event Sales
  • Building Name The Parkwood
  • Address 31 East 28th Street
  • Neighborhood NoMad
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 4,800
  • Price $ 2,800,000
  • Price per foot $ 583.33
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The commercial condominium at the 12-story luxury apartment building sold for $2.8 million, or $848 per square foot. The property, which was delivered vacant, includes 3,300 square feet of ground-floor space and 1,500 square feet below grade.
  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 350 East 54th Street
  • Neighborhood Midtown East
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 1,200
  • Publication Date 11/01/2007
  • Event Date 09/22/2007
  • Party 1 Brokerage Buchbinder & Warren
  • Party 1 Broker William Abramson
  • Party 2 Rebellion Research Partners
  • Party 2 Brokerage Brown Harris Stevens
  • Party 2 Broker Jovana Simic
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The hedge fund signed a lease for a duplex office space. $58,000 per year.
  • Event Office Leasing
  • Address 445 Park Avenue
  • Neighborhood Plaza District
  • Borough Manhattan
  • Square feet 20,000
  • Price per foot $ 75.00
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The brokerage inked a 15-year lease for the entire 11th floor. The firm is relocating its headquarters from an 11,000-square-foot space at 655 Madison Avenue.

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New York City has, for quite some time, been the world’s most dynamic and high-stakes real estate market. But 2015 pushed all the elements that...

Winning exclusive sales agreements for stratospherically priced apartments is a blood sport in New York. But while it may not get the same level of...

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“No player is bigger than the club,” the soccer adage goes, but what about in brokerage? Consider Ryan Serhant. The “Million Dollar Listing New York”...

In the high-stakes world of Manhattan real estate, agents tend to fall into two camps — those brokering sales in glitzy new condo buildings and...

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Like the constant flicker emitted from the Montauk Point Lighthouse, there are some things one can always depend on in the East End. Among these...

Memorial Day Weekend marked the official opening bell for the Hamptons season. And while most of those flooding into the East End were thinking about...

Tight inventory. Rising prices. Luxe new developments. And competition—fierce competition. Against that backdrop, Manhattan’s largest brokerages carved out a bigger piece of the pie for...

Listings go up and listings go down. But done deals don’t lie. This year, The Real Deal’s annual brokerage ranking includes a list of New...

More nimble than industry heavyweights, but packing more punch than many smaller firms, the mid-sized brokerages on this year’s ranking acted as change agents in...

They’ve brokered billions of dollars in deals, broken records, and launched companies. And they’ve all done it all in a cutthroat and unforgiving industry that’s...

Last year’s residential market got most of its buzz from developers racing to build luxury condos, but it was eye-popping co-op sales that shattered records...

The wave of new developments hitting the market is changing more than just the skyline. It’s also shifting the fortunes of the firms that specialize...

This year may not be over yet, but the real estate records are already piling up. The year kicked off with city office asking rents...

When the penthouse condo at One Brooklyn Bridge Park hit the market in May, its asking price of $32 million bested the record for the...

As multi-million dollar condos in new luxury buildings hit the Manhattan market, the brokers locking in those projects are quickly becoming the envy of the...

Even in a hot market, some properties just go cold. While prices of über high-end Manhattan apartments are skyrocketing and inventory is tight, not every...

Top-dollar Hamptons sales and listings are nothing new, but the past 12 months commanded especially impressive prices in Long Island’s bastion of billionaires. The priciest...

As spring turns to summer, and East End sales prices and activity increase like traffic on Route 27, the Hamptons’ top residential brokerages are making...

The strength of the Manhattan luxury market is continuing to buoy some of the city’s largest and most established firms, The Real Deal’s annual ranking...
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BHS
Median apartment prices in Brooklyn hit $573,000, a 10 percent increase over the first quarter of 2015, while the average price is up 5 percent...

BHS
Manhattan’s absorption rate is tightening. The average rate for condos and co-ops fell to 3.6 months in February from 3.9 months during the same period...

BHS
Manhattan’s absorption rate fell slightly to 4.1 months in November. Midtown and Midtown East saw the sharpest absorption declines year-over-year as more new development sales...

BHS
The median sales price for Manhattan apartments hit a record of $995,000 in the third quarter, a 9 percent increase year-over-year. View the full report...

Manhattan’s absorption rate was down to four months in August, but is up slightly year-over-year. Upper Manhattan continued to be the borough’s tightest market, with...

BHS
The average rent for Manhattan apartments was $1.8 million in the second quarter of the year, an 8 percent increase year-over-year, although prices fell slightly from...

Brown Harris Stevens
The absorption rate for Manhattan apartments fell slightly in June, but remains 11 percent higher year-over-year. It took an average of five months for a...

The absorption rate for a Manhattan apartment rose to 5.1 months in May, and the rate for condos remained higher than co-ops. View the full...

Sales for Manhattan apartments reached record levels in the Q4 of 2014. Prices hit an average of $1.72 million, an 8 percent increase from the previous...
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