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As Bellmarc collapsed, the agents fled. Here’s where they went
June 23, 2017 07:00AM
Miriam Hall and Derek Smith
In June 2013, approximately 550 agents worked for Bellmarc Realty across five offices. Today, only one licensed broker is associated with the firm: company...
Anthony DeGrotta out at Keller Williams NYC
September 23, 2016 03:15PM
Anthony DeGrotta is out at Keller Williams NYC after less than two years, sources told The Real Deal. DeGrotta joined Keller Williams as COO...
Neil Binder, Bellmarc face eviction from UES rental apartment
August 10, 2016 03:00PM
UPDATED: Aug. 10, 4:55 p.m.: It’s gone from bad to worse for Neil Binder. After being evicted from its last remaining Manhattan office in...
Facing eviction, Bellmarc issues IOUs in lieu of commission
June 28, 2016 07:00AM
Flat out of cash, Bellmarc Realty has resorted to issuing IOUs to agents demanding commission payments. The so-called promissory notes are being distributed in...
Bellmarc may be booted from its last Manhattan office
April 12, 2016 08:00AM
Neil Binder’s Bellmarc Realty is at risk of losing its last remaining Manhattan office. The residential brokerage, already rocked by mass agent defections, lawsuits...
Binder, Bellmarc and bankruptcy?
March 31, 2016 02:10PM
At the height of its strength in 2013, Bellmarc Realty employed more than 500 agents and boasted $90 million in listings. Today, founder Neil...
Cold currency: TD Bank unfreezes Bellmarc Realty’s accounts
April 21, 2015 04:50PM
Neil Binder can start cutting checks again. The president of Bellmarc Realty informed his brokers and employees in a company-wide email on Tuesday morning that...
Coldwell Banker’s back: Why Bellmarc thinks it can succeed where others failed
September 10, 2013 10:30AM
From the September issue: After 34 years of private ownership, Manhattan residential brokerage the Bellmarc Group this summer announced that it would become a franchise...
“What Happens in Vegas” director lists UWS cond-op for $2.4M
August 29, 2013 12:19PM
“What Happens in Vegas” director Tom Vaughan and his wife have put their Upper West Side cond-op on the market for $2.375 million.
Bellmarc rental arm to open 100-agent office in Midtown
July 19, 2013 09:00AM
Bellmarc Realty’s rental arm, AC Lawrence Real Estate, is opening an office next month near the Midtown East neighborhood, firm head Neil Binder told...
Bellmarc Group to become Coldwell Banker franchise
June 13, 2013 11:00AM
A major shift is in the works for one of Manhattan’s largest residential brokerages. The Bellmarc Group will become a franchise of Coldwell Banker,...
Bellmarc to open Morningside Heights office
May 14, 2013 04:30PM
From the May issue: The Bellmarc Group is replacing its longtime Upper West Side location at 81st Street and Columbus Avenue with two larger...
Good-bye, mortgage contingencies: tight inventory leads buyers to risk their down payments
April 17, 2013 04:00PM
From the April issue: So long, mortgage contingency. With lack of inventory creating conditions reminiscent of the real estate boom, many buyers are waiving...
Remote control: brokerages scrap storefronts in favor of virtual offices
February 06, 2013 02:30PM
Residential real estate brokerages often boast about the breadth and quantity of their offices, as well as the number of agents who work full-time...
Bellmarc expands space following acquisition
December 14, 2012 03:30PM
From the December issue (UPDATED): In need of more space after acquiring A.C. Lawrence, the Bellmarc Group will open a new office at 48 West...
Manhattan Apartments ceases operations, offers agents opportunity to join AC Lawrence
December 12, 2012 06:30PM
Manhattan Apartments — the rental brokerage that has been on a long, public slog through financial troubles and litigation in the years since the...
Bellmarc acquires A.C. Lawrence
November 09, 2012 09:30AM
Bellmarc Companies, the parent company of Bellmarc Realty, one of Manhattan’s largest residential brokerages, has absorbed residential and commercial real estate brokerage A.C. Lawrence...
Bellmarc president sells UES townhouse for $6.5M
October 05, 2012 09:30AM
Bellmarc Realty President Neil Binder has sold his 16-foot-wide glass townhouse on the Upper East Side for $6.5 million, according to public records filed...
Bellmarc opens one office, closes another
May 21, 2012 06:30PM
Bellmarc Realty plans to close its second-floor Madison Avenue location in favor of A New Storefront On Lexington Avenue scheduled to open at the...
Raveis-Bellmarc deal scuttled
May 10, 2011 01:38PM
From left: Neil Binder, president of Bellmarc, and Chris Raveis, managing partner of William Raveis The planned purchase of a large stake in Bellmarc...
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