Brown Harris Stevens Manhattan Agents Named to Top National Real Estate Agents List by The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends

- John Burger Ranked #1 Agent in the Country -

Sep 12, 2011, 11:03 ET from Brown Harris Stevens

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brown Harris Stevens is pleased to announce that eight agents and three teams based in their New York City offices were named as top agents in the country by The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends; Senior Vice President, Managing Director John Burger was ranked the top individual agent in the country.

These agents are now members of the "The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals," a prestigious national awards ranking sponsored annually by the two respected publications. They are in the top one half of 1 percent of the more than 1 million REALTORS® nationwide.

"We are honored that so many of our New York City agents were recognized not only as the top producing agents in Manhattan but as the most successful agents in the entire country," stated Hall F. Willkie, president of Brown Harris Stevens. "The continued success of our agents is a tribute to their professionalism, expertise, and incredible level of customer service.  As a firm, we are very efficient. Our focus has always been quality not quantity." 

The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals announced in four separate categories honors the top 250 residential agents and agent teams for excellence in: Individual Sales – Sales volume; Individual Sales – Transaction sides (in each real estate transaction, there are two sides that can be represented by a real estate agent: a buyer's and a seller's); Team – Sales Volume and Team – Transaction sides.        

Brown Harris Stevens' agents named to the lists include:

Individual Agents by Sales Volume:

  • 1 - John Burger
  • 6 - Lisa Lippman
  • 24 - Cathy Franklin
  • 40 - Marlene Marcus
  • 72 - Edward Johnston, III
  • 83 - Wolf Jakubowski
  • 123 - Erin Boisson Aries
  • 164 - Nancy Candib

Teams by Sales Volume:

  • 24 - Mary Rutherfurd and Leslie Coleman
  • 84 - Richard Ferrari, Drew Glick & Juliana Frei
  • 116 - Elaine Clayman Team

The four lists of The Thousand can be found at:

About Brown Harris Stevens

Brown Harris Stevens, established in 1873, is the premier provider of residential real estate services in New York.  The company has offices throughout New York City, The Hamptons, North Fork and Palm Beach.  Brown Harris Stevens offers more luxury residential exclusives than any other Manhattan firm, serves as the exclusive affiliate of Christie's International Real Estate, Inc., a subsidiary of Christie's International PLC, the world's oldest fine arts auctioneer.

About The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals

The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals awards program was developed jointly by The Wall Street Journal's Business Development Group and REAL Trends, a leading source of analysis and information for the residential real estate brokerage industry.  The Real Estate Top 1,000 honors America's elite real estate agents and their companies and is compiled and analyzed by REAL Trends.  

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