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Tony Murphy
Houlihan Lawrence
About Tony

Ranked One of America's Best Real Estate Agents for 2014 - 2020 By Real Trends and winner of the Best Realtor in Westchester award by Westchester Magazine. Tony Murphy is one of Houlihan Lawrence's top selling agents and has consistently been one of the best Real Estate agents in all of Westchester County. He is also one of only a handful of agents that have been awarded the Five Star Real Estate Agent award 7 years in a row and is the #1 Houlihan Lawrence Agent in Yonkers and the Bronx. Having the right real estate professional can really make all the difference, rest assured you will love the level of service he provides. Contact Tony for a free no obligation home valuation and tips on maximizing your home’s value.

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"Could not have asked for a better real estate broker."

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320
Condo Transactions
28
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  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Miriam Soto
REMAX TOP REALTY
About Miriam

There are aspects of real estate sales that seem pretty simple. There are many elements of a smooth transaction, however, that are complicated and daunting. I can help you with every aspect of buying or selling your home because I’m experienced, because I’m a professional, and because I care. Certifications BPOR: Broker Price Opinion Resource CBR: Certified Buyer Representative CDPE: Certified Distressed Property Expert CRS: Certified Residential Specialist ECO: EcoBroker SFR: Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource SRES: Seniors Real Estate Specialist Languages: English, Spanish Specialties: Buyer Brokerage, Condominiums, Foreclosure Property, Investments, New Construction, RE/MAX Other, Relocation, Short Sales

Condo Transactions
37
Single Family Home Transactions
45
TIC Transactions
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  • Top Negotiator 2020
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Ariel Pena
Remax Voyage
About Ariel

With 14 years plus of experience, Ariel Peña has become a "go to" agent and a consistent leader with a reputation for tenaciously protecting his clients' interests. Savvy negotiations and cutting-edge marketing strategies join uncompromising integrity as the hallmarks of Ariel's service and as evidenced by having sold over $150 million in career sales volume. Ariel is exceptionally well-respected in New York City (across all five boroughs and Westchester County), not only for his track record and high standards but for being an honest, hard-working professional who does absolutely everything in his power to ensure his clients' get top-dollar for their properties and buyers get the homes of their dreams. Thanks to his loyal clientele, personal referrals and repeat business form the foundation of Ariel's career. To ensure efficient, complete service for you, Ariel's associates and network have been carefully selected from the very finest in the business to help you in every aspect of your home sale or purchase. Please call Ariel anytime without obligation. He is ready to go to work for you today! Certifications: MRP: Military Relocation Professional CDPE: Certified Distressed Property Expert SFR: Short Sales And Foreclosure Resource Education: St. John's University – Bachelors of Science New York State Licensed Real Estate Agent

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"Ariel far exceeded my expectations in the sale of my late Dad’s home in the Bronx. He got several of..."

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95
Townhome Transactions
2
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Eric Stein
RE/MAX Distinguished Homes & Properties
About Eric

Licensed Real Estate Broker and Owner of RE/MAX Distinguished Homes & Properties, Eric Stein understands exactly what must be done to complete transactions and eliminate the stress that often develops during the process. Eric brings teams of professionals together to achieve client goals and develop creative solutions to meet challenges that arise with many real estate transactions. This approach has allowed him to build a successful real estate business in the competitive Westchester County market. For over 15 years, Eric and his Team have effectively worked with real estate buyers, sellers and investors across Westchester, the Bronx and the entire New York metropolitan region. They guide every client through a step-by-step process to ensure they know exactly what is happening and what to expect. By removing surprises and concerns, clients feel at ease as they move forward. Eric has been part of the RE/MAX global network for the past 10 years. This relationship allows him to work with clients from around the world. This year, Eric has been awarded the RE/MAX Chairman’s Club Award and the RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement Award. This honor is awarded to 1% of real estate professionals in the entire RE/MAX network. He is also among the top 1% of Realtors in Westchester County. Eric’s other professional achievements and designations include: • Platinum Award Winner from HGAR-HGMLS (Westchester Board of Realtors) • Hall of Fame Designation for RE/MAX International – a prestigious status given to an exclusive group of top producers • Platinum Designation for RE/MAX International – an award given to the very highest of producing agents • Transactions of over $175 Million in Sales • Featured speaker at RE/MAX International Convention as an expert on negotiations in the real estate market • Broker/Agent Magazine “Rising Star” Award Professional Affiliations include the Hudson Gateway Association, National Association of Realtors, New York State Association of Realtors and the Council of Residential Specialists.

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"Amazing, always very helpful, prompt, professional and always there for you 24/7. The nicest pers..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
240
Condo Transactions
45
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  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Kieran Dwyer
ERA Double C Realty
About Kieran

I have been a Real Estate Salesperson for the past 10 years specializing in Residential, investment, rental and commercial real estate. I love to work closely w/first-time buyers to find their dream home, along w/ investors and sellers helping to reach the ultimate goal. I have been awarded nationally for the past 5 years and have held the highest honor for Platinum and diamond awards. Ranked Top 1% of All Westchester/Putnam Agents.

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"ONE WORD.... EXCELLENT"

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Single Family Home Transactions
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Condo Transactions
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1
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  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
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Yara Annechiarico
At Home With Yara Realty
About Yara

I fell in love with real estate 19 years ago, the idea of building long term wealth in many different ways was fascinating to me so I decided to go all in. I was determined to make it work with the motto of “No is not in my vocabulary”. With that in mind, I knew I had to invest in myself and my knowledge. I needed to learn every single aspect of real estate and over the years I took courses and earned my designations. •Accredited Buyers Representative (ARB) •Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) •Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB) •Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) •Certification Program Teaches (E-Pro) •Energy efficiency and sustainability (Green) •The Military Relocation Professional (MRP) •The Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES) •Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR) I took it a step further and completed all the required courses to become a General Appraiser. I started property management and I am currently managing a few properties. As a courtesy to my clients I became a notary. I am known for my sales achievements and ranked among the top agents with over 700 sales in the past 19 years. With Real Estate being so unique, how could you not love it?! I’d like to consider my-self the biggest real estate geek, very creative and out of the box thinking to overcome the bumps along the way. My team and I are committed to offering exceptional marketing techniques that deliver the best outcome saving you time & money. While being mindful of your own real estate need, I am very hands on and very commitment to you , You can count on expertise, knowledge, loyalty, direct approach, the go to realtor while maintaining your privacy. Excellence and high quality service to each and every client.

Condo Transactions
21
Townhome Transactions
1
Single Family Home Transactions
83
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  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Iris Kalt
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
About Iris

With over 25 years of experience in residential and commercial real estate sales, I have consistently outperformed Realtors across Westchester and the United States. Spotlighted in a New York Times feature story on Westchester’s top real estate agents, I was labeled “The Deal Maker” because of my creativity and keen negotiating skills in completing transactions. My track record of sales and impressive “list to sell” ratio demonstrates that I deliver the highest possible selling prices to my sellers regardless of market conditions. My real estate affiliations include the Westchester County Board of Realtors, the New York State Association of Realtors, and the coveted Mastermind Group of the top 100 Realtors in the nation. Additionally I am a designated Certified Buyers Representative and an Associate Broker with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Westchester Properties.

Single Family Home Transactions
300
Condo Transactions
43
TIC Transactions
0
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  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
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Chintan Trivedi
RE/Max In The City
About Chintan

Chintan Trivedi is a real estate agent with Re/max Distinguished - Bronxville in Bronxville, New York. Chintan's coverage area includes New York, Yonkers, New Rochelle, Peekskill, Larchmont and Briarcliff Manor. HomeLight ranks Chintan as one of the top 1% of agents in New York for successfully selling homes and as one of the top agents for selling homes for top dollar. Our database shows that Chintan has completed 145 transactions since 2009, representing the buyer in 72% of those transactions and the seller in 28% of them. Chintan has been most prolific in New York including representing the seller of a single family home that sold for $1,500,000 in one transaction and a buyer of a single family home that sold for $525,000 in another.

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"Chintan is a very good agent."

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Condo Transactions
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40
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  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
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Timothy Ho
Keller Williams Realty Landmark
About Timothy

Tim was born and raised in North Queens, a lifelong Whitestone resident. He graduated with an accounting degree from Binghamton University, a top 100-business school in the nation. Shortly after graduating and working at Deloitte and Touche, Tim realized that accounting was not his passion and entered the Real Estate market in 2008. In 2012 Tim was recognized by Realtor Magazine as a nationwide top 30 under 30 Realtor. Tim is knowledgeable, energetic, hard working, and understands a home is the most important asset of people's lives. He will stop at nothing to get your home successfully sold.

Single Family Home Transactions
210
Condo Transactions
13
TIC Transactions
0
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  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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About Dylan

A 18-year veteran of the industry, Dylan Hoffman is a well-regarded figure in New York City real estate, known for his ability to simplify complicated transactions, to stay abreast of the ever-evolving marketplace and to connect with his clients in meaningful way. His proven track record is borne out by his long-time place among the No. 1 team in New York City. As a New York real estate investor himself, Dylan is ever-mindful of the fact he's dealing with his clients' most prized assets which drives his laser-focus on maximizing value, whether his clients are buying, selling or leasing. With an extensive local network and a dedication to providing top-notch customer service, Dylan provides expert guidance in securing financing, contractors or whatever else his clients may require. From initial phone call to the closing table, Dylan is a trusted advisor, skilled negotiator and expert realtor ready to help clients reach their real estate goals. A California native, Dylan studied theater at California State University, putting himself through college and an acting conservatory with a multitude of roles in commercials, television and with national touring companies. Today, Dylan is a father of two residing in the Upper West Side. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family in Central Park and riding his CitiBike throughout the City.

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"Great guy. Easy to work with. Super knowledgeable. Always felt like I was his only client (and I def..."

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Find your perfect real estate agent in New York

Why you need a top real estate agent in New York, NY

Out of the 3,258 agents in NY, the top 3% move 1.8x chic flats than average New York real estate agents. The best seller’s agents in NY make clients 7.8% more and get your brownstone off the market 1.6x faster than the average agent. That $61,494 could pay for staycations at The Plaza. Top buyer’s agents save buyers 9.9%, which equals $77,599 on average.

Top Seller's Agents

New York top seller’s agents can sell a Tribeca warehouse loft for 103.9% of the list price, while an average agent negotiates 96.1% of the list price for the same spot. Sellers who work with top NY real estate agents make an average of $61,494 more on a sale.

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Top Buyer's Agents

Top buyer’s real estate agents in New York can get their clients into a sleek flat with empire state views for 82.6% of the list price on average. Average New York real estate agents, in comparison, get clients the same flat for 92.4% of the list price. That’s a $77,599 difference that could be spent on designer couture hot off the runway from NY fashion week.

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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in New York, NY

Top Agents
5 stars
Avg. Agents
4.4 stars

Top real estate agents in New York score an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical New York agent who scores only 4.4 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in New York and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

Recent reviews for New York real estate agents and REALTORS

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Charles Adair
Coldwell Banker
Apr 16, 2021

“Gail was extremely helpful throughout the whole process of selling my property. She took a personal interest in planning the process, setting up an open house event, and making sure the house was presented in the most positive way. She provided outstanding guidance through the various steps of the...“

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Anna Hartlaub
Zamudio Realty Group
Oct 09, 2020

“Esther was amazing. She went through the house and gave me recommendations on getting my house team to put on market. She also kept in touch about progress of the repairs and helped with the contractors requiring access to the house. She properly accessed the market and I had a offer/contract withi...“

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Mackenzie Kight
Yankee Realty, Inc. and Vice President of Sales
Jul 13, 2020

“Wayne is incredible! My husband and I flew into Albany with only a weekend to find a house and I reached out to Wayne less than 24 hours prior to our arrival. He was extremely flexible, made himself available for our tight timeline, and went above and beyond to understand our needs. Wayne found us t...“

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Katia Basquiat
Vision Alliance Realty Inc.
Aug 10, 2020

“I was Introduced by Darnell from one of my close Friend when I told him that I was looking to purchase a home.Just out of a Divorce it was really a tough time to make such decision.Darnell made the process so light and easy by always reassuring me that everything will fall into place.Darnell is a pl...“

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Allen Landes
Yankee Realty, Inc. and Vice President of Sales
Jul 03, 2020

“My wife and myself were first time home buyers and found Wayne through Homelight. We could not have found a better Real Estate agent. He was great at explaining the entire process of home buying,was constantly available to answer questions and ease our angst. When we found the townhouse we wanted,Wa...“

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