Brown Harris Stevens | Established 1837


About Brown Harris Stevens

Company History

Brown Harris Stevens Residential Sales, LLC is the quintessential luxury residential real estate firm, with a history of leadership and a culture of professionalism and discretion dating back to 1873. At every level of Brown Harris Stevens, you will find highly experienced, knowledgeable experts, single-mindedly devoted to your interests and your satisfaction.

With offices in New York City, The Hamptons, Palm Beach, and Miami our brokers are exceptional - leading the field with the quality of their work ethic, their outstanding success rate and the sheer quantity of their transactions.

Grounded in this culture, Brown Harris Stevens brokers:

Brown Harris Stevens store front offices are strategically located on major thoroughfares, in affluent areas. In New York City, we have eight offices including: on Park Avenue, across from Lincoln Center, in prime shopping districts on Madison Avenue, and on one of Tribeca's most sought after streets. Our Park Slope and Brooklyn Heights offices are prominently situated on heavily-trafficked blocks.

Additionally, in The Hamptons we have six offices each located on Main Street in the towns of Amagansett, East Hampton, Bridgehampton, Sag Harbor, Southampton and Westhampton Beach. On the North Fork we have a prime storefront in Greenport.

We have three significant storefronts in Palm Beach on Worth Avenue, Royal Poinciana Way and Sunset Avenue.

In Miami Beach, our offices are ideally located on 5th Street and in the Continuum on Ocean Drive at South Pointe Drive.

Our sister firm Brown Harris Stevens Residential Management, LLC. has been setting the standard in residential management since cooperative apartments were first introduced to New York City. We provide full-service residential management, with highly qualified personnel at every level ready to deliver unrivalled service, with honesty, discretion and integrity. Our management portfolio of more than 150 cooperatives and condominiums, with over 9,000 units, includes many of Manhattan’s most distinguished buildings.

In 1995, Terra Holdings, LLC, one of America's largest privately-held real estate services companies purchased Brown Harris Stevens. Terra Holdings is the market leader in luxury residential real estate sales, rentals and property management as well as a leader in new development marketing, commercial property services, appraisals, consulting and insurance.


Hall F. Willkie Hall F. Willkie President


Bess Freedman Bess Freedman Executive Vice President, Managing Director of Sales and Business Development

New York City Sales Directors and Executives

Richard Ferrari Richard Ferrari Executive Vice-President, Managing Director of Sales, East Side
Caroline E.Y. Guthrie Caroline E.Y. Guthrie Executive Vice President, Managing Director of Sales, Madison Avenue Office
Kevin Kovesci Kevin Kovesci Executive Vice President, Managing Director of Sales, West Side
Stephen Klym Stephen Klym Executive Vice President, Managing Director of Sales, Downtown
Neil Laurine Neil Laurine Executive Vice President, Managing Director of Sales
Camille Logan Camille Logan Executive Vice President, Managing Director of Sales, Park Slope
Peter R. Marra Peter R. Marra Executive Vice President, Managing Director of Sales, Upper East Side
Ruth McCoy Ruth McCoy Executive Vice President, Managing Director of Sales, East Side
Sarah Orlinsky-Maitland Sarah Orlinsky-Maitland Executive Vice-President, Managing Director of Sales, Upper East Side
Chris Thomas Chris Thomas Executive Vice President, Managing Director of Sales, Brooklyn Heights
Michael Bloom Michael Bloom Executive Vice President, Senior Managing Executive Director

Hamptons Sales Directors and Executives

Aspasia G. Comnas Aspasia G. Comnas Executive Managing Director, Hamptons
Robert Nelson Robert Nelson Senior Managing Director, Hamptons

Palm Beach Sales Directors and Executives

Ava Van De Water Ava Van de Water Executive Vice President, Palm Beach
Ann Tierney Ann Tierney Senior Consultant, Palm Beach

Miami Sales Directors and Executives

Mark Zilbert Mark Zilbert Managing Broker, Miami Beach
Vivian Dimond Vivian Dimond Managing Broker, Greater Miami
Christopher Blackman Christopher Blackman Managing Broker, Key Biscayne
Nancy Hogan Nancy Hogan General Manager
Ingrid Sanchez Ingrid Sanchez Manager of Operations

Division Heads, Directors and Managers

James G. Cahill James G. Cahill Executive Vice President, Chief Information and Technology Officer
Judy Caplan Judy Caplan Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Vincent DAgostino Vincent D'Agostino Executive Vice President, Director of Web Engineering
Al Delaney Al Delaney Creative Director
Jonathan de Guzman Jonathan de Guzman Director of Information Services
Amy Gotzler Amy Gotzler Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications and Brand Strategy
Mitch Haviv Mitch Haviv Vice President of Information Technology
Paul J. Herman Paul J. Herman President, Brown Harris Stevens Residential Management LLC
Gregory J. Heym Gregory J. Heym Executive Vice President, Research & Communications
Al Hughes Al Hughes Controller
Babette Krolik Babette Krolik General Counsel
Matthew J. Leone Matthew J. Leone Chief Marketing Officer
Gerald M. Makowski Gerald M. Makowski Executive Vice President of Marketing
Silvana Malpelli Silvana Malpelli, CRP, GMS-T Executive Vice President, Relocation and Broker Specialist Services
Robert M. Marane Robert M. Marane Vice President, Director of Operations
Jovana Simic Jovana Simic Executive Director of Brown Harris Stevens Healthcare Real Estate, LLC