About Brown Harris Stevens
Brown Harris Stevens 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 and Palm Beach, 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. Every client and customer relationship with a Brown Harris Stevens broker is forged in trust and founded in privacy.
Grounded in this culture, Brown Harris Stevens brokers:
- are governed by the principle that the welfare of our client outweighs any personal advantage that might be gained from the relationship.
- average more than 20 years in residential real estate, by far the highest in the industry, and have marketing and negotiating skills that produce the highest rate of success in arranging transactions for their clients.
- share a commitment to discretion that is absolute, and more essential than ever given the threats to privacy of today's information age.
- understand that the purchase or sale of a home often involves personal issues that require special sensitivity.
Brown Harris Stevens' street-level store front offices are strategically located on major thoroughfares, in affluent areas. In Manhattan, we have six offices including: on Park Avenue, across from Lincoln Center, in prime shopping districts on Madison Avenue, on lower Fifth Avenue's 'Gold Coast' and on one of Tribeca's most sought after streets. Our Park Slope and Brooklyn Heights offices are prominently situated on heavily-trafficked blocks.
We have two significant storefronts In Palm Beach, Florida on Worth Avenue and on Royal Poinciana Way.
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 of Long Island we have a prime storefront in Greenport.
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.