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With 150 years of history on our side, Brown Harris Stevens is uniquely positioned to meet the increasing demands of the modern real estate industry. Our Mastery of the Craft campaign puts the value of our agents front and center while showcasing the unmatched experience, creative edge, and powerful reach of the new Brown Harris Stevens.

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BHS agents are exceptional.

Our agents are the most experienced, successful agents in the industry.

They have the highest average sales price per agent in the U.S., according to RealTrends. In 2021, each of our NYC agents sold, on average, $8,126,366 of real estate. Our agents have also been in residential real estate for 20+ years on average—the most seasoned agents in the industry.

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At Brown Harris Stevens, we work for you, the agent. You are our client, and we want you to be successful. Through our collaborative culture, service-focused approach, unmatched managerial support, and wealth of marketing/technology resources, we make sure you have what you need to succeed.

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The brand is first-class, luxury yet approachable, and at every turn we walk our talk. BHS attracts agents who have real estate wisdom, operate with integrity, and have the right energy toward getting deals done. - Scott Harris, Manhattan

I love that I have tangible, in-person help whenever I need it. I am a salesperson through and through and Brown Harris Stevens celebrates that fact and gives me the tools to facilitate the sale. - Sabra Kirkpatrick, West Palm Beach

The company is synergetic with who I am as a person: an old soul with modern flare. Although we are growing, there is still a feeling of a close-knit community. I am grateful to work with truly amazing colleagues. - Shannan North, East Hampton

The people: everyone from the support staff to the CEO. Plus, the directors, the PR team, the product, the visuals - there are so many resources to choose from, and whatever your vision is, all try their best to get it accomplished. - Sharon Shahinian, Hoboken

Our Leadership

Bess Freedman, CEO

What is your approach to client service that you try and instill in BHS Agents?

"Real estate is not a one-size-fits-all process. Every person, every home, and every journey is unique. Regardless of price or location, we treat everyone with the utmost professionalism anchored in proprietary insights, vast market knowledge, and access to the best technology and marketing platforms in the industry. Our agents are true resources for our clients before, during, and well beyond the transaction."

Meet our Executive Team      Meet our Ownership      Meet Bess Freedman

Our Dominance

New York City

As the luxury leader, BHS currently holds the record for highest price ever achieved for a NYC resale condominium, resale cooperative, and townhouse sale.

The Hamptons

We have achieved record sales throughout the East End for over 25 years.

Palm Beach

We hold the record for the highest-priced oceanfront sales.


We hold the record for the highest price ever paid for a condominium.


We are the leader in Lower Fairfield County in sales of waterfront homes and hold records for highest prices in New Canaan, Greenwich, Darien, Stamford, and Rowayton.

New Jersey

We sell more homes over $1M than any other firm in our markets.

Hudson Valley

For over two decades, the office has been a consistent sales leader in the Hudson Valley region

Internal Culture

Our Divisions and Support


Brown Harris Stevens Development Marketing
BHSDM specializes in the marketing, sales, and leasing of new residential developments.

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Brown Harris Stevens Residential Management
BHS Residential Management has been setting the standard in residential management since co-ops were first introduced to New York City with a portfolio of more than 180 properties and over 13,000 units.

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BHS Referral and Relocation Services
The BHS Referral & Relocation Services division has successfully assisted with real estate introductions for 20+ years through our trusted affiliates LeadingRE and Luxury Portfolio.

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BHS Research
Led by chief economist Gregory Heym, BHS Research oversees the production of all Brown Harris Stevens market reports. In addition, research staff can provide building mailing lists, and answer questions on items ranging from property taxes to building permits.


BHS Communications
The experienced Brown Harris Stevens Communications and Public Relations team promotes our agents, properties, and company initiatives through targeted media campaigns across print, digital, and broadcast platforms.


Our 30-member, award-winning in-house Marketing Team has been recognized by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, Inman News, RIS Media, the WEBBY Awards, and more for their creativity and accomplishments.


BHS Masters Program Taught by members of our talented Executive Team, this training program offers valuable insights for both beginner and experienced agents.


BHS X is an advanced training program offering educational seminars on a variety of topics that enhance our agents’ business.


Our suite of technology is growing every day. As the developers of REsource, the most widely used listing system in the industry, we understand that technology supports our agents but does not replace them.

Our Global Reach

Where heritage meets innovation since 1873

Brown Harris Stevens is an influential Affiliate Member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and its luxury marketing arm, Luxury Portfolio International. We are also exclusive members in our regions with London based Mayfair International further expanding our reach in Western Europe Markets. This premier network affiliation combined with our innovative exclusive co-marketing program, BHS Partnering Worldwide enables us to provide you with a uniquely targeted global reach, bringing your property to the attention of the highest number of qualified buyers worldwide.

Leading RE
Luxury Portfolio
Partnering Worldwide

The largest global referral network in the industry.

600 firms
15,000+ agents
70+ countries

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