Brown Harris Stevens, established in 1873 and owned by Terra Holdings, is the premier provider of residential real estate services in Manhattan, with offices in New York City, The Hamptons and Palm Beach. Brown Harris Stevens offers more luxury residential exclusives in New York City than any other firm, and manages over 200 luxury cooperative and condominium apartment buildings, including many of Manhattan’s most prestigious properties.
The company has seven operating divisions, including Residential Sales, Residential Management, Residential Rentals and Corporate Relocation, Appraisal and Consulting, Commercial Leasing and Management, Insurance Services, and Construction Management. Its Residential Sales Division negotiates and concludes sale transactions totaling over $4.5 billion annually.
Brown Harris Stevens also serves as the exclusive affiliate in New York City, The Hamptons and Palm Beach of Christie’s Great Estates, Inc., a subsidiary of Christie’s International PLC, the world’s oldest fine arts auctioneer.
The corporate headquarters is based at the Terra Holdings Building at 770 Lexington Avenue at 60th Street. The New York City offices of the residential sales division, with more than 300 sales brokers, are located in seven offices throughout Manhattan and two offices in Brooklyn. The company has nine offices throughout the Hamptons. The Palm Beach offices are at 353 Worth Avenue and 340 Royal Poinciana Way. Finally, the Commercial Services Division has three offices: 770 Lexington Avenue in Manhattan, and two on Long Island – in Garden City in Nassau County and Hauppauge in Suffolk County.