Mr. Halstead was a co-founder of the residential division of The Real Estate Board of New York, Inc., which previously had governed only the commercial real estate industry. He served as co-chair of the Executive Committee of the Residential Division, Director of the Brokerage Division, and Director of the New York State Association of Realtors. Mr. Halstead has been one of the most visible and outspoken forces for innovation and change within the industry, and is an acknowledged expert on virtually all matters relating to single-family and multi-family home ownership.
Prior to founding Halstead Property, Clark was a co-founder of Sotheby's International Realty, heading the firm's Manhattan division and serving as Director and Senior Vice President. Halstead's work as a media spokesperson for the real estate industry began after a three year contract as a model and national spokesperson for the Hathaway Shirt Company, a position for which he was selected following a highly publicized national search. Accustomed to television and radio appearances, Halstead went on to become a regular commentator on luxury property, issues related to buying and selling real estate, and home ownership in general. He has appeared on "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous," "Good Day New York", and dozens of news broadcasts. For eleven years, he hosted the weekly radio show, Halstead's Real Estate Review on WQXR.
Mr. Halstead served as a Director of the New York Landmarks Conservancy, and served as a Governor on the Board of Governors of The Real Estate Board of New York, Inc. He earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Columbia University. He resides in Manhattan and Carmel, New York, and Sanibel Florida.
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