2008 recipient of the prestigious lifetime achievement award known as the Henry Forster Memorial Award given annually by the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY).
John Wollberg is known as one of the consummate residential real estate professionals in New York City. Since 1985, he has managed and/or brokered the sales and rental of over 6,500 apartments and today is the Executive Vice President, Managing Director for Halstead Real Estate. John also partners with Itzy Garay, Executive Director of Sales, in the management of the flagship Park Avenue office.
John has represented “almost every side of the table” - buyers, sellers, tenants and landlords as well as banks and developers. John has represented everyone from brokers themselves and top attorneys to celebrities in sports, network & news broadcasting, opera and disco divas, authors, composers, directors as well as Broadway performers. He has a truly encyclopedic knowledge of Manhattan’s residential buildings and thanks to a photographic memory, can draw the floor plan of almost any apartment he has ever seen.
An active member of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), he currently co-Chairs the Real Estate Board of New York Listings System (RLS), served as the elected co-Chair of the Residential Board of Directors and was a driving force behind the development and launch of REBNY’s public web portal. The site allows visitors to search member listings and obtain valuable New York City real estate information. In addition, he is a current member of the REBNY Admissions Committee as well as a co-Chair of the Residential Deal of the Year Gala and Member in Need Fund. John is a state-accredited teacher for New York and is often a guest speaker at seminars and on various panels.
John became involved in residential real estate after receiving formal training in architecture at Tulane University, marketing at the University of Maryland and Business Administration at George Washington University. After several years in the automotive testing and business information fields, he entered real estate and directed residential conversions and real estate brokerage for three of New York’s premier firms before founding ATCO Residential Group in 1997. Today, John and his wife have 3 grown children and spend time on both coasts.
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Halstead Director of Sales Eastside, John Wollberg, and a group of his talented agents take us through one of Manhattan's most prestigious and culturally diverse neighborhoods located on the luxurious Upper East Side.
John Wollberg, Halstead Director of Sales Eastside, joins some of his agents in touring this Upper Eastside neighborhood that presents some of the best opportunities for world class shopping, dining, and living, Lenox Hill.
John Wollberg, Halstead Director of Sales Upper Eastside, joins some of his agents to tell you of the tree-lined streets awash in elegance and culture located in the Upper Eastside Section of Manhattan.