Sandra Wilson has enjoyed diverse and fulfilling success as a real estate sales and management professional since her entry into the field in 2002. Her career evolved from working in sales at a boutique Westchester County agency to becoming a top-producing Senior Vice President in the West Side office of a leading New York City real estate firm, to managing that brokerage's Upper Manhattan office which grew dramatically under her leadership. It's no wonder that Halstead took notice of her stellar reputation and expertise, and asked her to manage up their Harlem office.
Sandra's tireless work ethic and inspirational leadership serve to greatly benefit both her Agents and her clients. She is fortunate to have the opportunity to guide Agents in growing their business, streamlining deals and ensuring customer satisfaction as their Director, while simultaneously serving her own loyal real estate clients in the purchase and sale of their Manhattan homes.
Clients and peers alike trust Sandra's knowledge and expertise implicitly, which spans all areas of real estate, from co-ops and condos to townhouses and development projects. She transferred her blue-chip service skills and management experience from the corporate world at American Express, where she spent 25 years and won just about every award. Sandra managed travel and card sales offices for Amex in Manhattan, and sold the travel franchise programs nationwide - breaking records and marketing upscale, one-of-a-kind travel programs to discerning Platinum and Centurion Card members.
Sandra loves real estate as much as she does the people in it. She believes in going above and beyond the call of duty to deliver the attention her Agents and clients deserve. Sandra's personal experience buying and renovating several homes fuels her overall knowledge of the business, and gives her an even deeper understanding of the process and what's involved emotionally and financially.
A native New Yorker, Sandra attended Drew University in Madison, NJ and Fordham University in New York City. Eager to see the world, she worked for airlines before joining American Express. Sandra and her husband Ron, previously with Newsweek Magazine and NBC News, lived on Manhattan's Upper West Side for many years before relocating to Westchester County where they currently reside.
"My husband and I have known Sandy Wilson for many years, dating back to when she sold us our townhouse in Harlem. Moving from out of state, we were unfamiliar with the complexities of the city. In what could have been a disastrous move, she expertly guided us to make an informed, discerning selection. Due to Sandy's demonstrated professionalism and proficiency, we have since been involved in several real estate transactions with her throughout the city, even following her to Halstead when she moved there. For you see, it isn't the company as much as it is the person that makes a difference. Sandy is the best as what she does, and there is no one else that we trust more to handle our real estate needs. Working with Sandy is always a pleasure!" - James & Lynnae
"I have known Sandy for 25 years and have worked with her in a professional capacity while we were both in marketing at American Express in New York City, as well as in several real estate transactions in the city.
At American Express Sandy was noted for her professionalism,, attention to detail, and focus on superior customer service for the demanding Platinum Card Members she and her team provided products and services for. She won numerous awards for her sales and customer service excellence.
When she transitioned to an entirely new career in real estate and steadily built her reputation in one of the most intense markets on the planet, I enlisted her services in selling a co-operative apartment at 2 West 67th Street in Central Park West. She advised me about steps to take prior to listing the apartment, and appropriate pricing and marketing. She even secured a spot for the listing in The New York Times! When I decided to purchase a larger co-op on Riverside Drive at 104th Street, Sandy was with me every step of the way, ensuring a solid board package and preparing me for a tough board interview. Because of Sandy's professionalism and attention to the smallest details, it was smooth sailing, and I am forever grateful." - Elizabeth T.
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