Halstead Property

Return to Halstead Property Homepage
Alan J. Kersner

Alan J. Kersner

Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President,
and Treasurer
Terra Holdings

Mr. Kersner serves as the Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, and Treasurer of Terra Holdings, a holding company that owns and operates several real estate services firms, including Halstead Property, a residential brokerage and management company comprised of more than 1,200 brokers throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Riverdale, Hamptons, Hudson Valley, New Jersey and Fairfield County, Connecticut; Brown Harris Stevens, one of the oldest and largest residential and commercial real estate service providers in New York City with a staff of over 400 people operating in three states; and Vanderbilt Holdings, a financial services firm with disciplines in insurance and residential mortgage brokerage.

He brings more than 30 years of experience in real estate management to the firm. He is responsible for the entire accounting operation, including the firm's managed building portfolio of over 400 buildings as well as the corporate accounting departments. Previously, Mr. Kersner was employed at Douglas Elliman Gibbons & Ives where he began his career in real estate management as a budget analyst in 1977. When he left the firm in 1989 to become Treasurer of Brown Harris Stevens, he was responsible for the entire accounting operation for a portfolio of over 280 properties. Mr. Kersner holds a B.S. in accounting from Brooklyn College and an M.B.A. in Business Administration from Baruch College. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker and is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York.

Alan's Recent Press Mentions

Real Estate WeeklyRamirez Is New CEO At Halstead

The co-chairmen of Halstead Property’s parent company, Terra Holdings — David A. Burris, Kent M. Swig, Arthur W. Zeckendorf and William Lie Zeckendorf — announced the promotions of Diane M. Ramirez to chief executive officer and James M. Gricar to president of the firm. Richard Grossman has...
Real Estate Weekly - Friday, July 05, 2013

Wall Street JournalSales Executive Switches To Elliman

By JOSH BARBANEL Even as the Manhattan real-estate market remains in recovery mode, residential brokers are rushing to position themselves for a rebound. On Wednesday, Prudential Douglas Elliman, the largest real-estate brokerage in Manhattan, said that it had lured a top marketing executive at Related Cos....
Wall Street Journal - Thursday, June 30, 2011

New York ObserverExecutive Moves

Kliegerman's New Hat Terra Holdings, the parent company of Brown Harris Stevens and Halstead Property , has named Stephen Kliegerman as president of the group's newly formed business, Terra Development Marketing. Mr. Kliegerman, who for the past six...
New York Observer - Thursday, June 16, 2011

CrainsTerra Creates Marketing Arm For Its Brokerages

Terra Holdings, which owns residential brokerages Brown Harris Stevens and Halstead Property, tapped a Halstead exec to run Terra Development Marketing. By Amanda Fung Terra Holdings announced Wednesday that it has created Terra Development Marketing. The new company will promote new residential properties in the city...
Crains - Wednesday, June 08, 2011

CrainsTerra Beefs Up Residential Management Arm

By Amanda Fung Terra Holdings, the corporate parent of Halstead Management Co., is the latest real estate company to beef up its residential property management business. The company announced Thursday that it will manage an additional 4,000 units in 20...
Crains - Thursday, February 10, 2011

Official Luxury Real Estate Firm of the New York Yankees

All New York Yankees trademarks and copyrights are owned by the New York Yankees and used with the permission of the New York Yankees. If you are using a screen reader and are having problems using this website, please call 1-833-312-0655 for assistance.