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Ari Harkov

Ari Harkov

Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker
Village Office

aharkov@halstead.com
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Tel: (212) 381-4246

Languages Spoken:      ITALIAN, ENGLISH

The Harkov-Lewis Team, Halstead Property

2016 | Expert Contributor & Columnist for the New York Daily News
2015 | Wall Street Journal Top 250 Teams in the USA
2015 | Most Closed Sales Deals for all of New York, Halstead Property
2015, 2014 | Team of the Year for the Village Office, Halstead Property
2014 | Wall Street Journal “America’s Best Real Estate Agents”
2011 | Crain’s New York Business Top Five Residential Brokers under 30
2008 | Real Estate Board of New York’s Rookie of the Year
2015, 2014, 2013 | Member of Producer’s Council (Top 5% of Halstead Property), Sapphire Club

Ari has developed a strong and envious reputation in the real estate industry. As a result of his hard work and dedication at Halstead Property, Ari became one of the fastest rising agents ever seen at the company. After his first year in the business in 2008, the Real Estate Board of New York presented him with one of the most prestigious awards in the industry: the coveted Rookie of the Year Award. In addition, Crain’s New York Business named Ari as one of the top five residential brokers to watch under the age of 30 in New York City in 2011. He is now an expert contributor for the Daily News with his own regular column on market trends and insights. A regular member of the well-respected Producer’s Council (top 5% of the firm), Sapphire Club, and Gold and Silver Circles at Halstead Property, Ari offers his clients a rare degree of negotiation skills, market knowledge, customer service, and sophisticated pricing and valuation expertise.

In addition to his column in the Daily News, Ari is regularly quoted in the press and is frequently called on to lecture on industry matters including panels for Chase, CitiBank, Ivy League clubs, and REBNY. Recent press contributor and listing features include: Wall Street Journal, New York Times, New York Post, Daily News, The Real Deal, CityBiz, Curbed, Brick Underground, DNAInfo, Realtor and Brownstoner. He frequently teaches at Halstead and the Real Estate Board of New York as well.

Ari holds an MBA with honors from Columbia University, a BA with honors from Vassar College, is a part-owner in a bar/restaurant in Brooklyn, and is a proud resident of Park Slope.

Client testimonials:

Ari is an amazing broker. He has closed two deals for me. One of which may never have closed without his expertise. I would prefer to actually never use an other broker in any real estate transaction that I am apart of. I know that this is a bold statement, but I feel that in any profession, there are very few people that are at the top of their field, and Ari certainly is at the top." - Cedric N., buyer and seller
With Ari representing us, we recently sold our Carroll Gardens (Brooklyn) apartment at significantly above asking price. Ari is everything you want a broker to be - smart, attentive, hard-working and knowledgeable. He is also authentic and is tremendously classy to deal with. (We actually met him when we purchased this same apartment several years earlier - Ari represented the seller and he was terrific to deal with in that context as well.) We very highly recommend Ari and his entire talented team.” C.G., seller
We had a terrific experience with Ari and his team who helped us with the sale of our Brooklyn apartment. Going into the process, we were skeptical of working with NY brokers in general given our past experience in working with brokers who helped us find rental properties. Our experience with Ari and his team could not have been any more different! Throughout the process, Ari was very professional, yet warm; he understood our needs and had a great balance between sharing his opinion without coming across as too pushy. With Ari's help, we got multiple offers on our Brooklyn apartment within days of our first open house and ultimately accepted an offer that was well above our asking price!" - Benoit U. and Katelyn L., sellers
I first met Ari in connection with the purchase of an apartment in New York City. He was very knowledgeable, accommodating and flexible and showed me the apartment several times for taking measurements etc. Subsequently, Ari sold a different property for me in NYC. He was able to negotiate a price above my expectations and he managed the marketing, negotiation and administrative aspects of the transaction in a smooth and efficient way. Working with Ari was a pleasure and a learning experience on the complexities of real estate transactions. I would never think of buying or selling a property without at least consulting with Ari. In summary, he is transparent, knowledgeable, efficient and a great person to work with. Thank you Ari." - P.B., buyer & seller
Ari is a consummate professional. After having met many brokers, we knew right away when we met Ari that this was the person that we wanted to guide us through our purchase and represent us at the negotiating table. He exudes confidence and for good reason: Ari is young, bright, and extremely knowledgeable. He armed us with the information we needed to make an educated decision, afforded us room to breathe, and was available to us at every point of the way. Best of all, he negotiated a 19% price reduction on our first-choice home. We feel exceedingly confident in recommending Ari to anyone." - EG. & S.G., buyers
Ari is not your typical real estate broker with whom you feel you have to second guess everything they say. He's smart, practical, and very knowledgeable on the New York market and Williamsburg in particular, where he not only works, but also resides. He is extremely responsive and no question is too crazy. Ari was a great guide to the long and complex journey to a successful closing, and helped us generate multiple bidders on our sale, as well as negotiate down our purchase price with ease." - J.S. & C.H., buyers and sellers
There's nothing more important than partnering with a first-in-class real estate professional and organization to sell an apartment in this challenging environment. From the moment I met Ari, I knew he was going to be the perfect person to help me market my apartment to success. Ari has a keen understanding of the Williamsburg market and brought thoughtful insight to pricing and marketing strategies that paid off resulting in not just one, but several offers in less than one month's time. I highly recommend Ari to bring added value to any real estate listing in the New York City area." - D.S., seller
I was relieved to have a colleague refer me to Ari after two deals fell through. Ari brought a strong point of view on the market due to his deep knowledge of the dynamics and advised us on how to aggressively pursue a property that met all of our requirements. When Ari set our expectations on what the market was demanding and what the deal would require, we were able to close with ease. Strong client skills are rare to find and Ari is very good at setting expectations and guiding you through the rough spots. We are so grateful we found someone as grounded, strategic and intelligent as Ari is." - S.M. & G.K., buyers
Ari and Warner have represented me twice in buying a home and once in selling it. I could not recommend them too highly. On the selling side, they did an outstanding work. They priced the apartment right, produced stellar marketing material, negotiated skillfully with buyers and dealt patiently with the demands of a difficult co-op board. On the buying side, they negotiated a very fast and profitable deal on both occasions. At all times, they were sensitive to the needs of my family, extremely competent, professional, fun and never pushy. They are by far and away the best agents I have ever dealt with and I couldn't imagine working with anyone else in New York City." - I.R., seller and buyer

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35 EAST 7TH STREET
35 East 7th Street,  East Village,  NYC $5,700,000
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Townhouse
Web #: 13272060
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Ari Harkov (212) 381-4246
Warner Lewis (212) 381-6590
1 WYTHE AVENUE
1 Wythe Avenue,  Brooklyn,  Brooklyn,  NY $4,500,000
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House
Web #: 12764963
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Outdoor Space
Garage

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Ari Harkov (212) 381-4246
Warner Lewis (212) 381-6590
3 WYTHE AVENUE
3 Wythe Avenue,  Williamsburg,  Brooklyn,  NY $4,100,000
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Townhouse
Web #: 11951966
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Ari Harkov (212) 381-4246
Warner Lewis (212) 381-6590
4 WYTHE AVENUE
4 Wythe Avenue,  Williamsburg,  Brooklyn,  NY $3,995,000
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Townhouse
4 beds  /  4.0 baths
Web #: 11425494
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Outdoor Space
Fireplace
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Ari Harkov (212) 381-4246
Warner Lewis (212) 381-6590
5 WYTHE AVENUE
5 Wythe Avenue,  Williamsburg,  Brooklyn,  NY $3,995,000
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Townhouse
Web #: 11951900
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Outdoor Space
Garage

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Ari Harkov (212) 381-4246
Warner Lewis (212) 381-6590
6 WYTHE AVENUE
6 Wythe Avenue,  Brooklyn,  Brooklyn,  NY $3,995,000
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House
Web #: 11951910
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Ari Harkov (212) 381-4246
Warner Lewis (212) 381-6590
240 EAST 10TH STREET 10C
240 East 10th Street 10C,  East Village,  NYC $2,850,000
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Condominium
3 beds  /  2.0 baths
Web #: 14029411
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Attended Lobby
Outdoor Space
Pet Friendly
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Ari Harkov (212) 381-4246
Warner Lewis (212) 381-6590
324 EAST 4TH STREET PH
324 East 4th Street PH,  East Village,  NYC $2,499,000
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Condominium
3 beds  /  2.5 baths
Web #: 14785062
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Ari Harkov (212) 381-4246
Warner Lewis (212) 381-6590
200 EAST 27TH STREET 8BC
200 East 27th Street 8BC,  Gramercy Park,  NYC $1,695,000
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Cooperative
3 beds  /  2.0 baths
Web #: 12633042
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Attended Lobby
Garage
Pet Friendly
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Ari Harkov (212) 381-4246
Brent Heine (212) 381-4289
201 EAST 28TH STREET 12LM
201 East 28th Street 12LM,  Gramercy Park,  NYC $1,550,000
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Cooperative
3 beds  /  2.0 baths
Web #: 14771127
New: 19 days ago

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Attended Lobby
Garage
Pet Friendly

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Ari Harkov (212) 381-4246
Brent Heine (212) 381-4289

Ari Harkov's Past Closings

The following are selected closed transactions in which Ari Harkov represented the buyer, the seller, or both:

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The New York Daily NewsProspect Heights Condo Market Is Booming

Brooklyn's real estate landscape is expanding at an unprecedented rate with over 22,000 residential units and numerous mixed use and commercial buildings coming to its neighborhoods over the next several years. Last week we had the pleasure of sitting...
The New York Daily News - Wednesday, May 18, 2016

The Real DealThese Were The Top Home Sales In Bk Queens In March

When it hit the market in late 2014, a Long Island City condominium unit was the borough’s priciest listing for a particular month. Now, that condo is March’s most expensive single-family home sale. The three-bedroom condo at Arris...
The Real Deal - Tuesday, April 05, 2016

The New York Daily News10 Inexpensive And Easy Ways To Spruce Up Your Home For Sale

I am asked by prospective sellers on an almost daily basis what they should do to optimize their home for sale. "Should we renovate the kitchen and bathroom or will buyers want to put their personal stamp on...
The New York Daily News - Tuesday, March 22, 2016

citybizlistHarkov Lewis Team Achieves Top Honors At Halstead's 2016 Annual Meeting

Ari Harkov and Warner Lewis named no. 1 for Most Sales Deals Closed of New York and Team of the Year – Village Office The Harkov Lewis Team, one of the top-producing teams at Halstead Property and in...
citybizlist - Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The New York Daily NewsReal Estate Expert's Five Tips For First-Time Homebuyers

Ready to take the plunge and buy your first home? Purchasing your first property can often seem like a daunting task. Having a better understanding of the process and making sure you have a qualified professional agent...
The New York Daily News - Wednesday, February 03, 2016

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Top Agents For New York / New Jersey- 2015

Learn who the Top Agents of 2015 were in New York City and New Jersey in this short piece that played at the 2016 Annual Meeting in Cipriani's 42nd Street on March 3, 2016

164 South 1st Street PHA PHB

Brooklyn,  Brooklyn, NY - Web #:14695051, Web #:14695051 Ari Harkov, Lic. Assoc. R.E. Broker Tel: (212) 381-4246 aharkov@halstead.com Warner Lewis, Lic. Assoc. R.E. Broker Tel: (212) 381-6590 wlewis@halstead.com Ashley Clark, Lic. R.E. Salesperson Tel: (212) 381-2533 - Cell: (203) 536-2769 aclark@halstead.com The Harkov Lewis Team, Lic. R.E. Salesperson Tel: (212) 381-4246 harkovlewis@halstead.com

Sneak Peek Inside 857 Carroll Street - Park Slope Brooklyn NY

This property is now closed or no longer available. Take a sneak peek at this property and if you are interested in something comparable, please reach out to: Ari Harkov, Lic. Assoc. R.E. Broker Tel: (212) 381-4246 aharkov@halstead.com Warner Lewis, Lic. Assoc. R.E. Broker Tel: (212) 381-6590 wlewis@halstead.com Porter Hovey, Lic. R.E. Salesperson Tel: (212) 521-5783 - Cell: (917) 573-1973 phovey@halstead.com The Harkov Lewis Team, Lic. R.E. Salesperson Tel:...

Sneak Peek Inside West Village Mint 2BR

This property is now closed or no longer available. Take a sneak peek at this property and if you are interested in something comparable, please reach out to:

240 East 10th Street 10C

East Village,  NYC - Web #:14029411 Ari Harkov, Lic. Assoc. R.E. Broker Tel: (212) 381-4246 - aharkov@halstead.com Warner Lewis, Lic. Assoc. R.E. Broker Tel: (212) 381-6590 - wlewis@halstead.com Ann Yanovsky, Lic. R.E. Salesperson Tel: (212) 381-6572 - Cell: (917) 748-4348 ayanovsky@halstead.com The Harkov Lewis Team - Tel: (212) 381-4246 harkovlewis@halstead.com

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Halstead's Top Agents from 1st Quarter 2016
Halstead's Top Agents From 1st Quarter 2016

HALSTEAD’S TOP 1% AGENTS & TEAMS FOR FIRST QUARTER 2016  At Halstead, we win for our clients and for our team, and we love to share our successes! Enjoy below the Top 1% of Individual Agents and Teams who posted the highest gross production in the First Quarter...
Thursday, May 05, 2016

Ari Harkov on How Luxury Market is Shifting
Ari Harkov On How Luxury Market Is Shifting

The real estate market in New York City is shifting, particularly with regard to luxury condo developments in Manhattan. Properties are sitting on the market longer, banks are adjusting their approach to construction lending, land prices are cooling, and many industry experts are beginning to question the health of the...
Thursday, May 05, 2016

More on Buying vs Renting Panel w/ Ari Harkov
More On Buying Vs Renting Panel W/ Ari Harkov

Want more insight into whether you should be buying or renting your next home? Join industry experts in real estate and wealth management on Tuesday, May 3rd for an interactive discussion on buying vs. renting in the current market at the Penn Club. Top-ranked real estate broker, Ari...
Thursday, April 28, 2016

Our Top 1% Grossing Agents & Teams in 2015
Our Top 1 Grossing Agents Teams In 2015

PRESENTING HALSTEAD’S TOP 1% GROSSING AGENTS AND TEAMS FROM 2015 Halstead Property was very excited to post its best year ever in number of deals and gross commissions in 2015. Our year was over 12% better than the previous record breaking year of 2014. We also had the...
Monday, April 18, 2016

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