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Ariela Heilman

Ariela Heilman

Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker
Harlem Office


Tel: (212) 381-2581
Cell: (917) 439-6070

Producer’s Council 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013 - Harlem Office

Since coming to Morningside Heights to study in the joint program of Columbia University and the Jewish Theological Seminary, Ariela Heilman has made the Upper West Side her business. In quick succession, stints followed in theatre subscription sales at Circle in the Square, Educational Relations at the CBS Television Network, Researcher at Teleprompter Cable Television and neighborhood advertising sales for TV Shopper Magazine.

With marriage and motherhood came volunteering in West Side Little League, West Side Soccer, St. Luke's/Roosevelt Crime Victims Services, Tenant Association and Co-op Board membership, PTA member at the Delta Program on 107th and Columbus, Wagner Jr. High School, Stuyvesant High School and Bronx High School of Science. As a founding mother of the Anderson Program at P.S. 9 in 1986, Ariela got involved with Community School District 3 on the Upper West Side, serving as School Board liaison for 10 years and managing two successful School Board election campaigns.

Ariela is an active member of Ansche Chesed Synagogue on 100th Street and is involved with the work of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, an international human rights organization. Married to longtime CBS executive Ray Faiola, they are the proud parents of a son who is a music producer and a daughter who, after graduating the School of Art Institute of Chicago, started her own jewelry line.

After 13 years as a residential broker, specializing in co-op and condo sales in Morningside Heights and the Upper West Side, Ariela opened her own company on July 4, 2004, building on a strong, loyal customer referral network. Seizing upon opportunities provided by the building of the new Yankee Stadium, Ariela’s company expanded their focus to include the Bronx and she continues to succeed in brokering both sales and rentals in this up-and-coming area.

“Dear Deb and Ariela, I can’t thank you enough for all the work you have put in on this project. You have been therapists and cheerleaders, project managers, and...realtors! There is no way I could have managed this without the two of you on my side. This is the one area in this entire process of taking care of my aunt that I feel 100% confident about – that I found the right people for this huge job. So please let me treat you to some food as you continue on this journey with me.” - Stephanie
"I would highly recommend working with you or Deb to anyone interested in buying, selling, or renting! Again, thanks Ariela, to you and all your staff at Halstead." – Paul R.

Halstead Manhattan, LLC

Current Listings

Past Closings

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


Recent Press

The Concourse: The insider's Guide To Living There

Brick Underground - Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Moving To The Bronx: The 8 Best Neighborhoods To Check Out In 2020

Brick Underground - Tuesday, January 28, 2020

On The Market: Homes For Sale In Brooklyn, Manhattan And The Bronx

New York Times - Thursday, November 21, 2019

What's Happening In The Bronx

The Cooperator - Thursday, September 26, 2019

What's Happening In The Bronx

The Cooperator - Thursday, June 27, 2019

The Concourse: The insider's Guide To Living There

Brick Underground - Monday, July 23, 2018

The 10 Best NYC Neighborhoods For College Grads: 2018 Edition

Brick Underground - Tuesday, June 5, 2018

A Home To Reshape In His Image

New York Times - Thursday, May 17, 2018

The 5 Best Bronx Neighborhoods To Check Out In 2018

Brick Underground - Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Featured Blog Posts

The Bronx’s Parks
The Bronx’S Parks

Over a quarter of the Bronx is dedicated to green spaces and parks. Who knew? Perhaps more than any other borough, these wonderful parks, open spaces, rivers, and streams are dedicated to the enjoyment of Bronx residents and to ever-growing groups of visitors. Below are just three of our favorite...
Friday, October 4, 2019

Four Restaurants You Should Try in the Bronx
Four Restaurants You Should Try In The Bronx

One of our favorite things to do is to explore what’s new and exciting in the Bronx! We live and work there and are constantly surprised by the wonderfully unique adventures we encounter and see our fellow Bronx residents enjoying. That’s especially true when it comes to the restaurant scene.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019


Facilitating ownership in the Big Apple is an exacting exercise, and #theagentsofchange Ariela Heilman & Deb Miller greet their clients at the starting gate for the journey of a lifetime. Working with a diverse body of people to finesse a smooth and successful collaboration motivates this duo to maneuver through...
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Summer of Fun in The Bronx with the Kids
Summer Of Fun In The Bronx With The Kids

Enjoy The Bronx this summer with your kids! Not only is The Bronx home to Yankee Stadium, the Bronx Zoo, and The Bronx Botanical Gardens, all of which offer exceptional and world-class places for the entire family, but The Bronx is also home to other family-friendly events. Below are...
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Spring Events in the Bronx
Spring Events In The Bronx

There are plenty of reasons why the Bronx is the new budding hotspot. With warmer weather approaching, it’s time we spread the love and let you in on some events to keep on your radar this spring. When Halstead agents Ariela Heilman and Deb Miller aren’t sampling apartments on the...
Monday, April 2, 2018

Spring Events in the Bronx
Spring Events In The Bronx

The Bronx is enjoying a boom in new developments recently, as shown by last years $3.3 billion that was invested in new development projects last year. Half of the investment money went to new residential developments and there are plenty of reasons why the Bronx is the new budding hotspot....
Thursday, May 11, 2017

Best Bronx Bites with Ariela Heilman
Best Bronx Bites With Ariela Heilman

Looking for something excellent to eat in the Bronx? Halstead agent Ariela Heilman has the insider knowledge to make sure you leave the Bronx with a full belly and a big smile.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

All About the Oldest Standing Structure in NY
All About The Oldest Standing Structure In NY

After being closed for more than 40 years, the oldest standing bridge in New York City reopens to the public … with much fanfare and celebration on June 9, 2015. The Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz, Jr., NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, notables, and invited Bronx and Manhattan residents...
Monday, June 15, 2015

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