Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Park Avenue Office
Tel: (212) 381-3270
Cell: (917) 363-1992
Fern Hammond is a consummate real estate professional with 35 years of experience. Fern grew up in Manhattan, attending P.S. 6 and The High School of Music & Art. After graduating from the University of Colorado in Boulder in 1975 having studied Fine Arts and Architecture, upon her return home to New York, she began the search for her own apartment. She quickly discovered her passion. With her appreciation and knowledge of architecture, her love of working with people and thriving on constant action – real estate was the perfect business for her. She started in rentals in 1977, then worked for Beloff Properties from 1987–1991 as the Director of Sales for The Sage House at 4 Lexington Avenue and The York River House at 1175 York Avenue. After two a very successful sellouts, she worked for MLBKaye International Realty which was also a Prudential affiliate for 15 years. She was Co-Director of Fine Homes & Estates and a constant top producer earning the Prestigious Chairman Circle & Legend Awards.
In 2006 Fern joined Halstead as a Senior Vice President and was quickly promoted to Executive Vice President. She is also a member of The Diamond Club, having successfully closed deals over $10M. Fern has been interviewed for articles in New York Magazine, New York Times Real Estate section and has appeared on Law Line and other local Real Estate shows as an expert in luxury apartments sales and how to handle difficult negotiations. Fern is known for her absolute tenacity and fierce loyalty to her customers and clients. The sellers she represents boast about their record breaking prices, and the buyers she represents brag about their great deals. She has sold over $3 billion dollars worth of property during her career and is consistently in the top 5% as a top earner amongst Halstead Property LLC’s 1,500 Brokers.
After 35 seasoned years, Fern is the ultimate enthusiast known to pull 7 day weeks for months on end to get the job done - going so far as to show a 4,000 square foot loft Downtown at 1:00 a.m. to see if the music from the night club on the block could be heard from the apartment. Adept at winning bidding wars for her buyers and creating them for her sellers, this is the broker you want on your side of the deal!
References available upon request.
Halstead Property, LLC
The following are selected closed transactions in which Fern Hammond represented the buyer, the seller, or both:
Manhattan has become a real-estate battle zone for buyers like Jesse Damon fighting over an ever-shrinking supply of apartments, brokers say. Mr. Damon, an immigration lawyer and his wife, Mari, found that to be...
Wall Street Journal - Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Threats, Stormy Exits and Violence at New York Closings
By Constance Rosenblum
The setting for the closing on an apartment in the East 50s was a lawyer’s office. Things seemed to be going well between the sellers...
New York Times - Friday, April 27, 2012
By Constance Rosenblum
IN this dense and congested city, nirvana usually translates into bright, light-flooded spaces and eye-catching vistas. The real estate ads promise it all: “Brilliant light!” “Dazzling river view!” “Light and bright!”
New York Times - Friday, January 13, 2012
Midtown East $4.495 million You can let your imagination run wild furnishing all 2,800 square feet of this “exquisitely designed and renovated” duplex co-op on United Nations Plaza. It boasts “truly...
New York Post - Thursday, December 01, 2011
By Vivian S. Toy
NEW YORKERS are notoriously opinionated. But who knew that holiday décor could be even more contentious than Yankees versus Mets or who around town makes the best...
New York Times - Friday, December 10, 2010
On March 4th, 2009, Halstead Property held its Second Half Semi-Annual Meeting at the Grand Ballroom at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Here is an exclusive look at the Top Agents Award Section of the day.
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.
Halstead Property celebrated a successful 2010 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Midtown Manhattan for their Annual Meeting on February 7th, 2011 attended by the 900+ agents acknowledging the top agents from the past year.
Enjoy this compilation of interviews from our recent Halstead Property Annual Meeting that asks our agents/executives what Halstead means to them in one word. We received some great answers that truly touches on who we are.
All information is from sources deemed reliable but is subject to errors, omissions, changes in price, prior sale or withdrawal without notice. No representation is made as to the accuracy of any description. All measurements and square footages are approximate and all information should be confirmed by customer. All rights to content, photographs and graphics reserved to Halstead. Customer should consult with its counsel regarding all closing costs, including without limitation the New York State 1% tax paid by buyers on residential properties over $1 million. Halstead represents the seller/owner on Halstead's own exclusives, except if another agent of Halstead represents the buyer/tenant, in which case Halstead will be a dual agent with designated agents representing seller/owner and buyer/tenant. Halstead represents the buyer/tenant when showing the exclusives of other real estate firms. In all instances Halstead treats all parties fairly and honestly. Halstead actively supports equal housing opportunities. Halstead exclusive listings are updated daily. All other listings are processed and updated within 48 hours.