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Fern Hammond

Fern Hammond

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

Current Listings

Past Closings

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


Recent Press

The Latest Real-Estate Trend? Coloring Books For Grown-Ups

Wall Street Journal - Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Lenox Hill: A Neighborhood Of Amenities

New York Times - Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Buying Battles Escalate As Listings Dwindle

Wall Street Journal - Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Bang! You're Closed

New York Times - Friday, April 27, 2012

Not For Vampires Only

New York Times - Friday, January 13, 2012

Dream Homes

New York Post - Thursday, December 01, 2011

The Tinseling Of The Lobby

New York Times - Friday, December 10, 2010

'Broker specialists' Start To Diversify

The Real Deal - Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Fresh Start Fridays: Four Apartments With Turnkey Kitchens

Brick Underground - Friday, March 19, 2010

Apartment Hunting With Children In Mind

New York Times - Sunday, October 05, 2008

New York City Racket!

Brokers Weekly - Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Featured Blog Posts

Halstead Agents Top Real Trends List
Halstead Agents Top Real Trends List

We are so proud of all of our agents acknowledged in this year’s Wall Street Journal/Real Trends Top Agents List! See below for the full list of agents and teams represented in this prestigious ranking:
Tuesday, July 14, 2015

615 West End Avenue #Triplex - Upper West Side, NYc

615 West End Avenue #TRIPLEX - Upper West Side, NYC - Web #: 18397320 Fern Hammond, Lic. R.E. Salesperson Tel: (212) 381-3270 - Cell: (917) 363-1992 fhammond@halstead.com Maxfield S. Wiseltier, Lic. R.E. Salesperson Tel: (212) 381-3274 - Cell: (917) 386-3893 mwiseltier@halstead.com

Sneak Peek Inside View Over Time: 200 Central Park South 25a

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: Fern Hammond, Lic. R.E. Salesperson Tel: (212) 381-3270 - Cell: (917) 363-1992 fhammond@halstead.com

Halstead Property In One Word

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.

Lenox Hill

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 Annual Meeting 2011

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.

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