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John Zakowski

John Zakowski

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Park Avenue Office


Tel: (212) 381-3316
Cell: (917) 553-0107

John Zakowski’s marketing and customer relation skills, passion for architecture and interior design shaped a natural segue into a career in real estate where he has worked for the past decade. John is best known for his market knowledge, renowned professionalism and the personalized service he provides to sellers and buyers alike. Over the years, John has forged longstanding relationships built on trust enabling him to close on luxury residential properties, many with investors and international buyers alike. John’s market and product knowledge, character, integrity and determined nature have made him both an invaluable marketer of exclusive properties and a welcome partner for investors, buyers, sellers and renters looking for the highest level of professionalism, service and support.

A native of Connecticut, John moved to New York and graduated from Pratt Institute with a degree in communications, but never lost sight of his passion for architecture and interior design. Pursuing his passion, John travelled extensively throughout Europe leading to a two-year residency in Istanbul. John honed his communication skills as Director of Marketing Communications with Joseph E. Seagram & Sons. Subsequently, his skills in customer relations led him to the famed Algonquin Hotel where he became Director of Customer Relations. It was during this period John sharpened and developed his interpersonal skills allowing him to quickly identify guests’ personas, pairing them to their interests, wants and needs.

Halstead Manhattan, LLC

Past Closings

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


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For #theagentsofchange Greg Garwood and John Zakowski, the constant change in NYC and opportunity to make a huge impact in someone’s life is what moves them to be in real estate.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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