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Louise Phillips Forbes

Louise Phillips Forbes

Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker
Park Avenue Office

lphillips@halstead.com
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Tel: (212) 381-3329
Cell: (917) 846-8640



A native Tennessean from Nashville, Louise came to New York in 1987 and knew she had found “home.” For more than 25 years, Louise Phillips Forbes has been a leader in New York City’s residential real estate market with a significant following among homebuyers and sellers, as well as developers, throughout Manhattan. From the Upper West Side and Upper East Side to the West Village, Tribeca, and Wall Street, Louise proudly serves prominent New Yorkers. She is currently Halstead Property’s #1 Listing Broker companywide and the #1 broker in the Park Avenue office.

Known and respected industry-wide, Louise’s sales have long surpassed the $2.5 billion mark, yet her real estate expertise extends far beyond that of a broker. Louise provides invaluable market intelligence to a wide range of customers, from single homeowners to developers of multi-million dollar luxury buildings, and she is wholly committed to providing personalized service. Throughout her career she has built strong relationships and has been recognized as a highly dependable advocate for her clients and customers.

Louise’s experience in both luxury residential sales and in development projects – over 30 to date – has equipped her with the unique ability to fully understand clients’ needs, navigate fluctuations in the market, and negotiate complicated deals. Louise is known for her market insight, careful guidance and professionalism.

A frequent guest lecturer for the Real Estate Board of New York and Halstead Property’s Empowerment Training Programs, Louise has been profiled in Avenue Magazine’s “Influential Women of New York”, and for the past few years she has been named in the Wall Street Journal’s “Real Estate Top 200,” which recognizes top real estate brokers and teams throughout the country.

Louise is committed to balancing work and family, despite all the demands of a successful real estate career. She and her husband Christopher live on the Upper West Side with their two sons, Douglas and Kenneth, both of whom attend the Windward School. They are all avid surfers and have traveled the globe in search of the perfect wave! Additionally, Louise loves to spin and is a regular at SoulCycle.

An enthusiastic supporter of the arts, Louise is an active board member (for more than a decade) for Change for Kids, a non-profit organization that provides cultural arts programs for inner-city school children. Additionally, she is honored to be on the advisory board for The Bronx Museum of the Arts, as well as Art in General’s Commissioner’s Circle, which provides in-depth support to emerging artists for production of new works. Louise has also served on her co-op board as well as the advisory committee for Habitat for Humanity, and attends Redeemer Presbyterian Church.

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498 WEST END AVENUE 2A
498 West End Avenue 2A,  Upper West Side,  NYC $8,325,000
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Condominium
5 beds  /  4.5 baths
Web #: 11737596

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Pet Friendly
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Louise Phillips Forbes (917) 846-8640
Jonathan D. Schulz (917) 293-7927
498 WEST END AVENUE 5A
498 West End Avenue 5A,  Upper West Side,  NYC $7,795,000
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Condominium
4 beds  /  4.5 baths
Web #: 11802731

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Pet Friendly
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Louise Phillips Forbes (917) 846-8640
Jonathan D. Schulz (917) 293-7927
498 WEST END AVENUE 7A
498 West End Avenue 7A,  Upper West Side,  NYC $7,700,000
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Condominium
4 beds  /  4.5 baths
Web #: 11802733

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Attended Lobby
Pet Friendly
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Louise Phillips Forbes (917) 846-8640
Jonathan D. Schulz (917) 293-7927
112 WEST 87TH STREET
112 West 87th Street,  Upper West Side,  NYC $6,995,000
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Townhouse
Web #: 12737514
OPEN HOUSE
8/2/2015   2:45 - 4:00

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Outdoor Space

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Louise Phillips Forbes (917) 846-8640
Jonathan D. Schulz (917) 293-7927
32 WASHINGTON SQ W 12/14W
32 Washington Sq W 12/14W,  Central Village,  NYC $6,995,000
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Cooperative
5 beds  /  4.5 baths
Web #: 12923529
New: 17 days ago
OPEN HOUSE
8/2/2015   12:30 - 2:00

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Attended Lobby
Fireplace
Health Club
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Louise Phillips Forbes (917) 846-8640
Jonathan D. Schulz (917) 293-7927
50 MADISON AVENUE 2
50 Madison Avenue 2,  Flatiron,  NYC $6,295,000
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Loft
3 beds  /  3.5 baths
Web #: 12739374

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Pet Friendly
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Louise Phillips Forbes (917) 846-8640
Jonathan D. Schulz (917) 293-7927
15 HUBERT STREET PHA
15 Hubert Street PHA,  Tribeca,  NYC $6,225,000
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Loft
2 beds  /  3.5 baths
Web #: 12351691

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Pet Friendly
Storage
Washer/Dryer

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Louise Phillips Forbes (917) 846-8640
Jason Miller (917) 428-5865
15 HUBERT STREET PHB
15 Hubert Street PHB,  Tribeca,  NYC $5,850,000
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Loft
2 beds  /  3.5 baths
Web #: 12352025

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Outdoor Space
Pet Friendly
Storage
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Louise Phillips Forbes (917) 846-8640
Jason Miller (917) 428-5865
15 HUBERT STREET PHC
15 Hubert Street PHC,  Tribeca,  NYC $5,700,000
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Loft
2 beds  /  3.5 baths
Web #: 12352056

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Outdoor Space
Pet Friendly
Storage
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Louise Phillips Forbes (917) 846-8640
Jason Miller (917) 428-5865
111 EAST 88TH STREET 4A
111 East 88th Street 4A,  Upper East Side,  NYC $2,995,000
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Condominium
3 beds  /  2.5 baths
Web #: 12583872

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Attended Lobby
Washer/Dryer

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Louise Phillips Forbes (917) 846-8640
Jonathan D. Schulz (917) 293-7927

Louise Phillips Forbes's Past Closings

The following are selected closed transactions in which Louise Phillips Forbes represented the buyer, the seller, or both:

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COOPERATIVES AND CONDOMINIUMS
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New York ObserverWhen A Flip Is A Flop Mary Louise Parker S Former Pad Lists For A Discounted 6 9M

Mary-Louise Parker had a difficult time trying to get rid of her West Village apartment back in 2012, but when she finally sold the five-bedroom, 4.5 bath home in 2013, the broker described the sale as “like a fairy tale,...
New York Observer - Friday, July 17, 2015

The Real DealManhattan's Top Agents Benefit From Fame Rising Prices And Personal Branding

Agents With the Most Listings (Manhattan listings and in-contract sales) 20. Louise Phillips forbes Team 16 apartments 19 in contract $169,019,000 A new development at 15 Hubert Street totaling $48.7 million in listings.
The Real Deal - Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Wall Street JournalA Home For Freud Near Central Park

Location: New York, NY Price: $6,995,000 The birthplace of the Institute for Modern Psychoanalysis, this townhouse on the Upper West Side has an 840-square-foot garden and six decorative fireplaces—Sarah Tilton The...
Wall Street Journal - Thursday, June 25, 2015

New York PostWhy Tribeca Is Still The Nabe To Know Downtown

Decades after TriBeCa first emerged as one of Lower Manhattan’s most desirable enclaves, the district finds itself once again in the spotlight. Its prime location — a stone’s throw from buzzing downtown construction — has upped TriBeCa’s commercial offerings, helping...
New York Post - Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Real Estate WeeklySecrets To Selling Co-Ops In Condo Market

Market experts revealed the secrets to selling co-ops in what is considered a condo market at REBNY’s second Secrets of Top Brokers & Industry Leaders seminar last week. Called “Is There Room For The Co-Op In The Year of...
Real Estate Weekly - Friday, May 08, 2015

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111 West 82nd Street 2A

Web #:12777952 - Upper West Side, NYC Louise Phillips Forbes, Lic. Assoc. R.E. Broker Tel: (212) 381-3329 - Cell: (917) 846-8640 lphillips@halstead.com Jonathan D. Schulz, Lic. R.E. Salesperson Tel: (212) 381-3317 - Cell: (917) 293-7927 jschulz@halstead.com Jason Miller, Lic. R.E. Salesperson Tel: (212) 381-3324 - Cell: (917) 428-5865 jmiller@halstead.com Claire Ingrassia, Lic. R.E. Salesperson Tel: (212) 381-3281 - Cell: (914)...

Louise Phillips Forbes Appears On Power Your Life- June 2015

Louise discusses 2015 Real Estate Trends and the art of Real Estate Matchmaking on Dr. Jo Anne White’s TV show Power Your Life in the Philadelphia, PA market.

Louise Phillips Forbes Far Beyond A Broker

A native Tennessean from Nashville, Louise came to New York in 1987 and knew she had found “home.” For more than 25 years, Louise Phillips Forbes has been a leader in New York City’s residential real estate market with a significant following among homebuyers and sellers, as well as developers, throughout Manhattan. From the Upper West Side and Upper East...

Louise Visits Brooklyn Landmark For Career Day May 2015

Louise Phillips Forbes visits Brooklyn Landmark Elementary School for their annual career day on behalf of Change for Kids and Halstead Property.

111 East 88th Street 4A

Upper East Side, NYC - Web #:12583872 Louise Phillips Forbes Lic. Assoc. R.E. Broker Tel: (212) 381-3329 Cell: (917) 846-8640 lphillips@halstead.com Jonathan D. Schulz Lic. R.E. Salesperson Tel: (212) 381-3317 Cell: (917) 293-7927 jschulz@halstead.com Jason Miller Lic. R.E. Salesperson Tel: (212) 381-3324 Cell: (917) 428-5865 jmiller@halstead.com Claire Ingrassia Lic. R.E. Salesperson Tel: (212) 381-3281 Cell: (914) 552-6862 cingrassia@halstead.com

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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

Wall Street Journal House of the Day
Wall Street Journal House Of The Day

112 West 87th Street on the Upper West Side was chosen from a pool of millions of homes across the U.S. as the Wall Street Journal’s “House of the Day” yesterday. This sun-filled, 5-story townhouse with a private garden is currently on the market for $6.995M and is exclusively represented...
Monday, June 29, 2015

Vote Halstead in the HGTV Ultimate House Hunt
Vote Halstead In The HGTV Ultimate House Hunt

VOTE FOR HALSTEAD PROPERTY IN THE HGTV ULTIMATE HOUSE HUNT 2015 – URBAN ABODES  Part 1 of 3 Did you know Halstead Property has 3 nominees in this year’s HGTV Ultimate House Hunt ? Click here to vote for our nominee in the Urban...
Thursday, June 11, 2015

Summer Bliss on the Rooftop
Summer Bliss On The Rooftop

THE BEST OUTDOOR SPACE OF THE SUMMER: THE TERRACES AT 1965 BROADWAY PH3BC  Rooftops rule New York in the summer months. From rooftop dining to lounging poolside, New Yorkers like to spend their summers closer to the sun and stars. Imagine if you had access to 2,000 square...
Monday, June 08, 2015

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