Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Brokers by Agent Workforce


From left to right: Robert Reffkin, CEO of Compass; Pamela Liebman, CEO of Corcoran; Howard Lorber, Executive Chairman, Douglas Elliman (Getty Images, iStock / Photo Illustration by Steven Dilakian for The Real Deal)

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The never-ending battle for market share among Manhattan’s top brokerage houses stretches from the East River to Brooklyn, where another firm tops the table.

As buyers reinvigorated the city’s housing market, demand for single-family homes in Brooklyn pushed prices up and inventories plunged.

A November StreetEasy study that looked at the number of days of listing on the market and the relationship between sale and listing prices, among other factors, found that the rounding contains nine of the 10 best selling markets in the city.

“It’s been definitely a crazy year,” said Serhant’s Garrett Derderian, after a September market report found that Brooklyn townhouse sales volume increased 42% from the previous year. , even as registrations were declining.

The real deal analyzed New York State Department agent licensing data to determine which brokerage firms have the largest army of agents taking advantage of the rapidly growing market.

The data below provides an overview of the brokerage workforce as of December 15:

Unlike Manhattan, Corcoran, not Compass, is the king of Kings County.

The company has 557 agents in the borough, nearly double Compass’s 282, placing it second on the list. Corcoran’s Brooklyn Heights office, which has around 130 agents, gained a new leader in June, when sales manager Garret Lepaw returned to the brokerage after Douglas Elliman in June.

Compass lost Brooklyn-based agent Tricia Lee, a former brokerage Rookie of the Year, and two of her team to famed broker Ryan Serhant’s namesake firm in September.

“She’s the face of Brooklyn luxury,” Serhant said at the time.

Trailing Compass is Douglas Elliman, who has 236 agents in the borough. Brown Harris Stevens, Ideal Properties Group and eXp Realty round out the top six, with 168, 155 and 152 agents, respectively.


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