John is driven by the belief that where you live is a catalyst to how you live. With that, he helps buyers focus on a neighborhood that will encourage and support both who they are as individuals and the lifestyle they desire. He has a natural ability to understand and identify with his customers' unique needs, and generous patience in seeing them through the entire process to their ultimate success. With office on Manhattan's Upper West Side and another in Scarsdale (Westchester County), John and his team service sellers, buyers, renters and investors in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Westchester County.
'I'm one of seven children. Growing up I learned the importance of staying humble, and respecting other's needs and differences. That's a common trait that's been embedded in my siblings and I, and something we take pride in.' Recognizing that integrity and honesty are the key to successful relationships, John respects his buyers' and sellers' needs, and puts their interests first, even if that means walking away from a deal to pursue something better.
Sellers benefit from John's marketing ingenuity and customized approach to maximizing exposure for their listings. This led to him attaining record sales prices, and to being recognized in numerous publications. In his career, John has fully embraced and seeks to empower his clients with analytical data to help make the market more transparent. "My customers value my insight in terms of deciphering and properly interpreting the info available to them. You have to peel back the layers of information and respect the supply and demand for a particular property before you begin to establish value and potential'.
With 15+ years of experience and a growing network, John sought out a progessive brokerage company with strong leadership to best service his client's needs. He joined Compass in 2018 and formed a partnership with Richard Herschenfeld to form the Carapella Herschenfeld Team. Richie and John share a common vision of the role of a real estate adviser/agent. Together, their boutique team of seasoned agents offer high-touch customer service along with knowledgeable and personalized representation; with a back-end team of unmatched talent in the industry. By leveraging John and Richie's years of experience and boots on the ground perspective, along with the technology and progessive AI that Compass engineers are building daily, clients of The Carapella Herschenfeld Team are positioned to achieve the most emotionally and financially rewarding outcome in the end. With offices on Manhattan's Upper West Side and Scarsdale (Westchester County), John and his team service sellers, buyers, and renters in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Westchester County.
John is a native New Yorker with a degree in Marketing. He currently resides in lower Westchester County with his wife and three children. He's also a former collegiate baseball player who enjoys volunteering and coaching various local youth athletics.
John and Richard Herschenfeld lead The Carapella Herschenfeld Team
"It was a pleasure working with John. John helped us sell our apartment in Manhattan and buy our house in Westchester. He was very helpful, transparent, and professional throughout the whole process. We always felt like John was looking out for our best interests and was willing to go above and beyond to help us out and make things go smoothly. Would highly recommend working with John!" - Chris and Carly