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  • Chris Benfante, Agent in NYC - Compass

    Chris Benfante

    Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker | Licensed as Christopher C. Benfante

    Sold over $100 million in property in 2014.


    Ranked in the top 1% of sales nationwide from 2012-2015.


    Staging Specialist, maintaining a warehouse full of fine furniture, art and accessories.


    Attorney, specializing in Brownstone Brooklyn.

    About Chris

    Chris believes that becoming a trusted adviser to his customers is the most important roles he has as an agent.

    He has developed a large and loyal network of buyers and sellers, from those new to real estate to seasoned investors, by working diligently on every single deal Chris's marketing savvy ensures his sellers the greatest possible reward for their most valued asset. His buyers enjoy the freedom of carrying on with their lives, confident that Chris is searching through every resource available until he finds the ideal property for them. He is a big proponent of staging his listings when necessary and maintains a warehouse full of furniture, art and accessories.

    With degrees in journalism and law, and work experience first as a marketing planner at United Airlines, and later as a Law Clerk to a U.S. District Court Judge and transactional lawyer, Chris's combination of education and experience affords him a unique ability to guide his deals from marketing to negotiations to closing with the greatest possible ease and most effective result.

    In the past 12 months, Chris successfully closed over $100 million in deals all over New York, from TriBeCa to Carnegie Hill and from Harlem to the Financial District. A long-time Brooklyn homeowner and resident, Chris has become a well-regarded expert on the "Brownstone Brooklyn" market over the years, and is regularly invited to discuss this dynamic market with the media and at community board meetings. He has been the top selling agent in Fort Greene since 2011, consistently bringing record-breaking prices to his sellers and is the resident specialist at his own condominium, One Hanson Place, the Beacon of Brooklyn.

    Chris views New York as his metabolic twin. He thrives on its cultural scene, its diversity, its architecture, its sports, its parks, its food and its tribe.

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