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  • Chris Halliburton, Agent in NYC - Compass

    Chris Halliburton

    Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker

    About Chris

    Chris Halliburton understands the vital role real estate plays in both life and industry, and as such strives to bring the two elements of a deal (that is the financial and emotional) to fruition for his clientele. With an extensive history working with developers, investment bankers and portfolio managers, Halliburton's success and popularity with buyers and sellers of apartments and townhouses came as no surprise.

    Chris excels at the art of the deal because he listens carefully to each customer and client, and then crafts a personalized course of action to achieve their goals. He sees his role in the sales process not only as the broker but also as educator, as he feels information empowers people to make the wisest decisions.

    Chris has sold or leased residential property from Tribeca to Harlem. His experience launching and managing a sales office in Harlem in 2004 furthered his knowledge of the overall Manhattan market and the importance of new construction in today's New York. During this period Halliburton was introduced to commercial real estate immediately succeeding with the sale of the land upon which 200 Eleventh Ave was built as well as being entrusted by a family trust to sell 1 West 125th Street on Fifth Ave.

    Chris is infused with an uncanny knowledge of the city's diverse neighborhoods having lived or worked on the Westside, Eastside, Midtown, Harlem, The Village, Tribeca and parts of Brooklyn. There is no deal too large or complex that Chris will not execute to his clients satisfaction.

    Spotlight

    75 Montebello Road, Suffern, NY 10901

    This is a rare opportunity for an end user or investor to acquire a 33,000 square foot office building mansion on nearly five acres in Suffern, New York.

    Subject property is located near Route 202, New York State Thruway 287 / I-87, Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern Middle School, Montebello Elementary School, Montebello Jewish Center, and Spook Rock Golf Course. There are several hotels and shopping centers located nearby, including the Crowne Plaza, Howard Johnson Inn, Walmart, Walgreens, ShopRite and Monsey Glatt Kosher. Restaurants and banks in the immediate area include Outback Steakhouse, Airmont Diner, Sutter's Mill, Bagel Boys Cafe, Starbucks, Wendy's, McDonald's, Key Bank, TD Bank, Citibank, and Chase Bank.

    Distance to:

    Greenwich, CT - 32 miles

    Grand Central Station - 36 miles

    Wall Street - 41 miles

    History of Montebello Mansion

    The vision for Montebello Mansion was born in 1887 when New York financier Thomas F. Ryan purchased the grand home as his new summer residence. Perched on a hilltop with majestic views of the Ramapo Mountains, the estate was originally built in the 1860’s and called Groesbeck Mansion. Within a few years, the house was torn down and Ryan hired famed American architect Stanford White - one of the era’s most prolific architects and a partner in the influential firm McKim, Mead, & White. His clients were the most prestigious families of the day and he specialized in designing large country estates and high-end residential buildings in Manhattan. White built the elegant 44-room structure that included an electric elevator, 13-fireplaces, a private chapel, greenhouse, and bowling alley. In awe of the grandeur, Ryan changed the name to “Montebello” which in Italian means “beautiful mountain.” Although modified internally over time, the original structure still stands there today, rich with history.

    After Mrs. Ryan’s death in 1917, Ryan divided the estate and in 1921 sold the main mansion to Edward Swann, New York City District Attorney. Just a few months later, Swann sold the property to the Archdiocese of New York, which used the mansion as a retreat site for St. Joseph’s College and Seminary. In 1944, Suffern resident Gustav Mayer purchased the mansion. However, his plans to develop the property, possibly as a country club, never materialized, and the vacant mansion fell victim to vandals. Copper mining giant Phelps Dodge Corporation bought the dilapidated mansion and used it as their corporate records headquarters for the next 31 years. Then Gary Goldberg, founder and CEO of Gary Goldberg Financial Services, bought the property and after an extensive renovation, transformed it into his firm’s headquarters and a state-of-the-art office park. Now, after 35 years, this extraordinary residence is available for sale and ready for another corporate entity to call it home and be a part of the story.

    Located in Suffern, NY, and surround by the scenic beauty of Tuxedo Park and Harriman State Park, the picturesque Montebello is uniquely situated between Westchester and Rockland Counties, easily accessible from the Palisades Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike.

    LOCATION

    State: New York

    County: Rockland

    Town: Suffern-Montebello

    Median Income: $116,000

    Zip Code: 10901

    HOUSE

    Square Footage (including usable basement): 44,000

    Acres: 4.95

    HVAC: 5 years old

    Slate Roof

    Original windows (maintained)

    Oil and Gas CAT 5

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