Patient, creative and persistent.
Margie Furniss has specialized in residential real estate sales for over 36 years and has a long history of successful sales and marketing experience. She embraces a talented back up team of top-notch stagers, architects and contractors, which enables maximum results when selling or finding a property. She educates buyers on changing values in the market and encourages them to select properties with an eye to their resale potential. Discreet, efficient and creative, Margie is an effective negotiator for buyers and sellers alike.
A good listener, Margie is intuitive about the needs of her clients, and reads the business press to follow the economic trends that could affect real estate values. A long-time resident of Manhattan’s Upper East Side, she is the mother of one son who attended New York City private schools. She has served on the boards of both cooperatives she has lived in, giving her unique insight on how boards make decisions.
Patient, creative and persistent also describes Margie's partner, Richard Brown; Margie and Richard have a combined experience of 47 years in real estate which makes them highly qualified to advise buyers and sellers in rising and soft markets in areas all over the city. Their seamless relationship makes their advice doubly effective. Richard is a former private banker with The Bank of New York. His knowledge of the cooperative board process and financial matters is only matched by his calm and deliberate manner in handling all aspects of a sale; from the first look at a potential home to a smooth and comfortable closing.
Enthusiastic, professional and dedicated to providing an exceptional level of skilled client service, Margie and Richard look forward to helping you.