Mark Blackwell & Paddington Matz, Agent Team in NYC - Compass

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We make selling your loft an art.

Together, Mark and Paddington represent sellers, buyers, and landlords throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. They share a passion for creative spaces and exceptional client service.

A TriBeCa resident for nearly thirty years, Paddington Matz moved to the neighborhood, married an architect, and designed, built, and sold seven lofts before becoming a broker. In her nearly two decade career, she has been named both Tribeca Broker of the Year and Listing Broker of the Year and has had the distinction of reselling her first loft on West Street five times.

Paddington’s partner Mark Blackwell came to real estate from the art world. With a background in client service at the major auction houses, he later co-founded a business that transformed lofts and storefronts into short-term art galleries.

Combining innovative thinking with detailed analysis, they employ a measured launch strategy which maximizes Compass’s unique tools: in particular, the Concierge program for preparing listings, and Coming Soon. They practice a full-service approach and offer their clients an immense list of referrals including everything from architects and attorneys to contractors and housekeepers.


Historic Country Estate

A truly fascinating private historic home and event venue set on 22.90 acres of country beauty with magnificent gardens, 2 barns, and a fully stocked spring fed pond. A wonderful setting for horses, agriculture and farming. The beautifully maintained historic residence is known as the “Sherwood House” consisting of 4,142 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 3 fireplaces. Located in New York's beautiful fresh water Finger Lakes Wine Country, situated in a private country setting uphill from the charming lakeside Village of Auroa, New York set on Cayuga Lake. (near Mackenzie-Childs, Aurora Inn, Wells College, Ithaca and Cornell University)


ETOILE ATELIER D’ARTISTE - rue Lauriston 75016 Paris

Unique on the market, this amazing artist's atelier is found in an ex-industrial building, dating from the early 1900's, in a beautiful private passageway that is brimming with character. This enchanting atelier (artist’s studio) has been owned for many years by a well-known fashion designer. With a wonderful industrial heritage, the groundfloor salon is filled with light from a gorgeous glass-panelled ceiling that is around seven metres high.


PERE LACHAISE MAISON TERRASSE - boulevard Mortier 75020 Paris

This exceptional private house dating from the 1920’s in the sought-after ‘La Campagne à Paris’ will make a perfect family home for anyone seeking privacy and greenery of the country in the city of lights. ✴ Split over 4 levels accessible by a beautiful original wooden staircase ✴ Spacious open living room with a dining kitchen opening onto two terraces ✴ 5 bedrooms including a generous master with a walk-in closet and an office.


MARAIS SQUARE DU TEMPLE VIEW - rue du Temple 75003 Paris

Looking for your own little piece of Paris history? Then look no further than this beautiful 17th century property with views over the famous Square du Temple - one-time site of a medieval fortress belonging to the Knights Templar. Situated on the étage noble (first floor), and accessed from a charming staircase, this enchanting apartment is evocative of Madame de Pompadour's boudoir. Steeped in history, with incredibly high ceilings, classic wood panelling, parquet de Versailles and an open fireplace, this is your own private Paris.

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