NY Residential Magazine's "Top Ten Women of 2010", "Top Ten Agent"- multiple years with previous company
Shirley writes a monthly Insider Insights column on her website shirleyhackel.com. She is frequently quoted as a real estate expert in: Avenue, Crains New York, Brick Underground / Brick Underground, AM New York, Mann Report Residential, Real Estate Weekly, The Real Deal, The New York Times, DNAinfo, New York Observer, Business Insider, Curbed, Luxury Listings NYC.
Licensed since 1980
New York Residential Specialist® since 2007
Executive Committee Member, REBNY NYRS® 2010-present
Co-Chair, REBNY NYRS® 2010-2014
A top performer with more than three decades of transactional experience, New York Residential Specialist® Shirley delivers exceptional service and outstanding results to her buyers and sellers. An experienced strategist and skillful negotiator, she brings sensitivity and integrity to every business deal. For buyers, she uncovers and evaluates the possibilities; for sellers, she defines marketing strategy. For both, she's a patient listener and creative thinker. Keenly attentive to details, she provides flawless execution for every transaction.
Not surprisingly, over three quarters of her business comes from referrals. Well respected for her market knowledge, judgment and discretion, she is quoted often in the consumer and trade press. A recognized industry expert, she has been writing a monthly "Insider Insights" column for Mann Report since 2003. As co-chair of the Real Estate Board of New York’s prestigious NYRS® credential program for top residential agents, she has led the way to raise industry standards. A top producer for multiple years, she was named by NY Residential Magazine as "Top Ten Women of 2010."
As a trusted advisor, Shirley helps her buyers and sellers make informed decisions. She approaches each transaction with brains, integrity, and heart. Her client Dee S. writes, "Shirley has served as my personal real estate agent for at least five transactions over the years, and I have also referred close friends and clients to her with complete confidence, knowing full well that she will manage the process from beginning to end with meticulous care and strength of character. She is a consummate professional and a patient listener with an uncommon skill set to meet any situation with aplomb."