Sharon Held

Sharon Held

Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker
Experience

Awards

Multi-Million Dollar Club Member
Top 2% of 47,000 Sales Associates Nationwide
Top 2% of 45,000 Sales Associates

Specialties

Buyer’s Agent, Listing Agent, Certified Negotiation Expert® (CNE®), Certified NY Residential Specialist, Relocation, Luxury Properties, Apartments, Short Sales, New Home Sales, Real Estate Owned (REO), Investment Properties, Rentals, Townhomes, Leases, Single Family Homes, Income Properties, First-Time Home Buyers

Education

George Washington University


Client Testimonials

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"Sharon Held was an excellent listener and persistent in finding me worthy properties that met my criteria. I never felt like I was ever being led around to see something that fit anyone's agenda except my own. When I finally decided on a property to purchase she shared convincing reasons why I was making the right long-term choice. It has been a smooth process. I plan to work with her again." - Jeremy

★★★★★
"Sharon Held helped me find my dream apartment when I moved from London to New York 3 years ago. She was extremely hardworking and professional and affable and found very many listings that fit my criteria and spent a lot of days showing me the properties, explaining the NY market and how the purchase would work. When it came time to buy , she assisted me step by step with all the requirements and documents , and advice on insurance and more. She is always available to answer questions - quick to return calls and has an extensive local's knowledge of New York. She also assisted my newly graduated daughter in finding a beautiful brownstone apartment rental near Central Park for her first residence after college, complete with an in-building owner who was like a grandmother and also became my friend. Sharon recommended this as she knew the owner from prior rentals and knew it would be a perfect fit for a young newcomer to the city and it was." - Frances

"Sharon Held was a sophisticated real estate broker with an fine sense of the market conditions and positioning my property for sale in Manhattan this past year. She understood the strategic issues for not only selling the apartment but sold it for above the asking price. Sharon offered reliable, well-priced professionals for all needed services e.g. real estate attorney, appraisers etc. She is 100% reliable, always goes the extra mile and knows the housing market through and through! Highly recommend her to anyone looking to buy or sell properties in Manhattan!" - Sheila

★★★★★
"Sharon defines professionalism. We handed off to her and ALL was taken care of despite a difficult Board. We totally endorse Sharon. Kent and Sue Belanger; formerly from 421 E84th St. NYC.." - Kent and Sue

"After my apartment was on the market for five months with another broker, I turned to Sharon Held for help. Her opening discussions about how she and her company does business sold me. In no time we had a buyer who the Board would approve. Sharon was very good working with NYC Coop Boards and knows what they expect from a potential buyer. Sharon is very easy to speak to and would always keep me updated on the results of the open houses. She is very professional and knowledgeable about the market and I am lucky to have her for my Broker." - Leona


About Sharon
Sharon is often asked when is the right time to buy or sell? Her answer, “when it’s the right time for you”. Whether buying their first home or changing residence, Sharon’s mission is to work within each client's comfort zone and break down the often-daunting real estate process.

She eases each client through the transaction, and at their pace. Dedicated to keeping customers and clients informed every step of the way, Sharon believes that knowledge is power when it comes to making the right decisions. Patient, responsive, and tenacious, Sharon understands that buying or selling a home is an enormous emotional and financial undertaking and people deserve the most attentive service possible. Licensed as a real estate salesperson and associate broker since 1994, Sharon spent the majority of her real estate career with the Corcoran Group. She gained her experience buying, renovating, and selling her properties as well both in Upstate New York and in the Hamptons.

Her extensive industry knowledge and impressive financial background give her clientele a significant edge when representing their best interests. Sharon is a Rhode Island native and has called Manhattan home since 1977. She studied business at George Washington University and later entered the commodity division of JP Morgan in New York City. She then transferred to London, where she worked for the BBC's business news division before returning to Manhattan. Sharon was a founding partner in an emerging market fixed-income fund before entering real estate.

Continually rewarded and challenged by her work, Sharon goes the extra mile for customers, from researching the right properties to being a resource for service providers like mortgage brokers, attorneys, and contractors, to name a few. Her relationship with each client does not end as soon as the transaction is complete, either. As a result, Sharon enjoys a steady stream of referrals and repeat business. Sharon is a former board member of NYFA (New York Foundation for the Arts) and St Joseph’s School for the Blind. Sharon is a member of the Noyac Golf Club and dedicated supporter of the arts.
Spotlight

2 Sea Gull Hill Rd, Sag Harbor, NY 11963

Sited on North Haven's Polles Creek, this charming 1800s house was moved from Sag Harbor Village to its current quiet cul-de-sac location--a stunning south-west waterfront panorama. This property can appeal to a wide market, and the bird activity --egrets, swans, canvas-back ducks, cormorants--and the ever-changing water views and sunsets won't disappoint.

Spotlight

Tastee Lab Building

With a burgeoning life science ecosystem in NYC, the Tastee Lab Building was born. Overseen by Jerry Salama, Principal of Janus Property Company, this property will completely revitalize the growing Manhattanville Factory District bridging Columbia University and City College wth world-famous 125th Street Arts and Culture corridor. This will further serve a thriving residential and commercial neighborhood, rich in history, culture and education.

Sharon Held’s Listings

Listed By Compass
VIRTUAL TOUR
$975,000
2 BD
1 BA