Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Hal is a born and bred New Yorker. He worked in the advertising and marketing field for 18 years in Manhattan prior to moving out to the East End in 1998 to enjoy life at a different pace. Never one to just sit still, he became extremely active in the Hampton’s business community through the purchase, operation and sale of several businesses and commercial properties including Book Hampton, The Snowflake, and The Paradise Restaurant.
Hal evolved his professional career into a consultant for both potential buyers and sellers of businesses and commercial real estate. His experience can help individuals navigate the often-confusing aspects of doing business in this unique locale. Hal’s services include analysis of financial records, pricing of businesses and buildings, marketing of the entities, and consulting to buyers and sellers during the important transition period just before and after the closing. Importantly, he respects the confidential nature of the sellers intent and information as he guides them through the process.
Hal has become the “go-to” professional for Commercial Activity on the East End. With over 300 specialized transactions, customers and clients alike rely on him for his honesty, knowledge and integrity and most important confidentiality. He is always available for guidance to landlords, business owners and investors — when people are in the initial phase of decision making and long after the transaction is complete. A true professional!
Hal resides in lives in East Hampton with his son, two dogs and two cats, and he takes advantage of all the activities the area has to offer. He involves himself in local issues throughout the communities and is often sought after for consultation on matters pertaining to the business environment on the East End.
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Jeff, a lifelong resident of East Hampton, brought his financial background and Manhattan commercial real estate experience to the Hamptons in 2014. After spending years with his family working in construction, he is drawn to design and development which has become a focal point of his expansive, residential brokerage business. Jeff has sourced undervalued properties, funded construction costs/ land acquisition for multiple projects that have sold at record prices. This approach results in constantly looking for creative solutions to find buy side value for his team.
With a large network in the private equity and commercial real estate business throughout the country, many investors are drawn to his projects. While Jeff addresses all price points and opportunities in residential real estate he has expanded his portfolio into the commercial market as well. A key advantage is identifying creative uses for commercial properties and bringing diverse entities into a project to help finance, renovate/ build and realize it’s full potential.
Working tirelessly for buyers and sellers, Jeff understands the urgency, privacy and importance of representing an essential portion of a client’s investment portfolio. Jeff modifies the approach for each listing while working with interior designers, high tech photographers, and architects to offer a tailored program. This results in top notch photos, social media, videos and renderings of properties which are syndicated to the press, print and all pertinent online sites.
A graduate of Trinity College in Connecticut, Jeff studied economics and Hispanic studies. An avid surfer, who has practiced and instructed the sport for years, Jeff is very active in the community and an advocate for conserving the nature of the East End. He also enjoys golfing, fishing, hiking, hunting and traveling the world to pursue these passions.