Top Talent Including a Former Politician and Two Industry Veterans Head to Stribling & Associates in Brooklyn & Manhattan
Posted by Sarah Alvarez — February 17, 2015
NEW YORK, NY - Stribling & Associates announces that three new agents have joined the company including former Director of Community Outreach under former NYC Council speaker Christine Quinn, Anthony Simone, and industry veterans Paul LeMarc Brown and Gina Castellano. Mr. Simone and Mr. Brown are based in Stribling’s Chelsea office at 320 West 23rd Street; Ms. Castellano has joined the Brooklyn office at 386 Atlantic Avenue.
“I’m thrilled that Stribling continues to attract the best and brightest talent whose diverse backgrounds give them unique insights into the New York City market. I wish Anthony, Paul, and Gina even further success and look forward to watching their business grow with us,” said Elizabeth Ann Stribling-Kivlan, President, Stribling & Associates.
Before making his foray into real estate, Mr. Simone enjoyed a lucrative career in New York City government, working for high-profile political campaigns. Prior to that, he worked at Goldman Sachs & Co. in Private Equity.
Mr. Brown brings more than 10 years of real estate experience to Stribling. His areas of expertise include townhouse, co-op, and condo sales, new development sales and rentals, brand launching, commercial leasing, and pro-forma budgeting. He is a graduate of Syracuse University, having studied information management and technology. He previously worked at Corcoran and Douglas Elliman Real Estate.
Ms. Castellano grew up in both Brooklyn and New Jersey, eventually settling in Park Slope where she is deeply rooted in her community. She possesses in-depth knowledge of Brownstone Brooklyn, specializing in neighborhoods from Downtown to Park Slope and beyond. Ms. Castellano joins Stribling from Corcoran.
The new agents say Stribling’s impeccable reputation and platform were key reasons they chose the company, because they are able reach a broad range of buyers, sellers, and renters with highly personalized service and attention.
“Anthony, Paul, and Gina are tremendous additions to Stribling with their great knowledge of New York City and experience working with others,” said Rebecca Mason, Downtown Sales Director.
Catherine Witherwax, Director of Sales in Brooklyn, added “their combined expertise and ability to spot trends gives them a valuable edge that will benefit both their colleagues and customers.”
About Stribling & Associates
Stribling & Associates, Ltd. is a premier residential real estate firm with over 300 agents throughout three locations in Manhattan and one in Brooklyn. As one of the most renowned brokerages in New York, Stribling uses its respected expertise in the current market to provide individualized services to both buyers and sellers. Stribling agents specialize in the sale of luxury townhouses and cooperative and condominium apartments. The company’s philosophy is based on professional, personalized services coupled with exceptional knowledge of key residential market trends. Stribling Private Brokerage specializes in the discreet marketing of properties over $5 million and commands a prominent market share in that sector of Manhattan residential real estate.