In the late 1980’s, during the evolving Manhattan cooperative and condominium conversion developments, Michelle and Benjamin Barshay
began their real estate career marketing numerous projects. Starting in 1995, with hundred’s of conversion units sold and a continuous loyal referral network, together they established the successful business partnership Barshay Brokerage Real Estate Group. Transitioning into private real estate transactions, Barshay Brokerage represents diverse clientele including high profile entertainers, authors, senior executives, leading law firm partners and investors.

Since 2002, Barshay Brokerage continues to be an active member of Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), which is the leading trade organization for New York City Real Estate, composed of over 400 residential firms. Our exclusive properties appear on most of these company’s websites. For sellers and landlords, 14,000 licensed REBNY agents have access to our exclusives. For our buyers and renters we have a comprehensive MLS service, representing thousands of property listings. Barshay Brokerage participates in the REBNY syndication program, which promotes our exclusive properties on over 100 domestic and international real estate sites including The New York Times,, StreetEasy, Trulia and Zillow. As a member, our firm follows REBNY’s strict code of ethics.

Over the years, Barshay Brokerage’s reputation has earned the respect and trust of a host of resources in the real estate industry. This network is available to assist our client’s in navigating the complex NY real estate transaction.

The Press has repeatedly sought the expert advice and solid market knowledge from Michelle and Benjamin Barshay. Featuring numerous quotes and interviews in various publications including The New York Times, New York Post, New York Newsday, The Real Deal New York, The New York Sun, The Cooperator New York, Real Estate Weekly, 7 Days and American Express.

Deeply rooted in the Manhattan community, here is where Michelle and Benjamin’s children were born and raised. With so many exciting neighborhoods to choose from, Greenwich Village has always been their home.
With the commitment to honesty and integrity, relationships are the core of their philosophy. Whether you are a seller, buyer, landlord or tenant, Barshay Brokerage delivers utmost discretion, trustworthiness, as well as a profound regard for your privacy.

“Our Priorities are Simple, They are Yours”