The Harkov Lewis Team
One of New York City’s elite power brokers, Ari is known as one of the preeminent experts in the residential real estate market in NYC and offers his clients exceptional negotiation skills, market knowledge, customer service, and sophisticated pricing and valuation expertise. He has built and led the Harkov Lewis Team to its position amongst the top teams in NYC and in the United States and oversees all operations of the team.
Ari began his career as one of the fastest rising agents ever seen in the industry and was awarded the coveted Rookie of the Year award by the Real Estate Board of New York and named by Crain’s as one of the top five residential brokers to watch under the age of 30 in New York City. He is now firmly established as one of the leaders in the industry and regularly sought after by developers and large institutions as well as past clients and their referrals.
Frequently quoted in the press and a regular participant on industry panels, Ari holds an MBA with honors from Columbia University and a BA with honors from Vassar College.
He resides in Brooklyn with his wife and three sons and is a passionate plant-based endurance athlete.
Ari Harkov – Founder
Lic. Assoc. R.E. Broker
Warner Lewis is a highly acclaimed real estate professional at Brown Harris Stevens in New York City. With a long list of accolades and accomplishments throughout his career, he has become a renowned figure in the industry. As a recipient of the prestigious Producer’s Council, Sapphire Club, and Gold and Silver Circles from Halstead, Warner provides his clients with a level of personal attention and customer service that is unparalleled.
Having grown up in New York City, Warner has an intimate knowledge of the Manhattan and Brooklyn real estate markets, and his extensive expertise and market knowledge are invaluable to his clients. He has built his business almost exclusively on referrals, a testament to his outstanding reputation and the trust he has earned from his satisfied clients.
Warner’s commitment to his clients is unwavering, and he is known for his professionalism, integrity, and attention to detail. He is dedicated to helping his clients achieve their real estate goals and providing them with a stress-free and enjoyable experience. With his exceptional track record and expertise, Warner is undoubtedly one of the most respected and sought-after real estate professionals in the business.
Warner Lewis – Founder
Lic. Assoc. R.E. Broker
Christopher Crawford is a leading real estate professional who has completed a high-volume of transactions in Manhattan and Brooklyn. He excels at building strong relationships with his clients and helping them navigate the often-overwhelming New York City market with ease. No matter their goals, Christopher uses his boundless energy, creativity and problem-solving skills to deliver consistently successful outcomes.
After earning a bachelor’s degree in marketing and international business from the University of Delaware, Christopher began working at a real estate startup. At that rapidly growing company, he formed his elite understanding of business development, customer service and the intricacies of the rental market. Christopher is agile and adaptable, with excellent critical thinking and strategic marketing skills, and excels in representing landlords and renters alike as a member of The Harkov Lewis Team.
Originally from New Jersey, Christopher has lived in New York City for 5+ years and currently resides in Williamsburg, where he loves the vibrant community. In his free time, he likes to stay active by working out, golfing, playing basketball, and enjoys trying different restaurants in the neighborhood. He is an avid NY sports fan and is looking forward to a Jets Super Bowl in 2024. Christopher also enjoys heading to family homes down the Jersey Shore in the summer and in Vermont in the winter.
Lic. R.E. Salesperson
Jordan Crystal is a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson with the Harkov Lewis Team. Jordan started her career in the fashion industry in wholesale sales. She transferred her skill set to the world of custom menswear and now brings her customer service, client relationship focus, and unmatched energy to her work on the Harkov Lewis Team!
With more than eight years of sales experience, Jordan provides the highest level of service to her clients with a sharp attention to detail and a keen eye for aesthetics. She brings peerless focus and dedication to her client relationships and believes every real estate journey—like a good suit—should be tailor made.
Jordan graduated with an Accounting and Marketing degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Her passions lie within fashion, interior design, cooking, and all things NYC.
LIC. R.E SALESPERSON
We’ve worked with Ari’s team for 10 years, both in rental and purchase/sales transactions. He (and his team) are top notch! They are reliable, honest, responsive with deep expertise in real estate. Ari is a consummate professional, and believes in investing in relationships. There have been a number of times we’ve relied on Ari’s judgement, and he never steered us wrong. We would have absolutely no hesitation recommending him for real estate in NYC.
As an entrepreneur and sales professional for 20+ years, Melissa Delaney is equipped with the skills and expertise needed to successfully guide her clients in their home buying, selling, and investing. Dedicated and persistent, she has many years of customer service experience, which she draws from to understand her clients’ needs, advise them accordingly, provide 24/7 support, and successfully close the deal.
Prior to her real estate career, Melissa owned and operated several bars and restaurants. During this time, she honed her customer service skills and strengthened the qualities needed as a business owner, managing a large team and overseeing all marketing and corporate events. Before this, Melissa worked in advertising sales for Cosmopolitan, Harper’s Bazaar, and Mademoiselle magazines.
After graduating from Villanova University, Melissa moved to the Upper West Side of Manhattan, where she has lived for over two decades with her 3 children. She is a neighborhood expert, having seen the area develop and evolve since she bought her first apartment there in 2000. She has served as Vice President of her co-op board for over 12 years.
Lic. R.E. Salesperson
Christian Emanuel is a Licensed Salesperson and an eight-year veteran of real estate sales.
He is passionate about architectural history and the ways in which the city’s development over time affects how we build, buy, sell, and live today. From building technology and zoning to social and political history, and from architectural styles to neighborhood identity, Christian has a unique and robust knowledge of New York’s built environment.
In addition to his historical insights and research specialties, Christian brings a high degree of specificity to key aspects of home searches and sales, including comparable analyses, valuations, property provenance, and tailored advertising and marketing strategies.In his spare time, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Historic Districts Council, a non-profit organization that advocates for historic neighborhoods across the five boroughs.
Lic. R.E. Salesperson
Christie applies her insider expertise as a former broker/operator at a development and resale firm to benefit her clientele of developers, sellers, and buyers alike. Having brokered over 200 transactions and brought 11 boutique developments to market, Christie brings a comprehensive knowledge of the market, new development, marketing strategies, and creative deal structuring for both sides of the table. Her true insight, though, comes from an innate understanding of her clients and their needs. Christie believes in putting people first, and in the process, has also established a trusted network of industry professionals to help serve her clients, from architects and contractors to mortgage brokers and attorneys.
Prior to joining New York City’s fantastic world of real estate, Christie honed her eye for detail during some post-college glory days on PEOPLE Magazine’s dotcom editorial staff. Christie graduated cum laude a hop, skip, and jump away at Connecticut’s Fairfield University. An original New Yorker born in the fifth borough (Staten Island), she was raised on the shores of New Jersey. She currently resides on another waterfront in Williamsburg, where she back-bends to her heart’s content in hot yoga and happily returns home from travel and culinary adventures near and far.
Lic. Assoc. R.E. Broker
“Extremely personable and a very personal experience. Excellent communication and the business aspect couldn’t have gone smoother. In fact, I think we broke some records. 10/10 would again.”
Approaching every interaction with honesty and integrity, Kerrie builds relationships with her clients that far outlast any individual transaction. Having purchased and renovated her own townhouse, she understands firsthand how stressful buying, selling, and renovating a home can be. Bringing an unusual degree of knowledge and expertise to her clientele, her number one goal is to make the entire process as efficient and stress-free as possible.
After moving to NYC from the Midwest, Kerrie formed a deep love and knowledge of the many vibrant and diverse neighborhoods that make this city great. She has represented buyers, sellers, landlords, and tenants across Manhattan and Brooklyn. Having handled everything from co-ops, condos, and new developments to landmarked brownstones, Kerrie is the knowledgeable resource you need and want on your side.
Kerrie was named to Halstead Real Estate’s Emerald Club, which includes agents who have sold a property between $6-$10 million dollars. When not working or traveling, she can be found hanging out on her stoop with her husband, two kids, and a dog named Louis.
LIC. R.E. SALESPERSON
Marc Schaeffer values customer service and honest straightforward communication above all else. Marc has 18 years of sales experience and 12 years as a licensed real estate agent working with clients ranging from first time buyers to high net worth individuals. As an owner of both a single family and investment property, and a father of a middle schooler he understands the challenges of raising a family in the NYC grid. Marc holds the rank of Eagle Scout and has carried the lifelong philosophy of “Be Prepared.” His background as an actor and dancer helped him to develop strong interpersonal skills, helping him effectively read body language and ask the right questions. When he is not selling real estate, Marc loves spending time with his family and friends. He enjoys cooking/grilling, eating new cuisines, triathlons, wine, and staying active as a member at the NYAC. Marc has lived in New York for over 20 years and loves learning about the history of landmarked buildings.
Lic. R.E. Salesperson
“I was just reading a few articles about Brooklyn real estate and was thinking how much I owe you for helping me to buy this place and telling me to put in a bid over asking price. Had I not done that, I would still be renting. So thank you, thank you, thank you!”
With a positive mindset, Douglas Schubert is continually pushing himself to explore new paths to achievement. Having sourced, negotiated, and closed a wide array of real estate transactions from starter apartments, commercial storefronts, to mixed-use building sales, he possesses an unparalleled level of results-oriented deal making ability. From leasing to sales to property management, there isn’t a facet of the real estate business he hasn’t covered.
In assisting his clients, Douglas won’t ever leave a stone unturned, not just because of his tenacity and focus; but because he thrives in creating inevitable success. Keeping up with latest trends, journals, and market knowledge both locally and globally gives his clients a competitive edge while his deep network of longtime contacts keeps everyone ahead of curve and even inspire off-market transactions. His capabilities have been rewarded with satisfied customers, constant referrals, a growing roster of exclusives, and repeat business.
Having studied The Classics and Archaeology at Tufts University Doug retains a strong interest in world history, ancient culture, and art history. Equally important is his diverse and active lifestyle with a focus on wellbeing including exercise, nutrition, mindfulness, travel, and the arts.
Lic. R.E. Salesperson
Daniel is a lifelong Brooklyn resident who has seen firsthand the evolution of real estate throughout the borough and NYC as a whole. With 7 years of experience as a Realtor, Daniel has assisted in sales spanning from coops and condos to single-family and multifamily properties throughout Brooklyn and Manhattan.
Daniel’s passion for real estate and commitment to the highest level of customer service have allowed him to provide a seamless transaction experience for his clients. As both a Certified Buyer’s Representative (CBR) and Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE), Daniel is adept at analyzing his clients needs and goals to see where they fit in the current market, negotiating terms, and successfully managing the numerous parties and aspects involved in a transaction from the initial consultation through to the closing table and beyond.
Lic. R.E Salesperson
Caryn Silver has gained a breadth of experience in multiple facets of the residential real estate industry over the past 20 years. Having entered the industry working for a developer, she was involved with pre-development planning, marketing, market research, legal, development and sales. Prior to joining the Harkov Lewis Team, she worked at Brown Harris Stevens Development Marketing as Aguayo Team Manager. Caryn was responsible for operations and accounting for well over $1 billion in sales volume, along with supporting a team of 17 agents, and marketing over 15 boutique new development projects.
At the Harkov Lewis Team, Caryn heads operations, and brings her organizational and analytical skills, structured problem solving, meticulous attention to detail, and hands-on approach to deliver dependable, quality work and establish strong and trusting relationships with clients and colleagues.
Caryn holds an MBA from New York University Stern School of Business and a BBA from George Washington University.
Chief of Staff
Emily is a highly skilled Marketing and Administrative Director who brings a wealth of customer service and business management experience to the Harkov Lewis Team. Her primary responsibilities involve heading all marketing efforts for the team and its listings while providing administrative support for agents and clients.
With a background in hospitality management, Emily has developed remarkable organizational skills that allow her to provide clients with exceptional experiences. Her passion for quality and attention to detail ensures that the team’s clients receive top-notch service and communication throughout the buying or selling process.
Emily holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Cincinnati and a Master of Business Administration from Xavier University. Her advanced education and extensive experience in marketing and business management make her an invaluable asset to the team.
Marketing and Administrative Director
“Ari is an expert real estate broker with a mastery of the transaction process and a nose for identifying opportunity and value in a highly competitive market. Ari was patient and empathetic to my needs as a first time buyer. With Ari comes a full team of highly skilled and diligent individuals. Ari and his team made what might have been a difficult process rather easy and I plan to work with Ari again in the future.”
Andy Camacho is an Administrative Assistant with the Harkov Lewis Team. As an integral member of the team’s operations staff, Andy heads up the Multi Family team as well as being responsible for scheduling, logistics, research, agent support, and more. Andy’s positive and upbeat attitude, calm demeanor, and open mind shine through his internal and client-facing interactions on a daily basis. He is a deft multi tasker, offers exceptional attention to detail, and displays an unparalleled work ethic. Andy is a resident of Williamsburg and recently obtained his degree in economics
Alice Duong is an Administrative Assistant with the Harkov Lewis Team. Alice is a true embodiment of efficiency and reliability. With a keen eye for detail and a drive to always improve, Alice consistently delivers high-quality work that supports the success of the team. Her BBA degree in finance and investments from Baruch College, combined with her real estate license, brings a unique blend of education and practical experience to her role. Her ability to effectively manage day-to-day operations and support her team and clients has helped the team to stay organized and on track, ensuring a seamless experience for everyone involved. Alice’s skills in underwriting properties, conducting research, and running comps provide valuable insights and support for investment decisions, making her an integral part of the operations team.
“Jack really listened to me and beyond that he “got” what I was going for. He is personable and very knowledgeable. He’s not the type of agent who tries to talk you into anything but rather he facilitated my processing so that by the end of the day I really knew what kind of apartment and even what kind of neighborhood would best suit me.”
As a Multi-Family Administrative Assistant with the Harkov Lewis Team Gabriella plays a crucial role by collecting due diligence from real estate brokers, investors, and owners, keeping meticulous track of client deals. She compiles rent rolls and builds offer templates, which are essential to the transaction process. Gabriella is a resident of the Upper West Side and graduated from Yeshiva University with bachelor’s degree in finance.
A creative by nature, a professional by choice, and a night owl by habit, Hannah Lehrfeld understands the value of being well-rounded. Her many perspectives inform her everyday life, and, in turn, her work. Whether it be as a writer, or a real estate salesperson, or the Leasing Assistant to the Harkov Lewis team, she brings a unique personal touch to everything that she does. In her current role, Hannah provides unparalleled support to both her fellow team members and her clientele, and offers incomparable customer service and organizational skills.
As an Administrative Assistant on the Acquisitions Team, Manuel provides support to the townhouse portfolio. This includes producing rent roll templates, attending walkthroughs, conducting due diligence and research. With an extensive background in customer service, Manuel strives to exceed client expectations through a tailored experience. As a crucial member of the team’s operations staff, Manuel is responsible for scheduling, logistics, research, agent support, and more.
As a resident in Westchester County, Manuel graduated with an Economics degree from Fordham University and is actively pursuing an MBA.
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