About Manhattan Boutique Real Estate

Local Expertise and Networks with Global Knowledge

We differentiate ourselves in the New York City (NYC) condominium, cooperative and townhouse markets by how we work with our buyers, sellers, renters, and landlords. Utilizing our global knowledge and real estate expertise, we personalize our service to each of our client’s specific needs. We have represented individuals and corporations from all over the U.S. and over 50 different countries. Manhattan Boutique Real Estate (MBRE NY) is a member of The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY).  Joan Brothers, President, has been featured in “Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate”.  Our team has 75 years of experience and has completed over $500 million in real estate transactions.

We Go Beyond the Deal

The NYC real estate market is unique. Our clients rely on us to address fundamental needs as well as more complicated needs such as how to maximize the value of their NYC real estate. Our value-added network includes connecting you, our client, to expert accountants, attorneys, bankers, contractors, architects, school consultants, and more.

We Lead to Success

With an eye on global news and local trends combined with market expertise, we educate our clients on what makes NYC neighborhoods and properties special.

We Value Long Term Relationships

We take great pride in guiding our clients through a smooth “process” to realize their real estate vision.  We continue our relationships long after the deal is done.

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Media that highlight Joan Brothers and Manhattan Boutique Real Estate

Associations and Organizations we are proud to support and have supported in the past:





  • Asia Society – Asian Art Fair
  • Asian American Business Development Center (AABDC)
  • Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA)
  • Beekman Hill International School, NYC
  • Best for NYC
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Big Sisters Big Brothers of NYC
  • Certified Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)  Supplier Diversity  and Corporate Relocations Specialist
  • China Investment Group of NY (CIG)
  • Chinese Real Estate Association (CHREA)
  • Conscious Capitalism New York – Founding Member
  • Dun & Bradstreet – Verified Business Information
  • Hispanics in Real Estate & Construction
  • JD Basketball
  • Luxe Places – Exclusive Member (New York City), Consortium of Boutique Firms Worldwide
  • Luxury Real Estate
  • Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
  • Marquis Who’s Who
  • National Association of Professional Women
  • NYC Small Business Services
  • NYS MLS, an NAR affiliated MLS
  • Pinoy relief benefit 2014
  • Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)
  • Real Estate Negotation Institute (RENI)
  • Realtor.com
  • Founding Member of REBSEA (Real Estate & Business Social Enterprises Association) *
  • SigFinance
  • Sutton Area Community (SAC) -Taste of Sutton 2014
  • World Journal
  • World Trade Registers
  • Wounded Warriors (just 2 guys org)

* Manhattan Boutique Real Estate donates to our client’s designated charity or cause.

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