In 2015, Scott was recognized as the number 30 broker in New York City and among the top 250 in the nation, in sales volume, by the WSJ/ Real Trends Top 1000 list. He is recognized on an annual basis among the top 10 agents within his firm, Brown Harris Stevens. Scott is keen on delivering Visionary Brokerage. This requires bringing the wisdom generated from more than 16 years of experience to bear; the understanding that comes from listening to his clients; the insight that comes from powerfully bringing that wisdom and understanding together; and the vision to find opportunities for both buyers and sellers alike, bringing deals together more effortlessly.
With a focus on cooperative apartments, landmarked townhouses and condominiums, Mr. Harris provides each seller and property with an exceptional level of service and a branded marketing strategy to bring a new buyer to their new home. Time and again, his targeted campaigns have resulted in features in international publications and contributed to a business based largely on referrals. Scott represents both buyers and sellers in top buildings across Manhattan and Brooklyn.
The Harris Residential Team, which Scott founded and leads, allows him to provide the same level of service to his clientele across the sales and rental pricing spectrum.
Concurrently, Scott has developed more than a decade of experience in New Development, closely collaborating with top developers in the planning, marketing, and sales of premier new residential developments, and creating brand identities for extraordinary properties featuring world-class architecture and design.
Mr. Harris has established a sterling reputation with his clients as a creative thinker and listener, able to provide value that extends well beyond his Real Estate expertise. Solving problems proactively, with patience and professionalism, has made him a valuable asset to his clients and has helped him develop a broad network of expert bankers, designers, architects, and other seasoned professionals.
Scott advises buyers with an approach rooted in extensive market knowledge and research. In addition, he advises investors on purchases and management of well-suited properties, including sourcing qualified rental tenants for these units.
Scott is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York. He has achieved the certification as as New York Residential Specialist, and Certified Negotiation Expert. Both designations are reflective of his dedication to excellence.
Prior to Real Estate, Scott gained valuable experience in the fast-moving, real-time nature of the entertainment industry, as an artist manager and exclusive booking agent. These years uniquely prepared him to be a top Real Estate professional in New York City, exposing him to a diverse, international client base which he continues to cultivate.
Scott was born and raised in New Orleans, where he attended The Isidore Newman School. He holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and resides with his wife and three children on the Upper West Side. He is a dedicated marathon runner and crossword enthusiast.