John Crafton

Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker

Real Estate Agent

About John

John Crafton is a seasoned real estate consultant with expertise in multi-family, mixed-use, brownstone, and condominium assignments in Brooklyn and Upper Manhattan. As a Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker, Crafton activates master plan sales and marketing initiatives that create demand in an innovative, yet strategic way, resulting in overall value enhancement for the client. In 2006, Mr. Crafton earned the industry acclaimed, “Rookie of The Year,” honor by setting performance records at a previous firm.

Mr. Crafton has been featured in publications such as The New York Times, Real Estate Weekly, and New York Magazine. In April 2007, Mann Report Residential named Crafton the “Prince of Harlem Real Estate” with a celebrated feature among top-performing Manhattan brokers.

Recognizing that market shifts can drive results, Crafton prides himself as a deal maker. It is a distinctive set of strengths and personal brand that distinguishes him within the industry. With an acute awareness of the market, Crafton has fostered a reputation for understanding buyers and sellers. Buyers receive Crafton's unbridled ability to listen and apprehend intention. Sellers note his meticulous negotiation to the execution of a creative vision, integrated marketing, and history of out-performing market prices, resulting in unparalleled immersive experiences.

Prior to Douglas Elliman, Crafton was an executive in the music business. It was in this industry where he learned the art of the deal, negotiation, and transferable business skills that would later assist him in a career in New York City real estate—the most competitive and demanding market in the world.

In addition to real estate, Mr. Crafton is active in his hometown Uniondale community, where he has orchestrated several significant art projects and encourages disenfranchised students to pursue entrepreneurship and careers in business. He has addressed Uniondale High School, The College of Mount Saint Vincent and IS 339 in the Bronx. With his involvement in the Reginald F. Lewis Foundation, Mr. Crafton is committed to raise awareness in education, self-empowerment, and industrialism.

His passions aside real estate includes reading, philosophy, martial arts, fitness, and time with family.
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John Crafton

280 Metropolitan Ave
Brooklyn, 11211

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