John A Herbst
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
About John A
A former compliance professional with major NYC financial firms, John Herbst understands the arts of quality service, creative problem solving, effective negotiating and the importance of clear communication. John has leveraged his experience in banking, finance and consulting to assist clients in the fast-paced NYC real estate market, and brings his knowledge of market fundamentals, marketing strategies, negotiating skills and absolute integrity to bear in all he does to support his clients. With 20 years of financial services expertise, John is well respected within the Wall Street community.
John began his finance career as a securities investigator with the NASD, the country’s leading securities regulatory body. He then moved into the banking and brokerage industry, joining PaineWebber, later acquired by UBS Investment Bank. While at UBS, John specialized in helping the Swiss investment bank implement comprehensive financial reporting and regulatory compliance programs. He later joined Ernst & Young’s advisory practice where he managed consulting engagements with high-profile clients such as Goldman Sachs, Barclays Bank, and Morgan Stanley.
The pace of a successful Wall Street career has given John an incredible work ethic. Clients rarely find a real estate agent with the drive and absolute dedication to their satisfaction John exhibits in every deal. He takes great pride in protecting the best interests of the buyers and sellers who turn to him for expert guidance and service. John is a true New Yorker and has been a Manhattan resident for over two decades, which has fueled his in-depth knowledge of the diverse neighborhoods, building inventory and recreational offerings that make the city so unique. John loves the theatre, great restaurants, all types of live music and travel when free time allows. He enjoys sports having played for years in the New York Urban Professionals’ Volleyball league, and extends his athleticism to numerous other activities.
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