HHRR October 11, 2022

Top Kingston Brokerage Joins Industry Leader Howard Hanna | Rand Realty

Nanuet, NY- Howard Hanna | Rand Realty is pleased to announce the acquisition of Murphy Realty Group, located at 304 Wall St, Kingston, NY 12401, in Ulster County.

This expansion in Ulster County, NY, adds over 40 hand-selected local agents, well-known for their experience and knowledge in the area, in an office recognized for over seven years as the #1 independently owned office in the Hudson Valley Catskill Region.

The Murphy Realty Group sets itself apart from its competitors with its service, knowledge, and community relationships, which perfectly aligns with the mission and vision of Howard Hanna | Rand Realty.

“I am incredibly excited about what this represents for the growth and expansion of our brand in New York. Opening an office in a new region is always a tremendous accomplishment for our company, and the Murphy Realty Group brings an exceptional team of agents to the table,” said Matt Rand, Chief Executive Officer at Howard Hanna | Rand Realty.

Murphy Realty Group will continue to operate its office in Kingston, NY, as Howard Hanna | Rand Realty under the leadership of John Murphy. John has been a leader in Ulster County Real Estate for over 30 years, at the top in both residential and commercial sales. He has also been the Kingston High School Football coach for the last 25 years, making him a well-known pillar of the community.

“Howard Hanna | Rand Realty’s impressive marketing strategies, combined with their dedication to their agents, was one of the many reasons we decided to be part of this renowned brand. I am happy to continue to grow and serve our community under the Howard Hanna | Rand Realty brand”, said Murphy.

Renee Zurlo, General Manager of Howard Hanna | Rand Realty New York, concluded, “An office in Kingston will bring tremendous opportunities to our agents and customers. As we expand across New York, a strong presence in the Catskill region is an important element to our success.”

About Howard Hanna | Rand Realty: Howard Hanna Rand Realty has more than 1,100 residential real estate sales associates serving New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut suburbs of New York City. Its 34 offices serve Westchester County, Rockland County, Orange County, Sullivan County, Dutchess County, Ulster County, Putnam and the Bronx in New York, Bergen County, Passaic County, Hudson County, Morris County, Essex County, and Union County in New Jersey, and Fairfield County in Connecticut. Rand also owns and operates Rand Commercial, a commercial real estate brokerage, and Hudson United Home Services, which provides residential mortgage lending, title services, and personal and commercial insurance. For more information, visit https://randrealty.com.

About Howard Hanna Real Estate Services: Howard Hanna Real Estate Services is the largest privately held real estate broker in the United States. The full-service real estate company has nearly 500 real estate, mortgage, insurance, title, and escrow service offices across 13 states, including Allen Tate Realtors® in the Carolinas and F.C. Tucker Company in Indiana, with more than 14,000 sales associates and staff, including many of the industry’s top-producing real estate agents. For more information, visit www.HowardHanna.com.