HHRR May 17, 2023

Howard Hanna | Rand Realty proudly welcomes J.Philip Faranda and the agents of J. Philip Real Estate to new locations in Briarcliff Manor and Carmel

Nanuet, NY, Howard Hanna | Rand Realty, New York’s #1 real estate firm, is pleased to welcome J. Philip Faranda and the agents of J. Philip Real Estate to their new locations in Briarcliff Manor and Carmel, New York. 

This significantly expands the footprint of Howard Hanna | Rand Realty with two new offices in New York state, located in Briarcliff Manor, Westchester County (522 North State Rd, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510), and Carmel, Putnam County (529 Route 52, Carmel, NY 10512).

Philip Real Estate is widely recognized as a premier independent brokerage serving Westchester and Putnam County, outselling all Westchester and Putnam-based boutiques by unit every year since 2017. With a team of experienced and highly skilled professionals, J. Philip Real Estate has built a reputation for excellence in delivering top-notch results and client advocacy.

Matthew Rand, CEO of Howard Hanna | Rand Realty, expressed his enthusiasm stating, “We are thrilled to welcome J. Philip Real Estate and team to the Howard Hanna | Rand Realty family, as his expertise in technology and marketing within the real estate industry will undoubtedly enhance our position as the most innovative and creative brokerage in the industry.”

Philip Real Estate takes pride in its ability to stay ahead of the curve by providing cutting-edge solutions, which perfectly align with Howard Hanna | Rand Realty’s unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional service to its clients by leveraging the latest technology and dynamic solutions that help clients achieve their real estate goals in the most efficient and effective way possible. 

Renee Zurlo, NY General Manager, shared her excitement about the collaboration: “This is a significant milestone for both Howard Hanna | Rand Realty and J. Philip Real Estate. We will amplify our collective strengths, expand our reach, and offer unparalleled resources to our clients. This will undoubtedly enhance our ability to provide the best real estate experiences throughout New York and Connecticut.”

Philip Faranda, Founder and Principal of J. Philip Real Estate, is equally excited, “I have known the Rands for almost 15 years and always had the greatest respect for Joe, Matt, and of course Marsha in our many collaborations in transactions, association, and MLS matters, and industry events. It was important for me to align myself with a family-owned brand that was committed to professionalism and forward thinking. I see this as a significant opportunity to help our agents be the best in the business and give the clients an experience that will be the standard by which all our competitors will seek to measure themselves. I look forward to growing our market share and turning heads, thanks to now having the backing of the biggest private company in America.”

Howard Hanna | Rand Realty has a long-standing reputation for excellence in the industry, delivering exceptional real estate services across the region. The addition of J. Philip and the agents of J. Philip Real Estate further solidifies Howard Hanna | Rand Realty’s position as a dominant force in the market, providing an expanded range of services and an even greater level of client satisfaction.

Howard Hanna | Rand Realty and J. Philip Real Estate clients can expect an expanded network of real estate professionals, cutting-edge technology tools, and a comprehensive suite of services tailored to their individual needs. 

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. Howard Hanna | Rand Realty serves 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 randrealty.com.

About Howard Hanna: The Hanna Family of Companies proudly provides real estate, title, insurance, and mortgage services to clients across 13 states. As the largest family-owned and -operated real estate brokerage in the United States, this full-service real estate company has more than 500 offices and 15,000 sales associates and staff, including many of the industry’s top-producing real estate, title, mortgage, and insurance agents. For more information, visit www.HowardHanna.com