14 Mar2018

CORFAC International Welcomes New York-Based Helmsley Spear, LLC, to the Network

CORFAC International is pleased to announce that Helmsley Spear, LLC, has joined the CORFAC global real estate network as its newest domestic affiliate, serving clients in New York City.

“We’re excited to welcome Helmsley Spear, a highly respected real estate company in New York, to our network of best-in-class entrepreneurial brokerage firms,” said Andy Jaffe, President of CORFAC International. “This addition enables us to provide the highest quality service to companies in Manhattan and around the world, which is essential to our growth as a global real estate brokerage network.”

“CORFAC International provides the global platform that allows us to serve our New York-based clients when they have real estate needs in other cities,” said Scott M. Bloom, Executive Vice-President/Principal of Helmsley Spear. “We also see a tremendous opportunity to assist other CORFAC members with client assignments in Manhattan and throughout New York.”

“CORFAC members possess the same entrepreneurial spirit and hands-on principal involvement that we take pride in offering at Helmsley Spear,” said Kent M. Swig, President/Principal of Helmsley Spear. “While we had other options to obtain an international platform, the quality, integrity and ease of the CORFAC referral model and its members provided the best fit for our growth plans.”

Established in 1866, Helmsley Spear is the oldest continuously operating real estate service firm in the United States. In addition to providing a full range of industrial, office, retail and investment real estate brokerage services, Helmsley Spear’s business includes third-party property management, development and ownership. 

Helmsley Spear principals are very active in the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the Young Men’s/Women’s Real Estate Association (YMWREA). The firm is located at 770 Lexington Avenue in Manhattan. 



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CORFAC International is comprised of privately held entrepreneurial firms with expertise in office, industrial and retail brokerage, tenant and landlord representation, investment sales, multifamily, self-storage, acquisitions and dispositions, property management and corporate services. Founded in 1989, CORFAC has 47 firms in the U.S., 5 in Canada and 17 in international markets, including Australia, Colombia, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Romania, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. CORFAC offices completed more than 10,000 lease and sales transactions totaling 500 million square feet of space valued in excess of $8.0 billion in 2017.