Mission Statement

Essential New York Real Estate is a Manhattan residential real estate company depicted by a colorful blossoming tree towering over the prestigious Manhattan cityscape. The tree is a symbol of our market strength and deep rootedness in the Manhattan real estate community. The fruitfulness of the tree is locating that one special apartment that not only meets your needs but also exceeds your expectations. The beauty of the tree illustrates our desire to touch buyers, sellers and renters in a very special way.

Our silhouette of the Manhattan skyline represents our selection of thousands of Manhattan Apartments.

Our goal is to provide an outstanding experience for your Manhattan residential apartment search in the areas of a condominium or cooperative apartment, loft or townhouse purchase (or rental) or luxury apartment rental.

Given the complexities of the Manhattan Residential Real Estate marketplace we have committed ourselves to clarity in the dissemination of information while providing the highest level of professionalism and courtesy possible.


About Essential New York Real Estate

Essential New York provides apartment sales, leasing and marketing expertise to individuals buying, renting or selling in Manhattan. We also provide comprehensive assistance to relocating corporate executives as well as owners, sponsors and institutions. We are proud of our parent company the prestigious ATCO Properties and Management, a diversified real estate firm that believes in providing the best in real estate products and services.

No other real estate firm in New York can bring you the unique synergies provided by the ATCO family of companies. ATCO's involvement in design and construction, leasing and management as well as financing, brings a depth and breadth of experience to everything we do, from relocation to rentals and from sales to mortgage financing.

Whether you are buying or renting a new home, or selling your present home, Essential New York can provide you with a whole new level of personal service. Many of our agents have over 15 years experience selling luxury Manhattan cooperatives, condominiums and townhouses. Every one of our agents is an active member of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) and has promised to abide by REBNY's Code of Ethics.

Committed to meeting all of your residential real estate needs, Essential New York is uniquely positioned to help you. Because of the importance we attach to every sale, every rental and every purchase, you receive the benefit of our many years of experience as Manhattan Real Estate Brokers.

Essential New York and our dedicated staff look forward to serving you.


Standard Operating Procedure 

As per New York Real Property Law section 442-h, please see below amendment to Essential New York Real Estate Standard Operating Procedures effective March 25, 2022:Prerequisites that prospective homebuyers must meet prior to receiving services from Essential New York Real Estate LLC:
  • Prospective client must present a valid form of photo identification. A copy of same will be retained in client’s file.
  • An exclusive broker agreement must be signed by prospective homebuyer.
  • Prospective homebuyer must show pre-approval letter from their mortgage lender. If such is not present at time of initial meeting, then it must be acquired within a reasonable timeframe to be agreed upon by broker/agent and client.
  • If purchase is being made entirely by cash, Essential NY Real Estate requires that client presents proof of funds.
Thank you. 
Merav Shalhon