Three Decades of Experience


Shirley Hackel shares insider insights and observations about real estate. Serving the Manhattan community since 1980, she offers timely information about market conditions, emerging trends, and current issues. With a successful track record of more than 35 years, she empowers buyers and sellers to make informed decisions.  A trusted adviser, she provides the highest level of customer service.

An experienced strategist and skillful negotiator, she brings sensitivity and integrity to every business deal. For buyers, she uncovers and evaluates the possibilities; for sellers, she defines marketing strategy. For both, she's a patient listener and creative thinker. Keenly attentive to details, she provides flawless execution for every transaction. 

Not surprisingly, over three quarters of her business comes from referrals. Well-respected for her market knowledge, judgment, and discretion, she is quoted often in the consumer and trade press. A recognized industry expert, she has been writing a monthly column since 2003. As past co-chair of the Real Estate Board of New York’s prestigious NYRS® credential program for top residential agents, she has led the way to raise industry standards. A top producer for multiple years, she was named by NY Residential Magazine as "Top Ten Women of 2010."