Focus Real Estate is an independent real estate brokerage that leverages the Keller Williams Realty International network of over 150,000 agents, in over 800 offices, in 33 countries. Focus ranked #30 last year in Keller Williams Realty International and has maintained a spot in the Top 3 within New York City and #1 in Long Island.

Keller Williams operates with a deliberateness and vision that relies on principles of profit sharing and a commitment to continual agent education. Inside Keller Williams, transparency, the sharing of information and peer teaching is core to the company’s success and culture. Consequently, Focus draws clients and agents that sincerely value transparency and accountability.

Focus’ top priority is to create a comprehensive and enhanced experience that is direct, transparent, personalized, thorough, and efficient. The Focus approach affords our clients a concierge experience with expert support through our expertise in specialized roles. Our knowledge and values guide our commitment to our clients’ needs first and foremost. Focus Real Estate understands how to navigate real estate transactions through the eyes of our clients. Acting as owners, investors, buyers and sellers of both real estate and business transactions, we have a keen insight into getting deals done around many complex moving parts.

Earl C. Bateman III – Commercial / Gallery Specialist

Earl specializes in the Arts, with an intimate understanding of the technical challenges of operating a gallery, as well as the economics of the art industry at large. He represents landlords and tenants in all office and retail lease transactions, providing current in-depth information on the NY Real Estate market with tough negotiating skills that yield the best terms for his clients.

Earl delivers a broad range of services – from legal and accounting to architectural and construction referrals – before and after the lease is signed. He develops relationships with his clients and helps them best integrate the complex aspects of this dynamic market with their business and vision, bringing professionalism, integrity, responsibility and attention to every project.

212-784-3507 ext 1731

Russell Putterman – Team Leader / Principal

As a business owner and investor with 15 year’s experience in Real Estate, Russell brings his expert knowledge, attention to detail, and depth of experience to his role as the team’s Leader and Listing Specialist.

He has built a business of professionals in specialized positions implementing Gary Keller’s MREA model, with the purpose of adding value by addressing clients’ needs from a place of care, candor, and contribution.

Russell has an experienced understanding of negotiating techniques, market conditions and economic trends, allowing him to navigate all types of real estate transactions of effortlessly.

212-784-3507 ext 1730

Zaha Hadid West Chelsea Art Gallery Row