(NEW YORK, NY) — From president to broker, Jeff Appel has joined Halstead Property.
Appel claims that he wanted to become an agent for awhile, “it got delayed and put off, and finally I just decided the time came.”
The former president of Town Residential and mortgage industry veteran has formed the Caracciolo Appel Team, with husband John Caraccioli.
Appel’s job at Halstead entails of resales of his upstate New York portfolio, which includes 17 properties he invested in Syracuse, Binghamton, Albany and Ithaca, and resales in New York City. As a broker, Appel says he has thousands of contacts from his mortgage business days.
After joining Town Residential in 2010 as the firm’s director of professional development, Appel was promoted to president and COO in 2013. In 2014, Appel guided the firm throughout a turbulent dispute between Andrew Heiberger, the founder, and Joseph Sitt, the company’s then-equity partner of Thor Equities, before being let-go.
Most recently Appel was a loan officer at Bank of America.
Halstead Property is the third-largest residential firm in Manhattan with 828 agents.