Mr. Garvin began his real estate career with Massey Knakal in 2004. He specializes in the Upper East Side market, and has been involved in the sale of properties with an aggregate value of more than $600,000,000. Mr. Garvin is involved in many different aspects of the real estate community. He received his masters in Real Estate from New York University and teaches there as an adjunct professor. He has been a source for publications such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Post, Mann Report, and Real Estate Weekly. He is also a member and instructor for the Real Estate Board of New York as well as a member of the REBNY Sales Brokers Committee. In 2011, Mr. Garvin was awarded the Annual Louis Brause PIER Award for representing overall values company-wide.
Mr. Garvin is an active participant in the nonprofit world. He served on the board of trustees for the James Lennox House where he chaired the fundraising committee and was a member of the nominating committee. He is a member of the advisory board of Cristo Rey High School; a nonprofit high school that combines on-the-job work experience with academics. He is also a weekly volunteer at The Ronald McDonald House of New York located on East 73rd Street.
Prior to real estate, Mr. Garvin worked with Novartis Pharmaceuticals as a senior sales consultant. He was a member of its marketing team, leadership development team, was an international sales trainer and was named Salesman of the Year. Before Novartis, he worked as a full-time volunteer on the island of Chuuk in Micronesia.
Mr. Garvin was born and raised in New York City. He attended Regis High School on the Upper East Side and graduated from Fordham University. He was a varsity soccer player at Fordham and continues to play soccer, tennis, and golf as well as compete in triathlons in his free time. He can be reached in the Manhattan office at 212.696.2500, x7786.