Mindy Diane Feldman is an award-winning broker with Halstead Property, LLC. Her practice serves three principal client segments: buyers and sellers of personal residences, individual investors and investor groups, and developers of co-operative and condominium projects in New York City. Her services to developers and investors include advisory and consulting services as well a brokerage, marketing, and sales for both buy- and sell-side transactions.
Mindy joined the firm in 2002 and was first inducted into its prestigious Producer’s Council in 2003 and Gold Circle in 2004. During 2003 and 2004, she was a member of the advisory and sales team for the largest cooperative conversion in the city at that time. In 2004, she was also nominated for the Real Estate Board of New York’s “Most Promising Rookie Salesperson of the Year Award.” She is currently a candidate to become a Real Estate Board of New York board-certified “New York Residential Specialist,” and will be one of less than 150 brokers (out of just under 50,000 licensees) to hold that advanced credential in New York City.
Mindy has been elected twice to serve on her division’s ProAction Committee, which provides an interface between agents and management and advises management on practical and strategic issues. Throughout her tenure, she has been an invited panelist in office-wide training workshops on business building and customer loyalty. She has also served on the panel “How Top Brokers Build and Manage their Businesses,” offered through the firm’s professional development program. She is also one of a five brokers (out of approximately 850) who is regularly invited to teach in the firm’s “Boot Camp” for beginning brokers and new-to-the company recruits. Mindy also regularly teaches seminars and workshops for buyers and investors and has been a frequent resource for industry and lay media such as The Real Deal and the “Real Estate Section” of the New York Times.
Prior to establishing her practice, Mindy was an investment banker, fund manager and investment strategist specializing in emerging economies and emerging markets for almost fifteen years. During her career, she covered and worked in more than fifty countries in Latin America and the Caribbean Basin, Eastern and Western Europe, Central, South and Southeast Asia, North and Sub-Saharan Africa, and Eastern and Western Europe. She held responsibilities ranging from business development and marketing, to capital raising and new product development, and was a highly-published analyst and strategist and a frequent panelist and keynote speaker at industry conferences and meetings.
Before entering the financial services sector, Mindy held positions in public relations and marketing with a major international not-for-profit and in public broadcasting. She also founded a successful consulting firm offering marketing and planning services for private and public sector clients.
Mindy is a graduate of Abbot Academy (Phillips Academy) in Andover, Massachusetts, and received her B.A. and M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, and her M.B.A. form The Wharton School. During her graduate studies, she was an Honorary Fellow of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies, a fellow of the U.S. Department of Education, and a Teaching Assistant in the Department of Marketing.
An active alumna, she has served as a Committee Chair of the Wharton Club of New York, and has been invited to serve on the Board of Directors of PennNYC, the local alumni association of the University of Pennsylvania. Additionally, she serves as Vice President of her boarding school alumni class and was recently Chairperson of its Reunion Gift Committee, which broke all records for gross proceeds and participation among alumni women. In 2007, she was elected to the Board of Directors of the Abbot Academy Association, an internal grantmaking organization at Phillips Academy, and was invited to serve on the school’s Alumni Council. Also in 2007, she became the Charter Sponsor of PennNYC.
Mindy is trilingual in English, Portuguese and Spanish, fluent in French, and has a working knowledge of Italian. She has also studied Farsi, German and Russian.