Head of Downtown Division
Senior Partner, The Field Team
Senior Global Real Estate Advisor, Associate Broker
Mara Flash Blum, Associate Broker, Senior Global Real Estate Advisor, is consistently ranked among the Sotheby’s International Realty’s top producers since rankings began in 2009. WSJ Ranked Individually 2019 by Real Trends. Her hard work, deep knowledge of the real estate market and tenacious spirit propels her to close deals under any market condition. Expanding her services to her client base, in 2020 she joined forces with her longtime partner, Nikki Field and founded The Flash Collection, the downtown division of The Field Team. Their uptown/downtown partnership has provided their clients with the benefit of two top ranking real estate mavericks. The Field Team is SIR’s #1 Ranked Team of Global Portfolio Advisors. We service referrals from around the world through our global partners. Another accomplishment includes the successful sellout of downtown’s most distinguished new development prewar condominium, 212 Fifth Avenue with its $80 million penthouse sale.
Most importantly, she consistently performs for her sellers positioning their homes in the marketplace to sell at the highest possible sales price. Staging, pricing, negotiating and closing are her strengths. Recognized as a downtown leading expert, Mara regularly advises developers seeking real-time market intelligence regarding supply/demand and pricing conditions. With a record of sales achievements across a broad array of Manhattan’s premier neighborhoods, Mara earns enthusiastic referrals from her loyal client base that buy and sell with her time and time again. Whether downsizing or upgrading, her joy comes from servicing her clients well and transitioning them to their new homes and new beginnings.
Premium service, innovative marketing strategies, unparalleled ethical standards and superior negotiating skills are what distinguish Mara as a leader in the industry. Mara works assiduously to design an effective client-specific plan to attain optimal results. Her unique marketing vision and real estate acumen coupled with Sotheby’s International Realty’s venerable branding and international reach make for a powerful combination.
Mara earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University, School of the Arts. She resides in the Flatiron District with her husband. A former actress, Mara has been featured in the BBC’s Super Homes, a documentary film about buying and selling Manhattan real estate. Distributed both in the United States and internationally, the documentary highlights Mara’s insights into, and passion for, the New York real estate market. Her properties have been featured on NBC Open House NYC, CBS Living Large, Wall Street Journal House of the Day, Mansion Global, Forbes and New York Times On the Market. Guest Broker on Good Morning New York and Urban Digs. She is a REBNY member, NYRAC member and NYRS, New York Real Estate Specialist.