Ranked as one of Warburg Realty’s top 10 producing agents since 2015, Claire Groome has been selling real estate in New York since 2001. As an award-winning agent who has sold over $100 million in real estate, she is accomplished in her field and well respected by her clients.
Claire's success comes from the fact that she knows her business well, has a keen eye for value and potential, and delivers "real" honest real estate services to every single client. With genuine caring and a straightforward get things done approach, she has closed deals all over the city, from the Upper East Side where she lives to the Upper West Side, Downtown Manhattan, Brooklyn, and many neighborhoods in between.
Choosing Claire as your agent assures the utmost in attentive full service and timely results whether you're buying or selling a moderate or grand apartment. She is known to work extremely hard and go above and beyond for her clients to achieve their goals, and streamline the real estate process. One example of her pure dedication is demonstrated in the numerous estate sales she has handled delicately and efficiently. Claire has also sold many large luxury apartments for mature clients looking to scale down, where she has done everything from clearing out unwanted items to selling valuable antiques.
A Canadian native, Claire lived in Toronto and Vancouver before coming to New York. She studied Kinesiology at York University, and previously managed a hotel business. Claire's fascination with real estate grew while admiring NYC's wonderful historic and prewar buildings. As the mother of two sons who went to The Brick Church School and are currently studying at The Buckley School, Claire is very active in her sons' activities outside of her work. She is also an active member of the New York Junior League.

Press

12.6.18
Apartment Therapy
Claire Groome talks to Apartment Therapy about the massive clean out process of a hoarder home. https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/buying-hoarder-house-tips-265170
11.21.18
Dwell
Claire Groome and Lisa Larson talk about paperwork home buyers should accomplish before shopping for a home. https://www.dwell.com/article/everything-you-need-to-know-about-buying-a-home-according-to-experts-78f39715
11.20.18
Brick Underground
Claire Groome comments about what to think about when converting a two-bedroom floorplan to a three-bedroom home. The  listing at 1111 Park Avenue, 10C by Harriet Kaufman is also featured. https://www.brickunderground.com/buy/buy-curious-two-bedrooms-into-three-bedrooms
11.2.18
Inman
Claire Groome talks about tips on how to give your listing a face lift. https://www.inman.com/2018/11/02/how-to-give-your-apartment-listing-an-instant-facelift/
10.26.18
Real Estate Weekly
Claire Groome talks about the significance of “good bones”. http://rew-online.com/good-bones-benefits-brokers-builders-resale-market/
10.26.18
Curbed
444 East 86th St., Apt 8D by Suzanne Weinstein and Claire Groome is featured in Curbed. https://ny.curbed.com/2018/10/26/18026604/yorkville-manhattan-apartments-for-sale-open-houses
10.1.18
Domino
Claire Groome and Ted Karagannis talk to Domino about small renovations that will make your home have better resale value. https://www.domino.com/content/best-resale-value-home-renovations/
9.30.18
C.J. Hughes
444 East 86th Street, Apt 32E by Claire Groome and William Vitiello is featured in the New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/30/realestate/homes-that-sold-for-around-750000.html
9.29.18
Forbes
Claire Groome talks about the meaning of good bones and why apartments are valuable when they have good bones. https://www.forbes.com/sites/eustaciahuen/2018/09/29/goodbones/#7a866fa22c79
9.20.18
Mansion Global
Agents Lisa Larson and Claire Groome’s listing at 778 Park Avenue, 2nd Floor is featured. https://www.mansionglobal.com/articles/historic-elegance-meets-modernity-at-this-upper-east-side-prewar-108410
9.18.18
CityRealty Blog
Frederick Peters, Jason Haber, Claire Groome, and Gannon Forrester comment. https://www.cityrealty.com/nyc/market-insight/features/get-to-know/the-post-recession-buyer-amp-seller-psychology-see-how-real-estate-market-has-changed-since-2007/22301
9.14.18
Real Estate Weekly
Closings by Claire Groome and Stuart Selig featured. http://rew-online.com/done-deals-condo-makeover-leads-to-sale/
9.14.18
Cottage and Gardens
Claire Groome talks about the importance of finding a home with godo bones. 778 Park Ave, Apt 2FL by Claire Groome, Lisa Larson; 960 Fifth Avenue, Apt 1C by Claire Groome, Lisa Larson and William Vitiello… More
9.13.18
Cottages & Gardens
Claire Groome explains what it means for an apartment to have “good bones” like her exclusive at 778 Park Avenue with fellow Warburg agents Lisa Larson and William Vitiello. http://www.cottages-gardens.com/Deeds-Donts/September-2018/Good-Bones-Real-Estate/
8.30.18
Forbes
Frederick Peters, Jason Haber, Claire Groome, and Gannon Forrester talk about the market 10 years after the recession. https://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffsteele/2018/08/30/inside-the-minds-of-manhattan-property-buyers-10-years-after/#7b14d8ad22ac
7.25.18
Realtor.com
Claire Groome talks about how important the kitchen is during open houses and its affect on potential buyers. https://www.realtor.com/advice/sell/kitchen-grossing-out-buyers/
6.29.18
REAL Trends
Claire Groome was named one of REAL Trends America’s Top Real Estate Agents by Sales Volume in 2017. https://www.realtrends.com/rankings/americas-best/
6.27.18
Apartment Therapy
Agents Claire Groome and Gill Chowdhury comment. https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/move-in-ready-meaning-260034
5.4.17
Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal advertisement celebrating Warburg Realty’s 2016 Top 10 Producers.
2.21.17
DNAinfo
Claire Groome weighs in on the NYC real estate market mindset. https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20170221/upper-west-side/new-york-city-real-estate
11.18.16
Brick Underground
Lisa Larson and Claire Groome’s listing at 1060 Fifth Avenue was featured in a round up of homes with grand dining rooms for holiday entertaining. http://www.brickunderground.com/Covet/A-dining-room-tailor-made-for-holiday-entertaining
11.4.16
The New York Times
Lisa Larson and Claire Groome’s 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom exclusive in a pre-war Carnegie Hill building was featured in The New York Times’ On the Market column. https://nyti.ms/2e9p73e
6.16.16
New York Post
Lisa Larson and Claire Groome’s exclusive penthouse listing at 1130 Park Avenue was a featured Dream Home of the week.  
6.1.16
CASTLES Magazine
Lisa Larson and Claire Groome’s stunning penthouse exclusive at 1130 Park Avenue was the June cover property. https://issuu.com/castlesmag/docs/mag_2_compressed-_new_york
2.5.16
The New York Times
Claire Groome represented the buyers in this week’s “Big Ticket” runner up in The New York Times. http://nyti.ms/1URrYZC
1.1.16
The Real Deal
Claire Groome weighs in on how the recent federal interest rate hike will influence the NYC real estate market. http://therealdeal.com/issues_articles/the-interest-rate-upshot/    
10.21.15
New York Observer
Claire Groome was interviewed for a story on the social factors that play into one’s acceptance potential at some of New York’s most exclusive cooperatives. http://observer.com/2015/10/still-snooty-gaining-acceptance-to-some-co-ops-is-as-hard-as-ever/ 
7.8.15
New York Observer
Claire Groome’s loft listing in Soho was the week’s opener. http://observer.com/2015/07/off-the-wall-a-soho-loft-presents-plenty-of-reconfiguration-options-for-5-89m/
4.21.15
DNAinfo
MANHATTAN — Manhattan house hunters are frustrated with good reason: there aren’t a lot of apartments to choose from right now. The borough had just 10,243 units on the market in the first quarter of 2015… More
5.6.14
New York Family
What distinguishes you from others in your field? What expertise and experience do you bring to the table? I have been taught over my 12-year career that real estate is a relationship business disguised as a… More
2.1.14
Mann Report Residential
Warburg Realty, one of Manhattan’s leading real estate companies, recently announced its top 10 brokers for 2013.  Longtime Warburg agent Wendy Greenbaum was the leading broker, followed by Richard Steinberg and Jay Glazer. The top ten… More
1.14.14
Press Release
WARBURG REALTY® ANNOUNCES TOP 2013 BROKERS Wendy Greenbaum, Richard Steinberg and Jay Glazer Lead the Firm’s Most Successful Agents Warburg Realty®, one of Manhattan’s leading residential real estate companies, has announced its top 10 brokers for… More
12.30.13
Mann Report Residential
Warburg Realty®, one of Manhattan’s leading residential real estate companies, announced leading broker Wendy Greenbaum as the Top Sales Agent in 2013 at the firm’s annual holiday party. A broker in the firm’s 654 Madison Avenue… More
10.25.13
The Real Deal
From left: Claire Groome and 941 Park Avenue Price: $11,250,000 Listing broker: Claire Groome of Warburg Realty Address: 941 Park Avenue
6.9.13
The New York Times
It’s a deal. Or is it? After apartment-hunting in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, for months this spring, Dr. Ronald Nath finally lucked out with a two-bedroom duplex at the top of a condominium, listed at $800,000. A day after… More
3.17.13
The New York Times
Upper East Side Co-op $925,000 MANHATTAN 111 East 75th Street, #4A A two-bedroom one-bath with a washer/dryer and a fireplace in a prewar elevator building with a live-in superintendent. Lisa Chajet, Claire Groome, Warburg Realty; warburgrealty.com… More

Testimonials

4.23.18
Testimonial from Andrew G

Claire is really the best agent I have ever worked with, renting or buying. She has met or exceeded our expectations every time on the four properties she has bought and sold and rented for us over the past 5 years.

4.23.18
Testimonal from Dr. Louise Buck

Many thanks for your skillful assistance throughout the whole sale process of my apartment,  from the sale through the placement of funds in my bank.  I appreciate your personal warmth as well. My best to you.

11.3.14
Testimonial from Mick Furlong

I was first introduced to Claire when I moved to New York from Ireland in 2004. She gave me great insight in to the real estate market in New York. Some might find the thoughts of searching for a home in a city as large as New York daunting, but having a realtor like Claire to guide you takes away all the surprises and makes it a fun experience. She takes great pride in her job and will always goes above and beyond to find the property that meets all of your needs and expectations. Claire is not the type of realtor who is looking to get a quick sale and move on, she is looking to build a great relationship with all her clients. I am proud to say that I can still call on Claire for anything 10 years later and view her as a great friend. I have recommended Claire to many of my friends and they all have had great experiences and speak very highly of her. When I had to relocate to Boston with my family in late 2012, I could think of no one better than Claire to bring my lovely apartment to the market. She gave it her personal touch and got it sold a great price. I would have no hesitation in recommending Claire to any prospective buyers or sellers.

10.26.14
Testimonial from Lucy G. Feller

It is so easy for me to recommend Claire Groom as a Complete Broker. not only did she sell my 15 room Park Avenue apartment where I had lived for 44 years, but she showed me the perfect downsized  apartment, where I am now happily ensconced.

A pleasure to work with, she goes beyond the responsibilities of a New York Realtor. Whatever your needs for moving, Claire is there with the answer and her physical help.

Moving at best is difficult, but with Claire it almost makes it a pleasure.

10.22.14
Testimonial from Barbara Fields

Claire is the best thing that’s happened to me in a very long time. She spent many days researching the right rental apartment for me which is not her specialty. Did I ever make the right decision going with her.She was so dedicated in helping me find the right place in her preparations that I found my dream apartment in one day of searching.All this with a smile and warmth unexpected. The consequence is I have formed a strong bond with such a lovely and caring person.

10.11.14
Testimonial from Paula Carleton Evans

I am happy to state that from the beginning of my experience working with Claire, I found her to be highly informed, attentive to my interests, preferences, and methods and that she brought an enormous amount of insight into the complex dynamics of my sale and then purchase. Claire was was reliable to a T and always was a pleasure to work with.

I do not intend to move from this home for a long time, but should it happen, without hesitation I would call Claire instantly. I will always fervently recommend her to everyone I know in need of a broker.

10.2.14
Testimonial from Margot Green

Claire Groome was the agent who sold my late partner’s apartment and then found one for me. She not only is a superb professional agent but she has the ability to make the people involved feel so much better while involved in the onerous task of moving.

Claire knows how to zone in on what people really want and not to subject them to seeing far more apartments than are needed.
Even after the deal is complete Claire remains in the picture becoming friends with her clients and seeing that all goes smoothly.
I highly recommend her as the best agent I have ever worked with.

2.19.14
Testimonial from Marcia Bell

I hired Claire to sell my NYC apartment. She gave me great advice, conducted several open houses, and my apartment sold in only 4 weeks! Claire is an enthusiastic and extremely competent residential real estate sales professional. I admire her business and staging skills coupled with her candor and kindness. Claire knows how to sell an apartment! She is a very valuable asset when selling your apartment or home. I highly recommend Claire!

2.6.14
Testimonial from Claudia Shaum

Claire loves what she does, and it shows in her work. Not only is she a real expert – she knows the New York real estate market cold – but she puts so much thought and personal attention into it, that it sets her apart. She takes the time to get to know her clients and brings her own special touch to everything she does.

2.6.14
Testimonial from Elyssa Greenberg

As a first time homeowner, Claire guided me through the rigorous buying process using her extensive knowledge of the New York City Real Estate scene. She went above and beyond her call of duty to assist me through the entire process from finding a neighborhood to sitting at the closing with me. Her attention to the details of the deal were great; however, having someone that I could trust helped make the experience a less stressful experience. I know the next time I need to hire a broker, I will not look any further!

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