Amanda S. Brainerd

Brown Harris Stevens

Direct: 212-452-4515


Amanda Brainerd has sold residential property for her clients totaling over $1 billion since her start in the business in 2001. She is recognized among her peers as one of the most professional, creative, and thoughtful agents in the industry. Amanda came to Brown Harris Stevens in 2013 with steadfast adherence to her professional philosophy: always take the high road, move forward, and keep your eye on the ball. Amanda's sales successes illustrate this focused attention to her clients and their goals: - Annually ranked amongst the top New York City Agents. - Has helped over 1,000 buyers find their new home or investment property. - Consistently produces over $50 Million in residential sales each year. - Has sold residential property totaling over $1 billion. Amanda graduated magna cum laude from Harvard with an A.B. in Fine Arts and earned her Master of Architecture degree from Columbia. Immediately following her apprenticeship with Richard Meier & Partners, she and a Columbia colleague built their own successful architecture firm. In 2001, Amanda stopped practicing architecture and began selling real estate. A born and bred New Yorker, Amanda grew up on the Upper East Side and is an alumna of the Nightingale-Bamford School. She and her husband Charles grew up four blocks from each other on Park Avenue in Carnegie Hill, and reside there now, with their three children. Amanda speaks French, German and Italian and is a co-chair of the Council of the Phil at the New York Philharmonic and on the board of the Metropolitan Opera. She is also a novelist; her debut novel AGE OF CONSENT was published by Viking in 2020 and is now available as a Penguin paperback.