Ben Willig

Team Leader - Anchor Knights - Senior Associate

Ben Willig
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"We were visiting New York from Philadelphia and had two and a half day..."
Kamal R. Zillow.com 2/10/14
"We were visiting New York from Philadelphia and had two and a half days to look at 1-2 bedroom condos. Ben who was recommended by a friend greeted us at our hotel, before check-in and showed us several properties throughout the city for two days. The initial search was based on a list of possible properties that Ben had preselected with our feedback on Agentfolio. In order to use our limited time efficiently, Ben provided a driver and had prearranged our itinerary with appointments at various properties. Ben''s knowledge of NYC gave us a good feel of the prices, architecture, amenities and safety of each area. Ben is a good listener and readily modified what we saw on the second day based on our first day''s experience. The final half day involved returning to our favorite condo in the financial district. Within 5 days we had an accepted offer. He then provided assistance and guidance through the condo application process and within a month of our initial search we were condo owners. At our request he also provided useful suggestions for possible lawyers to use at closing. Ben was attentive and thoroughly professional throughout the process. Without his experience and guidance I doubt whether we would have found our condo and would certainly not have been ushered through the process so efficiently. I feel that no one could could have done better. We would definitely use his services again should the need arise. "
Kamal R. Zillow.com 2/10/14
"I would like to echo Ben Willig's already positive reviews and recomme..."
Brad K. 6/11/13 Yelp.com
"I would like to echo Ben Willig's already positive reviews and recommend Ben Willig to anyone currently looking for a realtor. Throughout the entire process, Ben was extremely helpful and is a genuinely nice person. Ben is not a typical realtor. Despite being extremely busy, Ben always gives off the impression that you are the only person he is working for. He also never pressures you into buying a certain apartment. Instead, he shows you apartments that fit your criteria and stays quiet to let you form your own opinion. Ben also possesses a great blend of professionalism and friendliness. For instance, he worked around the clock (literally) to find us a place in 3 days, but also made time to have lunch with us and get to know us. I know I will be using Ben again in the future and strongly recommend you to do the same. You will not be disappointed."
Brad K. 6/11/13 Yelp.com
"I had an outstanding experience with Anchor - especially working with ..."
Colby G. 10/14/11 Yelp.com
"I had an outstanding experience with Anchor - especially working with Ben Willig! With all of the sketchy brokers out there it was so nice to work with an honest and friendly guy. I moved from Washington, DC up to New York City and Ben was helpful in finding times to look that were convenient for me. In addition, he was very open in our communication and always kept me and my roommate in the loop. Ben has helped not only myself but almost all of my friends find great places in the city that fit our needs and out budget. He was very sensitive to our budget, but also understood the needs of two girls in the city. I would, and do, recommend him to anyone that is looking for a place in New York City. Ben is a great guy who I enjoyed spending a weekend with while looking for a new home in NYC. I definetely recommend Anchor and Ben Willig."
Colby G. 10/14/11 Yelp.com
"I had the please to work with Ben Willig. I was originally looking for..."
Jon F. 10/17/11 Yelp.com
"I had the please to work with Ben Willig. I was originally looking for a rental and he took me all over the city in cabs. He was the first broker that showed me apartments actually in my price range and didn't waste my time. I ended up buying an apartment which he was extremely helpful with including all paperwork. I highly recommend Ben for renting or purchasing an apartment especially if you don't want to waste time. He is honest and very helpful. My friends have used him since my experience with Ben and have all been truly happy with the experience. Very Professional, Highly Recommend!"
Jon F. 10/17/11 Yelp.com
"Ben was a breath of fresh air in my attempts to rent a house. I went t..."
Charlie C. 4/2/13 Zillow.com
"Ben was a breath of fresh air in my attempts to rent a house. I went through what I assume to be a standard indoctrination into NYC Real Estate: 1) Learn about broker's fees. 2) Attempt to avoid them by responding to ads on New York Times, Street Easy, Zillow, and Craig's List. 3) Encounter the absolute scum of the earth in the form of 98% of real estate agents. Finally I got a response from Ben from a particular Zillow request - and the rest was history. Responsive as can be --- brutally honest (You would enter a place and he would tell you right away 10%/15%/no fee, etc.) --- adaptable to your housing desires. I will work with Ben again in my life as a NYC resident. Would be shocking not to."
Charlie C. 4/2/13 Zillow.com

About Ben

“Top 2 Agent of the Year 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009! Agent of the Month: June 2009, January 2010 & August 2010, August 2011, March 2012!!”
Ben graduated from Trinity College (Hartford) with a degree in Economics with Pi Gamma Nu Honor Society and 4 Straight years on the Dean’s List. His prior work experience includes working for Credit Suisse executing Global Corporate Real Estate transactions in Tokyo, Hong Kong, London, Dubai and Korea managing over $3 Billion of expenses and over 1300 employee’s for the international Bank. Ben has since come to Anchor Associates where he has been able to apply his problem solving experience by creating a clear approach to the apartment process for his consumers in the New York City Real Estate market.
At Credit Suisse Ben had directly attributed savings for the Bank in excess of $50 million. Long...

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145 W 12TH ST. #1-5
1 Bedroom Coop in Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village

$3,295

Type: Coop
**145 W 12th St** Garden Views___Laundry + Live in Super!!
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Elevator
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2 Bedroom Condo in Financial District

Financial District

$1,500,000

Type: Condo
High Ceilings ~ W Hotel ~ Wrap Around Windows__421A__ Low Monthlies-CC/T $1418_
Size: 2 Beds, 1 Bath
Doorman, Elevator, Health Club
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3 Bedroom Apartment in Gramercy Park

Gramercy Park

$4,100

Type: Apartment
Spacious Corner Unit in Doorman/Elevator/Laundry Building - Walk-in Closets!
Size: 3 Beds, 1 Bath
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2 Bedroom Condo in Financial District

Financial District

$1,995,000

Type: Condo
High Ceilings ~ W Hotel ~ Wrap Around Windows__421A__ Low Monthlies-CC/T $1776_
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2 Bedroom Condo in Gramercy Park

Gramercy Park

$1,267,000

Type: Condo
Duplex__2 baths__~*Private Terrace*~ Elev+Lndry Bldg
Size: 2 Beds, 2 Baths
Elevator
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1 Bedroom Condo in Financial District

Financial District

$1,195,000

Type: Condo
High Ceilings ~ W Hotel ~ Floor to Ceiling Windows~421A_Low Monthlies-CC/T$1050_
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Doorman, Elevator, Health Club
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2 Bedroom Condo in Midtown

Midtown

$1,150,000

Type: Condo
__High Floor Views~~New Construction~~Pool__421A Tax_(Monthlies:$600)W/D in Unit
Size: 2 Beds, 1 Bath
No-Fee, Doorman, Elevator, Health Club
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