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
"My sister and I worked with Ben Willig for two years now and we could ..."
Natalie S. 1/2/12 Yelp.com
"My sister and I worked with Ben Willig for two years now and we could not have been happier each time. The first year I wasn't living in the city and was unsure about what area we wanted to live in. Ben was incredibly accommodating and showed me apartments all over the city. He was very knowledgable and patient as it took awhile to make up our mind. He took me around the city several times and also met up with me again to show my parents. We were incredibly pleased with the apt we ended up in and the whole process was very smooth. The second time we moved, we immediately knew we would contact Ben again. He showed us around areas we were interested in three months before we were planning on moving to see if we could find apts in our price range. We contacted him again closer to the move in date and Ben showed us a variety of apts in the areas we liked that met our criteria for space, price etc. We found an apt that we loved and are extremely happy with our new place. I highly recommend Ben Willig and have passed on his name to all my friends looking for apts. Ben was always very quick to respond to emails or any questions that I had (and there were a lot!) and was reachable any time I contacted him. He is very personable and funny and made the whole process enjoyable."
Natalie S. 1/2/12 Yelp.com
"I've had the opportunity to work with Ben Willig twice over the past y..."
Paul G. 10/16/11 Yelp.com
"I've had the opportunity to work with Ben Willig twice over the past year and a half and have had nothing but positive experiences. He is always on top of the market, and can give you an accurate, but more importantly realistic look at what the market is doing. Ben takes the time to lay out your options, taking into account your preferences and price range. I would recommend him to anyone."
Paul G. 10/16/11 Yelp.com
"I worked with Ben Willig at Anchor and I have nothing but good things ..."
Benjamin W. 10/14/11 Yelp.com
"I worked with Ben Willig at Anchor and I have nothing but good things to say about him. I was referred to him by a mutual friend, and from day 1 he was nothing but patient and helpful. Every apartment we saw, he had all of the details and was extremely and honest and upfront about all fees and costs. We spent days running and cabbing around the city at all times of the day, and he never lost his upbeat attitude or energetic disposition. He was always professional and always responsive to my requests, questions, and opinions. The funny part is, I didn't even end up renting an apartment through him! When an opportunity for a great place fell into my lap, I called Ben to discuss it, and he was honest and helpful even though he wasn't going to be compensated. If and when I need to rent a different apartment in NYC, I will definitely work with Ben again."
Benjamin W. 10/14/11 Yelp.com
"Ben Willig at Anchor Associates was a life saver! I was forced out of..."
Bart D. 9/14/11 Yelp.com
"Ben Willig at Anchor Associates was a life saver! I was forced out of my apartment due to flooding from Hurricane Irene and needed an new apartment in a matter of days. I called Ben Willig at Anchor Associates at 3pm from the car and he said he had 3 places he could show me by 5pm. Ben took me around NYC only looking at places in my price range that also met my commute requirements. Ben showed me a wide selection of apartments all with different pluses including one that I couldn't believe I could afford. I made my selection that night and Ben stayed with me till late in the evening working on the application so it could be submitted before the next morning. I have never had such dedication from anyone. The next day Ben calls me to say that the apartment I wanted had an application submitted earlier the night before, before I could get mine in. However, another apartment in the same building that we had looked at the night before was still available. It was outside my price range, but Ben was able to negotiate them down to what worked for me and had preemptively submitted my application to make sure I wouldn't miss it. Within days I was approved and ready to move in. Without Ben this processes would have taken me weeks and at a much higher cost. I will certainly be using Ben the next time I am looking for an apartment and I have recommended him to everyone I know."
Bart D. 9/14/11 Yelp.com

About Ben

Agent of the Year 2010-2014 and #2 in 2009!

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 hours and attention to detail in the Corporate and Commercial Real Estate industry are...

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3 Bedroom Townhouse in Harlem

Harlem

$2,500,000

Type: Townhouse
Two-Unit Townhouse in Prime Central Harlem; 3 BR Triplex + 1Bedroom Apt
Size: 3 Beds, 2.5 Baths
 
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2 Bedroom Condo in Gramercy Park

Gramercy Park

$925,000

Type: Condo
Renovated Kitchen! __ WRAPAROUND DECK SPACE __ DUPLEX **Third Avenue**
Size: 2 Beds, 1 Bath
 
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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
Doorman, Elevator
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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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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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2 Bedroom Condo in Midtown

Midtown

$1,100,000

Type: Condo
__High Floor Views~~New Construction~~Pool__W/D in Unit
Size: 2 Beds, 1 Bath
No-Fee, Doorman, Elevator, Health Club
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2 Bedroom Condo in Gramercy Park

Gramercy Park

$925,000

Type: Condo
True 2__~Renovated Kitchen~__Roof Terrace
Size: 2 Beds, 1 Bath
 
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