Born and raised in Manhattan, Matthew Lesser joined Leslie J. Garfield & Co., Inc. in 2005. Since then, Matthew has been named the Vice President of the firm while overseeing the Gramercy Park, Chelsea, and Central Village business. Mr. Lesser has represented over $750 million in Real Estate, and continues to be ranked on The Real Deal’s “Top Residential Agents”. Of note, Matthew still holds the record for the most expensive townhouse transaction on the Upper West Side with the sale of 247 Central Park West for $22,375,000, brokered the sale of the Henry T. Sloane Mansion at 18 East 68th Street which sold for over $30,000,000 acted as a consultant to the purchaser of 14 Wall Street which sold for $303 million in 2012, and acted as consultant to the purchaser of the debt on 45 John Street which sold for $47 million in 2014. Mr. Lesser was a graduate of Trevor Day School and later earned a BS degree from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. While at Skidmore, Matt played four years of Division III basketball. He remains active in the community as a member of both Friends of Skidmore Athletics and Friends of The President. Matthew is also a member of The Seawane Club.