315 . 735. 2222
315 . 735. 2222

John Brown

Contact Info

Phone: (315) 735-2222 ext. 6640

E-Mail: john@johnbrownsells.com

Agent Information:


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Specializing in Residential Property, with over 20 years in Real Estate and nearly two decades as the areas top producer, John lists, sells and professionally negotiates for you.

  • Top 1% of Realtors Nationwide
  • Coldwell Banker Presidential International Premier Award, 1995-2010
  • Greater Utica-Rome Realtor Associate of the Year
  • Member of America’s Most Referred Real Estate Agents
  • Who’s Who in American Real Estate
  • “Best of the Best” Winner in the Observer-Dispatch Readers’ Poll for individual agent
  • Received more multiple Oliver Awards than any agent in area’s history
  • Coldwell Banker Salesperson of the Year, 1995-2010
  • The Mohawk Valley’s Consistent Sales Leader for more than 15 years

John began his Real Estate career in 1990. An area native, John holds Coldwell Banker’s highest awards. A graduate of New Hartford High School and SUNY Oswego, John’s lifelong experience in business include working in his family’s businesses, operating a successful inn and restaurant, as well as developing a real estate rehabilitation and redesign business. John’s enthusiasm for his hometown region is infectious. He has long been known for his ability to “sell the community” for many major businesses and industries. John serves many local civic and professional organizations, is a past director and officer of the Greater Utica- Rome Board of Realtors. John lists, sells and negotiates for you. His expertise allows him to target the right property and price, and matches buyers to the home you need to sell. Call John for your local and national relocation needs.

Here's What Agent's Clients Are Saying:

:(We Liked) the professionalism and knowledge of market vaslue."- Marilyn Kowalczyk (for estate)

"Available, patient, & had the perfect buyer waiting for us" -James & Samantha S

"John and team were on top of everything. They solved every problem and had excellent resources to do repairs" - Torchia Trust

"Very Professional, excellent staff, Coldwell Banker Faith Properties is the best!" - Ramona O


"The consummate professional" -D & S Wallace, Poland

"This was a tough one and John stuck with it..." - Jas. Hughes, Clinton

"There is not a more knowledgeable agent in the market. Professional, service oriented, & fun!" - Robin & David Gallo, New Hartford

"They're not just a team, they're a powerhouse" -Sharon & David, Russia

"Excellent...friendly & courteous" - N. Wheeler, Remsen

 “Excellent. The personal service….made some fabulous new friends.”- Melissa G

“Always very helpful in answering all our questions-Job well done!”-Carmen & Carol Salvatore

“Like about service: wide dissemination of listing. Professionalism of Realtor team” Stephen & Georgine Wilson

"Enthusiasm to sell and creative marketing." - Donald & Judy H

"It was like working with friends. They kept me informed, answered my questions quickly, advised me with the details to support my choices.  You did an excellent job! I liked being able to access my information as it happened. You are the BEST!" - Barb Scanlan

"We got good advice" - Barb Freeman

"Your team approach from listing to closing. I was always informed without having to make more than one contact per question." -Michael D.

"Responsiveness to phone calls and emails. Regular phone calls from our agent with status updates and to ask if we had any questions."- Alyssa W.

"Staging of the property, dedication of the John Brown Team, attention to detail, quick response time, ability to get the most for the sale and keep the customer cost low."-John Brennan

"Staging of the house, screening of the potential buyers, number of showings. our ability to trust John's advice and get the house sold as quickly as it did, is what we liked about the service provided."-Ian and Sandra Millen

"Very responsive. Always answered our questions"-Julie L

"He is the best realtor. I like the team effort. It was a great virtual tour!"-Connie Miazga

"Very attentive & personal. John always knows how to handle any situation that comes up. I felt secure with his team they did a great job."- Steve & Wendy Lakeman

"Handled very professionsly. Honest and upfront from the start."-Nancy B

"John Brown and his team were very attentive & friendly. They are very nice people to do business with. They communicated everything."- Tracey Burdick

"Professional, knowledgable,friendly! John Brown and his team ROCK! House sold in 4 days!"-Daniel & Sharon Cain

"Working directly with John & Veronica I felt that I was their most important client. Not only are they a team. I had an opportunity to work with many agents throughout my search for my forever home!!"-John Mroz

"Personalized service, sold our house in 6 weeks. Phenomenal!!! Very easy to talk to, down to earth." Doug & Karen J

"John Brown is a high-energy, very enthusiastic realtor who knows the area well! We bought this property thru him but he is also selling our home in New Hartford."-Clarence Davis & Emerita Pizarro

"John brown went out of his way to really make sure we were taken care of- and we were. Lori S was just as dependable- making sure to keep updated." Joseph & Kelli Samson

"Always there to answer any questions with quick follow up. She was very friendly and caring."

"Our agent paid attention to every detail and was the deciding factor for the sale."- Peter & Joan Franco

"The staging service by the Cindy's was very helpful. Johns candor was great. The whole team was responsive and informed."-Robert & Patricia Service

"Very friendly and very kind to us" - Charlie Thach & Linh Kim

"John listened very well to our concerns and what was important to us right from the start. His entire team was great to work with and kept us very imformed through the whole process" Kristen Bourgeois

"Accessibility- my phone calls always were returned promptly, most of the time my calls were answered right away. John was upfront and understanding. Our house was a tough sell and he did it! Thanks John"- Shawn & Alisa P.

"John Brown is the best!! His team had my best interests during the entire process and I am grateful for that! He even hand delivered an area rug in the middle of a snow storm to help stage my downstairs area!! Love you John !" - Carrie Abate

"John Brown saved my deal! Without his help, I would have lost my deal when I lost my sale. Outstanding!" - Mike Mahoney

"Professional in every way." - James W.

"How helpful and responsive the entire team was, answering all the questions I had quickly." - Jonathan Loomis

"I couldn't be happier with John's service and attention." - Kathleen Noon

"John Brown sold our house in a week!  Thank you John!"  -Howard and Kathy Drinkwine 

"We really enjoyed working with Amy Edkins-she worked very hard through a difficult closing to help us.  She was patient and informative, a true professional.  Also, Virginia Franco-I think she has a great future!" - Donald and Lynda W. 

"Marcia Archibald and the staff were always there to answer questions or to tend to any needs I had." - Jim J.

"It was my first time selling a house, so I had a lot of questions.  John & Jenny were very patient with me and explained the process in detail." - Patricia Learnard

"Veronica Coe was a saint.  Very helpful." - Gary W.

"Lori Scalise was helpful and thorough.  She provided supportive and efficient service, making my first time buying a home run smoothly!" - Lauren B.

"Lori Scalise was extremely helpful.  Buying our dream home was very exciting and even more exciting knowing we were not alone.  She always took care of all our concerns.  Love Lori!" -Abner and Anaisa Peralta

"Michele and Lori were the nicest people you'd ever want to meet.  In fact, we consider them friends.  They worked so hard." -Michael and Andrea Evanick

"The team approach.  Someone was always available if we needed them.  They made the process easy." - Caren P. & Stephanie W. 

"John Brown's entire team is awesome!  From the marketing research and guidance he provided, to the support from his staff and other office members!  The entire group provided exemplary customer service." - Gregg & Tryntjie Chrysler

"John has always been down to earth and easy to talk to.  I'm also grateful for his wonderful team-always there to answer any questions." - Paulette P. 

"Jenny was beyond amazing.  She had our best interests in mind from start to finish." - Joshua B. & Jessica R. 

"Was very fast." - Edward S.

"Virginia was great-she was honest & did not try & push us into things we did not want, like other realtors in the past.  Love her." - Kyle & Caitlin Crave 

"Virginia was knowledgeable, friendly, and always there for us.  Fantastic experience!" -Ray & Crystal Merrill 

"They treated us like family!  Our questions were always answered and we truly felt they had our family's best interests at heart.  They are a great team!" - Christopher D. & Jessica T. 

"John and Jenny showed us only houses we would like and afford.  They didn't waste our time showing us houses we couldn'y afford.  They both have fantastic personalities and are very easy to talk to." - Gregory & Valarie B.

"Very excellent communication, very important to me." - Jeff P. 

"Close communications by phone & email.  Recommendations of other local professionals (roofer, house cleaner)." - Jake Clarence Davis & Emerita Pizzarro

"Quick response times to questions/concerns." - Greg W.

"Very professional, everything done with a lot of class." - Nicholas and Sylvia Vescio

"Professional-courteous-the right choice." - Sue Woodman

"Prompt response to questions." -Paul G.

"Great communication. Always kept regular contact with with us." - Arthur & Cheryl R.

"They were always knowledgeable, available and positive!  The amount of effort that they put into finding us a home we loved and within our budget was amazing!  Love them!" - Matthew and Kristina M.

"Courteous, friendly staff. Attention to detail comprehensive service." - Andrew & Maureen H.

"Personal, Thorough and HILARIOUS" - Sara & Ryan M.

"John was enthusiastic and creative in his approach and cared about us - not just the house." - Murrell & Martha F. 

"Your firm went above & beyond in a difficult sale!  Thank you for a great job!" - Jane Halbritter

"Continous contact and follow-up.  Your team was always helpful, pleasent to deal with and always available to us to talk about issue!  P.S we appreciate the  action he took with the appraiser and his issue on our behalf!" - David & Palma C.

"It has been an excellent experience with our service provider.  I wouldn't change anything." - Terry & Eileen Couch

"Everyone was really nice and Virginia was really good about keeping us updated with what was going on and was always available to answer any questions that we had.  Everything was good.  All of the status updates where available for us to check on." - Emir & Fikreta Tatarevic.

"John found the perfect house for us and it wan't even on the market" - Jason & Erin M

"The John Brown Team thinks of everything, they stage my house, they are on top of taking care of all my issue to get my properties sold...John Brown is a pleasure to deal with." - Donnna W

"The John Brown Team offers The professinalism & knowledge of market value" - Marilyn K

"The John Brown Team goes above and beyond to make your purchase and sale a pleasure, provides excellence in the real estate business" - Robert & Michelle Mandia

"Quick and Easy, got the job done right" - Tyler L

"Veronica worked very hard and kept us informed" - Frank Tofani & Michele Rahn




Local Service Professionals:


Patricia Shaffer-Bobrow
4-6 North Park Row
Clinton NY, 13323,
Phone: (315) 853-4436

Andrew Kowalczyk III
185 Genesee Street, 12th Floor
Utica NY, 13501 ,
Phone: (315) 724-3164

Richard Parker
587 Main Street, Box 6
New York Mills NY, 13417,
Phone: (315) 736-5555

Banks & Mortgage Brokers

Adirondack Bank - Kurt Wilson
Phone: 315-796-7037

Key Bank - Debbie Murray
1 New Hartford Shopping Center, 2nd Floor
New Hartford NY, 13413,
Phone: (315) 263-3356

Key Bank - Judy Rowlands
41 Kellogg Road
New Hartford NY, 13413,
Phone: (315) 723-4049

Paragon Home Loans-Erica Schneider
5010 Campuswood Dr, Suite 205
East Syracuse NY, 13057,
Phone: 315-254-8946

Home Inspectors

Certified Home Inspections - Frank Prestigiacomo
Phone: 315-736-8901

Radon Tests

Certified Home Inspections - Frank Prestigiacomo
Phone: 315-736-8901

Septic Tests

Certified Home Inspections - Frank Prestigiacomo
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Well Tests

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