Jay Batra has been recognized as an Expert Network Distinguished Professional.
Jay Batra is a real estate entrepreneur and the principal owner of Batra Group, a full-service real estate brokerage specializing in NYC luxury sales and rentals. He is renowned for his expertise in new construction in Manhattan and Brooklyn, including amenity-rich residences on the Upper West Side, Murray Hill, Chelsea and Gramercy, where he has lived for several years.
Jay is counted on for consistent sound judgment and a level of integrity rarely seen in the competitive NYC real estate market. He has an impressive 80%+ closing ratio to match. It wasn’t long before the accolades started pouring in. Jay was honored as a top-producing sales agent in 2015 and graced the cover of Top Agent Magazine the same year. In 2016, he appeared on Business Innovators Radio and earned acclaim for his work with celebrity clients on TMZ. He now works with investors from all over the world and boasts an indispensable network of attorneys, bankers, developers and designers to serve his clients’ every need.
“My philosophy is simple: provide exceptional service and build lasting relationships based on trust.”
Jay has become a leading voice in the industry, with his popular Batra Report newsletter and social following of over 20K. His share-worthy features include such topics as “The Fall and Rise of Fidi,” “Skinny Tower Prices Slim Down,” and “Slow News Is Good News for Interest Rates,” to mention just a few.
“I follow the market very closely and love to share my insights with my network – introducing them to the latest technology, tracking new developments, and weighing the effects of international events on the real estate market. Batra has become a valuable resource for clients, colleagues and fans alike.”
Originally from Mumbai, Jay moved to the United States at age 14. He began his career in his family’s business, and a few years later moved to New York City, where he launched a trendy restaurant in Manhattan’s Nolita neighborhood. Drawn to real estate, he pursued his NYC license and worked with prominent brokerages for over 5 years before launching his own firm.
Jay holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Wentworth Institute of Technology and is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York.