I offer PRIVATE WALKING TOURS, PRIVATE DRIVING TOURS, COMBINATION TOURS, AIRPORT AND CRUISE TERMINAL TRANSFERS. I'm a professional tour guide dedicated FULL-TIME to helping people enjoy their trip to New York City.
Not only am I born and raised in New York, but I have spent my entire professional career working in Manhattan, including a 20-year stint as a stock trader. I love history, I love this city and I love people so after Wall Street I obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Commercial Recreation and Tourism from Montclair State University's internationally acclaimed tourism program.
I now have the pleasure of sharing all I know about this great city with guests from all over the world. I am licensed by the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs and fully insured. My tours are fact filled, fun and guaranteed to give you information about New York you had never heard before.
Here in New York you have three options for touring:
TOUR WITH ME or
- Tour this megacity on your own
- Take the tour buses
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I am an experienced tour guide and my reviews speak for themselves. You won't waste valuable time figuring out how to get from place to place because I know this city inside out. I know the best times to see attractions and the times to avoid. The buses make you come to their stops on their schedule. You won't stand around waiting for me because I will always meet you right at your hotel and escort you back at the end of the tour. When touring with me YOU determine how much time you spend at each attraction. With me you see New York like a REAL New Yorker, up close and personal.
Think of me as your "friend in New York" - your own private tour guide who will come to you, on your schedule and take you exactly where you want to go.
You can, of course, book one of my published tours or create your own customized tour with my help. Whether you are a group looking for a one-day whirlwind tour of the city or an individual looking for a companion to accompany you on a week-long leisurely jaunt I am the guide for you! You can do a walking tour or a driving tour. Please note, there are guides looking to take advantage of guests unable to tour by foot by charging outrageous fees simply for the privilege of using their car. I put my guests first; my driving tours and walking tours cost exactly the same.
I'm available whenever you need me, 7 days a week including public holidays and you can book me at short notice. Just to show you how much I LOVE my job, I'll even help you figure out which hotel to book! Let me know what you'd like to see or do, and I will suggest an itinerary to match your interests and time-frame. For your convenience I also have free Wi-Fi! Please feel free to ask any questions at any time and I'll respond in a New York minute!
And YES! Those prices ARE correct! I believe in delivering a superior product at the best price! Check my reviews, my guests are always pleased! Book your tour to see NYC with me and you'll be pleased too!
ASK ABOUT MY DISCOUNTS FOR POLICE, FIRE AND MILITARY!!!
A Recent Review of this guide
We (two adults and two teenagers) had a great day with Brian. He has vast knowledge of New York past and present, and gives really informative and entertaining descriptions at each site. He is very flexible in timings and sites to visit. Many thanks to Brian for a memorable day.
- New York City Department of Consumer Affairs Licensed Sightseeing Guide (Lic# 1428400)
- Bachelor of Science Degree Commercial Recreation and Tourism, Montclair State University
- New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission licensed driver
- Years and years experience as a top tour guide!