Authorities say the man broke into an apartment on Morris Avenue in the Fordham section around 8 p.m. on September 20.
The suspect gained entry into an apartment by climbing the fire escape and entering through a window.
The man removed two laptops, several pieces of jewelry and $80 in cash. The value of the stolen property is more than $4,100.
The suspect is described as a male with a dark skin complexion, who was wearing a green baseball hat, green long-sleeve shirt and dark-colored pants.
Anyone with information in regards is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).