Kay Ch'ien

Kay Ch'ien

Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker


University of Pennsylvania Law School, Doctor of Law (J.D.)

University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, Bachelor of Science, Economics

University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Arts, History

Kay skillfully guides buyers, sellers and investors through the complicated New York City property market. She brings seasoned analytical and research skills to a deal and her clients benefit from her dedication and attention to detail. She prides herself on her direct, honest, evidence-based approach.

Having completed her own commercial and residential transactions and renovations, Kay can walk her clients through the real estate process with confidence and experience. She understands not only the financial, but also the emotional aspects of buying and selling a home, and is empathetic from all viewpoints.

Prior to entering the real estate business, Kay was an attorney at the highly ranked law firm. She has worked on multi-million to billion dollar M&A, capital markets and private fund transactions, and brings extensive contract negotiation experience to her real estate broker role.

Born in Singapore and raised in Hong Kong, Kay went to high school in Boston and attended the University of Pennsylvania as an undergraduate. She received a B.Sc. in Economics from The Wharton School, and a B.A. in History from the College of Art and Sciences. Kay also holds a J.D. from Penn Law and is admitted to practice law in New York. She is at ease in any setting and is comfortable assisting clients from a wide range of backgrounds.

She is passionate about food, so much so, she founded one of the first farm-to-table Chinese restaurants in the city, garnering significant press attention and commercial success. Her other interests include reading history books, travel, and practicing Ashtanga yoga. She made New York her home in 2006 when she moved to the city to work as an attorney. Living in different neighborhoods has given her broad knowledge of the most desirable and up-and-coming areas. Kay, her husband and two sons currently reside in a brownstone in Fort Greene.

Kay Ch'ien’s Listings

Listed By Compass
Contract Signed
7703 13th Avenue

Dyker Heights

3 BD
1.5 BA
2,550 SF
Listed By Compass
1 BA
465 SF