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  • Karen Kelley, Agent in NYC - Compass

    Karen Kelley

    Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker

    The Real Deal: Top 75 Listing Brokers In Manhattan

    Manhattan's Top 25 Sales Agent Of The Month

    2017 Corcoran Platinum Council, 2007 NYRS


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    Buyer's Agent
    Listing Agent
    Condos New Development
    Languages: Italian, English, Mandarin


    Mannes College of Music, Bachelors of Music, Voice
    Manhattan School of Music
    Stella Adler Studio of Acting


    Red Cross
    St. Judes

    About Karen

    Karen is a formidable and experienced Associate Broker who excels at the art of real estate sales in New York, achieving over half a billion dollars of closed deals to date. Karen is a preeminent residential broker in the city and distinguished herself in the upper echelon of agents nationwide.

    Karen’s stellar performance has been rewarded with coveted industry awards that most recently include ranking #1 in both rentals and sales for the Upper West Side, in the top 75 brokers in Manhattan by The Real Deal, and among the top-producing brokers in the U.S. per The Wall Street Journal. Her greatest accomplishment and compliment is by far the repeat and referral business she continually enjoys from clients who trust her expertise implicitly. With a wealth of knowledge of NYC’s best neighborhoods, Karen boasts an impressive track record of sales in the luxury market spanning co-ps and condos to homes, commercial and investment properties. Her strategic and creative marketing plans have resulted in record-breaking sales for new developments as well. Such as M Beekman, penthouses on Central Park West, and stunning townhouses in Brooklyn Heights and the Upper West Side. A consummate professional, Karen is renowned for conducting seamless transactions for her buyers and sellers. Her insight to the marketplace and the trophy properties she represents have been prominently featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Open House New York, New York Post, and New York Observer.

    Raised in a large military family, Karen moved many times early in life; so she deeply understands the stress of relocating and the importance of finding the perfect home. Prior to entering real estate, this classically-trained soprano performed professionally at opera houses around the world, the zenith of which was on stage at The Lyric Opera of Chicago. Karen studied at two of the nation's leading conservatories, the Manhattan School of Music and the Mannes College of Music. She has a working knowledge of Italian and is a current student of Mandarin languages. Karen thrives in the multicultural metropolis of NYC plus has a broad international reach and network. In her downtime, you can find her at her weekend home in bucolic Bridgewater, CT, which she shares with her two Cairn Terriers, Juno, and Henri.


    176 Deforest Road

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