As a 24-year experienced top-producing luxury agent, Rachel is considered a local market expert in Darien and New Canaan, CT. Rachel has lived in both towns for a total of 32-years and is proud to be able to call both communities her hometown. Rachel's children went to school in both the Darien and New Canaan school districts, and she has many longtime friends, clients, and resources across the border.
Rachel's primary goal is to help people find the perfect place to call home, wherever that may be. She enjoys enhancing her clients' experience through every stage of the real estate process before, during and after a move with outstanding client service. Her clients can expect unparalleled dedication, integrity, honesty, 100% personalized service, and a laser-focus on the details. As an analytical and creative thinker, Rachel is able to help her clients get the best price when they buy and sell their home and adds out-of-the-box thinking for every transaction. Rachel's client testimonials show her clients' gratitude of working with her. Rachel’s passion for real estate and client satisfaction fueled her success. When asked what drives her to do all that she does, her answer was that she likes to "go above and beyond for her clients and make them happier than they ever could have imagined."
Rachel is constantly keeping up with new technology, all social media platforms and new Compass offerings such as Compass Concierge, Compass Bridge Loans, and Compass Digital ads. She believes in digital, print, mail, email, and face-to-face marketing and works on it every day.
Rachel is also an author and is currently writing a book about real estate to help new real estate agents succeed. She has also been interviewed and published in many newspapers, online news sources, and magazines. Rachel has shared her real estate expertise as a contributor for The Wall Street Journal, The Darien Times, The New Canaan Advertiser, DailyVoice.com, CT Cottages & Gardens and The New York Times. She takes pride in her achievements, however, at the end of the day, the real success is in the trust and relationships she has built with her clients.
Rachel has always lived in the Tri-State area of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. She grew up in Upper Montclair, New Jersey, and lived in beautiful southern New Jersey between the bay and the ocean. She has lived in Manhattan's Midtown and Upper West Side, and on the beautiful coastline of Westchester County, New York. She has spent the last 32-years living in Darien and New Canaan, Connecticut.
Rachel has three children who grew up in Darien and New Canaan who attended both school systems and who ultimately graduated from New Canaan High School: a daughter who graduated from Connecticut College with a Master's Degree from Chapman University; a son who graduated from Lehigh University's Business School who then achieved his CFA; and a daughter who graduated from Loyola University, Maryland. Her children now have compelling careers in TV, Finance, and International Marketing, and now live all around the world including Los Angeles, New York City, and New Zealand.
Rachel lives in an antique home but loves new construction and mid-century modern homes. She is very house-wise and knows a lot about structure, maintenance, design, renovations, staging, organization and more. She loves to read, write, walk her dog, go to the local beaches and parks, and travel. Rachel went to school for English and Journalism and has an advanced degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management. Rachel has been in the hospitality and service industry for her entire working career, and has worked in management and VIP Services at two luxury Central Park South hotels in New York City. Hospitality and service are ingrained in her.
Rachel hopes to help you find your place in the world.