Douglas Elliman Realty introduced at present that the corporate has strengthened its place in Connecticut’s Fairfield County with the addition of The Engel Staff and the opening of its second workplace within the state at 199 Elm Avenue in New Canaan.
Led by husband-and-wife duo John and Melissa Engel, and anchored by John’s mom, famend New Canaan agent Susan Engel, The Engel Staff at Douglas Elliman combines greater than 40 years of collective expertise with in-depth evaluation to information purchasers by the dynamic residential actual property market in New Canaan, Darien, Wilton, Norwalk, Stamford, Ridgefield and Rowayton. Becoming a member of the Engels are crew members Charles Anello, Alyssa Novak, Christa Kenin, Tom Johnson and Hailey Daniel.
“We’re thrilled to welcome The Engel Staff to the Douglas Elliman household and deepen our dedication to serving our rising group of purchasers in Connecticut,” mentioned Scott Durkin, CEO of Douglas Elliman Realty. “John and Melissa are really a New Canaan powerhouse and the right companions to assist us develop our enterprise within the area.”
“With the arrival of The Engel Staff, our rising presence in Connecticut simply bought smarter and extra subtle,” mentioned Richard Ferrari, President and CEO of Brokerage, New York Metropolis and Northeast Area at Douglas Elliman. “Not solely does the crew have lifelong roots in New Canaan, however they’re able to present their purchasers with deeply researched market evaluation, digital advertising know-how and a formidable community to attach properties with the fitting patrons.”
“Having devoted a lot of ourselves to New Canaan—each personally and professionally—we couldn’t be extra excited to assist Douglas Elliman make a house right here,” mentioned John. “With entry to its PR, advertising and expertise assets and its world attain, we’re trying ahead to placing the ability of Elliman behind The Engel Staff,” added Melissa.
A local of New Canaan, John is a pillar of the group with a protracted file of service to the city. Along with being a persistently top-producing agent, he’s at the moment a member of the Planning & Zoning Fee, a member of the New Canaan Rotary Membership, the previous Chairman of the City Council and a earlier board member of The New Canaan Land Belief and Staying Put New Canaan. John additionally brings eager perception into internet-based advertising from his prior profession because the founding father of two profitable web companies.
Initially from North Carolina, the place she earned a enterprise diploma from Queens College, in Charlotte, Melissa is an effectivity skilled who manages itemizing facet of the enterprise for The Engel Staff. The mom of 4 kids who attended New Canaan Excessive College, Fairfield Prep, the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, the Faculty of William & Mary, St. Andrews College and Elon College, she was previously Chairman of the New England Academy of Dance, the previous president of the St. Aloysius College Advisory Board, the First Presbyterian Nursery College Board and The Gardeners membership of New Canaan.
The Engel Staff’s energetic listings within the New Canaan area embrace 27 Rippowam, 684 Westover, 251 Greenley, 94 Indian Rock, 629 Carter Avenue, 255 Brushy Ridge, 1234 Oenoke, 38 Tommy’s Lane and 39b Pine Avenue. The crew focuses on mid-century trendy houses, akin to The Evans Home at 44 Benedict Hill, which was designed by James Evans as his own residence in 1961 and at the moment available on the market for $2,100,000.