Total existing-home sales—completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops—rose 3.1% from December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.00 million in January.
4 New Agents Join Houlihan Lawrence's New Canaan CT Office
Houlihan Lawrence has announced that four new agents—Danielle Cohn, Ellen L. Cummings, Marilena K. Greig and Mia Schipani—have joined the company’s New Canaan, CT office.
Cohn brings to Houlihan Lawrence a diverse background. In several fields. Most recently she was a Content Writer and Marketing Coordinator for Fitspot Wellness. She has also served as Communications Assistant to the Head of the Lower School at The Hewitt School; Executive Assistant at Covepoint Capital Advisors; Executive Assistant at Portage Advisors LLC and a freelance reporter for the Miami Herald, Key Biscayne Magazine and International Yachtsman Magazine. She is also an opera singer. She holds a BA in Music from the University of Miami and a Master’s degree in print journalism, from the University of Miami. In addition, she has a Master of Music degree from the Manhattan School of Music.
Cummings has more than 30 years of sales experience, with a long-spanning career in media advertising where she managed luxury accounts, such as Chanel, Hermès, Rolex and Estée Lauder for notable magazines and websites such as Harper’s BAZAAR, Traditional Home, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, and Self.com. Cummings has personally bought and sold many types of real estate include co -ops, condominiums, single-family houses and out-of-state investment properties. Originally from Rhode Island where she grew up, Cummings has resided in New Canaan for more than 18 years.
Greig joins Houlihan Lawrence after spending more than 30 years in sales in the finance and insurance fields. She began a successful finance and sales career at Lehman Brothers in 1984. During her career at Lehman, Greig also served on the board of the American Cancer Society, New York City Division. In 2007, she began a career with Aflac and was Ambassador to the Aflac Children’s Hospital in Columbus, GA. In addition to her sales position with Aflac, she was a Broker Sales Representative for the company. A resident of New Canaan for almost three decades, Greig has an extensive understanding of the community’s geography, activities and schools.
Schipani, a resident of Stamford, has worked at the forefront of luxury real estate for more than a decade. Most recently she served as Chief Marketing Officer for RMS Companies. She is also Founder and Owner of Schipani PR. Other positions she has held include Director of Business Development and Community Relations for the Stamford Center for the Arts and VP of Business Development and Marketing for FD Rich Company. Among her many awards are Women’s Mentor Network Honoree; Women Making an Impact, Fairfield County; Fabulous Fairfield County Women, Fairfield County, 40 Under 40, Fairfield County, and Community Leadership Award, Fairfield County.