Joannes extensive real estate knowledge and experience living in the tri-state area has enabled her to successfully guide her clients through the multiple and often complicated steps of buying or selling a home. Clients put their trust in her and are impressed with her diligence, tenacity, negotiating savvy, and integrity, while always enthusiastic and upbeat. Joanne strives to build a life-long relationship with each client as their real estate consultant. By providing exemplary personalized service beyond their expectations, she gains her clients complete satisfaction and subsequent referrals. Living with her family in New Canaan since 1983 has provided her with a wealth of information about the local real estate market, schools, businesses, social organizations, and town amenities. Her two children were educated in the New Canaan public school system and a private school in Westport, in addition to two years overseas. Before moving to New Canaan, Joanne and her family moved seven times in New York, New Jersey, Kentucky, and Singapore. Clients relocating locally or internationally benefit from Joannes personal and business experience. Due to her success as a real estate professional since 1999, she has received numerous awards, most recently membership in Brown Harris Stevens prestigious Silver Circle for 2020. In past years Joanne received Halsteads (now Brown Harris Stevens) Silver Circle Award and the President's Emerald, Gold, Silver, and Bronze Awards. She also earned the highly regarded GRI designation from the National Realtor Institute and continually enhances her knowledge through ongoing courses. Joanne is a member of the New Canaan Board of Realtors, New Canaan Multiple Listing Service, Connecticut Association of Realtors, SmartMLS (State of Connecticut Multiple Listing Service), and the National Association of Realtors. An accomplished businesswoman in previous careers, Joanne has held several financial positions as Vice President of a major New Yor