Norah Burden joined Brown Harris Stevens after 22 years of immersion in the art and philanthropic worlds of New York City. With over a decade of experience she is consistently a top producer at the firm. She merges integrity, focus and spirited enthusiasm with a deep personal understanding of what creates quality and luxury in a Manhattan residence. Prior to joining Brown Harris Stevens, Norah enjoyed a career as a freelance illustrator with work published internationally in magazines and books, successfully launched her own line of children's clothing, served on the board of the Florence V. Burden Foundation specializing in the areas of the arts and education and did extensive volunteer work and fundraising for The New York Public Library and other organizations in the city. Having graduated from the School of Visual Arts, after attending the Philadelphia College of Art, Norah has developed a keen eye for art and architecture. These interests have taken her throughout Europe and the Americas and have brought her as far as China and India where she has traveled extensively. Norah has had years of experience restoring and renovating co-ops, condos, single family town homes and managing income producing property in Manhattan, giving her a unique perspective into her client's needs and interests when considering the sale or purchase of a significant Manhattan property. An avid gardener, she is currently undertaking the restoration of an historic Hudson River House and its grounds in Rhinebeck, New York. As a member of the Real Estate Board of New York, Norah is committed to the highest standards of professionalism and discretion. Among the buyers and sellers that make up her loyal following she is known for her warmth, humor, intelligence, honesty and disarming forthrightness. Her passion for this city, its people and her inherent understanding of the experience of dealing with a major investment in real estate, make her an ideal broker in service to her clients.