Carolyn B.
Joy
Brown Harris Stevens Real Estate Agent Carolyn B. Joy

NYRS, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker
Office: 130 Fifth Avenue
[email protected]
o: 212-712-1132
m: 646-246-8949

About Carolyn

Languages Spoken:      PORTUGUESE, SPANISH, ENGLISH

Carolyn Joy has achieved immense success during a career in real estate spanning decades. Her market knowledge and reach is vast, having closed sales on Condos, Coops and Townhouses in every Manhattan neighborhood as well as parts of Brooklyn. Carolyn likes a challenge and loves to win. She is a tenacious negotiator offering a rare optimism, always keeping her focus on the best outcome. Her loyal client base and exclusive network of agents from other markets are essential to her enduring growth.

Together with Ian McGowan, Carolyn works as the McGowan/Joy Team at Brown Harris Stevens. She and her partner form...

Carolyn Joy has achieved immense success during a career in real estate spanning decades. Her market knowledge and reach is vast, having closed sales on Condos, Coops and Townhouses in every Manhattan neighborhood as well as parts of Brooklyn. Carolyn likes a challenge and loves to win. She is a tenacious negotiator offering a rare optimism, always keeping her focus on the best outcome. Her loyal client base and exclusive network of agents from other markets are essential to her enduring growth.

Together with Ian McGowan, Carolyn works as the McGowan/Joy Team at Brown Harris Stevens. She and her partner form a dynamic duo that is well respected in the industry and highly regarded for their extraordinary ethics and skills in the art of negotiation. Sellers appreciate the team’s complementary staging, creative marketing and exclusive Brown Harris brand reach; buyers benefit from their tireless work ethic, unparalleled insights and in-depth diligence. Together they provide a rare ability to find a solution before there is a problem in a career that boasts hundreds of deals representing buyers, sellers and sometimes both.

Carolyn is dual licensed, balancing her time between New York and Westchester where she is one half of the Tishelman/Joy Platinum sales team at Houlihan Lawrence. Her unique perspective and cross-market knowledge has served her clients well. Carolyn is a graduate of the University of Michigan – Go Blue! - getting a BA in foreign languages. She believes in giving back, supporting organizations from City Harvest and Fresh Air Fund to Amnesty International. She is exceptionally proud of her children: Julien, a graduate of Harvard’s Kennedy School and a Peace Corps returnee; Genevieve, working in sustainable development in London; and Philip, a drummer at the School of Jazz at the New School in New York City. Carolyn loves music, travel and farm to table food. She is an avid tennis player, skier and runner.

Testimonials

"My compliments concerning your good design, communication skills, and excellence in keeping me informed as well as caring how I feel about what is happening. You and Ian have been more than agents, you have treated my husband and me with concern for our wellbeing and care." -Shannon S.

"In time I'll forget a lot of this year, but I will always remember your professionalism and your tenacity selling my apartment." -Barbara L.

"We bought and sold an apartment through Carolyn, a consummate professional, and a lot of fun to work with. Particularly good at navigating the Co-op approval process. Two thumbs up." -Tim & Nancy T.

"Someday you should write a book about the adventures of being a real estate agent in New York City - it would be a best seller." -Thatcher W.

130 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011
Brown Harris Stevens Residential Sales, LLC

Awards & Recognition

2022 BHS NYC Million Dollar Club

Current Listings

Contract Signed
401 East 65th Street 8B, Upper East Side, Upper East Side, NYC - 1 Bathrooms  
2 Rooms - Previous PhotoNext Photo1 of 6
401 East 65th Street, 8B
$449,000
Upper East Side
1 BA  |  2 RM
Carolyn B. Joy  (212) 712-1132
The McGowan Joy Team  (212) 906-0517
New Listing
20 West 64th Street 30R, Upper West Side, Upper West Side, NYC - 2 Bedrooms  
2 Bathrooms  
5 Rooms - Previous PhotoNext Photo1 of 10
20 West 64th Street, 30R
$10,500 MO.
Upper West Side
2 BR  |  2 BA  |  5 RM
Ian W. McGowan  (212) 906-0517
Carolyn B. Joy  (212) 712-1132

Press Mentions

New York Times - 10/16/2019

Yorkville, Manhattan: Still Relatively Quiet, but Easier to Get Around

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Past Closings

The following is a list of selected sold properties in which the agent has represented the seller, the buyer, or both:

Cooperatives and Condominiums
Townhouses
Rentals

Current Market Reports

Manhattan Market Report 3Q 2023
Manhattan Market Report
Brooklyn Market Report
Queens Report
Hamptons Report
Connecticut Market Report:
Connecticut Market Report:
Connecticut Market Report:
Palm Beach: 2nd Quarter 2023
Miami Market Report
Riverdale
Hudson Valley
Last Week In Research
Miami: 2nd Quarter 2018

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