Carolyn Joy

Associate Real Estate Broker

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Carolyn Joy
Associate Real Estate Broker

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At a glance

My Communities
Irvington, Dobbs Ferry, Hastings-On-Hudson, Ardsley, Tarrytown, Sleepy Hollow

Luxury Listing Agent, First Time Homebuyers, Rivertowns Expertise, Staging, Photography, Videography, Client Focused

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About me

As one half of the Tishelman Joy Team, Carolyn offers an unparalleled level of service and attention to all of her clients. Year after year the team earns Platinum award status at Houlihan Lawrence, an honor reserved for the firm's top 200 agents. Her business model is to provide clarity and guidance in real estate negotiations while offering a creative and intelligent sales approach to all of her listings. Dual licensed, Carolyn balances her time between the top brokerage firms of Houlihan Lawrence and Brown Harris Stevens, offering insight and expertise on the interconnected markets of Westchester and Manhattan.  Carolyn attributes much of her success to enduring client relationships and strong connections with colleagues in the industry.  Carolyn is an American Field Service Returnee (Brasil '74) and a graduate of the University of... More

Professional Awards & Achievements

Platinum Award Winner: Top 200 Agents at Houlihan Lawrence-last 5 years
2021 Awarded Westchester Magazine Real Estate All Star
2018-2020 No. 1 Team Houlihan Lawrence Rivertowns
2018 WSJ Real Trends Top Real Estate Team Award Winner
Licensed Real Estate Broker since 1985      
Broker Associate since 2003              

Professional Associations & Designations

Associate Broker at Brown Harris Stevens in NYC: dual licensed with expertise in the two interchangeable markets.

Community Involvement

The Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, The Fresh Air Fund, City Harvest, City Meals on Wheels, Abbott House.

Personal Interests

Music, Anything outdoors including Running, Tennis and Skiing, Film, Food & Wine!

Real Estate Expertise

A licensed broker with over 30 years in the business, committed to her clients' goals, offering clarity and guidance in all real estate dealings. Carolyn partners with Rory Tishelman as a Platinum honored real estate team at Houlihan Lawrence


University of Michigan, BA in Spanish with minor in Portuguese and Russian

American Field Service 1974 


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Working with Rory and Carolyn met and surpassed my expectations of truly professional, diligent, highly trained, caring real estate agents.  They took the time to really know the property, which gave me every confidence that not just my real estate goals were were well understood, but also my comfort level.  They are hands on, regularly providing updates, recommending different and better strategies and always available to answer any questions and options to achieve the best deal and highest price.  Selling my property was much easier (and more enjoyable) thanks to Rory and Carolyn's guidance. -- JJD 

- February 6, 2020