Licensed Associate Broker
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Jillian is a life-long New Yorker (third generation) who knows the city and its neighboring boroughs well. She grew up in lower Westchester (Scarsdale and Bedford) and moved to Manhattan for art school and has considered it home ever since, for the past 20+ years.
Over the years she has lived in many different neighborhoods including: Chelsea, Noho, UWS and UES giving her a broad vantage point from which to observe a great many changes to the landscape and people over time.
Jillian has a high visual acumen as a result of her art education at FIT & Parsons (Paris) combined with growing up in the high end interior design industry. Her family custom manufactured furniture at The Maslow Group, D&D Bldg, NYC. She also spent several years managing residential renovations and installations in exclusive landmark buildings including: 550 Park Ave, 720 Park Ave, San Remo, The Century, The Beresford, 55 CPW and 69 CPW, while working at Interior Management, Inc.
Prior to a career in Real Estate Jillian had her own business designing and manufacturing custom costumes, hats and props that have been seen in on stage, television and in galleries. Jillian is still an active member of NYWIFT, New York Women in Film and Television.
Jillian’s well-honed experiences with custom-design clientele has proven to be an asset as an exclusive buyer’s agent because she is excellent at recognizing properties that meet the needs of her clients. She is also very quick to assess the potential of any space and determine whether or not a property will meet their needs.
While working at Elika, Jillian has been continuously furthered her knowledge and education in effort to better service her clients. She is a Certified Negotiation Expert, and Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker, a member of REBNY (Real Estate Board of New York), and NAEBA (National Association of Exclusive Buyer’s Agents).
Outside of work, Jillian can often be found at art galleries, local farmer’s markets, checking out new local restaurants, and attending live performances…usually music and dance.