Kathleen Duffy is a multifaceted professional with a diverse background that uniquely positions her as a dynamic force in the real estate and design industries. With a penchant for excellence and a passion for creative endeavors, Kathleen brings a wealth of experience and expertise to every facet of her career.
Kathleen's journey began at the French Culinary Institute in Manhattan, where she earned her Grand Diploma in Pastry Art and International Bread Baking. Her dedication to mastering the culinary arts showcased her commitment to precision and attention to detail, qualities that have become hallmarks of her later endeavors.
Continuing her pursuit of knowledge, Kathleen earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Monmouth University, demonstrating a keen understanding of the financial landscape. This foundation would later prove invaluable in her transition to the fast-paced world of real estate.
With a detour into executive recruitment at Smith Hanley and Associates in New York City, Kathleen honed her skills in identifying top talent, a skill set that would serve her well in the competitive real estate market. Her time as a trading assistant at Lehman Brothers, specializing in Mortgage-Backed Securities, further enriched her financial acumen and provided a unique perspective on the intricacies of property transactions.
The natural progression of her career led Kathleen to the real estate sector, where she managed properties for Lehman Brothers. Drawing on her financial background and keen business sense, Kathleen seamlessly transitioned into the world of real estate in 2015 excelling in her role as a real estate agent.
In addition to her real estate ventures, Kathleen operates Designs By Kathleen, a consulting firm specializing in residential and commercial design, redesign projects, and home staging. Her ability to transform spaces with an eye for both functionality and aesthetics has garnered her a reputation as a sought-after design consultant.
Beyond her real estate and design pursuits, Kathleen also manages the family-owned Salon Jodana in Midland Park. Her commitment to excellence extends into the salon, where she oversees operations with the same dedication that defines her career.
In every endeavor, Kathleen Duffy continues to prove that her diverse skill set, honed through experiences in finance, culinary arts, executive recruitment, and real estate, positions her as a true professional capable of turning dreams into reality. Whether navigating the intricate world of property transactions or bringing innovative design concepts to life, Kathleen is a force to be reckoned with in the realms of real estate and design.
We love what we do, and the greatest reward is feedback from clients expressing their gratitude about their experience while we were either selling their home, helping them purchase a new property or both. We want only success for our clients.