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Karen’s character, work ethic and absolute dedication to a task at hand is impeccable. She is results person. She is knowledgeable, a very good listener, and most importantly TRUSTWORTHY above and beyond reproach.— Diana DeMatteo, Seller
Karen Mulqueen, a native New Yorker, has lived in Park Slope, Brooklyn since birth. She knows and loves the neighborhood that has always been a community comprised of creative individuals, families, professionals, as well as a diverse demographic. Karen utilizes her skill and knowledge of the Slope and real estate to advise, assist and guide her clients through the process with as much ease as possible. She understands the navigation needed to find a new home or apartment and how to avoid the pitfalls with buying, selling or renting a home or apartment. She approaches the profession with great enthusiasm and has excellent communication skills. . Although Park Slope has been her home, she has worked in the surrounding neighborhoods as well as Manhattan. She is a certified negotiator and continues to take seminars to stay current with the numerous changes in the industry. Her clients find her to be trustworthy, a good listener, sincere, very engaging and satisfied.
After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree from City College in New York, and receiving a Master’s degree in Education, Karen was compelled to work as an entrepreneur. She designed jewelry which sold in a major US department store. Throughout her career as a designer, she was drawn to her artwork and developed techniques with painting, and mixed media. Her work was sought after and exhibited internationally; including an award winning exhibition in Auver-sur-Oise,France. Karen has spent many summers in the Catskills, Hudson Valley and on the grounds of Olana (home of Frederick Church), where she painted in plein-aire. In addition to her artistic career, her professional career has included working for an architectural engineering firm where she learned the blueprint of many neighborhoods in Brooklyn. Her talent was requested to complete an artist’s rendering for a new community in Fishkill, New York, which was an invaluable guide for the building of the area. In the arts, she became a founding coordinator for artists for the Museum of the National Arts Foundation. In addition, she helped a team of entrepreneurs in the initial development of Corporate Art Associates, an art consulting and appraising firm in New York City. She, also, worked closely with Westwood Gallery in SoHo, having exhibits of her artwork over the years. She has donated her art to raise money for various causes and non-profits, including the Robin Hood organization and the Worldwide Children’s Foundation of New York.