Iris Simens is your one-stop resource for all things real estate in New York and Westchester where she is dually licensed. Armed with over 15 years of experience in the industry and extensive knowledge of both markets, she is truly “Your New York/Westchester Connection!”
Based out of the TriBeCa and Chappaqua offices, Iris has excelled as one of the Top Producers at 140 Franklin Street in 2019 and 2020 with repeated ranking as a leading agent. Prior to joining Douglas Elliman, she garnered valuable insider insight and expertise working with her husband’s family estate business.
Gapping the bridge between New York and Westchester affords Iris the ability to serve real estate clients in the suburbs looking to rent or buy in the city, and vice versa for those wishing to move out of NYC to have more room and outdoor space for their family. Her closed transactions are extensive and diverse. She has sold everything from a $10.6 million property in Tribeca to high-end co-op and condo apartments throughout Manhattan, from Downtown to the Upper East and West Sides. Iris has additionally sold multimillion-dollar dream homes to discerning clients in many Northern and Lower Westchester neighborhoods where she also specializes. Plus she handles luxury rentals in all locations.
Resilient, relentless, energetic and upbeat, Iris will dive head in for her clients once she understands their needs and work tirelessly in their best interest. Her goal is to educate people on their options, help guide their decisions, and make the transaction and transition processes seamless. It’s no wonder clients continually refer her services and call her first when their circumstances change.
Iris is a member of the National Association of Realtors, New York State Association of Realtors, Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc., and the Real Estate Board of New York. Originally from Queens, she earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees at Queens College. She holds 2 Masters, one in Counseling and the other in Special Education. Iris previously worked as a guidance counsel for special-ed children and in sales in the garment center.
A resident of NY for over 25 years, she raised her children in the Village and has called White Plains home with her family for the past decade. Iris is very active in her local community, is a member of USTA, and an avid tennis player.