Karen Benvin Ransom

Karen Benvin Ransom

Associate Real Estate Broker

M: (914) 953-4011

About Me

Licensed in NYS & Ct. Karen Benvin Ransom is an Associate Broker with Houlihan Lawrence in Bedford, NY. She is a Westchester native who has lived in the Town of Bedford & has been a Business Leader for over 40 years. 

She was the youngest agent in NYS at the age of 19 when she first got her NYS Real Estate License while she was in College. She then started a Smoked Salmon & Seafood company, Homarus, Inc, in the backyard with her fiancee when she was 22 years old. The company grew exponentially once they had a roof over their heads anf supplied the top Restaurants, Clubs & Hotels in New York & Nationwide plus the European Airlines including the Concorde flights.

She attended Transfiguration School, Tarrytown; Our Lady of Victory Academy, Dobbs Ferry and Manhattanville College, Purchase. In 1988 she was Awarded Manhattanville's highest Honor - The Castle Award for Entrepreneurship.

There were numerous Articles & Awards for her Entrepreneurship. She is quite the Marketer! 

She has served as a volunteer for The Katonah Museum of Art and was given the "Volunteer of the Year Award" in 2015 for her Years of Service. She has been a Docent at Caramoor in The Rosen House and assists The Katonah Women's Civic Organization. She is a member of their Book Club and serves as Editor In Chief of their Monthy Newsletter. Plus stops in their Fabulous Thrift Shop regularly.

Karen has raised her children through local Pre-Schools and the Katonah/Lewisboro Schools. She had served as a Boy Scout and Girl Scout Leader. Plus all of the after school activities in between!

Karen has attended International Real Estate Symposiums in Berlin, Dubrovnik, Amsterdam, Lisbon. She is a Board Member on HGAR's Global Business Council.

 Professional Awards & Achievements

  • National Award from Leading Real Estate Companies of The World for her online articles about Life & Lore in Bedford, Katonah & Northern Westchester.
  • Board Member HGAR Global Business Council
  • Chase "Women Mean Business" Award
  • "Blue Chip Enterprise Award" - The US Chamber of Commerce
  • New York University "Woman of the Year" Hotel & Hospitality School of Business
  • Merrill Lynch / Ernst & Young "Entrepreneur of The Year"
  • "Volunteer of the Year" - Katonah Museum of Art
  • Manhattanville College "Castle Award" for Entrepreneurship
  • Board Member HGAR Global Business Council

Professional Associations & Designations

ABR, CBR, CIPS, ePRO, SRES, Member of the HGAR Global Business Council, One Key MLS

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