Scott Harris
Scott Harris
  • Founder of the Harris Residential Team
  • Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker
  • Brown Harris Stevens

Since 2003, Scott Harris has been involved in the marketing and sales of more than $750 million of New York City residential property.

In 2015, Scott was recognized as the number 30 broker in New York City and among the top 250 in the nation, in sales volume, by the WSJ/ Real Trends Top 1000 list.  He is recognized on an annual basis among the top 10 agents within his firm, Brown Harris Stevens.  Scott is keen on delivering Visionary Brokerage.  This requires bringing the wisdom generated from more than 16 years of experience to bear; the understanding that comes from listening to his clients; the insight that comes from powerfully bringing that wisdom and understanding together; and the vision to find opportunities for both buyers and sellers alike, bringing deals together more effortlessly.

With a focus on cooperative apartments, landmarked townhouses and condominiums, Mr. Harris provides each seller and property with an exceptional level of service and a branded marketing strategy to bring a new buyer to their new home.  Time and again, his targeted campaigns have resulted in features in international publications and contributed to a business based largely on referrals. Scott represents both buyers and sellers in top buildings across Manhattan and Brooklyn.

The Harris Residential Team, which Scott founded and leads, allows him to provide the same level of service to his clientele across the sales and rental pricing spectrum.

Concurrently, Scott has developed more than a decade of experience in New Development, closely collaborating with top developers in the planning, marketing, and sales of premier new residential developments, and creating brand identities for extraordinary properties featuring world-class architecture and design.

Mr. Harris has established a sterling reputation with his clients as a creative thinker and listener, able to provide value that extends well beyond his Real Estate expertise. Solving problems proactively, with patience and professionalism, has made him a valuable asset to his clients and has helped him develop a broad network of expert bankers, designers, architects, and other seasoned professionals.

Scott advises buyers with an approach rooted in extensive market knowledge and research. In addition, he advises investors on purchases and management of well-suited properties, including sourcing qualified rental tenants for these units.

Scott is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York.  He has achieved the certification as as New York Residential Specialist, and Certified Negotiation Expert.  Both designations are reflective of his dedication to excellence.

Prior to Real Estate, Scott gained valuable experience in the fast-moving, real-time nature of the entertainment industry, as an artist manager and exclusive booking agent. These years uniquely prepared him to be a top Real Estate professional in New York City, exposing him to a diverse, international client base which he continues to cultivate.

Scott was born and raised in New Orleans, where he attended The Isidore Newman School. He holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and resides with his wife and three children on the Upper West Side. He is a dedicated marathon runner and crossword enthusiast.

Shannon Jones
Shannon Jones
  • Director of Operations

Shannon Jones has worked in Real Estate Global Mobility firms and High End Real Estate Brokerage since 2014. With a knack for problem solving and a drive for excellence, Shannon joined Brown Harris Stevens in 2016 to work with Scott Harris and the Harris Residential Team, one of the premier real estate teams in New York City. Her hands-on approach, resourcefulness and attention to detail have made her an indispensable partner for Scott and his clients.

Shannon has a deep interest in the arts, cooking, and hiking, especially watching and performing opera. She currently lives in Clinton Hill with her husband and corgi.

Eleni Kanalos
Eleni Kanalos
  • Buyer Director, Associate Agent, Associate Broker

Eleni’s real estate career began at one of NYC’s preeminent luxury development firms where she worked on a new waterfront development in Long Island City. She now brings her enthusiasm, tenacity, and astute listening skills to Brown Harris Stevens where she joins Scott Harris and The Harris Residential Team, one of New York City’s premier real estate teams.

With a background in the arts, Eleni maintains a love for classical ballet and theatre. She currently resides in Harlem where she enjoys entertaining and exploring new cuisines in the kitchen.

Cecile Caer
Cecile Caer
  • Associate Agent, Licensed Salesperson
  • Languages Spoken: FRENCH

Born and raised in France, Cécile spent 15 years in Canada before moving to NYC in 2012. She has the privilege of living and working on gorgeous Upper West Side of Manhattan, serving real estate clients and selling wonderful homes.

She began her professional career as a consultant for the banking industry with Andersen in Paris, then worked in Vancouver for the largest credit union on the West coast of Canada in their strategic planning department. Having rented, purchased, renovated and sold several homes in France, Canada and New York, she was drawn to the real estate industry and had high expectations of her brokers. She enthusiastically decided to share her personal experience and raise the bar on service to her clients as a full-time agent.

If you are looking for a primary home or pied-a-terre, large or small, rental or purchase, for the short or long term, she is here to listen to your needs and find the best fit for your family. Clients compliment her efficiency, knowledge and organizational skills.

She fell in love with New York a long time ago and enjoy every moment, whether seeing McBeth at the Amory, Hamilton on Broadway, the latest MoMa exhibit, or a movie at the AMC 84 Theater with her kids near her home. There is always something to see, discover and taste here. Since settling on the Upper West Side, she has seen incredible changes in this diverse community that offers fabulous schools, great shopping and dining experiences, the majestic Lincoln Center and Museum of Natural History. Not to mention two magnificent parks: the iconic Central Park and the more private Riverside Park.

As the proud mother of three sons attending a private school in Riverdale, you’ll find her mostly with family in her free time – at Chelsea Piers, lacing skates, on Randall’s island for a lacrosse game, or in Central Park for football practice. She looks forward to being your trusted real estate agent, and to finding your perfect New York home.

Emily Goldfrank

Emily Goldfrank
  • Associate Agent, Licensed Salesperson

A lifelong New Yorker, Emily Goldfrank joined Brown Harris Stevens after a successful career as a media strategist.  Working with companies such as Starz, Viacom, and Discovery Networks, Emily’s professional expertise within both traditional media and social media landscapes lends itself to creating effective and innovative marketing campaigns for her real estate clientele.

Born and raised in Manhattan, Emily is a graduate of The Spence School, Columbia University, and the NYU Stern School of Business.  Ms. Goldfrank has in-depth knowledge of the city’s finest neighborhoods and exclusive addresses.

Emily shares her love of the arts as an active member of the Apollo Circle at the Met Museum, The Young Collectors Acquisitions Committee at The Guggenheim, and The Artist’s Council at The Whitney Museum.  

Chloe Chasanoff
  • Team Coordinator

As a Manhattan native, Chloe Chasanoff came to Brown Harris Stevens in 2018 and in 2019 joined with Scott Harris and the Harris Residential Team, one of the premier real estate teams in New York City.

Chloe has intimate knowledge of many of the New York City neighborhoods and buildings having grown up in the city. For college she went to Atlanta and graduated from Emory University, with a Bachelor’s degree in Media Studies. During her time at Emory, she spent a semester abroad in London, and traveled throughout Europe. Upon returning to the United States, Chloe interned at the Corcoran Group where she found a passion for Real Estate.

Chloe offers her strong determination to help clients achieve their real estate needs no matter how challenging the process is. Combined with the Harris Residential Team’s unparalleled market knowledge, state of the art marketing tools and the worldwide market exposure of Brown Harris Stevens, they offer clients the service and knowledge that empower them to make the best decisions on route to achieving their real estate goals.