Karen Ptashnik

Real Estate Salesperson

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Karen Ptashnik
Real Estate Salesperson

At a glance

My Communities
Armonk, Bedford, Chappaqua, Harrison, Katonah, Mount Kisco, Purchase, Somers

About me

Karen is a real estate professional with an eye for design, strong communication skills, and is a natural connector and relationship-builder.  For over 2 years, prior to becoming a licensed real estate salesperson, Karen has worked side by side with the #1 ranked agent at the Houlihan Lawrence, Armonk office.  She has not only learned first hand about the intricacies of the business, but all the elements that create a market leader.  Before turning to real estate, Karen had a career as a Vice President/Media Buyer at McCann-Erickson Advertising in NYC, where she was a television network negotiator responsible for determining pricing and sale of commercial advertising time for high-profile corporate clients.  Karen is deeply engaged in the local communities of Harrison, Purchase, and Armonk, and has cultivated a strong network of friends, neighbors and local business owners since moving from Brooklyn to the Westchester area in 2001. She and her husband  are... More

Community Involvement

Karen has always been very involved and active in PTA responsibilities, and is currently getting ready to serve, for a second time, on the Executive Board in her school district.

Personal Interests

With a passion for photography, several years ago Karen enrolled at Westchester Community College to study and learn advanced techniques. Among her favorite subjects, she enjoys photographing her children’s local school sports games and family celebrations.   She brings this   creativity and advertising background to marketing within real estate. Recently she has been involved in The Front Steps Project, taking photos of local Westchester families to document how they are experiencing this time of quarantine due to COVID-19 and... More


BA in Communications from SUNY-Albany