Real estate is both a passion and a full-time profession for Westchester County agent Holly Mellstrom. Her keen familiarity with the area, 24/7 commitment to clients, professional expertise and intimate knowledge of the real estate market have catapulted her into the top 1% of approximately 6,000 agents in Westchester. Holly also holds the 5-year distinction as the No. 1 ranked agent in Pelham, and in the last two years has brokered the most significant transactions there: $2.50 million in 2015 and $2.45 million in 2016.
A tech-savvy, full-time broker with an MBA in marketing from Washington University in St. Louis, Holly joined Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty in 2016, having previously served as a Realtor with McClellan Sotheby’s International Realty since 1999. Prior to joining McClellan, Holly enjoyed a successful marketing career at Procter & Gamble, Showtime Networks, Pepsi-Cola and a few notable internet start-ups.
A Pelham resident since 1997, she specializes in estates, complex transactions and concurrent purchases and sales. Holly offers clients an extensive network of resources locally as well as globally, and enjoys working collaboratively with other real estate professionals. She is deeply committed to her clients, and as a result has enjoyed repeat clientele and referral business, which is a credit to her ability to meet clients’ needs. She also brings boundless energy and a willingness to tackle even the most challenging transactions.
Holly, who speaks Turkish, was born in Turkey and traveled extensively with her parents, who immigrated to the U.S. She has lived in England, Canada, Indiana, California, Missouri, Florida, New Jersey and a co-op apartment on Manhattan’s east side before putting down roots and raising a family in Pelham. As someone who has relocated quite often, Holly empathizes with clients who are relocating, and does not hesitate to assist them in transitioning into their new surroundings.
As a top Westchester County real estate agent with an intimate knowledge of the market, Holly has garnered respect and trust from her clients, her peers and the community, and she continuously puts her contacts and resources to work for her clients. Holly has served two terms on the Westchester County Board of Directors, and she currently sits on the organization’s Professional Standards and Ethics Committee. She is also a recipient of the Board’s Platinum, Gold and Silver Awards, and has been a member of the National Association of Realtors since 1999.
Holly and her husband, Brian, raised their two children in Pelham, where they have been actively involved in the local schools and community. In recent years she has held positions on the boards of the Junior League of Pelham, Pelham Children’s Center and Siwanoy PTA.
Holly’s greatest satisfaction comes both from helping people find the home they love and from the many personal referrals she receives on a regular basis. Wrote one client in a testimonial: “Your caring, energy, integrity and knowledge made it all finally happen. You are truly superb at what you do.”