Janis Hennessy

Janis Hennessy

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

New Canaan

26 Cherry Street
New Canaan, CT 06840

Irvington

46 Main Street
Irvington, NY 10533

Welcoming you home with Janis Hennessy

  • Born In:
    Boston
  • Live In:
    New Canaan
  • Favorite Movie:
    Green Book
  • Passion:
    For the seller, it's making sure the process goes smoothly and at the best listing price so there is no money left on the table. For the buyer, it's showing th
  • Interests:
    Paddle, Spin, Bridge, Biking
  • Can’t Live Without:
    Shearwater Organic Coffee from Peru and Pine Street Concessions
  • Inspiration:
    For the seller, I'm inspired by what they have done to make their house a home and conveying that sentiment to potential buyers. For the buyer, it's understa

Whether you are looking for an open concept, new(er) build, antique or modern, Janis Hennessy can help you find the perfect home. Janis is a full time real estate professional in New Canaan, Darien, and surrounding towns. As a realtor for over 20 years, she continues to love it as much today, as the day she showed her first home. Janis specializes in working with clients moving from New York City who want a place to call home that perfectly reflects their own unique style and dynamic. From building a targeted list of properties that fit her client's needs and wants, to the moment a client receives the key to their new home, Janis is on your team all the way.

Janis’ Ties to New Canaan

Janis has been very active in the New Canaan community since the day she moved here, with her husband and two sons, who went through the New Canaan school system. She is currently the President of the New Canaan Board of Realtors and MLS for 2018-2020, a past Board of Director for the New Canaan Board of Realtors, and was recently re-elected to the New Canaan Tax Board of Appeals  2018-2020.

Active Community Member

Some of Janis's favorite hobbies in New Canaan include playing paddle tennis at Waveny Park, spinning and pickle ball at the YMCA, playing bridge at Lapham Community Center, and walking all of the beautiful parks and land trusts throughout town. Janis is also an active member of the Congregational Church of New Canaan. She holds a BS in Business from Trinity College/University of Vermont, as well as a paralegal certificate from the University of Connecticut.

Professional Affiliations and Leadership Roles

Her professional affiliations include membership in the National Association of Realtors, Connecticut Association of Realtors, New Canaan Board of Realtors, New Canaan Multiple Listing Service and SMART MLS.

Whether you are looking for an open concept, new(er) build, antique or modern, Janis Hennessy can help you find the perfect home. Janis is a full time real estate professional in New Canaan, Darien, and surrounding towns. As a realtor for over 20 years, she continues to love it as much today, as the day she showed her first home. Janis specializes in working with clients moving from New York City who want a place to call home that perfectly reflects their own unique style and dynamic. From building a targeted list of properties that fit her client's needs and wants, to the moment a client receives the key to their new home, Janis is on your team all the way.

Janis’ Ties to New Canaan

Janis has been very active in the New Canaan community since the day she moved here, with her husband and two sons, who went through the New Canaan school system. She is currently the President of the New Canaan Board of Realtors and MLS for 2018-2020, a past Board of Director for the New Canaan Board of Realtors, and was recently re-elected to the New Canaan Tax Board of Appeals  2018-2020.

Active Community Member

Some of Janis's favorite hobbies in New Canaan include playing paddle tennis at Waveny Park, spinning and pickle ball at the YMCA, playing bridge at Lapham Community Center, and walking all of the beautiful parks and land trusts throughout town. Janis is also an active member of the Congregational Church of New Canaan. She holds a BS in Business from Trinity College/University of Vermont, as well as a paralegal certificate from the University of Connecticut.

Professional Affiliations and Leadership Roles

Her professional affiliations include membership in the National Association of Realtors, Connecticut Association of Realtors, New Canaan Board of Realtors, New Canaan Multiple Listing Service and SMART MLS.

Whether you are looking for an open concept, new(er) build, antique or modern, Janis Hennessy can help you find the perfect home. Janis is a full time real estate professional in New Canaan, Darien, and surrounding towns. As a realtor for over 20 years, she continues to love it as much today, as the day she showed her first home. Janis specializes in working with clients moving from New York City who want a place to call home that perfectly reflects their own unique style and dynamic. From building a targeted list of properties that fit her client's needs and wants, to the moment a client receives the key to their new home, Janis is on your team all the way.

Janis’ Ties to New Canaan

Janis has been very active in the New Canaan community since the day she moved here, with her husband and two sons, who went through the New Canaan school system. She is currently the President of the New Canaan Board of Realtors and MLS for 2018-2020, a past Board of Director for the New Canaan Board of Realtors, and was recently re-elected to the New Canaan Tax Board of Appeals  2018-2020.

Active Community Member

Some of Janis's favorite hobbies in New Canaan include playing paddle tennis at Waveny Park, spinning and pickle ball at the YMCA, playing bridge at Lapham Community Center, and walking all of the beautiful parks and land trusts throughout town. Janis is also an active member of the Congregational Church of New Canaan. She holds a BS in Business from Trinity College/University of Vermont, as well as a paralegal certificate from the University of Connecticut.

Professional Affiliations and Leadership Roles

Her professional affiliations include membership in the National Association of Realtors, Connecticut Association of Realtors, New Canaan Board of Realtors, New Canaan Multiple Listing Service and SMART MLS.

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  • Awards
    • Board of Directors,
    • New Canaan Board of Realtors
    • President of the New Canaan Board of Realtors
  • Specialities
    • New Canaan Board of Tax Appeal
    • CT Realtors - Strategic Growth Committee

Testimonials

Thanks so much for all your efforts and time in selling the house. I will be sure to recommend you to friends in the area who might be looking to sell or relocate. You are very good at your job and we truly appreciate all you did. Please let us know if you are ever out this way! Best,

Ryan

Janis Hennessy is an outstanding real estate broker! Janis's guidance on the sale of my home and her endless pursuit to find my new home clearly demonstrate her knowledge of the market and willingness to go above and beyond in exceeding my expectations. Based on my experience, I highly recommend Janis and will work with her for all of my future real estate needs. All the best!

Judy

My Listings

235 Brushy Ridge Road $2,995,000 link

235 Brushy Ridge Road

New Canaan, CT 06840 | Fairfield County
$2,995,000
6 Beds 5/1 Baths 7,906 Sqft 4.12 Acres

Located on a private lane at the end of a cul-de-sac this custom built home and property offer close to town living yet serenity & privacy. Built to the highest standards by Larson/Montinaro...

6
bed
5/1
bath
7,906
sqft
40 Louises Lane $1,575,000 link

40 Louises Lane

New Canaan, CT 06840 | Fairfield County
$1,575,000
5 Beds 4/1 Baths 5,229 Sqft 2.69 Acres

Beautifully renovated country colonial with pool and tennis court. This house has everything the discerning buyer could want. It is sophisticated yet warm and inviting, three fully...

5
bed
4/1
bath
5,229
sqft
2141 Ponus Ridge $1,480,000 link

2141 Ponus Ridge

New Canaan, CT 06840 | Fairfield County
$1,480,000
5 Beds 3/1 Baths 4,615 Sqft 4.01 Acres

Wonderfully updated New England colonial on 4 open acres with seasonal views of the Laurel Reservoir. Space abounds. The large family room has a cathedral ceiling and French doors...

5
bed
3/1
bath
4,615
sqft

My Sales

1264 Valley Road $9,250,000

1264 Valley Road

New Canaan, CT 06840 | Fairfield County
$9,250,000
6 Beds 8/2 Baths 13,400 Sqft 6.79 Acres

6
bed
8/2
bath
13,400
sqft
208 Canoe Hill Road $2,995,000 link

208 Canoe Hill Road

New Canaan, CT 06840 | Fairfield County
$2,995,000
5 Beds 6/1 Baths 5,965 Sqft 3 Acres

This 1863 Colonial offers all modern amenities for today's lifestyle, yet keeping its historical significance and value. Custom millwork, high end finishes and intricate detailing...

5
bed
6/1
bath
5,965
sqft
815 Silvermine Road $2,995,000

815 Silvermine Road

New Canaan, CT 06840 | Fairfield County
$2,995,000
4 Beds 4/1 Baths 3,871 Sqft 3.07 Acres

4
bed
4/1
bath
3,871
sqft