26 Cherry Street
New Canaan, CT 06840
I consider my work to be far more than just a real estate transaction. My work is your life and your dreams, helping to find a place for you and your family to create a space of comfort and refuge – a home.
It is a great responsibility which is an honor to be entrusted with. As a third-generation real estate agent, I have seen the positive impact a great agent can have on clients' lives, which drives me to give my clients the very best real estate experience that is ideal for them and their individual circumstances.
My clients benefit from my proven professional history of successful negotiation expertise, creative problem solving, personal attention to detail, and stellar customer service. I am an obsessive student of local real estate markets and share with clients my data-driven knowledge to support their decisions. Clients appreciate my proactive communication, which keeps them well-informed and confident that I am leading the charge for their real estate sale or search.
I love exploring our local communities and discovering each town's unique characteristics, whether it's a new restaurant or a lesser-traveled hiking trail. It brings me great joy to introduce these attractions to those who are new to the area.
After growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area with parents in the real estate industry, I attended the Haas School of Business at University of California, Berkeley, focusing on finance and real estate. I began my career as a real estate appraiser, analyzing all property types and sizes, including single family residential homes, apartment complexes, industrial properties, and office buildings.
I later moved to New York City and pursued my interest in audio production. As an audio engineer and producer, I worked on hundreds of recordings including music, commercials, and audiobooks. It was thrilling to work with high profile artists and authors and have my work receive a Grammy nomination, as well as Audie and Audiofile Earphones Awards. During this time, I became an avid photographer and spent nights and weekends photographing musicians and concerts. My work was featured in numerous media outlets, such as Spin and Time Out New York, and used by major corporations, like Walmart and Sony Music.
After leaving New York, I combined my background in real estate with my experience in digital media production and photography to create a real estate marketing company which provided residential real estate agents with visual media content and online marketing solutions.
My family then had the opportunity to spend four years living abroad in Basel, Switzerland and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. We had unforgettable adventures visiting over twenty countries, experiencing the local ways of life, and learning about each country's culture and history.
When we returned to the United States, we settled in Fairfield County, Connecticut, first residing in Stamford and now in New Canaan. My experiences making many moves and living throughout the world really instilled in me the importance of the sense of home and how different physical spaces influence individuals and families. I bring this understanding and my unique background in real estate appraisal and marketing to help clients find their home.
My Listings and Sales
Jon, rated in the 5 star rating system is rated a 10 star person and agent. He was well informed, always respectful and professional bringing this deal to close. Always willing and helpful, he even kept the planted flowers watered. (A great timesaver for me...how great is that?)Joel
Working with Jon was the very best choice we made as our family relocated. We felt like he really understood our priorities, and he gave us a wealth of insights and data to help us find a home in a fast-paced and competitive market. His trustworthiness is invaluable and we appreciated how pleasant and responsive he was to work with. We are thankful to have had someone with his high level of professionalism representing us and negotiating on our behalf.Lance & Christina Marchesseault
Our experience with Jon was unquestionably the best aspect of our recent purchase. He listened to our wants and needs, spent time to make sure we understood the area beyond the listings, and provided data on market conditions throughout the process. During the negotiation and close, he communicated exceptionally well and helped us navigate potential pitfalls that an inexperienced or inattentive agent would not have identified. Jon is an excellent partner and we look forward to working again with him in the future.Ashley & Peter French
My wife. Sheila, and I were so impressed by our realtor, Jon Klemm, who was very helpful, courteous, and informative about the various homes and neighborhoods which he showed us. A very nice guy, Jon gave us highly detailed, fun tours of the areas we were interested in, regarding which he clearly is very knowledgeable. He picked us up at the train station and drove us to the homes we wanted to see, answered the phone at late hours, especially when timing was at issue, and was very flexible about when we would meet—was extremely accommodating. Jon helpfully pointed out relevant details in homes we saw, aiding us with our decisions about buying a home. He learned our tastes, honing in on the right homes. And he is a skilled negotiator, bargained down the seller for the pretty condo we ended up purchasing. I highly recommend Jon Klemm for your real estate needs!Anthony Brown
Jon is a wonderful person; super helpful, fast and very responsive; one who takes real care of their clients' interests.Prakarsh Duhoon
We met Jon at a viewing of a home he was showing and he went out of his way to answer all of our questions and follow up. Knowing that we were new to the area Jon provided additional data, reports, and information about the various towns. Jon was also very thoughtful with his tours, showing us key points of interest (parks, schools, train stations) along the viewings routes. Jon was responsive at all hours and on all days. He provided guidance throughout the whole home purchasing process. Very helpful!Michael Salerno
Jon is an absolute amazing agent. His natural passion to deep dive into data helps you enter into a real estate deal knowing you are getting your $$ worth. He helped us sell our home and we’re working with him for our next home purchase. He’s very amicable, professional, and patient. Highly recommended!Avi
Jon Klemm worked with us to purchase a home in 2021. He has excellent insight into the current market by his analyzing capabilities and did an in-depth market analysis to help us learn the market quickly. He was very patient and responsive to all our needs and was always available to communicate even on the weekends and late evenings. He always checked in with us if we needed anything or if we had any questions or concerns. Jon kept us abreast of every step to include all scenarios relating to our worries and needs and advised us on any questions or challenges we had. He went the extra mile to make sure we were happy and content. His professionalism, personality, responsiveness and his ability to close the deal was outstanding. He is also well-connected and very knowledgeable. We highly recommend Jon Klemm without any reservations. You'll be happy you chose Jon when you are looking for an agent to service your real estate needs.HG Guo
Jon was a very helpful agent who quickly understood my needs and worked hard to find me the best home in a very competitive market. He always made himself available whenever I had questions and was quick to follow up. I knew I was in good hands. I would certainly recommend working with Jon.Elizabeth M.