Susan Malan

Susan Malan

Broker Associate

Essex Brokerage

13 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426
  • Born In:
    Connecticut
  • Live In:
    Essex
  • Favorite Movie:
    Enchanted April
  • Interests:
    Art, antiques, kayak, cycling, travel, fishing

Susan was raised in Connecticut and has deep experience in real estate both personally and professionally.  Personally, she has relocated over a dozen times throughout New England, and therefore knows all too well the stressful process of starting over in a new home in a new community. A visual processor, Susan sees what things can be, not just what they are. 

Professionally, Susan has over three decades of financial services and real estate experience.  Beginning with leasing apartments, moving to be a regional property manager with responsibility for over 450 residential units and staff of 20, moved to acquisition, syndication and development in commercial real estate.  From there she went into banking beginning as a commercial loan workout officer and rising through the ranks to commercial real estate lender, credit officer, regional business development, and strategic marketing. 

She also has broad non-profit experience working for the Institute for Global Ethics as a relationship manager and Director of Growth Strategies.  She was a certified trainer for the Institute for Global Ethics, completed Executive Development coursework at Bentley College – Managing Ethics in Organizations and is certified Northeast Chapter Association of Corporate Counsel America in Conciliation training.  Susan holds a B.S. in Business Management/Administration.

Susan works tirelessly in her community currently serving on the boards of Essex Art Association, Rotary Club of Essex, member of the Harbor Management Commission, Essex Tree Committee, Conservator for Life of Essex Land Trust. Previously, 10 years on the board of Valley Shore YMCA, Economic Development Consultant Town of Essex, Chair of the Essex Water Pollution Control Authority, VP Essex Historical Society, Chair Sanitary Waste Commission, board member and treasurer, Land for Good, board member and treasurer, Marblehead Festival of Arts, Chair of the Loan Committee for Middlesex County Revitalization Commission, past member of Ethics and Compliance Officers Association, Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, Harbor and Waterfront Committee Town of Yarmouth ME, Parks and Land Committee, Town of Yarmouth ME, VP Cousins and Little John Islands Improvement Association. 

In her spare time, she enjoys time with her husband Bob, travel, art and antiques, hiking, kayaking, swimming, fishing, and is an avid...

Susan was raised in Connecticut and has deep experience in real estate both personally and professionally.  Personally, she has relocated over a dozen times throughout New England, and therefore knows all too well the stressful process of starting over in a new home in a new community. A visual processor, Susan sees what things can be, not just what they are. 

Professionally, Susan has over three decades of financial services and real estate experience.  Beginning with leasing apartments, moving to be a regional property manager with responsibility for over 450 residential units and staff of 20, moved to acquisition, syndication and development in commercial real estate.  From there she went into banking beginning as a commercial loan workout officer and rising through the ranks to commercial real estate lender, credit officer, regional business development, and strategic marketing. 

She also has broad non-profit experience working for the Institute for Global Ethics as a relationship manager and Director of Growth Strategies.  She was a certified trainer for the Institute for Global Ethics, completed Executive Development coursework at Bentley College – Managing Ethics in Organizations and is certified Northeast Chapter Association of Corporate Counsel America in Conciliation training.  Susan holds a B.S. in Business Management/Administration.

Susan works tirelessly in her community currently serving on the boards of Essex Art Association, Rotary Club of Essex, member of the Harbor Management Commission, Essex Tree Committee, Conservator for Life of Essex Land Trust. Previously, 10 years on the board of Valley Shore YMCA, Economic Development Consultant Town of Essex, Chair of the Essex Water Pollution Control Authority, VP Essex Historical Society, Chair Sanitary Waste Commission, board member and treasurer, Land for Good, board member and treasurer, Marblehead Festival of Arts, Chair of the Loan Committee for Middlesex County Revitalization Commission, past member of Ethics and Compliance Officers Association, Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, Harbor and Waterfront Committee Town of Yarmouth ME, Parks and Land Committee, Town of Yarmouth ME, VP Cousins and Little John Islands Improvement Association. 

In her spare time, she enjoys time with her husband Bob, travel, art and antiques, hiking, kayaking, swimming, fishing, and is an avid weeder.

Susan was raised in Connecticut and has deep experience in real estate both personally and professionally.  Personally, she has relocated over a dozen times throughout New England, and therefore knows all too well the stressful process of starting over in a new home in a new community. A visual processor, Susan sees what things can be, not just what they are. 

Professionally, Susan has over three decades of financial services and real estate experience.  Beginning with leasing apartments, moving to be a regional property manager with responsibility for over 450 residential units and staff of 20, moved to acquisition, syndication and development in commercial real estate.  From there she went into banking beginning as a commercial loan workout officer and rising through the ranks to commercial real estate lender, credit officer, regional business development, and strategic marketing. 

She also has broad non-profit experience working for the Institute for Global Ethics as a relationship manager and Director of Growth Strategies.  She was a certified trainer for the Institute for Global Ethics, completed Executive Development coursework at Bentley College – Managing Ethics in Organizations and is certified Northeast Chapter Association of Corporate Counsel America in Conciliation training.  Susan holds a B.S. in Business Management/Administration.

Susan works tirelessly in her community currently serving on the boards of Essex Art Association, Rotary Club of Essex, member of the Harbor Management Commission, Essex Tree Committee, Conservator for Life of Essex Land Trust. Previously, 10 years on the board of Valley Shore YMCA, Economic Development Consultant Town of Essex, Chair of the Essex Water Pollution Control Authority, VP Essex Historical Society, Chair Sanitary Waste Commission, board member and treasurer, Land for Good, board member and treasurer, Marblehead Festival of Arts, Chair of the Loan Committee for Middlesex County Revitalization Commission, past member of Ethics and Compliance Officers Association, Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, Harbor and Waterfront Committee Town of Yarmouth ME, Parks and Land Committee, Town of Yarmouth ME, VP Cousins and Little John Islands Improvement Association. 

In her spare time, she enjoys time with her husband Bob, travel, art and antiques, hiking, kayaking, swimming, fishing, and is an avid weeder.

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  • Awards
    • Diamond Award, 2020, 2021
    • #12 in Dollar Volume, Company-Wide, 2021
    • #8 in Units, Company-Wide, 2021
    • #2 in Units, Essex Brokerage, 2020, 2021
    • #1 in Total Transactions in Essex, 2019, 2020, 2021
    • #2 in Rentals, Essex Brokerage, 2021
    • Gold Award 2019
    • SilverAward, 2018

Testimonials

Susan Malan has handled several real estate sales and purchases for me. She is effective, reliable and I recommend her with the highest regard.

Susan Daria Landino

My brother and I were very happy with the job that William Pitt / Sotheby's did with selling our house. You agent, Susan Malan, was extremely efficient and helpful and made the whole experience quite bearable. We would happily use her and your firm again should the opportunity arise and have recommended both to our friends.

Joan Wendler Estate

Susan Malan is an extraordinary agent: - intelligent, analytical and well informed about the market; - a candid, clear, thorough and timely communicator; - pro-active and committed to a positive client experience and outcome; - a perfect balance of focused and professional while being thoroughly enjoyable. Susan made the entire process seamless, easy and even fun. I highly recommend her and her office.

Jennifer & William Lindenmayer

Susan was great. Super helpful, super knowledgeable. Always available to answer any questions we had through our first home buying experience!

Davin & Kelly Rozowsky

I've sold 6 homes in 4 towns over 30+ years, and without a doubt Susan Malan is the most caring, and most scrupulously honest, agent I've worked with. After 5 months of searching online for the perfect traditional cottage in Essex Village without success, I began looking elsewhere. The morning i was preparing to submit an offer on a home in coastal MA, an ideal Essex property popped up online. I immediately contacted Susan, the listing agent, and asked if she could represent me. After explaining the potential conflict of interest, and how we would need to proceed, we both agreed to move forward. She scheduled a viewing prior to a weekend of very busy open houses, and I was able consider my options over a weekend. Once I decided I had to have this lovely house, I submitted an aggressive offer with an escalation clause and was very fortunate to have it accepted. Susan supported my purchase at every stage, both prior to close and after - she kept me updated, recommended closing attorneys, worked with the seller to reschedule the closing date, arranged for UPS deliveries, and had the house cleaned prior to my move. And because she's lived in this community for so long, she was able to suggest wonderful landscapers, painters, floor refinishers, restaurants, nurseries, coffee shops - too many fantastic resources to list! - and would always check back in to be sure I'd found what I was looking for. For anyone planning to buy (or sell) a home in this beautiful coastal community, I would highly recommend Susan - she's just the best there is.

Holly Kjerulff

Susan is the best and she will move heaven and earth to advocate for her buyers.

Scott & Heather Emch

Susan Malan is the BEST realtor I have ever worked with in 50 years of buying houses. She doesn’t miss a thing. Her knowledge, attention to detail and fierce work ethic is superb. Mostly, she is a fabulous human! PJ Younglove Hovey

Paula Hovey

Susan Malan went above and beyond to help us with our home purchase. She is a star.

Margaret & Mark Kayfez

Susan Malan has handled two RE transactions for us in the last three years. She has incredible attention to detail, is easy to work with, and always delivers! We have owned many properties in many states. We’ve dealt with many brokers and many agencies. Susan is a 10+++

Christine Bassett

We were interested in a house that had just gone on the market. On a Saturday night we contacted Susan Malan. She called right back. She then called the seller's realtor. There were already 5 offers, and the seller was going over them to decide in 30 minutes. Susan asked if we could put one in - and the other realtor said if you can do it in 30 minutes. She recommended a high deposit, and a few other details. She had added some details about my family and history in the area. We submitted the offer. It was accepted. She had it open enough to be attractive to the seller, but held on to specific protections, which were critical when the septic failed its test. So - what can I say? SHE IS AMAZING! AMAZING! We are in awe. This was our second transaction with her - and the FIRST was amazing, and this was even more incredible. She is #1. We are so grateful to work with her.

Elizabeth & William Jones

Susan was fabulous to work with. On top of every detail. Nothing slipped and kept me and my husband on track, as well! Well done! We truly appreciate her hard work and attention to detail.

Lauren & Brian Weinstein

Susan did a fine job. She is always responsive to questions and concerns and never complains. She is always pleasant and good to be around.

Carolyn & Larry Timmerman

#1

Paul Spielman

Buying and selling a home can be intense work. And when the agent represents both seller and buyer, it can press the stress to another level entirely. Susan demonstrated integrity and leadership far beyond our previous experiences, and delivered the desired results we were both looking for. We sold a vintage home we loved to people who will honor it as much as we did, which was as important to us as was the right offer. Who can ask for more?

Meg and Michael Koskie

I interviewed three agencies and 4 agents before selecting Sotheby's and Susan Malan to sell my house. At every stage of the process, from the first meeting and walk through until the closing, she was professional and attentive to every detail. There were some obstacles along the way which she navigated with apparent ease, because of her experience and connections in the community. I was kept informed of the progress and all documentation and signing were done electronically which is so efficient. I will reach out to Susan Malan first for any real estate purchase or sale in the future.

Carol Himsel Daly

To put it simply, we would not have been able to get our house in Connecticut without Susan Malan. She went above and beyond to advocate for us throughout the entire process. Without her, we would have given up because it was extremely stressful to sell our home on the west coast while purchasing a home on the east coast. It is very hard to even describe how instrumental she was in finding us the resources we needed to push this over the finish line. We are so happy with her and our new home. Thank you!

Sarach & Thatcher Schiffelbein

We have been very pleased with the attention to detail and advice given to us by Susan Malan. She is a credit to your organization and someone we will not hesitate to recommend. We really have appreciated working with her.

Carol & Jim Denham

Susan Malan helped me navigate four real estate sales successfully and helped me purchase a wonderful home at a great price!

Susan Landino

Susan Malan Is a true professional who is dedicated to ensuring a smooth transition. She goes well beyond the “sale” ensuring each step is handled with care!

Diana Gregory

Susan Malan connected us with the house of our dreams. She is a wonderful, trusted partner and made the entire process seamless and enjoyable.

Johanna Savad

very professional - outstanding experience

Essex Savings Bank

Susan Malan did a remarkable job as my Realtor. I appreciated all of her hard work.

Susan Walker

Susan is what every professional realtor should strive for- outstanding service, industry knowledge, and outstanding communicator. Will definitely recommend her to anyone buying or selling a house in southern central Connecticut

Michael & Alison Gain

Susan Malan was a very very good fit for the property and excellent to work with. I have already recommended her to others.

Estate of Frederick G.E. Clarke

I found Susan Malan very professional and hard working. I have already recommended her to people

Sarah Jansen

Susan Malan was incredibly helpful in our successful search to find our new home. She really took the time to listen to our needs and wants, applied those expectations to our budget, and helped us secure showings quickly to ensure that we didn't miss out on viewings we were really interested in. She was always prompt to respond, and was transparent about each and every step of the process. Thanks to Susan, we found the perfect home - and I couldn't recommend her enough!

Lisa Finnegan

It was great working with Susan and I like her style and the way she approaches the aspect of selling a house. I would definitely recommend her as an agent if someone was looking for one.

Walter Shephard

what can I say, only it was my lucy day when a friend recommended Susan Malan of Sotherbys Real Este in Essex Ct Susanwas the kind of agent you hope to get to handle your home after living their for thirty seven year She never missed replying to my many E Mails She was efficient, resoucful, kind. What more can I say O most definately recommend her to anyone I know No wonder she is a success Sincerelu Elizabeth Van Wazer

Elizabeth Van Wazer

Susan Malan was a fantastic agent for us. She guided us on various properties - we were over 3,000 miles away. With her guidance we were able to narrow our choice down, do a remote inspection, make a good offer - when another offer was on the table. She knows the area well and can provide pluses and minuses. She was a tremendous resource. She also managed a few predictable bumps for us nearer to the closing. She was also very responsive to any questions we had. We felt we were so guided and had a true partner. We are now in our home and so very happy.

Elizabeth & William Jones

Exceptional work to sell. But Susan did it!

R&W Management Co.

Susan Malan did an excellent job in finding a buyer for our home. She is a highly qualified professional, as well as being thoughtful, courteous, and full of energy! We would recommend her without reservation and we hope to work with her in future. Carol and James Denham

Carol Denham

Susan did an outstanding job with our home sale and purchase. We would definitely recommend her to friends and family.

Chris & Victoria Seidl

Susan is great. We have bought two houses thru her. Very laid back and on top of things.

Jim & Jane Raithel

Susan worked tirelessly on our behalf, both in the buying of our new home, and the selling of our old. We always felt that Susan was available, either by phone, email/text, or in person, especially with facilitating the various people going in and out of our house to prepare it for sale. This was especially important because we were living out of town the majority of the time. She is a terrific realtor, very professional, and easy to work with.

Sally & David Rosengren

Susan is an extremely knowledgeable realtor and one of the very few who know how to market and sell commercial real estate.

R&W Management Co.

Susan Malan is top notch!

Cornelia Bessie Trust

Very attentive and knowledgeable!!

Patricia & George Calkins

SUSAN MALAN is the best I've ever seen. She sold both of my houses in record time over asking price. She's personable, professional, works like crazy, has a great eye, is patient and kind and delivers. I wish she was here in California! Don't go anywhere else.

Sarah Dane-Brown

Susan Malan was the most professional and honest realtor I have ever had the pleasure of working with. She was always quick with her responses and helped tremendously in my home search. William Pitt Sotheby has a true asset in Susan!

Kelsey Ann Hansen

Susan Malan was extremely professional and responsive; we felt like she went above and beyond her role as a realtor!

Richard & Joan Fisler

My Listings

2 Inspiration Lane $225,000 link

2 Inspiration Lane

Chester, CT 06412 | Middlesex County
$225,000
3.45 Acres

Opportunity to build office/warehouse/storage in Chester's Research Park. Large parcel - great signage opportunities. Just off Exit 6 of Route 9. Frontage on Inspiration Lane and...

3.45
acre
67 North Main Street $1,850/mo link

67 North Main Street

Essex, CT 06426 | Middlesex County
$1,850/mo
3,872 Sqft

Bright, sunny Essex Village location. This fantastic location has been in use as a medical office for over 20 years. Floor plan is flexible with a variety of space allocations....

3,872
sqft
48 Saybrook Road $569,900 link

48 Saybrook Road

Essex, CT 06426 | Middlesex County
$569,900
3 Beds 3/1 Baths 2,126 Sqft 0.69 Acres

The John Tooker circa 1780 home and three-story barn are perched on top of a knoll. This home has been updated and maintained while keeping its original integrity, historic charm,...

3
bed
3/1
bath
2,126
sqft

My Sales

146 Hamburg Road $2,295,000 link

146 Hamburg Road

Lyme, CT 06371 | New London County
$2,295,000
11 Beds 9/4 Baths 14,573 Sqft 10.84 Acres

There are no words to adequately describe this magnificent compound. Inspired by Northern Italy’s 16th century villas designed by Palladio, this magnificent property was developed...

11
bed
9/4
bath
14,573
sqft
28 Dennison Road $1,650,000 link

28 Dennison Road

Essex, CT 06426 | Middlesex County
$1,650,000
4 Beds 4/2 Baths 6,314 Sqft 1.35 Acres

The Ivory Mill at Tiley Pratt Pond is an extraordinary four-bedroom, six-bathroom home in Essex, Connecticut. It offers a prime location, a private and beautiful natural setting,...

4
bed
4/2
bath
6,314
sqft
2 West Mystic Avenue $1,600,000 link

2 West Mystic Avenue

Groton, CT 06355 | New London County
$1,600,000
5 Beds 4 Baths 3,517 Sqft 0.6 Acres

Estate Quality Historic Mystic Home- Built by prominent sea captain Nathan Fish circa 1835.Turning into the driveway you feel like you're in the Hamptons but with all the charm...

5
bed
4
bath
3,517
sqft
7 Oakland Avenue $1,600,000 link

7 Oakland Avenue

Lyme, CT 06371 | New London County
$1,600,000
3 Beds 3 Baths 2,580 Sqft 0.56 Acres

DIRECT WATERFRONT ON HAMBURG COVE!!! This warm & welcoming home has absolutely gorgeous views over the cove with a peaceful, private setting. You will fall in love the minute you...

3
bed
3
bath
2,580
sqft
19 Saltus Drive $1,550,000 link

19 Saltus Drive

Old Saybrook, CT 06475 | Middlesex County
$1,550,000
3 Beds 3 Baths 2,724 Sqft 0.56 Acres

A gracious first time ever on the market lovely shingle style home in highly sought after Saltus Drive. This one owner home, was designed and owned by a well-known New Haven based...

3
bed
3
bath
2,724
sqft
25 Pratt Street $1,505,000 link

25 Pratt Street

Essex, CT 06426 | Middlesex County
$1,505,000
3 Beds 3/1 Baths 2,950 Sqft 0.3 Acres

The one you’ve been waiting for. Houses of Essex, Justin Loomis Homestead c. 1818. In the heart of Essex Village, walk to the water, restaurants, marinas, yacht clubs, art galleries...

3
bed
3/1
bath
2,950
sqft
44 River Road $1,350,000 link

44 River Road

Essex, CT 06426 | Middlesex County
$1,350,000
3 Beds 2/1 Baths 2,448 Sqft 0.5 Acres

Truly one of the most admired homes in Essex. Custom crafted using only the best in materials and finishes including wood roof, copper gutters outside and gorgeous wide white oak...

3
bed
2/1
bath
2,448
sqft
60 South Main Street $1,350,000 link

60 South Main Street

Essex, CT 06426 | Middlesex County
$1,350,000
3 Beds 2/1 Baths 2,824 Sqft 0.42 Acres

ESSEX VILLAGE – Walk to the water, shops, restaurants, art galleries, yacht clubs and more. This magnificently private home is Essex history at its best. Home is off South Main...

3
bed
2/1
bath
2,824
sqft
10 Foxboro Road $1,345,000 link

10 Foxboro Road

Essex, CT 06426 | Middlesex County
$1,345,000
4 Beds 3/1 Baths 2,624 Sqft 1.54 Acres

PRIVATE Foxboro Road - stunning custom built Falls River waterfront. Private setting and yet walking distance to all Essex Village offers. This Unity Homes built was constructed...

4
bed
3/1
bath
2,624
sqft
15 New City Street $1,275,000 link

15 New City Street

Essex, CT 06426 | Middlesex County
$1,275,000
5 Beds 4/1 Baths 4,433 Sqft 0.74 Acres

Essex Village – New City Street, one of the most adored streets in Essex to walk, stroll, bicycle, jog. Peeks of the Connecticut River from this elegant and stately home and...

5
bed
4/1
bath
4,433
sqft
8-1 Sill Lane $1,250,000 link

8-1 Sill Lane

Old Lyme, CT 06371 | New London County
$1,250,000
3 Beds 3/1 Baths 4,260 Sqft 6.16 Acres

Turn down the private lane and you feel as though you’re entering the English countryside. This lovely gracious estate like home is set on over six private acres with frontage...

3
bed
3/1
bath
4,260
sqft