Melissa is a licensed Realtor in NY and has her GREEN and CIRE designation. She founded MelissaColabellaHomes to market, design and sell extraordinary properties. She joined Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty to align her local knowledge of Westchester Real Estate with a global reach. Melissa sold over 50 properties as a rookie in the business, making her a top producing agent in her office.
Melissa’s clients include residential buyers, sellers, developers and financial institutions ranging from multi-family properties, single family residences, town homes, condos and co-ops. Her clients are just as versatile, ranging from young starters coming north from Manhattan to financial institutions selling debt portfolios, developers, and everyone in between.
Having grown up in Westchester, Melissa has an insider’s view on local Westchester Real Estate Markets. She earned her BA in Marketing in 2003 from Fordham University in the Bronx and studied for her Masters of Fine Arts in Interior Design at The New York School of Interior Design in the city. Her staging & marketing expertise, graphic design, photography and architectural education make her the best agent to market your home.
At the New York School of Interior Design (NYSID), she learned about textiles, historic and modern architecture, decorative arts, art history, sustainability, construction and building methods, space planning, residential and commercial design. Her internships included working on commercial and residential projects as well as educational institutions. She has also volunteered on projects at the Ronald McDonald House Designer’s Showhouse on Long Island.