David Kinyon

About David Kinyon

Luxury Properties Specialist - Westport Office
47 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT 06880

Email: David.Kinyon@raveis.com | Cell: 203.247.0337 | Office: 203.227.4343
Website: DKknows.com

Certified Homeownership Professional

Award-Winning Realtor + #1 Real Estate Company in CT = The Perfect Realtor for YOU!


David Kinyon is Owner/Proprietor of DK Knows! at William Raveis Real Estate and is a consistent, award-winning premier producer working with the #1 real estate company in Connecticut. His personal philosophy is working with only a few buyers and sellers at a time, resulting in a stress-free, enjoyable real estate experience. He is fully dedicated to each and every one of his clients. David's background as a top NYC advertising executive also gives his clients the edge. His most recent honors and awards include:
  • Named "Real Estate Market Leader," Forbes Magazine and FIVE STAR Real Estate Agent
  • Voted "Top Scoring Real Estate Agent in Overall Satisfaction," CONNECTICUT Magazine and FIVE STAR Real Estate Agent (11 year winner)
  • Winner of prestigious "Chairman's Club Special Achievement Award," personally presented by CEO Bill Raveis and in recognition of being in the top tier of the elite Chairman's Club
  • Honored with multiple awards as Top Selling Agent, Top Listing Agent, Top Producer, Excellence in Customer Service and Excellence in Negotiating
  • Former Director, Mid-Fairfield County Association of Realtors
  • Awarded "Rookie of the Year" in his first year, a company-wide award for the entire state of CT

In his spare time, David has received accolades from national, state and local organizations for his involvement in Emergency Management & Homeland Security. He volunteers as a FEMA-certified emergency responder for Westport-Weston CERT (Community Emergency Response Team), helping and assisting residents in Westport, Weston and neighboring towns and cities, in the event of a disaster or emergency and providing backup to Fire, Police and EMT's. In addition, David is a member of the Westport Astronomical Society and volunteers as a host for Public Night at the Westport Observatory, home of the 16" Meade LX200 telescope.

Find out why buyers and sellers alike are saying: "DK Knows!"

Professional Association

  • National Association of Realtors
  • Connecticut Association of Realtors
  • Mid-Fairfield County Association of Realtors
  • Consolidated Multiple Listing Service

Education

  • B.S., Communications, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY; Minor: History
  • Ithaca College London Centre, London, UK
  • Real Estate Principles & Practices, Appraisal & Real Estate Institute, Stamford, CT
  • Certified Homeownership Professional, Raveis University, Shelton, CT
  • Luxury Properties Specialist, William Raveis Luxury Properties Division, Shelton, CT

Achievements

  • Member, "Chairman's Club"
  • Winner of prestigious "Chairman's Club Special Achievement Award"
  • Named "Real Estate Market Leader," Forbes Magazine and FIVE STAR Real Estate Agent
  • Voted "Top Scoring Real Estate Agent in Overall Satisfaction," CONNECTICUT Magazine and FIVE STAR Real Estate Agent (11 year winner))
  • Former Director, Mid-Fairfield County Association of Realtors
  • Multiple "Top Producer" Awards
  • Multiple "Top Listing Agent" Awards
  • Multiple "Top Sales Agent" Awards
  • Multiple "Excellence in Negotiating" Awards
  • Multiple "Excellence in Customer Service" Awards
  • Multiple "Outstanding Achievement" Awards
  • "Rookie of the Year" (company-wide)

Professional Specialty

  • Luxury Properties Specialist
  • New Homes Specialist
  • Relocation Specialist
  • CHP-certified (Certified Homeownership Professional)
  • E-commerce Specialist
  • Antiques Specialist
  • RDCPro-certified (REO Specialist)
  • 1031 Exchange Specialist

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, Vice President, Westport-Weston CERT (Community Emergency Response Team/U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security & FEMA-certified emergency responder, Connecticut Division of Emergency Management & Homeland Security - Region 1)
  • FBI: Graduate, FBI New Haven Citizens Academy
  • American Heart Association: Basic Life Support/CPR/AED
  • Volunteer, American Red Cross: Shelter Management
  • Volunteer, CT Dept. of Public Health, COVID Response Team (Johns Hopkins-certified)
  • Volunteer, CT Dept. of Public Health, Radiation Professional Volunteer Program (CT-RPVP)
  • CT Fire Academy: Traffic Incident Management
  • Member, U.S. First Responders Association
  • Volunteer, Westport-Weston Health District, COVID Contact Tracer (Johns Hopkins-certified)
  • Volunteer & Host, Westport Astronomical Society & Public Night at the Observatory

Personal

  • Lived in the area since 1987
  • Lived in Westport since 1993
  • Married, with two children
  • Both children attend public schools
  • Actively involved in school and church programs
  • Member, Westport Historical Society
  • Member, Westport Astronomical Society
  • Member, Norwalk Maritime Aquarium

Experience

  • 16 years experience, Advertising Executive, NYC (Advertising awards include: Lions International Advertising Festival, Finalist; One Show, Gold; New York Festival, Gold; New York Festival, Silver; New York Addy, Medal; Art Director's Club, Merit Award)
  • Excellent problem-solver
  • Skilled negotiator
  • Creative thinker

Areas Covered

  • Westport
  • Southport
  • Fairfield
  • Norwalk
  • Weston
  • Wilton
  • Easton
  • Stamford
  • and most towns in Fairfield County