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About DNA Properties

Senior Sales Associate - New Canaan Office
Four Elm Street, New Canaan, CT 06840
Cell: 203.803.0483


Deborah and Aimee are Senior Sales Associates backed by an impressive list of accreditations and awards ~ so you know you're in good hands...

Chairman's Elite Club 2014, 2015, 2016, 2020

Chairman's Club 2018, 2019

President's Club 2017

Top Closed Units 2018

Excellence in Customer Service Award 2013-2019

Top Mortgage Support 2015-2019

ABR: Accredited Buyers Representative

SRS: Seller Representative Specialist

CHP: Certified Homes Specialist

NHS: New Homes Specialist

NAR Green Designation


Deborah Burnaman & Aimee MacKimm are award-winning, top producing agents who specialize in all phases of real estate. Deborah & Aimee formed a partnership based on mutual respect and appreciation for one another's creative skills, compatibility and productivity. Each are passionate about their careers and their commitment to clients. Working collaboratively has been the pillar of strength which has allowed their partnership to flourish. Each partner brings a variety of strengths and capabilities that merged together create fortitude and success between them.

What does DNA Properties do differently?

Divergent Marketing/Special Events

Ensure Excellence in Digital Presence & Professional Photography

Staging at all levels

Recycle, Re-purpose and Re-use clients furnishings for Staging

Bring in Supplemental Staging Supplies

Educate Sellers and Buyers on possible ways to reduce household expenses and carbon footprint, while INCREASING the VALUE of their home and contributing to the health of our community

With a NAR "Green Designation" we are committed to improving the quality and quantity of "greener" more sustainable home sales

Professional Specialty

We love working with all sellers and buyers, especially first-time home buyers. Purchasing your first home can be overwhelming. We take pride in educating our client's in all aspects of a home purchase. It's important to us to help make your experience as easy and stress-free as possible, and at a price that fits comfortably into your budget.

To put it simply, we don't just sell homes... we build lasting relationships. We know if your happy with your initial experience you'll come back to us again and refer us to your friends!

Residential Home and Condo Sales and Marketing

Buyer Representation

Seller Representation

Home Staging Assistance

Investment Properties

Overseas Relocation

Zillow/Trulia Premiere Agents

Green Building / Green Homes

Home Energy Audits & Energy Efficiency

Smart Homes with TecKnow

Professional Association

Member of the National Association of Realtors

Connecticut Association of Realtors

New Canaan Board of Realtors

New Canaan Multiple Listing Service

Consolidated Multiple Listing Service

Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, New York

Community Involvement

New Canaan Go Green
Wilton Go Green
Zero-Waste Faire
Norwalk Tree Alliance
The Waveny Care Center
The Carriage Barn Art Center
National Charity League
Global Lyme Alliance
New Canaan Beautification League
New Canaan Land Conservation Trust
New Canaan Preservation Alliance
TecKnow Smart Homes: Live Simple, Live Smart
Dorothy Mann Style Dot

Areas Covered

All of Fairfield County
Licensed in Connecticut
Licensed in New York State


Aimee MacKimm
University of Dayton
Bachelor of Science
Specialty in Interior Design
Minor Psychology

Deborah Burnaman
Ithaca College, B.A.
Sociology Major, Psychology Minor
Sarah Lawrence College, M.S Ed
Education / Teaching


Aimee was born and raised in Chicago and has been a resident of New Canaan since 1998. She has two daughters that completed their enrollment in the New Canaan Public School System. She frequently donates her time and contributes to a number of charitable organizations such as "Damon Runyon Cancer Research", Waveny Care Center, Carriage Barn Art Center and the National Charity League, along with numerous animal rescue charities.

Deborah was born and raised in Pound Ridge, NY. She has been a resident of Wilton/New Canaan area for 30+ years. She is a proud mother of four children that attended local public and private schools. Deborah is an active board member of the Norwalk Tree Alliance. She is an avid tennis player, runner, and aspiring golfer. Deborah is passionate about gardening, green energy, electric vehicles, and solar power. It's her dream to turn the world green, one house at a time.

In The News

Zero Waste Faire

  • Aimee and Deborah were amazing! Patient, knowledgable and great to work with. We highly recommend them to anyone looking to purchase a home. VanGuzFamily Norwalk CT Carlos & Stephanie (Norwalk CT)

  • "Aimee MacKimm and Deborah Burnaman are wonderful agents and went above and beyond to get our house sold. They both possess impeccable knowledge and insight to the housing market in Fairfield County and New Canaan. They were punctual, diligent and kept us well informed of everything throughout the e... Charles (Robinson)

  • Deborah & Aimee were fast & efficient- they staged, listed and sold our condo in less than two months! We highly recommend them. Eileen W. (Somers, NY)

  • Aimee and Deborah are wonderful to work with! Both have great ideas and are well organized. I had my condo on the market a few times in the last 5 years with no offers and then I met Aimee & Deborah they listed my condo earlier this year, for rent and for sale. They gave me a lot of ideas and good d... Chris O. (New Canaan, CT)

  • Aimee and Deborah were the most positive agents. The staging and selling of our single family home went extremely well and their service was great! Megan Wunderlich (New Canaan, CT)

  • Working with Aimee and Deborah was seamless and a complete joy. They were extremely attentive, creative, and responsive. My condo was under contract within three days and for full asking price! I could not ask for a better team and result! Ashley Lorenz (Norwalk, CT)

  • An overdue (over 1yr!) thank you!! We were and still are so grateful to your for helping us with finding our new home in a new state. As first time home buyers, we were definitely in an unfamiliar and somewhat frightening territory, but you were always there to guide us. We sincerely appreciate all ... Tran (Southport, CT)

  • "Deborah's service is excellent- whether buying or selling. We highly recommend her; she's the one! She goes above and beyond expectations. There are not enough words to thank you her helping us with so many aspects of our home sale". Olga K. (Pound Ridge, NY)

  • "We have relocated and moved a number of times and are most fortunate to have had Aimee as our realtor for the New Canaan area market. She is hands down our favorite realtor. Such a nice, easy-to-be around, fun and trusting person. We are a young family with three young kids and she guided us to buy... Megan W. (New Canaan, CT)

  • Deb Burnaman helped me find a wonderful new home in New Canaan that met all my criteria quite quickly. She clearly understood my needs. I was very pleased with her professionalism. I highly recommend Deborah as a Real Estate agent". Karen V. (New Canaan)

  • "Aimee is easy to work with. She has lots of good information, contacts, and insights. She didn?t give up on making sure I found what I was looking for!" Jessica Norwalk Jessica W. (Norwalk, CT)

  • "Finding my new house was a pleasure working with Deborah Burnaman. She was professional, knowledgeable and diligent. Her professional guidance made the experience so much easier than I ever expected it to be. I highly recommend her as an agent. Linn I. (New Canaan, CT)

  • As a first time home buyer I could not have been more fortunate to have worked with Aimee. I never felt pressured and we truly worked together to find the right space for me. Aimee's work ethic is impeccable and she is very organized and thorough yet to mention always flexible on her schedule. When ... Greg T. (Darien, CT)

  • Deborah Burnaman!!! This is an agent with some real common sense and zeal. She has a great attitude, while also being very nice and friendly. She has a great amount of experience and education, but more than that she is just real. I like how well she knows her local and surrounding communities. Debo... Mark R. (New Canaan, CT)

  • As first time buyers, navigating the world of home buying was a daunting experience until we began to work with Aimee. Aimee made the process of finding, negotiating and purchasing our home easy and pleasurable. She quickly discerned our tastes and preferences, filtered out homes based on our specif... Bill & Samantha H. (Stamford, CT)

  • "Deborah understood my company's needs and helped me lease excess office space quickly and efficiently. As a Landlord, I highly recommend Deborah Burnaman for commercial real estate as well as residential" David Wenger President & CEO (Rowayton, CT)

  • Our 2016 would not have been the same without Deborah Burnaman. She worked so hard to help us find a home, especially when we were in a CRUNCH! She is an amazing person and we look forward to working with her again soon. Natasha & Mike (New Canaan, CT)

  • "We've recently relocated to Connecticut from Arkansas, and on our first house-hunting trip Deborah helped us find the rental home that beat any other properties we looked at. Deborah is super efficient and handles every small request in a highly professional manner. We're extremely happy to settle ... Gerald L. (Ridgefield, CT)

  • We just sold and bought homes through Deb and she has renewed our faith in the real estate profession. Extremely thorough, patient and professional, we always felt she held our interests 1st. I recommend her without reservation. Kevin S. (Norwalk, CT)

  • Kathy Baltazar King recommends Aimee MacKimm & Deborah Burnaman William Raveis Real Estate. September 5, 2019 Amazing to work with! They have the sweetest personalities. We enjoyed checking out houses with them. Forever thanking them for their work ❤️ Gary & Katherine King (Stamford, CT)

  • I met Aimee 4 years ago. I immediately felt a connection to her. She is a kind, beautiful, caring, hard working person. I consider her a good friend. I have owned 12 properties. From day one, Aimee has gone way above and beyond what any other real estate agent, I have ever worked with, has and as a ... Hilary Bonbright (Stamford CT)

  • Deborah and Aimee are true professionals in every sense of the word. You can count on them to not only provide deep insights into the local housing market but also trust that they will act with the highest integrity and representing your best interests. Would highly recommend this dream realtor te... Paul Saitta (New Canaan)

  • Deb and Aimee went out of their way to help market the house, negotiate the sale and ready the house for closing, all while we were living out of state and during a pandemic crisis!!! They were amazing! Mr. Gene Scaperotta (Wilton, CT)

  • The listing agents were great! They did a tremendous job to meet my needs. They were also well prepared and knew what they needed from me to get my property sold. They staged my condo beautifully, and advised me to paint and freshen up the kitchen. It worked out very well! I couldn't be more please... Mr. Chris Olsen (New Canaan, CT)

  • Very good interaction with immediate responses to important questions as they arose. Mr. & Mrs. Lucie (New Canaan, CT)

  • Deb and Aimee went out of their way to help market the house, negotiate the sale and ready the house for closing, all while we were living out of state and during a pandemic crisis!!! They were amazing! Mr. Gene Scaperotta (Wilton, CT)

  • Aimee fought intelligently and wisely on our behalf. Mr. & Mrs. Lucie (New Canaan, CT)

  • Deborah and Aimee were great! They did a tremendous job to meet my needs. They were also well prepared and knew what they needed from me to get my property sold. They staged my condo beautifully , and Advise me to paint and freshen up the kitchen. It worked out very well! I couldn't be more pleased... Mr. Chris Olsen (New Canaan, CT)

  • Deborah Burnaman and Aimee MacKimm were wonderful to work with. Their passion for real estate and for the New Canaan market are unparalleled. Yet it was their desire and commitment to going above and beyond to make a deal happen is what we will always remember. Mr. Charles Robinson (New Canaan, CT)

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Michael Alvord
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Office - 203.225.2559
Fax - 866.603.1192

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NMLS Mortgage Loan Originator ID 69244
Cell - 914.260.2006

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