About David Kinyon
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 (10 years in a row)
- 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 Rolnick Observatory, home of the 16" Meade LX200 telescope.
Find out why buyers and sellers alike are saying: "DK Knows!"
National Association of Realtors
Connecticut Association of Realtors
Mid-Fairfield County Association of Realtors
Consolidated Multiple Listing Service
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
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 (10 years in a row)
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)
Luxury Properties Specialist
New Homes Specialist
CHP-certified (Certified Homeownership Professional)
RDCPro-certified (REO Specialist)
1031 Exchange Specialist
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 & Rolnick Observatory's Public Night at the Observatory
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, home of Rolnick Observatory
Member, Norwalk Maritime Aquarium
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)
and most towns in Fairfield County
In The News
Our family has worked with David for over 17 years. He has helped us close several successful real estate transactions and we recently worked with him to sell our home and find a rental property. We were extremely pleased with the results from start to finish. David is the consummate professional... Lori C.
"We really lucked out in finding David. I don't think there is a better realtor out there. David is always extremely professional, unbelievably patient, and a pleasure to work with. Our family living situation is very specific; we needed a large home with an in-law that is accessible with few or no ... Cliff S.
"It was a pleasure working with David Kinyon during the recent purchase of our new home in Wilton, Connecticut. Not only was David extremely professional -- organized, punctual, responsive, and detail-orientated -- but he was also very friendly, patient, and understanding of our personal needs while... Lauren K.
"David is absolutely the best realtor we know! We worked with him about 4 years since we started thinking about buying a house. We moved through different stages, changing our specs and target towns, moving from one rental to another, until we finally found what we were looking for, - and David help... Irina and Andrey L.
"David Kinyon has assisted me in multiple real estate sales, purchases, and rentals, and I can enthusiastically attest that he is the absolute best in his field. David is extremely responsive to all telephone calls and e-mails, makes himself available whenever needed, has an understanding of the rea... Edward G.
I have worked with David for 12 years. He helped my family find our forever home. David was also instrumental in ensuring our rental property always had reputable tenants. He is fair and honest. I will always use David. You should too! Tina S.
"I've worked with David for 10+ years and through three home sales. He's been a great partner and friend throughout each process. He was so patient and responsive and genuine. I would trust David over anyone and will continue to work with him any chance I get." Leah M.
"David's a great agent - he works very hard at meeting all your needs and making the transaction go as smoothly as possible. He's the best!" Ray A.
"I'm a New Yorker and am used to being surrounded by consummate professionals. David is all of that, with integrity. Thank you, David." Mark ...
"David Kinyon is one of the most honest, diligent and competent agents I know, and I would highly recommend him to home buyers and sellers." Robert W.
The services I received from David were exceptional from start to finish. He knew the market well and gathered the appropriate information to help me move forward. Also David did a lot of research to make me comfortable making the purchase. Seamarre S.
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