It’s with the heaviest of hearts that we share information that our pricey pal and colleague Karen Chesleigh has handed away.
For nearly 20 years, Karen touched our lives in profound methods, each personally and professionally. As our Senior Vice President of Human Sources, she introduced extraordinary empathy, tenderness and kindness to her day-to-day work on behalf of every of us. Karen exemplified what we imply once we describe Douglas Elliman as a household. We’re a greater firm because of her, and she or he will probably be tremendously missed.
Our hearts exit to Karen’s devoted and loving household and mates. We want her husband, Christopher, and daughter, Kaitlyn, the power and braveness to endure this horrible loss.
Karen will probably be honored with a memorial service to be held at Our Woman Queen of Martyrs Church in Forest Hills. We’re staying near Karen’s household, and we are going to ship particulars concerning the service and any alternatives for donating in her reminiscence as they grow to be obtainable.
There are not any phrases to adequately describe the disappointment we really feel. We will solely hope that every of us finds some consolation in remembering Karen with the identical love and kindness she shared with all of us.
In that spirit, we invite all who knew Karen to ship ideas, recollections, photographs and different tributes to EllimanInsider@elliman.com. We’ll acquire and share them right here and with Karen’s household as we obtain them.