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Nancy Dauk

Nancy Dauk

Licensed in Connecticut
Darien Office


Tel: (203) 656-6501
Cell: (203) 858-1146

One of America’s Best Real Estate Agents as featured in the Wall St. Journal, (REAL Trends) | 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

With over 40 years of experience in the real estate industry, and a third-generation native of Darien, Nancy Dauk has consistently been ranked in the top 1% of Brown Harris Stevens agents. She continues to deliver for her clients—who range from first-time buyers to luxury investors—reaching new heights of success both at the company and within the industry. Nancy’s career has seen record-breaking sales including Tavern Island in 2018, which was at the time the highest-priced sale in Rowayton. In 2018, she listed two large new-construction waterfront properties, both of which closed quickly—one of which she listed and sold herself.

"In order to be successful, you must be totally immersed and have passion for what you do," Nancy says. "I have a reputation for being direct, upfront, truthful and communicative when working with buyers and sellers alike." Nancy provides her clients with the highest level of personalized service, regardless of the size of the transaction. She and her experienced team have a thorough knowledge of Darien and its surrounding communities and are experts in luxury real estate. When working with sellers, Nancy ensures maximum exposure and impact through the latest marketing techniques—including drone photography, 3D floorplans, and creative property videos—as well as engaging social media campaigns. Buyers benefit from Nancy’s familiarity with local inventory in all price ranges, extensive network of trusted professionals, and deep understanding of each client’s goals.

Nancy is particularly familiar with waterfront properties along Long Island Sound and can guide clients with her vast experience in the field. She is active in the industry and has been featured as a panelist as well as the subject of personal interview articles. Nancy is a Certified Residential Specialist—a credential awarded to only the top 4% of agents in the industry—as well as a former two-term president of the Darien Board of Realtors. She has been named a top agent in the United States by REAL Trends, Unique Homes Magazine, and “Who’s Who in Real Estate in North America." In 2019 she was presented with the Darien Board of Realtors’ first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award.

With a wealth of industry experience, a stellar reputation among colleagues and clients, and a well-honed expertise in local markets, Nancy is a true leader in Connecticut real estate.


"Not only is Nancy the consummate professional, she is wise, knowledgeable, responsive, and caring. She truly partnered with me through the sale of my lifetime home, helping me to understand the big picture as well as addressing the littlest details. I could not have done it without her!" Judy H., Darien
"Nancy is an amazing person and the best realtor in the market. She goes above and beyond for all her clients regardless of price range. She always puts the needs of her clients before herself and truly cares about each one. If you are looking for the best realtor to represent you, look no further!" Multiple Transactions Client, Darien, Darien
"My waterfront property listed and sold over the asking price with no contingencies in one day! Nancy's staging suggestions, aerial photographs, and drone shots were spectacular! She understands the market and her pricing was perfect!" APS, Rowayton
"Nancy Dauk has assisted me in six real estate transactions, each time adding unyielding professionalism and integrity, an extensive network of connections, a deep well of knowledge about real estate markets, trends, and technology, sagacious advice, and a cheerful hint of levity and perspective to an important life step. The most memorable transaction Nancy helped me with was the selling of my last home in Darien, which is a landmark icon of architecture, 100% custom and not a ubiquitous, nor popular style. Nancy jumped in with gusto, arranging all the marketing, including a real estate TV show on a major network, and being featured in a specialty house tour. As usual, Nancy handled the sale with strength and empathy, ensuring an efficient and top dollar transaction. But, I was never going to say goodbye to Nancy, who over the years has become a dear friend and confidant. Most recently, Nancy gave me advice when I bought a house in Rhode Island. I would never buy or sell a piece of real estate without her." RG, Darien

Halstead Connecticut, LLC

Current Listings

Past Closings

The following are selected closed transactions in which Nancy Dauk represented the buyer, the seller, or both:


Recent Press

French-inspired Villa Offers Exquisite Architectural Details

The Connecticut Post - Wednesday, February 20, 2019

New Construction In Darien Offers Unmatched Water Views

Stamford Advocate - Monday, November 26, 2018

Tavern Island Tranquility

Norwalk Hour - Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Private Connecticut Island Sells For $7.85 Million

Mansion Global - Thursday, June 28, 2018

Norwalk Island Sale Closes At $7.85M

Norwalk Hour - Thursday, June 28, 2018

Daily Dream Home: Cove Hill

Pursuitist - Monday, March 12, 2018

Wow! House: On Gorham's Pond In Darien

Patch.com - Monday, January 1, 2018

Featured Blog Posts

Norwalk Island Sale Closes at $7.85M
Norwalk Island Sale Closes At $7.85M

Congratulations to agent Nancy Dauk in the Darien office for her recent sale of the spectacular Tavern Island. She was recently recognized by The Hour for her incredible sale.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tavern Island on the market for $8.7 million
Tavern Island On The Market For $8.7 Million

For all that is elaborate about Norwalk’s famed Tavern Island, it’s the simple features that represent its aura best.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Eye Candy of the Day: 480 Middlesex Road
Eye Candy Of The Day: 480 Middlesex Road

Want to train with a pro? If you’ve got your very own private sports court paradise, you’re well on your way to Wimbledon! This house has it all!
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Olympic Home Series: Sailing to the Gold
Olympic Home Series: Sailing To The Gold

OLYMPIC HOME SERIES: SAILING TO THE GOLD  The Olympic games head to the water as the men’s and women’s sailing teams compete for a spot on the medal podium. The water and weather conditions may be a challenge for the competitors in Rio but not on the shores...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

A View from Above 6 Cross Road
A View From Above 6 Cross Road

Enjoy the idyllic views from above 6 Cross Road in Darien, Connecticut. This magnificent new construction is located in the heart of Tokeneke, designed by Alex Kaali Nagy Architects, LLC and built by the successful joint venture of the Fieber Group and The Kaali Nagy Company. The property is beautifully...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Our Top 1% Grossing Agents & Teams in 2015
Our Top 1% Grossing Agents & Teams In 2015

PRESENTING HALSTEAD’S TOP 1% GROSSING AGENTS AND TEAMS FROM 2015 Halstead Property was very excited to post its best year ever in number of deals and gross commissions in 2015. Our year was over 12% better than the previous record breaking year of 2014. We also had the...
Monday, April 18, 2016

Halstead Sponsors Rowayton Monster Dash
Halstead Sponsors Rowayton Monster Dash

On October 31st, Halstead proudly sponsored the Rowayton Library Halloween Monster Dash. Participants of the first annual 5K run and 1 mile walk hit the pavement in Halloween costumes. Many thanks to Halstead agents Nancy Dauk, Gwen Alexis, Janet Olmsted and Joanne Shakley who made this event possible! Check out coverage...
Monday, November 16, 2015

Your Waterfront Home of the Week
Your Waterfront Home Of The Week

Experience spectacular views from this unique Darien estate that has been named Halstead Property Waterfront Home of the Week. Marvel at 6 acres of stunning vistas overlooking Long Island Sound, Noroton Harbor and Manhattan. On clear nights, the entire NYC skyline will sparkle in the distance. The sunsets are absolutely...
Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Halstead Agents Top Real Trends List
Halstead Agents Top Real Trends List

We are so proud of all of our agents acknowledged in this year’s Wall Street Journal/Real Trends Top Agents List! See below for the full list of agents and teams represented in this prestigious ranking:
Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Want to Swim Where Marilyn Once Swam?
Want To Swim Where Marilyn Once Swam?

As did Joan Crawford, Elizabeth Taylor and a host of other famous people who frequented the weekend retreat of Jon Whitcomb – not in Hollywood as you may think, but Marilyn Monroe once combed the waters and lounged poolside at 8 Circle Road in Darien, CT. Jon, a well known...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Sneak Peek Inside View From Above: 133 Rowayton Avenue

This property is now closed or no longer available. Take a sneak peek at this property and if you are interested in something comparable, please reach out to: Bettina Hegel, Licensed in Connecticut Tel: (203) 966-7800 - Cell: (917) 842-3349 bhegel@bhsusa.com Susan O'Rourke, Licensed in Connecticut Tel: (203) 966-7800 - Cell:...

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