Dawn Knief

Meet Dawn Knief

1082 Wilmot Road
Scarsdale NY 10583
(NY) 914.393.1159

Dawn is recognized as one of the leading agents in the luxury real estate market. She is ranked in the top 1% of agents in Scarsdale for sales $2.5 million and above. Prior to joining Compass, Dawn was a top tier agent at Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s for over a decade. She has received multiple Five Star Awards and is highly regarded in the industry. Amongst others, she has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Forbes and The NY Post, and has appeared on several television shows including CBS’ “Living Large” and NBC’s OPEN HOUSE NYC. Dawn is a member of the exclusive Sports and Entertainment Division at Compass.

Dawn has had multiple record-breaking transactions including those in Scarsdale, Irvington and Bronxville. While Scarsdale and the surrounding areas are her primary focus, Dawn is also part of an exclusive network of high-ranking agents, and can refer you to her team of the most well regarded agents both nationally and internationally.

Prior to her career in real estate, Dawn's professional background was in marketing, advertising and public relations. She has worked with many high profile celebrities and athletes. Dawn was a Vice President for several major NYC advertising agencies working on numerous luxury brands and was account supervisor for such notable titles in the publishing as People, Life and Business Week Magazines.

Dawn grew up in Brooklyn, New York and currently resides in Westchester. Her referral network includes close relationships in New York City, The Hamptons, and Connecticut.


With her successful background in advertising and media, Dawn exhibits a unique edge by thinking creatively, while remaining focused and strategic.