Carol Horsford – Owner/Broker
Since joining the Real Estate business, Carol has become an expert in the field. In 2007, she began working for a large residential landlord company as Project Manager. Soon after, she was named Director of Operations. Before starting The Farnam Group, she also worked as a sales person for Levey Miller Maretz, a leading company in commercial real estate. Carol has signed over 7,000 leases and has rented over 5,000 apartments in the New Haven/Hamden area. She is a member of the Greater Fairfield MLS and the New Haven Board of Realtors. Prior to entering Real Estate, Carol worked in the New York City marketing departments of Cartier, Lancôme, L’Oreal USA, and Christie’s Auction House. She attended Concordia University in Montréal and Université Laval in Quebec City. She holds a BA from Southern Connecticut State University and was conferred a Master’s Degree in Art History from the Université de Strasbourg in France. Carol is a New Haven native and an expert in the area. She speaks fluent French, enjoys antique shopping, and is an avid tennis player.
Registered Real Estate Broker in the State of Connecticut
Peter DiGangi – Leasing and Commercial Specialist
Peter DiGangi has worked at Farnam for many years as the principle leasing agent for both residential and commercial properties. He graduated from Southern Connecticut State University in 2010, earning his Bachelors in Business Management, with a minor in both Finance and Philosophy. Peter has been in the Real Estate industry for 8 years, and has rented over 1,100 apartments in and around New Haven. Peter grew up in Cheshire and was the starting tight-end on the Cheshire football team. He was also the starting tight-end at Southern for 4 years, and later was an assistant coach at Southern.
Registered Salesperson in the State of Connecticut
James Huffman – Leasing and Residential Specialist
James has been with The Farnam Group since 2016 and has worked in the industry for nearly a decade. He specializes in the New Haven rental market and residential sales in the CT shoreline area. James pays special attention to what you’re looking for to make sure you find the perfect home whether you’re buying or leasing.
Licensed in the State of Connecticut, New Haven and Fairfield
Matt Nolan – Residential Rehab Specialist and Agent
Matt Nolan has been working with the Farnam Group for a number of years and has been instrumental in some of the major construction projects we’ve handled on New Haven homes to restore them to their original glory. He now works at his own company, Recovery Construction, in addition to being an agent under the Farnam umbrella. Matt is our go-to guy when we want ideas of how to split a house into multiple units or reunite units into a larger home for families. From architectural ideas to landscaping, Matt is the guy you want if you’re looking for a fixer-upper, or a newly renovated property.
Licensed Salesperson in Connecticut
Chris Hart – Commercial Agent
Chris is a graduate of University of North Carolina, and native of upstate New York where his parents are also real estate developers. Chris comes to the area with experience helping companies find lots, land, and commercial spaces for everything from mom and pop groceries to big box pharmacies. His background in construction in NY, VT, SC and FL helps clients see spaces for their potential. He likes to celebrate matches made in real estate heaven with a porterhouse steak.
George Lee – Multi-Unit Building Agent
George Lee has been working with the Farnam Group since 2017. After graduating from Yale University, George got his feet wet in the rough and tumble real estate world of New York City. He now travels between the two locales to match New Yorkers with their dream homes in Connecticut and Nutmeggers with their little nests in the big city.
Licensed Salesperson in Connecticut and New York.
Omer Salem – Residential Agent
Omer Salem has a professional background in academia, professing at Yale University and author of books and articles discussing the historical roots of the Israeli-Palestine conflict. Don’t let that intimidate you, Omer is a jack-of-all-trades. You’ll want his wit and writing ability on your side to negotiate a great deal when buying your dream home in Connecticut.
Licensed Salesperson in Connecticut.
Agents in Training!
Matt “Coach” Fallon
Graduate of Southern Connecticut State University, and studying to become a licensed Salesperson in 2017. Coach loves football and spends the season working with high school athletes. He is going to be the go-to person for students looking for off-campus housing.
Matthew W. Matis
We are so excited that Matthew is bringing his charming personality and dedicated work ethic to the Farnam Group. Matthew will shine as a leasing agent and will soon be a first point of contact for anyone needing property management services. He is currently studying to become a licensed Salesperson in 2017.