Aurora (Rory) Tishelman

Aurora (Rory) Tishelman

Real Estate Salesperson

M: (914) 671-1757

About Me

Rory's achievements during 22 years at Houlihan Lawrence have earned her the respect and admiration of colleagues and clients alike, and industry awards and honors have recognized her consistent high performance. Rory's success comes from her laser focused approach to achieving her clients' goals; high ethics and tenacity are her signature. Through her many years as a resident of Irvington Rory's clients are able to command a complete and personal understanding of the towns and lifestyle along the Hudson River.

Rory is one half of the award winning Tishelman Joy Real Estate Team at Houlihan Lawrence, enjoying over a decade of collaboration with her friend and professional colleague, Carolyn Joy. The Tishelman Joy Team distinguishes itself by its combined experience and rare complementary skill sets, which are the reason their clients return to them time and again. They are leaders in marketing and redefining the home selling experience and are established luxury specialists with a business model to provide clarity and guidance in real estate negotiations, especially with first time homebuyers.

Rory supports Feeding Westchester, Abbott House, Girls Inc. and The Irvington Historical Society and is involved in wide array of local events and activities. She is the mother of 3 boys and proud grandmother to William Benjamin. Rory is passionate about the green space, scenic parks, and trails that characterize village life in Irvington and the Rivertowns. You can often spot her on her daily walks around town, on the aqueduct and at the riverfront.

Professional Awards & Achievements

  • Platinum Award Winning Team: Top 15% Agents at Houlihan Lawrence-last 7 years; 2021 and 2022;

  • Awarded Americas Best by Real Trends 2020-2022.

Professional Associations & Designations

  • National Association of Realtors Member

  • Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors Member

  • One Key Multiple Listing Service Member

  • New York State Association of Realtors Member

Community Involvement

Abbott House, The Irvington Historical Society, Feeding Westchester 

Personal Interests

Avid Tennis player, Yoga, Theatre and Travel

Real Estate Expertise

Consistently a top producing agent in the Irvington office, she counts on personal relationships and networking to build her referral base and effect local listings and sales. She partners with Carolyn Joy as a respected team at Houlihan Lawrence.


Graduated from Queens College in NY with Bachelors of Arts in Sociology and Women's Studies


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