Karen earned a Master’s degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas and received her BA from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri—her hometown.
Through HBC Group, Karen and Lizzy launched Community Charity Champions to raise funds for local nonprofit groups and organizations and was awarded the Social Corporate Responsibility Award for 2012 by the Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce. In addition, Karen has been a board member for Lift Me Up!, a therapeutic horseback riding program for children and adults with disabilities in Great Falls, Virginia, since 2006. Her family is actively involved at Trinity United Methodist Church in McLean, Virginia.
Karen Briscoe is the author of Real Estate Success in 5 Minutes a Day: Secrets of a Top Agent Revealed. INMAN featured as “must read for your best year in real estate” in 2017. Amazon ranks the book in the top 1% of category for real estate investing. She is a contributor to both INMAN and Real Trends, a member of the Institute of Luxury Home Marketing and Women's Council of Realtors. Further, Karen is a frequent speaker nationally on “Best of 5 Minute Success.”
Karen is principal owner of the consistently top producing real estate team: HBC Group (Huckaby Briscoe Conroy) with Keller Williams. The HBC Group has been recognized by the Wall Street Journal as one of the 250 Top Realtor® teams in the United States. Further the team has ranked in the top 100 teams with Keller Williams International every year since 2009, the year the group joined KW. The team consists of Karen, her business partner Lizzy Conroy, her husband Andy, four associate agents as well as a staff of four. Since 1977, HBC Group has sold over 1,500 homes valued at over $1.5 billion. HBC consistently sells over 100 residential properties annually ranging from multi-million dollar luxury estates to condominiums and townhomes. Primary markets areas include Northern Virginia, suburban Maryland and Washington, DC. Karen began her real estate career developing residential lots with the Trammell Crow Company in Dallas, Texas. In Northern Virginia she worked in commercial real estate with The Staubach Company prior to entering residential sales.