“The professionalism and hard work Jaclyn has shown throughout our office organization project is indescribable. She goes above and beyond to deliver exactly what we need, and to make everyone feel involved in the process. She has turned our office into a highly functional and beautiful space making our staff happier and more efficient. Jaclyn has the tools, resources and experience needed to be an exceptional organizer. I would recommend her to anyone looking to cleanse their life of stressful clutter!”
Stacy Francis, President & CEO of Francis Financial, Inc. and Founder of Savvy Ladies, New York, New York
“Jaclyn did a wonderful job helping me to get organized. There was no judgment on my previous view that disorganization could foster an environment for creativity. She simply gave me a different viewpoint, and got me excited about organizing, and seeing the creativity in that. She helped me pick out colorful boxes/containers. I love seeing my shoes in clear shoe boxes instead of the ugly array of boxes (or just strewn where-ever) they came home from the store with. And she did everything virtually! I wondered how it would work, but her passion, enthusiasm, and tips came through over the phone. The papers oh, the papers…she gave me a great system and philosophy to know how, and when to purge. If I’m grading I give an A for Jaclyn’s virtual organizing process!”
Diane King Hall, Business Anchor/Reporter at NY1, New York, NY
“Jaclyn is amazing. It was hard for me to finally admit that as an organized person for everyone else, I needed help. She was patient and collaborative. I ended up purging far more than I thought I would. Our follow up session was to take my grad schooly home office wardrobe to grown up. She helped me identify which styles I could and would actually wear, as well as helped me to find clothes with shape, texture and style. I was so empowered that I returned a second time on my own for a handbag and more shoes and the third visit allowed me to actually find a make up line and regime that can be quick, professional and go from post-gym to meetings, work and our with friends. My follow up sessions with Jaclyn keep me focused on my lessons–to take time for myself and to continue to invest in tools to keep me happy and organized. I highly recommend her to anyone who needs to clean clutter from their homes, cubicles and more! Tip Top Organizing Rocks!!”
Alexa Johnson, Corporate Marketing Coordinator at Citi Habitats, New York, New York
“We recently hired Jaclyn for a large organizing project and we could not be more pleased with her work. Specifically, we were very impressed with how active Jaclyn was in preparing and planning ahead for the project. Not only was Jaclyn meticulous in detail but she maintained clear and open communication through out the duration of hire. I highly recommend Jaclyn for any and all of your organizing needs. She is very professional and absolutely proved that she is a hard worker who is worth the investment.”
Lara Schmitz, Broker Associate at Chicago Signature Properties, New York, New York
“Before I had Jaclyn organize my desk I found myself missing opportunities to follow up on new and closed deals. All my files were in a pile and I found myself skipping over files that I needed to access readily. Now I have everything organized into categories and there is a noticeable difference in my ability to follow up. I would highly recommend Jaclyn.”
Jonathan Albert, Sales Executive at Newtek Payments, New York, New York
“Jaclyn is the superstar of personal organizing. She could move mountains. I know because she did that for me. I was stuck in a rut and didn’t know how to get started in my work space. It had been the butt of many jokes in the office. I reached a point at the end of last year in which I knew I had to do something drastic. In came Jaclyn. Three hours and five garbage bags later my desk was the cleanest it’s ever been. The things I kept were thoughtfully organized for maximum use. It was a life-changing event.
Trust me: You won’t be sorry you hired Jaclyn!”
Stephanie Genkin, Segment Producer at CNN, New York, New York
“Jaclyn came to my rescue during my last move. I had to go to work that day and I knew that my stuff was in good hands. Jaclyn arrived at my new aptartment and while the movers started taking the boxes off the truck. Jaclyn and her team started unpacking them. My husband could not believe how fast they worked. When I arrived home at 5 pm that evening Jaclyn was just about finished and everything in my new home had its place. I will never unpack my own boxes ever again. Jaclyn and her team took the stress and anxiety out of moving for myself and my husband. We were able to enjoy of our new home immediately. I would hire her again and recommend her to my friends and family.”
Tracy Seiler, Business Development/Title Insurance, New York, New York
“Jaclyn should teach a master class about organizing and eliminating clutter. As kind as a good old friend, Jaclyn probes gently to figure out why people hold on to particular items, and even more importantly, what needs to be said or done to have the parting go smoother. In 15 minutes flat, she figured out that my husband abhors the idea of cluttering up landfills and proposed workable solutions, two of which he loved. For the rest of the session she coached us both on how to look at our things, moving through materials quickly and easily. But Jaclyn does more than that; she follows through, providing referrals to several organizations that pick up donations or recyclable goods, free of charge. Her approach, her thoroughness, and her creative strategies make organizing pain-free and, dare I say, fun. Well worth every penny!”
Tamara Fish, Ghostwriter, New York, New York
“Living in NYC can be challenging for many reasons, one of which being that living space can be limited. I recently hired Jaclyn to assist in helping me organize my apartment and I couldn’t be happier with the results. I went from having a cluttered apartment to having neatly organized drawers and closets. I feel like a weight has been lifted off of my shoulders as I now know where all of my possessions are and no longer waste time looking for things. I highly recommend Jaclyn’s services to anyone who needs to make the most of their space or who simply is tired of not knowing where things are in their home.”
Dominic Piccirillo, Insurance Broker, New York, New York
“As an on-call employee for Tip Top Organizing (2011-12), I shadowed Jaclyn for full-service home and office relocations, desk and bedroom optimizations, and organizing collections such as files, recipes, and photographs.
One of my first impressions of Jaclyn was of a confident, clear individual who is driven to take action and see results in everything she does. Her organization of her schedule and business strategy impressed me: from cloud-syncing client appointments, to consistent outreach and promotion of her business through her social media channels, website, email, and multiple networking groups. Even her sense of style communicated sophistication and confidence.
Jaclyn was always punctual, a diligent worker and a clear communicator. She excelled at creating a comfortable organizing environment for her clients, even customizing session music playlists to suit different age ranges and musical tastes. She is an active promoter of the organizing industry, and takes great professional and personal satisfaction in helping clients live fuller, richer lives. Over the past few years she has demonstrated her commitment to philanthropy by organizing linen drives for local animal shelters, de-cluttering closets while helping organizations in need.
Working at Tip Top Organizing was a dynamic experience, with many learning opportunities for an assistant.
On one job we organized and packed several rooms in an estate to coordinate with a renovation timeline, and on another we finished a complete office transformation for a high-end financial advising firm. Assignments ranged from working off of a master action list Jaclyn previously designed with the client, to working alongside the client in a team, tackling large collections such as designing photo archives for each member of a client’s family. Jaclyn never shied away from complex or detail-oriented assignments – she thrived on the challenge. She made environments and systems possible for clients that the average “organized” person would aspire to. Even menu planning and grocery shopping became an automated, streamlined experience once Tip Top Organizing was hired.
Relocations with Tip Top Organizing were full-service affairs. In addition packing and unpacking, Jaclyn would single-handedly coordinate the moving day by ordering supplies, booking vendors, and overseeing the move to a new location. Once at the new site, Jaclyn would create organizational systems in the home or office that designated a “home” for every incoming item. Clients could relax knowing that their belongings were in good hands from start to finish of the transition, and return to a streamlined, beautifully designed environment.
As an employee, it was evident that Jaclyn took quality time setting up each organizing session, both from meeting with clients and pitching a vision for the project, sourcing and booking vendors into a tight timeline, and bringing all the pertinent tools of the trade to each project.”
-Maia Dart, Professional Organizing Assistant, New York, New York
“Jaclyn is a treasure. A true professional, perfectly suited for her work. Smart, competent and pleasant, I highly recommend Jaclyn.”
-Nancy Fein, Architectural Sales Representative at Liquid Elements, Boca Raton, Florida
“Jaclyn and I have a number of clients in common. I can see she does great work in getting people organized. I also notice the effects of her efforts on the psyches of her clients: they are relieved to have the clutter removed from their space and are empowered to maintain a clutter free environment on their own because of the systems and routines Jaclyn helps them to adopt. I recommend Jaclyn when it’s time for you to kick that clutter to the gutter.”
-Howard Karp, CEO at Profitas LLC, New York, New York
“Jaclyn is excellent at coming in and finding space you never thought you had! I’m pretty organized and wondered how she could help me, but right away she noticed ways to reshape my closet that now gives me peace of mind on a daily basis. She’s also great at “reorganizing” furniture to showcase it better in your home. She emails you a list of recommended organizational tools to help streamline your area that is concrete and simple to purchase and execute. Jaclyn also has a bubbly personality, so organizing becomes fun and light! She helped me organize my personal training business in it’s expansion by providing promotional tips, helpful hints on networking, and a rubric by which to draft an agreement. She’s definitely someone I’d recommend to keep in your back pocket when your life or work needs streamlining.”
-Angela Cohen, Actress, New York, NY
“Jaclyn came into my apartment, met with my 13-year old daughter and they immediately had great rapport. They went into her room and Jaclyn proceeded to help my daughter throw away 4 large garbage bags of things no longer used or needed in only 3-hours. I couldn’t convince my child to throw any old stuff away but Jaclyn was able to. These gals cleaned house! My daughters room never looked so uncluttered and organized. ”
-Jonathan, Commercial Leasing Real Estate Agent, New York, NY
“Jaclyn is amazing! She definitely came into my life for a reason. I met her at a fundraiser (she is involved in many worthwhile causes including the wellbeing of animals) and realized immediately how intelligent and personable she is. Jaclyn is professional, knowledgeable and trustworthy. She has meticulously assisted me with kindness, boundless energy and patience and showed me how to save time, space and money! Equally as important, Jaclyn understands the psychological impact of the organizational process and how overwhelming it seemed to me at the time. She was incredibly understanding, empathetic and even made the tasks at hand seem effortless. I have gained significant time and ability without mental clutter (that was associated with physical clutter) to be more productive in my very busy life that involves career change and 3 children. I cannot express how helpful Jaclyn has been in organizing many facets of my living space that have allowed me to move forward in all areas of my life. Jaclyn’s services are truly a value. She recently moved to Boca Raton and we are lucky to have her! I would highly recommend her services with enthusiasm!”
Susan Pilossoph, Independent Medical Practice Professional, Boca Raton, Florida
“Jaclyn literally helped me change my life in Israel! When I met Jaclyn, she was visiting Israel doing a program in Jerusalem. I remembered hearing good things about her and her work from a mutual friend in New York. So when I saw on Facebook that Jaclyn was visiting Israel, I immediately told her that she had to come stay with me in Tel Aviv and help me move and organize my new apartment! Jaclyn literally did EVERYTHING for me, and that is especially not easy to do in a foreign country. I was working full time during my move, so Jaclyn even served as my house-sitter while I was at work, letting in the handy man, the furniture delivery men, and the cleaning lady and organizing and taking care of my apartment with all these service providers (and granted, most of them spoke very limited English).
Then, Jaclyn organized my entire apartment while I was working 10 hour days. When I came home, all she had to do was show me where she put everything. I basically was trusting Jaclyn with re-arranging my life without me even being there because I was too busy. It was very stressful to go through this move in a foreign country, and Jaclyn was with me every step of the way. She had out-of-box ideas for utilizing my storage space and the space in my closets. She gave everything I own (including every piece of makeup) a proper place in my new home. She went shopping with me and suggested things to buy and things I shouldn’t waste my money on.
Jaclyn was a true life saver! On top of a being a great organizer, she was also a true friend and great listener as I talked to her about my life’s plans and career goals as she helped organize my apartment. She even had good suggestions for me about my life and career. She should start combining organizing with therapy! After all, the things you choose to keep in your home say a lot about your personality. That’s what Jaclyn taught me. If you are feeling overwhelmed or stressed out in your home, hire Jaclyn! She can help – no matter where you live!”
Jessica Fass, Content Editor, Writer, Social Media Community Manager, Tel Aviv, Israel
“Ok, I admit it. I love order but am not so great at establishing or maintaining it in my home or office. Enter Jaclyn Gross of TipTop Organizing! In a few short hours, Jaclyn helped me plough through stacks of papers and mountains of “stuff” I’d been cleverly but stressfully avoiding for months. With tough love, she kept me focused and helped me through my resistance. We got so much done! She is even helping to at last drag this Baby Boomer into the 21st Century by moving me to online banking which will simultaneously staunch some of the paper deluge and help me better control my finances. Surely a more organized environment leads to a clearer mind. I recommend Jaclyn and her company to help you get your home and your workspace in order!”
Rebecca Klinger, Franchise Broker at Signature Franchising, New York, New York
“I had Jaclyn organize both my home office and my kitchen. What a great job on both! I can actually find things when I need them. Everything was either discarded or kept but put in a very thoughtful and logical place. Jaclyn helped me “let go” of things I hadnt used in years- and really never knew I still had them. It has made it so much more efficient to work and more fun to cook in the kitchen! I highly recommend you treat yourself to a day or more with Jaclyn- you will realize its something you should have done years ago. Perfect time to spring clean!”
Jacqueline Frank, Loan Officer at Guaranteed Home Mortgage Company, New York, New York
“Jaclyn Gross from Tip Top Organizing, Inc. has helped me organize my office, and even a month later, I am amazed how much easier my life has been thanks to the great job that Jaclyn did. As a CPA, I am constantly struggling to keep my desk clear so as not to misplace clients tax information. This becomes particularly difficult at a time such as now, with 2010 tax returns due October 17th, less than 2 weeks away. Thanks to Jaclyn’s great work, I know where everything is in my office and can easily find it while waiting to speak to any one of a number of clients when they call. In fact, after October 17th, I plan on having Jaclyn come back to my office for a refresher, as there are definately more that can be done. ”
-Barry Newman, CPA, New York, NY
“Jaclyn spent several hours helping me organize the one room that scared me the most– my closet! She served as a support as I debated what to keep or get rid of, a rock as I got overwhelmed with the mess, and a sounding board for ideas on outfits. In only 2.5 hours I had 6 bags of clothes and shoes to give to needy people. She is professional, friendly, empathetic, supportive and very good at what she does! I will definitely be using her again to refill and organize my closet with a fresh wardrobe!” Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Creative
-Karen Stone, Rental Properties Real Estate Agent, New York, NY
“Jaclyn helped me organize my apartment to what I always dreamed it should be like. I have so much extra room and now I’m happy to invite friends over to a decluttered apartment. Jaclyn was professional, knowledgeable and creative and made working with her feel like we were old friends. I highly recommend Jaclyn and look forward to working with her!” Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert
-Gabriella Meade, Paralegal, New York, NY
“Jaclyn helped organize my office / desk area and I’m delighted everytime I sit down to work that I can find everything quickly and there’s no clutter to disturb my work processes. I can highly recommend her to anyone. She’s creative, easy to work with, and goes above and beyond expectations.” Top qualities: Good Value, High Integrity, Creative
-Gail Frank, Distributor of Superior Office Supplies & Canon, New York, NY
“Recently my husband and I moved from a spacious place in the country to a one bedroom NYC apartment. As I was unpacking my stuff and trying to figure out how it was all going to fit into a Manhattan sized space I called Tip Top Organizing, Inc. in a panic. We scheduled a day to come over and help me make the most out of our space and to get organized.
In the meantime my husband and I put our belongings away and we found ourselves constantly frustrated trying to locate things, and then having to move things around to get to what we needed.
Thankfully, Jaclyn came over shortly after our move with her kit of tools and we began going through the living space and stuff to see what items we really use. She allowed me to see the possessions I was holding on to that no longer served me, like the many articles of clothing that I never wore because they never quite made me feel good, yet I was hoping that one day this would change. THIS WAS COMPLETELY LIBERATING!!
From there she helped me to organize each area of our apartment in a logical way and also an aesthetically pleasing way. I smile every time I open up my closet. I no longer spend time trying on outfit after outfit in the morning to figure out what to wear. I now love opening cabinets and closets which I usually would dread.
I sit at my desk feeling inspired and have space to get my work done. And cooking is a joy because everything I need is easily accessible to me! Jaclyn made me feel totally comfortable and catered her suggestions based on our lifestyle and preferences.
I highly recommend hiring Tip Top Organizing, Inc. so you can save time looking for things, free yourself from the guilt of holding on to things that make you feel bad and enjoy living in a clutter free space that leaves you SMILING!!!
Before Jaclyn took me shopping I would stare into my closet at an array of clothes that I liked but felt did not make me look my best. I would try on outfit after outfit for events or getting ready for work and get frustrated that my options were not quite right. I do not enjoy shopping and loved having Jaclyn’s help, it made the shopping trip so much fun and productive. With Jaclyn’s help after a 3 hour shopping session I completely upgraded my wardrobe with gorgeous dresses, accessories, shoes, and a brand new look that I love. I have gotten so many compliments on everything from that day, it is so amazing. She even picked out this dress in the photo below. I love putting on my colorful dresses that make me feel sexy, confident, and at ease. It is amazing what a difference the right clothes can make on how you feel. ”
-Michele Pauker, Certified Health Coach, New York, NY
“When I recently was in the process of moving, I realized that with my overly scheduled life I wasn’t going to be able to do it all on my own. So, when one of my fellow BNI colleagues mentioned how amazingly helpful Tip Top Organizing, Inc. had been to her and her husband, I signed up for a consultation and they immediately jumped in and took control.
Whatever way you use Tip Top Organizing, Inc. to help you, they are true professionals who got the job done quickly, efficiently and with a dedication to perfection. Jaclyn Gross and her company, Tip Top Organizing, Inc., truly has a passionate desire to help others pull their often cluttered and busy lives together. Tip Top Organizing, Inc. was my second set of helping hands and they could be yours next. Top Qualities: Great Results, High Integrity, Creative.”
-Sean, Restaurant Consultant, New York, NY
“My wardrobe was in much need of an update. I don’t really like to shop for clothing nor am I very good at it, so I had avoided it for quite a while. At the same time I wasn’t really happy with the clothing I had. I hired Jaclyn from Tip Top Organizing, Inc. for a Wardrobe Update.
Jaclyn came to my home and went through all my clothing with me. I found her opinions really valuable, as she had a great eye for both the clothing, the fit, and how it looked on me. It was great having someone tell it like it is. I agreed with her on virtually everything. She made it really easy. I filled a bag to give to the local goodwill. I won’t miss anything that I parted ways with, it was long overdue. I immediately felt lighter from the experience. The clothing that I held onto I was immediately more confident in, plus in the process we wound up finding some really nice stuff I didn’t even know I had!
Next we went to Century 21 department store, a place I would never step foot in on my own. It’s just too overwhelming for me. Jaclyn reassured me right away by telling me to sit back and relax, that there was literally nothing that I needed to do. She wasn’t kidding, she did everything, I didn’t even have to carry anything. It was great. She was like lightening as she zipped energetically around the store. She is quite an expert at this, and she really seems to love it too which makes it a whole lot more fun. I wound up with a lot of great new clothing. My wife loved it all as well and equally that she didn’t have to do the thankless job of taking me shopping and hearing me complain about it the whole time. Because Jaclyn is a good shopper and also budget conscious we wound up getting a lot of stuff at a reasonable price. I know if I tried to do it myself I would have paid a lot more for things I probably would have liked a lot less.
I would highly recommend Jaclyn and will likely hire her again next time I need to go shopping, maybe even to help me this spring/summer.”
-Jeff P., Finance, New York, NY