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WELCOME YOUNG KIM

     Young has been a resident of Bergen County since 1985, when he and his family moved to the United States from Seoul, South Korea. He owned his own business manufacturing high-tech welding helmets for many years. He is now turning his extensive sales and marketing experience to real estate.

     Young graduated from Seoul National University and worked for both the Seoul and Manhattan branches of SK Corporation. Before starting his own business, he was responsible for spearheading long-term relationships between Korean manufacturers and major US sports equipment and accessories manufacturers such as Oakley, Spy, Bolle, etc.

     His success can be attributed to a highly focused, results-oriented character and outgoing personality.

     Young was a longtime resident of Paramus and currently lives in River Vale with his wife, Jenny. They have two adult children and two grandchildren. He is an avid golfer and involved member of Bergen County’s extensive Korean-American community.

Young can be reached in the office 201-327-7100, cell 201-663-1741, or email ykim@tocr.com

WELCOME ADRIANA SEGURA

Terrie O’Connor, President of Terrie O’Connor Realtors, is pleased to announce that Adriana Segura* has joined the Ridgewood group of Terrie O’Connor Realtors.

Born and raised in Colombia, Adriana earned a degree in architecture before coming to the United States in 1997. She began her career in the United States working as a designer in Tenafly, Englewood and Alpine, with both new construction and additions. She later joined RKTB Architects in Manhattan, designing buildings as part of a team, most significantly Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, NY. Adriana moved to Ridgewood in 2004 and began a career freelancing in residential design. Her most important project has been the architectural design for the expansion of the Ridgewood Montessori School in Paramus.

Adriana and her husband, Edward Kastl, live in Ridgewood with their son Maximilian, who attends George Washington School. In addition to her design career, Adriana has been teaching Spanish for many years and selling jewelry that her sister designs in Colombia. Adriana is fluent in Spanish and is also learning to speak Chinese.

Adriana understands that purchasing or selling a home is one of life’s biggest decisions. Whether buying or selling, she looks forward to combining her talents for design and her knowledge of the local area to help her new clients make their real estate dreams come true.

Adriana Segura can be reached at Terrie O’Connor Realtors, Ridgewood at (201) 445-4554 cell (201) 344-2520 or asegura@tocr.com.

*Licensed as Adriana E. Segura-Alcaraz

WELCOME SHAN-SHAN YAM

Terrie O’Connor, President of Terrie O'Connor Realtors is pleased to have Sales Associate, Shan-Shan Yam as part of the Kinnelon office.

Shan-Shan is extremely familiar with the Northern Corridor area. Her family owns the Peking House restaurant in Butler, where she gained valuable first-hand experience in customer service.

Shan-Shan was born in New York City and spent twelve years in West Milford before her family moved to Kinnelon to be closer to their restaurant. Her family has lived in the area for over twenty-five years.

Shan-Shan attended high school at Montclair Kimberly Academy in Montclair, NJ. She went on to attend college at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY and Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island, where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing and Computer Science. After graduation, Shan-Shan lived in Atlanta, Georgia and worked for a telecommunications company for 10 years before moving back to NJ.

Shan-Shan’s favorite past-times are spending time with her family and her Chinese Shar-pei and Chow-Chow dogs. She enjoys playing volleyball, soccer, and basketball as well as attending arts and music events. Shan-Shan is an avid traveler and has been all over the world, including France, Italy, Sweden, Hong Kong, Mainland China and Japan along with Australia, the Caribbean and Mexico. Shan-Shan is Chinese-American and speaks fluent Chinese, specifically Cantonese, Shanghainese, and Mandarin dialects.  

Shan-Shan has always had a passion for real estate and has devoted much time to helping friends and family in finding their dream homes. She believes that a successful real estate agent should have the qualities of passion, commitment and great communication in order to provide their client with the best service in finding their forever dream home.    

Shan-Shan Yam can be reached at Terrie O'Connor Realtors, Kinnelon at (973) 838-0100 Ext. 263, or her cell at (678) 697-8786 or email syam@tocr.com 

OCTOBER BIRTHDAYS

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ... DENISE BIZET, Oct. 1; LINDA TAKACH and KEITH SPOELSTRA, Oct. 2; JOHN WESTRICH and CRAIG SIMKO, Oct. 5; LISA BURKE and MEG MULDOWNEY, Oct. 6; DEE DEE BUTWIN, SCOTT MILLER, and MARIANNE STRASSER, Oct. 8; KIMBERLY FREDERICKS, Oct. 10; MATTHEW SCOZZARI, Oct. 13; NIVA DONOHUE, Oct. 15; JENNIFER SHENG, Oct. 15; JUDI CHEETHAM and SAMANTHA PALAZZOLO, Oct. 18; BARBARA BOE and KATHLEEN McHUGH, Oct. 19; JANE DeVINCENTIS and ARLENE WEIL, Oct. 20; MARY LAURENT and FRAN ELIA, Oct. 21; JOSEPH WADE and ANNE MARANGI, Oct. 24; BEVERLY AMADEI, Oct. 25; ROBERT DONNELLY and EDIE KRONENBERG, Oct. 26; DARLENE FREIDMAN and NANCY SARFITY, Oct. 27; TERRI SHEDLER, MONICA MAY and JOSEPH O'CONNOR, Oct. 28; PAT McKENNA and TRACI MATTHEWS, Oct. 29; EILEEN GUFFIN, Oct. 30; and WENDY GUNN, Oct. 31. Remember to give each a big shout out ... HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!

WELCOME JUDY KONTRIMAITE

Terrie O’ Connor, President of Terrie O’Connor Realtors, is pleased to announce that Judy Kontrimaite has joined the Upper Saddle River Group.

Judy is fluent in English, Lithuanian, and Russian. She studied economics at Vilnius University in Lithuania, Europe. Her work experience includes positions in both management and sales, where she was often commended for her excellent customer service skills.

Judy uses her customer service skills and her economic training to educate her real estate clients and help them navigate their way to making the right decisions. She takes pride in being responsible, punctual, and organized.

“I work hard for my clients and stay on top of all of the important details,” she says. “Together, we will succeed.”

Judy is married and has one daughter. She has been a resident of River Vale for the past 10 years. She has enjoyed traveling through Europe and Asia.

Judy can be reached in the office 201-327-7100 ext. 168, cell 201-264-8917, email jkontrimaite@tocr.com.

Revised Sept-Oct New Agent Training

9:30 am to 12:30 pm


Location: Administrative Office
300 G Lake Street
Ramsey, NJ 07446

Week 5

Date Class Name Description Instructor
10/20 Contracts  Filling out the contract, contract checklist & procedures, Negotiating with buyers and sellers Lois Fitzpatrick
10/21 GO ON INSPECTION
10/22 CMA – Part 2 Pricing/Consulting sellers on market values/Negotiating Judy Pisani 
10/23 On-Line Marketing – Part 2 Explain what company does for setting up initial profiles and discuss updating personal profiles on luxuryportfolio.com, realtor.com, Zillow, Trulia, Linkedin & Facebook. Requesting reviews by customers for the sites. Matt O'Connor
10/24   Wrap-up Session  Conclusion of contracts and leases. Demonstration of online fill able forms. Pat DeMilia
WELCOME SARAH M. SCHWEIZER

Terrie O’Connor, President of Terrie O’Connor Realtors, is pleased to announce that Sarah M. Schweizer has joined the Wyckoff Group.

Sarah has a love of real estate, a flair for interior design, and excellent people skills. Her attention to detail is unmatched and she serves each of her customers with the very best care.

Prior to her career in real estate, Sarah gained incredible knowledge in customer service and sales during her position as a sales associate at Nordstrom. In this position, she was recognized as a top seller and gained valuable experience in the importance of serving clients with integrity, honesty, respect, and dedication.

“My clients understand that I always have their best interests in mind,” she explains. “I make it my responsibility to leave no stone unturned to help find my clients exactly what they are seeking.” Her performance has resulted in long term relationships with clients and a reputation of trust and integrity.

Previously, Sarah worked both as Administrator and later as Co-Director of Children's Ministries at Cornerstone Christian church in Wyckoff.

Sarah is a resident of Midland Park where she lives with her husband, Lee, and their two dogs, Aspen & Rex. She grew up in Paramus and is very familiar with Bergen County.

Sarah has joined forces with agent Cathy Warnet to service clients in the best way possible. She believes the Schweizer-Warnet team will help you achieve your real estate goals most efficiently!

Sarah can be reached in the office at 201-891-0100 ext 223, cell 201-281-1911, and email sarahschweizer@tocr.com

WELCOME MICHELE CANZONE

Terrie O’Connor, President of Terrie O’Connor Realtors is pleased to welcome Sales Associate, Michele Canzone to the Kinnelon office.

Michele has been in the real estate business since 2006. She was previously a Sales Associate in Pompton Plains and earned the Agent of the Month designation on several occasions. Michele has over 18 years of corporate experience including positions as Legal Assistant, Marketing and Sales Assistant and Customer Relationship Manager.

 A resident of Wanaque since 2004, Michele is extremely familiar with the Northern Corridor area. She and her husband, Michael, have a son and daughter. Their son attends Lakeland Regional HS, plays travel baseball and is on the Lakeland Lancers football team. Their daughter is in 5th grade and participates in Girl Scouts, softball and dance. Michele has been an active volunteer with the PTA and recreational sports. 

Originally from Bronx, NY, Michele previously resided in Rockland and Orange Counties. Michele loves the amazing schools, parks, sports facilities and beaches in NJ and looks forward to sharing her local knowledge with her clients and neighbors from the surrounding towns.

Michele Canzone can be reached at Terrie O’Connor Realtors, Kinnelon at 973-838-0100 Ext. 262, on her cell at 973-216-2804 or email mcanzone@tocr.com.

WELCOME KYLE BLAKE

Terrie O’Connor, President of Terrie O’Connor Realtors, is pleased to announce that Kyle John Blake has joined the Upper Saddle River group as a Sales Associate. Kyle is a lifelong resident of Upper Saddle River and is very familiar with the town and surrounding communities.

Kyle attended the Upper Saddle River school system and is a graduate of Northern Highlands Regional High School and the University of Connecticut. Kyle remains very involved in the community and also started a local, slow pitch softball team that plays every spring at Lions Park.

Kyle is a video producer for Bleacher Report, the second largest sports website behind ESPN, and also owns his own video production company, Eagle and Bull Productions. Kyle’s experience as a video producer is a tremendous asset to his clients. Kyle offers exclusive professional video content and voice-overs for every listing, including overhead drone shots.

Kyle is personable, enthusiastic, and patient. He is skilled with new technologies. Whether assisting other young people with finding an apartment or first home or helping their parents buy and sell, Kyle looks forward to assisting his clients at Terrie O’Connor Realtors with all of their real estate needs.

Kyle John Blake can be reached at Terrie O’Connor Realtors, Upper Saddle River at (201) 327-7100