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WELCOME ANDREW GISONNA

Terrie O'Connor, President of Terrie O'Connor Realtors, is pleased to announce that Andrew Gisonna has joined the Franklin Lakes- McBride Group as a sales associate.

Andrew brings more than 25 years of experience and much success in sales, marketing and customer service. His career began in the beverage industry and he eventually moved into product promotion for a point of purchase design and manufacturing firm where worked with top brand marketers and consumer products companies. Most recently, Andrew had been running his own design and manufacturing firm; however, this industry has been greatly affected by the internet, so he decided to follow a long time dream of his to become a real estate agent.

Andrew is looking forward to using his sales and problem solving skills to help people reach their real estate goals. “I value honesty and integrity above all else,” he says. “It’s exciting, and a privilege, to be a part of someone’s search for a home.”

Andrew has a Bachelor’s Degree from Rutgers College. He has lived in Bergen County since 1988 and currently resides in Oakland with his wife and son. He is involved in the Architectural Committee in his community and a member of a New Jersey car club where he enjoys instructing performance driving and car control.

Andrew can be reached at the Terrie O'Connor office in Franklin Lakes at 201-891-8900 or on his cell at 551-777-0647. You can also email him at agisonna@tocr.com.

WELCOME NEVINE ANWAR FAM

Terrie O’Connor, president of Terrie O’Connor Realtors, is pleased to announce that Nevine A. Fam has joined the company’s Wyckoff office as a full-time sales associate.

Nevine has been a Bergen County resident since 1998. She is married with two children whom she and her husband both raised in Wyckoff. Nevine received her Master’s degree in Education from Montclair State University and continued on to work alongside her husband as an office administrator and as a substitute teacher in the Wyckoff school district. She is involved in many aspects of her community including volunteer work, church leadership and work through her children’s schools, sports and scout troops. Additionally, Nevine has a diverse background. Growing up in Egypt, she learned to speak three languages; English, Arabic and French.

Nevine was interested in a career in real estate for many years before deciding to pursue it. She now devotes her time and effort to offer her clients all the help they deserve. Nevine takes into consideration the emotional and social needs of her clients along with their financial involvements. Whether buying a new home to start a future or selling a home of many years, Nevine assists in making a successful decision. Nevine is dedicated to guiding her clients through one of the largest transitions in life and providing a stress free experience filled with confidence and excitement.

Nevine can be reached at the Terrie O’Connor Realtors office in Wyckoff, NJ at 201-891-0100 or on her cell at 201-887-8158. You can also email her at nfam@tocr.com

FB page Nevine Fam of Terrie O'Connor Realtors.

 

 

WELCOME LAUREN DOMBECK SACKS

Terrie O'Connor, President of Terrie O'Connor Realtors, is pleased to announce that Lauren Dombeck Sacks has joined the Allendale group as a sales associate.


Lauren has always had a passion for real estate. “For the past few years I have scoured the MLS and spent significant time learning about the market. I love spending my Sundays going to open houses,” says Lauren. “Now that my children are older, I am taking that love of real estate and embarking on an exciting new career.”


Lauren was born and raised in Allendale. She is married and has four children: Parker, Brody, Remy and Tatum. She is involved in the Allendale PTO, the Allendale Newcomers and Neighbors Board, and the Archer Cooperative Nursery School Board. Before joining Terrie O’Connor, Lauren was a collaborative/ special education teacher at George Washington Middle School for 10 years. In addition to real estate she does student home instruction and tutors. 


Lauren received her bachelor’s degree in special education and elementary education from Syracuse University. She also received her master’s degree in special education from Syracuse University.


She can be reached at the Terrie O'Connor office in Allendale at 201-825-0500 or on her cell at 917-532-4940. You can also email her at lsacks@tocr.com.

WELCOME STEVEN MAZZOLA

Terrie O'Connor, President of Terrie O'Connor Realtors, is pleased to announce that Steven Mazzola has joined the Franklin Lakes group as a sales associate.

Steven spent 26 years at PSEG in the Gas Appliance Services department. He worked closely with code officials and learned a lot about the building industry while there. He looks forward to bringing this knowledge to his real estate career, as well as, the honesty and integrity that makes him a trustworthy real estate agent.

 Steven has lived in Franklin Lakes for over ten years. He is married and has five children. He is involved in the Lions Club and coaches his children’s basketball teams. Steven is also the President of the Advisory Board for the Academy of Most Blessed Sacrament in Franklin Lakes.

 Steven can be reached at the Terrie O'Connor office in Franklin Lakes at 201-891-8900 or on his cell at 201-314-2960. You can also email him at smazzola@tocr.com.  

WELCOME MICHELLE MATARAZZO

Terrie O'Connor, President of Terrie O'Connor Realtors, is pleased to announce that Michelle Matarazzo has joined the Franklin Lakes group as a sales associate.

Michelle decided on a career in real estate after she had a positive experience with an agent while she was searching for her first home. Her goal is to provide her clients with the patience and expertise that she was fortunate enough to be given. “I also aim to be compassionate to those selling their homes who often have a personal and emotional attachment to them,” she says. Michelle is a lifelong Bergen County resident. 

She was raised in Franklin Lakes and attended kindergarten through high school in the Franklin Lakes school system.  She graduated Cum Laude from Saint Thomas Aquinas College with a background in Psychology and Criminal Justice. Michelle Currently lives in Mahwah. Michelle is very involved in animal welfare, rescue and advocacy. She enjoys spending time fundraising and donating to animal shelters and rehabilitation organizations across the globe. Michelle and her therapy dog, Alfred the English Bulldog, are active in volunteering at schools, hospitals, rehabilitation facilities and nursing/assisted living facilities. She also cares for her friends and neighbors' pets while they are away. 

Michelle can be reached at the Terrie O'Connor office in Franklin Lakes at 201-891-8900 or her cell at  201-788-3103. She can also be reached by email at mmatarazzo@tocr.com

Terrie O'Connor Realtors - Top Workplace 2017

Thank you all for your great reviews on the workplace survey that was sent out by an independent research company!  Because of your comments, North Jersey Media Group has named Terrie O'Connor Realtors one of 21 Top Workplaces 2017 in Northern New Jersey across all industries!!

We are so proud of this honor...and grateful for all of you who make this company more than a workplace, but a family!

 

Vegas...Here We Come!


Leading RE Agent Summit
January 29-31, 2018

Engage with distinguished sales associates from LeadingRE's member community. Through this immersive experience, you will:

Gain actionable insight from experts on productivity, determination, communication and negotiation.
Discover how to leverage the latest trends that are driving the real estate market, the global economy, home technology, and more. 
Network with top professionals from the hottest markets around the globe. 
This year's event takes place at the beautiful Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas!

Click here to find out more.

New LuxeAnalytics Platform


Luxury Portfolio  will be rolling out improvements to the LuxeAnalytics™ listing report platform on January 3.   This program has always provided us with valuable information to provide our luxury sellers on the activity of their property...now it will be even better!  You will see a cleaner design and more meaningful metrics. 

You need to be prepared, however, that the new platform will not be able to pull historical reports on your listings (anything before 2018).  We highly recommend you pull complete reports for all recent listings for your records before December 31, 2017

December 2017 Question Of The Month

The December 2017 client newsletter asks clients to email you and tell you what area has the most shopping malls within a 25 mile radius in the world.

The correct answer?  Northern NJ

December Birthdays

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO.....

 

MICHELE PERIN (Dec. 1) CHRIS TAUSCH (Dec. 3) ROBERT FRASER and PATRICIA FRISBIE (Dec. 4) KEVIN HICKEY (Dec. 6) ROSE MORTON (Dec. 7) DONALD EIDSCHUN (Dec. 8) MADELINE RAPP (Dec. 10) SARAH PAULINO (Dec. 12) ANDREW KAZELLA and BILLY BROAD (Dec. 13) DIANA ALLEN (Dec. 14) MARIE JANASA (Dec. 17) SUSAN FAIN (Dec. 22) JANIS FUHRMAN (Dec. 24) JUDY D'AGOSTINO and RONA WOSK (Dec. 27) NORMITA DIZON-HUANG (Dec. 28) and GEORGE ALLEN (Dec. 29).

 

WISHING YOU A DAY FILLED WITH LOVE, JOY, CAKE, BALLONS, CANDY CANES, AND SNOWMEN! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

WELCOME KATHARINE 'KATHY' SHINNICK

Terrie O'Connor, President of Terrie O'Connor Realtors, is pleased to announce that Katharine “Kathy” Shinnick has joined the Ramsey group as a Sales Associate.

Kathy is no stranger to entrepreneurship, as her parents immigrated to America and opened their own business. She understands first-hand what it means to provide great customer service to her clients, and is excited to put her business know-how and background in customer service into practice in the real estate business.

Kathy’s positive and friendly attitude will help to make her clients feel comfortable quickly and enjoy the home buying and selling experience to its fullest. Kathy attended Katharine Gibbs School and has gained valuable experience working for a banking investment firm, a law firm, and a major telemarketing sales company. She is looking forward to launching her new career in real estate because “helping to find the perfect home for others gives me great satisfaction”.

She has been a Bergen County resident since 1997 and currently lives in Allendale. She is married to her high school sweetheart and has four children: Christina, Jessica, Richie and Kevin. She loves to encourage her friends and neighbors with Bible scriptures and she does whatever she can to make them happy!

Kathy can be reached at the Terrie O'Connor office in Ramsey at 201-934-0600 x 60, or on her cell at 201-937-4895. You can also email her at kshinnick@tocr.com.