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Real Estate Agents in Mahwah, Franklin Lakes and Ridgewood among Top Performers

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April 5,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ  Special Properties Real Estate Services, LLC, an exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate and the fastest growing real estate brokerage in northern New Jersey, recently recognized a number of its agents in the Mahwah, Franklin Lakes and Ridgewood offices for their overall sales performance in 2017 and for their recent rankings with New Jersey Multiple Listing Service (NJMLS).

“Whether the listing or selling agent, the success of our agents is testament to their hard work, Special Properties’ client-centric approach to customer service, and the power that Christie’s International Real Estate brings to the northern New Jersey real estate marketplace,” said Ilija Pavlovic, President and CEO of Special Properties Real Estate Services LLC.

Special Properties recently recognized the following agents for outstanding performance in overall sales in 2017:

  • Grazyna “Grace” Ziarko, Franklin Lakes
  • The Dator Team (Linda Dator, William “Bill” Dator, Lauren O’Rourke), Mahwah
  • Margaret Gregorek, Mahwah
  • Patricia Lomupo, Mahwah
  • Sharon Georgevich and William Savas, Mahwah
  • James “Jim” McElroy, Mahwah
  • Maureen Kuntz, Mahwah
  • Christina Gibbons, Ridgewood
  • Marisa Traverso, Ridgewood

NJMLS, a cooperative information network of real estate offices across Bergen, Essex, Passaic, and Hudson Counties, ranks its member realtors by total dollar values of real estate transactions in three categories: total production, listing agent and buyer’s agent. In Mahwah, Margaret Gregorek and Linda Dator were recently ranked second and third, respectively, for both total production and listed properties. For Ridgewood, Christina Gibbons was ranked fourth in the role of buyer’s agent.

“We congratulate the outstanding performance of our agents in a very competitive marketplace,” concluded Pavlovic.

About Special Properties Real Estate Services
Special Properties Real Estate Services, LLC embraces the history and traditions of its flagship brokerage location in Saddle River, NJ, into an expanded, modern presence in Mahwah, Franklin Lakes and Ridgewood, NJ. With a staff of accomplished real estate brokers, its clients across northern New Jersey and southern New York are provided with customized, personalized services, backed by the luxury real estate brand of Christie’s International Real Estate. Special Properties provides local expertise with global connections. For more information, call 201-934-0607 or visit www.specialpropertiesres.com.

Top performing agents for Special Properties Real Estate Services recently gathered at the brokerage’s Mahwah location. Pictured (L-R) is James McElroy, Patricia Lomupo, Graznya “Grace” Ziarko, Sharon Georgevich, Marisa Traverso, Lauren O’Rourke, Margaret Gregorek, Maureen Kuntz, Christina Gibbons, and William Savas.

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SPECIAL PROPERTIES TEAM MEMBERS DESIGNATED AS LUXURY SPECIALISTS BY CHRISTIE’S INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE

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Pictured are members of the Special Properties delegation along with executives of Christie’s International Real Estate, including (l-r) Sonja Cullaro, Director of Business Development; Dan Conn, CEO of Christie’s International Real Estate; Vicki Gaily, Marketing Director; Kathleen Coumou, Senior Vice President and Regional Manager of Christie’s International Real Estate; Christine Frosini, Sales Associate; Ilija Pavlovic, Chief Executive Officer; Grace Ann DeCrosta, Communications Manager; and Ferne Lambert, Mahwah Office Manager.

October 23,2016

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Ridgewood NJ,  Leading residential real estate associates from the world’s top luxury network gathered in Washington, D.C. for Christie’s International Real Estate’s 2016 Luxury Specialist Conference.

The two-day event, held September 22-23, gave select agents from the Christie’s International Real Estate network an opportunity to explore best practices and strategies, as well as gain competitive insights on ways to successfully maneuver in today’s ever-changing, high-end global property market. Upon completion, attendees received the designation of Christie’s International Real Estate Luxury Specialist from Christie’s Education. Several members of the Special Properties team were in attendance and were awarded this prestigious honor.

Christie’s International Real Estate is the real estate arm of Christie’s, the world’s leading art business and the arbiter of luxury for 250 years. The invitation-only real estate network is composed of top brokerages from around the world, with more than US$118 billion in real estate transactions in 2015. Washington, D.C., was the ideal location for this event given its dynamic international flair.

“Our unique symposium offered a concentrated focus on techniques and tactics for marketing to buyers and sellers at the ultra-high-end, all while allowing attendees to explore new ways to increase their level of service to clients through their exclusive connection to Christie’s International Real Estate and Christie’s,” said Dan Conn, CEO, Christie’s International Real Estate.”

The conference included a myriad of panels, seminars, and presentations by luxury experts, including Christie’s specialists, focused on a range of topics — from selling strategies and marketing techniques to current trends in luxury goods and design. Approximately 200 professionals throughout the world took part in the conference.

“The conference offered members of our team an opportunity to network with Christie’s affiliates from around the country, and learn from some of the leading experts in luxury home sales,” said Vicki Gaily, Marketing Director. “Our team emerged from the conference with a host of new knowledge and enthusiasm that will translate into an enhanced level of service for our clients looking to sell or purchase higher-end properties.”

About Christie’s International Real Estate 

Christie’s International Real Estate is an invitation-only affiliate network composed of the world’s most proven and qualified real estate specialists in the luxury residential sector. The company has offices in London, New York, Hong Kong, Moscow, Los Angeles, and Palm Beach, and approximately 135 global Affiliates with 32,000 real estate professionals in 45 countries. For additional information, please visit www.christiesrealestate.com.

About Special Properties
With offices in Saddle River, Mahwah, and Franklin Lakes and expanding, Special Properties has a staff of accomplished real estate agents who deliver customized, personalized services, backed by the luxury real estate brand of Christie’s International Real Estate. Special Properties provides local expertise with global connections. For more information, call (201)962-9555.

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SPECIAL PROPERTIES REAL ESTATE SERVICES AND CHRISTIE’S INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE BRING A NEW ADVANTAGE TO HOME SALES IN BERGEN COUNTY

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Northern Bergen County Specialists Bring a New Perspective to Real Estate Sales

August 14,2016

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Ridgewood , NJ , Buying and selling homes are two of the most important steps in anyone’s life. The deep experience of Special Properties Real Estate Services, a growing real estate brokerage group in northwest Bergen County, combined with the name recognition and respect that comes with the Christie’s International Real Estate brand, is paying dividends for both buyers and sellers and bringing a new perspective to real estate in the region.

“Over more than two decades, Special Properties has enjoyed a successful partnership with Christie’s International Real Estate. With this long-standing relationship, our local clients have enjoyed some of the most lucrative property values on both the buy and sell side,” said Vicki Gaily, Marketing Director for Special Properties. “For those coming into or moving beyond the region, our brokerage, in cooperation with Christie’s deep network of international real estate experts, brings significant advantages to helping these clients find their dream homes.”

With the exclusive affiliation with Christie’s International Real Estate, Special Properties brings access to more than 135 brokerages, working out of 1,200 offices, and engaging more than 32,000 agents in 45 countries across the world. With more than $110 billion in global sales, Christie’s brings access to a new worldwide pool of potential buyers, Christie’s real estate standards require the highest expertise of its affiliated agents and a level of service that is second to none.

“The Christie’s brand is instantly recognizable to clients and truly distinguishes one property from another,” continues Gaily. “Christie’s confidence in Special Properties, and in this region, ensures that homeowners and communities realize the highest levels of exposure and, consequentially, increasing property values. With its affiliation with the Christie’s network, Special Properties can assist in the relocation of clients anywhere in the world, while exposing northwest Bergen’s local communities to a larger universe of buyers from around the world.”

Supported by the esteemed art business, Christie’s International Real Estate is a global network offering exclusive home and luxury real estate services to buyers and sellers worldwide. Christie’s only admits real estate brokerages to its network that demonstrate a proven record of success and best customer satisfaction. With a majority of buyers initiating their home searches online, the Christie’s International Real Estate network receives more than 490 million annual web page views from discerning buyers worldwide.

About Special Properties Real Estate Services Group
Special Properties Real Estate Services embraces the history and traditions of its flagship brokerage location in Saddle River, NJ, into an expanded, modern presence in Mahwah and Franklin Lakes, NJ. With a staff of accomplished real estate brokers, its clients across northern New Jersey and southern New York are provided with customized, personalized services, backed by the luxury real estate brand of Christie’s International Real Estate. Special Properties provides local expertise with global connections. For more information, call (201)962-9555.

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Special Properties Real Estate Services Welcomes Top Regional Agents as Part of Agency Expansion

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July 17,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

MAHWAH, NJ — July 14, 2016 —Special Properties Real Estate Services, LLC, an exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, announced today that it has attracted four of the top real estate agents in the region to the agency as part of its expansion in northern Bergen County. With a unique business model and innovative approach to real estate, Special Properties welcomes Margaret Gregorek and The Dator Team – Bill Dator, Linda Dator, and Lauren O’Rourke – to the agency, just three months following the opening of its modern Mahwah, NJ offices.

“The success of any real estate agency lies in the enthusiasm, experience and success of its staff, especially those agents that work directly with clients on the buy and sell sides,” Vicki Gaily, Marketing Director for Special Properties Real Estate Services, LLC.  “These four successful agents bring countless years of real estate experience, as well as an extensive historical perspective and knowledge of the region. In this day and age, buying a home is a deeply personal experience, and it takes the agent’s expert counsel and depth of knowledge to create a successful customer experience.”

Margaret Gregorek, a real estate veteran and Mahwah resident for over 30 years, has built a reputation of trust, candor and professionalism. From condominiums to multi-million dollar estates, she sells real estate of all price points, with a unique specialty in the luxury home market.  As one of the top agents in Mahwah, Margaret ranked within the Top 100 associates (of approximately 3,000) with her prior agency, qualifying her for that agency brand’s Hall of Fame.  She is active with the RealSource Board of Realtors and is a member of the New Jersey Association of Realtors’ Circle of Excellence Distinguished Sales Club.

With more than 40 years of real estate experience, William “Bill” Dator, a past president of the Mahwah Chamber of Commerce, is licensed in both New Jersey and New York. He is also a licensed Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in the State of New Jersey.  As part of The Dator Team, Bill has been one of the top agents in Mahwah for many years. He has also been an active member of RealSource and was selected by their Board as Realtor of the Year. His vast knowledge of the real estate market is valuable in developing a marketing plan for client homes.

Special Properties Welcomes Top Regional Agents as Part of Agency Expansion

Linda Dator, a real estate specialist with more than three and a half decades of experience in Mahwah and throughout Bergen County, has a long and successful track record. She was ranked in the top 3 percent of agents nationwide (out of approximately 85,000) with her prior agency, and has consistently ranked as one of the top agents in the Mahwah area for the past 16 years. Linda, a lifelong resident of Bergen County, is a graduate of the National Association of Realtors Realtor Institute, with a certification in New Construction, and is a member of the Ramsey and Mahwah Chambers of Commerce.

Lauren O’Rourke has a depth of expertise in the Bergen County area. She is a top-producing, experienced real estate professional and is fully qualified to address the unique and varying needs of buyers and sellers at all levels. Lauren, also a lifelong resident of Bergen County, places emphasis on the needs of each client with the patience and professional expertise to make it a smooth transition to closing.

“We are pleased that these experienced agents are part of our growing Special Properties family,” concludes Gaily. “Their expertise, especially in Mahwah and the surrounding region, demonstrates our ability to leverage the knowledge reputation of the region’s most respected brokers, our unique business model, and the reputation of the Christie’s brand, to provide the highest levels of service to our clients.”

Special Properties, which started in Saddle River, NJ in 1992, serves clientele in both New Jersey and New York and specializes in the marketing and selling of luxury properties. Its realtor associates and staff are highly experienced and work with their clients at an unparalleled level, including offering a unique array of resources and services to clients. With its affiliation with the Christie’s International Real Estate network, Special Properties can assist in the relocation of clients anywhere in the world, and, at the same time, expose northwest Bergen’s local communities to a larger universe of buyers from around the world.

About Special Properties Real Estate Services Group
Special Properties Real Estate Services embraces the history and traditions of its flagship brokerage location in Saddle River, NJ, into an expanded, modern presence in Mahwah and Franklin Lakes, NJ. With a staff of accomplished real estate brokers, its clients across northern New Jersey and southern New York are provided with customized, personalized services, backed by the luxury real estate brand of Christie’s International Real Estate. Special Properties provides local expertise with global connections. For more information, call (201)962-9555.