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MAHWAH NJ , Special Properties Real Estate Services, LLC, an exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, voted Christie’s Affiliate of the Year in 2017 and 2018, and the fastest growing real estate brokerage in northern New Jersey, announced that Bart Merola, Michelline Saliba, and Wayne Chappel have joined its Mahwah, NJ brokerage office as Realtor Associates. The agents are part of Special Properties’ continued expansion throughout the northern New Jersey region.
Bart Merola specializes in the sale, purchase and rental of residential properties in Bergen, Morris and Passaic Counties, with a primary focus is in northwest Bergen County. A real estate professional since 2013, Merola previously worked as a financial controller for several large corporations. At his previous brokerage, he won numerous monthly awards for being the top sales agent and was named that brokerage’s top office agent in 2017. Merola is 35-year resident of the Fardale section of Mahwah.
Michelline Saliba is known in the industry for her professionalism, diligence and ethical approach. Saliba is a Notary Public of New Jersey and, to complement her real estate work, is an experienced interior designer and home stager. Before entering the real estate industry, Saliba worked in the business management, banking and the legal professions.
Wayne Chappel has six years of experience in the real estate industry, and specializes in residential properties and investments. He is known by his clients as a successful negotiator between buyers and sellers, regardless of which side his client is on. Chappel is a member of the New Jersey Multiple Listing Service. Born and raised in northern New Jersey, he graduated from the College of Business Administration at Montclair University.