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THE CALL OF CROATIA | VILLAGE OF SCARSDALE | TOWNSHIP OF MONTCLAIR MAHARAJA MAGNIFICENCE | LIVING THE CAYMAN ISLAND LIFE AFTERNOON TEA IN NYC | CHRISTIE’S EDUCATION | PROPERTIES ON THE MARKET

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ur company goal has always been, and continues to be, the assurance that our home sellers and home buyers are receiving the highest industry standards and the exceptional Christie’s experience. Now, to further our goal, we have moved to two new brand ventures: Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey and Christie’s International Real Estate Westchester and Hudson Valley. Both opportunities allow us to offer our customers the next level of service. And with our new brand, we present the new edition of Christie’s magazine. Within its pages, we continue our tradition of showcasing unique destinations, exploring the fascinating world of Christie’s, and presenting the remarkable people and places that are the fabric of our communities. We are continuing our collaboration with The Record and Gannett Company, which is, as always, inspiring and enjoyable. We also are thankful for the input of our Christie’s team, especially Dan Conn, CEO of Christie’s International Real Estate. And to you, our readers and our friends, we hope that you will enjoy this issue and we wish you and your families all the best.

Ilija Pavlovic President and CEO Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey, Westchester and Hudson Valley

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WHERE TO STAY Living the (Cayman) Island Life:

LUXURY CARIBBEAN PROPERTIES are a “world away,” yet easy to reach

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COLLECTIONS p.28

ACADEMICS OF ART p.36

A letter from Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey, Westchester and Hudson Valley President and CEO ILIJA PAVLOVIC

history; the David Gilmour Guitar Collection totals $21.5 million

prepare students for careers in the art world

MAHARAJA MAGNIFICENCE makes

CHRISTIE’S MASTER’S DEGREES

ASK THE CEO p.8 Christie’s International Real Estate CEO DAN CONN upholds the values of the Christie’s brand

TEA SERVICE p.32 Afternoon Tea in NYC: FIVE-STAR HOTELS cater to elegant English custom

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THE CALL OF CROATIA: Explore its walled cities, extraordinary coast and exceptional cuisine

EXPLORE MONTCLAIR p.40 Diverse town is a hub of arts, culture and education

REALTORS ON THE GO p.54 Making every moment count in their everyday lives

BROKER/ MANAGER p.48

MJ TARABOCCHIA relies on years of experience as a Realtor and a resident of Bergen County

SPECIAL EVENTS p.62 Company Events 2019

VILLAGE OF SCARSDALE p.44 Newest location of Christie’s International Real Estate

ON THE MARKET p.66 Properties throughout New Jersey and New York

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UPHOLDING THE VALUES OF CHRISTIE’S Dan Conn Entrusts Proven Affiliates With Important Luxury Real Estate Markets PHO TO G RAPHY BY TAV JINIVIZIAN

Launching Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey and Christie’s International Real Estate Westchester and Hudson Valley are great opportunities for our agents and customers to have the ultimate Christie’s experience. How would you describe these opportunities? In a word: unprecedented. Being so integrated with the world’s leading art business presents opportunities no other real estate brokerage can replicate. Christie’s has more than 250 years of expertise in marketing fine art and luxury goods, and has built deep trust with clients across the centuries and around the world. The company’s specialists are passionate about luxury goods such as paintings, wines, jewelry and, of course, real estate, and about providing trusted advice to their clients across the property spectrum. This new venture sets us apart in our reach in the tri-state metro area and represents a further assurance that our home sellers and buyers are receiving the highest industry standards in brokerage service, both in the marketing of properties and providing expert guidance in a complex market environment. The team under Ilija Pavlovic’s direction is an ideal standard-bearer for this brokerage initiative in the important markets of Northern New Jersey, and Westchester and Hudson

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Valley in New York. They opened 11 offices in New Jersey alone since the beginning of 2017 and today serve clients in Bergen, Morris, Somerset, Passaic, Hudson, Warren, Union, Essex, and Sussex counties as well as northern Hunterdon county, with all offices achieving dramatic market share growth in their respective communities. They have recently opened new offices in New City in Rockland County and Scarsdale in Westchester County, with more offices underway throughout their territory.

The recent Christie’s International Real Estate Owners’Conference in Paris was a great success and displayed all new directions of the Christie’s network,rejuvenated and re-energized. As the architect of Christie’s International Real Estate future,can you please describe the new direction.

I am happy that you mentioned our Paris conference. We have long operated an Affiliate business model, inviting established and qualified local brokerages to join our global network as independent members of a global marketing force. This has proven successful for almost 40 years and remains so today. That said, in looking to the future, we have recognized that some markets would be better served operating under the Christie’s real estate brand and, as opportunities arise in these important luxury markets, my responsibility, as CEO of Christie’s International Real Estate, is to identify who is most capable of operating a brokerage business while upholding the values of the esteemed Christie’s brand. I decided that proven network leaders were best to entrust this opportunity to — with hands-on support from our global team. In January 2018, Christie’s International Real Estate introduced its first company brokerage in New York City — with an office in the prime auction house space of Christie’s North American headquarters at Rockefeller Plaza. Now, a strategy of trusted Affiliates using only the Christie’s International Real Estate brand in collaboration with Christie’s International Real Estate has been rolled out to Aspen, Westchester and Hudson Valley, and Northern New Jersey, with network leaders establishing unmatched levels of client service in these luxury markets.

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Christie’s International Real Estate recently introduced the Masters’Circle. Can you tell us about this new initiative? We created the Christie’s International Real Estate Masters’ Circle to bring together the world’s most elite group of luxury residential real estate agents. In determining the agents’ eligibility, we look at their proven records of success, their passion for the art of real estate brokerage service, and their expertise in operating at the highest levels of our industry. The bar is set high for entry into our elite inner circle of luxury specialists and those selected fully deserve this honor. While an honor for agents, the heightened marketing platform of the Masters’ Circle also provides their clients with a sphere of influence beyond compare. These agents interface with other top professionals, their network colleagues, through exclusive Christie’s International Real Estate’s communication channels to exchange buying opportunities with a select global clientele. Masters’ Circle listings also appear on the homepage video carousel of our website, as well as in our globally syndicated video montage which is on display at Christie’s auctions worldwide, such as New York, London, Hong Kong, Moscow, Dubai and Mumbai. Other opportunities to promote properties represented by the Masters’ Circle include curated marketing materials distributed at Christie’s auctions and other luxury lifestyle events — for example, the Concours d’ Elegance automobile show in Pebble Beach, which is attended by international collectors, a very well qualified group of buyers of luxury goods, including real estate.

Christie’s International Real Estate CEO Dan Conn outside the Rockefeller Center office in New York City.

What are the upcoming Christie’s Auction House events and how is Christie’s International Real Estate participating? High season for Christie’s auctions is late fall and early spring. Christie’s will announce its top sales in the coming months and I look forward to what will be offered in New York, London, Geneva, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Los Angeles. This auction energy at Christie’s excites me every day. I walk to my office in Rockefeller Center and know that Christie’s is at the center of luxury

worldwide. Our significant art, luxury goods and real estate listings continue to make global headlines. Christie’s International Real Estate is currently representing the estate of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis on Martha’s Vineyard. Christie’s, as you may know, set the all-time art world auction record, selling Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi for more than US$450 million. This is the level of excellence that defines our company. Just this past June, The David Gilmour Guitar Collection was the most valuable musical instruments sale in auction history at more than $21 million with proceeds going to the charity ClientEarth. Christie’s continues to make headlines selling some of the world’s most iconic works of art, luxury goods, and of course, real estate.

You travel significantly. Which book do you recommend for our next flight?

The answer to this is not straightforward. I read the news incessantly and think everyone should. My book reading remains age appropriate for my children and I doubt Little House is the answer you’re looking for. Otherwise, unfortunately, my time is limited. I work on flights (these answers for example were prepared on a flight to Aspen to attend the formal launch of the Christie’s International Real Estate business in Aspen). If I have a few minutes, I torture myself reading golf magazines and trying to find the secret to a better swing. That’s a story that never ends!

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C R OAT I A Explore Its Walled Cities, Extraordinary Coast and Exceptional Cuisine

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rom medieval fortresses to modern-day wineries, mountain ranges to Mediterranean vistas, Croatia is a country of stunning contrasts — a place where UNESCO World Heritage Sites fan out across miles of coastline, Roman ruins and Renaissance-era churches coexist alongside contemporary art and modern architecture, and islands — 1,226 in all — sparkle along a coastline that stretches more than 1,100 miles. Whether you’re sailing the Adriatic, exploring centuries-old city squares, or simply lingering in a sidewalk café enjoying black risotto and a crisp Malvazija Istarska from the Dalmatian wine region, Croatia lulls you in with its relaxed, stay-here-forever vibe. Even if this sun-soaked country on the Adriatic isn’t already on your radar, you’ve likely heard plenty about its cinematic splendor. Lush gardens, ancient walled cities, and windswept cliffs made Croatia a logical (and much-

The island of Hvar, with its scenic port town, walled fortress and idyllic location in the Adriatic Sea, is one of Croatia’s most popular summer resort destinations.

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loved) setting for the HBO hit series Game of Thrones, and made Dubrovnik instantly recognizable. This historic port city on the country’s southern Dalmatian Coast, which Lord Byron once called “the pearl of the Adriatic,” exudes an atmosphere of storied history and old-world romance. “Dubrovnik’s entire Old City is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a leisurely walk around its spectacular city walls is a bucket list experience,” says Ina Rodin, director North America, Croatian National Tourist Board. In fact, the pedestrianfriendly Stari Grad, as it’s called, is considered one of the world’s best-preserved medieval cities. “Croatia, and Dubrovnik, in particular, continue to capture the imagination of U.S. travelers,” explains Rodin, noting that Afar magazine readers voted Dubrovnik the ‘Best Cultural Capital’ in 2018 and TripAdvisor recently confirmed that it was the site’s most searched city. There’s no doubting Croatia’s contemporary appeal — or the fact that antiquity is woven into even the most modern moments. Bartenders serve up creative cocktails, baristas craft artisan coffees, and Michelin-starred chefs work their magic with fresh local seafood, olive oil and truffles, all just steps from centuries-old fortresses, Gothic churches, and limestone-paved streets. From Dubrovnik, travel north along the Dalmatian coast to the storied city of Split, where

Walking tours of Dubrovnik’s historical Old City introduce visitors to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, which preserves architectural landmarks like the Baroque-style Church of St. Blaise, built in 1715, and the stone sentinel Orlando’s Column, in the foreground.

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A culinary delicacy harvested on the Istria Peninsula of Croatia, white and black truffles are shaved to top traditional foods.

spellbinding ancient ruins are a powerful reminder of the port city’s earliest days as a Roman stronghold. At the epicenter of Croatia’s second largest city, you’ll discover the sprawling, 1,700-year-old Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site made famous more recently as the dragon-training hub of Game of Thrones’ heroine, Daenerys. Explore the pedestrian-friendly Old Town and Split’s many sidewalk cafes, museums, and markets, then consider it a perfect launch pad for a series of day trips or an immersive sailing expedition along the coast. Beach lovers will want to make stunning Zlatni Rat their first stop, Easily reached by catamaran or highspeed ferry from Split, it is a shapeshifting force of nature, its size and silhouette changing depending on the tide, ocean currents, and wind conditions. The island of Hvar is an equally captivating day trip from Split. In summer, you’ll find the resort town of Hvar bustling with yachtsmen and other affluent travelers soaking up the island’s warm Mediterranean climate on sunkissed sand beaches and the 15th-century piazza, exploring nearby lavender fields, enjoying classical music concerts, and savoring platters of fresh grilled octopus

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CHRISTIE’S IN CROATIA As part of its business expansion in Europe, Christie’s will be opening an office in Opatija, Croatia. The office will be led by highlyIvan experienced Kovacic local real estate developer, Ivan Kovacic. “Croatia is a leading cultural center and destination of the Mediterranean. We at Christie’s are very excited to showcase and offer this beautiful market area to our clients,” says Daniel Peros, associate vice president and business development manager, Christie’s International Real Estate.

and local olives in outdoor cafés. In fact, exceptional cuisine is an inescapable part of the Croatia experience. “No trip here is complete without savoring its wine and worldclass olive oil, its truffles from Istria,

and salt-harvested oysters from Mali Ston,” says Rodin, noting that each region has its own special wines and traditional ways of cooking. Because of its proximity to Italy just across the Adriatic, travelers to Istria on Croatia’s northwest coast discover lots of Italian and Mediterranean influences, including an abundance of black and white truffles. If you’re a fan of this culinary delicacy, consider joining an Istrian truffle hunter on a fall hunt for white truffles, then celebrate your subterranean score shaved atop scrambled eggs or a plate of warm risotto. Naturally, fresh seafood is the star of Croatia’s culinary scene and there’s no better place to enjoy it than while sailing along the Dalmatian Coast. By far, cruising is the most magical way to see the country, and it takes a surprising number of forms. But whether you opt for a small ship cruise with a regional company such as Kompas and Katarina, a more mainstream Mediterranean cruise itinerary with port stops in Dubrovnik and Split, or a highly personalized private voyage, the region’s rugged coastlines and secluded coves, tiny seaside villages and nearly deserted beaches, as seen from the deck of boat, offer unmatched moments of splendor.

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American Airlines recently introduced the first non-stop flight from the U.S. to Croatia. Available seasonally from Philadelphia to Dubrovnik, the flight operates three days a week from early June to late September. In addition, U.S. travelers can fly into the country’s three busiest airports — Zagreb (ZAG), Split (SPU), and Dubrovnik (DBV) — via connecting flights through Amsterdam, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Istanbul, and other major cities on most major U.S. and European carriers. Fares range from $605 to $1,200 and up, depending on your travel dates.

Croatia’s high season is July and August, with temperatures averaging 80 degrees in Dubrovnik. Many travelers consider the cooler shoulder season of September and October a prime time to visit, with fewer tourists and more affordable accommodations. From November to April, temperatures dip as low as the 40s, with plenty of rainfall.

The country’s currency is the Croatian kuna. HRK 100 is equal to approximately USD $15. ATMs, known as bankomats, are available throughout Croatia.

The majority of hotels and resorts in Croatia offer free WiFi, as do many bars and restaurants. If you plan to use your cell phone in Croatia, check with your U.S. carrier about applicable charges and fees. You may want to turn off your phone’s data roaming and purchase a prepaid SIM card on arrival.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Travelers from the U.S. do not need a visa to visit Croatia. However, as the country is within the Schengen Zone, travelers will need to register online with the European Travel Information Authorization System, beginning in 2021.

Unique beaches and isolated coves are many on the Croatian coast and islands. But Zlatni Rat, near the town of Bol, may be the most beautiful. The unusual shape of the beach is due to the buildup of fine sediment and the effects of wind, waves and currents.

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LIVING THE (CAYMAN) ISLAND LIFE Luxury Caribbean Properties Are Just a Short Flight Away

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hen you’re ready to trade cold winters and long commutes for an idyllic stretch of sand, few island destinations satisfy the urge more completely than the Cayman Islands. Sunny and sophisticated, this tropical treasure is a far cry from the fictional island Herman Wouk conjured in his 60s-era novel Don’t Stop The Carnival. His was an island of mix-ups and mishaps, where life ran, often hilariously, on “island time.” In the Cayman Islands, the clock is far more precise — but the vibrant hues, swaying palms, and sea breezes are as captivating as Wouk’s illusory Caribbean isle. Not surprisingly, the Cayman Islands has turned many an island lover into a homeowner. And why not? “The Cayman Islands is one of the easiest places to reach in the Caribbean, with over 55 weekly nonstop flights from major cities in the U.S. and Canada. If you live in New York, you can be on Grand Cayman by lunch on Friday and home by bedtime on Sunday night — the perfect long weekend getaway with nonstop flights. And once you’re on island, most resort-residential properties are no more than a 15-minute drive from the airport,” says Fleur Coleman, a sales specialist at Provenance Properties Cayman Islands. Born and raised in Grand Cayman, Coleman delights in sharing her insider intel with Provenance Properties colleagues and would-be homeowners. The exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate in the Cayman Islands, Provenance Properties markets luxury properties in some of the Cayman Islands’ most sought-after resort and residential communities, including the new Residences at Seafire, a stunning LEED© Silver-certified residential tower adjacent to the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa. Its 62 units, ranging from

The Residences at Seafire is the newest luxury resort-residential development on Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman. The 10-story luxury property features residences ranging in size from studios to five-bedroom penthouses.

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Rum Point Beach is a three-hour flight from New York City, and then easily accessed by car or ferry.

a 603-square-foot studio to a sprawling, fivebedroom penthouse with 3,883 square feet of indoor and outdoor living space, feature high-end fixtures and finishes, including custom kitchens with Miele and Sub-Zero appliances, marble counters, and exclusive access to The Nest, a private, owners-only rooftop terrace overlooking world-famous Seven Mile Beach. Beyond the luxe condos that dot the crescentshaped beach, Provenance Properties lists everything from private townhomes to lavish single-family compounds tucked within gated communities like Crystal Harbour and Canal Point. Most offer close proximity to Grand Cayman’s newly renovated and expanded international airport, which was officially unveiled by HRH Prince Charles in March 2019. Easy access to and around the island, though, is only part of the appeal. Ease of home ownership and tax neutrality are two important lures. “There is no restriction on foreign ownership of land and no title insurance is required,” explains Jackie Doak, president of Business Development at Dart Real Estate, referencing the government’s statutory guarantee of title. In addition, alien landholding licenses are not required, and the Cayman Islands does not collect property tax (nor corporate, income, capital gains, inheritance or sales taxes).

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Even more compelling is the island’s low crime/high culture way of life. A stable government, great healthcare, dependable power, and sophisticated communications mean vacation homeowners needn’t worry about losing access to life’s creature comforts. “Excellent infrastructure — modern roads and telecommunications, high-quality healthcare at local hospitals, wellappointed grocery stores, amazing restaurants and, of course, world-acclaimed Seven Mile Beach make the Cayman Islands a favorite for homeownership,” says Doak. The presence of more than 130 nationalities engenders a sophisticated international vibe felt island wide. From sushi to steakhouse fare, local crafts to contemporary art, salsa to reggae — the Cayman Islands is a melting pot of cuisine, art and everyday culture that quickly turns first-time visitors into lifelong friends. Called the “culinary capital Waterfront of the Caribbean,” the Cayman dining Islands serves up a bounty of coupled with island-grown goodness. Callaloo, a Caribbean cassava, calabash, mangoes, sunset is a plantains, and peppers find their can’t miss way onto menus anchored by Cayman Islands a seemingly endless supply of combination in fresh fish and seafood, including the lively town conch, turtle, snapper and of Camana Bay.

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Swimming with stingrays in their natural habitat is an adventure that can be experienced in the crystal blue waters of Grand Cayman Island.

The Harbour at Camana Bay is ideal for spending time on the water and then enjoying a night on the town.

mahi-mahi. From fish shacks to fivestar restaurants, it’s hard to imagine a meal that, in some way, isn’t sourced locally from a fisherman, farmer or artisan purveyor. “Nothing beats a fresh seafood taco and a chilled margarita at Coccoloba whilst you have your toes in the sand, watching a spectacular sunset at Seven Mile Beach,” smiles Shanice Ebanks, a sales assistant at Provenance Properties. A lifelong Caymanian, Ebanks happily reveals her favorite island events and

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experiences with visitors and aspiring residents. Among her must-dos are the Cayman Cookout, a foodie-friendly gathering hosted by celebrity chef Eric Ripert at The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman, and KAABOO, a cultural mashup featuring music, contemporary art, comedy, gourmet cuisine, craft cocktails, and more. “And, of course, Jessie’s Juice Bar — when it’s time for a kombucha and avocado toast to start your day — and Stingray City — to swim with the rays in their natural habitat.”

HOW TO: TRY BEFORE YOU BUY Owning a second home in the Cayman Islands is incredibly appealing but, let’s face it, it hardly falls into the category of “impulse purchase.” That’s why a “try before you buy” visit (or two!) is a great idea for prospective overseas buyers-turned-future homeowners. The expert team at Provenance Properties Cayman Islands coordinates seamless access to a handful of luxurious condostyle homes at The Residences at Seafire, a new 10-story, 62-unit residential tower adjacent to the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa on world-famous Seven Mile Beach. Ownership at The Residences at Seafire comes with plenty of advantages, including unfettered access to the exceptional facilities and amenities of an award-winning luxury resort. The first Kimpton property in the Caribbean, Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa earned AAA’s Five-Diamond rating in its first year of operation. Known for its “luxury without attitude” style, the resort offers guests and homeowners exceptional waterfront dining, indulgent spa services with names like Reef Deep and Ocean Calm, beachfront cabanas and watersports, and even a fully supervised children’s program. The Residences at Seafire is particularly ideal for buyers who may occasionally require extra space for extended family (266 guest rooms and suites are just steps away) or for those who plan to take up residence only part-time. Owners wishing to rent their property when not in residence can take advantage of the professionally managed short-term rental program offered by Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa, complete with a turnkey package featuring Restoration Hardware’s beachchic furnishings. An enthusiastic fan of residentialresort ownership, Ruth Gustafsson, sales executive at Provenance Properties Cayman Islands, recommends “purchasing a property that provides turnkey service so you can truly enjoy a carefree ownership experience — concierge, property management, recreation, and food and beverage services on site. Time is precious at your vacation property — make the most of it!”

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Provenance Properties | Christie’s

The Residences at Seafire LIVE. INVEST. VACATION. Grand Cayman. Cayman Islands A 3 hour nonstop flight from New York City. A 3 minute walk to the beach. Welcome to the newest luxury beachfront residences on the world-acclaimed Seven Mile Beach 

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Optional short-term rental programme professionally managed by Kimpton

Modern infrastructure, superlative dining and world-class diving on Grand Cayman

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MAHARAJA MAGNIFICENCE MAKES HISTORY Christie’s Auction Achieves $109,271,875 For Indian Art and Mughal Jeweled Objects

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ollowing the success of a global tour, the specially designed New York exhibition, and a marathon 12-hour auction, Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence achieved $109,271,875 at Christie’s New York, establishing the highest total for any auction of Indian art and Mughal objects, and the second highest auction total for a private jewelry collection. Sale registrants came from 45 countries across five continents and there was extensive participation across all sale channels with notable institutional bidding. The sale was presented in partnership between Christie’s market-leading Jewelry department and World Art Department along with the independent art advisory firm, The Fine Art Group. Over the course of the sale, three world auction records were set for Indian works of art. The top lot of the sale was A Belle Époque Devant-decorsage, by Cartier, Paris, 1912, which sold for $10,603,500 to a private collector in the room. Additional top lots included The Mirror of Paradise, 52.58 carats, D Color, IF, which achieved $6,517,500; The Shah Jahan Dagger that sold for $3,375,000, establishing the record price for an Indian jade object and record for a piece with Shah Jahan provenance; an Antique Imperial Spinel, Pearl and Emerald Necklace, which realized $3,015,000; and the Golconda Diamond

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Enameled and Gem Set Model of a Parrot, circa 1775-1825

A Belle Époque Emerald and Diamond Brooch

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Rivière Necklace, from the collection of the Nizams of Hyderabad, which sold for $2,415,000. Guillaume Cerutti, chief executive officer of Christie’s: “We are very honored to have been entrusted with this magnificent and diverse selection of jewels, art and objects from the larger Al Thani Collection. The strong results today, after 12 hours of non-stop bidding, in front of a packed room, and with phone and online bidders from all over the world, reflect the exceptional quality of this special collection and position it among the most storied private collections ever featured at auction.” Other notable results included important signed pieces by Cartier, including a Spinel, Natural Pearl, Diamond and Emerald Bead ‘Imperial Moghul Necklace’ and Earrings, that sold for $1,935,000. Contemporary pieces by JAR and Bhagat were also 100-percent sold, greatly exceeding estimates. Impressive prices were achieved for bejeweled Mughal objects including an Enameled and Gem Set Model of a Parrot, which realized $1,035,000; and an Enameled and Gem Set Huqqa, that achieved $759,000, establishing the world auction record for an Indian huqqa. Philip Hoffman, founder and CEO, The Fine Art Group: “I am honored that The Fine Art Group were able to play a part in this record-breaking sale of Indian and Mughal Jewelry. The success

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Antique emerald, diamond and pearl sarpech (turban ornament set) circa 1890, and later adapted by Cartier, was sold for $915,000.

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of Maharajas and Mughal Magnificence is testament to the hard work of the Christie’s team, led by François Curiel, Rahul Kadakia and William Robinson.” Rahul Kadakia, International Head of Jewelry at Christie’s, commented, “Beginning with the sale announcement in April, there has been an overwhelming response to this exceptional collection with momentum building from the international tour to the New York exhibition, culminating with the excitement witnessed in the saleroom. Today, we witnessed a record total for the world’s greatest collection of Indian jewels and jeweled objects to ever be brought to auction. The impressive prices realized for the jewels, ranging from early Mughal pieces to the significant designs by Cartier through

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to contemporary pieces by Bhagat and JAR, illustrate the sophisticated buying tastes of our clients.” The attendance for the global tours in London, Shanghai, Geneva, and Hong Kong, combined with the New York exhibition welcomed 50,000 visitors with tremendous attention over the five-day public exhibition in New York, averaging 1,500 visitors per day. Drawing key inspirations from the Maharaja of Indore and his palace Manik Bagh (‘Palace of Rubies’), the bespoke New York exhibition evoked the artistic dialogue of the East and the West with the incorporation of Jalis, latticed screens, dreamlike floral installations, including an orchid canopy, juxtaposed with art deco influences, featuring luxurious marquetry, brass light

Auctioneer Max fixtures, and Fawcett hammers lacquer-paneled down the top lot cases, paying of the sale, A Belle homage to Époque Devant-dearchitectural notes corsage, by Cartier, found from Indore Paris, 1912, which to Rockefeller sold for $10,603,500. Center. Since the collection announcement, there have been 2.6 million unique visitors to Christies.com with over 17 million page views. Online traffic to Christie’s Online Magazine during this time spanned 1.8 million page views across the various web features and 3.6 million views for the 41 unique videos created for the collection. William Robinson, International Head of World Art, Christie’s, notes, “This

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I incredible collection traced the history of Mughal jewels and objects to present day. From exceptional daggers worn by the elite nobles and royal families of India to important jewels inspired by Indian tradition and architecture, the auction of this notable collection represented a significant cultural moment for Indian and Islamic art. We are delighted with the strong results witnessed across the category with records set for an Indian jade, dagger, sword, and huqqa, which showcase the global appetite for masterpiece-quality works.” These objects were offered from The Al Thani Collection. Next year, works of art from this encyclopedic collection, which includes over 6,000 objects, will be shown at a new museum space in Paris. In addition to new acquisitions, sale proceeds will support ongoing initiatives of The Al Thani Collection Foundation which extend from exhibitions, publications and lectures to sponsorships of projects at museums around the world.

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n a packed saleroom at Christie’s New York, with a record number of online bidders, The David Gilmour Guitar Collection, the largest and most comprehensive sale of guitars, was 100-percent sold and totaled $21,490,750, becoming the most valuable musical instruments sale in auction history. Leading the collection of 126 guitars was the iconic 1969 Black Fender Stratocaster, which achieved $3,975,000, setting a world-auction record for any guitar. The iconic ‘Black Strat’ was Gilmour’s primary performance and recording instrument integral to recording many of Pink Floyd’s greatest albums, including The Wall, Wish You Were Here, and Dark Side of The Moon, as well as his solo albums. The proceeds from the auction will be donated to the charity ClientEarth. David Gilmour provided a statement the day before the auction: “The global climate crisis is the greatest challenge that humanity will ever face, and we are within a few years of the effects of global warming being irreversible. As Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist said in a speech earlier this year, ‘Either we choose to go on as a civilization, or we don’t.’ The choice really is that simple, and I hope that the sale of these guitars will help ClientEarth in their cause to use the law to bring about real change. We need a civilized world that goes on for all our grandchildren and beyond in which these guitars can be played and songs can be sung.” ClientEarth CEO James Thornton said: “This is a truly humbling and extraordinary gift, which goes beyond our wildest expectations. It’s difficult to express just how deeply grateful we are to David for choosing ClientEarth as the beneficiary of this historic auction.” In the months leading up to the auction, over 12,000 fans booked hour-long time slots at the tour stops in London, Los Angeles and New York to get up-close to the guitars. In excess of 500,000 people viewed the content around the sale on Christies.com, and more than 2,000 bidders from 66 countries registered for the sale. 97 percent of all guitars in the sale were sold to or directly underbid by online registrants. 38 percent of the lots were purchased by online bidders. After delaying the start of the sale one hour to accommodate the unprecedented number of bidders who queued around the block in Rockefeller Center to witness auction history, the sale quickly set records when lot 2, Gilmour’s Martin D-35 sold for $1,095,000 — a new world auction record for a C.F. Martin guitar. Estimated at $10,00020,000, this acoustic guitar was immortalized in the legendary Pink Floyd tracks Wish You Were Here and Shine on You Crazy Diamond. Top lots included the 1954 White Fender Stratocaster #0001 (estimate: $100,000-150,000), which was used on several recordings, including Another Brick in the Wall (Parts 2 and 3). The guitar sold for $1,815,000, which was a new world record for a Fender Stratocaster until hours later the record was smashed again by the ‘Black Strat.’

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Afternoon Tea is a long-standing tradition at The Plaza, New York, where three unique tea services, including the pink and fanciful Children’s Eloise Tea, are served in the elegant Palm Court.

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AFTERNOON TEA IN NYC Five-Star Hotels Cater to Elegant English Custom

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fternoon tea, that singularly English custom, is a ritual set to the music of conversation, clink and clatter of bone china cups and silver spoons on giltedge saucers, accompanied by a tiered stand layered with cucumber sandwiches, buttered scones with lashings of strawberry jam, and dainty cakes. Tea drinking came into fashion in the British Isles thanks to a Restoration interloper, the Infanta Catherine of Braganza, Queen Consort of King Charles II. Her dowry included a chest of tea favored by her Portuguese royal court. Two centuries later, the more elaborate ritual of taking “afternoon tea” came into existence, devised by another aristocrat, Anna, Duchess of Bedford, friend and Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Victoria. In the mid-19th century, it was customary for the English upper classes to dine between eight and nine o’clock. One afternoon, during a stay at the Duke of Rutland’s castle in Leicestershire, the duchess complained of a “sinking feeling.” (We can imagine her delicate swoon onto a convenient divan.) She then ordered a tray of bread and butter, and a hot cup of tea brought to her rooms. That light refreshment to ward off her midafternoon hunger pangs eventually moved into the grander drawing room, and added delicate cakes, fruit scones, and crustless sandwiches for the delectation of London society. Thus, began the genteel affair that would become a staple of the English afternoon, from country house drawing rooms to the palm courts of the nation’s smartest hotels. Since then, London’s great hotels have become famous for

the most formal afternoon teas: The Goring (a favorite of the royal family), Claridge’s, the Langham, The Savoy, and grandest of all, The Ritz. Just a few steps along Piccadilly is Fortnum & Mason, another institution famous for its formal afternoon tea service, a tradition since 1926 (the department store has been importing and blending tea leaves since 1707). Today, just about every five-star hotel and tearoom in the UK and, indeed, across the globe, serves an elegant permutation of the late-afternoon English culinary classic. Afternoon tea can be enjoyed in many neighborhoods of New York City, mostly in five-star hotels, but always in beautifully decorated rooms dedicated to tea service, at least during afternoon tea times. Just to clarify, the terms “high tea” and “afternoon tea” are not interchangeable. They are quite different experiences. The names of each type of tea service are both literal and counterintuitive. High tea is called “high” because it’s served at a high table such as a dining table or counter. High tea is served in the early evening and includes hearty savory dishes accompanied by bread and butter, followed by pudding. It is essentially supper served with a cup of tea. Quite the contrary to the elegant affair known as afternoon tea, which takes place at around 4 p.m., between lunch and dinner. It is served at a low table such as a coffee table, and often referred to as “low tea.” Afternoon tea includes finger fare served in three courses: small sandwiches sans crusts with savories; then scones with clotted cream and jam; followed by cakes and pastries. Here are some etiquette tips for those not steeped in the protocols of afternoon tea service.

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Typically, all three courses will be presented at once on a three-tiered curate stand. The tiny sandwiches will be on the bottom tier and should be eaten first. The second course, scones — dry, crumbly quick bread — will be on the middle tier. Eat the dessert, cakes, or petits four from the top tier last. Be sure you’ve designated one person to pour for everyone. Add milk first, if that’s how you like your tea, never after the tea is poured. Never stir your tea in circles, but swirl it side to side. Hold the cup with your thumb and index finger looped through the handle, with the handle

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resting on your middle finger. And never lift the saucer from the table. If you are having Royal Tea, Champagne or sparkling wine will be served along with the tea. There are more than 20 establishments throughout New York City that serve afternoon tea, in varying degrees of pomp and tradition. We present five of them here, with a longer list at the end of this article. Directly across from the Museum of Modern Art at 28 West 53rd Street in Midtown Manhattan is the Baccarat Hotel New York. The five-star hotel reimagines the elegance of the

Above: The Prince of Wales Afternoon Tea at the Baccarat Hotel is a grand affair. It is served in the Grand Salon under a 64-arm crystal chandelier. In addition to the décor, the tea service also reflects the company’s heritage: Champagne and cocktails are served in cut crystal flutes or tumblers, and tea in fine bone china.

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Served in the exquisite Grand Salon, afternoon tea is an elegant affair as presented at the Baccarat Hotel, New York.

French crystal maker into a luxury hospitality experience. Afternoon tea is served in the Grand Salon. Reflective of the elegant Baccarat heritage, the décor includes a magnificent 64-arm crystal chandelier and walls adorned in silk. Champagne and cocktails are sipped from cut-crystal flutes or tumblers, and tea from fine bone china cups. The inventive afternoon tea service is inspired by several historical personalities long associated with the Baccarat brand: Tsar Nicholas II, a Caviar Tea for Two at Tsarskoye Selo; the Prince of Wales, an English Tea at Windsor; King Louis XV, a French Tea at Versailles; and the Sultan Abdülaziz, a Turkish Tea at Dolmabahçe Palace. The Prince of Wales tea is served daily; all other tea services are offered from Wednesday to Sunday. Ten blocks farther uptown on the Upper East Side is The Pembroke Room in the Lowell Hotel. The five-star hotel serves afternoon tea in three permutations: The Classic Pembroke; The Pembroke Royal, which includes a glass of rosé, port or sherry; and The Lowell Imperial. As is typical for afternoon tea, the menu is HERE IS A LIST OF set, but there is a choice of teas. OTHER NOTABLE The Pembroke Room is old-world ESTABLISHMENTS elegance, with heavy silk valances AROUND THE CITY THAT and draperies with sheers at ALSO OFFER AFTERNOON the windows, banquettes in the TEA, EACH WITH ITS OWN corners, and lovely silver cutlery, DISCRETE CHARM: teapots and white Wedgewood china place settings on white  Bergdorf Goodman linens. The room is used only for  Chanson afternoon tea, which is served  Kings’ Carriage House Wednesday through Sunday, from  Hôtel Plaza Athénée 2 to 6 p.m.  Tea and Sympathy For an upper-crust afternoon  The Carlyle tea, there’s the Astor Court at the  Crosby Street Hotel St. Regis, at 2 East 55th Street.  The Peninsula The historic Beaux Arts five-star  The Pierre hotel was built in 1904 by John  The Ritz-Carlton Jacob Astor IV. It has survived  The Whitby Hotel numerous eras of downturns and renovations yet retained its aura

of opulence through them all. The Astor Court’s latest remodel has gone from bridal shower pinks to more sedate but equally elegant neutral grays and blacks, but the beautiful cloud-painted ceiling remains. Two tea service options are available from 3 to 5 p.m. daily: the classic Lady Astor’s Tea and the opulent Caroline’s Tea. Sandwiches and savories are served first, followed by the threetiered curate stand with scones and sweets. The quintessential New York afternoon tea is offered at the iconic Plaza Hotel, just across from Central Park. Three elegant tea services are available at the hotel’s famous Palm Court, which has been serving afternoon tea for over a century. The tea offerings include The New Yorker Tea; The Champagne Tea, which, in addition to bubbles, includes foie gras and lobster; and The Children’s Eloise Tea — named for the elusive and mischievous Eloise, a fictional resident of the hotel who is featured in a series of children’s books by Kay Thompson. Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches replace the savories, and cotton candy is included in the sweets course for the children’s tea. Afternoon tea is served every day from noon to 4:45 p.m. We would be remiss if we did not include The Russian Tea Room in this list. Synonymous with afternoon tea, it’s worth at least one trip in a lifetime just for its Eastern European grandeur, forest green walls, and red-leather banquettes, not to mention its formal tea service. Located at 150 West 57th Street next to Carnegie Hall, since its founding in 1927 by members of the Russian Imperial Ballet, the four-story building features continental dining, party venues, a not surprising extensive menu of fine vodka, and an elegant, though non-traditional, afternoon tea. The menu is set, but the options at the Russian Tea Room are varied, and each course is served separately. There are five tea services to choose from: the traditional Russian Tea Room afternoon tea; the Royal Afternoon Tea, which includes Champagne; the Vegetarian Afternoon Tea; the Gluten-Free Afternoon Tea; and the Children’s Tea, for those 12 and under.

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Students can pursue master’s degrees in art and the law and business of art at Christie’s Education, New York. The degree programs benefit from the art world expertise and resources available within and through Christie’s International auction house.

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here’s an art to choosing the right place to master your knowledge of the art world profession. As one of the major art centers globally, New York City continues to be a popular destination to study art. And where better to pursue a career in the art profession than at the world-renowned Christie’s International auction house, sellers of fine art, art objects and collections. Located in Rockefeller Center, adjacent to the auction house at 1230 Avenue of the Americas, Christie’s Education, New York, offers two master’s degrees — one in Modern and Contemporary Art and the Market, and the other in Art, Law and Business. Alumni have gone onto a variety of careers including curators, art historians, art dealers, auction house specialists, professional advisors and journalists. Some graduates have established their own consulting firms and galleries. Graduates say they especially love the class field trips to museums, artist studios and to Christie’s famous auction house. Christie’s Education is accredited by the New York State Board of Regents and the Commissioner of Education. “I never take for granted that I get to spend all day surrounded by beautiful art,” says Maeve Lawler, a master’s graduate from Christie’s Education and currently assistant to the director at Acquavella Galleries in New York City. Christie’s Education was founded in London in 1978, and it expanded to New York City in 1993. Christie’s Education, New York, programs focus on direct contact with original works of art, as well as contact with art world professionals. Students have had the opportunity to see notable works of art up close, including the Jeff Koons “Rabbit” stainless-steel sculpture, which sold for $91 million in May at Christie’s auction house. “New York is our classroom,” says Veronique Chagnon-Burke, PhD, academic director of Christie’s Education, New York. She adds that 84 percent of the 2017/18 class had a job within six months of graduating, and some graduates have gone on to fulltime jobs at Christie’s auction house. Both master’s programs run 15 months, starting in September with students graduating in December of the following year. The degrees prepare students, ranging in age from recent college graduates to 30

somethings to retirees, for careers in the commercial and not-for-profit sectors of the art world. Students also study the future of art, in areas including artificial intelligence, Dr. Chagnon-Burke says. Highlights of the two degrees are as follows: • M.A., Modern and Contemporary Art and the Market: Students learn to formally analyze works of art, understand the workings of an auction house, develop market research, understand art history and the market, and build networks, among many other related skills. Tuition is $66,743. • M.A., Art Law and Business: This curriculum focuses on how art, law and business influence the commercial art world. Students gain in-depth knowledge of art auctions, art fairs, etc., build art world networks, understand trends in contemporary art, and other skills. Tuition is $67,355. In both programs, students regularly tour the unique facilities at Christie’s and attend private lectures from Christie’s specialists, notes Noah Kupferman, program director of the Art, Law, and Business Master’s. “We put the right recipe together for students to get what they need educationally to join the art market,” Kupferman says. Both master’s feature a combination of lectures and classwork, guest presentations, workshops, field trips, domestic and overseas travel opportunities, an internship and thesis (capstone) project. There are 45 students enrolled in this year’s graduate programs. Alum Joey Quigley says he especially appreciated the sale previews at Christie’s auction house. He currently works for Christie’s, New York, as associate vice president, account manager, Estates, Appraisals and Valuations. “It was wonderful to get demystified, first-hand, access to remarkable art from some of the leading specialists in the field,” says Quigley about his time at Christie’s Education. Students can apply to Christie’s for tuition grants and scholarships. Christie’s Education, New York, also offers continuing education classes. More information about Christie’s Education can be found online at christies.edu. Christie’s presents about 350 auctions every year in areas including fine and decorative arts, jewelry, photography, collectibles, wine, etc.

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EXPLORE MONTCLAIR DiverseTown Is a Hub of Arts, Culture and Education WRITTEN BY JOSEPH RITACCO PHOTOGRAPHY BY NORTH JERSEY MEDIA GROUP, SETH LITROFF AND COURTESY OF VAN VLECK HOUSE & GARDENS

Opposite page: The Van Vleck House & Gardens is an architectural and botanical landmark in Montclair. The surrounding gardens are open to the public. At right: Centered around a pond with fountains, Edgemont Memorial Park is a 15.5-acre oasis in Montclair. It contains a senior center, ball fields and the township’s World War I memorial obelisk, which is located on an island.

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t didn’t take long for Merle Martin to realize there was something special about Montclair, the town she called home for 30 years. “During our first week, my husband and I went to a movie theater with our new neighbors,” recalls Martin, who serves as office manager of Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey (CIRE Northern NJ)’s new Montclair location, “and every other person who walked by knew my neighbors and said hello. I realized right away that you cannot go anywhere in Montclair without running into people you know. It’s not just a stop on the highway going from here to there — it has a real town feeling.” The close bond that exists between residents is noteworthy given the diversity of neighborhoods within Montclair’s borders. The town itself has

two zip codes, one for Montclair and one for Upper Montclair, with Watchung Avenue serving as a dividing line. “The town was established in the mid-1800s as a weekend getaway for industrialists,” says Martin. “There were big, beautiful homes on the mountain, with a train coming into town. Cobblers and other businesses set up shop, and other parts of town were established with smaller properties to serve the vacationers.” Today, the wide range of neighborhoods remains, including the Upper Montclair Village anchored by Montclair State University on the North End, the centrally-located Watchung Plaza, the mansions and stately historic homes of the Estates section, and downtown’s South End. “The South End is the best kept secret in Montclair,” says Martin. “The homes are small, but magnificent.”

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Perhaps Montclair’s most unifying feature is its magnet school system, which provides racial balance and education equity in the public schools. The Board of Education developed specialized programs in each school to supplement the core curriculum mandated by the state and works with parents to place their children in the schools best suited for their needs. “You don’t necessarily go to the school in your neighborhood,” says Martin. “Beginning in kindergarten, Montclair students will meet people of all different backgrounds.” Among Montclair’s magnet themes are science and technology, university studies, environmental studies, the arts and global studies. A thriving arts community has been a staple of Montclair since its founding. The annual Montclair Film Festival showcases new works from American and international filmmakers, and the refurbished Wellmont Theater hosts renowned musical acts. Montclair Art Museum dates back more than a century and maintains longstanding relationships with local artists. “Montclair’s diverse and active community

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has helped foster the lively arts and cultural scene throughout the town’s history,” says Lora Urbanelli, director, Montclair Art Museum. “Long before today’s arts patrons began moving to Montclair, the town had been known as an artists’ colony, attracting the likes of George Inness Sr., Jonathan Scott Hartley and William

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Couper. The museum holds each of these artists’ works in its permanent collection, including an entire gallery dedicated to Inness’ paintings.” The Montclair Art Museum welcomes 65,000 visitors annually and recently introduced its Art Truck, a colorful studio on wheels that visits schools, senior centers, parks and festivals, offering community members who cannot make it to the museum a chance to participate in art projects. A popular landing spot for commuters, Montclair has six train stations, and DeCamp and NJ Transit buses that transport residents to and from New York City. Montclair’s own business community is a continued area of emphasis for town leaders. Downtown neighborhoods are stocked with abundant dining options, as well as popular chain stores and boutiques for shoppers. Development activity along the busy Bloomfield Avenue corridor is ongoing, with several major projects underway. Chief among them, says Janice Talley, Montclair’s director of Planning and Community Development, is the MC Hotel located at the corner of Bloomfield Avenue and Orange Road, which will include 150 hotel rooms, 13,000 square feet of office and meeting space, and 3,000 square feet of restaurant space, including a rooftop bar. “The hotel is located adjacent to the recentlybuilt Valley and Bloom project, which includes 262 apartments, 30,000 square feet of office space and 30,000 square feet of retail space,” says Talley. “Both projects are served by the rebuilt Orange Road parking deck, containing 614 parking spaces.” Also under construction is the arts-oriented Seymour Street project, which includes construction of two buildings around a new 14,000-square-foot arts plaza, and The Vestry, a 46-unit building located near the Bay Street train station. Montclair’s diverse housing stock, popular downtown areas, commuter-friendly transportation, magnet school system and culturally-rich activities make it an ideal community for a Christie’s office location, according to Juan Rivera, CIRE Northern NJ’s regional vice president for Hudson and Essex counties. “Montclair is a trendy and chic town with a lot of history and fair share of famous residents,” says Rivera. “The town’s incredible architecture and landscape resonates with everything that defines Christie’s — art, beauty and provenance. We believe homeowners will benefit from our marketing approach and the way we tailor our marketing program to each property, telling its story in a unique way.”

LANDMARKS & HISTORIC SITES Historic sites and landmarks are in abundance in Montclair, a town rich in arts and cultural history. The following sites draw multitudes of residents and visitors:

MONTCLAIR ART MUSEUM Opened in 1914, Montclair Art Museum is esteemed for its holdings of American and Native American art, as well as its exhibitions, family and public programs and its art school. The museum welcomes more than 65,000 visitors annually. VAN VLECK HOUSE & GARDENS A non-profit community resource, Van Vleck House & Gardens displays a public botanical garden of mostly ericaceous plants that has been developed over several generations. The display of rhododendrons and azaleas shows numerous hybrids, several named after members of the Van Vleck family. The property had been in the hands of the Van Vleck family until 1993 when it was turned over to The Montclair Foundation. ISRAEL CRANE HOUSE A Federal Revival-style landmark, the Israel Crane House has had three lives — as the Crane family home, a YWCA for African-American women and girls, and a historic house museum. The Montclair History Center was founded in 1965 to save the Israel Crane House, which is used today to tell the stories of all the people who lived, worked and played in the house. MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY Building on a distinguished history dating back to 1908, Montclair State University is a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey. Its nine colleges and schools serve more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students with over 300 doctoral, masters and baccalaureate level programs. WELLMONT THEATER A former motion picture theater that counted Thomas Edison among its earliest visitors, the Wellmont Theater currently serves as a concert and events venue with a capacity of 2,600. A partnership with promoter Live Nation has helped to attract world-class talent in a variety of genres. The venue is available for meetings, graduations, awards ceremonies, television shows, benefits, fundraisers, concerts and fashion shows.

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Keeping time within the town center of Scarsdale, NY, is the Daniele Trissi clock. The local landmark elegantly stands among the Tudor-style shops, cafes and businesses that populate the busy trafďŹ c circle.

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VILLAGE OF SCARSDALE Newest Location of Christie’s International Real Estate WRITTEN BY BILL CARY PHOTO G RAPHY BY JAMES EMO LO AND CHRIS MARKSBURY

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ith its top-tier public schools, 30-minute commute to Manhattan by train and spirited community-mindedness, the picturesque Village of Scarsdale has long been a top draw for well-off families searching for the best of suburban Westchester County, NY. With an average household income of $417,335, Scarsdale recently clocked in at No. 2 nationwide, behind the Silicon Valley town of Atherton, California, in the Bloomberg Richest Places annual index. Parts of Scarsdale, especially the estates in the historic Murray Hill neighborhood, are simply gorgeous. Grand manors from the 1920s and ’30s sit majestically in the center of two- to four-acre landscaped lots with centuryold trees and rolling lawns. Many have pools, ponds, formal gardens and tennis courts, and nearly all have been impeccably renovated with the finest finishes and craftsmanship. And this picture-perfect suburban image and lifestyle is reflected in the cost of homes in the village. The 2018 median home sale price in Scarsdale was $1.5 million, Andy Emery and the average was $1.8 million. In Murray Hill, Scarsdale’s oldest neighborhood, the median sale price last year was $2.8 million, with an average of $3.44 million. To take advantage of this strong real estate market, Christie’s International Real Estate of Westchester/Hudson Valley recently opened an office at 72 Garth Road in Scarsdale. “This is our initial office in the Westchester marketplace and we wanted to position ourselves in the center of the county,” says Andy Emery, Christie’s regional vice president and broker of record for the Westchester office. “And the Christie’s brand makes sense there. “Being in Scarsdale allows us to focus not just on the luxury market, but on the entire marketplace, including west of Scarsdale,” Emery says.

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JUST THE FACTS POPULATION: 17,856 MEDIAN AGE: 43 MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME: $250,001 (the national median income is $60,336) HOMEOWNERSHIP RATE: 90.8 % (above the national average of 63.9 %) MEDIAN PROPERTY VALUE: $1.34 Million (6.15 times larger than the national average of $217,600) MEDIAN RENT: $3,087 per month BACHELOR’S DEGREE or HIGHER: 89% Metro-North’s Harlem Line serves the Village of Scarsdale, NY, transporting commuters to Manhattan’s Grand Central Station in 30 to 45 minutes.

Reflecting its rich history that dates to the Revolutionary War period, the village has a wide variety of housing stock, including Colonial farmhouses, Georgians, Victorians and Tudors and, more recently, Mediterraneans and contemporaries. Scarsdale also has a terrific almost small town sense of community, Mayor Marc Samwick says. Samwick and his wife, Cynthia, have lived in the village for 22 years, having put their three children through the school system “from kindergarten through the high school,” he says. “I’ve coached over 20 Little League teams — and that’s normal,” he says. “My wife was very involved with the PTA — she ran the carnival at our elementary school. “We’re very well known for our schools and our easy commute to the city, and we’re very family-oriented,” Samwick explains. “What people don’t know is how community minded we are. “There is a great spirit of volunteerism in our community,” the mayor says. “It permeates every aspect of the village. We have about 150 people serving on boards and councils, all

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volunteering their time.” Along with its attractive single-family houses, Scarsdale has a vibrant walkable downtown, with handsome Tudor buildings, galleries, gourmet food stores, flower shops, and book, clothing and toy stores. The village has a quite active Parks, Recreation, and Conservation Department, which manages a four-pool complex, 26 tennis courts, 10 neighborhood parks, five major playing fields and the Weinberg Nature Center. “We have tons of community activities, all kinds of activities going on all the time,” Samwick says. “We have concerts in the park on most Thursdays throughout the summer. We have a farmers market, we have an antique car show.” Emery, of Christie’s, looks forward to a strong future in Westchester. “In New Jersey, our company has grown from 11 agents to 400 agents in a short period of time,” he says. “We expect our business model to grow at the same clip in Westchester. “We felt it would be easier to reach all of Westchester, specifically southern Westchester, from Scarsdale than any other location in the county,” Emery says.

HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES: 98.4% CELEBRITY STATUS: Notable residents have included actress Judy Garland and daughter Liza Minelli, who attended Scarsdale H.S.; director/ actor Rob Reiner; 1930’s film star Al Jolson; NY Giants running back Frank Gifford; U.S. Secretary of State David Dean Rusk; and Vice President Daniel D. Tompkins, who was born in Scarsdale. HISTORY: The town was officially founded on March 7, 1788. During the American Revolution, the Continental and British armies clashed at what is now the junction of Garden Road and Mamaroneck Road. Author James Fenimore Cooper penned his most well-known work, The Spy, while living in Scarsdale. ANNUAL EVENTS: Annual fireworks display (early July) and the July 4th Carnival, both held at the Scarsdale Pool Complex; and the Scarsdale Concours d’Elegance (October), premiere auto show. Sources: Data USA, U.S. Census and Wikipedia

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ary Jane Tarabocchia is the broker/manager of the Ramsey Office of Christie’s International Real Estate, Northern New Jersey. She has been a Realtor since 2004, and in the last 15 years, has gained a wealth of real estate knowledge and expertise, which she now brings to her leadership position. Earlier in her career, Tarabocchia held a position with a local real estate board, where she received a certification in professional standards from both the National Association of Realtors and the New Jersey Realtors. Tarabocchia has been successful throughout her career, earning a Top 10 salesperson designation. Although she is happy to have attained her broker’s license, she is excited to continue in her role as office manager. She covers 30-40 agents, and is also responsible for recruiting new agents to the office. “Although I enjoy all aspects of the business, I found my niche managing offices and assisting agents. I love ensuring that everything goes smoothly for both the buyers and sellers in a transaction. And I feel very lucky to be working for Christie’s,” says Tarabocchia. “My favorite moment in the process is after I have gone out with buyers, we enter a home, and I see on their faces that THIS is the home; I know before they even realize it,” Tarabocchia remarks. The Ramsey office services all of Bergen County and, in particular, the communities of Ramsey, Montvale, Allendale, Woodcliff Lake, Saddle River, and Upper Saddle River.

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Ilija Pavlovic, president and CEO of the Christie’s International Real Estate, Northern North Jersey, Westchester and Hudson Valley, strategically placed offices so that everyone can experience Christie’s level of service. The Ramsey office can connect to other offices, i.e. the Hoboken office, which can assist both their sellers and buyers. “It is very positive for our clients. The regional marketing team is going to be working closely with the global Christie’s creative and marketing team. Additionally, there will be higher visibility; there are 70 million viewers on the global website,” notes Tarabocchia. While the name “Christie’s” is synonymous with luxury, “there is no price point; we cover condos to castles,” says Tarabocchia. “We are able to help everyone, and everyone gets the

Christie’s experience—the highest level of service and name recognition in the industry. We believe everyone deserves the Christie’s experience.” Tarabocchia has lived in Ho-Ho-Kus for 35 years with her husband and three children. Her oldest daughter is now married to another Realtor’s son. She is actively involved in the community, supporting several causes. While her children were growing up, she was a tireless volunteer on behalf of the school system. In particular, she answered every call for help from the high school theater department. Professionally, she offers a wealth of information and years of experience as a Realtor and resident in Bergen County, as well as having a thorough knowledge about the real estate market and the industry overall.

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arolann Clynes says she is thrilled to have been recently named to Christie’s Masters Circle, a newly launched program that recognizes its top 180 sales people in the world, but she admits to being a workaholic. “When you have a type A personality, it’s hard to relax and take time off,” she says. So, to schedule time away from work, which she acknowledges is important, Clynes commits to it. She and her husband plan a trip to Europe every year and once the airline tickets are bought, and the hotel is booked, she knows she’s committed and follows through. “It’s really the only way to get away,” she says. It’s the same strategy Clynes uses to pursue other activities away from the office. It’s why she accepted an appointment by the New Jersey State Senate to serve on the New Jersey Historic Trust when then-Governor James McGreevey nominated her in 2002. From 2006 to 2008, she served as chair of the Trust and was nominated to a second term by former Governor Jon Corzine and continued to serve for a total of 14 years. It was a cause near and dear to Clynes. “One of the loves of my life is historic preservation so my thought was, once I commit to it, I’ll see it through to the end,” she says. Other activities Clynes commits to include playing tennis, volunteering, and singing with a local musical group. She says she finds it all really satisfying. “It’s the commitment to things outside of work in life that keep me balanced and mentally healthy.” — RAJI RAJAN

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DAVID SANDERS David Sanders, associate An exceptional broker for Christie’s gardener, David Sanders is also International Real Estate accomplished at Westchester and Hudson working with highValley and director of profile real estate Luxury Marketing, says he clients. has always had a passion for creating art, whether it is music or gardens. An active member of Actors’ Equity Association, Sanders is a gifted singer and actor who has toured the country in numerous Broadway musicals, and graced the Great Stage at Radio City Music Hall and Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall. Thirty-five years ago, Sanders purchased a home in Snedens Landing, the unique artist community on the Hudson River in Palisades, NY. His arrival there coincided with the beginning of his career in real estate. At the time, he obtained his broker’s license and began listing and selling some of the most valuable real estate in Snedens Landing, the Nyacks, New City and other parts of Rockland County. He was able to quickly develop a regular real estate clientele by capitalizing on his membership and experience as an Actors Equity member, acquiring many stars of film, television and theater as clients. In 1995, Sanders founded Sanders Properties, Inc. as an up-market boutique real estate firm. The firm quickly established itself within the region and achieved the highest average sales prices for properties in Rockland and Orange counties, a trend which continued for several years. Sanders

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AVA KASCEL Ava Kascel admits she likes to hold onto things. This includes a previous 15-year career as a global logistics provider. But she has always had a passion for the real estate industry, and it motivated her to pursue that passion as a second career in the field. Kascel, who earned an MBA, believes, “Continuous learning is imperative to remain passionate, energetic and engaged.” A Realtor Associate in the Summit office of

Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey, she enjoys attending industry seminars and workshops to remain current on market trends. A native of Poland, Kascel enjoys traveling. “I’ve visited almost every country in Europe, and I’ve been to Asia and New Zealand.” She lives in Berkeley Heights with her husband and is hoping to persuade their adult son to pursue a career real estate, as well.

Pictured in Vancouver, Canada, Ava Kascel is as comfortable traveling to long-distance destinations as she is serving her clients close to home.

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in the area. “I’m open to everything and I don’t limit myself to one spot,” she says. “I always try to find what makes every town work and why people gravitate to certain areas.” She describes herself as a “people person,” eager to dine out and meet new people. Professionally, her outgoing nature helps her communication with clients. “I’m very personable and love working with people,” she says. “Every client has their own individual needs and we focus on those. I try to guide clients in dealing the right way.” A former schoolteacher, Gianatiempo is fluent in English, Italian and Spanish. At home, she looks forward to spending quality time with her two dogs, a miniature poodle and a Yorkie.

Born in Italy, Anna Gianatiempo of Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey’s Montclair office is always eager to visit her native country. She cherishes her time spent in Tuscany, a region in central Italy known for its landscapes, history and artistic legacy, and Le Marche, an eastern Italian region known for its villages, farmhouses and stunning beaches. “I love the country homes in Le Marche,” says Gianatiempo. “I always gravitate toward country homes and look for details in the homes.” She also loves the arts and describes herself as an “opera and theater buff.” Locally, she enjoys exploring the different communities and neighborhoods

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ELAINE BRENS Mia Stern and her daughter Dylan.

MIA STERN Mia Stern enjoys maintaining a large social circle, one that includes her husband, her 11-year-old daughter and their friends and family throughout the area. “We love having friends over,” says Stern, a resident of Franklin Lakes and Realtor Associate at Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey’s Mahwah office. “We’re very social, and love getting together with friends to eat, have cocktails and have all of our kids around.” Among her favorite places to visit is her family’s summer home in Monmouth Beach. “We’re always on the beach,” she says. You can also find her at concerts at Prudential Center in Newark and PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel. Another popular destination among family and friends is Lafayette Theater in Suffern, NY, an old-fashioned theater built in 1924. “It still has an organ and the same old theater seats,” says Stern. “It’s beautiful, and always so much for the kids.” Her daughter, in fact, has taken an interest in acting and singing, and recently completed an acting camp. Locally, Stern enjoys dining in Ridgewood, and visits Aldo’s of Wyckoff and Bici Restaurant of Ramsey on a regular basis. She also enjoys shopping at Olive 54 and Lily & Kate in Ramsey. “I’m familiar with all the towns in Bergen County, and know all the little shops and restaurants,” she says.

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her husband Elaine Brens is an early riser, often Fernando at starting her day before 5 a.m. Given her Parc Guell in busy work and social calendar, it’s no Barcelona, Spain, surprise she places such high value on earlier this year. making every minute count. Spending her time outside the office with loved ones is always a top priority. She recently celebrated her 10th wedding anniversary with her husband, and the couple made frequent trips to the Jersey Shore this past summer with their 8-year-old daughter Dahlia. “We’re beach bums,” says Brens. “We love spending time in Ocean Grove and Asbury Park, in particular.” She also supports the musical endeavors of her daughter, who recently completed a second year of playing piano. Brens currently works at Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey’s Montclair office, but previously worked at the company’s corporate office in Rockefeller Center. She enjoys traveling to New York City to visit Christie’s Auction House and catch up with former colleagues. It’s part of her commitment to keep her connections strong. “I enjoy spending a lot of time with friends,” she says. “I schedule one or two lunch dates every week with close friends.” Brens also has a passion for travel, with Spain atop her list of favorite countries to visit. She frequently visits her family in Colombia, as well as her husband’s family in the Dominican Republic, where she is actively involved in charitable efforts with her mother-in-law to help low-income communities. Locally, she enjoys the social scene in Montclair, and names Joyist, Sweet Kitchen and Cuban Pete’s among her favorite places to dine. An avid reader, motivational books are of interest to her.

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LAURIN STEIGER Laurin Steiger recently returned from a trip to Maine, where she celebrated her 30th wedding anniversary with her husband and their three grown children. The entire family, she said, loves the water, the lobster Laurin Steiger and going fishing. It was the celebrating with last excursion before their family members at upcoming big family wedding, a family wedding as Steiger’s daughter is getting last fall. married in September. Outside of Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey’s Ho-Ho-Kus office, you can often find Steiger exploring the contemporary art scene in New York City, where she regularly visits museums, studies, learns and takes classes. “As a real estate professional, studying contemporary art helps me to help my clients visualize their homes,” she says. Closer to home, she cooks, does Pilates workouts daily, is an avid reader and a frequent visitor to the Ramsey Farmers Market. She also enjoys hiking in the Ramapo Reservation and the Stone Barns in New York, which formerly belonged to the Rockefeller estate.

MARY BETH FAHEY AND MARIBETH GERMINARIO Mary Beth Fahey and Maribeth Germinario share more than the same first name, albeit alternate spellings. The friends and business partners in the Ridgewood West office share a Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey email address, too. “We began this partnership 10 years ago to allow each of us time for our families and to better meet the needs of clients,” explains Germinario. “We realized how well it worked and kept it up.” They assess their industry acumen as “two times the service, two times the knowledge, two times the Mary Beths!” The MBs also socialize together. Says Fahey, “We have a monthly game night with our friends, and we love restaurant weeks in the area.” The two recently completed a 5K to raise funds for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Germinario volunteers at several schools within the Ridgewood district. She is active with the Ridgewood Newcomers, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Ministry of Motherhood and the Junior Women’s Club of Ridgewood. She enjoys hiking, the beach, travelling and walking her dogs. Fahey completed a study abroad in Spain and lived and worked in Japan for a year after college. These experiences have fueled her desire to travel. On her itinerary this year is a trip to Ireland with her husband and two sons to visit family. Fahey gardens to clear her head and for exercise. She quips, “Ripping out overgrown ivy has been the best core workout I’ve had in a while.” She also enjoys hiking and camping, but not encounters with bears.

Mary Beth Fahey, left, and Maribeth Germinario, right, recently participated in the Women’s Distance Festival 5K. The event raised money for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

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Nargis and Scott Rifflard (above left), and Colleen Spence (above right), enjoy the special time they spend with their families.

Working in real estate is a full-time commitment, and then some, for Nargis A. Rifflard, Realtor associate and leader of a three-person team that includes her husband, Scott, and fellow Realtor Colleen Spence. However, Rifflard is quick to add that her career allows her the freedom to juggle all that comes with being a working mom. She and Scott like to spend their time away from the office at the Jersey Shore with their two children — Julia and Brandon. During the winter, she is a dance mom and accompanies her daughter, a competitive dancer who travels a lot. In addition, Rifflard takes her son, who was diagnosed with a form of Cerebral Palsy, to therapy after school to help strengthen his legs.

Spence also enjoys spending time with her husband, Balonde, and their three children — Terrence, Abigail and Benny. Since her children participate in school sports, Spence says the family spends most afternoons and weekends at various athletic events. Spence also is active in the community, serving as president of the women’s club and director of the residents’ association in the lake community where she lives. In fact, Spence says being active in the community helps her professionally in building trust and strong relationships with clients. And, since relationships are key in real estate, everything she does outside of work somehow ties right back into her profession. She wouldn’t have it any other way. The Rifflard Team operates out of the Franklin Lakes office of Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey.

DANIEL CANNIZZO Daniel Cannizzo describes his life as “a path that has had simultaneous runs.” The former pharmaceutical professional converted his father’s butcher shop into the Millburn eateries 40 Main Street and Café Main, which evolved into a catering business. Cannizzo has professionally performed opera and operetta. The tenor celebrated 50 years as a member of his church’s choir. Cannizzo prides himself on being a third-generation Millburn resident, which makes him a

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Daniel Cannizzo, left, enjoys a celebratory moment with family and friends, including Nick Bottero of Christie’s, left rear.

knowledgeable resource for the areas served by Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey’s Summit office. He believes his greatest accomplishment is creating the New Jersey Restaurant Educational Foundation, which was launched at Passaic County Technical Institute to develop a restaurant industry service, cooking and management program. “This grew over 17 years and now there are programs in 23 vocational technical schools,” says Cannizzo.

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Merle Martin, left, with HOMECorp Executive Director Melody Federico. Martin serves on the Board of Trustees of HOMECorp, a nonprofit that develops affordable housing options in Montclair.

MERLE MARTIN Away from the office, Merle Martin devotes much of her time giving back to her community. She currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for HOMECorp, a community-based non-profit organization formed by concerned residents and religious institutions to improve and develop permanent affordable housing in Montclair. “We try to build or purchase houses or apartments that will go on the market at an affordable housing price range,” says Martin. The organization’s mission is to preserve economic diversity and ignite community revitalization while fostering financial empowerment. Martin has also contributed her time and efforts to Rocking Horse Rehab at the Essex Equestrian Center, a pediatric rehabilitation and family wellness center that enhances the quality of life of individuals with disabilities and their families. For the past 20 summers, she has traveled to the Sierra Nevada in California on hiking trips. Locally, she also enjoys hiking in Mills Reservation and Eagle Rock Reservation, both in Essex County. A devoted pet owner, her dog often accompanies her on her travels. They make frequent visits to local dog parks, and Martin meets with a group of friends and fellow dog owners every Sunday for breakfast while the dogs frolic. A Broker Manager at Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey’s Montclair office, Martin cites Raymond’s in Montclair and Brookdale Park among her favorite places to visit. She especially enjoys spending quality time with her daughter, who lives and works as an assistant district attorney in New York City.

MAUREEN MOLÉ

Entertaining at home is a passion for Maureen Molé. So much so, she authored The Book of Entertaining at Home, which was published by Simon and Shuster. She also works her love of entertaining into her career as a Realtor associate, staying in touch with many of her clients, entertaining them at home, meeting them at restaurants and organizing restaurant crawls. Molé’s book-writing skills also led to stints as a food feature writer and a restaurant critic for local publications. “A highlight was interviewing three Michelin-rated chefs in France,” Molé notes. Further on the home front, Molé is proud of her daughters — an attorney, a professor and an interior designer — and six grandchildren under the age of six, with whom Molé recently visited Italy. The Mahwah resident serves as a Eucharistic minister at Church of the Presentation and participates in a monthly discussion group. Molé’s goal is to resume volunteering to prepare meals for the homeless. Molé is associated with the Ridgewood West office of Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey.

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Melanie Campbell thrills audiences at concerts, local schools and even a few open houses with her professionally trained mezzo-soprano singing voice.

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Melinda Giffen Frater completed real estate school as a 17-year-old high school senior. “I was too young to take the licensing exam,” she recalls. She spent 20 years in the freight industry, obtained a real estate license in 2012 and became a full-time Realtor in 2015. Located in the Summit office of Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey, Giffen Frater is motivated by her desire to help people. “My goal is to make a situation work, whether it’s finding the right house or the right mortgage company.” This passion to help guides her personal life, as well. Giffen Frater is a Court Appointed Special Advocate in Union County, advocating for children who are in the New Jersey’s foster care system. She also volunteers for Special Times for Special Minds, a camp program that provides respite to parents of special needs children.

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To her co-workers and clients, Melanie Campbell is a real estate professional based out of Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey’s Hoboken office. But to avid music and opera enthusiasts, she is an accomplished mezzo-soprano who has established herself as a classical artist of depth, vocal power and stage presence. She received a bachelor of arts in music from George Mason University and a masters of music in vocal performance from the New England Conservatory of Music. She also lived in Germany for five years, receiving a diploma at the Franz Liszt school of music in Weimar, Germany. She has graced stages near and far with her vocal talents, including recent performances with the Virginia opera and the West Point Military Academy. After singing in a musical theater concert with Bravo Opera Alliance, Campbell has decided to venture into musical theater in September. Singing is part of her real estate career, as well. She has a motto of “singable properties,” presenting properties that have the things clients need to make them sing, and she has been known to sing at open houses. Raised in a family of accomplished athletes, she was an all-state shotputter in New Jersey and maintains a commitment to physical fitness. Among her favorite places to visit for music and leisure are Israel and Norway. Locally, she enjoys dining options in Hoboken and Montclair. “I’m just a people person,” she says, “and blessed to do what I love.”

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COMPANY EVENTS 2019

CHRISTIE’S INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE NORTHERN NEW JERSEY AND WESTCHESTER HUDSON VALLEY RECEIVES CHRISTIE’S AFFILIATE OF THE YEAR AWARD

With the exquisite Palace of Versailles’ Gallery of Great Battles, a venue not open to the general public as its backdrop, Christie’s International Real Estate (CIRE) distributed its annual Affiliate of the Year awards for 2018 as part of its 2019 Annual Global Conference, held on April 3 and 4 in Paris, France. Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey and Westchester Hudson Valley were awarded as Overall Winners of CIRE’s Affiliate of the Year honor. This is the second Affiliate of the Year award for Christie’s Northern New Jersey, which was also named a winner in 2017.

SUMMIT GRAND OPENING

Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey recently announced the opening of its brokerage office in Summit, NJ. The new office, CIRENNJ’s first in Union County, brings the brokerage’s high levels of customer service and the power of Christie’s to this upscale suburban city and local environs. The office — located at 47 Maple Street, near the Summit Train Station and the Village Green — is now open and available to serve the public. Team members include (L-R): Melanie Capello, Robert Gavura, Aryana Oveissi, Bill Hamm, Dwayne Durham, Antonio Henriques, Ilija Pavlovic, Sonja Cullaro, Darlene Bandazian, Gary Schneider, Mayor Nora Radest, Kathy Coumou, and Cara Batelli.

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NETWORKING & TRAINING

Christie’s Northern New Jersey and Westchester Hudson Valley welcomed Sue Nickason, vice president of Real Estate Marketing for Provenance Properties in the Cayman Islands, to our offices for an exclusive training for the agents. Team members include (L-R): Joel Flores, Anna Gianatiempo, Melanie Campbell, Irene Cuffe, Carmela Greco, Secil Cetinler, Norma Jimenez, Juan Rivera, Ava Kascel, Sonja Cullaro, Sue Nickason, Chris Pillari, Daniela De Bari, Brian Riolo, Trip Patterson, Elaine Brens, Amy Pretto, Chris Vitiello, Aryana Oveissi, and Antonio Henriques.

SPRING AGENT PANEL

VOLUNTEERING AT ST. ANN’S FESTIVAL

Christie’s Northern New Jersey Hoboken Agents volunteered at the 109th Annual St. Ann’s Festival in Hoboken in July to benefit. St. Ann’s Church. Team members include (L-R): Angel Quinones, Chris Vitiello, Johanna Corona, Diane Prahm, Juan Rivera, Trip Patterson, Bryan Struk, Karen De Jesus, Carmela Greco, Brian Riolo, Cara Batelli, Joel Flores, Melanie Capello, Medina Causi, and Annemarie Sexton.

Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey and Westchester Hudson Valley held its Spring Real Estate Forum, welcoming more than 100 real estate agents. The panel of agent experts included Carolann Clynes (Summit), Kristin Gildea-Fox (Ridgewood-East), Chris Pillari (Hoboken), Grace Ziarko (Franklin Lakes), Priscilla Reynolds (Ridgewood-West), and Jacqueline Morales (Mahwah/New City). Moderating the panel was Jim McQueeny, noted journalist, broadcaster, and the chairman of Winning Strategies Public Relations, a communications firm based in Newark. During the 90-minute forum, agents in attendance were offered a wealth of knowledge ranging from sales philosophy and cutting-edge marketing inherent to the Christie’s brand to tips on becoming a leading real estate sales professional.

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DARLINGTON SPA DAY

Christie’s Northern New Jersey hosted a spa day at Darlington Mansion, located in Mahwah, for eight of the New York City area’s most influential tastemakers. The day began with breakfast and property tours, after which the guests enjoyed spa treatments and products provided by Natura Bissé, followed by lunch. The event was widely promoted across Instagram, reaching an audience of nearly 680,000.

CHRISTIE’S DAVID GILMOUR GUITAR DISPLAY

The Christie’s team visited Christie’s Auction House in June to participate in a monthly tour and marketing training on site at Rockefeller Center. On display was the David Gilmour Collection, the largest and most comprehensive sale of guitars ever offered at auction, which sold for $21,490,750 at Christie’s in New York. Team members include (L-R): Maddie Blood, Cara Batelli, Elaine Brens, Anna Gianatiempo, Inna Ovcharenko, and Melanie Campbell.

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RAMAPO PRESERVE ESTATE MAHWAH PRICE UPON REQUEST

Work of art situated on 4 acres. Spectacular views of the Ramapo Mountains and located near Manhattan. Breathtaking woodwork and design throughout. Botanical garden landscaping. Detail and craftsmanship in every square inch of this extraordinary home. MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

PALATIAL STONE MANOR ALPINE $12,888,888

Located on a cul-desac in one of the most sought-after zip codes in the US. 7 bedrooms, 9 full and 4 half baths designed with entertaining in mind. Butler’s pantry and great room with wine bar. Elevator and large outdoor entertainment area. MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

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EUROPEAN PALACE FRANKLIN LAKES $9,999,000

This opulent residence offers luxurious living exquisitely designed and executed to perfection. 7 bedroom suites, 9 full baths, 4 half baths, grand foyer with dual bridal staircases, theater, wine room, gym, pool, tennis court, fruit orchards and gardens on 2.5 manicured acres. FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

FRENCHINSPIRED CHATEAU MAHWAH PRICE UPON REQUEST

Prominently positioned atop the crest of Rio Vista community, custom built with endless details. Wine cellar, sauna, custom designed pool, 3 full kitchens, and a state-of-the-art home theater. MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

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LUXURIOUS LIVING SADDLE RIVER $6,750,000

Over 10,000 sqft. of luxurious living space exquisitely designed to perfection four years ago. This magnificent mansion with gated entry is set on just under 3 acres and features 8 en-suite bedrooms, indoor basketball court, soccer field, golf simulator, movie theater and recording studio. RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

STUNNING RENOVATED HOME FRANKLIN LAKES $3,599,000

A tranquil and private setting. Custom kitchen with breakfast room. High ceilings, custom mill work. Two lane bowling alley. Two horse barn with pasture and exercise ring. Infinity edge pool and spa. FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

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TIMELESS HO-HO-KUS $3,450,000

Classic circa 1910 Georgian Colonial has all the elegance and charm, a true country manor, 6 bedrooms, 4 car garage, inground pool, patio, pergola & covered porch on two acres. RIDGEWOOD EAST OFFICE 201.445.8880

ESTATE ON 4+ STUNNING ACRES RIDGEWOOD $2,950,000

Large estate features an island with gazebo, rambling brook and lush lawns. Renovated extensively, 6 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, spacious Salerno kitchen with breakfast nook. RIDGEWOOD EAST OFFICE 201.445.8880

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LUXURY FARM STYLE COLONIAL MAHWAH $2,700,000

Luxury meets nature. Exquisite architectural construction professionally decorated and designed with highend amenities. Plenty of room for horses and other outdoor adventures. MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

SPECTACULAR CUSTOM BRICK MANOR FRANKLIN LAKES $2,695,000

Built by prestigious local builder featuring prime culde-sac location. Outstanding architectural details, custom cabinetry, hardwood & granite flooring throughout, four-car garage, natural gas generator, koi pond and more. FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

A JEWEL OF A HOME UPPER SADDLE RIVER $2,499,000

Masterful design with every detail quality crafted. 5 grand bedrooms, including 3 junior suites. Finished basement, wet bar, home theater and wine cellar. HOBOKEN OFFICE 201.962.9551

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ENTERTAINER’S DREAM RIDGEWOOD $2,495,000

Beautiful newly renovated 5 bedroom, 6.5 bath resort-style colonial with pool and cabana located on private .75 acre property close to NYC train/bus. Gorgeous gourmet chef’s kitchen, quartz center island. HO-HO-KUS OFFICE 201.447.6100

PURE LUXURY FRANKLIN LAKES $2,475,000

Stunning country manor designed and built by renowned builder. Boasting 6 bedrooms and 6 full baths, plus 2 half baths. Gunite pool and bluestone patio with ultimate privacy. FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

FULL BRICK CENTER HALL COLONIAL FRANKLIN LAKES $2,395,000

Grand and elegant, situated on almost two wooded acres, on a tranquil lake. There is a separate suite, complete with private entrance, kitchen, living room, bedroom and full bath. FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

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PARK/COUNTRY CLUB SETTING HO-HO-KUS $2,395,000

Attention builders and developers. Wonderful opportunity to build a spectacular home. Private paradise, Dutch Colonial, inviting updated inground pool, clay tennis court, also a restored barn. HO-HO-KUS OFFICE 201.447.6100

CLASSIC ELEGANCE MAHWAH $2,395,000

Welcome home to this stunning center hall colonial located in Rio Vista Estates. Beautiful architectural detail throughout. Magnificent outdoor oasis with custom swimming pool and landscaping. MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

RIDGEWOOD ELEGANCE RIDGEWOOD $2,390,000

This Georgian center hall colonial is wonderful for entertaining on a grand scale, yet ideal for comfortable family living. Banquet-sized dining room, luxurious master suite and Gunite pool and spa. RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

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TRANQUIL MOUNTAINSIDE RETREAT SADDLE RIVER $2,249,000

Dramatic home designed for elegant entertaining. Brazilian cherry floors, media room, formal living room with fireplace overlooking the Saddle River Valley. 6 bedrooms, 5 full baths. HOBOKEN OFFICE 201.962.9551

MAGNIFICENT CUSTOM COLONIAL FRANKLIN LAKES $2,150,000

Custom built 6 bedroom, 7 bath home. Peter Salerno kitchen. Exquisite moldings and millwork throughout. Indoor salt-water pool. Climate controlled wine room, pub room with bar, theater and game room. State of the art smart home. FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

MODERN LUXURY MEETS CLASSIC ELEGANCE FRANKLIN LAKES $1,999,000

Captivating curb appeal is accented by stunning millwork and details where natural light floods the home on every level. 6 bedrooms, 5 full, 1 half bath colonial. FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

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STYLISH AND UPDATED RIDGEWOOD $1,999,000

Classic 1939 English colonial reminiscent of “Stratford on Avon”. Nestled on ¾ acre of manicured private grounds, featuring open floor plan layout. RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

CAPTIVATING ESTATE HO-HO-KUS $1,999,000

Elegant colonial has 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 3 half baths, walk-out lower level with media and game areas. RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

CLASSIC TUDOR RIDGEWOOD $1,998,000

Office Exclusive. 6 bedrooms, 4 full 2 half baths, bluestone patios, mature landscaping, 3 fireplaces, gourmet kitchen, breakfast room. RIDGEWOOD EAST OFFICE 201.445.8880

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CLASSICAL REFINEMENT

PRIME CHESTNUT RIDGE LOCATION

MAHWAH $1,949,000

SADDLE RIVER $1,800,000

Spacious 7,000 sqft. home features mahogany doors opening to a grand 2-story foyer, detailed moldings, wine cellar, highest end appliances and 10-seat movie theater.

French Provincial inspired estate set on 2 acres offers 6 bedrooms, 6.5 baths. Elegant paneled library with coffered ceiling and fireplace, sunfilled great room with fireplace.

RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

LUXURY AND LOCATION

CLASSIC CUSTOM CONTEMPORARY

MAHWAH $1,799,000

SADDLE RIVER $1,750,000

5 bedroom colonial on 2 acres in Rio Vista Estates with spectacular mountain views. Grand entry, great room with fireplace and entrance to porch overlooking the grounds, chef’s kitchen with butler’s pantry, all en-suite bedrooms.

The most desirable location in the prestigious town of Saddle River. Designed by the renowned architect Eleanore Petterson, a colleague of Frank Lloyd Wright. Surrounded by professional landscaping.

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

SWISS CHATEAU

TIMELESS ELEGANCE AND GRANDEUR

RIDGEWOOD $1,738,888

FRANKLIN LAKES $1,649,000

Nestled on 1.2 acres of lush private grounds, this Swiss Chateau-inspired manor by Carl Kemm Loven, ‘Designer of Dreams,’ is the perfect setting for a lifetime of memories. Fine craftsmanship includes grand foyer, 3 stunning fireplaces, exposed beams, porcelain & ceramic tiling.

Brick center hall colonial nestled on oversized level property in prestigious High Woods Gate. Wonderful floor plan, perfect for entertainment and everyday life.

RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

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SCULPTED MOUNTAIN VIEW

STATELY COLONIAL

FRANKLIN LAKES $1,599,000

RIDGEWOOD $1,595,000

Magnificent 6 bedroom, 5 full and 2 half bath captivating colonial with beautiful stone and woodwork throughout. High ceilings, lots of windows, master bedroom with fireplace.

Oversized kitchen, coffered ceilings, expansive dining room with fireplace, spa-like master suite, slate floors, Gunite pool.

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

SOUTHERN CHARM

STATELY COLONIAL

RIDGEWOOD $1,549,000

MAHWAH $1,499,999

This 5,200 sqft. home perfectly balances luxury family living and entertaining. Many architectural details, four-way fireplace, family room with loft and spacious outdoor living space.

This beautiful home is located at the edge of the Ramapo Mountains offering complete privacy at the end of the street. Custom built colonial with luxury living at its best.

RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

BEAUTIFUL AND GRACIOUSLY APPOINTED RANCH

JERSEY CITY $1,499,000

FRANKLIN LAKES $1,478,000

Now is the time to pick your custom colors and your dream home awaits, in the heart of booming Jersey City Heights. Amazing 2 family home has 2 units with a private roof deck and backyard.

On one acre of pristine and professionally landscaped property in the best of locations. A short distance to the town center with shopping and Indian Trail Club with recreation.

HOBOKEN OFFICE 201.962.9551

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

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STONE FRONT COLONIAL

NEW CONSTRUCTION

RIDGEWOOD $1,475,000

ALLENDALE $1,400,000-$1,325,000

Tudor colonial with 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, entry foyer, living room with fireplace, screened porch, modern eat-in kitchen with breakfast nook, finished basement.

Country-style center hall colonial, hardy plank and stone exterior. Gourmet kitchen, great room with fireplace, hardwood floors and a luxurious master bedroom.

HO-HO-KUS OFFICE 201.447.6100

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

COMPLETELY RENOVATED 2 FAMILY

THE HOUSE WITH CHARACTER

JERSEY CITY $1,399,999

MAHWAH $1,399,000

Corner lot, duplex-styled units. Unit 1-3 bedrooms, 3 baths, Unit 2-2 bedrooms, 2 baths, individual utilities, laundry and driveway parking.

HOBOKEN OFFICE 201-962-9551

Custom-built manor set in prestigious Rio Vista Estates. 4 bedroom, 2 full, 2 half bath home, situated on an acre on private cul-de-sac. Paver driveway leads to 3 car garage.

PRIVATE SETTING

NEWLY RENOVATED

MAHWAH $1,399,000

WYCKOFF $1,395,000

5 bedroom, 4.5 bath Rio Vista Estate home set on 1 acre with surrounding parkland. Great room with fireplace, custom library, chef’s kitchen, walkout finished lower level, inground pool, koi pond & gazebo.

5 bedroom, 3.5 bath center hall colonial. Spacious luxury home with large yard. Elegantly appointed interior. Gorgeous hardwood floors throughout.

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

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CUSTOM FARDALE COLONIAL

RICHLY APPOINTED COLONIAL

MAHWAH $1,349,000

WYCKOFF $1,390,000 A commuter’s dream. Beautifully manicured 1.59 acre property, this 4,912 sqft. home features 4-5 bedrooms, 2-story entry with spiral staircase, family room with fireplace.

HO-HO-KUS OFFICE 201.447.6100

CUSTOM COLONIAL IN RIO VISTA

ALLENDALE $1,350,000

MAHWAH $1,349,000

Office exclusive. Gracefully elegant. Magnificent details. Traditional center hall colonial on quiet cul-de- sac location. 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms with gourmet kitchen and breakfast area.

Set high on top the hill on a private acre in desirable Rio Vista. Phenomenal panoramic views of the Ramapo Mountains.

EXQUISITELY DETAILED

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

COUNTRY CLUB LIVING

HO-HO-KUS $1,300,000

RAMSEY $1,299,900

4 bedroom, 3.5 bath ranch has been completely transformed. The kitchen is a cook’s dream with a large island, pantry and Viking dual 6 burner range, bluestone patio, custom millwork.

Hampton-style open floor plan offers beautiful architectural and dramatic design. First floor features 2-story entry, large dining room, state of the art kitchen overlooking great room.

HO-HO-KUS OFFICE 201.447.6100

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

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ALLENDALE EXCLUSIVE

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5 bedroom, 5.5 bath with floor plan ideal for elaborate or casual entertaining. Chef’s kitchen, great room with soaring ceiling and Palladium floor to ceiling windows.

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CLASSIC ELEGANCE

MID-CENTURY MODERN

MAHWAH $1,299,000

RIDGEWOOD $1,299,000

Magnificent architectural detailing in this 5 bedroom colonial in Rio Vista Estates. Acre setting in a cul-de-sac location. Upscale renovated kitchen, 3 fireplaces and grand great room.

Impressive brick colonial designed by an apprentice of architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Large glass windows, open spaces, giant-sized doors and high angled ceilings lead to the beautiful backyard pool area.

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

RUSTIC CHARM

LUXURY AND PRIVACY

RIDGEWOOD $1,299,000

MONTVALE $1,290,000

Perfect blend of a warm and inviting home with modern amenities. Great room with oversized exposed beams and stone fireplace, gourmet kitchen, generous bedrooms.

RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

This 5,000 sqft. townhouse is among only 20 prestigious designs built by the same architect and builder of Saddle River Grand. This end unit is situated on a premium lot offering luxury and privacy, 3 levels, ¾ bedrooms & 4.5 baths.

LUXURY TOWNHOME

IMPECCABLY DESIGNED

MONTVALE $1,290,000

UPPER SADDLE RIVER $1,279,000

Set on a private cul-de-sac, facing lush woods, this 5,144 sqft. award winning home is truly one of a kind. The home lives like a grand center hall colonial and is filled with upgraded features.

Office exclusive. 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath home perfect for entertaining featuring eat-in kitchen, spacious family room with gas fireplace. Stunning backyard with Gunite pool and beautiful plantings.

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

RIDGEWOOD EAST OFFICE 201.445.8880

RIDGEWOOD EAST OFFICE 201.445.8880

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PRIME LOCATION

PERFECT SETTING

SADDLE RIVER $1,275,000

MAHWAH $1,250,000

Stately 6 bedroom, 4 full, 2 half bath colonial, prime location in the Chestnut Ridge section offers a secluded level 2 acre lot.

Private acre setting in Rio Vista Estates with mountain views. 5 bedroom colonial with great room with fireplace, chef’s kitchen, finished walk-out lower level, inground pool, outdoor kitchen, and 3 car garage.

HO-HO-KUS OFFICE 201.447.6100

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

LUXURY LIFESTYLE ON THE WATERFRONT

NEW CONSTRUCTION TO BE BUILT

WEEHAWKEN $1,229,000

OAKLAND $1,239,000

Enjoy a luxury lifestyle on the Weehawken Waterfront at Avora. Beautiful 1,349 sqft. high floor 2 bedroom, 2 bath home. Terrace with a spectacular direct view of Manhattan.

New construction, to be built. 3.3 acres, in one of the most prestigious locations in Oakland. Five new homes on cul-de-sac. Exceptional property surrounded by impressive homes.

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

LUXURIOUS NEW CONSTRUCTION

WATERFRONT RETREAT

PARAMUS $1,195,000

A hidden treasure. Enjoy the serenity and spectacular views of the mountains and frontage on the Ramapo River. Hiking, biking, fishing and canoeing in your own backyard.

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

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MAHWAH $1,150,000

Center hall colonial nestled in a highly desirable section of Paramus. Every detail carefully measured for your convenience. Natural stone facade with Anderson French doors overlooking the side yard.

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PLACE TO CALL HOME

MAJESTIC CENTER HALL COLONIAL

UPPER MONTCLAIR $1,150,000

HAWORTH $1,129,000

Classic center hall colonial on deep lot in the Estate Section will meet all your living and entertaining needs. 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, spacious light-filled rooms, and fireplaces.

Prime location on a cul-de-sac. Elegance and sophistication are shown throughout the home.

UPPER MONTCLAIR OFFICE 973.509.4649

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COMMUTER’S DREAM

BOOMING JERSEY CITY HEIGHTS

RIDGEWOOD $1,125,000

JERSEY CITY $1,100,000

Short distance to the train, both bus lines, and downtown Ridgewood. 5 generous bedrooms, walk-in closets, newer kitchen and baths.

Massive 2 family home, each unit features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, with 3 spacious outdoor balconies. Separate entrances.

RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

HOBOKEN OFFICE 201.962.9551

CUSTOM DUTCH COLONIAL

SPECTACULAR COLONIAL

WYCKOFF $1,095,000

GLEN ROCK $1,050,000

One of a kind, sunny and bright. Situated at the end of a cul-de-sac in one of the most desirable neighborhoods. Beautiful open floor plan.

Gorgeous colonial with wraparound porch, boasting 5 bedrooms and 4.5 baths and 9-foot ceilings on first floor. Elegant and modern with attention to detail throughout.

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

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WARM AND INVITING

SPECTACULAR ONE-OF-A KIND TOWNHOME

MAHWAH $1,050,000

HO-HO-KUS $999,950

Meticulously maintained, set on 1 acre in Rio Vista Estates, this home offers a great room with fireplace, first floor master suite, 4 large bedrooms, finished lower level with kitchen.

Private location overlooking wildlife preserve. Numerous built-ins throughout, four floors of finished living space with an elevator, 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths.

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

HO-HO-KUS OFFICE 201.447.6100

TRADITIONAL CENTER HALL COLONIAL

GRACIOUS SOUTHERN COLONIAL

ALLENDALE $985,000

HO-HO-KUS $974,000

Situated on over ¾ of an acre, this 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath features natural light, 2-story entry foyer, formal dining room, and formal living room. Great indoor & outdoor living space.

Set high on a knoll with over 4,200 sqft. on 1.25 acres. Well maintained, immaculate and move-in condition, features a marble entrance foyer, spacious living room, 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths.

RAMSEY OFFICE 201.345.6601

HO-HO-KUS OFFICE 201.447.6100

LAKE LIVING

CLASSIC RIDGEWOOD COLONIAL

FRANKLIN LAKES $965,000

Classic colonial located in sought after Willard School section. Radiant heat in custom kitchen. Master bedroom with 10 foot ceilings, spa en-suite bathroom with radiant heat.

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

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RIDGEWOOD $949,000

Wonderful Shadow Lake location with clubhouse, fishing, swimming, kayaking at your disposal. Beautifully decorated colonial with lots of woodwork, wood floors and windows with views of the lake.

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BEAUTIFUL COUNTRYSIDE LOCATION

QUINTESSENTIAL COLONIAL

BERKELEY HEIGHTS $935,000

WYCKOFF $925,000

Graceful 5 bedroom colonial totally transformed by expansions. Beautiful level backyard on almost 7/10 of an acre with large elegant patio with firepit.

Charms of yesterday with updates of today. 3 bedroom, 2 ½ bath home on over an acre of property with beautiful pink dogwood trees, on one of the town’s most desirable streets.

SUMMIT OFFICE 908.516.4790

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

SENSATIONAL BRICK COLONIAL

CRAFTSMAN-STYLE ESTATE

MAHWAH $899,000

WEST MILFORD $899,000

Custom designed and built with elegant styling. Intricate millwork and magnificent architectural windows affording delightful natural light throughout the house.

Nestled in the prestigious Rockburn Estates, this 6,700 sqft. manor on 7.5 acres of private grounds has two master suites – one with its own private veranda – 3 fireplaces, and custom woodwork throughout.

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

TOP OF THE LINE

CONTEMPORARY CHALET

RIDGEWOOD $899,000

MAHWAH $898,000

Custom split-level features updated kitchen with commercial Blue Star stove, breakfast bar with dinette/sunroom. Family room features cathedral ceiling, hardwood floors and deck overlooking private rear yard.

Custom-style Chalet surrounded by mountains and rivers where you can hike, bike, fish and canoe in your own backyard. Accommodates a walkout lower level for extended living.

RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

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MAGNIFICENT COLONIAL

EXPANSIVE AND BRIGHT

WYCKOFF $895,000

PARAMUS $875,000

5 bedrooms, 4 baths situated on just under an acre, with circular driveway and tranquil park-like gardens. Featuring two master bedroom en-suites. Large modern kitchen opening to private deck.

This 4,200 sqft. custom built home zoned for professional use has a great flow and is perfect for an extended family. Oversized rooms, multiple bedrooms, lower level with summer kitchen and sauna.

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

WASHINGTON COMMONS STUDIO LOFT

MODERN CHIC DESIGN

JERSEY CITY $869,000

PARK RIDGE $865,000

Modern open concept loft with 1,364 sqft. flexible floorplan. Soaring 12 foot ceilings. Unit can be converted into 1 or 2 bedrooms. Newly renovated kitchen, breakfast bar and oversized windows throughout.

Newer construction. 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath custom colonial features open floor plan, hardwood floors, custom kitchen with views of stone patio and private property, ideal for entertaining.

HOBOKEN OFFICE 201.962.9551

RAMSEY OFFICE 201.345.6601

CLASSIC TOWNHOME

RARE OFFERING

Over 3,400 sqft. townhome offers formal dining room, living room with built-ins and fireplace, sun-filled kitchen with breakfast area, powder room. Extra features include pool, tennis, elevator and generator plus 2 car garage.

The grand ‘Myers-Masker House,’ built in 1795, where old world character blends modern updates for gracious family living. This historic registered gem features light-filled rooms with high ceilings, large windows and wide plank floors.

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

WYCKOFF $860,000

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MIDLAND PARK $850,000

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IMMACULATE COLONIAL

MODERN STUDIO LOFT

Your dream home awaits you. 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths. Corner lot with open living room, dining room, modern eat-in kitchen and cozy family room.

Modern open concept loft with 1,200 sqft. flexible floorplan. Soaring 12 foot ceilings. Unit can be converted into 1 or 2 bedrooms. Newly renovated kitchen, breakfast bar and oversized windows throughout.

HOBOKEN OFFICE 201.962.9551

HOBOKEN OFFICE 201.962.9551

STATELY COLONIAL

LUXURY LIVING

Luxury living in this 4 bedroom home located in Darlington Village in Rio Vista Estates. Formal marble entry, great room with fireplace, first floor master suite, finished basement, elevator to all 3 levels and 3 car garage.

Meticulously maintained, center hall colonial features high ceilings and hardwood floors throughout. Open floor plan includes 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and eat-in kitchen.

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

RAMSEY OFFICE 201.345.6601

ORIGINAL CHARM AND DETAILS

SPACIOUS RANCH

Offers 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, open concept gourmet kitchen and family room. Spectacular kitchen with hand-milled custom cherry cabinets, hardwood flooring, crown moldings, master bedroom en-suite.

Welcome home to the best of the one floor living. With 4,100 sqft., this home features an oversized family room with fireplace, French doors, vaulted ceilings and exposed beams.

RIDGEWOOD EAST OFFICE 201.445.8880

RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

JERSEY CITY $849,000

FAIR LAWN $850,000

MAHWAH $849,000

WOODCLIFF LAKE $849,000

HAWTHORNE $838,800

MAHWAH $835,000

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RENOVATED COLONIAL

SUN-FILLED RANCH ALLENDALE $825,000

Open floor plan concept, 3 bedroom, 2 bath home sits on over ¾ of an acre. Pool, cabana and oversized deck. Updated kitchen with breakfast area. 2 car attached garage. San Jacinto Estates.

RAMSEY OFFICE 201.345.6601

SUMMIT $820,000 This home’s age does not reveal how expansions and renovations have transformed & modernized this 4 bedroom colonial. Major addition includes family room, master bedroom with fireplace and master bath.

SUMMIT OFFICE 908.516.4790

BOOMING JERSEY CITY HEIGHTS

HISTORIC PROPERTY

JERSEY CITY $799,000

SADDLE RIVER $799,000

New construction. Amazing 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath open living space with 11 foot ceilings, oversized windows drenched with natural light. Family room, wet bar and private backyard.

Beautifully preserved Queen Anne style home.

RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

HOBOKEN OFFICE 201.962.9551

RECREATED CONTEMPORARY

NEWLY RENOVATED AND UPDATED

RAMSEY $799,000

Ranch-style home set on private cul-de-sac with 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and sitting on approximately one acre of land.

RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

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PARK RIDGE $795,000

Beautiful, expanded 4 bed, 3 bath bi-level (approx. 3,000 sqft.) with large fenced in backyard.

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REMODELED, REBUILT, REDESIGNED

MAGNIFICENT VIEWS OF NYC SKYLINE

MOUNTAIN LAKES $790,000

WEEHAWKEN $779,000

This lake community home is both elegant and cozy at the same time. Renovations include finished basement and new kitchen.

2 family home in the heart of Weehawken. Opportunity for income. Overlooking quiet tree lined neighborhood.

SUMMIT OFFICE 908.516.4790

HOBOKEN OFFICE 201.962.9551

BEAUTIFUL COLONIAL CAPE

CHECKS ALL THE BOXES

WYCKOFF $779,000

RIDGEWOOD $749,000

Prime property in desirable Sicomac area. Gorgeous level property with room for a pool.

Open floor plan, new eat-in kitchen with dinette and breakfast bar, family room, half bath plus 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths.

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

PREMIER LOCATION

YOUNG AND GORGEOUS

MAHWAH $749,000

EMERSON $739,000

Situated in prestigious “Deerhaven on the Ramapo” this sugar maple split sits on almost 3 acres backed by acres of parkland.

This sunny colonial home built in 2016 is nestled on a quiet street close to Emerson’s downtown.

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

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COUNTRY RETREAT

JERSEY CITY $739,000

RINGWOOD $735,000

Amazing 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath open living space with 11 foot ceilings, oversized windows, drenched with natural light.

Welcome to this stunning 4 bedroom center hall colonial. The 2-story entry foyer allows for natural sunlight to drench the space.

HOBOKEN OFFICE 201.962.9551

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

CHEEL BUILT COLONIAL

VAN ORDEN ESTATES

HO-HO-KUS $721,500

WAYNE $699,900

Totally updated with two newer additions as well as windows, newer baths, master bedroom suite with vaulted ceiling.

Beautiful center hall colonial features a formal living room and dining room, gourmet kitchen and an open floor plan.

HO-HO-KUS OFFICE 201.447.6100

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

WELCOME TO THE THREAD

ABSOLUTE PERFECTION

UNION CITY $699,000

Totally renovated and recreated by renowned builder, Grace Michael Builders and architect, Robert Zampolin.

HOBOKEN OFFICE 201.962.9551

RAMSEY OFFICE 201.345.6601

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WESTWOOD $699,000

Perched high atop the Palisades, this 3 bedroom, 2 bath condo has open living/dining room, fully-equipped kitchen with 2 terraces.

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IMMACULATE TWO-FAMILY

HANDSOME ENGLISH TUDOR

LUXURY 3 BEDROOM 2 BATH CONDO

Ranch-style home, 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, living room, dining room and Florida Room with heated pool.

Expansive colonial with 2,245 sqft. of living space. 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths, and beautiful hardwood floors.

Upscale kitchen, designer baths, gleaming hardwood floors, two terraces with a spectacular view of New York City.

HOBOKEN OFFICE 201.962.9551

RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

HOBOKEN OFFICE 201.962.9551

SUBURBAN LIVING

FABULOUS LOCATION!

NEW PROVIDENCE $649,000

PARAMUS $649,000

YOUNG CENTER HALL COLONIAL

Bright, spacious, move-in ready home with stylish updates in beautiful Tall Oaks neighborhood. Kitchen updated in 2018.

Sunny and bright 3 bedroom bi-level. Great investment potential or live in this very desirable location.

Young center hall colonial with contemporary open layout including a high end eat-inkitchen with granite countertops.

SUMMIT OFFICE 908.516.4790

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

WELL APPOINTED TOWNHOUSE

LAVISH BRAND-NEW CONSTRUCTION

MAHWAH $630,000

UNION CITY $625,000-$595,000

FAMILY RETREAT WITH POOL

Updated 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath townhouse on cul-de-sac with two fireplaces.

3 bedroom, 3 bath units featuring wide plank oak hardwood floors, designer kitchen, master bedroom with large walk-in closet.

Lush acre of private property with two separate homes offering extended family accommodations.

HOBOKEN OFFICE 201.962.9551

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

RAMAPO MOUNTAIN ESTATES

EXCEPTIONAL CHARM

WANAQUE $610,000

ALLENDALE $599,000

SPACIOUS CENTER HALL COLONIAL

Immaculate colonial in highly sought-after Ramapo Mountain Estates. This home features 2 fireplaces.

3 bedroom, 2.5 bath colonial situated close to downtown shops and transportation. Stained glass windows, arched doorways.

4 bedrooms, 4 newer luxury baths, newer chef’s kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances.

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

RAMSEY OFFICE 201.345.6601

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

SADDLE BROOK $698,000

HO-HO-KUS OFFICE 201.447.6100

RIDGEWOOD $689,900

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WALDWICK $644,900

MAHWAH $615,000

WAYNE $595,000

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RAMAPO RIDGE TOWNHOUSE

FULLY RENOVATED COLONIAL

Rare Ponderosa end unit, flooded with light and positioned for ultimate privacy. Family room with French doors.

Everything is brand new. Fantastic new kitchen, new hardwood floors and carpeting, new paved driveway.

Townhome with country club lifestyle. Approximately 2,546 sqft. interior. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths.

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

LIKE NEW

READY TO MOVE IN

SPACIOUS SPLIT EXTENDED FAMILY

Quality renovation just completed on this spacious open concept contemporary bi-level style home.

Lovely 4 bedroom home located in desirable Berkeley Heights. Large modern kitchen with deck and private yard.

This spacious home offers 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths, two fireplaces, two kitchens and full walk-out lower level.

RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

SUMMIT OFFICE 908.516.4790

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

CHARMING EXPANDED COLONIAL

BEST VALUE

LAKEFRONT ON ERSKINE LAKES

Open concept floorplan with eat-in kitchen, open living room, and 3 generous sized bedrooms.

Meticulously maintained center hall colonial with inviting living room, wood-burning fireplace and sun-drenched family room.

Gorgeous lakefront views in this lake house retreat. This home features exposed wood beams, hardwood floors and open floor plan.

SUMMIT OFFICE 908.516.4790

RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

NYC VIEWS

LOFT-STYLE CONDO

HAWTHORNE $514,000

WEEHAWKEN $499,000

TWO ACRE FARMHOUSE

3 bedroom ranch perched atop a private corner property. Natural light, hardwood floors, open concept.

Fully renovated, spacious open floorplan, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo boasts an oversized living room.

4 bedrooms, 2 full baths with extended family living. New hardwood floors in bedrooms and new carpeting.

RAMSEY OFFICE 201.345.6601

HOBOKEN OFFICE 201.962.9551

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

MAHWAH $595,000

HILLSDALE $575,000

SUMMIT $549,000

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RAMSEY $579,000

BERKELEY HEIGHTS $575,000

GLEN ROCK $549,000

LUXURY AND QUALITY RAMSEY $575,000

MAHWAH $575,000

RINGWOOD $525,000

MAHWAH $498,000

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GATED COMMUNITY TOWNHOME

SPACIOUS SPLIT LEVEL

MAHWAH $480,000

HO-HO-KUS $449,000

Spacious 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath townhome. Offers expansive living room with sliding glass door, deck and fireplace.

Spacious split level in the heart of Ho-Ho-Kus. Great proximity to the school, playground, downtown and transportation.

Spacious bi-level on half an acre of wooded property. The living room boasts a picture window that overlooks the peaceful back yard.

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

HO-HO-KUS OFFICE 201.447.6100

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

LOVELY TWO-LEVEL CONDO

STUNNING TOWNHOUSE

HOBOKEN $445,000

HAWTHORNE $439,000

OPEN FLOOR CONCEPT

Lovely 1 bedroom, 1 bath condo in downtown Hoboken. Excellent location for commuting to NYC.

Multi-level townhouse with elevator, featuring hardwood floors, fireplace in living room, high ceilings, and open floor plan, balcony.

Located in a desirable residential neighborhood, main level of the home includes expanded kitchen with high ceilings and skylights.

HOBOKEN OFFICE 201.962.9551

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HO-HO-KUS OFFICE 201.447.6100

END UNIT

ABSOLUTELY PERFECT BI-LEVEL

MAHWAH $415,000

RINGWOOD $415,000

MODERN TWO-STORY TOWNHOUSE

First floor master bedroom, walk-in closet and full bath. Attached garage, no one living above or below.

Everything in this home looks spectacular with custom touches throughout. Brand new kitchen, new master and main baths, new windows.

2 bedroom, 2 bath townhouse boasts gleaming hardwood floors, beautiful open-concept kitchen, and living room.

RIDGEWOOD WEST OFFICE 201.962.9552

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

LUXURY HIGH RISE BUILDING

CURB APPEAL

VERONA $405,000

WALDWICK $399,900

LUXURY LOFT CONDO

Beautifully renovated 2 bedroom, 2 bath end unit with natural light and spectacular views. All amenities and utilities are included.

This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom completely renovated home is the ideal Bergen County starter home, or perfect downsize.

Journal Square 1 bedroom loft with 14 foot ceilings and gorgeous views. 24 hour attended lobby, fitness center, and more.

UPPER MONTCLAIR OFFICE 973.509.4649

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

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COUNTRY LIVING IN THE SUBURBS NORTH HALEDON $449,900

HAWTHORNE $435,000

JERSEY CITY $409,900

JERSEY CITY $399,000

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WELCOME HOME!

CENTER HALL COLONIAL

Desirable and well-established neighborhood with sidewalks and hiking trails at the end of the street.

4 bedrooms, eat-in kitchen, large finished basement and 2 car garage.

WANAQUE $399,000

ROCKAWAY $399,000

SUMMIT OFFICE 908.516.4790

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

Newly renovated 2 bedroom, 1 bath condo has gleaming hardwood floors throughout and recessed lighting.

HOBOKEN OFFICE 201.962.9551

GATED COMMUNITY

Most desired section in Nutley. 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, with open kitchen/dining concept, three season sunroom overlooking park-like yard.

Bright, beautifully maintained 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo in the sought after Cambridge Heights. Updated kitchen, breakfast bar.

Charming ranch is in move-in condition, hardwood floors throughout, 3 season porch, open concept living.

UPPER MONTCLAIR OFFICE 973.509.4649

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

HO-HO-KUS OFFICE 201.447.6100

WANAQUE RESERVE

PICTURE PERFECT

CHARMING UPDATED COLONIAL

Bright and sunny, beautifully maintained unit boasts gourmet eat-in kitchen with granite counter tops, formal dining room.

Bright and airy with tons of natural sunlight and open floorplan with high ceilings, gleaming hardwood floors.

3 bedroom colonial, beautifully maintained. Sun-filled all-season room with skylights, plenty of attic space for storage.

RIDGEWOOD EAST OFFICE 201.445.8880

SUMMIT OFFICE 908.516.4790

FRANKLIN LAKES OFFICE 201.904.2085

COUNTRY CLUB LIFESTYLE

BEAUTIFUL STARTER HOME

LINCOLN PARK $305,000

ORANGE $224,985

SPACIOUS CO-OP

Desirable Deer Run Golf and Tennis, 2 bedroom 1.5 bath renovated townhome with stainless steel appliances.

Completely renovated home in great location. 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths with fully finished basement, new siding and roof.

Spacious, renovated 1 bedroom, 1 bath co-op with views of NYC from every room.

MAHWAH OFFICE 201.962.9555

HOBOKEN OFFICE 201.962.9551

WANAQUE $327,500

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JERSEY CITY $389,000

YANTACAW SECTION IN NUTLEY NUTLEY $385,000

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EXQUISITELY DESIGNED CONDO

RAMSEY $380,000

ROSELLE PARK $329,000

CHARMING RANCH

HAWTHORNE $330,000

HALEDON, $320,000

NORTH BERGEN $165,000

HOBOKEN OFFICE 201.962.9551

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HUDSON RIVER PLAISANCE SOUTH NYACK $3,950,000 Splendidly restored Grand Victorian on banks of Hudson River with 124 ft of frontage. Gunite pool with a new seawall and flagstone terraces with outdoor kitchen. Superbly private location. NEW CITY OFFICE 845.205.3521

GLENHOLME UPPER NYACK $3,750,000 Legendary estate with exhilarating Hudson views, wide lawns and cascading waterfall brook. Exquisitely restored. Spacious private master suite with elegant en-suite bath and dressing room. Setting of beloved film STEPMOM. NEW CITY OFFICE 845.205.3521

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LA BEL WORSTELL

MILTON HOUSE HORSE FARM

FORT MONTGOMERY $2,400,000

WARWICK $2,300,000

Magnificent Mediterranean glamour on 4 acres perched high above the picturesque Hudson with mountain views from every window. Luxury finishes and designer details abound. Licensed bed and breakfast.

Imagine the most perfect place for the horse enthusiast, 12 stalls, indoor and outdoor arenas, 4 turnout paddocks, 27+ acres with stunning 360 degree mountain views. Ample main farm house, and groundskeeper apartment.

NEW CITY OFFICE 845.205.3521

NEW CITY OFFICE 845.205.3521

MEDITATION POINT MANOR

HISTORIC ESTATE FARM

TUXEDO PARK $2,200,000

FORT PLAIN $1,995,000

Exclusive Tuxedo Park, one of a kind custom built center hall colonial situated on 3 acres at end of private road. Unique energy efficient features throughout, plus an elevator and generator.

Fully functional and profitable organic farm settled in 1737 by the Historic Dutch Brower family who have retained the farm’s 136 acres for 220 years; updated and revived working farm. NEW CITY OFFICE 845.205.3521

NEW CITY OFFICE 845.205.3521

HUDSON RIVER HISTORIC HIDEAWAY

CRAFT HOUSE

SOUTH NYACK $1,800,000

SOUTH NYACK $1,600,000

A gated approach road leads to large garden and stunning stone colonial home riverside. Completely restored to the most exacting standards. Enjoy ever-changing beauty of the Hudson.

Riverside contemporary with every imaginable convenience. Superbly restored with sensational sky-lit outsized living room and magnificent wall of windows facing the Hudson River. Fabulous 100 ft boat dock.

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BIRCHWOOD SANCTUARY

HISTORIC ESTATE

UPPER NYACK $1,150,000

TUXEDO PARK $875,000

Luxurious home and guest house in prestigious Upper Nyack with modest taxes. Main house features chef’s gourmet eat-inkitchen. Guest house built 2006. Prime location to school and Nyack Field Club.

1800’s Colonial Estate with turn-of-the-century architectural details. Endless opportunity to add your finishing touches to create your dream home in the exclusive private village of Tuxedo Park.

NEW CITY OFFICE 845.205.3521

NEW CITY OFFICE 845.205.3521

PRIVATE MOUNTAIN ESTATE

DESIGNER HOUSE

WARWICK $825,000

BLOOMING GROVE $624,900

Welcome to 25 acres of serene and pure privacy! A retreat to be enjoyed, over 5,000 sq ft, plus a full deck to take in the surrounding nature. In-home theater, house generator, and radiant heated driveway.

Beautiful wooded grounds for ultimate privacy. Spacious open concept floor plan with flexible spaces and designer finishes. Additional apartment has a separate entrance. NEW CITY OFFICE 845.205.3521

NEW CITY OFFICE 845.205.3521

MAGNIFICENT CENTER HALL COLONIAL STONY POINT $620,000

LANDSCAPE ARTISTRY MONTEBELLO $599,900

Beautiful home on a lush property with inground pool and pool house, encircled by mountain views. Spacious inviting interiors with large custom kitchen plus great room and a 2-story fireplace.

Picturesque, distinctive colonial, a mix of old-world charm and all modern amenities. Additional carriage house in private setting plus space for a workshop. Mature plantings, unique gardens to be visited.

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WOODLANDS AT TUXEDO

GREAT LOCATION

TUXEDO $575,000

NYACK $549,900

Spacious center hall colonial for any growing family on a private lush landscaped property, a rare opportunity with clubhouse surrounded by State Park forests with year-round activities.

Freshly updated house ready to welcome you in the heart of Nyack. A perfect alternative to a condo with low taxes. Completely renovated colonial with Hudson River views. NEW CITY OFFICE 845.205.3521

NEW CITY OFFICE 845.205.3521

WAYSIDE CHAPEL

DESIRABLE SUFFERN PARK

GRAND VIEW $499,000

RAMAPO $455,000

National Register of Historic Places, a Flemish Revival design circa 1867-1869 built as a brownstone chapel with baronial parlor and wood-burning fireplace. French leaded glass doors to Hudson riverside.

Beautifully landscaped property with an ample covered deck that overlooks an inground pool and basketball court. Inside, ready to welcome you, the warmth of multiple fireplaces invites you to relaxation.

NEW CITY OFFICE 845.205.3521

NEW CITY OFFICE 845.205.3521

HISTORIC FARMHOUSE

BON AIRE PARK TOWNHOUSE

FORT PLAIN $395,000

SUFFERN $339,900

Set on 5 scenic acres with its own apple orchard, this beautiful 2 story house has a screened porch with meticulously maintained historical architectural features and exposed wood beams.

Freshly renovated interiors throughout; ready to move in. Relax in the spacious rooms bathed in a plentitude of natural light. Plus, storage and community amenities, ideal location to the tri-state area.

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Northern New Jersey Locations: Mahwah 1009 MacArthur Boulevard Mahwah, New Jersey 07430 Telephone: 201-962-9555

Franklin Lakes/ Wyckoff 837 Franklin Lake Road Franklin Lakes, New Jersey 07417 Telephone: 201-904-2085

Ridgewood West 50 West Ridgewood Avenue Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450 Telephone: 201-962-9552

Ridgewood East 72 South Maple Avenue Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450 Telephone: 201-445-8880

Ho-Ho-Kus 19 Sheridan Avenue Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey 07423 Telephone: 201-447-6100

Upper Montclair 209 Cooper Avenue, Suite 1 Montclair, New Jersey 07043 Telephone: 973-509-4649

Hoboken 80 Hudson Street Hoboken, New Jersey 07030 Telephone: 201-962-9551

Summit 47 Maple Street Summit, New Jersey 07901 Telephone: 908-516-4790

Ramsey/ Allendale 19 Spear Road, Suite 104 Ramsey, New Jersey 07446 Telephone: 201-345-6601

New York Locations: New City 340 South Main Street New City, New York 10956 Telephone: 845-205-3521

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