gbar 2019 circle of excellence

CLICK HERE to view pictures from the event!

(Rockleigh, NJ – March 8, 2019) - The Greater Bergen Association of REALTORS® hosted NJ Realtor 2018 Circle of Excellence award Luncheon Ceremony at the Rockleigh Estate in Rockleigh, NJ. Each year the NJ Realtors® Circle of Excellence® Sales Award® recognizes those members who have demonstrated excellence in the field of salesmanship.

Over 600 Realtors in the Bergen and Hudson counties were bestowed with this prestigious award. 2019 GBR President, Christopher Tausch said “The celebration of the Excellence of our members is one of the most important events that our Association hosts throughout the year. These are the agents that are at the pinnacle of our profession and are a role model for our industry. It is a great testament to the professionalism and dedication of our members that we had over 650 recipients.”

During the ceremony, Steven Finkelstein, real estate agent with Russo Real Estate in Teaneck, NJ  was awarded The Greater Bergen Association of REALTORS® Rising Star Award. The Rising Star Award is given annually to a newly licensed GBR member who is influential on closing deals, displays strong client and colleague interaction, participates in GBR events and contributes time and energy to community and humanitarian services.

Finkelstein got his real estate license in 2016. During his three years as a REALTOR, Mr. Finkelstein has made an impact in the real estate industry and the Realtor community.  Mr. Finkelstein said, “What an honor and thrill to receive The Greater Bergen Association of REALTORS® Rising Star Award! This award holds much meaning to me as Real Estate is a new career.  Starting over & being new is never easy.”

“Many thanks to Russo Real Estate & the entire team- past & present for being such great role models.  Special thanks to GBR for being a great resource & partner.” He continued.

The Greater Bergen Association of REALTORS® (GBR) is a not-for-profit trade organization that serves more than 7,500 REALTOR® members in Bergen and Hudson Counties in New Jersey. GBR is dedicated to enhancing the business opportunities of its membership by providing them with industry information, political advocacy and education opportunities.