AREAS OF EXPERTISEBarbara is equally skilled as a listing agent as well as representing prospective buyers. She works well both with both first-time buyers, those who wish to purchase larger homes, relocation, estate sales and long-time home sellers looking to downsize. Barbara is extremely detail-oriented, sensitive to her clients’ needs, and prides herself on close follow-up with attorneys, mortgage representatives, home inspectors and appraisers, making sure deals move forward from contract to closing.
AWARDS AND DESIGNATIONS
NJAR Circle of Excellence Award 1993-2008, 2011-2020 NJAR Distinguished Realtor Award Coldwell Banker Sterling Society (2020).Associate of the Year/Teaneck office (2002-07).Associate of the Year/Oradell office (2008, 2013-2014).
Five-Star Realtor (NJ MONTHLY Magazine, 2013-2020)
One of Top Ten Sales Associates/Closter office (2015-2019)
Finalist, 2016 EBBR Good Neighbor Award
2018 “Woman Of The Year” (Teaneck Chamber of Commerce)
Former Trustee, Teaneck Board of Education 1995-2007; Longtime PTA/PTO volunteer; VP, Teaneck League of Women Voters & Bergen County LWV; Board of Directors, Community Scholarship Fund of Teaneck; Bergen County Volunteer Center mentoring programs; AGE-FRIENDLY TEANECK task force; GBAR Community Service Committee.
Barbara and her husband, Jeff, have been Teaneck residents since 1983 and raised four children who were educated in the local public schools. She is also the proud grandma of five!
COMMUNITIES I SERVE
While Barbara specializes in the Teaneck market area, she is experienced in listing and selling homes throughout Bergen County. Barbara has listed, sold and rented hundreds of properties in many communities from New Milford to River Edge, Paramus to Englewood, Hackensack to Fair Lawn, Norwood to Tenafly, Oradell to Oakland.
In addition, Barbara also successfully refers many buyers and sellers to top experienced agents in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Illinois, California, Maryland, Colorado, Delaware, Virginia, Florida and throughout the USA through the Coldwell Banker nationwide referral network. She firmly believes that the highest compliment a realtor can receive is a referral from family, friends and clients! Call Barbara with all your real estate questions — she’s ready to help you!
As a Broker-Associate , Steven Finkelstein, have become a “go to” agent & a consistent leader with a reputation for protecting his client’s interests. Savvy negotiations & un-compromising integrity are just a few of his strengths. Steven is exceptionally well- respected for his ethical standards, strong work ethic and will do everything in his power to ensure a positive experience for all parties in a transaction: buyers, sellers & cooperating agents.
Steven is a recipient of the NJ Realtors® Circle of Excellence Sales Award 2017-2020, Greater Bergen Association of Realtors® 2018/2019 Rising Star Award & holds a special SRES® designation as a Seniors Real Estate Specialist® & SRS- Seller Representative Specialist. Notary Public NJ
Steven thrives on matching people with the right properties and helping them through the process. Using his extensive knowledge of the marketplace, client’s can expect a realistic outlook on what to expect in today’s marketplace.
Steven is a member of Greater Bergen Association of Realtors® , New Jersey MLS, Garden State MLS, Teaneck Chamber of Commerce, Teaneck Real Estate Committee & various community/professional & volunteer groups.
Hard work and helping others are in Sidney’s DNA. He just loves people. He got his first job as a bag boy at age 13, as soon as he could have a work permit in Orange Park, FL where he grew up, wanting to infuse happiness in everyone’s lives. Upon receiving his MBA from Stetson University, Sidney settled in Hoboken where he has resided since and went on to serve in various capacities in non-profit organizations including New York Urban League, HelpUsAdopt.org, and Harlem School of the Arts. Currently, he serves as Director of Development at Immigration Equality. The same desire to help his fellow community members has attracted him to real estate where he sees his role as a ‘conduit of dreams.’ He navigates through complex real estate transactions with his remarkable work ethic, sense of humor, and kindness. Sidney is a classically trained singer and a fitness enthusiast who leads spin classes at a local gym, and he enjoys singing and cycling through streets of Bergen County.