The Women Power of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Van Der Wende Properties

Lisa has been a realtor since 1984, living and working extensively in Essex and Passaic counties. Her experience and knowledge of the communities and housing market make her an expert in giving home sellers and buyers reliable information. As a full-time agent, she lives and breathes real estate. Between an upbringing in the building industry and a successful career for 37 years, Lisa provides the best real estate experience to all. A professional you can trust.


Alexa Benavente grew up in Fairfield and graduated from West Essex High School, and MSU. She’s a local market expert in the West Essex Real Estate area. She is known for her expertise with social media, marketing, and hard work ethic. Understanding how to network with today’s consumer enables her to deliver results in high pressure situations. Alexa is trustworthy and has a strong desire to win for clients, while always doing the right thing.


Lori is a dedicated Real Estate Professional with 28 years of experience. Her primary market focus is residential and multifamily homes, and she is happy to work with sellers, home buyers as well as investors. She’s a lifelong resident of Clifton and enjoys serving surrounding communities. Lori is a proud multiple time BHHS Award winner. She enjoys spending her free time with family, participating in community service, and traveling.


Theresa Venezia is an award-winning Real Estate Agent in Caldwell and Little Falls, NJ. She has extensive expertise throughout Essex and Passaic Counties and has been awarded numerous distinctions for her excellence in salesmanship. When she isn’t buying and selling homes for her clients, she enjoys giving back to her community. Theresa leads the Toys for Tots program for her company and serves as a proud board member for the Cystinosis Foundation of New Jersey.


Michelle Christenson is an accomplished Real Estate Professional with extensive knowledge of Passaic and Essex Counties. Her comprehension of the market is unmatched, and her ability to assist clients in navigating the ever-changing market is amazing. She goes above and beyond for her clients to ensure a seamless and pleasant experience with each transaction. Michelle’s dedication and work ethic recently awarded her the BHHS Leading Edge Award-2021


Nancy started her career in 1992 and progressed to Realtor Broker in 1993. She specializes in sales and rentals of single, multifamily townhomes and condominiums in Essex, Passaic, Bergen and Morris Counties. Nancy’s praised by clients fort her patience, close attention to detail and dedication. Her expertise developed throughout her career is an invaluable service ensuring a smooth transaction from meeting to closing. She’s a proud multi year recipient of NJAR “Circle of Excellence.”


Pamela Kutoroff, Realtor in Essex County since 2002 understands that thoroughness in every aspect in the real estate process has helped her provide the highest level in personalized service. Nate from Bloomfield: “I would recommend Pamela to anyone seeking an honest realtor who is extremely good at communicating and whose expertise will help overcome any and all obstacles throughout the process.” Pamela is a Berkshire Hathaway repeat Honor Society Award winner and Luxury Collection Specialist.


Lisette Sanchez Viola is a dedicated Real Estate professional who has been awarded the BHHS Leading Edge award-2021. Representing sellers and buyers, Lisette is committed to listening to her clients’ needs and utilizing her keen negotiating skills to ensure a successful transaction. She’s communicative, thorough and will be alongside you every step of the way. Lisette enjoys spending her spare time with her husband of 23 years, her lovely daughter and adorable teacup yorkie.

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