Hal Maxwell, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, N.Y., announces that East Brunswick resident Sharon Witchel is now affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in East Brunswick. As a sales associate, Witchel will provide residential real estate services in East Brunswick as well as the surrounding communities of Old Bridge, South Brunswick, North Brunswick, Marlboro, Manalapan, Colts Neck and more in Middlesex and Monmouth counties. Witchel has chosen a career in real estate after extensive experience in the public education and retail marketing fields. “Sharon’s skills in her previous career, as well as her extensive knowledge of the local community, will make her a valuable asset to her customers and clients,” said Sandra Tesser, branch vice president of the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office East Brunswick. “We greatly welcome Sharon and look forward to helping her grow her business.” For more information about buying or selling a home, contact Sharon Witchel at 732-254-3750 ext. 113, or directly on her cell phone at 732-925-4050. The office is located at 269 Route 18 south, Suite A, East Brunswick.

RE/MAX First Realty of East Brunswick announces its newest sales associate, Gerald McCann. McCann has three years in the real estate business and has gained knowledge for residential and commercial transactions. He serves clients throughout Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean counties. McCann is joining RE/MAX after working with Century 21 Charles Smith Agency. He is excited to be a part of the RE/MAX community. “Broker Carl SanFilippo and I share the same vision and goals regarding succeeding in the real estate industry,” said McCann. He plans to make his vision a reality, as he becomes part of the team in 2015. McCann won the 2012 (MCAR) Middlesex County Association of Realtors “Rookie of the Year” Award and most recently won the 2014 Quality Service Award for going above and beyond for his customers and clients. Aside from being a successful Realtor, he is also a committeeman in District 6 in Middlesex County, where he has helped organize a neighborhood watch program to keep the streets of the community more clean and safe. To contact Gerald McCann at RE/MAX First Realty of East Brunswick, call 732-496-4594, email or visit his website at

Art Napolitano and Mary Lou Resner have been nominated and elected by their peers to serve on the Board of Directors for the Middlesex County Association of Realtors for 2015. Napolitano is a 37-year veteran of the real estate industry and is one of the owners of NextAgeM3 Realty Group in Kendall Park. “It is important to me to take part in the growth and integrity of our board for its members and for the public we serve,” Napolitano said. Resner is an 11-year veteran at NextAge M3 Realty. She was first elected to the MCAR Board of Directors in 2008. This year marks her seventh year in service as a member. “I want to be able to plan, assist and provide tools needed for the success of our members. I want to help them achieve their goals in becoming good, ethical Realtors,” Resner said. The installation of the newly elected MCAR officers and directors was held Feb. 4 at the Grand Marquis in Old Bridge.

Century 21 Mack Morris Iris Lurie recognizes its Circle of Excellence Sales Award winners for 2014. Platinum Level recipients are Laurin LaLima and Andrea Mesh. Gold Level recipient is Ruth Cole. Silver Level recipients are Frank Fortino, Alan Katz, Brian Lichtenthal and Carrie Moyer. Bronze Level recipients are Kaddy Ha, Sheryl Kerner, Susan Kaplan, Susan “Penny” Kornblum, Fran Krumholz-Bookman, Joyce Levenson-Nathan and Lori Ragovin. “All of these award winners are leaders and innovators, empowering local homebuyers and sellers with valuable information, helping them to make informed real estate decisions,” said Iris Lurie broker/owner of Century 21 Mack Morris Iris Lurie. “As local market experts, these sales professionals are uniquely qualified to help consumers navigate the opportunities that exist in the local real estate market and provide current sellers with an excellent opportunity to gain additional exposure for their properties.” Century 21 Mack Morris Iris Lurie is located at 47 Route 9 south, Morganville. For more information, call 732-536-2228 or visit