Agent Profile

Lee Opperman  -  ABR, SRES, CRS

Broker Sales Associate

Previews Property Specialist
NJAR® Circle of Excellence
Bernardsville Office
39 Olcott Sq Unit C
BernardsvilleNJ  07924
Office (908) 766-2900
Direct (908) 630-5135
Cell (908) 581-4830
Fax (862) 345-1073

Business Philosophy

  • To assist and educate my clients through state of the art technology and top notch 24 hour customer service.
  • To share the incomparable power of the Coldwell Banker marketing system (personalized for your needs) including the incredible services of Coldwell Banker Mortgage.

Education and Training

  • Graduate Coldwell Banker University
  • Licensed since 1993
  • Broker's License 2004
  • Accrediated Buyer Representative (ABR) 2004
  • Seniors Real Estate Specialist  (SRES) 2005
  • Previews International Property Specialist 2006 (Luxury Homes)
  • Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) 2007
  • Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage 5/93-Present

Awards and Designations

  • Full time real estate sales associate specializing in listing and selling residential resales, estate properties and luxury homes, new construction, and relocation in Somerset, Morris, and Hunterdon Counties, as well as placing local and national referrals.
  • NJ Brokers License 2004
  • Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) 2004
  • Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) 2005
  • Previews International Property Specialist 2006 (Luxury Homes)
  • Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) 2007
  • Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage 5/93 - Present
  • Member North Central Jersey Board of Realtors
  • 1994, 1995 NJAR Circle of Excellence (Bronze Level)
  • 1996, 1997, 1998, 2003, 2005-2009, 2011 NJAR Circle of Excellence (Silver Level)
  • 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2010, 2012 NJAR Circle of Excellence (Gold Level)
  • # 1 Agent (2008-09, 2012 Total Production) Basking Ridge/Bernardsville Office
  • 70 Time Coldwell Banker Bernardsville Associate Of The Month
  • 15 Time Somerset County Associate Of The Month
  • 1994, 1995, 1996 Coldwell Banker Ambassador’s President’s Club Member
  • 1997, 1998, 2003, 2005-2007,2009 Coldwell Banker International President’s Circle Member
  • 1999-2002, 2004, 2008, 2010-2012 Coldwell Banker International President’s Elite Member
  • Coldwell Banker Top 50 List 2008/2010/2012  NY Metro Area (3100 agents in NJ/NY/CT)
  • Over 250 Closed Transactions In The Hills of Bedminster/Basking Ridge Since 1993
  • Over 216 Million Dollars In Sales Volume and 600 Transactions

Areas of Expertise

  • New Construction
  • Residential Resales
  • Estate Properties
  • Luxury Homes
  • Residential Single Family, Townhomes and Condominiums
  • Corporate Relocation
  • Residential Rentals
  • Seniors
  • Somerset, Hunterdon and Morris Counties

Community Involvement

  • Somerset County Board Of Elections Worker
  • Event Organizer For Habitat For Humanity & Gilda's Club Fundraisers
  • Bedminster Community Day Volunteer

Personal Background

  • Somerset County Resident Since 1979.
  • Familiar w/ New York City & Philadelphia commute.
  • Married since September, 1981
  • Two Adult Children
  • Notary Public (State of NJ)
  • Hobbies: Music, Cooking, Travel, Golf, Family Quality Time, Real Estate, Real Estate, Real Estate, Real Estate, Real Estate, Real Estate, Real Estate, Real Estate, Real Estate........................

Communities I Serve

SOMERSET COUNTY

    • Bedminster
    • Basking Ridge (Bernards Twp.)
    • Bernardsville
    • Bound Brook
    • Branchburg
    • Bridgewater
    • Far Hills
    • Franklin Twp.
    • Gladstone
    • Manville
    • Peapack
    • Raritan Boro
    • Somerset
    • Somerville
    • Warren
    • Watchung

MORRIS COUNTY

    • Chatham
    • Chester
    • Harding
    • Long Hill Twp.
    • Long Valley
    • New Vernon
    • Madison
    • Mendham
    • Morris Twp.
    • Morris Plains
    • Morristown
    • Mount Olive
    • Randolph
    • Washington Twp.

HUNTERDON COUNTY

    • Califon
    • Clinton
    • Flemington
    • Franklin Twp.
    • Lebanon Boro
    • Lebanon Twp.
    • Raritan
    •  Readington
    • Tewksbury
    • Union Township
    • Califon

      WARREN COUNTY

    • Washington Twp.
    • Franklin Twp.

UNION COUNTY

    • Berkeley Heights
    • New Providence

Resume

Well known throughout central New Jersey for world class real estate representation, Lee Opperman has earned the respect of hundreds of satisfied clients. He consistently delights and awards buyers and sellers with his committed effort, real estate expertise and ethical service.

Licensed since 1993, Lee earned NJAR Circle of Excellence Sales Award 17 consecutive years; at the Gold Level in 1999, 2000-2002, 2004, 2010 and 2012; closed more than 600 units with a sales volume of more than $216 million; was named the Bernardsville Office Associate of the Month 70 times; Somerset County Associate of the Month award 15 times; and currently holds the distinction of the Coldwell Banker International President's Elite designation. Lee has also earned the Coldwell Banker Previews Property Specialist designation, which demonstrates his success in marketing luxury homes valued at $1 million or more.

In 2004 Lee completed the necessary 150 hours of training to earn his broker's license, passing exams issued by the Real Estate Commission. As a broker, he can now mediate real estate transactions directly between buyer and seller.

In early 2007, Lee earned the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation, the highest professional designation awarded to Realtors in the residential sales field. Less than 4 percent of all Realtors hold the CRS designation.

Lee was recently awarded the Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) designation by the Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council (REBAC). He joins an elite group of real estate professionals nationwide specially trained in dealing with buyers and effective negotiating techniques. Less than 2 percent of those licensed to sell real estate have earned this designation.

He was also awarded the Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) designation by the Senior Advantage Real Estate Council (SAREC). Lee has been expertly trained to guide senior citizens with special attention to home transition, tax issues, financing, relocation and more.

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