Arlene Gonnella - Sales Associate
Arlene was the #1 Agent in the Millburn/Short Hills market for 2019 per Garden State MLS for the 14th year, and was also the #1 Agent in Essex County for the 10th year! And the GonnellaTeam was #1 on the Midtown Direct Train Line in New Jersey in 2018 by sales volume, according to the Wall Street Journal's Real Trends The Thousand Survey, with over 162m in sales! Arlene set an Essex County record with her sale of 220 Hartshorn Drive in Short Hills for $7,500,000 in 2014, the highest sales price ever in Essex County, and has sold over 1,200 homes and over $1.25 billion in real estate in her 34 year career. Arlene raised her 5 children in Short Hills, and has lived and worked in the community for over 34 years! In addition to Arlene being the #1 Agent in the Millburn/Short Hills market, she is also successful in many other towns, including having the highest sale in New Vernon in 2018 at $5,250,000, one of the highest sales so far in Summit in 2019 at $3,475,000, the highest sale in Essex Fells since 2013 at $3,200,000, the 2nd highest sale in Montclair in the past 18 months at $2,875,000, as well as many other sales in towns all throughout the area! In fact, Arlene had the highest average sales price in all of New Jersey in 2018. Arlene provides a higher level of service through getting homeowners the most internet & print exposure through extensive advertising on Juwai.com, China's largest international home buying portal, Zillow.com, the Jewish News, New York Magazine, the Wall Street Journal and more.
Arlene believes in giving back to the community. She is a proud supporter of the Valerie Fund, St. Barnabas Hospital, AJC-Global Jewish Advocacy, Paper Mill Playhouse, Robin Hood Foundation, Millburn Volunteer First-Aid Squad, Newark Academy and the Millburn Film Festival. The cause closest to her heart is raising funds for breast cancer & metastatic cancer research, as Arlene and her incredible daughter Trish, a stage 4 metastatic breast cancer survivor, try to raise awareness & help the cause! Arlene is proud to announce that Trish's documentary 'Love Always, Mom' has been winning awards for best documentary on the film festival circuit, including winning 'Best Documentary' at the Catalina Film Festival, Maryland International Film Festival, Nevada Women's Film Festival and the 'Audience Award' at Geena Davis' Bentonville Film Festival after world premiering there on May 2nd, 2018! She was also featured on the tv show 'The Doctors', and her documentary is now streaming on Amazon Prime, and reaching & inspiring a lot of people throughout the country! So proud of Trish, and so thrilled that this powerful movie about metastatic breast cancer and alternative family building will be able to inspire others, and help them remember to never give up! Arlene can be reached on her cell at 201-306-1357, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or through her website at gonnellateam.com!