Named in memory of the firm's late founders, Mel Gebroe and Morris Hammer, Salesperson of the Year recognizes one brokerage professional for exceptional, consistent performance. It is a peer-selected award based on a vote of all Gebroe-Hammer salespeople.
"The key to Debbie's success is the hard-earned ability to obtain a high velocity of exclusive listings while creating value-added services for every client throughout the entire real estate process," said Ken Uranowitz, president. "She continually focuses on interpersonal and relationship-
Pomerantz is widely acknowledged as an innovator in the brokerage field.The Passaic Park, N.J., resident joined the Livingston-based firm in 2011 as a sales associate to focus on Northern New Jersey's Bergen and Passaic county markets. Within less than a year, she emerged as one of the firm's leading producers and was promoted to assistant vice president. Pomerantz has closed sales aggregating more than $75 million and 775 units, averaging one sale a month for the past 18 months.
Under Pomerantz's leadership, Gebroe-Hammer has emerged as the dominant investment brokerage firm in Paterson, New Jersey's third largest city, in addition to the high barrier-to-entry Bergen County market. Her overall sales achievements recently resulted in being selected as a "Woman of Influence," an elite ranking of the nation's top female real estate professionals.
"It is very important to know how to exercise discretion - recognizing when to say yes, when to be assertive and when to back off - and I think my ability to do so is what makes sellers and buyers want to do business with me," said Pomerantz. "Gebroe-Hammer's outstanding reputation and virtually limitless, long-standing industry relationships allow me to offer my clients even more, in terms of depth of services and expertise."
Gebroe-Hammer Associates specializes in suburban and urban high-rise, mid-rise and garden-apartment properties throughout New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, including Philadelphia. The firm also markets mixed-use and free-standing office and retail properties on behalf of a wide range of long-term clients, including private owners, REITS, private equity firms and other institutional investors. Widely recognized for its consistent sales performance, Gebroe-Hammer is a nine-time CoStar Power Broker.