The Jersey Shore, known locally as just “The Shore” is a beautiful coastal area encompassing approximately 141 miles of oceanfront.

The Shore is famous for its boardwalks, water parks, amusement parks, and beautiful beaches. It’s also known for the resilient, strong community of full-time and seasonal residents - and it has a great housing market. And who are the most knowledgeable people about housing on the Shore? Realtors, of course!

Here’s our list of the 17 best real estate agents in the Jersey Shore based on industry recognition and client testimonials. Vote for who you think is the best real estate agent in Jersey Shore in the poll below!


1. Doris Baril 

Doris has been a licensed realtor in New Jersey since 1986 - so she is extremely knowledgeable about the area and the industry. Doris found the best way to serve her diverse clientele was to continually educate herself about the industry. Her commitment to continuing education and her dedication to her craft has translated to winning multiple prestigious awards. She is a true housing expert of the Shore! 


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 2. Rene Zipfel

Rene has lived on the Jersey Shore with her family for over 29 years - so her expertise is unmatched in local area knowledge. She has been working in the real estate industry for over 10 years and has had many successes along the way. Rene is extremely passionate about her community. She is a member of her local Chamber of Commerce, and helps fundraise for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. In her downtime, she enjoys taking in the beautiful scenery and watching NHL games with her children. 


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 3. Timothy Stauffer

Tim has been a resident of Ocean County on the Jersey Shore for over 25 years. He has made it his mission to be successful in both residential and commercial realty - and it’s working! His core values of honesty and integrity help him guide and assist all his clientele with their real estate needs. He values transparency (just like Renoviso!) and has a relentless work ethic to ensure the best for his clients. You can find him relaxing on Barnegat Bay with his family when he’s not negotiating the best deals in the field. 




 4. Deborah Collins

Deborah has unparalleled experience serving the Jersey Shore community. Her focus is on  developing and maintaining relationships to make sure her clients are happy and satisfied with their real estate decisions. Deborah holds herself to a high code of ethics, which has helped her create a successful career for herself. In her own words, she never imagined she would love her work so much, but she does!


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 5. John Skronski

John has worked in the real estate industry for 12 years. He knows all about the local market, and works with both buyers and sellers. He has consistent 5 star ratings on Zillow, and has absolutely beautiful properties listed. John is dedicated to professional service - and believes that there can be a lot of confusion about who is a good agent to work with - which is why he emphasizes his commitment to being open and honest with his clients. 




 6. Georgeanna White

Georgeanna specializes in realty in the Lake Hartwell Area of the Jersey Shore. She is also a licensed contractor in Georgia and South Carolina! Georgeanna has been a resident of the Hartwell area for close to thirty years - so you can rest assured that she knows as much about the real estate market there as anyone. She is a member of the local Board of Realtors association as well as a member of the National Association of Realtors. 


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 7. Katora Yim

Katora is a full-time realtor specializing in Monmouth County in the Jersey Shore. She is dedicated to providing her clients with the best knowledge she can in their search. Katora always makes sure that she is being sensitive to her clients expectations and needs while finding their dream homes. With a background in business, Katora is able to blend unique skills into over ten years of real estate experience. She is currently an agent with Patrick Parker Realty in their Bradley Beach office. 


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 8. Ashley Frankel

Ashley is a true Jersey Shore local. Her vast knowledge of the area and extreme enthusiasm  for enable her clients to find their perfect fit! Whether it’s their first home purchase or not, Ashley makes sure her clients have all their needs met and are armed with all the information they need to make an informed purchase. Currently, Ashley is an agent with Paula Hartman & The Hartman House Team, which is associated with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services. 



 9. Tammy Laureigh

Tammy has 16 years of experience as a realtor - she specializes as a Buyer’s Agent, Listing Agent, Short-Sale, and Staging. Her goal is to eliminate as much stress as possible during the relocating process (we get it!). Tammy is a Residential specialist in Ocean and Monmouth Counties. She is a consistent top producer, and it shows! Tammy has consistent 5 star reviews on Zillow. Tammy is currently working with RE/MAX at Barnegat Bay Forked River.


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 10. Denise Atlas

Denise had a passion for real estate from a young age - she would pick out her favorite houses on her walks to school every day, and decide which ones had the greatest potential. She knew she wanted to get into the industry, so she started her career by becoming a trained residential appraiser. After many years and many successes as a mortgage broker, Denise finally went back to school and earned her Real Estate License. She opened her own real estate company, the Real Estate Investment Group of NJ and works with an amazing team of agents to help buyers and sellers realize the goals, and always keeping their best interest in mind!



11. Lisa Temple

Lisa goes above and beyond for her clients. She knows sometimes there are little tweaks you need to close a sale - like staging or making minor repairs or improvements such as painting the walls. Before becoming an agent, Lisa studied Accounting and Finance at Pace University. She then worked for several Fortune 50 companies where she ran financial teams. Lisa has taken those skills and transformed them into a successful second career as a real estate agent. She also is very involved in her community, and is involved in a number of local organizations. 


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 12. Brian Kachoogian

Brian is keenly aware of the importance of customer service, and the effort required to help achieve his clients goals. Brian is a resident of Brick Township, so he is knowledgeable of local neighborhoods, schools, etc. Brian’s commitment to making sure his clients are comfortable and informed has helped him win multiple prestigious awards, and earned him consistent 5 star reviews on Zillow. 




 13. Michelle DeGennaro

Michelle has extensive local market knowledge and expertise. She is extremely enthusiastic about her work and doing what’s best for her clients. Michelle has over 30 years of experience in the industry, and is a member of the Ocean County Board of Realtors. She recently was awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for her outstanding work in the field. It’s no wonder Michelle has consistent 5 star reviews on Zillow!


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 14. Joy Bearden

Joy has been voted 5 stars for customer service in New Jersey Monthly Magazine 6 years in a row! That puts her in the top 7% best realtors in New Jersey. Her focus is on the Jersey Shore, and has stunning listings. She works hard for all her clients, and even helps stage the home’s she is selling to get the best results. 


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Matthew is committed to helping his clients buy or sell their homes.

 15. Matthew Schlosser

Matthew is committed to helping his clients buy or sell their homes. He has a high level of expertise in the market, so his clients can better understand each step of the buying or selling process. Matthew loves how gratifying it is to help people meet their real estate goals, and his track record of happy clients can attest. He has consistent wonderful reviews on Zillow and has won several awards for his work.




Brendan was born in Ocean County and has been a resident of Seaside Park for 20 years.

 16. Brendan Pierce

Brendan was born in Ocean County and has been a resident of Seaside Park for 20 years. He believes his intimate knowledge of the Jersey Shore is an asset that not all agents possess. Before becoming a realtor, Brendan was climbing the corporate ladder at a Fortune 500 company. Brendan has been able to combine his experience in business with his love for real estate. Fun fact - he also is a minority owner of a Taco restaurant! 


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 17. John Moise

John describes himself as the waterfront expert and is known locally as The Guy in the Water. It’s clear he absolutely loves being a realtor. He knows how much is involved in making your real estate dreams a reality, and will be there every step of the way. John is also a sales and marketing expert, and has many tricks to getting his clients the results they want. His many awards and 5 star reviews on Zillow speak to his commitment to his clients. 


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