Joanne's experience in sales, combined with her enthusiasm and extensive knowledge of Ridgewood, give her a unique perspective on marketing homes and negotiating transactions. Joanne is consistently a top producer and a repeat member of the Tarvin Five Million Dollar Sales Club.
Raised on Long Island, Joanne and her husband, Bob, a native of the Village, have lived in Ridgewood for over 27 years. Joanne’s three children attended the Ridgewood schools, graduating from College of the Holy Cross, Lehigh University and Providence College. Bob’s four siblings were raised and currently reside in the Village.
Joanne is a licensed REALTOR Associate and also holds Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE), Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) & Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) designations from the Real Estate Negotiation Institute. She graduated from Fairfield University with a BS in accounting and economics, and earned an MBA in finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University. Following a career at Salomon Brothers and Manufacturers Hanover Trust in institutional municipal sales, she has devoted herself to fundraising in the community. She has chaired many events at her children’s schools, worked as a CCD teacher at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, is a past president of the Ridgewood Branch of the Valley Auxiliary, and volunteered as an art docent at a school in Paterson. Joanne is an active Trustee of the Ridgewood Education Foundation and a partner in Ridgewood Runway, a luxury women’s clothing line.
Joanne’s extensive sales experience and professionalism combined with her knowledge of the community provides her a unique understanding of real estate.