ERA Justin Realty’s Jennifer Darby Metzger 2013 Realtor Of The Year
Updated: Jan 23, 2019
ERA Justin Realty’s Jennifer Darby Metzger cited by RealSource Association as 2013 Realtor Of The Year
Overwhelming congratulations were evident as a surprised Jennifer Darby Metzger of ERA Justin Realty was cited by President Edward Thor as the RealSource Association of Realtors 2013 Realtor Of The Year. She was escorted to the podium for her award, singly selected from the association’s 3,500 membership. The honors took place at the association’s 2013 meeting attended by more than 400 Realtors. RealSource Association of Realtors® is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving the professional needs of more than 3,500 Realtor® Members. RealSource is also a member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) the largest trade association in America.
The RealSource Association of Realtors committee selected Jennifer Darby Metzger for her achievements and business accomplishments. For the last 20 years Jennifer has focused on Realtor and Broker responsibilities including business forums, seminars and International Business Conventions. With a full schedule of running her business and managing the office, she also participates in many events as a speaker, partly because of her involvement and knowledge as a licensed New Jersey Real Estate Instructor. Her teachings on topics of building a substantial office, establishing strong client communication, creating smooth transactions, building ethically driven best business practices and trust have always been popular topics in her speaking engagements.
Jennifer has also achieved the Gold NJAR Circle of Excellence Award 2005, Silver NJAR Circle of Excellence Award 1999, 2002, 2006, 2007 as well as receiving the New Jersey Association of Realtors Lifetime Membership in the Distinguished Sales Club for achieving ten or more years in the Million Dollar/Circle of Excellence Clubs. She also completed her CRS, SFR & National Trust for Historic Preservation designations. She had been selected and featured as a national Thirty Under Thirty recipient in a major article in Realtor magazine.
She was invited to be a charter member of the ERA Young Leaders Network, a group of successful second generation real estate brokers nationwide. One recent task that the YLN network focused on was the Tough Mudder competition held in Florida this spring. This event helped raise funds for the Wounded Warriors Project and the ERA Mudders were very successful is raising funds for the cause.
During her real estate career she has worked diligently for charitable efforts, including being the ERA Muscular Dystrophy Co-Chairperson for New Jersey in fundraising for their kids summer camp programs. She has also appeared on the MDA Labor Day Telethon to present annual fundraising checks. Collectively, Jennifer with her team have raised nearly $200,000.00 throughout the years. She is co-founder of ERA Fresh, a community service created where New Jersey farmers grow and supply freshly picked organic vegetables available to area families. The Rutherford Newcomers & Neighbors Club, also founded by Jennifer, brings information to new area residents.
Jennifer participates with her office teammates in events for the American Cancer Society. There are also silent good Samaritan deeds including her assistance in the ERA Starfish Project, where their motto is "It made a difference to that one..." . She's a member of the Meadowlands Moms Club, a group of moms with infants and young children who meet monthly and share common needs, goals and issues. To sum up what everyone thinks about Jennifer, one of many dozens of letters she received says it all, "I have known Jennifer both personally and professionally for over ten years. Jennifer is one of the most professional and sincere people I know. Jennifer's dedication and compassion for her job has always set her aside from her competition and that has helped her succeed to the position she is in today. I would highly recommend Jennifer for any of your real estate needs."
If you are interested in working on Jennifer's team, she can be reached at either of her two Rutherford offices at 118 Jackson Avenue and 57 Park Avenue, by office phone (201) 939-7500 or visit www.northjerseyrealestatecareers.com.