SPOTLIGHT ON COMMUNITY MAKER: DOREEN DEMARCO

HOLMDEL, NJ:  Holmdel resident Doreen DeMarco believes it’s important to give back to the communities where one lives and works. That’s been her approach in Monmouth County ever since she moved to Holmdel in 1987.

As a mother of three daughters who all attended Holmdel Township district schools, DeMarco has held key fundraising positions for the schools' parent groups. Since 2005, she has been a member of the Board of Trustees for the Holmdel Foundation for Educational Excellence (HFEE), which works to raise the bar of education through grant programs and enhanced learning tools for world language, the arts, literacy, science, technology and athletics for district students.

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DeMarco has also played an active role as a religious education teacher at The Church of St. Catharine in Holmdel. In addition, she serves on the Women's Heart Fund, a committee of the Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation charged with the mission to educate women in Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex counties about the importance of heart health and to raise funds for heart programs, services, and technology at Meridian Health.   

Beyond her volunteer and charitable efforts, DeMarco also gives back to her community through her work as a full-time real estate professional and broker-associate with Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate. Her commitment to providing her clients with a superior level of customer service has distinguished her career in real estate. Moreover, she is a committed advocate for Holmdel and the greater Monmouth County community working daily to help the area’s home buyers and sellers achieve their goals. 

As a proven sales and marketing professional, DeMarco negotiates the purchase and sale ofproperties from luxury residential homes to commercial properties throughout Monmouth County. Most importantly, DeMarco says that every client’smarketing plan as well as her service pledge are built on the foundations of confidentiality, cooperation and good communication. 

Through Gloria Nilson & Co.’s affiliation with Christie's International Real Estate, DeMarco is able to provide an extraordinary level of expertise, access, care and consideration for local and international clients alike.However, as her clients will attest, it is the combination of DeMarco’s personalized attention to clients, marketing savvy and her ability to adapt to changing circumstances that make her an ideal advocate for luxury home buyers and sellers alike. 

Before joining the field of real estate in 2012, DeMarco began her professional career with Federated Department Stores, ultimately becoming a buyer for the company. It was in this role where she gained valuable knowledge and strategic insights about meeting consumer demands in an ever-changing marketplace. Her success was credited with prestigious and highly coveted national awards such as Bloomingdale's Best of the Best Buyer Award. 

Combining her years of retail and merchandising experience with her depth of local knowledge and natural curiosity has made DeMarco a stand-out professional among her real estate peers. She has earned a number of “Top Agent”-style awards in real estate, and has consistently been ranked among the highest producers within the state based on her closed sales volume. In fact, DeMarco has been consistently one of the highest-producing Realtors in Holmdel, and ranks among the best agents in Monmouth County. 

Yet it is her approachable style, hard work and tenacity that have drawn countless clients and their referrals to DeMarco. What’s more, as she has come to understand from her daughters’ experiences and her work with the region’s schools, to achieve success you must keep learning. Whether that learning focuses on new technologies, awareness-based programs or skill building/refreshing seminars, DeMarco is committed to continually challenging herself to incorporate new tools and tactics to her work, as well as approaching opportunities and challenges from a variety of different angles.

Through her volunteer work as well as that of real estate professional, DeMarco has thoughtfully worked to foster environments where the aspirations of those she helps can be more easily achieved. Whether those aspirations involve fundraising for community and education programs, or assisting her clients to fulfill their financial and home buying or selling goals, DeMarco’s approach and depth of experience is frequently just what is called for in these situations. Her high-energy and results-driven approach are her calling cards, and continue to drive her efforts to give back, personally and professionally.  

The DeMarco family is also well known in the area for Doreen's husband's family business; DeMarco Catering and Gourmet Deli in Aberdeen, NJ.  Doreen DeMarco is also an active member of the Holmdel Chamber of Commerce. Doreen DeMarco is on the move!