MJ has been successfully selling real estate throughout Connecticut for over 30 years and has helped over 1500 families in her career. As a lifelong resident of Connecticut, MJ graduated from Bentley University, Waltham, Massachusetts in 1986 with a BS degree in business management and MBA from the University of Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut in 1994. She is also a 1999 graduate of the Repperts School of Auctioneering, Auburn, Indiana and adds the title of Real Estate Auctioneer to her resume. She holds the prestigious CCIM designation as well as the CRS and CRB titles.
Besides working diligently in her career, she takes time to volunteer in the community. She is a member of the New Britain-Berlin Rotary Club, past member of the Rotary Club of Essex, Past President and current board member of the Central Connecticut Association for Retarded Citizens, Past Vice Chairman of the Foundation for Special Care and has served as a director of New Britain Community Mental Health Associates. MJ uses her real estate auctioneering skills to assist several non-profit groups in fund raising efforts. Also, MJ’s love for historic homes spreads far and wide with membership in the Connecticut and National Trusts for Historic Preservation as well as teaching continuing education for Realtors on historic home marketing and valuation. She is considered an expert in this field.
MJ has always had a special place in her heart for rescue animals. She works with the Friends of Berlin Animal Control in sponsoring pet awareness days and featuring adoptable animals in her newsletter, is a Legacy member of Our Companions Animal Sanctuary in Connecticut and a regular donor to the Connecticut Humane Society and St. Hubert’s Animal Shelter. She has adopted cats, rabbits and dogs from local shelters.
Finally, she has a passion for rowing and belongs to several community rowing programs; a former rower at Riverfront Recapture, in Hartford, currently an active member of the Blood Street Scullers, Old Lyme and The Pettipaug Rowing club, Essex. She has competed in several head races and had the honor of racing a 2x at the Head of the Charles, Boston, Massachusetts in 2010 with her doubles partner Doreen Joslow. MJ is licensed to sell real estate In Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.