Mary Ellen loves dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s to make sure every client’s transaction runs as smoothly as possible. She has enjoys getting to know our clients and finding ways to positively impact their buying/selling experiences.
Mary Ellen is local to our area, having grown up in Verona, and has a varied background that serves her well in this business. Prior to attending business school and receiving her MBA, she spent 6 years as an environmental engineer cleaning up Superfund sites in New Jersey. She then spent 2.5 years in Malawi, Africa teaching secondary mathematics as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Following business school she held various positions in finance for Honeywell International for over 6 years.
Taking a break from the paid work force to care for her children, Mary Ellen committed herself to volunteer work. She has been a PTA co-President, a PTA Treasurer, a catechist at Our Lady of Sorrows. She currently is Treasurer for the Achieve Foundation and the Columbia Home and School Association, and she is an Assistant Commissioner for the SOMa Flag Football League.
She and her husband have lived in Maplewood for 18 years and have three sons in the South Orange Maplewood school district. Mary Ellen’s number one pastime is reading. She also enjoys tennis, puzzles and mahjong.