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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Expands New Jersey Presence Adding Over 100 Network Agents

Global Brokerage Network Adds New Company in the Garden State

Livingston, NJ., March 11, 2022 - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, a global residential real estate brokerage franchise network, is pleased to announce its further expansion in the state of New Jersey with the addition of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Jordan Baris Realty. This addition marks the brand's continued growth in the Northeast region with its 59th network location in the state. 

Owned by industry veteran Ken Baris, the firm will serve both the luxury and residential real estate market throughout Northern New Jersey representing clients in over 9 counties. The brokerage is headquartered in West Orange and has 111 real estate professionals. The company and its agents actively support many local communities and have been heralded for their decades of involvement.

On joining the brand Ken Baris, Owner of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Jordan Baris Realty, commented, “Having been a fan of Berkshire Hathaway for decades, the opportunity to affiliate with one of the worlds most respected brands was simply irresistible. Beyond a name, there is tremendous substance in terms of marketing support, lead generation, business consulting, growth strategy services and a culture aligned with who we are.  With our mission of delivering the highest level of service to our clients and our affiliation with the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices global brand, we are now in a position more than ever to provide true international exposure for our clients, and agents offering increased capabilities, tools and resources to achieve higher levels of success and to grow with us.” 

“Ken has led a successful company for more than 25 years,” said Christy Budnick, CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. “He demonstrates our core values daily – trust, integrity, stability, and longevity – and we are thrilled to welcome him and his team to the network!”

By joining the network, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Jordan Baris Realty agents gain access to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ active referral and relocation networks, and its “FOREVER Cloud” technology suite, a powerful source for lead generation, marketing support, social media, video production/distribution and more.

The brand also provides an exclusive Luxury Collection marketing program for premier listings. Its Prestige Magazine showcases network members’ premium listings with a strong lineup of feature stories covering topics that appeal to high-end real estate clients.

Founded in 1952 by Jordan Baris and now led by his son Ken Baris, the company is celebrating its 70th anniversary as a highly respected Northern New Jersey business leader. Ken Baris is a three-time recipient of RISMedia’s Real Estate Newsmakers of the year, having just been recognized as a 2022 “Luminary”. Ken draws from his massive sales track record includes homes, apartment and office buildings, new construction tracks and land for helping his team maximize their success. As an innovator, Ken has helped develop some of the most prevalent and effective tools in the industry. The company benefits from this by having a lineup rich with tools, technology, support and career development provided to every member of the team.

“We could not be prouder to have Ken and his talented team join our global brokerage network,” said Gino Blefari, chairman, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. “I have known Ken for more than 25-years and he is an effective, charismatic leader. We are looking forward to supporting him as he takes Jordan Baris Realty to new chapters of growth and success.”

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About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Jordan Baris Realty
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Jordan Baris Realty strives to provide an environment in which each agent can develop and grow to reach their full potential. By having well-educated, professional, service-oriented, and caring associates and employees the company is able to offer the highest quality real estate brokerage services to sellers and buyers of residential, commercial and investment properties throughout our marketing areas.

About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices  
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is a global residential real estate brokerage franchise network with more than 50,000 real estate professionals and nearly 1,500 offices across 12 countries including, the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, The Bahamas, and India. In 2021, the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices global network represented more than $179.9 billion (USD) in real estate sales volume. The network, among the few organizations entrusted to use the world-renowned Berkshire Hathaway name, brings to the real estate market a definitive mark of trust, integrity, stability, and longevity.