Meet the Team
Are you considering a move in the Bergen County area? Our communities offer convenient proximity to NYC boroughs, New Jersey, and beyond. The Colligan Group – Keller Williams Realty office is located in Ridgewood, NJ. Our exceptional team has a great deal of experience serving all of Bergen County and the surrounding area, including Glen Rock, Wyckoff, Ridgewood, and Fair Lawn.
Nena works to sell each home as if it were her own. Her success in real estate is a direct result of the referrals she receives as a trustworthy and dedicated professional. She is fully attentive and accessible throughout the entire Real Estate transaction. Her goal is her client’s complete satisfaction.
Nena has an extensive background in sales, negotiating, and marketing and obtained the Certified Negotiations Expert certification. She is a certified e-PRO agent and has access to the leading resources in technology that allow her clients to be in the best possible position while trying to buy or sell a home. Nena also obtained the Senior Real Estate Specialist, and Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource, and Accredited Buyer Representation designations through the National Association of Realtors.
As a 30-year resident of Glen Rock (and a life-long resident of Bergen County!), Nena has gathered a vast knowledge of the area. She is familiar with the entire county, with a concentration on the areas surrounding Glen Rock, Fair Lawn, Radburn Association, Wyckoff, Ridgewood, and Tenafly.
Nena’s volunteer activities include Chair of the Ridgewood House Tour for the Junior Women’s Club, President of the Glen Rock Cooperative Nursery School, Chair of Central School’s Spring Auction, Directing and Choreography of Central School’s Annual Musical, and Production Coordinator for Glen Rock Middle School’s musicals.
Nena grew up in Tenafly, and after graduating from Rutgers University, she moved to Fort Lee. Nena and her husband, Mark, moved to Glen Rock in 1989, and have three wonderful sons (four if you include the Portuguese water dog!)
Our Dedicated Realty Team
Sophie brings a business background in luxury hotel marketing and hospitality to the Bergen County real estate market, offering her buyers and sellers the highest level of customer service and comfort in their home buying or selling experience. Licensed in both New Jersey and New York, she has bought and sold her own homes and now lives in Wyckoff, NJ, with her young family (and dog). Her personal experiences have taught her how to best guide her customers seamlessly through the home buying or selling process from start to close. Detail-oriented, energetic, and knowledgeable about the geographic areas she serves, Sophie consistently goes above and beyond the average Realtor duties to perfectly match the right home with the right family.
Selling real estate is Patti’s passion. Patti feels fortunate that she can combine her love of homes and meeting interesting people with her ability to provide superior customer service, strong marketing skills, and win-win negotiating techniques. Prior to her career in real estate, Patti enjoyed 15 years as a marketing representative at Hewlett-Packard Co.
Her volunteer activities include Executive Board member at Byrd School and Sunday school teacher at her church. Patti has also been President of a local investment club. Her interests include interior design, walking, and nutrition. Patti is a member of Habitat for Humanity along with several professional organizations, including the National Association of Realtors, the New Jersey Multiple Listing Service, and the Garden State Multiple Listing Service.
Patti grew up in Glen Rock, and after graduating from William Paterson University, lived in Mahwah and Radburn before returning to Glen Rock in 2001 to raise her family. She and her wonderful husband Craig have two children, JP & Sarah.
Jackie Haughn is the newest member of The Colligan Group, joining us as our Transaction Coordinator. Before getting her Real Estate license 4 years ago, she spent over 20 years in corporate America as an Executive Assistant. Now she brings her organization and customer service skills to our team. Jackie is married and has 2 grown children and will be a first-time grandmother in July 2021! She has been a Bergen County resident her entire life and currently lives in Emerson. Some of her passions include cooking, rowing, DIY projects, antiquing, travel and spending time with family and friends, and of course…Real Estate!
Barbara’s goal is to make your real estate experience as seamless as possible. Utilizing the knowledge she has acquired through residential sales and leases, property management, and office administration, she effectively manages all aspects of a real estate transaction. With 23 years of real estate experience, Barbara is licensed as a broker-salesperson. Through continuing education, she strives to stay abreast of the newest technology, regulations, and trends affecting the real estate industry.
Barbara is a lifelong resident of Bergen County, where she and her husband raised two daughters. She enjoys spending time with family, being outdoors, and volunteering as treasurer for the Ridgefield Park Woman’s Club EMD and as a member of the Ridgefield Park Community Garden.
Kathleen Barlotta has provided The Colligan Group with her extensive home staging and interior design expertise since 2012. As a service to our sellers, we provide staging help at no cost to the seller. An accredited home staging professional with a BFA in layout and design, Kathleen’s vast experience, specialized training, and strong spatial sensibilities allows her to easily visualize the inherent staging or design potential of any home or office. Kathleen’s collaborative approach to working with each client enables her to transform any home into one that buyers will want to make their own.
Greg’s extensive background in film & television has provided him with a unique perspective on the real estate photography business. Now in his 15th year as a real estate photographer and videographer, and with over 6000 homes photographed and sold, Greg still keeps a fresh perspective on digital imaging by treating each new listing with creativity and attention to detail.
Bryan produces high-quality, professional videos for The Colligan Group. Educated at Seton Hall University in Video & Television Broadcasting, he has had the opportunity to work with major media companies, including CBS in NYC and Chicago, before leaving the corporate world to work for himself. He uses his strong understanding of marketing techniques and his drive to create engaging content to meet all of our client’s goals.
With over 19 years of experience in the mortgage industry, Cathy has been ranked in the top 100 Loan Originators, which is the top 1% in the country for the past nine years in a row. Cathy has funded over $150 million in closed volume annually with helping more than 350 clients each year. Cathy is known for getting loans approved that other banks couldn’t get done. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer, looking to invest, trade up, or have decided to downsize, Cathy will be there to help you through the whole process. Guaranteed Rate offers almost every loan product out there, allowing Cathy and her team to help you with your specific mortgage needs!