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About Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 

Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty celebrated it’s best year yet in 2018 with over 2,700 transactions and over 2 billion in sales. In 2018, they announced the opening of their new Montville regional office, expanding their presence in Morris County. Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty is proud to be affiliated with Sotheby’s International Realty®, a brand which provides global reach, with over 900 offices worldwide in 72 countries and territories worldwide, 22,000 affiliated independent sales associates, and more than $112 billion in global sales volume in 2018.

Prominent Properties Southeby's International Realty currently represents more than 700 active sales listing, an portfolio of over 1 billion.

Marketing New Jersey Real Estate at the Highest Level, Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty is an integral part of the New Jersey real estate landscape, with a dedicated team of over 600 licensed professionals and staff working out of 13 offices throughout Northern and Central New Jersey. Regional Offices are located in Alpine, Edgewater, Englewood Cliffs, Franklin Lakes, Hoboken, Montclair, Montville, Ridgewood, Saddle River, Short Hills, Summit, Tenafly and Westfield.

Some facts:
Ranked #117 in Volume nationally by Real Trends in 2017
Ranked #121 in the Top 500 Power Broker Survery 2017 by RIS Media
Ranked #1 in NJ for Highest Average Sales Price in 2017 by RealTrends 500 Report fot he 7th Consecutive year.
Ranked #21 in the U.S> for Highest Average Sales Price in 2017 by RealTrends 500 Report

Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty is committed to skillfully serving their clients and the community, fostering a culture of ethics, collegiality, community, and diversity; delivering exceptional results within the industry as a top-ranked, fully integrated New Jersey real estate services firm. For further information visit: or connect on social via Facebook:

 “We’re excited to be Platinum Signature Sponsors for The Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival,” says Amy DeBellis Ridgewood Regional Office Manager. “We appreciate that this festival showcases the work of the students and gives back to the community with a scholarship.”

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What is TEEM? 

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TEEEM (The Empathic Entrepreneur Equality Mission - provides innovative opportunities to women, immigrants, and young people to become social entrepreneurs to create a better and more connected world of greater empathy and equality. TEEEM works with populations that have historically been given limited possibilities to effect meaningful impact. We provide financial and operational support to today’s oppressed peoples in some of the world’s poorest places in Africa, Asia and South America and tomorrow's global-decision makers right here in Bergen County New Jersey. We believe in bringing the world to Bergen County, New Jersey and reciprocally the county to the world. With a holistic focus on medical care, economic empowerment and education, we are currently working with poor, remote and underserved communities in Burkina Faso, Senegal, Ethiopia, Kenya, Cambodia and Peru. Whether treating thousands of patients in Burkina Faso and Ethiopia, empowering hundreds of women with micro loans in Senegal, providing jobs to villagers at 11,000 feet in the Peruvian Andes, or providing thousands of meals to malnourished students and upgrading schools respectively in Kenya and Cambodia, TEEEM has done so much for so little in the past year. Hopefully, at the time of publication we will have a site in Mongolia as well as making preparations to add sites in Haiti and Central America.

Each of the TEEEM sites above, are matched with a Bergen County high school. Students comprehensively learn about history, geography, climate, demographics, economics, education, culture, religion and more. Perhaps most excitingly, with TEEEM support and on-the-ground partners, students have the opportunity to collaborate or even co-manage a nonprofit in which the bottom line is saved lives, empowered communities and a safer world. This is a great opportunity for students to learn, be a co-manager, and a social entrepreneur.

Our high school partners and their corresponding sites include Ridgewood/Cambodia, Pascack Valley/Burkina Faso, Northern Highlands/Senegal, Waldwick/Kenya, Westwood/Ethiopia and Bergenfield/Peru.

We’re helping students to THINK BIG and challenge themselves to make an impact on issues that are currently plaguing the developing world. We know that students have amazing potential to contribute to solving these problems. Empowering these students continues to be one of our most important goals at TEEEM!

TEEEM was started in July 2016 with the philosophy that the world would be a better place if there were three more E’s in thein the world: Empathy, Equality and Entrepreneurship. Empathy is the feeling in which one emotionally imagines what it is like to be in the place of another person. Equality is the belief that human relations would be better if there were no discrimination and much less income differentiation between the rich, the poor and those in-between. Entrepreneurship is a behavior, which if linked or synced to the feeling of empathy and the thought of equality, the world would, through social entrepreneurialism, be better because it would be more equally and empathically connected. 

Expansion of empathic partnership possibilities is our main goal, and as such, TEEEM will attempt to establish more sites and provide more opportunities including ones to younger, middle school students in Bergen County. Also, because we at TEEEM feel great gratification in our work, we would love to extend social entrepreneurial opportunities for county residents seeking an outlet to put thought feeling and behavior together for a better and safer world of empathic partnerships. If you want to find out more about TEEEM, please visit our website at or call Jarret Schecter at 917-622-7850. 

NOTE: Humanitarian of New Jersey-A photo documentary book of the TEEEM story will be available for sale at The Ridgewood Guild Film Festival. For $20, TEEEM will match the cost of  the book which will provide meals for 250 malnoursided students or treat 8 patienst with life-ttheatening conditions.