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first_imgFort’s Revitalization Agency to Move to Temporary Office Coldwell Banker Resi­dent­ial Brokerage has announced its top agents in Monmouth County for the month of July with Alan Kurlander being named the Monmouth County Associate of the Month of July.Kurlander ranked No. 1 in sales production in his Marlboro/Manalapan sales office and among all Coldwell Banker Residential Broker­age agents in Monmouth County.Five additional agents were honored as Associates of the Month, ranking No. 1 in sales production in their respective sales offices. They were: Donna Bruno, Holmdel/Colts Neck; Carol Ashworth, Howell; Frances “Fran” Judas, Middletown; Pauline Poyner, Rumson/Fair Haven; and Diana Hamilton, Wall/Spring Lake Township. RB Law Firm Hires New AssociateRED BANK – The growing law firm Zager Fuchs, PC has hired Richard J. Angelo, Esq. as an associate attorney.Richard J. AngeloA resident of Long Branch, Angelo earned his bachelor’s degree from Monmouth University in 2004 and his juris doctor from Rutgers University School of Law-Newark in 2011. He spent the past year serving as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Lawrence M. Lawson, assignment judge of the Superior Court of the State of New Jersey for Monmouth County.The attorneys at Zager Fuchs, a 45-plus year-old firm, serve a mostly regional clientele where they have built “generations of trust” within the community. Nilson Realtors Announces Associate of the Month SHREWSBURY – Mary Lou Mannino, sales associate with Gloria Nilson, REALTORS®, Real Living’s Shrews­bury office, was awarded Associate of the Month in July.The designation is granted to the office agent with the highest volume in the given month.“Mary Lou earned this award through her hard work and dedication to the outstanding customer service Gloria Nilson REALTORS is known for,” said Pat Bell, president of Gloria Nilson. “Our company holds all of our sales associates to the highest standards of customer service and industry expertise, and we thank Mary Lou for her continued dedication to Gloria Nilson REALTORS’ mission of superior service and real estate sales excellence.”Mannino earned her real estate license in 2005, and joined Gloria Nilson REALTORS the same year.Her community volunteer activities include the Little Silver PTO, Little Silver Youth Athletic Association, coach of Little Silver Recreation Sports and manager/board member of the Oceanport Lions Swim Club.Mannino lives in Little Silver with her family and takes great pride in staying active in the community. Tasher Earns Premier Advisor Designation from Wells Fargo – Again RED BANK – Wells Fargo Advisors has for the 28th consecutive year designated Mark Tasher, senior vice president-investments, as a member of the firm’s Premier Advisors Program, a distinction that reflects Tasher’s achievement of professional success through a consistent commitment to client service.“Tasher is among a select group of professionals at Wells Fargo Advisors who have achieved the status of Premier Advisor by consistently demonstrating his willingness and capacity to understand his clients’ life goals, as well as an ability to develop and execute plans designed to help achieve their aspirations,” said Jim Hays, president of the Wells Fargo Advisors Private Client Group. “Mark’s high level of commitment to his clients sets a standard and serves as an example for others. We are very proud to have Mark on our team.”To qualify for the Premier Advisors Program at Wells Fargo Advisors, financial advisors must demonstrate a high level of production and a commitment to professional service. The Premier Advisor Program represents the best of the best of advisors at Wells Fargo Advis­ors. Tasher has been a financial advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors for 28 years and has 34 years experience in the brokerage industry. ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – The Atlantic Highlands Chamber of Commerce is holding a business-networking event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Memphis Pig Out, 67 First St.The event will feature a menu of baby back ribs, southern cheese dip, black-eyed pea croquettes, fried okra and other southern favorites.The coast is $10 for chamber members, $12 for members of the Eastern and Northern Monmouth County chambers of commerce and $15 for nonmembers.Additional information the chamber and its upcoming activities is available by visiting, or calling 732-872-8711. Coldwell Banker Names Top Agents for July Atlantic Highlands Chamber of Commerce Holds Business-networking Meeting EATONTOWN – The Fort Monmouth Economic Revital­ization Authority (FMERA) will be moving its marketing and real estate operations, beginning Sept. 20, to its new office at 15 Christopher Way, Eatontown.The temporary location is fully accessible to members of the public, and FMERA’s telephone number remains the same: 732-720-6350. The remainder of the FMERA staff will temporarily occupy office space on the former fort property in the Army’s caretaker office at no cost.During its August meeting, the FMERA Board approved the five-month lease with 550 Realty Corp. for 1,800 square feet of office space.  FMERA hopes to move to its permanent location at the former fort library in Oceanport by February 2013.The existing lease agreement at Corbett Way in Eatontown, which the Fort Monmouth Economic Revital­ization Planning Authority entered into in August 2007, expired on Aug. 31.In August 2010, Gov. Chris Christie signed into law the Fort Monmouth Econ­omic Revitalization Authority Act, creating FMERA and charging it with advancing the Reuse and Redevelop­ment Plan authored by FMERPA. The New Jersey Economic Development Author­ity (EDA) staffs FMERA, which currently has nine employees.Led by Chairman James Gorman, FMERA Board members are: EDA Chairman Alfred Koeppe, Governor’s Authorities Unit Director Regina Egea, Monmouth County Freeholder Lillian Burry, Eatontown Mayor Gerald Tarantolo, Oceanport Mayor Michael Mahon, Tinton Falls Mayor Michael Skudera, state Department of Commun­ity Affairs Commis­sioner Richard E. Constable III, state Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin, state Department of Labor and Workforce Develop­ment Commissioner Harold Wirths, New Jersey Depart­ment of Transporta­tion Com­missioner James Simpson and public members Dr. Robert Lucky and Robert Ades.For more information on FMERA, visit

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