Resources Real Estate Welcomes Agent Linda Gillespie

Posted by Mary Hurl — February 2, 2012

1328202996RUMSON: Resources Real Estate proudly announced that sales associate Linda Gillespie has joined the company’s Rumson office. Gillespie was most recently an agent with Gloria Nilson Realtors in Rumson having previously worked as an award-winning Realtor in the Princeton area for over 11 years.

“We are absolutely thrilled to have Linda join our team,” said Carolynn Ozar Diakon, broker owner of the company. “Linda is exactly the kind of agent that Resources Real Estate has come to exemplify: smart, informed, and skilled… she’s truly exceptional and we are proud to have her come on board.”

Gillespie has earned numerous industry accolades, including NJAR Circle of Excellence Award from 2003-2008 and 2010, ranking her among the top real estate professionals in New Jersey. She is also an Accredited Staging Professional Realtor who can assist her clients in preparing their homes for sale to gain maximum advantage.

“I was drawn to Resources because they’re a boutique agency with a high standard for ethics and professionalism,” said Gillespie. “I work hard to represent my clients and am pleased to surround myself with likeminded agents.”

“Linda brings a level of commitment to her work that is truly refreshing,” said Thomas McCormack, broker and partner in the company with Diakon. “The care she demonstrates for her clients’ needs is a clear indication of the way she perceives her role: as a trusted advisor. She doesn’t take her clients’ trust lightly and it shows.”

A 16-year resident of Mercer County, Gillespie relocated to Fair Haven, fulfilling a lifelong dream to live by the water. The mother of four active boys, Gillespie was attracted to the area’s fine schools, artistic community and beaches.

“Working with Linda was a pleasure,” said Tom AND Cari Lawless who worked with Gillespie in the sale of their home when moving to Rumson. “She continuously demonstrated confidence and a clear understanding of the market and was able to secure the sale of our home at a very fair price in this extremely challenging real estate environment.”

Diakon opened Resources Real Estate, a full service real estate company in 2000. McCormack joined her as co-owner in 2010.

Resources Real Estate is located at 112 East River Road in Rumson, NJ, and at 36 Beach Road in Monmouth Beach, NJ. For more local real estate info you can call 732-212-0440 or visit

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