POINT PLEASANT BEACH, NEW JERSEY (December 15, 2006) - Diane Turton, Realtors leads the “New Jersey’s Top Women-Owned Businesses” list published by NJBIZ, which ranks the businesses by 2005 sales.“Earning the recognition as the top women-owned business in the entire State of New Jersey is a huge honor,” said Diane Turton, President and Broker/Owner of Diane Turton, Realtors. “Receiving this distinction shows we are continuing to provide the type of customized service our customers want. I want to thank our fabulous team of agents, our full-time staff, and of course our loyal clients for making all of this possible.” Earlier this year, Ms. Turton was selected by NJBIZ as one of “New Jersey’s Best 50 Women in Business,” an awards program that recognizes New Jersey's most dynamic and distinguished women in business today. It serves to highlight their contributions to business and the community and salutes their ability to overcome obstacles in non-traditional work environments. In addition, she was named an Executive of the Year 2006 finalist as part of the NJBIZ Business of the Year Awards, which recognizes the state's most dynamic business leaders who share a commitment to professional excellence, business growth and the community.Ms. Turton and her firm, Diane Turton, Realtors have recently claimed several other honors including receiving the “Golden Osprey Award” from the Southern Monmouth Chamber of Commerce, which recognizes individuals and companies for outstanding accomplishments in the fields of business, community service and development of young professionals. In addition, Ms. Turton was also recently named Enterprising Women of the Year by Enterprising Women Magazine and “Humanitarian of the Year” by the National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ-NJ), Jersey Shore Chapter.About Diane Turton, Realtors Founded in 1986, Diane Turton, Realtors is a full-service real estate company serving Monmouth and Ocean Counties, New Jersey and Southeast Florida. Divisions include Relocation Services, Signature Properties, Lifestyles (properties for Active Adults) and the Bed & Breakfast division. Turton Commercial Real Estate, an affiliate of Diane Turton, Realtors, sells or leases all types of commercial property, including retail, office and industrial space, and represents the buyers and sellers of land, investment property and mixed-use facilities. Turton Financial Holdings, LLC, also an affiliate of Diane Turton, Realtors, was launched in 2005 to assist clients of Diane Turton, Realtors with mortgage financing, title insurance and insurance needs. Diane Turton, Realtors, which consistently ranks in the top of the markets it serves, produced more than $1.3 billion in closed sales in 2005. The company’s Web site is www.dianeturton.com
and its toll-free number is 1-877-DTURTON.