Mario Venancio Named #1 Real Estate Sales Professional in New Jersey


1404148980RUMSON, N.J. - Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate today announces Sales Associate Mario Venancio, based in the Rumson office, has been named the number one real estate sales professional in New Jersey by REAL Trends’ The Thousand as advertised in The Wall Street Journal. Nationally, Venancio ranked 88th among his peers. Both rankings are based on his 2013 sales volume of $95,503,389. In 2013, he ranked second in the state based on his 2012 sales volume.

1404149037“The best individual agents and teams—including Mario Venancio’s award-winning efforts—were nothing short of phenomenal considering the recovering real estate market,” says Steve Murray, founder of Denver-based publishing and communications company REAL Trends, which compiled the list.

Venancio is now ranked in the top one half of 1 percent of the more than 963,000 REALTORS® nationwide.

“This is Mario’s second year at the top of this list, and he is consistently our top performing sales associate,” says Richard Schlott, owner of Gloria Nilson & Co. “He sets the standard for our outstanding client service and professional excellence. Mario is one of the examples why Gloria Nilson & Co. ranks among the best in New Jersey and continues to be the premier choice for home buyers and sellers throughout the region.”

“I’ve built my business year after year on great customer satisfaction. Whether it’s a $130,000 condo or a $3 million estate home, I try to make it a very positive process for our clients,” says Venancio, who has been selling real estate for 21 years. “We work hard to do a really great job and offer better client service than anyone else. That’s what wins repeat business and client referrals.”

The ranking of The Thousand can be found at:

About Gloria Nilson & Co.

Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate owned by Dick Schlott, has serviced the most discerning buyers and sellers of residential real estate in New Jersey for more than 35 years with 21 offices and more than 700 sales associates throughout New Jersey and Bucks County, PA. Our experienced sales professionals are experts in their markets, and are committed to uncompromising customer service. For more information or to contact an office near you, please visit

About The Thousand

This awards program was developed jointly by WSJ. Custom Studios (and is not affiliated with the Editorial Department) and REAL Trends, a leading source of analysis and information for the residential real estate brokerage industry. REAL Trends The Thousand honors America’s elite real estate agents and their companies and is compiled and analyzed by REAL Trends with a special ad section included in The Wall Street Journal.