New Jersey Realtors® 2017 Leadership Team
Robert Oppenheimer, ABR, CRS, CIPS, CDPE
Oppenheimer currently is the broker/owner of RE/MAX Fortune Properties in Englewood Cliffs and has been a Realtor® since 1986. He served as president-elect in 2016 and first vice president in 2015 for NJ Realtors®. Oppenheimer has also served in numerous chair and committee positions for the association. On the local level, he served as president of the Eastern Bergen County Board of Realtors® for four years and was named their Realtor® of the Year in 2010. He has also served on numerous committees for the National Association of Realtors®. Oppenheimer has served as director for the New Jersey Multiple Listing Service on and off for the past 10 years. He was also the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award in 2014 for RE/MAX of New Jersey.
Oppenheimer resides in Cliffside Park with his wife, Joan.
Christian J. Schlueter, ABR, SRES, e-Pro, CDPE
Schlueter has been licensed since 1985 and is a broker-sales associate with RE/MAX at Barnegat Bay in Toms River. He served as NJ Realtors®’ first vice president in 2016 and has also served on numerous committees over the years. Locally, Schlueter served as the 2008 president of the Ocean County Board of Realtors and has remained active in numerous committees. He was named the 2003 Realtor® of the Year for both OCBOR and NJ Realtors®. Nationally, he serves as a director and on the professional standards committee. He previously served on the national risk management committee.
He volunteers his time teaching Realtor® safety courses locally and around the state. Schlueter regularly supports the Children’s Miracle Network and resides in Lanoka Harbor with his wife, Sharon.
First Vice President
Horowitz, a Realtor® with RE/MAX American Dream in Denville, has been a Realtor for 20 years. She has served on numerous NJ Realtors® committees and has been a member of the board of directors since 2008. She served as president of her local board, the North Central Jersey Association of Realtors®, from 2012-2014 and has been a trustee there since 2005. Additionally, Horowitz has served on committees and advisory groups for the National Association of Realtors®.
Jeffrey A. Jones
A Realtor® since 1983, Jones is the broker/owner of Amerisource Realty Network, LLC in Parsippany. Jones has served on NJ Realtors®’ board of directors, executive committee, and numerous committees. He also served as 2016 treasurer.
Locally, Jones is a member of the North Central Jersey Association of Realtors® and has served on their board of directors. He was their 2015 treasurer and previous served as secretary. At the national level, Jones has served on the commercial committee, legislative committee, and regulatory committee. He has been an RPAC Major Contributor since 2013.
In addition to his association work, Jones serves as a continuing education instructor for the North Central Jersey School of Business and is a member of the New Jersey Supreme Court ethics committee.
Tg Glazer, ABR, e-PRO
He has been a member of the NJ Realtors® Board of Directors since 2009 and was a member of the Executive Committee in 2009 and 2013. Additionally, he has served on numerous state committees.
At the national level, Glazer served on the member communications committee and as an RPAC fundraising trustee. Locally, he served on the Greater Union County Association of Realtors® RPAC Committee as well as on the Monmouth County Association of Realtors® RPAC committee and public relations committee. Glazer resides in Westfield and has two awesome two sons.
Jarrod C. Grasso, RCE
Chief Executive Officer
As chief executive officer, Jarrod C. Grasso leads NJ Realtors® in its mission to serve the professional needs of its members, develop programs and services to conduct business successfully and ethically, and advocate for private property rights and the real estate industry.
Grasso joined the association in 1999 and was promoted to vice president of government affairs in 2002. For nine years, he served as NJ Realtors®’ chief lobbyist before reaching his current role.
In addition to his work in New Jersey, Grasso has maintained an active role on the national association level, and served as a National Association of Realtors® Director and Chair of the Association Executives Committee in 2015.
In 2006, Grasso was honored by NAR with the Realtor® association Certified Executive designation, which recognizes his specialized industry knowledge and achievements. In 2013 Grasso was also inducted into the NAR Association Executives Committee’s Dr. Almon R.”Bud” Smith Leadership Society.
Grasso has been honored on numerous occasions for his work within the association and for his involvement in his local community. Currently, he serves as vice chair of the foundation board at Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health Community Medical Center and currently serves on the board of directors for the hospital. He is also a member of the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide Board. Grasso also received a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Duke University in 2004.
In 2015, Grasso was recognized by the Women’s Political Caucus of New Jersey with the Good Guy Award for his leadership in advancing policies in support of women and families. He has previously been selected by business publication, NJBIZ, as a winner in the annual “Forty Under 40” award program.