New Jersey Realtors® 2020 Leadership Team
Sicoli, ABR, became a Realtor® in 1983 and the Broker/Owner of Century 21 Award Agency in Nutley in 1986. She served as President-Elect 2019 NJ Realtors®, First Vice President 2018, Treasurer in 2014 and 2015, and is a former Divisional Officer of Association Operations, Professional Conduct, Industry Advocacy, Communications and Public Relations and Professional Development, currently serving as NJ RPAC Trustee.
She is a past president of North Central Jersey Association of Realtors®, and is currently a trustee for the North Central Jersey Association of Realtors®. Since 2014, she has been a National Association of Realtors® director and a NAR Federal Political Coordinator. In 2015 she was inducted into the NAR RPAC Hall of Fame, served on the Major Investors Council for NAR, and currently serves on the Realtor® Party Trustee Campaign Services Committee.
She and her husband, Michael, reside in Fairfield.
Jones, a Realtor® since 1983, is the Broker Owner of Amerisource Realty Network, LLC in Parsippany, a commercial real estate firm specializing in office, retail, land sales, and leasing. At the state level, Jones has served on the NJ Realtors® Board of Directors, Executive Committee, 2017 Treasurer, 2015 Association Operations Division Officer, and 2014 Professional Conduct Division Officer. In addition, he has chaired and served on numerous committees.
At the local level, Jones has been a member of the North Central Jersey Association of Realtors® Board of Trustees for several years. He has served as Secretary and Treasurer twice. At the national level, Jones served on the Commercial Committee, Legislative Committee, and Regulatory Committee as well as a special Presidential PAG on commercial real estate in 2018. He has been an RPAC Major Donor since 2013.
In addition to his association work, Jones has authored a commercial course for North Central Jersey Association of Realtors® continuing education classes. He currently serves as one of North Central Jersey School of Business instructors. A National Association of Realtors® certified Mediator. He also served as a member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Ethics Committee. Jeff and his wife Marianne have been married for 36 years and have two daughters, Katie and Kelly.
First Vice President
White is a lifelong resident of Monmouth County, became a Realtor® in 2001 and earned his broker’s license in 2005. He is currently the Branch Vice President-Managing Broker of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Spring Lake.
Since 2008, White has been an active Director of the Board for the National Association of Realtors®. Currently, he serves on the Broker Engagement Council and is a representative on the Top 75 Large Firm Directors. He is also a RPAC Golden “R” and in 2016 White was inducted into the NAR RPAC Hall of Fame.
White has also served on the NJ Realtors® Board of Directors since 2008. He was Association Operations Division Officer in 2019, Professional Development Division Officer in 2018, and has chaired and served on numerous committees.
On the local level, Robert has been an active member of the Monmouth Ocean Regional Realtors® since 2002, been a member of the Executive Committee since 2008, and served as President in 2014 & 2015. He has also chaired many committees such as Associates, Budget and Finance, Grievance, MLS, Legislative & Political Affairs, and RPAC. In 2005 and 2015 White was named MORR Realtor® of the Year.
Over the years White has volunteered for a number of local organizations and is currently on the Board of Trustees for the Boys and Girls Club of Monmouth County. He is also serving his fourth term as President of the Interlaken Borough Council and is the Chair of the Administration & Finance Committee and the Public Safety Committee.
White lives in Interlaken with his husband of 22 years, Andrew DePrisco.
Morin currently serves as a New Jersey Realtors® Educational Foundation Trustee, NJ RPAC Trustee, and is the Professional Development Division Officer. She is a member of the Political Affairs Committee and served as 2018 Convention Committee Vice-Chair. On the local level, Morin serves on Metro Centre Association of Realtors® Board of Directors. She also serves on local committees including Budget & Finance, RPAC Fundraising, Public Relations, Bylaws, Education, and Realtor® of the Year.
In 2019 Morin was a Member of the National Association of Realtors® Association Executive Committee Volunteer Leadership Advisory Board, and in 2018 was a member on the NAR Professional Development Committee. In 2017 Morin was named Realtor® of the Year on the state and local level.
Immediate Past President
Ilene Horowitz, ABR, AHWD, a Realtor® with Coldwell Banker in Mountain Lakes, has been a Realtor® for more than 23 years. An outstanding member of the Realtor® community, she has served on dozens of local, state, and national committees. She has held several leadership positions for each committee including President of the North Central Jersey Association of Realtors® from 2012-2014, and the 2016 NJ Realtors® Realtor® of the Year. She has been an NJ Realtors® Circle of Excellence Award recipient from 1999-2018. Horowitz served her community on the White Meadow Lake Property Owners Association Past Board of Directors, as well as the White Meadow Lake Festival Day Committee and White Meadow Lake Blood Drive.
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. In 2020, Grasso received the National Association of Realtors® William R. Magel Award of Excellence for excelling in his role as an association executive.