Top Agency Corcoran Sawyer Smith Thrives Along the Hudson

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Corcoran Sawyer Smith agent Megan Gülick.

Few real estate brands have the pedigree of Corcoran, which is proudly represented in Hudson County and beyond by Sawyer Smith. Since establishing themselves in 2012, Sawyer Smith Residential has become the premier agency in Jersey City and Hoboken with over $1.25 billion dollars in sales.

Despite a challenging market with inventory shortages and rising interest rates, Corcoran Sawyer Smith has maintained their top position within New Jersey’s Gold Coast with a varied group of talented realtors. The firm, totaling over 100 passionate real estate professionals serving Jersey City, Hoboken, and beyond, sports the #1 spot in per agent production and their listings in Hoboken and Jersey City were on the market for the fewest days in the region.

The firm can also boast of fetching the highest average sale price for properties that sold for over $1 million within Hoboken and Jersey City in the third quarter of this year. Corcoran Sawyer Smith’s recipe for success involves remaining highly focused on each agent’s individual objectives and providing them with resources to help achieve and succeed at those goals.

Standout agents at Corcoran Sawyer Smith include Megan Gülick, who sold a whopping $14 million of real estate during 2023’s third quarter. Gülick’s haul landed her in the top 1% of producing agents in Jersey City and she was the top producing agent in The Heights.

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Megan Gülick.

Gülick has additionally pre-sold a combined 11 total units for M2M Development and Pride Investments while the new construction homes are still in the pre-market phase. Year to date, she successfully sold 68 properties, rented 22 homes, and has 19 active listings.

“The biggest driver of Megan’s success is honestly her grit, determination, and complete dedication to the job,” says firm principal and founder Sawyer Smith. “She’s up and running literally every day, constantly fielding calls and requests, solving problems, orchestrating deals, and seeing the process through from beginning to end.”

Smith additionally praised a fantastic support team that Gülick assembled in addition to the Corcoran Sawyer Smith’s support team, who can step in and provide resources whenever needed.

Another one of Corcoran Sawyer Smith’s biggest success stories is also one of their newest faces. Pavel Saikin joined the firm over the summer and has already closed almost $6.7 million in sales during just his first three months. Pavel also increased his average sales price by 27% since moving to the firm, jumping from $750,627 to $954,143.

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Pavel Saikin.

Pavel takes a data-driven approach by releasing reports to his clients and the move to Corcoran Sawyer Smith has enabled him to collaborate with a wider array of experienced agents to improve his market analysis. Pavel brings an equally detailed analysis to his home-sellers, stressing that to capitalize on the full potential of the market, precise data and great marketing are a necessity.

In a recent sale, Pavel was able to identify a pricing anomaly on a three-bedroom condo in Downtown Jersey City. He quickly advised his clients to capitalize on the opportunity before the rest of the market caught on and with quick execution, he was able to secure the property for his buyers that was 5-10% underpriced in a highly competitive market.

The teamwork highlight of Corcoran Sawyer Smith is the dynamic duo of Meredith Foster and David Tucker. The former brings 13 years of experience as a corporate recruiter in New York City to the table, while the latter has 18 years of experience in concierge automobile brokerage business.

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Meredith Foster.

The pair started their real estate journey with Sawyer Smith in 2021, where they leveraged various lead generation platforms and focused on building relationships with their network. Meredith and David, three years after launching their real estate business with Corcoran Sawyer Smith, now rank among the top producers at the brokerage.

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David Tucker.

Working for an affiliate of Corcoran has given them access to a powerful online portal while boosting their visibility and credibility in the market. With a proven track record of turning leads and sales, they stay in touch with their past and potential clients through email and social media.

To learn more about Corcoran Sawyer Smith, visit their website or stop by their four offices in Hoboken or Jersey City.


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