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Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), Cartus Network Marketing Specialist (CNMS), Cartus Network Referral Specialist (CNRS), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Luxury Property Specialist (Luxury Specialist)

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About Me

Amy Paternite has a long history of service, for over 16 years she’s been putting her clients front and center.  Amy leads Amy Paternite Homes – a top-producing, real estate team specializing in South Orange/Maplewood (SOMA) and the surrounding New Jersey communities of suburban New York City. 
With confidence and a collaborative no-nonsense approach, Amy has become a sought after agent, known for her unbeatable local wisdom and experience in negotiating New Jersey’s competitive residential market.  Amy is also noted for her close personal relationships with contractors, tradespeople, and other realtors — relationships that benefit her clients at every stage of buying and selling.  Client describe Amy as an innovative marketer, a refreshingly direct communicator, and a tough negotiator with unfaltering determination and a get-it-done attitude. 
Amy is active in her community, she can be found almost every Wednesday morning volunteering at The Interfaith Food Pantry of The Oranges. She also serves as the Local Government Relations Chair of the Community Relations Committee of Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest and serves on the board of Woman’s Philanthropy of Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest. Her local philanthropic efforts also include being a Sustaining Sponsor of the Achieve Foundation for the SOMA School District. 
Before discovering her passion for real estate in 2006, Amy spent a decade honing her problem-solving and negotiating skills as the owner of a boutique music industry public relations firm. Now she takes joy in transforming real estate transactions into positive life experiences for her clients, which result in creating clients for life.


  • National Association of Realtors
  • North Central Jersey Association of Realtors
  • Garden State Multiple Listing Service
  • CRS Designation: Certified Residential Specialist, the highest credential awarded to residential sales agents.
  • ABR Designation: Accredited Buyer Representatives, the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation.
  • Certified Relocation Specialist (Cartus "Platinum" Broker)
  • Maplewood Chamber of Commerce
  • Community Relations Committee, Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ
  • Womens Philanthropy Board Member, Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ
  • Golda Och Academy Parents Association
  • Columbia High School HSA
  • Member of Chabad at Short Hills
  • BA in Communications and Music, SUNY at Buffalo
  • Alumna of Berklee College of Music in Boston


  • NJAR Circle of Excellence Sales Award, 2009-2021
  • WSJ Real Trends/America's Best Real Estate Professional 2021, 2022
  • NJ Monthly Magazine FIVE STAR PROFESSIONAL Real Estate Agent Multi-Year Winner
  • Coldwell Banker President's Council
  • International President's Elite Award (Top 1% of approximately 92,000 Coldwell Banker sales associates worldwide)

Personal Background:

Current Resident of South Orange, former resident of Maplewood
Married with two daughters
Classically trained pianist