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Maxine “Max” Harelick

Sales Associate at Ridgewood

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A Bergen County native, Max combines her 25+ years of experience as a successful attorney with a passion for helping real estate clients achieve their goals. Her legal career sharpened the negotiation, analytical, and communication skills Max utilizes to advocate for both buyers and sellers. Clients appreciate Max’s genuine demeanor and approachability, which allow her to easily build trust and maintain relationships. Known for her integrity and professionalism, Max understands the importance of discretion and keeping clients well-informed each step of the way. Be it first-time homebuyers or individuals looking to expand or downsize, clients rely on Max to patiently guide them through the process of identifying their real estate goals while delivering personalized attention to ensure their needs are met. She has been recognized for her achievements as a consecutive year recipient of the company’s Top Producers Award as well as the prestigious NJ Realtors® Circle of Excellence® Sales Award®, most recently earning Gold Level for 2021 & 2022. Max has led the Ridgewood regional office as the #1 Agent in units sold since 2020 and, at the inception of her career, Max received Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International’s Rising Star Award.

A graduate of NYU Law, Max spent several years at a leading NYC law firm before returning to her New Jersey roots to continue practicing corporate law and raise a family in her hometown of Fair Lawn. As a long-time Fair Lawn resident, Max’s in-depth knowledge of the community and surrounding towns, together with her resourceful nature and solution-oriented approach, make Max an invaluable asset to her clients. She knows firsthand the many reasons Bergen County is a great place to live: the excellent school systems, the cultural diversity, and easy access to beautiful parks and NYC, just to name a few. While her primary focus is Bergen County, she welcomes the opportunity to serve clients from counties throughout the State.

As a certified Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES), Max possesses the knowledge and expertise to understand and address the distinct real estate goals, concerns and needs of today’s seniors. Max’s professional affiliations include the National Association of REALTORS®, New Jersey Realtors®, Greater Bergen REALTORS®, New Jersey Multiple Listing Service, and Garden State Multiple Listing Service. Max is also a member of the Greater Bergen REALTORS® Grievance Committee, which is responsible for reviewing ethics complaints and arbitration requests involving realtors and brokers. Max can often be spotted in her Fair Lawn neighborhood with her amazing four-legged companion who was rescued after giving birth to ten puppies in South Carolina. Max understands that purchasing or selling a home is a life-changing event, and she looks forward to assisting her clients with this transition in any way she can.


Beds: 4Baths: 2

Single Family

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