News Transcript Business Briefs, Dec. 26


Alan Kurlander, a Manalapan resident and real estate agent affiliated with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Marlboro/Manalapan, has set new sales records for 2018. Team Kurlander ranked No. 2 overall in gross commission income and total units sold year-to-date through November 2018 at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, New York, out of 3,700 affiliated agents. “These rankings are a testament to the high quality of service Alan provides to home buyers and sellers on a daily basis. Alan offers unparalleled expertise and has been honored numerous times for his sales achievements,” said Alice Schoemann, branch vice president of the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Marlboro/Manalapan. Kurlander was honored by New Jersey Monthly magazine for his exceptional service as a Five Star Real Estate Agent for 2018, the eighth consecutive year he earned the award. Team Kurlander ranked among the top teams in New Jersey on the 2018 REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents list.

CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township, has welcomed Michelle A Mitchell, a certified nurse midwife with a master’s degree in midwifery. Mitchell joins CentraState’s maternity department, overseeing perinatal quality and safety measures, in addition to joining the physician staff at W2W (Women To Women) Physicians Obstetrics and Gynecology of Freehold. Mitchell’s philosophy of midwifery is providing education, empowerment and compassionate care throughout a woman’s life cycle, especially during the most transformational experiences, such as childbirth. She uses holistic and evidenced-based approaches, as dictated by the guidelines of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the organization that sets the standards for maternal fetal medicine and care.

Team Kurlander, the real estate group led by Alan Kurlander and affiliated with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Marlboro/Manalapan, delivered donations to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program on Dec. 14. “We’re happy to help Toys for Tots brighten the holidays for local children in need,” said Kurlander. The team includes Billy DelQuaglio, Glenn Aaronson, David Frankel, Susan Schneid, Alan Kurlander, Lauren Vandenabeele, Pat Buccheri, Danielle Lazaro and Ian Zucker.

Jim Farrell of Freehold, the CFO of Single Throw, an internet marketing company in Wall Township, has been named the president of the Family and Friends of the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) Association, an international organization dedicated to preserving, remembering and communicating the history of those paratroopers in the 508th who safeguarded freedom around the world during World War II, Korea and Vietnam, among other conflicts. Farrell is a native of the Bronx, N.Y. In 1974 he enlisted the Army, became a military policeman and deployed to Korea. After serving in the Army, Farrell earned a degree in accounting from SUNY-Binghamton. In 2000, Farrell and Larry Bailin co-founded Single Throw, for which Farrell oversees the company’s direction, finances and operations. Farrell is a member of the Monmouth-Ocean Chapter of the Financial Executives Networking Group, which he founded, and is a member of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation.

MoForNovember took place once again at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. The month-long campaign during November encourages men to grow their facial hair to raise awareness of and funds for men’s health and in particular men’s cancer. A record $10,835 was raised and 114 participants took part this year. Members of Howell, Adelphia, Ramtown fire companies, and the Howell, Manalapan and Freehold Borough police departments took part, as well as CentraState employees and CentraState Foundation board members. The New York Shaving Company, Freehold, sponsored the campaign and brought a master barber from Brooklyn, N.Y., to provide a complimentary shave to some of the participants at the end of the event for the shave-off. In addition to the men who participated, Alison Cleary, manager of population health at CentraState’s Health Awareness Center, took part to show her support for those individuals who may be suffering hair loss as a result of treatment.