HOBOKEN, N.J. – (July 27, 2016) – Grisselle Martinez, a sales associate affiliated with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Hoboken, has been recognized as one of the Top 250 Latino real estate agents in the United States for 2016 by the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP).

Martinez ranked No.167 on NAHREP’s list of the real estate industry’s leading Hispanic real estate agents and brokers in America. She also earned Top 250 recognition in 2012. Fifteen affiliated Coldwell Banker agents nationwide were recognized among the Top 250 Latino Agents for 2016.

The Top 250 report recognizes “agents whose hard work and dedication has led them to close an outstanding number of transactions in an effort to increase the rate of sustainable Hispanic homeownership in communities across the county.” According to NAHREP, the Top 250 represents 24,163.92 in closed transaction sides and over $5.26 billion in total sales volume. Honorees were selected from a pool of 700 self-nominated agents, the largest selection of candidates since the award debuted in 2012.

“This extraordinary honor reflects Grisselle’s professional drive, market expertise and pure talent for this business. The service she provides to her clients in unsurpassed. I am very proud of Grisselle for her achievements,” said Hal Maxwell, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, N.Y.

A perennial award winner for her sales excellence, Martinez earned the NJ REALTORS® Circle of Excellence Sales Award® at the prestigious Gold Level for 2015. The Grisselle Group, Martinez’s real estate team, was inducted into the Coldwell Banker International Diamond Society for 2015, representing the top 38 percent of approximately 2,400 affiliated Coldwell Banker sales teams in the U.S. and Canada. The Grisselle Group placed in the Top 50 teams at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, N.Y. for 2015, ranking No. 31 for total gross commission income and No. 20 for total units sold. She has earned the New Jersey Builders Association SAM Award on multiple occasions.

Martinez specializes in Hudson and Bergen counties, including all waterfront communities. She is a native of Cuba and a longtime Hudson County resident. Martinez is bilingual, fluent in English and Spanish. She is an award-winning New Homes Specialist and a certified expert in negotiation, residential construction, real estate consultation, marketing and 1031 exchange. Martinez has earned the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Green Designation, possessing an understanding of marketing and seeking homes with eco-friendly features. She is also certified as an e-PRO, up-to-date with the latest real estate marketing trends and technology.

Active in her community, Martinez volunteers with Toys for Tots, Habitat for Humanity, Gilda’s Club and the Susan B. Komen Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness. Professionally, she is a member of NAR, New Jersey Realtors, the Liberty Board of Realtors, Eastern Bergen County Board of Realtors, and the New Jersey, Garden State and Hudson County multiple listing services.

For more information about buying or selling a home, contact Grisselle Martinez with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Hoboken at (201) 798-3300, directly on her cell at (201) 725-5903 or by email atGrisselle@RealEstateByTheHudson.com. The office is located at 323 Washington Street. Area listings can be viewed at www.RealEstateByTheHudson.com.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, New York, a leading residential real estate brokerage company, operates 51 offices with approximately 3,000 affiliated sales associates serving all communities from Rockland County, N.Y. to Monmouth County, N.J. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, N.Y. is part of NRT LLC, the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage company. Visit www.ColdwellBankerHomes.com for more information.