Melanie Rosenbaum

Melanie Rosenbaum

CEO, The Rosenbaum Group | Real Estate Sales Associate | Founding Member Compass RE NJ


North Central Jersey Association of Realtors® 2013 Rookie of the Year
Garden State Multiple Listing Service Top 2% of Agents​
Agent Leadership Council


New Construction
First Time Buyers 

National Association of Realtors, Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA)
National Association of Realtors, Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR)
National Association of Realtors, Seller's Representative Specialist (SRS)

Annual Short Hills House Tour Benefiting Millburn Township Public School’s Department of Special Services
SEPAC, Special Education Parent Advisory Committee
Safety Committee Chair, Hartshorn Elementary School
Strategic Planning Committee, Millburn Board of Education
MSPEC, Millburn Special Education Committee


Tulane University - B.A, Sociology
Fairleigh Dickinson University - M.A., Education


Autism New Jersey

About Melanie
Melanie Rosenbaum is the area’s premier real estate concierge. She excels at collaborating with her clients to understand their needs while employing her extensive real estate expertise to provide a stress free, positive experience for home buyers and sellers alike. Melanie’s attention to detail, superior client support, and proven track record of success, has been recognized by the Garden State Multiple Listing Service ranking her in the top 2 percent of realtors in the area.   
Melanie is unmatched in the unique set of skills and experiences she brings to the home buyers and sellers she partners with. She is a resident of Short Hills for over 20 years, a parent with first-hand knowledge of the local school system and is very active in the community. Melanie is the founder of the well-known Annual Short Hills Architectural and Real Estate House Tour, which benefits the school district's special services. She keenly understands the many benefits the area has to offer and guides her client partners along their real estate journey every step of the way.  
Melanie's passion for real estate was born in 1999 when she began working alongside her husband, renowned Designer Builder Architect Matthew Rosenbaum, to flip high-end homes. She quickly gained real hands-on experience in building and renovation, which provides key insight into local suppliers, ordinances, and agencies. This experience, her empathetic way with people, and passion for taking on tough challenges makes Melanie an ideal advocate and partner, benefiting both buyers and sellers.  
Melanie earned a B.A. from Tulane University and a Master's degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She received NCJAR's Rookie of the Year Award in 2013, is designated as an Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR), Sellers Representative Specialist (SRS), along with being certified as a Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA). She authors blogs on real estate and autism and is involved in numerous local community projects.  
Let Melanie guide you along the path to find or sell your home, with the security of knowing she will use her unique experiences to ensure your needs are met and she exceeds your expectations while providing expert real estate concierge service.   
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"Melanie was a fabulous broker. She completely understood our wants and needs when it can to selling our house. The process was very smooth due to her knowledge and expertise. We would definitely work with her again! Thank you Melanie!" - Mindunn R.

"Melanie actually helped us through three transactions, two sales and a purchase, all at the same time. Every transaction involved multiple principals and Melanie was an expert at navigating the complicated personalities and personal feelings involved. One of the homes we sold was my mother-in-law's home of almost 60 years. The sale was very emotional for my MIL and Melanie managed to be both business savvy and emotionally sensitive. Her knowledge of the local market, negotiating skills and personal touch are unparalleled. I recommend her without hesitation" - Meghan C.

"Melanie is a great real estate agent. She has extensive knowledge not only for the local house market for Short Hills/Millburn, but also the house structure, layout, location, traffic etc. She helped us on the real estate strategy and plan, and provided very helpful advice. Her connections helped us to find highly potential house" - Xiaomei H.

"Melanie has been a tremendous resource in my search for a house. Her responsiveness and eagerness has been a tremendous asset for us" - Sarah P.

"Melanie was truly wonderful to work with. She was very enthusiastic and energized, making something that could be stressful enjoyable. She is highly organized and on top of everything. I would recommend her to anyone and everyone looking to find their dream home" - Olivia P.

"Melanie's extensive knowledge of the area left us with little need to do research on the area. As long time Brooklyn residents, the move to the suburbs for our growing family was a daunting task for us. Melanie did such a wonderful job quelling our fears of making the move and assured us that given where we were in life, work, and family we would look back and wonder why we didn't do it earlier. she was on top of every listing, provided (very) honest opinions on the properties and went above and beyond what i expected from a broker. Wonderful agent with a wonderful family with a strong love for NJ." - Sanela R.

"Melanie was extremely helpful is helping us find our land, she is extremely knowledge in the area. She was very patient with us throughout the process, getting to know us and understand what we wanted. She was always looking out for our best interest, never pushing us and was very honest. Highly recommend her!" - Amit D.

"Melanie secured a renter for my home in 10 days! Moreover, it was an excellent tenant. On top of it all, her primary service/expertise is not rentals. Melanie is honest and does the right thing for simple reason it's the right thing to do. Melanie is highly motivated and will provide you with excellent, dedicated service." - John Y.