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 is a Licensed Real Estate Sales Associate with Compass RE NJ, and joined as a Founding Member in 2020. She is a blogger and writes two separate blogs, one about Real Estate and another about Autism. She grew up in South Florida, and lived in New Orleans for many years. Since 1999 she has been a resident of Short Hills, and has lived in 4 different houses in her first 5 years in town. She is very familiar with moving, buying and selling homes, flipping houses, renovations, new construction, understanding market values, as well as local areas and all they have to offer.

She has worked closely with her husband, renowned Designer Builder Architect Matthew Rosenbaum, in a host of high end properties and has developed dream homes along with wise investments. Melanie takes the time to help people plan their real estate journeys, every step of the way. With buyers, she loves helping people find the property that suits them best like a match-maker. With sellers, she prides herself on NOT being the realtor that makes people homeless. She wants to know where they are going first, before she sells their home.

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), a National Association of Realtors, Seller's Representative Specialist (SRS), as well as a Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA). She served on agency leadership councils, and is a paramount producer ranked in the top 2% of the Garden State Multiple Listing Service.

Client Testimonials

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"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.


Melanie Rosenbaum’s Listings

Listed By Compass
20 Hardwell Road

Short Hills, NJ 07078

7 BD
8.5 BA