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The Hugh Merkle Team


Buyer's Agent
Listing Agent


Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics at University of Delaware
-BS Business Management, Business

Client Testimonials

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"When we decided to purchase a beach home we turned to Ryan. Immediately he began the search! When we arrived he had a great list of a variety of homes for us to check out. As we went through the homes Ryan gave us plenty of information about the home, the area, & comparisons & there was never any pressure. As we chose our home, he began the process & kept us in the loop with many calls, texts, emails, etc. always reminding us that he was there for our questions & concerns! We now have our home & we Love it!! If you are searching for a home, Ryan is Most Definitely who we would recommend!! He is Professional, goes out of his way to find you exactly what you’re looking for, makes the entire process stress-free, & is so friendly you immediately feel at ease!!"

"Ryan is an exceptional real estate agent. Very accommodating with his time when scheduling appointments. He is very knowledgeable in his market and doesn't mind a bit of hand holding through the buying & selling process, which is very important for first timers! Would recommend Ryan to anyone I know interested in buy or selling property at the South NJ Shore." - Dwayne

"Ryan Manney is exceptionally knowledgeable, professional, honest and friendly. He is on top of everything and even more. My personal experience working with Ryan was very pleasant. He went out of his way to make sure everything was in order. He made me feel confident about my decision and addressed every aspect of buying a new residence. I highly recommend him to anyone looking for a well qualified, professional real estate agent." - Jack

"Ryan is an expert when it comes to buying and selling a home at the shore! The vast knowledge he has of the area is key as buying a home in this area is no joke! Having Ryan on our team has made the process way easier than it would be otherwise, and he is always attentive to details and quick to communicate! Plus: Ask him for local restaurant recommendations! You won't be disappointed." - Rebekah

"We've been working with Ryan for years... YEARS! From the time I first reached out about a property I was interested in to the time we bought was 10 years. And he never gave up on us. Stayed in touch, provided us with great knowledge over the years of opportunities in Stone Harbor, and ultimately helped us purchase a perfect beach property. He provides great communication through the sales process and you know he is working hard for you. Highly recommend Ryan!!" - Kathleen

About Ryan
Driven by a strong passion for real estate, Ryan began his real estate career immediately following his graduation from college. While still in school Ryan held internships in finance, marketing, advertising, and public relations but always had a strong desire to focus on real estate. In 2008 after obtaining his degree in business management from the University of Delaware, Ryan joined the HUGH MERKLE TEAM.

As a licensed New Jersey real estate agent, Ryan has had the opportunity to experience the real estate business in many different areas including rentals, transaction management, and sales. These experiences, along with Ryan’s diverse business background and strong desire to satisfy the needs of his clients have allowed him to be the agent of choice for buyers and sellers in Cape May County.

Ryan specializes in residential luxury vacation home sales in Stone Harbor, Avalon, Sea Isle, Ocean City, Cape May, The Wildwoods and along the New Jersey coast but enjoys helping his clients with any real estate needs they have. Ryan is also a proud member of the Union League of Philadelphia, and a 2004 graduate of Holy Ghost Preparatory School in Bensalem, PA.


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Our Mission and Core Values
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Our Mission
Professionals helping people achieve the dream of homeownership.

Our Core Values (EPIC)

  • Ethical - We demonstrate the highest degree of integrity and ethical behavior in everything we do. We foster powerful stakeholder relationships that are based on trust and respect. We are honest and provide complete transparency. We always strive to do the right thing.

  • Professional - We are an accomplished team of skilled, seasoned professionals, delivering the highest level of personalized service, knowledge and expert advice. We are passionate about what we do and strive for excellence every day. We have an unwavering commitment to service and hold ourselves accountable to all.

  • Innovative - We are proud of our past successes, but we continue to focus on the horizon. We are proactive in enhancing the homeownership experience, making it convenient, effortless and understandable in an increasingly complex world.

  • Caring - We care about one another and all of our stakeholders. We provide a supportive culture where everyone can learn, grow and achieve maximum success. We believe in social responsibility and give back to our communities through philanthropic and volunteer activities.