Born and raised in Essex County, real estate agent Stacie Bender has always called New Jersey home. After spending several years in the bustling city, she returned to Monmouth County, where she currently resides. Stacie’s professional experience, energetic personality, and strong negotiating skills make her a standout agent in this area. She is currently serving clients in Monmouth and Ocean County.
Stacie’s professional career began in retail. She attended the Fashion Institute of Technology where she studied fashion merchandising before taking off in several high-level roles at notable stores including District Manager in New York City. However, thirteen years ago she decided to shift paths. Real estate is the perfect way for Stacie to combine her love of interiors with her extensive sales background.
Stacie has a true eye for design and renovation, which she brings into the buying and selling process. This attention to detail and ability to envision helps her clients find their dream homes. Stacie doesn’t believe that when the sale closes, the relationship is over. She’s there for her clients whenever they need her. Stacie is truly in the industry to help families find their dream homes, her favorite part of the business.
The personal experience that Stacie has for the area gives her a unique perspective when working with sellers in Monmouth County. As a lover of the water herself, Stacie also has a knack for selling waterfront properties. She can speak to the perks that living waterfront presents and help sellers envision their dream space. Stacie is a specialist in helping navigate the specific process of buying waterfront homes, including any unique challenges that may arise.
Stacie’s energetic personality and strong negotiating skills have earned her several notable awards, including the NJ Realtors Platinum Circle of Excellence Sales Award. Since 2016 she’s been awarded the NJ Realtors Circle of Excellence Sales Award. Her newest and most recent accomplishment is the Top Produced Little Silver Award.
When Stacie isn’t representing her clients, she enjoys spending time with her family. She has two daughters, Ellie and Rylie, that keep her busy with their lacrosse games. When the whole family finds time to relax, they love spending their days on the water, whether it’s the ocean or river. The beautiful part of living in New Jersey is the waterside access that Stacie and her family utilize 10 months out of the year. Stacie personally enjoys renovating homes. Over the years, she and her husband have renovated many homes on the peninsula.