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Cheryl is passionate about local real estate, and she is sincere in her desire to understand what her clients want, and help them achieve it. Their goals become her goals. Whether it is a New Yorker tentatively contemplating life across the river, or a growing family wishing for a larger house. Cheryl is here to listen, ask questions, and help each client find the right solution in order to achieve their goal.

As a citizen, property owner and parent, Cheryl has navigated surrounding communities, and has experienced the local real estate market first hand. No doubt, being local is valuable, and so too is Cheryl's twenty-two year career in global media management and digital marketing with well-known companies, including The Weather Channel, ABCNews/ABC Entertainment,, and While at Yahoo! as Managing Director of account management for North America, Cheryl decided that as much as she had enjoyed her challenging executive career, and working and living in foreign countries and American cities, it was time to shift her focus, and to apply her media and marketing know-how to a local business, her own business in local real estate.

Cheryl approaches real estate with the same dedication and intellectual curiosity she has applied to all areas of her life. In order to represent her clients most effectively, Cheryl welcomes opportunities to stay ahead of changes in the market and the industry, and hone her skills. To this end, Cheryl is a Certified Real Estate Advisor, Master Certified Negotiation Expert (MCNE), Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource (SFR) and an Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR).

Cheryl's stellar performance has been noted and honored. Among her many awards are: Sale of the Year, Top 10 Agent for 2012, 2014 NAR Circle of Excellence Award, Top 25 Producer and Top Associate for Volume and Units awards . Her passion for the housing market, architecture, interior design and extensive sales and marketing experience enables Cheryl to be a successful consultant and advisor for your real estate needs.

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  • “Cheryl is a phenomenal realtor and helped us every step of the way during our journey to find our new house. She is very responsive and knowledgeable about the local market and I highly recommend her to others looking for a home....”

    C. Czyzewski
  • “Cheryl worked very hard with us to find the right property. Her negotiation skills and character were so helpful. We are very pleased and grateful for everything!...”

    M. Abbate
  • “I was extremely reluctant using the service of realtor as I have interviewed a few and have been disappointed for the 5-6% fees that they charges and providing little to no service. I accidentally met Cheryl and found her to be extremely professional and knowledgeable, and often goes out of her way to help with...”

    T. Do
  • “Cheryl Darmanin was an exceptional Realtor for me when it came time to purchase my first home. She helped me narrow down my choices by personalizing the process; really narrowing down on my needs and budget, without sacrificing any of my must haves or quality. Cheryl helped me navigate the complexities of home buying, which...”

    Y. Decosterd
  • “Cheryl sold our townhome in less than 5 days for over asking price. She is an expert in her field. She is a true professional and hard working. She guided us step by step through the process and advised us well. I felt like we had a real partner that we could trust 100%. She...”

    C. Abashkin
  • “Cheryl was right with us all the way. She came up with many great ideas, and marketed worldwide (our buyer came from Switzerland!), yet she was open and cooperative with our ideas too. She didn't let anyone step on our toes, and protected our interests throughout. She also helped us buy a house, and was...”

    N. Dugan
  • “Cheryl is a very experienced and knowledgeable realtor. Most of all she is very patient. We worked with her for couple years before we finally purchased a home that we loved. She stood by us throughout and cooperated fully. She is very friendly and helpful,one of the best realtors out there....”

    S. Agarwal
  • “I want to reiterate what I said yesterday about how great you are to work with. Both you AND Monika are fantastic! This house was a major challenge for me given my circumstances and deadline to move out of my old house. You were so helpful and patient, in particular while you were showing me...”

    E. Shulman
  • “Cheryl was recommended to us by her managing director at Sotheby’s. She was professional and thorough as she helped us navigate a housing market where there was very little inventory. We needed a very specific home set up to accommodate multiple generations under one roof. In addition to helping us find a new home, she...”

    K. Meola
  • “Thank you so much for helping find our new home! It was such a pleasure working with you. As you know, we were looking for a home for a while and went through a few realtors. My husband and I were impressed with how prepared and professional you were. You listened to what we wanted...”

    C. Abashkin

Located in Northern New Jersey along the direct train lines into New York City, we specialize in Montclair, Verona, South Orange, Maplewood, Millburn/Short Hills, Livingston, Summit, New Providence, Berkeley Heights, Chatham, Madison, Harding and Morristown. However our preferred agent network allows us to assist you in the purchase or sale of any property in the continental United States or around the Globe! So whether you are in the United States, Canada, South or Central America, Europe, Asia, Africa, or Australia, we can help! Feel free to call or email for a private, stress-free discussion. Let the Darmanin Group at Keller Williams Suburban Realty help you achieve your real estate goals today!