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JUAN CARLOS BARRENECHE

Founder I Goldbar Team

Juan Carlos Barreneche is the Founder & President of The Goldbar Real Estate Team. From a very young age Juan Carlos knew he wanted to help people on a major level, which propelled him to a career in real estate. Recent publications including NYWeekly, Fox News, CBS, NBC, and Yahoo Finance have featured Juan Carlos as a rising star in real estate. At just 28 years old, he is one of the most successful leaders in the industry leading a team of top ranked agents throughout NY and Florida. In just 3 years, Juan Carlos has recruited more than +700 agents to his brokerage. Host of the Luxury Agent Podcast, he is known for being connected and interviewing the most successf...

ABEL CURIEL

Partner I Goldbar Team

  917.579.0146            abel@goldbarteam.com

Abel Curiel is the Vice President of the Goldbar Real Estate Team with eXp Realty. He is proud to say that they are one of the only real estate teams in NY that specialize in working with buyers. Over the last few years, they have created a system to help as many clients as possible achieve their real estate goals.

Ever since he could remember, Abel was always fascinated in helping people achieve their goals. Born and raised in Queens, Abel is the son of first generation immigrants from the Dominican Republic. As a kid, he would always go out of his way to help his siblings or friends with whatever they needed.

During highschool Abel was the captain of the b...

  917.579.0146            abel@goldbarteam.com

PETRA BERGSTRAND

Partner I Goldbar Team

Ms Bergstrand has a very long term experience within real estate and in particular sales and management. With a family business plus +20 years in NYC, Ms. Bergstrand understands the importance of market search, marketing, customer service and negotiation skills. Ms. Bergstrand experience span from investment properties, townhomes and co-ops & condos and rentals in NYC including properties such as The Plaza Private Residences, The Grand Madison, The Link, The O'Neill, 20 Pine Street, The Sheffield, The Downtown Condominiums and many more.

ECATERINA (KATERINA) MOROSAN

Partner I Goldbar Team

  929.444.8802            katerina@goldbarteam.com

Ecaterina Morosan is a Residential Real Estate Agent and a proud partner at The Goldbar Real Estate Team, eXp Realty. She and her teammates believe that a good relationship is always above any transaction. She represents both sides of a sale process: sellers and buyers. In addition, she works with multiple landlords throughout Brooklyn helping them to find tenants for their investment properties. Besides existing properties, she works with developers on their under-construction projects in order to bring the properties to market on time.

Before joining The Goldbar Team, Ecaterina worked as a rental agent with Ideal Properties Group. The company is mostly oriente...

  929.444.8802            katerina@goldbarteam.com

JASON MATTHEWS

Partner I Goldbar Team

  857.261.7600            jason@goldbarteam.com

Jason Matthews is a local real estate agent in Queens, New York. He was born in the country Jamaica and came to the US when he was 7 years old. Jason is a Residential Real Estate Agent and a proud partner at The Goldbar Real Estate Team, eXp Realty. He joined the Goldbar Real Estate Team specifically to be around individuals that operate at a Gold standard as the baseline and constantly motivate him to be a better version of himself.

Jason represents the Residential & Investment sales division on the team. He specializes in Single Family, Multi-family, Mixed-Use, Condo, Co-Op and Luxury Residential sales.

Before joining The Goldbar Team, Jason worked as a pro...

  857.261.7600            jason@goldbarteam.com

AARON ZUCKER

Partner I Goldbar Team

  718.404.6483            aaron@goldbarteam.com

Aaron Zucker is a realtor in Queens, New York. He specializes in helping first time homebuyers as well as first time investors achieve their dreams of home ownership. Aaron’s first goal is to educate these buyers on the home buying process, free of charge, of course. He calls it a homebuyer consultation. Since there is a pandemic, Aaron hosts the consultations over zoom for everyone’s convenience. They go over the fees involved in the process so there are no surprises later on.

Aaron’s end goal is to help 100 homebuyers this year. What differentiates him from others is his patience with buyers and sellers. Furthermore, the manner in which he organizes every...

  718.404.6483            aaron@goldbarteam.com

IVETTE GUZMAN

Partner I Goldbar Team

  917.295.8572            ivette@goldbarteam.com

At a very early age, Ivette witnessed her mom always trying her best to help others. Ivette realized that although she would say otherwise, she wanted to be just like her. Without knowing English and very little education, and a lot of hard work, her mother has built a business that not only contributes and gives back to her community, but continues to help people from different walks of life. Ivette knew then she wanted to be like her mother and she’s sure of it now.

Ivette’s introduction to real estate began in 2006 in the title industry. She went into the business completely unknowledgeable. But, thanks to her employers at the time, Ivette was able to proce...

  917.295.8572            ivette@goldbarteam.com

FLOR OGANDO

Partner I Goldbar, Team Operations Manager

  347.309.5983            admin@goldbarteam.com

Flor Ogando serves as the Operations Manager for the Goldbar Real Estate Team. With a background in psychology and business administration, Flor has an innate ability to connect with others which was paramount to her success in the field of higher education prior to real estate. This allows her to naturally forge relationships with colleagues and clients because she is always willing to go the extra mile.

The moment Flor stepped into real estate she fell in love with the field and in addition to real estate, Flor has developed an interest for streamlining processes and workflows.

Kindness, compassion, respect and strong work ethics are values Flor holds dearly....

  347.309.5983            admin@goldbarteam.com

PORTIA CALO

Partner | Goldbar Team, Recruiting Manager
Portia Calo serves as the Recruiting Manager for The Goldbar Team. Portia is the first point of contact when a new associate inquires about joining our team. Her main role includes training, onboarding, & managing associates in order to better add value to our clients. Portia not only trains the associates on the team values and principles, but she also ensures that they are experienced in leveraging our in-house technology to better serve the clients we work with.

When not working in real estate, you c...

ANDY MONCADA

Partner I Goldbar Team

  631.522.2792            andy@goldbarteam.com

Andy Moncada is a first-generation American whose parents both came to and met each other in the US after leaving their home countries at 18 years old. His parents had to work very hard to give Andy the life he had growing up and the way they raised him taught him a lot of the core values he carries today.

One of those values is centered around the idea of helping those in daily life around us. There are very few feelings better than genuinely having a positive impact on someone’s life. Andy cherishes the moments he can accomplish that, and he especially loves the feeling of helping others accomplish their real estate goals which is something Andy is grateful t...

  631.522.2792            andy@goldbarteam.com

STEVEN PULLA

Partner I Goldbar Team

  516.462.2456            steven@goldbarteam.com

Specializing in the sale and lease of properties throughout Long Island and New York City, Steven Pulla brings an unparalleled one-on-one service to each of his clients. Raised in Queens and Long Island, New York. Steven Pulla obtained his Real Estate License shortly after his graduation at Adelphi University and dove headfirst into the world of Real Estate. Since 2018, Steven has continued to increase his sales volume year-after-year.

The key to Steven’s success is simple: a genuine passion and infectious enthusiasm for the Real estate industry. When you combine a charismatic and welcoming individual such as Steven with a true desire to help others accomplish t...

  516.462.2456            steven@goldbarteam.com

MAHUM MUNIR

Partner I Goldbar Team

  917.913.7134            mahum.munir@exprealty.com

Born and raised in the midwest, Illinois, Mahum Munir received her degree in Biology with a minor in Education. Now residing in New York City, she currently teaches and tutors young children. Shortly after, an opportunity presented itself which allowed her to find her passion for helping others. She came across the network marketing industry and became successful in recruiting, building relationships, and helping others succeed.

She obtained a skincare certification along with a nutrition license and was able to help her clients feel their best. Having this eagerness to assist others, allowed her to discover a new avenue in the real estate profession.

Worki...

  917.913.7134            mahum.munir@exprealty.com

STEVEN TORRES

Partner I Goldbar Team

  787.246.3556            steventorres@goldbarteam.com

Steven Torres currently resides in Central Florida with his wife. When he was 18 years old, Steven decided to join the Military so he could serve his country. After 6 years of service, he was fortunate enough to move to Florida so that he could explore his passion of working in real estate.

Steven's interest in real estate was sparked after spending some time in the field with his grandfather, who was a very successful contractor. Steven grew a passion for the business after seeing how dedicated his grandfather was with every single project he took on. His dedication, drive, and service skills are traits Steven has always admired and have made his own. Using his...

  787.246.3556            steventorres@goldbarteam.com

EDWIN CORALES

Partner I Goldbar Team

For the past 3 years, Edwin has been focusing on becoming one of the Top Producing Real Estate Agents in Southern Nevada. In this short time, he became the #1 agent at his 125 agent brokerage, 2 years in a row! Edwin recently was awarded the Double Gold Award, consisting of over $185,000 in Gross Commissions, 40 or more transactions AND over $13 million in closed volume.

Edwin has a background in negotiations, from having served 30 years as a Police Officer, 5 of which were as team leader of a Crisis Negotiation Team for the North Las Vegas Police Department.

Ricky Carruth

Partner Alabama | Goldbar Team

is the founder of Zero To Diamond and the first free real estate coach in the world. As a 20 year real estate agent, he has closed over 100 deals a year since 2014 as a single agent and still going. His mission is to reduce the failure rate in the real estate industry through spreading his message to as many agents as possible.

Chris Fuhrman

Partner Texas | Goldbar Team

Since becoming a Realtor, I have had to find a balance between two extremes common to many salespeople. I was drawn to real estate because it is a “people” business, and I would be helping people navigate (and negotiate) through some of the most significant transitions of their lives.

Jonathan Bennett

Partner Alabama | Goldbar Team

is a Realtor with eXp Realty. He is an Alabama native and graduate of the University of Alabama, where he received a bachelor in accounting. Jonathan served in the United States Army and the Alabama Army National Guard, where he specialized as a multimedia illustrator.

Morgan Reed

Partner Atlanta | Goldbar Team

has always had an entrepreneurial mindset. His drive, discipline, and vision for success led him to be a Top 1% Agent at 25 years old. He went from starting out as a single real estate agent, to recruiting his family to join the team. When the family began to get too busy, Morgan has brought on 10 other agents to help with the overflow of clients. Just three years later, Morgan and his team have helped hundreds of clients.

Chris Griswold

Partner | Goldbar Team

Having been a part time agent, a buyers agent and now a solo agent its time for me to start and create the biggest EXP team in Philadelphia

Nitu Bedi

Partner | Goldbar Team

My Name is Nitu Bedi, what inspired me to get into Real Estate was to create something of my own.  What I did not know then was that this would not only allow me that opportunity but would also give me a sense of reward and satisfaction not only for achieving my goals but equally the warmth and love I feel of people I meet and represent.

Sheila Romo

Partner | Goldbar Team

Based in Myrtle Beach, SC, Romo Realty has witnessed the tremendous change and growth that’s transformed the area into one of the South's most sought-after destinations. Broker and Managing Partner, Sheila Romo, relocated from Vermont in 2018 to South Carolina and she has taken comprehensive knowledge learned in a massively successful career in Mt. Snow, Vermont to segue into the buying and selling of upscale real estate, land, and vacation property in the surrounding area.

Eric Horner

Partner | Goldbar Team

I am a people person and that's what led me to this business. Sure I love real estate and design and architecture. But that's not how I got here. I'm here because I love meeting new people everyday. I love putting together puzzles, every real estate deal is a puzzle and finding the right pieces to put together to make it to closing.I love the grind of it! I love the challenge of it.

Lance Lippman

Partner | Goldbar Team

is a Real Estate Agent with a financial and accounting background as he is currently still is an active but non-practicing, Certified Public Accountant (CPA).  Therefore, his expertise is in property analysis with a focus on Luxury Residential, Commercial, and helping investors in all aspects of Real Estate make sound investment decisions. 

Jeff Lippman

Partner | Goldbar Team

is a professional Real Estate Broker and Coach with many years of experience in sales, training and managing a successful brokerage. Specializing in Luxury Residential and Investments, Jeff guides his clients to ensure the smoothest and easiest transaction possible.

Real Estate Agent

The Goldbar Team is a Top Ranked Real Estate Team servicing both New York and Florida. We pride ourselves in serving our clients on the highest level possible as their life long real estate advisors. Our specialty consists of working with buyers, sellers, investors, international clientele, & luxury clientele. Our team consists of agents servicing various markets with specific specialities, in order to provide the best experience possible. With over $100M+ in sales & a network of more than 50,000+ Agents globally, there is no doubt why we are one of the fastest growing real estate teams in the world. Our brokerage, Exp Realty, serves as a leader in technology based brokerage models and is continuing to expand into new markets globally. Markets we currently service in NY include the 5 boroughs of New York City, Nassau County, Suffolk County, and The Hamptons. Markets we currently service in South Florida include Miami, Palm Beach, and cities in between. Markets we currently service in in Central Florida encompass Orlando to Tampa Bay. Our brokerages' global reach & exposure includes North America, South America, Europe, South Africa, Australia, & Asia. If you need any assistance when it comes to your next real estate transaction, please do not hesitate to contact The Goldbar Real Estate Team.

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