About Joy's Team

Joy Luedtke

Joy Luedtke, Broker of Record

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Joy is a native Long Beach Islander who lives in Barnegat Light. She has almost a quarter-century experience marketing and selling the finest homes on LBI's prestigious North End. Joy will utilize your time wisely, focus on your priorities and, most importantly, use her knowledge and negotiating skills to help you achieve your goals. Joy also makes the process fun!

Jean B. Luedtke

Jean B. Luedtke, Broker-Sales Associate

Jean Luedtke is a name that for 43 years has represented the best in real estate marketing on Long Beach Island. Mention her name and agents and customers alike react with smiles, anxious to share anecdotes about her enthusiasm, quick-thinking, integrity and insights into both the market and her customers' and clients' real needs and wishes.

Michael Ziman

Michael Ziman, Sales Associate

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Starting a snow removal company at the age of 10 and a cleaning service at 15, Michael is a born entrepreneur. Putting together his first real estate deal while attending The University of Michigan, Ross School of Business, Michael saw his future in real estate. He has since developed a vast knowledge of state and local zoning and building codes, architectural design, and an intricate knowledge of the LBI Real Estate Market. Michael continues to pursue his dreams in real estate, and to learn something new from each of his many projects and experiences.

Jon Mann

Jon Mann

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Meet the newest member of the Joy Luedtke Real Estate team: Jon Mann, son of an Island developer. Jon has been sailing the local waters since he was 14. He graduated the University of Delaware with a degree in Civil Engineering. Now Jon brings his local knowledge and professional expertise to help you identify your ideal LBI home. Jon also works closely with the Island's most eminent developer of high-end properties Ziman Development.

Sheryl Lewandowski

Sheryl A. Lewandowski, Sales Associate

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A full time resident of Loveladies, Sheryl has been listing and selling real estate on LBI for over 14 years. Her philosophy is that buying or selling a home should not be just a transaction, but the opportunity to build a lasting relationship. She is proud of the fact that the majority of her new clients are referred to her from former satisfied clients, as there is no greater compliment. Sheryl has earned the National Association of Realtors Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist Certification giving her the specialized skills and knowledge needed to help clients make informed decisions about buying and selling resort and second-home properties. Sheryl is delighted to now be a part of the high-end boutique firm of Joy Luedtke Real Estate, LLC.

John Lewandowski

John J. Lewandowski, Sales Associate

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Take a background of 30 years of experience in diverse multi-national industries, combine it with over 35 years of living and loving Long Beach Island, and you've got the perfect individual to help you find your own place in the Sun. John earned his MBA at NYU, giving him a strong skill set in sales/marketing and finance and insuring that his clients get the very best representation, including keen negotiating skills. Whether buying or selling, you'll be in good hands.

Jill Leslie Petrucci

Jill Leslie Petrucci, Sales Associate

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Jill, a long-time resident of Harvey Cedars, has been licensed for 20 years, specializing in the north end of Long Beach Island. She has owned a landmark business for 30 years in Manahawkin, so she is thoroughly grounded in the real estate of the entire area. Jill's experience, skill and confidence underlie her competence. She is aggressive and will do whatever it takes to ensure her clients' needs are met. Jill developed her passion for real estate at an early age while observing her parents buy and sell property on the Eastern Shore. Seeing the beauty and simplicity of the land in her parents' purchases made her realize that land simply is the best investment. She and her family thoroughly enjoy their home on the bay in Harvey Cedars.

Kristin Tarditi

Kristin Tarditi, Sales Associate

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As a fourth-generation LBI real estate agent, Kristen has taken her place among the very top agents on the north end of the Island. She offers extraordinary local knowledge and experience, professionalism and an innate understanding of your wishes and needs. She is island-born and island-bred, having lived and worked up and down LBI in sales, restaurant management and a bit of seafaring. Along the way, Kristin has aquired a unique perspective on locations, the mini-cultures of the individual towns, the changing demographics, the evolving architectural styles... all the things you need in making the right choice of personal Paradise. And at Joy Luedtke Real Estate, you will have access to the entire Long Beach Island real estate market.

Kerry Giacobbe

Kerry Giacobbe, Sales Associate

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Kerry brings 15 years of marketing experience to Joy Luedtke Real Estate.  As a University of Pennsylvania graduate, Kerry has played a critical role in developing brands and managing marketing communications projects which maximize corporate visibility in various industries. Growing up in a family that regularly bought and sold properties, she has learned first hand the good and the bad of real estate as an asset and income stream. Kerry brings a sensitive and service based approach to her clients, understanding that buying and selling is a complex and often emotionally connected transaction. Kerry has been a summer resident on the Island for many years and now resides here year-round with her two children.

Lynda J. Harnish

Lynda J. Harnish, Sales Associate

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Lynda Harnish (Kranjc) made the journey from her hometown of Medford to Barnegat Light by way of an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School and ten years as an international derivatives trader for Morgan Stanley and Lehman. A woman for all seasons, her interests range from the Arts Foundation to gardening to developing properties under CAFRA regulations.

Karen Puljer

Karen Puljer, Assistant

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After vacationing on LBI since she was a kid, Karen became a full time islander in 1981. With 24 year's experience in real estate offices, including Weinlein Realty, Karen has brought her arsenal of sales and management skills to JLRE. As a licensed Realtor, Karen is able to assist Joy in all avenues, and help keep things streamlined and smoothly flowing, making appointments and showings easy. After a busy day manning the oars at JLRE, Karen loves volunteer work at the SOC Animal Shelter. Her expertise in basically everything that has to do with real estate makes Karen a most valuable asset to both Joy, and her firm.

Bernard Bonner

Bernard Bonner, Sales Associate

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Bernard "Nard" Bonner is the latest member of the family to join his sister, Joy, and his mother and brother on the Joy Luedtke Real Estate team. After several years as a captain in Barnegat Light's offshore fishing fleet, Nard moved to the New York area and a career in IT. Now he is back home, and savoring the opportunity to put all his experience to work in helping others find their own “Place in the Sun”.