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, Broker-Sales Associate

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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.

Lee Luedtke

Lieben (Lee) Luedtke, Sales Associate

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A third-generation North End powerhouse, Lee Luedtke brings fresh new ideas and a razor sharp business mind to the firm. Currently pursuing a Marketing and Accounting Degree at Quinnipiac University, Lee also works full-throttle at the family firm. With a focus on bayfront and lagoonfront, Lee markets and sells some of the finest properties on the Island's waters. He knows every inch of this Island, from bow to stern. Given Lee's knowledge of the back bay and the fishing holes off Barnegat Inlet, Lee's take on waterfront real estate is OFF THE HOOK! Searching for that perfect home to dock your boat? Let Lee show you around the waters of LBI like no other agent can. With Lee's proud local heritage, and a grandfather and two uncles who fished commercially off Barnegat Inlet, Lee can help you navigate these salty waters and find that perfect Island home for you, your family and your boat! Like the Luedtke family, you'll enjoy LBI for generations...

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.

Maria Acosta

Maria Acosta, Sales Associate

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Maria Acosta found sanctuary on Long Beach Island from a very demanding family business in Hackensack, NJ. The beauty of the beach and the feeling of our family-oriented island led her to make it permanent. Always fascinated by real estate, Maria says it was only natural to become an agent. She feels privileged to be part of Joy's team and to work with the best.

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.

 

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.

Ann Hasney

Ann Hasney, Office Administrator

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Ann Hasney says working as the office administrator at Joy Luedtke Real Estate LLC means "assisting the consummate Realtor, Joy Luedtke, and her team sell some of the finest real estate in the country." After many years in project management with AT&T, Ann finds the multi-faceted real estate industry to be a refreshing change.

Bonnie Felton

Bonnie Felton, Creative Director

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Bonnie Felton, Creative Director at Joy Luedtke Real Estate, LLC, combines a strong academic and business background in graphic design with a native's knowledge of Long Beach Island to produce the world-class marketing materials this agency is known for. Bonnie's skills in photography, interior design and visual merchandising bring a level of quality to the brochures, post cards, and display advertising that is unmatched on LBI and quite possibly in the industry. Simply put, she makes things irresistibly pretty.

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”.

Richard R. Luedtke

Richard R. Luedtke, Sales Associate

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Rick Luedtke is happy to be part of the family business. The island and its waters have been home territory since he was born. His first boat served to show his mother's customers the back bays, lagoons and meadows surrounding the island. Later, he took over his father's commercial fishing vessel. With Rick as your guide, you will know all you need to know to find the perfect harbor.