In 2009 Lorna Chen celebrated her 30th anniversary as a real estate broker. During the past three decades, she has enjoyed a truly remarkable career garnering numerous awards and accolades.
Lorna’s record-breaking sales have earned her the NJ Association of Realtors Circle of Excellence award many times. She has been awarded the Gold Level designation, one of the most prestigious awards given by the statewide Realtor Association, on multiple occasions.
Lorna is a highly respected industry veteran. In 2002 she was appointed to serve as the chairperson of the Professional Standards Committee which regulates ethics and conducts arbitration hearings for the Eastern Bergen County Board of Realtors.
After working as the Regional Vice President and Director of Condominium and Co-opMarketing for Murphy Realty Better Homes & Gardens’ 23 offices in New Jersey in the 1980s, Lorna was recruited by Hartz Mountain Industries as the Vice President of Residential Development. In this capacity, she was responsible for the close-out of sales at Harmon Cove Towers in Secaucus and the pre-construction development of Independence Harbor in Edgewater, and The Top Condominium in Maplewood.
In 1991 Lorna returned to local brokerage. In 1997 as the Chief Executive Officer, she founded The ChenAgency with her son Nelson. Her sphere of influence includes clients from around the world, making her a true international power broker. Lorna is fluent in three Chinese language dialects.
As a current and past resident and board member of many of the area’s condominium communities, Lorna’s expertise and knowledge of this special market has brought her tremendous success. Her intimate experience and first-hand involvement with condominium and townhome associations is legendary.
In 2009 the Fort Lee Chamber of Commerce named Lorna as their Person of the Year in recognition of her business accomplishments, civic contributions, and concern for the welfare of the community.