Ray Rumer Has It!
Share my 22 years' Real Estate experience as a Listing Agent, Buyer's Agent, and/or in Commercial Assignments. Also, share my experiences earned from building 5 of my own homes* in PA and NJ; and renovating 3 others in CT.
Education & Training
Fairleigh Dickinson - MBA, Temple - BA, The Signal School - Computer-Director (MOS 3899).
Graduate thesis, "Cross-Modal Validation of Triad Comparisons," FDU Press. University of Medicine & Dentistry NJ - AHERA Inspector/Management Certifications. CT Real Estate License, 22 years.
Awards & Designations
President's Award '80, Rhone Poulenc Inc. Bronze, Silver, Gold; William Pitt Real Estate. Honor Society, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties. 39 years, Freemasonry. CT General Assembly Citation, 3/12/10; "For tireless efforts supporting The Masonic Charity Fdn, Masonicare, & Tribute Giving Program." Marketed and sold "Seat of Methodism in New England (FUMC)," May '14. Awarded CT Veterans Wartime Service Medal, 12 Dec 15.
Areas of Expertise
Member CT Ass'n Realtors (CTR), Mid-Fairfield Cnty Ass'n Realtors (MFCAR), & National Ass'n Realtors (NAR). CT Trust/Historic Preservation; sold "The Frederick Belden House, 2015." Molycorp's "Rare-Earths Overview" editor, '67 to '69. "Rumor Has It" editor, in Concord's "Lanthanide Elements," '92 to '93.
*Note: The last home we built in NJ (1986) was sold recently for 4X the original sale price. It has environment-friendly features (passive solar, aerobic septic with swale and berm, old shade).
American Red Cross Donor. C C A Norwalk; 501(c)3 Food Pantry/Furniture Room/Gift of Giving/Fund Drives; now P2P. American Heart Ass'n, volunteer. Abramson Cancer Center volunteer. Whittingham Cancer Ctr Walk volunteer. Church Choir & Community Chorale, 36 years. Pine Island Conservation. B C I, '99 to '02. Norfield Grange; Pomona Grange, Fairfield County. CT Trust/Historic Preservation. Norwalk Tree Alliance. R A C, '91 to present. Norwalk Preservation Trust. Rotary Int'l.
American Chemical Soc (35 yrs). Am Ceramic Soc (30 yrs). Am Institute of Chemists (ret). ASM Int'l (ret). U S Army. V F W. A F & A M, St Peter's No 21. Scottish Rite, Valley of Bridgeport. Shriners Int'l, Pyramid. USTA '86 to '06. Accredited Lay Speaker, NY/CT Conference '94 to '99. UMC. 4-H Club (11 to 16). Completed Tres Dias '92. Adoptive parent; boy and girl.
Communities I Serve
Connecticut Real Estate License, since 1994.