Ray Rumer Has It!
Consult, Real Estate from 23 years' experience: Listing & Buyer Agent; Special Commercial Assignments. Further, share from building 5 custom homes* in NJ & PA, and renovated 3 in CT. Note: Our last home* sold recently 4X original sale price...Enviro-friendly: Passive solar (arc-of-winter-sun); aerobic septic (white H2O), swale, & berm; old shade; artesian well; and reclaimed 1.75 acres with 625 tons native soil from the Continental Divide, Central Jersey....*See Green Living page. *See Built My First Home.
Education & Training
Fairleigh Dickinson - MBA. Attended Alexander Hamilton Inst. Temple - BA. The Signal School - Fire Control 90/110 mm AA. Graduate thesis, "Cross-Modal Validation Triad Comparisons," FDU Press. Univ. of Medicine & Dentistry NJ - AHERA Inspector & Manager Licenses. CT Real Estate License 23 yrs, biannual continuing ed. [[OJT 1960 thru 1993: Specialty chemicals, minerals, metals: Research, marketing, environmental work (Rare-Earths, Gold, & Hazardous Catalysts - International work]].
SmartMLS, July 2017.
Awards & Designations
President's Award '80, Rhone Poulenc Inc. Bronze, Silver, Gold; Wm Pitt Real Estate. Honor Society, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServicesNE. CT General Assembly Citation, 3/12/10; "For tireless efforts supporting The Masonic Charity Fdn, Masonicare, & Tribute Giving Program." Marketed & Sold 2X: "Seat of Methodism in New England, FUMC," 2011 & 2014. On 12 Dec 15 awarded CT Veterans Wartime Srvc Medal.
Areas of Expertise
Personal Homebuilding, ret. Active member: CT Ass'n Realtors (CTR); Mid-Fairfield Cnty (MFCAR), SmartMLS; & National Ass'n Realtors (NAR). CT Trust for Historic Preservation. Sold "Frederick Belden House," 2015. Molycorp's "Rare-Earths Overview" editor ('67 thru '69). "Rumor Has It" editor, Concord's "Lanthanide Elements," ('92 thru '93). Science, and environmental work (organic food, for one).
Norwalk CCA 501(c)3 Food/Furn/Gift-Giving/Fund Drives (now P2P). Am Heart Ass'n. Charter Mem Whittingham Cancer Walk '02. Community Chorale '97.....Charter Mem Maritime Ctr '88. Pine Island Cemetery, Norwalk's 350th Anniversary Walk, 5/20/01. Am Red Cross Donor. Fairfield Cnty Grange. The Tree Alliance 501(c)3 (organic vs...). Rowayton Art Ctr. Norwalk Preservation Trust. CT NOFA. Rotary Int'l.
Am Chem Soc 35 yrs. Am Ceramic Soc 34 yrs. Rare-Earth Info Ctr '67-'93. Am Inst Chemists. Catalyst Society. ASM Int'l '90-'92. Electrochem Soc '90-'92. Inst Food Tech '88-'90. U S Army, FECOM. V F W. AF & AM, St Peter's # 21, Nov '77. Valley of Bridgeport, 32nd Scottish Rite. Shriners Int'l, Pyramid. USTA '86-'07. Charter Mem Coop Ministries UMCN '90. Licensed Lay Speaker, UMC NY/CT Conf '94-'99. 4-H Club, 11 thru 16. Tres Dias, Class '92. U C C. Two children, eight grandchildren.
Communities I Serve
Connecticut Real Estate License, 1994 to present.