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367 Vhestnut St , Union - NJ 07083
Office: 1-908-612-6937

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About Frank Kretchmer

Business Philosophy

A people person who will exhibit tireless efforts in helping you find the home of your dreams, and assist you every step of the way in order to make your real estate experience pleasant and fulfilling. Afterwards, I will always be available to help you with all your real estate questions and needs for life.

Education and Training

BS degree in Management Science
Negotiatons
Advanced Negotiations
Coldwell Banker University Fast Start

Awards and Designations

Member, National Association of Realtors
Member, NJ Association of Realtors
Member, Union County Board of Realtors
Member, Garden State MLS
Certified Purchasing/Procurement Manager
Associate Purchasing/Procurement Practitioner

Areas of Expertise

Negotiations
Contracts
Customer Service
Third Party Leasing

Community Involvement

Board of Directors, United Financial Services Community Federal Credit Union
Current Chairman, Board of Directors, and previously Supervisory Committee Chairman
Member, National Association of Purchasing Managers
Member, Knights of Columbus
Previous Cub Scout Den Leader/Boy Scout Assistant
Coach/Manager of intramural volleyball & softball teams

Personal Background

Lifetime Union and Union County resident
Married for 34 years, my spouse is a Union Township Middle School Teacher
Two children, both of whom went all through the Union Township school system
Early retirement from Lucent Technologies (including AT&T, Bell Labs, Western Electric) as Senior Purchasing/Contracting Specialist
Chief Petty Officer, US Naval Reserve – 26 years
Active Duty (Naval Reserve) 3 years

Communities I Serve

Union, Middlesex counties and surrounding areas

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Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Union Office

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Union Office

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