Real Estate Professional
“Kate McDonough is one of the most outstanding business people I have ever met. She is a consummate professional, always on top of her game. She provides her clients with a level of service that is rarely seen in our industry,” stated a former Manager.
A resident of Montclair for over 30 years and a top producing agent for over 20, Kate is a Past President of the Junior League of Montclair Newark and Past Chairman of the Central Business District Revitalization Committee. She was an active member and fundraiser for Montclair’s Public Schools’ PTA and the Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence. Kate has three children, Bryn, Trevor, and Delaney – all graduates of the Montclair Public Schools.
Kate has built her exceptional reputation upon referrals from past clients. She thrives with working with both sellers and buyers in Montclair, Glen Ridge, and the surrounding towns. She helps SELLERS net the top dollar for their homes by guiding them every step of the way. Her experience and problem-solving ability enables her to anticipate challenges and find solutions to every issue. She assists BUYERS, especially first-time, with education about the marketplace (her town tour is a classic), to crafting an accepted offer. Kate ensures a smooth process throughout the transaction for all her clientele.
Other Awards and Recognitions
Consistently one of the top-ranked agents in the area, Kate has earned company and community recognition and a number of prestigious awards over her career. In addition, she has been a member of the New Jersey Association of Realtors’ Circle of Excellence since 1995 earning the Platinum or Gold level every year since 1999. She earned her New Jersey Real Estate Broker’s license in 2009. In 2018, Kate was the top associate for volume and units in the company. Additionally, she received the 2018 Prominent Properties Sotheby’s President’s Award.
While Kate is always attentive and responsive to her clients, she enjoys theater, tennis, reading, mah jong and vacations on the beach. She is an enthusiastic ambassador of Montclair and the area and can always offer tips on the best of what her community has to offer from the newest restaurant to the friendliest hardware store. One of Kate’s many past clients summarized by saying “Her knowledge and professionalism are without peer and her style and demeanor minimized the stress.”