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Gloria Nilson & Co.’s Mark Bettencourt Earns Award from NJ Realtors for More Than $20 Million in Sales

With sales transactions totaling $20,792,097 last year, Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate Sales Associate Mark Bettencourt has earned the 2018 Mark Bettencourt Circle Of ExcellenceNJ Realtors® Circle of Excellence Sales Award® Platinum. Operating out of the brokerage’s Ocean Township office, Bettencourt brings a background in corporate finance to every real estate transaction.

“Whether buying or selling a home, it’s an enormous financial decision for my clients to make,” said Bettencourt. “After 20 years in the corporate finance world, I understand the importance of this investment and the financial nuances involved. I’m proud my background and financial experience have been critical in advancing my career in real estate.”

Ocean Township Broker-Manager Carol Donofrio said Bettencourt’s financial background gives him an advantage few real estate professionals possess.

“Mark possesses in-depth knowledge of the financial implications of buying or selling a home that speaks to the concerns of most buyers and sellers,” noted Donofrio. “Clients seek him out specifically for this insight and trust his guidance through every step of the real estate process. It’s no surprise to see him achieve these superb sales numbers and earn this well-deserved recognition from NJ Realtors.”

This is not Bettencourt’s first time achieving recognition from NJ Realtors. He has earned the NJ Realtors Circle of Excellence Sales Award Bronze 2016; and Silver 2015, 2017.

“As someone who made his own real estate investments while in the corporate world, Mark is perfectly suited to guide others in these important life decisions,” said Gloria Nilson & Co. President and CEO Pat Bell. “He’s equipped with an extensive network of both real estate and financial professionals, making him a highly sought-after agent. We’re fortunate to have Mark represent the brokerage, and excited he’s received this award from NJ Realtors.”

Bettencourt graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from City University of New York, The College of Staten Island.

About Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate

Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate is a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and a wholly owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America. Gloria Nilson & Co. has serviced the most discerning buyers and sellers of residential real estate in New Jersey for more than 40 years. With more than 700 sales associates throughout New Jersey and in Bucks County, Pa., Gloria Nilson & Co. is an exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate in Mercer, Monmouth, Ocean, Southern Hunterdon and Southern Middlesex counties. Along with our luxury lifestyle magazine, we offer our clients and associates the most cutting-edge marketing services globally and locally. For additional information, please visit More information about HomeServices is available at

Published February 27, 2019 in Real Estate