Coldwell Banker Riviera Realty Inc. Expands Through Acquisition of the BayShore Agency

Jul 18, 2018

BayShore Agency Real Estate has been acquired by Coldwell Banker Riviera Realty Inc., which on July 18 announced the acquisition and the company’s office expansion into Tuckerton and Ship Bottom.

The former BayShore Agency offices, located at 600 North Green St. in Tuckerton and 1120 Long Beach Blvd. in Ship Bottom, will now be the seventh and eighth Coldwell Banker Riviera Realty offices.

Coldwell Banker Riviera Realty is a family-owned and -operated business founded in 1946 and headed by Dean R. Smith. With offices also in Point Pleasant, Brick, Toms River, Forked River, Manahawkin and Surf City, Coldwell Banker Riviera Realty has more than 175 independent sales associates in Ocean County.

“Growth is essential in any business, and Coldwell Banker Riviera Realty’s acquisition of The Bayshore Agency will further strengthen the Coldwell Banker brand presence in Southern Ocean County,” said Charlie Young, president and chief executive officer of Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC.

The BayShore Agency has served the Ocean County area for more than 50 years under the former owners, Harry and Diane Disbrow, who will continue in management and leadership capacities.

“We could not have made a better choice than to place our successful family business with another successful family business,” remarked the Disbrows. “We are like-minded professionals who value relationships with our clients and with our agents. We look forward to a bright future with Coldwell Banker Riviera Realty.”

Jim Joeriman, general manager of Coldwell Banker Riviera Realty, expressed enthusiasm about the “positive” move and market outlook.

“This is an exciting day as we continue to benefit from a strong housing market. We are clearly in a growth mode, and today’s announcement is another positive sign for the viability of our region’s economic future. We are committed to ensuring that all homebuyers, sellers and tenants receive the best imaginable service and that our agents are afforded every opportunity to maximize their business potential,” he said.

Coldwell Banker Riviera Realty is headquartered at 550 Brick Blvd., Brick and can be reached at 609-297-7111. Visit for more information. Each office is independently owned and operated.  —M.S.

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