Tamima Friedman, Realtor/Investor
Tamima helped open Keller Williams NJ Metro Group in 2010, after 7 years at RE/MAX, where she was a five-time 100% Club member, recognized for her high sales volume. Prior to her move to NJ, Tamima spent ten years in Asia, with extensive stints as a journalist in Hong Kong and Tokyo. Before that, she worked in the department of Artistic Affairs for the American Symphony Orchestra League in Washington, DC.
Settling in Montclair in 1996, she has owned two lovely homes, including a 120-year-old Victorian, which she renovated from top to bottom.
A professional writer and music critic who studied piano at Oberlin and the mother of two daughters, Tamima has sung with the Oratorio Society of New Jersey and is past president on the board of Essex Youth Theater.
She holds the Green and ABR Designations from NAR and is a member of The Green Resource Council and of Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield. She has also served as a coordinator for the Purple Dragon Organic Food Coop.
Having lived around the world, she understands the importance of providing her clients with a high level of service -- and infinite patience -- in their search for the perfect house. Tamima has received the NJ REALTORS® Circle of Excellence Sales Award, 2011-Bronze and Silver for 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, and Gold for 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2020, and Platinum in 2019, 2021 and 2022. Since 2012 she has been named a Five Star Real Estate Agent by NJ Monthly Magazine.
She has extensive experience in helping her clients sell or buy homes in the highly rated towns west of New York City, including Glen Ridge, Montclair, West Orange, Clifton, Bloomfield, Maplewood, South, Orange, and the Caldwells. She currently resides with her husband, Daniel, and their Chiweenie, Lucy.
Katherine Stone Hinchliffe, Buyer Agent, Realtor
Born in Montclair and raised in Verona, Katherine is a lifelong Essex County resident who has lived in Glen Ridge for the past 30 years. A licensed Realtor since 2008, Katherine is passionate about helping clients find that perfect home and guiding them through the purchasing process to a successful closing. Whether it’s a first home, downsizing, or an investment or rental property. Katherine offers clients compassion, determination, insight, and advice before, during and even well after closing.
Katherine works in multiple markets including Essex, Union, Hudson and Bergen counties.
Before entering real estate, Katherine worked as an executive in the nonprofit sector with National Public Radio affiliate WNYC, March of Dimes, and Musicians On Call, an organization that brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities. Katherine has a lifelong passion for music and sang in a choir, performing in Brazil, Hungary, Mexico, Ireland, Italy, Spain and more.
Katherine also runs AncienneStoreGoods, a vintage shop on Etsy that showcases her finds from estate sales and flea markets around the world.
Stephanie Adickman, Buyer Agent, Realtor
Born in Manhattan and raised in Montclair, as an adult Stephanie lived in five cities across three continents before making the move back to her hometown from Jersey City in 2020. After nearly 15 years of working in international development with organizations including UNICEF and CARE, Stephanie decided to shift her focus and work closer to home. Becoming a realtor and helping people find their homes and communities has long been a dream, and Stephanie is thrilled to make it a reality and join the Tamima Team.
Working primarily with buyers, Steph brings her own experience moving to the suburbs as a young(ish) parent and navigating the roller coaster 2020 market as a first-time home buyer. Steph hopes to work with individuals and families as they transition into new homes, communities, and phases of life, providing deep insight into the area, including where to get the best burger and ice cream!
Stephanie lives in Montclair with her husband, Doug, daughter, Eliza, and a very anxious but sweet labradoodle Cali, named after the state where Doug and Stephanie got married. She has a BA in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia and a Master's Degree in Human Rights from the London School of Economics.
Daniel Rosenblum, Marketing Director, Realtor
Daniel, a resident of Montclair since 1996, has a broad background in journalism, television production, marketing and non-profit management.
As a journalist for Reuters covering financial markets, he lived in Tokyo, Hong Kong and London. Since settling in New Jersey, he has worked in executive positions at several New York nonprofit organizations, including the Japan Society, where he oversaw marketing and development, and the international healthcare NGO EMERGENCY USA.
Since receiving his real estate license in 2011, he has worked with Tamima Friedman as a key member of her team, helping people buy and sell homes in Essex County and beyond. Daniel is also an award-winning fiction writer and an avid home cook.
In addition to his native English, Daniel also speaks Japanese.
Leah Gomberg, Stager, Owner Sweet Life by Design
Leah founded Sweet Life by Design in 2006, and quickly established herself as Maplewood/South Orange’s leading accredited home staging professional. Leah is a longtime Maplewood resident whose deft touch and keen aesthetic sense has won praise—and repeat business—from realtors and homeowners alike. Leah’s background in communications, social work and design give her insight into both the business and the artistic sides of the home staging business, and she relishes the opportunity to cast every home in its best light for the market.
Jodi Landa Aishton, Professional Organizer, Realtor
From the time Jodi purchased her first apartment in Brooklyn in 2004 she has very rarely missed a weekend of reading the Real Estate section of the New York Times.
Upon her arrival to Montclair in 2008 she not only continued to read the Times but also continuously tracked the local real estate market here and in the surrounding towns. While home raising her two children, she extensively renovated her own home and started up a successful home organizing business with the intent of helping people enjoy their living spaces to their fullest potential and cut through daily clutter.
Jodi's company, Space Therapy, strives to help individuals organize and declutter to achieve clarity and a calmer sense of self. By having a clutter free area one can have a clutter free mind and operate in a more stress free and efficient manner on a regular basis.
Space Therapy is personal organizing for your home & life. It's never too late to change your habits and well being. Jobs include but are not limited to - moving preparation, closets, entryway/mudroom, bedrooms, nurseries, playrooms, offices and storage areas, as well as
recommendations for removal and donation services.
Maintenance tools and tips are provided for keeping areas organized after the initial job is done.
Lucy, the Chiweenie
Lucy the chiweenie brings a smile to the faces of everyone she meets. She is smart and friendly and very cute and she knows it! She enjoys cuddling and getting her tummy scratched.