Melissa Rubenstein is a top residential and commercial real estate sales professional based at Christie's International Real Estate Northern New Jersey's Ridgewood, NJ office. She is committed to providing her clients with a seamless real estate transaction from start to finish.Before real estate, Melissa was a practicing real estate lawyer at two prestigious New York City-based law firms. She transitioned her love of real estate into a fast-paced career selling new construction condominiums in Manhattan, even appearing in an episode of the hit reality TV show Selling New York. Licensed in both New Jersey and New York, Melissa is passionate about helping her residential and commercial clients achieve their real estate goals.In 2017, Melissa was only the second woman ever elected to the Wyckoff Township Committee. She has served as Committeewoman, Director of the Finance Committee, Fire Commissioner and Mayor of Wyckoff, NJ. She has earned several prestigious awards since starting her career in New Jersey, including the Top Realtor® Award from Bergen Magazine twice and the NJ REALTORS® Circle of Excellence Sales Award® in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021.With her experience and affiliation with Christie's International Real Estate, Melissa is able to utilize Christie's superior marketing resources and their unmatched customer service to ensure their clients experience a stress-free transaction.