The Paper City Real Estate Team consists of a group of talented professionals focused on creating value for clients. 


We are always looking for talented and ambitious real estate agents. Opportunity to grow your business and learn about commercial real estate is always available. Contact us today.

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Gardner Rivera, MSRED

Seasoned real estate professional with 12 years of extensive experience in sales, construction project management and property management.

Goal-driven CRE professional with a master's degree in real estate development and more than ten years of experience in real estate. Possess a commitment to values and principles, as well as a thorough understanding of market-rate development projects, including overall deal structuring, land planning, entitlement process, finance, design and construction management. Innovative business development skills and strategic project pipeline generation. Ability to think and work in an entrepreneurial environment and thrives in situations that require creative solutions and strategic execution.

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Traci Esquerre - Weldon

Reinvention can be a blessing in disguise!

Traci spent almost 15 years fulfilling her creative potential as a product developer and merchandise manager for one of the most recognizable American fashion designers, Donna Karan International. While re-evaluating the direction of her career, it was suggested by a friend that she get her real estate license. After 3+ years of making homeowner’s dreams come true she has grown a successful career servicing buyers, sellers and commercial investors in all of Hudson County. She is an excellent communicator with great organizational, follow-up and multi-tasking skills, Traci connects with her clients in special ways and she is always their first call or the first agent they refer to a friend.


Lourdes Otero

Lourdes is a licensed Sales Associate specializing in luxury rentals. With over 20 years of experience in Hospitality and Customer Service in New York and Miami, she brings her passion for helping others. She is adept at matching clients with properties, developing effective sales presentations, and seeing complex transactions through to closing. She has established several networks with brokers from other agencies that lead to deals and opportunities for her clients.

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Chrystal Kitt Reid

A true real estate professional with 15 plus years of experience. Chrystal is a licensed Associate Broker in New York and a Sales Associate in New Jersey. She services Manhattan, the Bronx, Westchester, Brooklyn and Bergen County in both in Residential and Commercial Real Estate. A good percentage of her business is from referrals in the Tri-State area as well as other states.

Chrystal was once dual careered working full-time in corporate America and part-time in real estate. She began residential sales in Brooklyn, specifically in Clinton Hills, Fort Greene, Bedford Stuyvesant and in the Riverdale section of the Bronx.

In 2016, Chrystal decided to step out on faith and delve into real estate full time. Aside from being market knowledgeable, an excellent communicator/listener and negotiator, she is a true people person who loves what she does and does it with integrity/honesty, professionalism and sincerity. Her motto is "the client is most important". She has been very successful with maintaining great and valuable relationships with clients long after the deals are closed.

So, what could be a stressful experience will be a pleasurable and awesome one whether selling or buying your home, being an investor or finding a rental apartment or renting your home.

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Kristen Avolio

Kristen Avolio is one of New Jersey's newest real estate agents! While in her previous career at a green energy firm, Kristen always had her passion for real estate at the forefront of her mind. Kristen found that passion during her 10 years of successes in the Hotel and Hospitality industry, and through her personal real estate investments.

Her approachability and attention to detail were showcased during her experience opening fine dining restaurants that deepened her connections throughout the Tri-State. Experience within the luxury segment of hospitality has empowered Kristen with the experience to provide exceptional white glove service to all her real estate clients and customers. Finding success in all of her ventures, Kristen’s tenacity, unbridled enthusiasm, and integrity make her engaging personality unforgettable. Arming herself with up to date market knowledge, she is an excellent communicator and will truly listen to what her clients' needs are.