About Resources Real Estate

Thomas McCormack & Carolynn Diakon

Thomas McCormack & Carolynn Diakon

Resources Real Estate is a premier award-winning, independent brokerage providing both residential and commercial real estate clients with an exceptional standard of professional service, state-of-the-art technology, and in-depth market knowledge throughout the state of New Jersey. 

With over 90 sales associates and support staff, Resources Real Estate — now celebrating over 20 years in business — services central and northern New Jersey, including Monmouth, Ocean, and Middlesex counties, as well as northern New Jersey, and maintains strong referral relationships with brokers throughout the U.S. and internationally.   

Founded in 2000 by the late Carolynn Ozar Diakon, Resources Real Estate is co-owned by Thomas McCormack, Senior Partner and Broker of Record, and Carolynn’s husband, Robert Diakon. With offices in Rumson, Atlantic Highlands, Shrewsbury and Manasquan, NJ, and a shared vision of Exceptional Service, Exceptional Homes, Exceptional Agents, the staff and agents at Resources Real Estate have earned an excellent reputation for professionalism with a passion for market knowledge, sales technology, and hard work.

“Everyone at Resources Real Estate from our marketing team and support staff to our top-selling agents believes that our clients are our first priority,” said McCormack. “Not only is it important that each member of our team provides top-tier marketing and sales, they also must truly care for our clients. Relocation can be one of the most stressful events in a person’s life, Resources Real Estate agents and staff care about our clients’ well-being and work hard to achieve the best results in the shortest time possible.”

FOR SELLERS

For our Seller clients, Resources Real Estate consistently outperforms our competition with higher than average sales prices, lower marketing times, and higher satisfaction rates. This is achieved through our award-winning and innovative marketing, our understanding of local market trends, our excellent broker & referral relationships, and our commitment to persevering and getting the job done.

We are your best choice for seller representation. Learn more about our Seller client services.

FOR BUYERS

For our Buyer clients, Resources Real Estate’s sales team is driven by market knowledge ensuring our clients are aware of all possible available properties — a challenging task in a market with short supply — and because of their high level of professional training, our agents can negotiate the best for our clients. 

We are your best choice for buyer representation. Learn more about our Buyer client services.

FOR COMMERCIAL CLIENTS

For our Commercial clients, Resources Real Estate’s commercial division has established itself through key relationships, market awareness, and professional training. Our highly regarded commercial real estate agent certification program has raised the bar for commercial real estate transactions with superior marketing and service.

We are the best choice for commercial sales & leasing representation. Learn more about our commercial real estate services. 

“We are proud to be independent. Proud to be locally owned,” said Diakon. “We do not answer to a corporate parent with divided loyalties to shareholders and ego-driven agents.  Our clients’ success is our entire focus.”

HYPERLOCAL with GLOBAL REACH

The independent spirit that energizes Resources Real Estate is shared by thousands of independent luxury brokers worldwide. Through our strategic global partners forged through our exclusive membership in the Board of Regents of Luxury Real Estate and Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, we have access to thousands of agents throughout the world. We’ve been pleased to serve clients from many countries including Canada, Sweden, Hong Kong, France, China and the United Kingdom.  The international market is increasingly important to our local market and as our global relationships grow so will the benefits to our clients.

Hyperlocal marketing requires strong relationships within the community. Resources Real Estate believes that partnering with local organizations benefits our clients and demonstrates our active membership within our community: contributing to its betterment, not simply profiting from it. We are proud to support many local educational, healthcare, and cultural non-profit organizations and their efforts to make our market such a wonderful place to live. Learn more about our non-profit and charitable partnerships.

AWARD-WINNING

Resources Real Estate has been recognized by Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate and The Board of Regents of Luxury Real Estate with multiple marketing awards, as well as by Inc. 5000 and  NJBiz 250 for continued sales growth. Thomas McCormack is a contributor to Forbes and Inman, and has previously served on the Forbes Real Estate Council. Resources Real Estate has been named a Top Workplace multiple times by NJ.com.  

NETWORK

Resources Real Estate is a member of Monmouth Ocean Regional Realtors whose Multiple Listing Service (MLS) provides sales information on homes in Monmouth County as well as homes in Ocean County.  

Resources Real Estate is also a member of CJMLS serving Middlesex County, NJ, and Garden State MLS serving all of northern New Jersey and which provides information for homes in Bergen County, Essex County, Hudson County, Hunterdon County, Middlesex County, Morris County, Passaic County, Somerset County, Sussex County, Union County and Warren County.