Kristin grew up locally in Saddle River, attended Wandell School and then graduated from Ramsey High School and Vanderbilt University. She now resides in Ho-Ho-Kus with her husband Ryan, a Ridgewood native, and their two daughters.
As a fourth generation realtor in her family, Kristin has long time experience in its ins and outs, and a keen understanding of the local real estate market. Her late great-grandfather Ellwood New and late grandfather John Ehrhardt, both former presidents of Ellwood S New Realtors and her father, Chip Gildea, current president of Marron & Gildea Realtors, helped paved the way for a natural career path in Real Estate. Coming from a family of successful Realtors, with a reputation of honesty, integrity and proven results, has provided Kristin with a well-rounded, extensive exposure to the real estate industry.
Kristin has consistently been one of the firms’ top producers throughout her 17 year career and credits her repeat clients and consistent referrals for her continued success. “Kristin is very personable, operates with the highest levels of integrity, is extremely knowledgeable of the market, is well networked and respected by her peers, and is always focused on what is best for her clients” says one recent seller Gildea Fox represented.
Kristin works hard to put her clients’ needs first. Professional photography & staging, as well as the use of social media and online technology are just some of the services you can expect from Kristin. Her enthusiasm, professionalism, and strong commitment to her customers have been the key to her success and hundreds of satisfied clients.
A licensed Realtor since 2001 when she joined Marron & Gildea, Kristin has consistently been one of Bergen County’s top producers. She has received numerous awards and designations and has been recognized for her excellence in many ways standing out among the elite Realtors in Bergen County.
• Kristin is a recipient of the 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 , 2016 and 2017 Circle of Excellence Award and has also taken additional coursework to earn the Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) designation.
When not serving her buyers and sellers, Kristin also spends her time volunteering in the community, as well as enjoying an active lifestyle with her family. She is a Past President of the Contemporary Club of Ho-Ho-Kus, and a member of the Valley Hospital Auxiliary. She is a past member and committee chair of Ridgewood Newcomers as well as the Junior League of Bergen County. She currently serves on the board of the Ho-Ho-Kus/Waldwick Cooperative Nursery School and is an active member at Ridgewood Country Club, as well as a parishioner at St. Gabriels Church.