Group of People

Work with a management team that
has been in the real estate services
business for over 35 years

Our Management Team

The management team of The Jordan Real Estate Group is proud to stand behind our motto "You'll notice the difference". The goal is, and has always been, to set the industry standard for service, product quality, dependability and innovative technological applications.


James B. Jordan, Jr., IFA
President/Chief Appraiser

Jim Jordan, a Certified Real Estate appraiser in New Jersey, New York, Washington D.C., Maryland, Florida, Pennsylvania and Virginia, started his appraisal career in 1988. He is an FHA approved appraiser and holds an IFA designation from the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers. A Title Officer since 1992 he also holds title insurance licenses in New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Ohio, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, West Virginia, South Carolina and Rhode Island. He was granted his B.A. in Communications by Rowan University.

Jim is President of The Jordan Real Estate Group and Quality Title & Abstract Agency. Both family owned and operated companies enjoy over 35 years in the mortgage services industry. He has spearheaded the company's expansion efforts and is instrumental in developing the technological advancements and streamlined processing systems allowing our companies to provide faster and more efficient delivery of appraisal and title insurance products to its business partners

Real Estate Education

Over 400 hours of appraisal continuing education
Over 200 hours of title insurance continuing education

Memberships

National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers
IFA Designation #15202

Educational Background

Rowan University
B.A. Degree: Communications

Volunteer Activities

Alzheimer's Association
Greater New Jersey Chapter: Executive Board - Vice Chair

Karen L. Thoms
Executive Vice President
National Sales Manager

Karen Thoms, a licensed title producer, has been working in the real estate services industry since 1991. She has worked in every aspect of the business from production to sales and marketing, eventually becoming a partner.

Karen was named the 2009 “Business Woman of the Year” by the Monmouth/Ocean chapter of the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners.

Educational Background

Upsala College

Real Estate Education

Extensive Title Insurance Education/Continuing Education
Collaborative Law Training (divorce through mediation)

Professional Organizations

Monmouth/Ocean Chapter NJAWBO: Teal Heart Recipient
National Association of Mortgage Bankers/Brokers
Professional Women’s Division NJ Association of Mortgage Bankers/Brokers
Monmouth County Affordable Housing Alliance:  Educator and Presenter
Freehold Chapter LeTip International: Past President, Executive Board Member
Jersey Shore Collaborative Law Group: Advisor Member

April Kugler - Jordan Real Estate Group

Tracy Cantalupo
Senior Vice President
Operations Manager

Over 20 years of Appraisal & Title Operations Management experience

Licensed Title Officer

Daryl Caposello - Jordan Real Estate Group

Daryl Caposello
Vice President
Information Technology Officer

Certified Real Estate Appraiser

FHA approved Appraiser

Licensed Title Officer since 1996

Educational Background

B.S. Business Administration: Monmouth University
Computer programming and networking certifications

April Kugler - Jordan Real Estate Group

April Kugler
Financial Officer

Licensed Title Officer

Educational Background

B.A. Degree in Business Administration: Georgian Court University

Barbara Derasmo - Jordan Real Estate Group

Barbara Derasmo
Quality Control Manager

27 years experience in the mortgage lending and title insurance industry

Licensed Title Officer

Robb Kugler - Jordan Real Estate Group

Robert Kugler
Appraisal Review Manager

Residential Appraiser since 1994

Licensed Real Estate Appraiser: New Jersey, Maryland

Licensed Title Officer: New Jersey