Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder
A 19-year veteran in the real estate and technology industries, Ronald brings to NorthReal executive leadership roles in information systems, strategic planning, enterprise management and corporate entrepreneurship. Ronald’s solid foundation in real estate sales, development & management came at an early age with family-owned real estate holdings in the NY Metro area.
Prior to Co-founding NorthReal, Ronald served as Chief Technology Officer for The Winthrop Group – a subsidiary of the national homebuilder Stratland Homes. During his five-year tenure at Stratland, Ronald spearheaded the growth of IT Operations from its New Jersey-based headquarters to over eight nationally recognized U.S. markets.
Ronald has worked across multiple functions having served in real estate sales for RE/Max of NJ and as the Technical Project Director for Wall St.-based Turret Technologies. While at Turret, Ronald was responsible for managing onshore and offshore rapid application deployments for Fortune 500 companies including Amazon, Kellogg’s, Sara Lee, Pella and Nielsen. Ronald also spearheaded the re-launch of UNDP.org, the United Nations Development Programme’s online learning platform while serving at Turret – raising education and awareness for poverty-stricken nations around the globe.
An innovative-driven IT professional, Ronald previously served as the CoChairperson for the West Bergen Board of Realtors Technology Committee and as a member of the NJMLS Technology Committee. Ronald is an active speaker and alumni graduate of Don Bosco Prep where each year he gives career speeches to graduating seniors. Ronald enjoys volunteering his time to the Felician College Alumni Network where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS in Business Management and Marketing and where he also holds an MBA in Corporate Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation.
Chief Operating Officer & Co-founder
From bootstrap entrepreneur to the study of medicine, one theme has defined Dr. Berberian’s 20 year journey – go beyond the expected. From pioneering one of New Jersey’s first mobile auto detailing centers servicing Fortune 100 companies like Hilton, Avis, General Motors and Chrysler to spearheading New Jersey’s premier House Call service MD2YourDoor.com, Robert successfully balances his unique sales, management and creativity skills to help streamline business processes in cluttered industries.
Prior to launching his medical career, Robert helped kick start his family’s real estate development company where he oversaw all residential real estate acquisitions in Northern New Jersey. During his tenure, Robert grew annual revenues from less than $1 million to more than $14 million in just over three years. Robert also helped manage external partnerships with major building supply contractors and real estate brokerages.
Dr. Berberian graduated William Paterson University with a BS in Biology and earned his MD from UAG/New York Medical College where he was awarded an internship at Overlook Hospital (Columbia University Affiliate) following his residency for internal medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center (Mt. Sinai Affiliate).
Vice President, Marketing
John brings to NorthReal a decade of marketing leadership in consumer-driven advertising. Prior to joining NorthReal, John was a lead award winning designer for Manhattan-based Kaplan Thaler Group where he received the 2006 Cannes Golden Lion Award for Best New Product Launch. While serving at Kaplan Thaler, John spear headed numerous projects for such clients as Coldwell Banker, Continental Airlines, AFLAC, Pfizer and Proctor & Gamble.
Most recently John was the Marketing Director for Stratland Homes, a New Jersey-based national real estate developer where John oversaw the company’s national branding campaigns. Using a modern, explosive approach to real estate advertising and marketing, John was critical in the development of all advertising strategies centered on real estate market analysis and trends. While at Stratland, John was awarded the New Jersey Press Association Award for Best Full-Page Newspaper Advertisement. John’s expertise in building corporate brands will provide a solid foundation for NorthReal’s innovative real estate products and services.
Mr. Buonamano graduated SUNY New Paltz with a BA in Visual Arts and continuing certifications at the Manhattan School of Visual Arts. John went on to graduate Summa Cum Laude with a Masters of Arts in Education from Manhattanville College. When not coaching baseball for local leagues, John enjoys spending his free time helping local business owners in the NY area promote their products through the use of online digital advertising.