Ashley was the top producer at Turpin Real Estate in 2013 and is a designated Christie's International Real Estate Luxury Specialist. She was ranked as the #2 producer in the GSMLS, Top Producer Market Share Report for: Bernardsville, Far Hills, Peapack - Gladstone, Bedminster, Harding, Mendham and Chester. Ashley was named one of Real Trends Best Real Estate Agents in America in 2012 (closed at least 50 transactions or a minimum of $20 million in sales volume). Ashley represented the seller for the highest residential sale recorded in the Garden State Multiple Listing Service in 2011 and 2012, which was "Claremont", the summer home of noted architect George B. Post. She was ranked #1 in 2012 for residential and land sales volume for Basking Ridge, Bernards Township, Bedminster, Bernardsville, Chester Township, Chester Borough, Mendham Township, Mendham Borough and Far Hills. Ashley's market expertise covers prominent Somerset, Morris and Hunterdon County communities.

Exceptional market command, keen intuition, tireless communication and impeccable discretion. These are the qualities that consistently earn Ashley the trust and respect of the most discerning clients and industry awards.

Ashley's extensive market knowledge of land and residential values and gracious interpersonal abilities have enabled her to remain a sought after agent for sellers and buyers of luxury estate properties. Sellers recognize her flair for advantageously positioning their home in the market. Buyers value her talent for targeting homes and communities that complement their lifestyle or finding the exceptional piece of acreage to build their dream home. Ashley has acted in a consulting role for leaders of commerce on signature properties including Donald Trump's Trump National Golf Club, Bedminster and Bob Wojtowitz's The Virgin Spa at Natirar, Gladstone.

Skills honed in previous positions including sales promotion manager for a Fortune 500 Wall Street firm and associate broker at Sotheby's International Realty provided a firm grounding for Ashley's 1998 transition to Turpin Realtors. She hit the ground running, subsequently participating in record-breaking sales of vacant land and residential estates.

Ashley and her husband moved from New York City 19 years ago choosing the beautiful Somerset Hills hunt country to raise their family of 4 daughters. Today they have a graduate of Columbia University, daughters at Duke and Brown Universities and one in high school. With first hand knowledge of the region, Ashley offers insightful information on communities and schools.

Having been a partner in a real estate development firm Ashley had an intricate role in locating, designing and then managing the construction of luxury estate homes, she offers buyers wishing to build uncanny savvy when working with architects and builders. Professional recommendations for legal and technical issues often are made from personal experience.

Ashley well deserves the sterling reputation she has achieved not just from clients but also industry colleagues. Fellow agents know her to be a diplomatic problem solver focused on helping both buyer and seller achieve their goals. Appraisers appreciate her understanding of her market and the generous sharing of her expertise. Management at Turpin views her as an indispensable member of the sales team.

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“Ashley helped us find our dream property. Her caring and kindness shines through from the first time you meet her. She put her clients needs and requirements above all. The best real estate broker I have ever worked with.”

Anand Khubani, Chairman and CEO, ideavillage Products Corp. December 10, 2013


“Ashley Christus is the consummate professional. Thoughtful, prepared and organized, she always has a sound strategy and I think her judgment is exceptional. Her views on pricing, the market, and how to properly navigate the real estate environment were always based on experience and continuous due diligence. She earned my trust and confidence through hard work, honesty, and frankly, by being right. She is a skilled negotiator and was a pleasure to work with.”

Anson Beard, President, Vollero Beach Capital Partners, LLC January 08, 2013


"Ashley has been a delight to work with - from helping us with our initial scan of the local market through to facilitating a smooth transaction. At all times Ashley demonstrated terrific local knowledge, was pragmatic and practical in facilitating the process, and most of all, acted with true integrity throughout. We came to rely upon Ashley and still do for her recommendations and advice. There are few people I can so wholeheartedly recommend as Ashley".

Matthew Robinson January 14, 2013


"We trusted Ashley Christus to find us our dream home, and we couldn’t be happier! As first time home buyers, we were nervous about the whole process, but Ashley put us at ease right away. She scouted properties, knew what would work for our family, and we found our home after seeing only a few listings. She was an invaluable resource for us; she offered expert knowledge of the value of all the properties on the market (and even some off the market), the nuances of each part of town, and friendly advice when moving to the area. Ashley knows everyone in the Somerset Hills, and her professional contacts are trustworthy. We have dubbed Ashley the “real Mayor of Bernardsville” because of how great she is at introducing us to the right tradespeople, and she has helped make moving to Bernardsville a seamless transition for us. We are proud to be her neighbor and count her as a friend. I would recommend Ashley without reservation to anyone looking to buy in the Bernardsville/Far Hills area."

Lillian Aldaia January 10, 2013


“Ashley Christus is the consummate professional. Thoughtful, prepared and organized, she always has a sound strategy and I think her judgment is exceptional. Her views on pricing, the market, and how to properly navigate the real estate environment were always based on experience and continuous due diligence. She earned my trust and confidence through hard work, honesty, and frankly, by being right. She is a skilled negotiator and was a pleasure to work with.”

Anson H. Beard January 08, 2013


Ashley Christus is a stellar real estate agent. To achieve our objective of a relatively quick and painless sale, we knew we needed to find the best high-end realtor in the area. As we did our homework, including speaking with people who had gone through the home sale process, Ashley’s name kept emerging. So we decided to meet with Ashley and see if, in fact, she was the “uber” realtor in the area. Shortly after our initial meeting with her, Ashley presented us with a pricing and market strategy for our home that clearly involved a great deal of effort and was the product of vast experience. We were so impressed with Ashley’s strategy that we listed our home with her on the spot. We did not interview any other realtors. Ashley sold our home in nine days, for the full asking price. Indeed, the amount of interest in the house that Ashley generated during that nine-day period was nothing short of amazing. Ashley’s service did not end with the signing of the contract. She worked doggedly to help us navigate all the nettlesome issues that typically arise between the signing of the sale contract and the closing. She worked well with, and had the respect of, the buyers, their realtor and lawyer and the other professionals involved in the transaction. Kathy and I can’t say enough nice things about Ashley. We hope someday to have the opportunity to work with her again. In the meantime, we will highly recommend her to anyone who is looking to sell, or purchase, a home in her area. Ashley did indeed demonstrate to us that she is the “uber” realtor. Richard A. Wolfe, Senior Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, LLP

Richard A. Wolfe November 09, 2011


Ashley Christus is truly one of the most professional real estate executives that I have ever worked with. I have done business with realtors all over the world and Ashley clearly thinks like an entrepreneur , always having her clients’ best interests in mind which is extremely rare from what I have encountered with other professionals in her business. She looks at every transaction from many different angles which is invaluable in difficult markets. Ashley has all the ingredients developers and real estate buyers and sellers need to have at their disposal and it has been a pleasure to work with her over the years. Ashley Cooper, Former Executive VP, Aqusitions and Development, The Trump Organization

Ashley Cooper January 14, 2010


“Ashley Christus was wonderful to work with. She provided us with outstanding counsel and guidance in the purchase of our property as well as the construction and landscaping that followed. Her ability to work well with the architects, builder, subcontractors and interior designers made the experience not only easier but enjoyable!" Vic Pelson, Sr.Advisor UBS, former Vice Chair AT&T Barbara Pelson, Member of the Board of Trustees, The College of New Jersey

Vic & Barbar Pelson February 04, 2010


Ashley is a dedicated professional with a keen attention to details and a very pleasant demeanor. She puts my clients at ease with her down to earth winning ways. I enjoy working with her and hope to do so again and again. John Lyle, Lyle Interiors, New York, New York

John Lyle February 17, 2010


Ashley Christus is a true presence in Somerset County. She was the first person I met in my efforts with Natirar and she has been extremely helpful in more ways than I can count. For that reason I have valued our relationship for nearly 10 years now. She is devoted to her clients and works tirelessly to see that all their needs are met. Bob Wojtowicz, Founding Partner, Natirar

Bob Wojtowicz February 17, 2010


"It is both a privilege and a delight to be associated with Ashley- she exemplifies everything this company stands for " Jack Turpin

John "Jack" K. Turpin March 07, 2010