Chief Operating Officer

Steve Janett is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties headquartered in Somerset, New Jersey. The 21 office company ranks in the top 20 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Real Estate Companies in North America in total sales volume.

Mission and Core Values

To be New Jersey's premier provider of comprehensive real estate services.

Our core values are:

Integrity - We keep our word.

Success - We empower achievement.

Excellence - We pioneer the industry's best practices.

Dependability - We build client relationships for life.

Energy - We are passionate about our people and the communities we serve.


Steve began his real estate career in 1978, joining their family business in Verona. He spent 30+ years in real estate representing buyers and sellers in the West Essex area of New Jersey and surrounding Counties. Currently he offers his expertise to the Executive Management Team and oversees operational matters on behalf of the company. He holds a B.S. in Business and Finance from Stockton State College in Pomona, New Jersey.

Founded by his late Father in 1954, Prudential Janett Real Estate, he became the Broker of Record in 1989. He earned his GRI, CRS and CRB designations and was named Realtor of the Year by the New Jersey Association of Realtors. A past President of the West Essex Board of Realtors, he served for seven years on the Prudential Relocation Management National Advisory Board and Brookfield Global Relocation Services Advisory Board.

Steve has recently served as President of the North Essex Chamber of Commerce and Chairman of the Verona Planning Board. He is also a past President of the Verona Lions Club and a Melvin Jones Fellowship. He was past President of the United Way of North Essex while serving the board for 14 years. Steve also volunteers as a committee member of Boy Scouts Troop 2 in Verona. He remains very active in the community with the Verona Lions Club and Boy Scouts. He enjoys cooking, golfing, skiing and traveling with his family.