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Meet the LBI Duplex Experts

In our experience as real estate professionals, we’ve found that providing the very best service is essentially about putting our clients first. This means being accessible, being a good listener as well as a good communicator, and responding quickly to your needs. It also means using our training and experience to help our clients overcome the obstacles to achieve their goals in the marketplace. This “client first” philosophy has always been our approach and it requires us to continually improve our skills and ways of doing business.

There are over 500 real estate licensees on LBI and a fewer than 100 duplex sales per year. The average agent sells a duplex every five years. The Duplex Team more duplexes than our two closest competitors COMBINED.Now, more than ever, you should seek the most competent professionals you can find to represent you in your next real estate transaction.So when you decide that you’d like to buy or sell a duplex on Long Beach Island, please contact the LBI Duplex team.


Jim Dooney

  • Founder of the LBI Duplex Team of Long Beach Island with over 36years experience in investment property sales.
  • Co-Editor of The LBI Duplex Letter, a newsletter dedicated to the LBI duplex market.
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) professional designation
  • Certified Property Manager (CPM) professional designation,
  • Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) professional designation



Gina Laird

Gina Laird has over 25years experience in the Real Estate Industry. Prior to joining the LBI Duplex Team, she worked as a sales agent on LBI, was aCommercial Property Manager and owned and operated a title insurance company. Gina’s role in the Duplex Team is to provide accurate and up to date pricing of duplexes and handle the listings and sales of duplexes. Gina effectively markets each duplex and is responsible for managing each transaction. She also works with duplex buyers and is co-editor of the LBI Duplex Letter.


Kelly Hennessy
Kelly has been selling real estate since 2010. Prior to selling real estate Kelly worked in the Pharmaceutical Industry and she has a strong background in sales and marketing. Kelly has excellent negotiation and communication skills and works with duplex buyers as well as assists with listings. Kelly is in charge of Social Media and advertising.

The LBI Duplex Team publishes The LBI Duplex Letter, a monthly newsletter focused on the LBI duplex market. Issues include articles on the operation and investment aspects of duplex ownership as well as a summary of current listings and sales. The Duplex Team focuses on the listing and sale of LBI duplexes, and provides an unmatched level of client representation of both buyers and sellers of LBI duplexes. The use of the latest technology plus old fashioned customer care sets them apart from the competition.
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