Clayton Perlman spends most of the year guiding his real estate business to profitability. He is a New Jersey-based real estate agent with multiple Limited Liability Companies, which he started to manage his real estate interests. Over the years, Clayton Perlman has developed properties in New Jersey, California, Nevada, and Utah.
When Clayton Perlman finds the time for a vacation, he likes to have an adventure. One of the most daring he ever undertook was a bicycle ride from Washington State to Alaska and back. The bike tour took him five weeks, and went through some of the most incredible natural scenery that Clayton Perlman has ever seen.
The majority of Clayton Perlman’s route took him through British Columbia. He rode a touring bike that was adapted so that he could carry food and camping supplies, along with plenty of water and essential bike repair tools.
At the recommendation of friends who had done the trip before, Clayton Perlman entered Canada at the Sumas border crossing and bypassed most of Vancouver. He reached the Trans-Canada Highway near Bridal falls and went west toward Hope, and found easy camping along the way.
[he recalls it as an amazing experience]
Clayton Perlman came to the real estate business full time after spending five years working as a clerk at the New York Mercantile Exchange, where he was in Crude Oil and Natural Gas futures and option pits.
Recalling that period of his career, Clayton Perlman says it was a little bit like being in a fraternity. There was a lot of camaraderie among clerks on the floor, and he says that amid all the hard work and trading, there was also a lot of humor and even pranks. He says he doesn’t think that pranks happen much anymore, if only because so much of the activity on the exchange is now televised.
Today, Clayton Perlman is a New Jersey real estate developer with multiple business interests. He owns four Limited Liability Companies in New Jersey and spends much of his time guiding their operations. He also owns a New Jersey marina and has a New Jersey boating license, and enjoys plying the waters off the Jersey Shore.
For the last nine years, Clayton Perlman has owned Brown’s Point Marina, located in Keyport, New Jersey. Brown’s Point Marina is Clayton Perlman’s pride and joy. The marina ideally located, with easy accessibility to fishing and cruising. “The famous Jersey Shore nightlife is nearby,” Clayton Perlman adds, “with exciting shopping and entertainment.”
Brown’s Point Marina is a full service facility. “Our courteous and professional staff is ready to assist you,” Clayton Perlman says happily. “Make it your stop on the Jersey Shore!”
Brown’s Point Marina, Clayton Perlman says, is just across the Raritan Bay from downtown Manhattan and New York City. By boat, it only takes about fifty-five minutes to get from the dock to the South Seaport. From there, it is easy access to the Intracoastal Waterways of the Hudson River, where there is a breathtaking view of Manhattan.
Clayton Perlman is a business veteran who has been in the real estate business in New Jersey for nearly fifteen years. He also has experience as a clerk in the New York Mercantile Exchange, where he worked in the Crude Oil and Natural Gas futures and option pits.
Clayton Perlman got his start in real estate with Perlman Properties, a family real estate business, where he worked as a superintendent, and later moved into acquisitions. Acquisitions officers have been called the masterminds behind real estate transactions, and Clayton Perlman found himself well suited to the work.
As Clayton Perlman learned early in his career, success in real estate takes a lot of hard work. It also takes dedication and commitment. In the mid-1980s, he was building single-family homes in New Jersey. By now, Clayton Perlman has developed many properties in New Jersey, California, Nevada, and Utah.
As Clayton Perlman knows, people come to the real estate business from all walks of life. Some enter the business thinking they will make a lot of money quickly, but Clayton Perlman says anyone who thinks that needs to learn more about the business. He says real estate can be lucrative, but for most the average income in recent years has been less than fifty thousand dollars a year.
Clayton Perlman recommends responsible management of personal finances before entering the profession. An essential component to Clayton Perlman’s success has been a commitment to savings and to personal responsibility. Proper financial management is of the utmost importance. Real estate is a hard-to-predict industry that is full of ups and downs, so it’s important to have a sound financial foundation before committing to the profession.