About Us

Edward Freeman Sr.

Founder and patriarch of the Freeman Group, Edward is well known throughout LBI as an extremely creative and knowledgeable real estate professional, specializing in luxury residential home sales and new construction. He attributes his success simply to understanding his customers needs, and working diligently to accomplish and exceed each of them. Edward considers his greatest accomplishment his long list of satisfied clients.

After receiving his B.S. in Accounting from the School of Commerce and Finance at Villanova University, Edward honed his financial skills at Merrill Lynch and Kidder Peabody. These skills have proved to be exceedingly valuable in navigating the LBI residential luxury home market for his clients.

Edward currently resides year-round in Beach Haven with his wife, Ellen. He has received the following recognition for his industry performance.

  • REMAX Lifetime Achievement Award
  • REMAX Hall of Fame Inductee
  • Recognized as one of top 100 influential real estate agents in NJ
  • 2017- #1 in Ocean County in Sales Volume- $107,000,000
  • 2018- #1 in Ocean County in Sales Volume- $133,000,000
  • 2019- #1 in Ocean County in Sales Volume- $129,000,000
  • 2020- #1 in Ocean County in Sales Volume- $160,322,000
  • 2021- #1 in Ocean County in Sales Volume- $206,084,000
  • 2022- #1 in Ocean County in Sales Volume- $165,000,000
  • 2023- #1 in Ocean County in Sales Volume- $197,000,000

Edward Freeman, Jr.

Following in his father’s footsteps, Ed brings boundless enthusiasm, energy and passion to his role at The Freeman Group. His in-depth knowledge of market trends, understanding of buying and selling economics, and ability to leverage all the tools at his disposal have allowed Ed to consistently achieve the best results for his clients.

His primary responsibilities include identifying, analyzing, and acquiring new development opportunities for the group’s portfolio of investors as well as working with buyers and sellers to assist them in accomplishing their objectives.

Ed graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 2008 and currently resides on LBI with his wife, Kera.

Joseph Freeman

Joe joins the Freeman Group with over a decade of sales success as International Sales Director at a promotional retail manufacturing company. Some of his clients included: CVS, the NY Mets, Isagenix, and the Houston Astros.

As a native of Long Beach Island, Joe has been an entrepreneur from the start including founding and owning a custom surfboard manufacturing company (Old Soul Surfboards) from a young age.

Joe will be working with buyers and sellers on Long Beach Island and brings a wealth of marketing and technology experience to the Freeman Group. Joe resides on Long Beach Island.

Tammy Laureigh

Tammy Laureigh brings over 20 years of successfully selling real estate on the Jersey Shore to The Freeman Group. Throughout her career, Tammy has closed transactions in Monmouth and Ocean Counties, making her a perfect match for buyers and sellers exploring multiple towns along the NJ coast. Over the last 3 years, Tammy has grown a significant business on Long Beach Island. She was instrumental in marketing the Islands End development in Holgate, which is nearing completion 2 years ahead of schedule.

As a specialist in residential properties on Long Beach Island and a member of The Freeman Group, Tammy is a consistent top producer, offering concentrated attention to the second home market. Her goal is to oversee the entire real estate process and to eliminate as much stress as possible, as well as the promise of exceptional service – working diligently in the best interests of her clients – each and every time.

Veteran of the United States Air Force, she resides on Long Beach Island with her husband Chris and their 4 children.

Audrey Pagnotta

Audrey joins the Freeman Group with a unique background in speech-language pathology and a life-long love for coastal construction. Audrey grew up coming to Long Beach Island where her father, Michael Pagnotta, is an established architect and builder. Audrey developed a keen eye for craftsmanship and design, which naturally led to a deep interest in the world of real estate.

Having observed the seamless collaboration between Michael Pagnotta Architecture and The Freeman Group, Audrey was inspired to become a part of this dynamic real estate team.

Audrey attended the University of Virginia, where she pursued both undergraduate and graduate studies in Speech-Language Pathology. This educational experience equipped her with excellent communication skills, and a deep understanding of human interactions, which are invaluable assets in the realm of real estate.