Real Estate February 2, 2022

Peri “Leyla” Bortnowski Awarded 2021 NJ REALTORS® Circle of Excellence Sales Award® Bronze

PRINCETON, NJ – Peri “Leyla” Bortnowski, a sales associate with Weidel Real Estate, was awarded the 2021 NJ REALTORS® Circle of Excellence Sales Award® Bronze. The honor is earned by REALTORS® who have demonstrated excellence in their profession.


Raised locally in Central Jersey, Leyla is a local area expert and enthusiast for the ideal lifestyle that Central Jersey provides. Having also lived in both North and South Jersey, she confidently believes that Central Jersey offers the perfect blend of all the amazing things New Jersey has to offer. Having already purchased and sold a home at a young age, she has a special interest and personal experience in guiding and educating first-time buyers.


“I am humbled and honored to have received the 2021 NJ REALTORS® Circle of Excellence Sales Award®! This is such a huge accomplishment that I never would have expected to reach so early in my real estate career and have my name listed among so many long-time top-producing agents. I look forward to continuing to serve all of my clients in 2022 with the same high level of service for years to come!” Said Leyla.


The Circle of Excellence Award is a very prestigious award that recognizes agents who have demonstrated excellence in sales throughout the year. There are four different award levels that are separated by monetary sales and units sold. Award levels are also determined by monetary and or the number of units sold:

  • Platinum: $20 million and 30 units minimum, or 125 units
  • Gold: $12 million and 25 units minimum, or 90 units
  • Silver: $6.5 million and 20 units minimum, or 70 units
  • Bronze: $2.5 million and 15 units minimum, or 30 units


“Leyla can be described as incredible, patient and knowledgeable. She is committed to superior customer service no matter the type or size of home from rentals to high end luxury. Leyla is always calm and on top of the transaction from day one till beyond closing. Her clients become lifetime friends. Said Joe Marino, Sales Manager of the Weidel Princeton Office.


About Weidel Real Estate 

Founded in 1915, the Weidel family of companies has grown to encompass all parts of the residential and commercial real estate markets, including brokerage through Weidel Real Estate, real estate mortgages and finance through Princeton Mortgage, title insurance through Princeton Assurance Corporation, and real estate education and licensing through the Princeton School of Real Estate.