Lionel Cruz
President/Broker, NextHome Real Life Realty; President, NAHREP North Jersey (NJ)


Lionel Cruz is the President / Broker Owner of NextHome City Life Realty based in Jersey City, NJ. His office specializes in Residential and Commercial Real Estate throughout New Jersey. His office serves Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Passaic, and Union Counties. Lionel Cruz is also an approved Listing Broker for Fannie Mae. He has been actively licensed in Real Estate for 13-years.

This is the 4th consecutive year that Lionel has served in an Executive Director position for the NAHREP Northern New Jersey Chapter. Cruz has been a huge supporter for all of the NAHREP National Events and most recently participated in sessions in his beloved Island of Puerto Rico. Lionel is a recipient of the NAHREP Top 250 Latino Agent Sales Award for 2016 and 2017. He has also been awarded The Circle of Excellence Sales Award for 2017 and 2018. NextHome, Inc. has also awarded him for the Presidents Circle Award and Pinnacle Office Award for the past 3-years.

In his free time, Lionel enjoys spending time with his partner, Alcania and their children Flora and Victoria. He is a proud father to his son Jayson who is enlisted in the US Marine Corp, and his younger son Daniel will be following in his older brother’s footsteps by enlisting in the Military this summer. He enjoys staying fit and traveling as often as possible to Puerto Rico.