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HGAR’s Commercial & Investment Division Hosts First-Ever Women in Commercial Real Estate Panel

June 2019

Diversity, challenges and a new perspective for the future were the prevailing themes at the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtor’s first-ever “Women in Commercial Real Estate” panel discussion held on June 6 at HGAR’s White Plains headquarters. Describing the panel as “the forefront of the commercial real estate community,” Patricia Valenti, moderator and executive managing…

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BARRISTER'S BRIEFING: Have I Got an Offer for You!

June 2019

As agents it’s common for us to make and/or receive offers on properties, at least we hope that it’s common. Because it’s common, we often forget the rules surrounding the making and receiving of offers. It’s important to keep these rules in mind so you don’t run afoul of the HGMLS Rules and Regulations or…

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Isaac Gawartin & Robert Weaver Join the Rand Commercial Team

June 2019

Rand Commercial has reported that Isaac Gawartin has joined its Rockland County team and will be based in the New City office. Gawartin, a seasoned real estate salesperson, has been in the real estate industry for the past seven years. Gawartin has an extensive knowledge of the Orange and Rockland County markets, as well as…

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Business Council Taps Two Economic Development Execs. to Board of Directors

June 2019

RYE BROOK—In a move to bolster its planning and economic development expertise, the Business Council of Westchester has named Wilson Kimball, Commissioner of Planning and Development for the City of Yonkers; and Luiz Aragon, Commissioner for Development for the City of New Rochelle, to its Board of Directors. “We are truly honored to have these…

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Ron Garafalo

PRESIDENT'S CORNER: Pressing Our Case in Albany and DC

June 2019

Hello friends, as we approach the beginning of summer and get close to the halfway point of 2019, I hope that all of you are having a very productive year and are taking some time to enjoy yourself as well. It has been a very busy year for me and one that has reinforced my…

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Real Estate In-Depth

Wells Fargo to Sell Eastdil Secured in Management Buyout Deal

June 2019

NEW YORK—Wells Fargo & Co. announced on June 11 it had reached an agreement to sell Eastdil Secured, its private real estate investment banking division, in a management buyout transaction. The sales agreement follows Eastdil’s management-led recapitalization, in partnership with Guggenheim Investments, on behalf of certain institutional clients, and Temasek, a global investment company headquartered…

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