HGAR Update

RPAC Networking on the Waterfront, Aug. 23, Newburgh

September 2018

From left, Barry Kramer, HGAR President; Ron Garafalo, HGAR President-Elect, John Crittenden, Dorothy Botsoe and Rich Hershka, HGAR RPAC Co-Chairs From left, Jason Dillon, Laurel Lustgarten, Donna Gennero; Susan Salo, Karen Taphorn and Michelle Pfeffer From left, Matt La Spada, Debbie Goldstein, Robin Kelly and Michelle Pfeffer From left, Kathy Milich, Maryann Tercasio, Tracy Lockhart…

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HGAR, LIBOR Boards Sign Key Agreement To Create New Regional MLS Next Year

September 2018

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors and the Long Island Board of Realtors have announced that their efforts to create a consolidated new regional Multiple Listing Service that would benefit approximately 40,000 subscribers had cleared a significant milestone. The two largest Realtor associations in New York State reported that their respective Boards of Directors…

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HGAR Calendar

September 2018

SEPTEMBER September 25 WCR | Lunch Program: Westchester County Executive George Latimer Presents "The State of the County" Knollwood CC, Elmsford, NY 11:45 am – 2:30 pm RPAC | Networking at Bear Mountain Inn Bear Mountain Inn, Tomkins Cove, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm September 26 Breakfast with Benefits | “Ask the Experts” – Your…

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HGAR Membership Coordinator Karen Maloney Retires

September 2018

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors extends well wishes to Karen Maloney, Membership Coordinator at its White Plains office, who has retired after spending 15 years with the Association. Maloney worked with HGAR in White Plains for the past seven years, and with the former Putnam County Association of Realtors in Brewster for eight…

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2018 HGAR RPAC Honor Roll: Septemer

September 2018

2018 HGAR RPAC HONOR ROLL as recorded by NYSAR to September 2018 Thank you to the following Members who are leading the way in the 2018 RPAC campaign Platinum R $10,000 Dorothy Botsoe, Dorothy Jensen Realty Inc., White Plains Richard Haggerty, Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. Nancy Kennedy, Houlihan Lawrence Inc., Croton-on-Hudson Paul Kennedy,…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Carol Dorado

September 2018

A Career Spiked with International Flavor It was 16 years ago when Carol Dorado decided to parlay her love of travel, food and fine wine into a career in real estate. In place of dealing with international wines, the customer care coordinator with Houlihan Lawrence’s corporate office in Rye Brook is now dealing with international…

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WRO to Honor Former HGAR President Botsoe

September 2018

NEW ROCHELLE—Westchester Residential Opportunities (WRO) will honor HGAR’s 2017 President Dorothy Botsoe at its gala set for Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 6 pm. to 9:30 p.m. at the VIP Country Club in New Rochelle. Botsoe is the principal broker of Dorothy Jensen Realty, Inc. in White Plains. Last year, Botsoe became the first black president…

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HGAR to Hold 102nd Annual Member Appreciation Day on Oct. 29 in Tarrytown

September 2018

TARRYTOWN—The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors will hold its 102nd Annual Member Appreciation Day on Monday, Oct. 29 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown. More than 1,100 Realtors from Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, and Orange counties, as well as the Bronx and Manhattan are expected to attend the full-day event. With a theme of “Rock Star…

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In Memoriam: Donna Marie Tetro Vance

September 2018

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors regrets to inform its membership of the passing of Donna Marie Tetro Vance of Mahopac, a Realtor with Keller Williams Realty Partners in Somers who passed away on Sept. 4, 2018 at Hudson Valley Hospital with her loving family by her side. Tetro Vance was born on Jan. 4,…

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Global Real Estate Summit NYC 2018 Set for Oct. 22

August 2018

NEW YORK—Now in its 12th year, the Global Real Estate Summit NYC will be held on Monday, Oct. 22 at the New York Marriott Marquis in Midtown Manhattan. Embracing the theme of “Mapping the Global Future,” the daylong event will feature noted real estate strategist Stefan Swanepoel, along with more than 20 other presenters and…

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HG Realtor Foundations Donates $3,500 to Local Charities

August 2018

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation recently made donations totaling $3,500 to the Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley located across from Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Valhalla and Furniture Sharehouse in Armonk. The Ronald McDonald House provides a temporary home-away-from-home for families of critically ill or traumatically injured children. The house offers…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Kerri Stretch

August 2018

Changing People’s Lives Long before Kerri Stretch thought about selling real estate, she was the owner of a successful business in Manhattan’s garment district. In place of listings and lockboxes, the William Raveis sales agent spent her days making deals on buttons, beads and belts. Stretch had been working in advertising in Manhattan and when…

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2018 HGAR RPAC Honor Roll: August

August 2018

2018 HGAR RPAC HONOR ROLL as recorded by NYSAR to August 2018 Thank you to the following Members who are leading the way in the 2018 RPAC campaign Platinum R $10,000 Dorothy Botsoe, Dorothy Jensen Realty Inc., White Plains Richard Haggerty, Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. Nancy Kennedy, Houlihan Lawrence Inc., Croton-on-Hudson Paul Kennedy,…

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HGAR Calendar

August 2018

AUGUST August 23 RPAC | Networking Mixer on the Waterfront Billy Joe Ribworks, Newburgh, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. SEPTEMBER September 3 Labor Day Holiday HGAR Offices Closed September 11 RPAC |Networking and Karaoke Chatterbox 54, Briarcliff Manor, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. September 12 HGAR Board of Directors HGAR White Plains, 10:00 a.m. –…

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