HGAR Update

SPOTLIGHT ON: Nancy Hertz

September 2019

New Women’s Council Leadership for 2020 Nancy Hertz is a Realtor, a singer, a paralegal, holds a B.A. in psychology and music, and next year, she’ll take over the reins as President of the Women’s Council of Realtors, Empire Local Westchester. “I’m so excited about this and I’m already thinking about the types of programs…

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Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation Presents Donations To Habitat for Humanity and Legal Services of Hudson Valley

September 2019

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation, the charitable arm of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, recently presented donation checks to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh and Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, based in White Plains. Founded in 1999, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh brings people together to build homes, communities, and…

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Koff Awarded NYSAR Community Service Award

September 2019

Donald Arace of Hudson United Mortgage presented flowers to Bonnie Koff, Secretary Treasurer of the Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation, Inc. and Chair of the Foundation’s Fundraising Committee to congratulate her on being selected as one of the 2019 New York State Association of Realtors Community Service Award recipients. The veteran Realtor will be recognized at…

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2019 HGAR RPAC Honor Roll: September

September 2019

2019 HGAR RPAC HONOR ROLL as recorded by NYSAR to September 2019 Thank you to the following Members who are leading the way in the 2019 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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RPAC Happy Hour, Hudson Grille Bistro, White Plains, July 25, 2019

August 2019

From left, Derick King, NYSAR; Crystal Hawkins Syska and Rich Herska, HGAR RPAC Committee Co-Chairs; Ann Garti, HGAR COO; and Richard Haggerty, HGAR CEO From left; Bob Shandley, HGAR Global Council Co-Chair; Ron Garafalo, HGAR President; Richard Haggerty, HGAR CEO; and Gary Connolly, HGMLS Director From left, Sarah Hughes, Carol Christiansen, Terri Crozier and Roseann…

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CID Panel Discussion: 'The New Rent Laws, What Happens Now,' Aug. 7, 2019

August 2019

From left, Eliezer Rodriguez Esq., BMNAR CEO; and Richard Haggerty, HGAR CEO   More than 100 commercial and residential real estate professionals heard a rather sobering outlook of what the recently enacted new rent control regulations enacted by the State Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo will have on the region’s real…

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HGAR’s Haggerty Makes the Case for a Unified Listing System

August 2019

NEW YORK—Inaccurate data is the major driver of financial and time drains for residential real estate professionals, according to Richard Haggerty, CEO of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc., and president of the New York MLS, LLC. That’s why the time has come for a unified Multiple Listing Service in New York, he noted.…

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HGAR to Hold First-Ever Education Forums At White Plains, Goshen on Set. 20, Oct. 23

August 2019

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors will hold its first-ever Education Forum at its corporate headquarters in White Plains on September 20 and a similar forum on October 23 at its Goshen office. The forums will be part of HGAR’s “Breakfast with Benefits” series, which offer free information seminars to HGAR members. Moderated by…

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HGAR Accounting Coordinator Warncke Retires After 26 Years with the Association

August 2019

WHITE PLAINS—Leah Warncke, who has served as HGAR’s accounting coordinator since 1993, retired at the end of June after serving 26 years with the association. When Warncke began her position with the former Westchester County Board of Realtors, there were just 3,000 members. Today, HGAR has almost 12,000 members and continues to grow. She has…

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2019 HGAR RPAC Honor Roll: August

August 2019

2019 HGAR RPAC HONOR ROLL as recorded by NYSAR to August 2019 Thank you to the following Members who are leading the way in the 2019 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 2019

SEPTEMBER September 6 Breakfast with Benefits | Your Retirement on YOUR Terms and YOUR Time! HGAR White Plains, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM September 11 HGAR Board of Directors HGAR White Plains, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM September 16 Broker/Owner/Manager Meeting | Do's and Don'ts on Realtor Safety Policies HGAR White Plains, 9:30 AM – 11:30…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Phyllis Lerner

August 2019

From ‘Hummel’ Beginnings To a Successful Career Phyllis Lerner is a successful Realtor and also one of five Broker/Owners of William Raveis Legends Realty Group in Briarcliff, Tarrytown and Irvington. She is HGAR’s Education Council Chair and is very active with the Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation. However, a little-known fact about this Pocantico Hills resident…

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2019 HGAR RPAC Honor Roll: July

July 2019

2019 HGAR RPAC HONOR ROLL as recorded by NYSAR to July 2019 Thank you to the following Members who are leading the way in the 2019 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

July 2019

JULY July 24 WCR Member/Strategic Partner Appreciation Cocktail Party The Briarcliff Manor, Briarcliff Manor, 5:30PM – 8:30PM July 25 RPAC | Happy Hour at Hudson Grille Hudson Grille, White Plains, 4:30PM – 7:00PM July 26 Breakfast with Benefits | Social Media Boot Camp AM HGAR White Plains, 9:00AM – 11:30PM Breakfast with Benefits | Social…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Roseann Paggiotta

July 2019

The Long and Winding Road to Real Estate Roseann Paggiotta, associate broker with Houlihan Lawrence’s Yonkers office, is gearing up to take over the New York State Women’s Council of Realtors presidency for 2020. A longtime member of both the local and state WCR organizations, Paggiotta served as secretary for New York’s WCR in 2017,…

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