HGAR Update


HGAR Calendar - May 2017

April 2017

APRIL Monday, April 24th WCR, Meet the School Superintendents The Briarcliff Manor, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 26th Breakfast with Benefits – Increase Home Values with Custom Closets W. Nyack, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Happy Hour at Brother Jimmy’s BBQ – RPAC White Plains, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m MAY Tuesday, May…

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BOARDROOM REPORT: January 11, 2017 & February 17, 2017

April 2017

Boardroom Report Boards of Directors A joint meeting of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. (HGAR) and the Hudson Gateway Multiple Listing Service January 11, 2017 Time Hotel, Nyack, New York Hudson Gateway Association General Activities CEO Richard Haggerty delivered a CEO’s report on behalf of both HGAR and HGMLS. He reported that as…

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In Memoriam: Henry W. “Hank” Fries and Lawrence A. Savino

April 2017

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors regrets to inform its membership of the recent passing of two longtime Realtors—Henry W. “Hank” Fries and Lawrence A. Savino. Fries passed away on April 7th at the age of 81. He served as president of the Westchester County Board of Realtors in 1990 and as president of the…

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GATEWAY PERSPECTIVES: Legacies: Henry "Hank" Fries

April 2017

Last Friday (April 7th) the Realtor community lost an invaluable leader, an industry advocate, and a great friend, Henry W. “Hank” Fries. I had the true privilege to have known Hank for over 30 years, back when he headed the commercial division for Houlihan Lawrence Inc., prior to striking out on his own as a…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Donna Riniti

April 2017

Daily Puzzle Solver Donna Riniti, senior managing director of Coldwell Banker’s 63-person Yorktown Heights office, credits a bad experience years ago with a Texas real estate agent for prompting her to get into the real estate business. Originally from Texas, Riniti decided to sell her home on her own prior to moving to the Northeast.…

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HGAR Panel Helps Debunk Section 8 Myths

April 2017

WHITE PLAINS—Approximately 100 real estate professionals attended a program on April 4th at the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors’ offices in White Plains that provided answers to the sometimes complex and often-times confusing regulations surrounding Section 8 housing and Source of Income legislation. The “Breakfast with Benefits” program entitled “Common Myths About Section 8 Housing”…

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HGAR Networks at Westchester Business Expo

April 2017

RYE BROOK—More than 1,500 business people and a number of political leaders turned out March 29th at the Hilton Westchester in Rye Brook for the Business Council of Westchester’s 15th Annual Westchester Business EXPO. The EXPO, which continues to grow in popularity year after year, featured more than 180 of the region’s elite vendors in…

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HG Realtor Foundation’s Donation Helps Fund Food Bank’s BackPack Program

April 2017

ELMSFORD—The Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation’s $5,000 donation last year to the Food Bank for Westchester helped supply funding for the Elmsford-based charity’s BackPack Program, designed to help alleviate child hunger. Created in 2009, the program provides Westchester’s at-risk children with nutritious, easy-to-prepare food for weekends and school vacations. Members of the Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation…

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HGAR President Botsoe Reaches Out To Membership With More 'Tea' Events

March 2017

YONKERS—HGAR President Dorothy Botsoe recently held four “Tea with the President” events, adding a Yonkers location to reach out to the lower Westchester and Bronx members.  The event, held at the Hampton Inn in Yonkers, gave Realtors the opportunity to discuss any ideas or concerns about their memberships or real estate businesses. Botsoe also held…

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HGAR Calendar - April 2017

March 2017

Tuesday, April 4th Free Breakfast with Benefits Common Myths About Section 8 White Plains, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 5th HGAR Board of Directors Goshen, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. New Member Orientation West Nyack, 6:00 p.m. – 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 11th HGMLS Board of Directors West Nyack, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00…

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BOARDROOM REPORT: December 14, 2016

March 2017

Boardroom Report Boards of Directors A joint meeting of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. (HGAR) and the Hudson Gateway Multiple Listing Service (HGMLS) December 14, 2016 HGAR offices, White Plains, New York Hudson Gateway Association General Activities CEO Richard Haggerty delivered a status report on HGAR business. He stated that HGAR Annual Dues…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Tony D’Anzica, JD

March 2017

‘Start Spreading the News’ By now, everyone probably knows that HGAR merged with the former Manhattan Association of Realtors (MANAR) in January. However, what everyone may not know about is the man behind the merger—Tony D’Anzica, JD, the founder and president of Dynamax Realty NYC in Manhattan. D’Anzica was a member of the board of…

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2017 HGAR RPAC Honor Roll: March

March 2017

2017 HGAR RPAC HONOR ROLL as recorded by NYSAR to March 2017 Thank you to the following Members who are leading the way in the 2017 RPAC campaign Platinum R Dorothy Botsoe, Dorothy Jensen Realty Inc., White Plains Nancy Kennedy, Houlihan Lawrence Inc., Croton-on-Hudson Paul Kennedy, Houlihan Lawrence Inc., Croton-on-Hudson Golden R Richard Haggerty, Hudson…

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In Memoriam: Richard Albert

March 2017

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors regrets to inform its membership of the recent passing of veteran Realtor Richard Albert. The longtime Broker/Owner died on March 5th at the age of 89. Albert is survived by his much beloved wife Brenda, son Jeffrey, daughter Susan, stepchildren Lisa and Michael, grandchildren:  Molly, Sasha, Chelan, Brittany, Jordan,…

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