HGAR Update


BOARDROOM REPORT: October 11, 2017

December 2017

Boardroom Report Boards of Directors Meetings Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. (HGAR) October 11, 2017 HGAR offices, White Plains, New York Hudson Gateway Association General Activities Secretary-Treasurer Pamela Jones raised an issue with the recording of HGAR Directors Meetings. After discussion the Directors voted to not record Directors Meetings. HGAR Secretary-Treasurer Jones next presented…

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BOARDROOM REPORT: September 6, 2017

December 2017

Boardroom Report Boards of Directors Meetings Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. (HGAR) September 6, 2017 HGAR offices, Goshen, New York Hudson Gateway Association General Activities Secretary Treasurer Pam Jones presented the Treasurer’s Report as of September 1, 2017, which after review and discussion was approved for receipt and filing by the Directors. President Dorothy…

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GATEWAY PERSPECTIVES: It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over

December 2017

I entitled my December column last year, “Blink of an Eye,” and it certainly does feel like the years go by more and more quickly. However, I must confess that from a political stand point, it seems like about four years of politics were jammed into 2017 instead of just one. In many respects it’s…

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HG Realtor Foundation Donates More Than $85,000 to Hudson Valley Charities in 2017

December 2017

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation, the charitable arm of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, has donated a record $85,850 to 24 charities and non-profit organizations throughout the Hudson Valley in 2017. As it enters its fifth year of fundraising, the Foundation is gearing up for another successful year of providing financial assistance to…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Realtor of the Year Barry Kramer

December 2017

Barry Kramer, one of the two principal brokers of Westchester Choice Realty Inc. in Scarsdale, has the distinction of being both the HGAR 2017 Realtor of the Year and the 2018 HGAR President. “I didn’t’ think I could be a Realtor of the Year and president at the same time, so I was really surprised,”…

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HGAR Calendar

December 2017

DECEMBER December 18th Holiday Happy Hour Networking with the President HGAR Goshen 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm December 25th Christmas Holiday HGAR Offices Closed JANUARY January 1st New Years Day Holiday HGAR Offices Closed January 18th HGAR Installation Dinner Scarsdale Golf Club 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm January 22nd Women’s Council of Realtors - Industry…

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In Memoriam: Robert Lee Zipp

November 2017

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors regrets to inform its membership of the passing of Robert Lee Zipp, branch manager and associate broker with Houlihan Lawrence’s Somers office. Born in 1948, Zipp, who received his real estate license in 1976, passed away suddenly on Nov. 18th. He was Bixler Real Estate’s first branch manager at…

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Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation Donates $28,000 to Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley

November 2017

TARRYTOWN—The Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation, a division of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, recently presented a $28,000 donation check to Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley at the Wish House in Tarrytown. The monies were raised at the foundation’s “Black & White Masquerade Ball” held in September at the Falkirk Estate and Country Club in Central Valley.…

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HGAR Calendar

November 2017

NOVEMBER November 21st Happy Hour Networking with the President Don Coqui, City Island 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm November 23rd and 24th HGAR Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday November 29th HGMLS Board of Directors HGAR  White Plains 10:00 am – 12:00 noon November 30th HG Realtor Foundation Holiday Party Westchester Hills Golf Club, White Plains…

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BOARDROOM REPORT: July 25, 2017

November 2017

Boardroom Report Boards of Directors Meetings Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. (HGAR) July 25, 2017 HGAR offices, White Plains, New York Hudson Gateway Association General Activities HGAR President Dorothy Botsoe reviewed the President Outreach Initiatives and reported the positive attendance at the event held at Four Brothers Restaurant in Mahopac and the success the…

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HG Realtor Foundation to Host Holiday Party

November 2017

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation will host a Holiday Celebration Thursday, November 30th from 6:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Westchester Hills Golf Club in White Plains. The event will include a one-hour open bar, appetizers, buffet dinner, DJ and dancing. In addition, attendees will have the chance to win some great raffle…

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In Memoriam: Cynthia May (Ackley) Warner

November 2017

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors regrets to inform its membership of the passing of Cynthia May (Ackley) Warner of Keller William Realty, who passed away on Monday, Nov. 6th at her home in Bloomingburg at the age of 60 due to an acute heart attack. Cynthia was born in Syracuse on May 30, 1957…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Stephanie Liggio

November 2017

‘Bronx Girl’ Wins Affiliate of the Year Award Stephanie Liggio, HGAR’s 2017 “Affiliate Member of the Year,” has enjoyed a varied career path before settling in at Rye Brook’s Judicial Title Insurance Agency, where she has worked for the past 12 years. Currently the Director of Business Development, Liggio has held previous positions with Unilever…

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Barry Kramer Named Realtor of the Year at HGAR Annual Meeting

November 2017

Stephanie Liggio Wins Affiliate of the Year Award TARRYTOWN—More than 1,000 members of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors participated in the HGAR’s 101st Annual Meeting held on Oct. 30th at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown. The business portion of the all-day event was highlighted by the election of HGAR Officers and Directors, who will…

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HGAR International Night, HGAR Offices, Oct. 11, 2017

October 2017

Carole Kope of Dorothy Jensen Realty           Diane Cummins of William Raveis Legends Realty From left, Yuet Fong, D. Gloria Hernandez, Anna Gao and Franca Presbyto From left, Teresa Belmore, Yuet Fong, John Oliveri and Gloria Welcome

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