HGAR Update

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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HGAR Pitches in for Habitat for Humanity

July 2019

The first of HGAR volunteer events at Habitat for Humanity in Newburgh was held on July 11. Thanks to all who came out to volunteer, including HGAR President Ron Garafalo (second group far left)..Among the other Realtors who participated at the event included: Amanda Martinez, Tim Countryman, Micaela Stanaland and Liz Ramirez.

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BOARDROOM REPORT: April 10, 2019

July 2019

Boardroom Report Board of Directors Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. (HGAR) April 10, 2019 HGAR offices, Goshen, New York HGAR Management, Financial & Membership Reports President Garafalo presented the President’s Report on various business matters and reported on the status of the Strategic Planning process. He indicated that the Strategic Planning sessions would be…

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HG Realtor Foundation Launches New Committee To Fill Volunteer Needs for Supported Charities

June 2019

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway REALTOR Foundation has launched a new Program Committee dedicated to filling the volunteer needs for the charities and non-profit organizations that it supports. The new committee, chaired by Gail Fattizzi, HGAR President-elect, has been busy organizing various volunteer projects and will be inviting the HGAR membership to participate. “The Foundation has…

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BOARDROOM REPORT: March 20, 2019

June 2019

Boardroom Report Boards of Directors Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. (HGAR) March 20, 2019 HGAR offices, White Plains, New York HGAR Management, Financial & Membership Reports President Ron Garafalo reiterated his goals of raising the bar and level of professionalism by promoting NAR’s Commitment to Excellence program. He further reported on HGAR’s update to…

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BOARDROOM REPORT: April 10, 2019

June 2019

Boardroom Report Boards of Directors Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. (HGAR) April 10, 2019 HGAR offices, Goshen, New York HGAR Management, Financial & Membership Reports President Ron Garafalo presented the President’s Report on various business matters and reported on the status of the Strategic Planning process. He indicated that the Strategic Planning sessions would…

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First-Ever HGAR Winery Tour Raises $6,500 for RPAC

June 2019

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors’ first-ever winery tour earlier this month raised more than $6,500 for RPAC, the Realtor Political Action Committee. More than 30 Realtors and HGAR Affiliate members boarded the bus at HGAR’s White Plains headquarters for an excursion to the Hudson Valley’s wine country. Stops included the historic Newburgh Brewing…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Maria Weiss

June 2019

Going Back to Her Roots Maria Weiss got her first taste of real estate at age 11, when she sat behind the desk of a real estate agent who was renting office space at one of her parents’ properties in Queens. “I’d diligently take down all the information from prospective renters when the agents were…

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RPAC Karaoke Night, Chatterbox 54, Briarcliff Manor, May, 4 2019

May 2019

The Chatterbox Bar & Grill in Briarcliff Manor attracted more than 50 Realtors for RPAC's Networking & Karaoke Night. From left, Crystal Hawkins Syska and Teresa Belmore From left, Maryann Tercasio and Bonnie Koff From left, Sander Koudijs; Gail Fattizzi; Marcene Hedayati and David Moore From left, Joe Pandolfom, Chatterbox owner; and Linda Urban From…

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HGAR Fair Housing Event, DoubleTree Hotel, Tarrytown, April 29, 2019

May 2019

Thank you to our event sponsors. Fred Freiberg, Executive Director for the Fair Housing Justice Center Sally Santangelo, Executive Director, City of New York Fair Housing Fred Freiberg and Sally Santangelo address the HGAR Realtors at the event. A crowd of more than 200 attended HGAR's Fair Housing event at the DoubleTree Hotel.

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NYSAR Annual Lobby Day, Albany, NY, May 7, 2019

May 2019

From left, Ron Garafalo, HGAR President; Leah Caro, Chair, HGAR Legislative Council and Barry Kramer, immediate past HGAR President. HGAR Realtors gather in the Legislative Office Building's Hearing Room to meet with state lawmakers. From left, Crystal Hawkins Syska, HGAR RPAC Committee Co-Chair and Bob Meyerson. NYS Senator Shelley Mayer From left, NYS Assemblyman David…

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