HGAR Update

HGAR’s CID Showcases New Tech Marketing, Research Products

December 2018

WHITE PLAINS—Technology is exploding in commercial real estate. The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors’ Commercial Investment Division recently reviewed some of the tools to help commercial licensees in marketing their properties and doing property research. The CID at its Nov. 29th meeting featured two products—biproxi and RPR. biproxi is a one-stop shop for commercial real…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Renee Zurlo

December 2018

HGAR’s 2018 Realtor of the Year Renee Zurlo still can’t believe she was chosen as HGAR’s 2018 “Realtor of the Year.” The Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty Regional Manager for Orange County was stunned when she heard her name called. “I was shocked—I had absolutely no idea,” she admitted. “You know, you sit there…

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In Memoriam: Lester Kravitz

December 2018

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors regrets to inform its membership of the passing of Realtor and principal of Kravitz Realtors Lester Kravitz. Kravitz passed away on Sunday, Nov. 25 at the age of 66. Born and raised in New York City, Kravitz practiced law at a Manhattan law firm for two decades, focusing his…

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HGAR’s 2019 Installation Gala Set for January 17 in Central Valley

December 2018

Ron Garafalo Tapped for 2019 HGAR President The Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS® will hold its 2019 Installation Gala at the Falkirk Estate & Country Club in Central Valley on Thursday, January 15 from 6 to 10 p.m. Ron Garafalo, of John J. Lease Realtors, will be installed as HGAR’s 2019 president, along with the…

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102nd Annual HGAR Annual Meeting and Members’ Day, October 29, 2018

November 2018

Over 1,500 Realtors attended the 2018 Annual Meeting & Member's Day at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown. From left, Scott Morlock, NYSAR Director of Communications; Leah Caro, former HGAR and HGMLS President; George Guarino and Mike Kelly, NYSAR Government Affairs Director From left, Chris Conlan, Tom Pasqualini, George Pejoves, Sal Mangiameli and Donald Arace of…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: William Jansz

November 2018

HGAR Affiliate of the Year When William Jansz heard his name called for HGAR “Affiliate of the Year” at the Annual Meeting at Members Day last month, he couldn’t believe his own ears. “I was listening to the speech about the winner and was completely shocked when they said my name,” admitted Jansz. The Trustco…

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HGAR Calendar

November 2018

NOVEMBER November 20 HGMLS Board of Directors HGAR White Plains, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm November 22 & 22 HGAR Offices Closed | Thanksgiving November 29 New Tech Tools for Commercial Real Estate HGAR White Plains, 9:30 am – 11:00 am Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation Holiday Party Westchester Hills Golf Club, White Plains, 6:00 pm…

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HGAR Hands Out Staff Recognition Awards

November 2018

During the 2018 Annual Meeting, HGAR officials gave special recognition to HGAR staff who have reached significant milestones of service to the association. From left; Leah Warncke, HGAR Accounting Coordinator, and HGAR CEO Richard Haggerty From left; Lisa Andrade, Education Coordinator, and HGAR CEO Richard Haggerty   From left; Jennifer Andriach, HGMLS Accounting Manager, and HGAR CEO…

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In Memoriam: Phyllis Depiro

November 2018

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors regrets to inform its membership of the passing of Phyllis Depiro, who was a salesperson with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Somers office from 1987 until her retirement earlier this year. She passed away on Oct. 23 at the age of 94. “Phyllis was highly regarded and loved among…

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HG Realtor Foundation to Host Holiday Party on Nov. 29

November 2018

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation will return to the Westchester Hills Golf Club in White Plains for its 2018 Holiday Party on Thursday, Nov. 29 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The event will include a one-hour open bar, appetizers, buffet dinner, DJ and dancing. In addition, attendees will have the chance to win…

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In Memoriam: Ronald J. Reid

November 2018

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors regrets to inform its membership of the passing of longtime commercial real estate broker and Realtor Ronald J. Reid. Reid served as president of HGAR predecessor organization the Westchester County Board of Realtors, Inc. in 1997. Reid, a longtime White Plains resident died unexpectedly on Oct. 24 at the…

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Record Crowd Attends 102nd Annual HGAR Annual Meeting and Members’ Day Event

November 2018

TARRYTOWN—A record crowd of approximately 1,500 members and affiliates attended the 102nd Annual Meeting and Member’s Day of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors held on Oct. 29 at the Doubletree Hotel in Tarrytown. During the association business portion of the program, HGAR membership elected the 2019 slate of HGAR directors that will be headed…

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WCR Empire Chapter Strategic Partner Luncheon, Sept. 24, 2018

October 2018

Westchester County Executive George Latimer From left, John Dolgetta, Esq. and Dorothy Botsoe From left, John Dolgetta, Esq.; Donald Arce; Carol Dorado, President, WCR Empire Chapter; George Latimer, Westchester County Executive; Leah Caro and Richard Haggerty, HGAR CEO From left, Robert Shandley, Leah Caro and Richard Haggerty, HGAR CEO  

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2018 HGAR RPAC Honor Roll: October

October 2018

2018 HGAR RPAC HONOR ROLL as recorded by NYSAR to October 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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BOARDROOM REPORT: August 28, 2018

October 2018

Boardroom Report Boards of Directors Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. (HGAR) August 28th, 2018 HGAR offices, White Plains, New York Management, Financial & Membership Reports Secretary/Treasurer Gail Fattizzi presented the Treasurer’s Report on behalf of HGAR, including the bank and investment summaries for July 1st and August 1st and the Directors approved receipt of…

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