HGAR Update

SPOTLIGHT ON: MacKenzie Forsberg

January 12, 2022

A Career of a Lifetime As a 17-year-old high school senior, MacKenzie Forsberg, never imagined her part-time job as a file clerk in a real estate office would one day turn into an opportunity to sit at the helm of the firm. Fast-forward 20 years, and today Forsberg is one of three Principals of Genesis…

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HGAR Calendar | February 2022

January 11, 2022

JANUARY 2022 January 27 HGAR Commercial & Investment Division 2022 CRE Roundtable HGAR White Plains, 10:00AM – 11:00AM FEBRUARY 2022 February 3 Breakfast with Benefits: “The Real Estate Influencers” Via Zoom, 9:30AM – 10:30AM February 16 HGAR Board of Directors HGAR White Plains, 10:00AM – 12:00PM February 21 HGAR Offices Closed: President’s Day February 24…

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February 2022 Featured Classes

January 10, 2022

February 2022 Zoom Course Calendar     HGAR Classes are Currently Being Offered Via Zoom! Please contact our Member Success Team with any questions! support@hgar.com / 914-681-0833 HGAR 22.5 Hour Virtual Education Card— Buy a Virtual Education Card and Save! Learn more at HGAR.com *Course qualifies for the Virtual Card February 1       …

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In Memoriam: Josephine “Jo” Falcone

January 7, 2022

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors regrets to inform its membership of the passing of longtime Realtor Josephine “Jo” Falcone, who died at her White Plains home on Jan. 5 at the age of 84. Falcone, known for her philanthropy and community service, was a licensed Realtor since 1984 and worked for Century 21 Wolff…

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HGAR New Members - December 2021

January 6, 2022

Designated Realtor Jerry Baptiste Buzz Realty 1124 East 58th St., #2B Brooklyn, NY 11234 718-313-0203 Lesley A. DeCasseres Hierophant Realty LLC 8 Woodland Avenue, Unit 2 Scarsdale, NY 10583 347-675-5445 Zoraida E. Gonzalez Novos Realty & Advisory Service 37-06 82nd St. Suite 205 Jackson Heights, NY 11372 347-878-6480 Liani Greaves LGM Real Estate LLC 890…

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Hudson Gateway REALTOR® Foundation and Bronx YMCA’s “Operation REALTORS® Kids” Toy Drive a Huge Success

December 29, 2021

The Hudson Gateway REALTOR® Foundation, the charitable arm of the Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS® (HGAR), and the Bronx YMCA’s “Operation REALTORS® Kids” Toy Drive was a tremendous success this year. Now in its 10th year, the toy drive benefitted 80 children in 35 families throughout the Bronx on Christmas Day. “Operation Realtors Kids” Toy…

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First Ever HGAR Cook-Off Event Raises Over $10K for RPAC

December 16, 2021

BRIARCLIFF MANOR—The savory aroma of old-fashioned home cooking filled the air, while a line of silver serving trays overflowed with piping hot, delectable selections of meatballs and chili at The Briarcliff Manor recently. HGAR’s first ever “Chili-Meatball Cookoff,” planned by the association’s RPAC Committee, brought in more than 60 hungry participants and raised more than…

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BOARDROOM REPORT: September 22, 2021

December 15, 2021

Boardroom Report Boards of Directors Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. Sept. 22, 2021 HGAR offices, One Maple Ave, White Plains HGAR Management, Financial & Membership Reports President Crystal Hawkins-Syska presented the President’s Report. President Hawkins-Syska presented an overview of the past year and highlighted the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. CEO Haggerty presented…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Ron Garafalo, HGAR’s 2021 ‘Realtor of the Year’

December 13, 2021

When Ron Garafalo attended HGAR’s 105th Annual Member Appreciation Day this year, he had no idea he would be walking away with the 2021 “Realtor of the Year” Award. The 2019 HGAR President admitted he was “stunned” when he heard his named called. “I was 100% surprised and am truly thrilled, excited and grateful for…

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HGAR RPAC Honor Roll: December 2021

December 10, 2021

2021 HGAR RPAC HONOR ROLL as recorded by NYSAR to December, 2021 Thank you to the following Members who are leading the way in the 2021 RPAC campaign Platinum R $10,000 Dorothy Botsoe, Dorothy Jensen Realty Inc., White Plains Anthony Domathoti, Exit Realty Premium, Bronx Richard Haggerty, Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. Nancy Kennedy,…

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HGAR New Members - November 2021

December 7, 2021

Designated Realtor Earlene L. Arthurs 3238 Colden Ave., Ste. 1 Bronx, NY 10469 718-652-3023 Rachel Gavrieli Rachel Realty NYC Inc. 255 W 88th St., Ste. 1B New York, NY 10024 212-799-2300 ** Ruth I. Miner Country Club Properties LLC 1095 Newfield Avenue Stamford, CT 06905 203-322-8770 Danielle M. Peratikos DMP Appraisals 25 Queen Anne Lane…

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HGAR Calendar | January 2022

December 6, 2021

DECEMBER YPN Fundraising for the Ronald McDonald House of the Hudson Valley December 23 & 24 HGAR Offices Closed – Christmas Holiday December 31 HGAR Offices Closed – New Year’s Holiday JANUARY 2022 January 6 Breakfast with Benefits: "Results Driven Referral Marketing" Via Zoom, 9:30AM – 10:30AM session & 1:00PM – 2:00PM session January 13…

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January 2022 Featured Classes

December 2, 2021

January 2022 Zoom Course Calendar     HGAR Classes are Currently Being Offered Via Zoom! Please contact our Member Success Team with any questions! support@hgar.com / 914-681-0833 HGAR 22.5 Hour Virtual Education Card— Buy a Virtual Education Card and Save! Learn more at HGAR.com *Course qualifies for the Virtual Card January 6 CORE Day* with…

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In Memoriam: James “Jim” W. Rood Jr.

December 1, 2021

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors regrets to inform its membership of the passing of longtime Realtor and Affiliate James “Jim” W. Rood Jr. on Nov. 28, 2021. Rood passed away after a valiant battle with colon cancer at the age of 64. Rood was an Environmental Engineer and he ran his own company, Lighthouse…

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In Memoriam: Edward T. Scrivani

November 29, 2021

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors regrets to inform its membership of the passing of longtime Realtor Edward T. Scrivani, who passed away on Nov. 12 at the Village Crest Health and Rehab Center in New Milford, CT at the age of 93. He previously had been a resident of Patterson for 70 years. Scrivani…

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HGAR Annual Meeting & Member's Day, Sleepy Hollow Hotel & Conference Center, Tarrytown, Oct. 25, 2021

November 19, 2021

From left, Donald Arace of Hudson United Mortgage, the RPAC Luncheon Sponsor; Richard Haggerty, HGAR CEO; Crystal Hawskin-Skska, HGAR President; Westchester County Executive George Latimer; Carol Christiansen and Anthony Domathoti, HGAR RPAC Co-Chairs. The HGAR 2022 Board of Directors HGAR leaders enjoyed the 105th Annual Member Appreciation Day From left, Mike Cullen, Rich O’Donnell, Laura…

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HG Realtor Foundation Pub Night, El Coyote, Garrison, Nov. 9, 2021

November 18, 2021

Christian Ranco, Ruth Lara Deane and Justine Chillette From left, Susan Radzilowicz, Mary Prenon, Cathleen Stack, Clayton Livingston and Liz Kolski From left, Allyson Davidov, Stacey Schick, Charlene Marrero and Kathy Kane Abbie Carey, Sylvia Wallin, Houlihan Lawrence, Cold Spring Pub Night at El Coyote Restaurant in Garrison, NY

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Bronx Realtor Anthony Domathoti Named 2022 HGAR President

November 18, 2021

TARRYTOWN—The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors held its 105th Annual Member Appreciation Day and Annual Meeting on Monday, Oct. 25 at the Sleepy Hollow Hotel and Conference Center here that was highlighted by the acknowledgement of Realtor Anthony Domathoti of EXIT Realty Premium of the Bronx as the organization’s 2022 President. At its 105th Annual…

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HGAR Receives 2021 NAR Gold Global Achievement Award for Second Year in Row

November 15, 2021

NEW YORK—The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, for the second year in a row, has been honored with the Gold Global Achievement Award from the National Association of Realtors. This award acknowledges that HGAR’s Global Business Council has demonstrated a solid level of service to its global members throughout 2021. The HGAR Global Business Council…

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