HGAR Update

HGAR’s DEI Officer Honored by Marist College

December 6, 2022

POUGHKEEPSIE—Marist College recently honored three distinguished members of the Hudson River Valley community at the college’s annual President’s Community Breakfast, including Freddimir Garcia, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer at the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. The honorees all received President’s Awards for Community Service for their significant contributions to the local area from Marist…

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Manhattan Realtor Tony D’Anzica Named 2023 HGAR President

November 29, 2022

SLEEPY HOLLOW—The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors held its 106h Annual Member Appreciation Day and Annual Meeting on Monday, Oct. 24 at the Sleepy Hollow Hotel and Conference Center here that was highlighted by the announcement that veteran Manhattan Realtor Tony D’Anzica of DynaMax Realty, NYC, Inc. is the organization’s 2023 President. At the event,…

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Jana Currier Appointed HGAR Interim-CEO

November 23, 2022

WHITE PLAINS—Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors President Anthony Domathoti announced on Nov. 22 in an e-mail message to the association’s membership that the Executive Committee had appointed HGAR Chief Operating Officer Jana Currier as Interim Chief Executive Officer. The appointment was necessitated by the impending departure of longtime HGAR Chief Executive Officer Richard Haggerty, who…

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Four HGAR Members Selected For NYSAR Leadership Academy

November 18, 2022

ALBANY—The New York State Association of Realtors has announced that 12 NYSAR members have been selected for its Leadership Academy. Four members of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors have been selected to participate in Leadership Academy #6 in 2023—Brian Anthony Phillips, T. Teresa Belmore, Robin Ham and Veronica Suarez. Other Hudson Valley area Realtors…

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Women’s Council of Realtors Stages ‘Deals in Heels’ Fundraising Event

November 17, 2022

NEW ROCHELLE—The Women's Council of Realtors Local Westchester Chapter held a well-attended “Deals in Heels” fundraising event for RPAC that also included the official installation of 2023 Officers on Oct. 27 at the Glen Island Harbour Club here. 2022 WCR President Vlora Sejdi presided over much of the program that included a host of special…

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Marketing Tips for Inclusivity

November 15, 2022

Fair Housing teaches us to market to everyone and not seek out a particular someone or some group. We can talk about property features and amenities, but we stay away from implying who “should” be that person or persons to purchase. Our job is to welcome all people and help them achieve their home ownership…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: HGAR 2022 Affiliate of the Year Brian Tormey

November 15, 2022

When Brian Tormey, President of TitleVest Agency in Manhattan, attended HGAR’s Members Appreciation Day in October, he had no idea it would end with him being named the Association’s Affiliate Member of the Year. “I was completely surprised, and I am truly honored,” he said. “I really never expected this.” Tormey has been an Affiliate…

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HGAR RPAC Honor Roll: October 2022

November 11, 2022

2022 HGAR RPAC HONOR ROLL as recorded by NYSAR October 31, 2022 Thank you to the following Members who are leading the way in the 2022 RPAC campaign Platinum R $10,000 Dorothy Botsoe, Dorothy Jensen Realty Inc., White Plains Anthony Domathoti, Exit Realty Premium, Bronx Perry Gault, Perry Gault Management, Bronx, (Posthumously) Richard Haggerty, Hudson…

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HGAR Calendar | December 2022

November 11, 2022

NOVEMBER 2022 NOVEMBER 24 & 25 HGAR Offices Closed: Thanksgiving November 29 Manhattan Day 873 Broadway, Manhattan, 9:00AM – 10:30AM November 30 YPN Program: How to Grow Your Personal Brand and Increase Productivity on Social Media Via Zoom, 10:00AM – 11:30AM DECEMBER 2022 December 1 CID: How Lenders Underwrite in the Current Economic Environment HGAR…

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HGAR New Members - October 2022

November 11, 2022

Designated Realtor Danilo Bandovic NB Elite Realty LLC 151 1st Ave., #10 New York, NY 10003 844-444-6327 ** Rodney J. Baptiste Rodney J Baptiste 304 Main Ave., Ste 439 Norwalk, CT 06851 203-822-1974 Valrie V. Henry Valrie Henry Realty Real Estate 632 City Island Bronx, NY 10464 347-435-4594 Eyal Sagi WW Realty Group Inc 1387…

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Higher Interest Rates, Tighter Lending Regs Battering Region’s Development Markets

November 9, 2022

WHITE PLAINS—A panel of regional commercial developers offered a mixed outlook for the sector with somewhat optimistic forecasts for the medium- and long-term for Westchester County and the surrounding suburban markets, but a much darker view on prospects for the short term. One developer put it simply: “The federal government is undoubtedly trying to shut…

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December 2022 Featured Classes

November 7, 2022

  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 December 2022 Zoom Course Calendar December 7     CORE Day* with Carole McCann (Legal, Agency, Fair Housing & Business…

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HGAR Wins Prestigious Platinum Global Achievement Program Award From NAR

October 31, 2022

WASHINGTON—The National Association of Realtors has notified the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors that it will bestow the PLATINUM Global Achievement Program Award for 2022 to HGAR for its global services initiatives undertaken by its Global Business Council at a national conference in Orlando in a few weeks. The PLATINUM Global Achievement Program award is…

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Botsoe, Garafalo Graduate NYSAR Leadership Academy

October 20, 2022

From left, Richard Haggerty, HGAR CEO, Dorothy Botsoe, HGAR Past President, Broker-Owner, Dorothy Jensen Realty, Ron Garafalo, HGAR Past President, Office Manager, John J. Lease Realtors, Anthony Domathoti, HGAR 2022 President, Broker-Owner, EXIT Realty Premium.

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November 2022 Featured Classes

October 17, 2022

  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 November 2022 Zoom Course Calendar November 1  Appraisal Industry: Current Laws, Standards & How to Challenge an Appraisal with…

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HGAR Calendar | November 2022

October 17, 2022

OCTOBER 2022 October 24 HGAR's 106th Annual Member Appreciation Day Sleepy Hollow Hotel & Conference Center, Tarrytown, 8:30AM – 5:00PM October 25 Bronx Legislative Breakfast Renaissance Inn by Marriott, Bronx, 8:00AM – 10:00AM October 27 Breakfast with Benefits: Scale Your Social Strategy HGAR White Plains, 10:00AM – 11:00AM or 1:00PM – 2:00PM WCR: “Deals in…

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What is DEI? Meet the DEI Committee

October 17, 2022

In the past few years, DEI has become a commonly used acronym. Some people are unfamiliar with the term and are unsure how DEI relates to them. As Realtors, we wear many hats. We are business owners, advocates, and champions of homeownership. As such, DEI is an essential concept for us and we should be…

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