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

Mary Prenon | December 2018

Former association CEO P. Gilbert Mercurio officially swore in Barry Kramer as 2018 HGAR President at last year’s Installation Gala.

CENTRAL VALLEY—The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors will hold its 2019 Installation Gala at the Falkirk Estate & Country Club in Central Valley on Thursday, Jan. 15 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Ron Garafalo, of John J. Lease Realtors, will be installed as HGAR’s 2019 president, along with the new slate of executive officers and directors.

This year’s theme is “Growing Together and Striving for Excellence” as HGAR continues to branch out into Manhattan. The event will feature an open bar, appetizers, seated dinner, dessert, coffee and dancing.

In addition to Garafalo, the 2019 HGAR executive officers include: Gail Fattizzi, President Elect; Irene Guanill Elukowich, Treasurer; Crystal Hawkins Syska, Secretary; Barry Kramer, Immediate Past President; Tony D’Anzica, Regional Director, New York County (Manhattan); Clayton Livingston, Regional Director, Putnam County; Eydie Lopez, Regional Director, Orange County; Roberta Bangs, Regional Director, Rockland County, and Aimee DeCesare, Regional Director, Westchester County.

The slate of HGAR 2019 directors includes: Carmen Bauman, Tammy Teresa Belmore, Dorothy Botsoe, Debra Budetti, Theresa Crozier, Katheryn DeClerck, Anthony Domathoti, Ray Hollingsworth Falu, Richard Herska, Maurice Owen-Michaane, Mark Seiden, Robert Shandley, Al Smith, Maryann Tercasio and Maria Weiss.

Tickets are $85 per person and are available at www.HGAR.com.

Mary Prenon
HGAR, Director of Communications