SECOND NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING October 29, 2018 Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc.

Real Estate In-Depth | October 2018

Report of the HGAR Leadership Committee to be presented at the HGAR Annual Meeting, October 29, 2018.

The 2018 Annual Meeting of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. will take place on October 29, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel, 455 South Broadway, Tarrytown, New York 10591. The voting business at the Annual Meeting will include the Report of the Leadership Committee:

The election of Officers in accordance with Article XI, Section 3, subsection (a)(i) of the Bylaws; the election of five (5) HGAR Directors in accordance with Article XI, Section 3, subsection (a)(3)(i) of the Bylaws (“Class 1 Directors”), with terms expiring at the end of 2019, five (5) HGAR Directors in accordance with Article XI, Section 3, subsection (a)(3)(ii) of the Bylaws (“Class 2 Directors”) with a term expiring at the end of 2020, and five (5) HGAR Directors in accordance with Article XI, Section 3, subsection (a)(3)(iii) of the Bylaws (“Class 3 Directors”) with terms expiring at the end of 2021; and the election of five (5) Regional Directors in accordance with Article XI, Section 3, subsection (a)(2) of the Bylaws, representing the counties of New York (i.e., Manhattan), Putnam, Orange, Rockland and Westchester with terms expiring at the end of 2019. The HGAR Leadership Committee has submitted the following slate of candidates for election to serve as Officers and Directors on the HGAR Board of Directors for 2019.

Approval of various amendments to the By-Laws, including amendments that remove representation of the HGMLS President from the HGAR Board of Directors, that removes HGMLS representation from the HGAR Finance Committee and some additional changes. These amendments are being made as the result of the formation of a new regional Multiple Listing Service that will be co-owned with the Long Island Board of REALTORS, Inc. Additional revisions include: a description of the “Role of Regional Directors” (new provision added – Article XI, Section 3, subsection (b)(3)), deletion of Section 2, subsection (d) of Article XI, entitled “Specific Duties of Regional Vice Presidents” as it no longer applies in light of the revisions approved the previous year, and additional minor “clean-up” and formatting revisions. A link to a copy of the HGAR By-Laws and the proposed revisions are posted on the home page of www.hgar.com.

President

Ronald Garafalo
John J. Lease REALTORS Inc.
495 Schutt Road Ext.
Middletown, NY 10940

President Elect

Gail Fattizzi
Westchester Real Estate, Inc.
358 Route 202, Suite 2
Somers, NY 10589

Treasurer

Irene G. Guanill
Meet The Sellers
3451 E. Tremont Ave., 2nd Fl.
Bronx, NY 10465

Secretary

Crystal Hawkins Syska
Keller Williams NY Realty
120 Bloomingdale Road, Suite 101
White Plains, NY 10605

Immediate Past President

Barry Kramer
Westchester Choice Realty, Inc
105 Garth Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583

Regional Director New York County (i.e., Manhattan) and Chapter Representative Manhattan

Tony L. D’Anzica
DynaMax Realty NYC, Inc.
419 Lafayette Street
New York, New York 10003

Regional Director Putnam County

Clayton C. Livingston
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
1392 Albany Post Road
Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520

Regional Director Orange County

Eydie Lopez
Keller Williams Hudson Valley United
9 Bert Crawford Road, Suite 104
Middletown, NY 10940

Regional Director Rockland County

Roberta F. Bangs
BHG Rand Realty
268 S. Main Street
New City, NY 10956

Regional Director Westchester County

Aimee G. DeCesare
RE/MAX Distinguished Homes & Properties
52 Pondfield Road West
Bronxville, NY 10708

Class 1 Directors

Maria D. Weiss
Houlihan Lawrence Inc.
237 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY 10605

Maryann A. Tercasio
BHG Rand Realty
229 Route 32
Central Valley, NY 10917

Anthony A. Domathoti
Exit Realty Premium
813 Morris Park Avenue
Bronx, NY 10462

Theresa Crozier
Houlihan Lawrence Inc.
55 E Grassy Sprain Road, Suite 102
Yonkers, NY 10710

Rey Hollingsworth Falu
Hollingsworth Real Estate Group
75 S. Broadway, 4th Fl.
White Plains, NY 10601

Class 2 Directors

Katheryn E. DeClerck
BHG Rand Realty
300 Canal Street
Goshen, NY 10924

Alvis Smith
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
1331A North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10804

Maurice Owen-Michaane
Capital Realty NY LLC
175 Huguenot Street, Ste 200
New Rochelle, NY 10801

Robert Shandley
BHG Rand Realty
222 Bloomingdale Road Ste. 114
White Plains, NY 10605

Carmen A. Bauman
Green Grass Real Estate Corp.
66 Palmer Avenue, Suite 49C
Bronxville, NY 10708

Class 3 Directors

Debra Budetti
ERA Insite Realty Services
600 N. Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603-2411

Dorothy Botsoe
Dorothy Jensen Realty, Inc.
20 Haarlem Avenue, Suite 406
White Plains, NY 10603

Richard Herska
BHG Rand Realty
46 S. Broadway
Nyack, NY 10960

Tammy Teresa Belmore
Keller Williams NY Realty
120 Bloomingdale Road, Suite 101
White Plains, NY 10605-1500

Mark J. Seiden
Mark Seiden Real Estate Team
1238 Pleasantville Road
Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510

Classification of Directors

Class 1 Directors terms of office shall expire December 31, 2019, and every three years thereafter. Class 2 Directors terms of office shall expire December 31, 2020, and every three years thereafter. Class 3 Directors terms of office shall expire December 31, 2021, and every three years thereafter.

Regional Director terms shall expire on December 31, 2019.

Members of the Leadership Committee

The Leadership Committee members filing this report were: Dorothy Botsoe, Chair; Katheryn DeClerck, Mark Boyland, Leah Caro, Roberta Bangs, Brad Kimmelman, Debra Budetti, Members. Committee members who were proposed as Director candidates recused themselves from the applicable discussions and votes.

ALTERNATIVE NOMINATIONS BY PETITION

The period for filing petitions to nominate candidates other than those proposed above for any of the Director positions has expired. The balance of the Officer positions are not subject to petition challenges because they are subject to election by the HGAR Board of Directors.

PROXY VOTING

Realtor members may vote in person or by proxy at the annual meeting. The person who attends and votes may act as proxy for only one absent Realtor. A proxy ballot and the procedure for voting by proxy shall be posted on the member-only pages of www.hgar.com no later than October 5, 2018.