Rand Realty Named to Business Council’s 2017 Business Hall of Fame
John Jordan | February 23, 2017
WHITE PLAINS—Business advocacy organization The Business Council of Westchester recently announced its 2017 Business Hall of Fame inductees, including Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty.
Marsha Rand, who founded the real estate brokerage firm 30 years ago, will be accepting the Hall of Fame award for “Entrepreneurial Success.” BH&G Rand Realty is one of six Hall of Fame honorees that will be honored at the 2017 Business Hall of Fame Awards Dinner on Tuesday, April 25 at the Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle.
“Selecting the winners for this esteemed award is never easy because we have so many worthy candidates,’’ said Dr. Marsha Gordon, president and CEO of the Business Council of Westchester. “We have had many outstanding nominees over the past 15 years and this year is no exception. It just goes to show the caliber of our Westchester businesses and the contributions they have made to the economic health of this county,” she added.
Thirty years ago, Marsha Rand opened her first real estate brokerage in a small office in Rockland County. From that one tiny office, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Rand Realty has now grown to 25 offices with more than 800 agents. The firm has closed more than $1.5 billion in real estate sales every year in Westchester, the Hudson Valley, and Northern New Jersey. Moreover, Rand now offers professional commercial real estate brokerage through Rand Commercial and a full range of home services through its affiliate Hudson United, providing mortgage brokerage, title, and insurance services.
Other award winners include: Corporate Citizenship– Montefiore Health System; Family Owned Business– Levitt-Fuirst Associates LTD; Small Business Success– Leason Ellis, LLP; Women in Business– Valerie Wilson, Valerie Wilson Travel and Chairman’s Recognition– DeCicco & Sons.