William Raveis Legends Realty Acquires Tarrytown Brokerage Firm

Real Estate In-Depth | November 2016

TARRYTOWN—William Raveis Legends Realty Group has acquired Hudson Homes Sotheby’s International Realty, increasing its presence in the key Rivertowns market of Tarrytown.

William Raveis Legends is shifting its existing Tarrytown offices across the street to the larger Hudson Homes space at 38 Main St. The merger now brings the brokerage firm’s agent roster to more than 85 agents at offices in Tarrytown, Briarcliff Manor, Irvington and Hastings-on-Hudson, according to Marcene Hedayati, Broker and Managing Partner of William Raveis Legends Realty Group. Partners in William Raveis Legends are: Elvira Aloia, Mary Case Friedner, Phyllis Lerner and Karen Stroub.

Patricia Neuwirth, former owner of Hudson Homes Sotheby’s International Realty, has joined William Raveis Legends Realty Group as an Associate Broker. Hedayati manages all four Legends’ office locations.

Marcene Hedayati, Broker and Managing Partner of William Raveis Legends Realty Group
Marcene Hedayati, Broker and Managing Partner of William Raveis Legends Realty Group

“Joining forces with Hudson Homes is one of many growth opportunities that Legends has been so fortunate to have over the years,” said Hedayati, who serves as the 2016 President of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors. “We are thrilled that, with the support of William Raveis and our amazing agents, we can continue our robust expansion and create a company we all can be proud of.”

“We are excited to join forces with Legends. We have worked closely with Legends for many years and share the culture of respect for and dedication to clients.” said Neuwirth, who will be staying on to support the transition of her agents.

William Raveis Legends Realty Group opened its Briarcliff office in 2011 and its Irvington office in 2012 with the acquisition of Hudson Shores Realtors, formerly owned by long time resident and admired business entrepreneur Bernice Gottlieb. It opened its Hastings-on-Hudson location in 2014.

Prior to its affiliation with William Raveis Real Estate in January 2011, Legends Realty Group existed as an independent brokerage with 19 sales associates.

William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance is the largest family-owned real estate firm in the Northeast and the eighth largest real estate company in the country. Its website, raveis.com, draws more than 10 million visits annually and includes more than 200,000+ MLS listings in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Cape Cod, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont and Florida. Additionally, its membership with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, the largest network of independent brokerage firms, allows them to provide both national and global services.