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Jamie McShane Named Director of Media Relations for Con Edison

April 2020

Con Edison announced earlier this month that Jamie McShane has been named director of media relations for the company, succeeding Michael Clendenin, who is retiring on June 1 after serving as director for 20 years. McShane, who currently serves as senior vice president for the Real Estate Board of New York, will start his new…

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Keller Williams Realty Partners Welcomes New Team Leader Marc Caldarone

April 2020

Keller Williams Realty Partners has recently welcomed Marc Caldarone as the new Team Leader for its Westchester/Putnam and Dutchess offices located in Baldwin Place and Hopewell Junction, respectively. Caldarone’s father, Jim, has been a Sales Associate since the 1970s. In 2000, Caldarone joined him in their hometown of Stamford, CT, along with his sister. From…

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RIPCO Real Estate Greenwich Welcomes Industry Veteran Nina Becker

April 2020

RIPCO Real Estate has announced that Nina Becker, an industry veteran with more than 14 years of experience in retail real estate, has joined to help expand the company’s retail services, specifically within the hospitality retail sector. Becker previously worked at CBRE for six years, most recently as vice president in the New York Tri-State…

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Alfonso Holloman Joins RM Friedland

April 2020

RM Friedland today announced that Alfonso Holloman has joined the firm's Harrison headquarters and will be spearheading the firm’s expansion into the Queens market. As investment interest in Queens continues to grow, Holloman will be on the front lines, facilitating new opportunities for investors. “Alfonso is a consummate professional who brings to us tremendous market…

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J. Philip Real Estate Forms Agent Leadership Council

April 2020

J. Philip Real Estate has announced the formation of an Agent Leadership Council. Members of the ALC will serve as ambassadors between the agents and management, helping to implement new skills, technology and initiatives that will transition the company during these difficult times in our nation. In addition, members of the ALC will serve as…

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BHHS Westchester Properties Rye Welcomes Five New Professionals to its Team

April 2020

Susan Janart, director of sales for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices -Westchester Properties- Rye Brokerage recently announced the expansion of the Rye Brokerage with the hiring of three residential sales professionals and two commercial sales professionals to her team. Meg Allen Rodriguez has been an active member of the Rye community for 17 years and is a…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Zef Camaj

April 2020

From Waiting Tables to Putting Deals on the Table Zef Camaj, regional manager of Houlihan Lawrence’s Yorktown, East Fishkill and Lagrangeville offices, is one of those rare individuals who knew from a young age that he wanted a career in real estate. After earning a degree in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Amanda Martinez

March 2020

A Lifetime of Volunteering After spending 32 years working with the New York City Housing Authority, it’s no surprise that Amanda Martinez has a knack for finding people homes. The Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty agent actually started her real estate career just two years ago in the brokerage firm’s Goshen office, but has…

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HVEDC Announces New Additions to Advisory Board

March 2020

The Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp. (HVEDC) announced the addition of C.T. Male Associates Engineering, Surveying, Architecture, Landscape Architecture & Geology, D.P.C. (C.T. Male) and Maser Consulting, P.A. to its Advisory Board. C.T. Male will be represented on the Board by its VP of Regional Office Development, James R. Edwards, P.E. C.T. Male is a…

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Weichert Monroe & Agents Recognized for Outstanding Industry Performance in January

March 2020

Weichert, Realtors, reported recently that the Monroe sales office and two top-producing sales associates were recognized for outstanding industry performance in January. The Monroe office, which is managed by Lydia Hendricks, led the Weichert sales region in dollar volume, listings, revenue units and sales. The region is comprised of offices throughout Rockland, Orange, Dutchess and…

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Sam Adler Joins Rand Commercial

March 2020

Rand Commercial reports that real estate veteran Sam Adler has joined the firm. For the last decade, Adler’s passion has been focusing on innovative and creative developments in major gateway markets throughout the United States. Prior to founding VisionaRE Partners, a real estate acquisitions and development company, he was a director of real estate acquisitions…

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Karen McCabe Named Weichert Realtors 2019 Regional Manager of the Year

March 2020

Joe Cubias, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that Karen McCabe of the Rockland County Regional Office was named the region’s 2019 Manager of the Year. The award recognizes one manager from Weichert’s offices in Hudson County and parts of Bergen County, NJ, and Rockland, Orange, Dutchess and Westchester counties in New York, who…

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Lydia Hendricks Returns to Manager Weichert Realtors Monroe Office

March 2020

Weichert Realtors, reports that seasoned sales manager Lydia Hendricks is returning to the firm’s Monroe office. After starting her career in 2002 as a sales associate in Weichert’s Nanuet sales office, Hendricks began recruiting and training in 2008. She was named manager of the Monroe office in 2010 and won Weichert’s Regional Manager of the…

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Doern & Camaj of Houlihan Lawrence Executive Team Promoted

March 2020

Houlihan Lawrence recently announced the promotion of two members of its executive team—Deborah Doern and Zef Camaj. Doern, who has served as Regional Vice President, has been appointed Senior Vice President of Sales. She will be responsible for overseeing all of Houlihan Lawrence’s offices, working closely with managers, corporate team and agents. A 35-year real…

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Patricia Simone & Joanna Simone Named BCW's Women in Business Success honorees

February 2020

The Business Council of Westchester recently announced the winners of its prestigious Business Hall of Fame Awards, which recognize Westchester’s top business leaders.  Patricia Simone Joanna Simone Patricia Simone and Joanna Simone of the Simone Development Companies were named the Women in Business Success honorees. Other award winners were: Corporate Citizenship: Wheelabrator Technologies; Entrepreneurial Success:…

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Sally Griffiths Joins William Raveis Scarsdale

February 2020

Sally Griffiths has joined William Raveis, Scarsdale from Better Homes and Garden Rand Realty. She brings with her a wealth of experience in helping clients navigate the Westchester Real estate market, with a special focus in the Scarsdale, Edgemont and White Plans areas. Griffiths and her husband are lifelong residents, having raised their two daughters…

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R2M Realty Welcomes Nicole “Nikki” Pontebbi to its Team

February 2020

R2M Realty recently welcomed licensed real estate salesperson, Nicole “Nikki” Pontebbi to its team. The Yorktown Heights native moved to Rockland County from Ossining five years ago and had been teaching English to elementary school students  for eight years before pursuing a career in real estate. She comes to R2M from Better Homes & Gardens…

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John Hofstetter Joins Houlihan Lawrence New Rochelle

February 2020

Houlihan Lawrence recently announced that John Hofstetter, a veteran real estate professional with strong ties to the Sound Shore area, has joined the company’s New Rochelle brokerage. Hofstetter was previously with Coldwell Banker for 14 years in Larchmont and Rye. He also has more than a decade of sales and marketing experience working with major New…

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