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SPOTLIGHT ON: Seeing Double?

January 2017

Anyone who knows Toni Chrystal and Terri Crozier knows they are quite often mistaken for each other. The only “Twin Team” in the entire Association, the identical twin sisters are also business partners and associate real estate brokers who have been listing and selling real estate for more than 30 years. Both are affiliated with…

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Anthony Ryan DeBellis Joins William Raveis Real Estate, Katonah

January 2017

Anthony Ryan DeBellis recently joined William Raveis Real Estate’s Katonah office. DeBellis has handled high-profile transactions in Westchester County and New York City during his real estate career. He has been featured seven years in a row as "One of Westchester County's top 5% of agents in ranking and closed dollar volume.” He has amassed…

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Faranda, Rand Make Inman’s ‘Influencer’ List

January 2017

NEW YORK CITY—Inman recently announced its “Real Estate Influencers of 2017” and several Hudson Valley-based real estate professionals made the prestigious list. Among the Influencer selections by the real estate industry media website included J. Philip Faranda, broker/owner of J. Philip Real Estate LLC, an independent real estate brokerage firm based in Briarcliff Manor and…

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Weichert, Realtors Announce Regional Award Winners for November.

January 2017

Nicholas Germak, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, recently announced regional award winners for the month of November. Lance Pahucki, a sales associate with the brokerage’s Fishkill office, was individually recognized for his outstanding performance for the month of November. As a top producer, Pahucki led his Weichert region, which is comprised of locations throughout…

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Rand Commercial Expands It's Team with Quinde, Diaz & Dermigny

January 2017

Rand Commercial reported recently that it has expanded its team with the addition of three hybrid agents—Diego Jalca Quinde, Julian Diaz and Susanne Dermigny. The three new additions have been added to a unique team of hybrid agents that serve both the commercial real estate industry through Rand Commercial and the residential markets through Better…

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Bassey Elimian Joins Keller Williams NY Realty

January 2017

Keller Williams NY Realty reported recently that Bassey Elimian has joined the firm as a new agent. Elimian’s career began in Nigeria where she co-owned a successful family restaurant for more than a decade. In addition, she worked as a customer service specialist and staff mentor for the Nigerian Postal Service after earning her Bachelor's…

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Kizza Carter Joins ERA Insite Realty Services White Plains

January 2017

Lou Budetti, principal broker of ERA Insite Realty Services, reported that Kizza Carter has recently joined the brokerage’s White Plains office as a licensed real estate salesperson. Carter held his license and practiced real estate in Rockland County for several years prior to 2010. At the time, he was also working in a family-owned insurance…

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Marsha Rand of BHG Rand Realty Honoree of HVM Women in Business Award

January 2017

Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty announced its managing partner and founder Marsha Rand was among the honorees for Hudson Valley Magazine’s Women in Business Awards. The ceremony was held on Dec. 8, 2016 at Villa Borghese in Wappingers Falls. “On behalf of all of the honorees, I would like to thank Hudson Valley Magazine…

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Debbie Lublin Joins Movement Mortgage, Valhalla

January 2017

Movement Mortgage recently announced that Debbie Lublin has joined its growing team of loan officers at its Valhalla office. She started her career at Homerica Mortgage Corporation, a mortgage company her father Bruce Lublin started 30 years ago. Sadly due to the unexpected passing of Bruce Lublin in October, she decided to close Homerica and…

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Christina DiMinno With Bronxville Real Estate Earns GRI Designation

January 2017

Christina DiMinno, a licensed real estate salesperson with Bronxville Real Estate, is one of only 37 Realtors in New York State in 2016 who successfully completed the intensive requirements to be a Graduate of the Realtor Institute (GRI), a designation developed by the National Association of Realtors. By completing the 90 hours of rigorous study…

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Jennifer DiCostanzo With Green Team Home Selling System Wins Company Award

January 2017

Green Team Home Selling System Realtor Jennifer DiCostanzo has won the Warwick-based brokerage firm’s 2016 Third Quarter Sales Leader Award. The long-time Warwick resident has also been in real estate for four years. Recently she received the firm’s Second Quarter Sales Leader Award. DiCostanzo also manages to find time to be innovative in a variety of community…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: HGAR Affiliate of the Year JoAnne Murray

December 2016

JoAnne Murray, president of the Allan M. Block Agency, Inc. in Tarrytown, had no idea that she was going to be honored as the HGAR “Affiliate Member of the Year” at the Annual Meeting and Member Appreciation Day in October. “When I heard my name called, I was so shocked that I just sat there…

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Natasha Pazdzerskaia Joins Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Somers

December 2016

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Connecticut and Westchester County announced that that Natasha Pazdzerskaia has affiliated with the firm’s brokerage office in Somers.As a licensed real estate salesperson, Pazdzerskaia will provide residential real estate services in Somers, as well as Northern Westchester and Putnam counties, including the communities of Katonah, Yorktown, North Salem, South Salem,…

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Marsha Talbot of BHG Rand Realty to Serve on BOD of OC Arts Council

December 2016

Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty reported that Marsha Talbot, a real estate associate broker with its Warwick office, has been selected to serve on the board of directors for the Orange County Arts Council. “I’m very excited to be involved with the Arts Council,” said Talbot.  “The arts are a more important part of…

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Marko Milinovich Joins Keller Williams White Plains

December 2016

Marko Milinovich has joined Keller Williams, White Plains. After completing a marketing degree, Milinovich chose to pursue a career in real estate. As a Certified Buyer Representative, he has successfully closed more than 150 transactions, was awarded the "Rookie of the Year" Award in 2012, Million Dollar Club and Executive Club in 2012, 2013, and 2015.…

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Sherri Malone Earns AREP Designation

December 2016

Sherri Malone, a real estate salesperson affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Somers, has earned the Accredited Real Estate Professional designation by successfully completing the comprehensive SkillBuilder educational program, offered and designed by the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Education Department.  

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Rand Commercial Expands Team With Jean Marie Powers.

December 2016

Rand Commercial is expanding its team with the addition of Jean Marie Powers. She has been added to a group of hybrid agents that will serve both the commercial real estate industry through Rand Commercial and the residential markets through Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty. Powers has been working in real estate since November…

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Ian Olondo Jackson Joins Hollingsworth Real Estate Group

December 2016

Hollingsworth Real Estate Group announced that licensed real estate salesperson Ian Olondo Jackson has joined the group. Jackson is a member of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, New York State Association of Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors. He is a graduate of CUNY York College, where he received a BS in Business…

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Janet Kovacs Named Manager of Houlihan Lawrence Irvington & Ardsley Offices

December 2016

Houlihan Lawrence recently announced the appointment of Janet Kovacs as manager of its Irvington and Ardsley brokerage offices. “As a lifelong resident of Irvington, I am delighted by the opportunity to help lead the Houlihan Lawrence team serving the place I call home,” says Kovacs. “I look forward to promoting a high standard of service…

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