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SPOTLIGHT ON: Maurice Owen-Michaane

July 2018

The Best of Both Worlds Maurice Owen-Michaane has the best of both worlds—real estate offices in New York City and Westchester. The Broker/Owner of Capital Realty NYC LL lives in Pelham, but spends much of his time running between his New Rochelle and Manhattan brokerages to list and show properties or close deals. “I don’t…

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Villasuso Elected NYSEDC Vice Chair

July 2018

Laurie Villasuso, chief operating officer and executive vice president of the Orange County Industrial Development Agency and The Accelerator, a New York State Certified business incubator, has been elected to serve a two-year-term as vice chair of the New York State Economic Development Council. Villasuso was elected to the post at the NYSEDC’s 2018 annual…

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Houlihan Lawrence Agents Among REAL Trends The Thousand

July 2018

Houlihan Lawrence reported recently that four of its agents have been named among America’s top real estate professionals by REAL Trends “The Thousand.” Nancy Kennedy (Croton-on-Hudson) ranked 103rd nationwide for Individuals by Transaction Volume as well as 107th for Transaction Sides, with a total volume of $113,037,528.00. Larchmont agent Pollena Forsman ranked 140th in Transaction…

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Nancy Shaw Chochrek Appointed Manager Houlihan Lawrence Scarsdale

July 2018

Houlihan Lawrence has announced the appointment of village native and longtime agent Nancy Shaw Chochrek as Scarsdale Brokerage Manager. The announcement heralds a homecoming for Chochrek, who for a decade was an agent in the firm’s Popham Road office. She served as associate sales manager at the Scarsdale office of William Raveis before returning to…

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Jeremy Lennon Joins BHHS River Towns Real Estate

July 2018

Jeremy Lennon has recently joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices River Towns Real Estate of Croton-on-Hudson and Peekskill as a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson selling residential and commercial real estate in Orange, Rockland and Westchester counties. Lennon was born and raised in Rockland County. He began his real estate career 14 years ago.

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Kim Ramos Joins Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty

July 2018

Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty recently announced that Kim Ramos has joined the luxury brokerage firm as a licensed real estate salesperson. Prior to establishing herself in real estate, Ramos lived in London and Los Angeles, where she worked in the film and television industry as a successful script and continuity supervisor. Ramos is a member…

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Houlihan Lawrence Yonkers Welcomes 8 New Agents

July 2018

Houlihan Lawrence has announced that eight new agents have joined the company’s Yonkers office. Tammy “Teresa” Belmore Mark Emmerich Antonietta Gugliotta Joseph Mantle Tammy “Teresa” Belmore is joining Houlihan Lawrence from Better Homes & Gardens /Rand Realty and Rand Commercial. A resident of Riverdale, Belmore is a certified home stager and certified home marketing specialist.…

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Wallace Celebrates 10 Years with Grand Lux Realty Inc.

July 2018

Grand Lux Realty Inc. reports that Godfrey Wallace is celebrating 10 years as an agent for the Armonk-based firm. He joined Grand Lux Realty in June 2008 after working as an Audit Sales Supervisor at Cablevision for 13 years. He is celebrated at GLR for his great personality, his stability, loyalty, trustworthiness and hard work,…

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Cascone & Young Join Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty Irvington

July 2018

Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty announced recently that experienced real estate agents Judith Cascone and Gia Young have joined the firm and will be based in its Irvington brokerage office. With an extensive background in real estate, both agents bring a combined four decades of experience in Westchester County to their new affiliations. Most…

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DeMara & Nicholas Join Hudson United Mortgage

June 2018

Hudson United Mortgage recently welcomed Rocco DeMara to its White Plains branch as a senior loan originator and Anthony Nicholas to its Rockland and Northern New Jersey offices as a loan originator. DeMara entered the mortgage business in 1991 and has worked as a loan originator since then. In 1998, DeMara opened his own brokerage…

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Feinberg NYSCAR's 2017 Realtor of the Year

June 2018

Anna Gibbs, CEO/Team Leader of Keller Williams Realty Hudson Valley United of Middletown, recently announced that the firm’s Commercial Director Jay Feinberg was named the 2017 Realtor of the Year by the New York State Commercial Association of Realtors. The award was presented to Feinberg by 2016’s Realtor of the Year recipient Robert Strell at…

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Weichert Realtors Recognizes Cook for Outstanding Industry Performance

June 2018

Debra Brophy, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that the Monroe office and one of its top-producing sales associates were recognized for outstanding industry performance in April. The Monroe office, which is managed by John Chewens, led its Weichert sales region for resale listings and resale revenue units during the month. Individually, sales associate…

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Jonan Paredes Joins Charles Rutenberg Realty Bronx

June 2018

Charles Rutenberg Realty recently announced that Jonan Paredes is now associated at its Bronx office located at 2800 Bruckner Blvd. He services the Bronx, Westchester County as well as Manhattan. Paredes was formerly with Besmatch Real Estate.

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Patricia Ephraim Joins Grand Lux Realty

June 2018

Retired United States Army veteran Patricia Ephraim is now an agent with Grand Lux Realty of Armonk. After being in the military for 16 years and maintaining two careers simultaneously Ephraim retired as a Staff Sargent. The other career was as, a probation officer for the City of New York where she worked for 27…

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RISMedia Honors Joseph Rand of BHG Rand Realty

June 2018

RISMedia, publisher of Real Estate magazine, honored Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty General Manager and Chief Creative Officer Joseph Rand as a 2018 Real Estate Newsmaker during an awards ceremony held on May 17 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The award was bestowed in conjunction with the National Association of Realtors…

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Dubois, Mcginn & Kriesel Earn Century 21 Centurion Producer Award.

June 2018

Century 21 Full Service Realty reported that Marla Mariotti Dubois, Rosemary Mcginn and Maria Kriesel, associate brokers with Century 21 Full Service Realty, earned the Century 21 Centurion Producer Award. The Centurion Producer award honors Century 21 System sales affiliates who earn $263,000 in sales production or 70 closed transaction sides within the calendar year. Marla…

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Maria Kriesel Receives Century 21 President Producer Award

June 2018

Maria Kriesel, associate broker with Century 21 Full Service Realty in New City, was recently honored by Century 21 Real Estate LLC with the Century 21 President Producer Award. The annual award is bestowed upon those Century 21 System sales affiliates that earn the Century 21 Centurion award and the Century 21 Quality Service Pinnacle…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Emi Cacace

May 2018

Education is in Her Blood Emilce Cacace grew up in a small town in Patagonia, Argentina, but even at a young age, she knew she was destined for bigger things. The little girl who was able to read and write at the age of four is now the owner of Portico Realty Group with offices…

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Charles Rutenberg Realty, Inc Welcomes New Licensed Real Estate Professionals

May 2018

A host of  licensed real estate professionals recently joined the Charles Rutenberg Realty, Inc. team. New associations to its Plainview office include: Licensed Real Estate Salespeople, Chrisitian Udoye of the Bronx; Jose Partida of Monroe; Suvashis Nandy of Queens Village; Stephen Vingiello of Port Washington; Lawrence Simon of Sayville; Olivier Allain of Huntington; and Cameron…

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