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Rand Realty Named to Business Council’s 2017 Business Hall of Fame

February 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…

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Recognized for Reaching RPAC Milestone

February 2017

HGAR received recognition at the NYSAR Mid-Year Meetings held in Albany earlier this month for helping RPAC of NY reach its 2016 goal. From left, Laurie DiFrancesco, HGAR 2016 RPAC Chairperson, accepted the award along with HGAR’s 2017 President Dorothy Botsoe and Barry Kramer, HGAR 2017 RPAC Co-Chair. HGAR extends its congratulations to all whose…

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Spotlight On: Rey Hollingsworth Falu

February 2017

Branding That's Never Out of Style Standing out from the crowd can always be a challenge for Realtors, but Rey Hollingsworth Falu has definitely found something that leaves an instant impact on almost everyone he meets—his bow ties! The Broker/Owner of Hollingsworth Real Estate Group in White Plains wears them just about all of the…

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Abby Sroka Joins William Raveis Real Estate

January 2017

A native of Westchester County, Abby Sroka moved to Scarsdale from New York City and recently joined William Raveis Real Estate. Previously, she was a top producer at a major New York City-based real estate firm after a career in digital media sales management where she spent 10 years at DailyCandy, an NBCU company. She attended…

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Green Team Home Selling System Welcomes Todd Jennings to the Team

January 2017

Realtor Todd Jennings recently joined the Green Team Home Selling System of Warwick. Jennings, a native of Syracuse, has lived in the Hudson Valley for almost 22 years. He earned his degree in Mechanical Engineering from Clarkson University and later worked in New York City as an Accounts Manager in various capacities, including in the…

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Stacy Young Joins William Raveis Real Estate

January 2017

Stacy Young has joined William Raveis Real Estate’s Scarsdale office, the real estate brokerage reported. Young, a native of Scarsdale and a resident of Greenwich, CT since 1993, is licensed and operates out of the firm’s Greenwich, CT and Scarsdale office.  

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Nikki Rosee Joins William Raveis Real Estate Armonk

January 2017

Nikki Rosee has recently joined William Raveis Real Estate's Armonk office. Rosee is a lifelong Westchester resident who currently resides in Armonk. Prior to entering the real estate field, she was an educator and earned two Master's degrees in Elementary/Special Education and Literacy.

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Dittelman and Shahrestani Recently Joined Keller Williams NY Realty

January 2017

Michelle Dittelman and Sara Shahrestani have recently joined Keller Williams NY Realty. Prior to moving to White Plains, Dittelman worked for many years at an online market research company in New York City. In 2006, she and her husband moved to White Plains where shortly thereafter she purchased a knitting store in Scarsdale. Shahrestani recently…

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Maribel Rohr Joins Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty

January 2017

Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty has announced that Maribel Rohr has joined the firm as a licensed real estate salesperson. Rohr has 18 years of experience in construction, design and property management. In 2014, she started her own design, staging and professional organization business. A Goshen resident for 17 years, she has extensive knowledge of New…

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Lisa Owen Joins Greiner-Maltz Realty Advisors

January 2017

Greiner-Maltz Realty Advisors has announced the appointment of Lisa Owen as an Associate Broker to the firm. Owen is a licensed real estate broker in both New York and Connecticut and will be specializing in investment sales and leasing of commercial property in Westchester and Fairfield, CT. Owen comes to Greiner-Maltz with 25 years of…

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Ebrahim and Sauerhaft Join ERA Insite Realty Services

January 2017

Louis Budetti, principal broker of ERA Insite Realty Services in White Plains, Bronxville and Thornwood announced that Rehanna Ebrahim and Richard Sauerhaft have joined the company’s sales team. Ebrahim has joined the White Plains office and Sauerhaft is now based in Bronxville; both are licensed real estate salespersons. Ebrahim holds a Bachelor of Science degree…

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Mellstrom, Bischof, Schair-Trigona and Ritchie Join Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty Bronxville

January 2017

Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty announced that seasoned real estate agents Holly Mellstrom, Kristin Bischof, Alison Schair-Trigona and Elizabeth Ritchie have joined the firm and will be based in the Bronxville brokerage location. All four agents most recently served as sales associates with the Pelham-based affiliate in the global Sotheby’s International Realty network, McClellan…

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Chris Gehrlein Joins the Green Team Home Selling System

January 2017

Realtor Chris Gehrlein recently joined the Green Team Home Selling System, a full-service real estate brokerage in the Village of Warwick. Gehrlein graduated from Curry College in Milton, MA in 2002 with a degree in Communications. The lifelong Warwick native comes from a real estate family. He’s a third generation real estate agent with his…

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William Raveis New Development Services Appoints Donna Lee Blais as Director of Business Development

January 2017

William Raveis New Development Services, a division of William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance, announced recently the appointment of Donna Lee Blais to director of business development. A licensed Realtor since 1982, Blais brings a keen knowledge to the position through her proficiency in marketing new construction developments throughout Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Ulster, Orange…

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Veteran Realtor Judy Johnson Joins William Raveis Real Estate Somers

January 2017

Veteran Realtor Judy Johnson recently closed her real estate office in Somers, after 49 years in business and joined the William Raveis Real Estate office in Somers as an Associate Broker. Johnson will continue to specialize in the sale and rental of condominiums at Heritage Hills. The Somers Chamber of Commerce honored Johnson at its…

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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 Douglas Elliman, Katonah

January 2017

Anthony Ryan DeBellis recently joined Douglas Elliman's Katonah office. DeBellis has handled high-profile transactions in Westchester County and New York City during his real estate career.  He has amassed $345 million of closed sales to date.  

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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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