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RM Friedland Establishes Investment Sales Division

December 2018

HARRISON– Commercial brokerage firm RM Friedland recently announced the launch of an Investment Sales Division. As part of the expansion, the firm reported that veteran commercial broker John Barrett has been named managing director of the division. In addition, Marco Lala has been named senior vice president, bringing with him a sales team with an…

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Joan Rozek New Manager of BHG Rand Realty Stony Point

December 2018

Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty has promoted Joan Rozek as the new manager of the Stony Point office. The office currently consists of 25 agents and one administrative assistant. Rozek is currently a real estate broker associate at Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty, where she has worked for more than 28 years specializing…

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Julie Piazza Branch Manager BHG Rand Realty Central Valley

December 2018

Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty has announced the promotion of Julie Piazza to branch manager of the Central Valley Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty office—the company’s top producing office in Orange County. Prior to her new position, Piazza was the business development manager for all five of the Better Homes and Gardens Rand…

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Sharon Burke Joins BHG Rand Realty Pearl River & Closter Offices

December 2018

Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty reported recently that Sharon Burke, a top producer in Rockland County and Northern New Jersey, has joined its Pearl River and Closter, NJ offices. Burke, who has risen to achieve great successes in the last three years since transitioning from her work as a senior analyst of performance assurance…

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Rosa J. Gutierrez and John Engelmann Join the Team at LEGOLAND New York Resort

December 2018

Rosa J. Gutierrez and John Engelmann are the two newest local members of the growing team at LEGOLAND New York Resort, parent company Merlin Entertainments announced recently. Gutierrez, a financial and management professional for more than 25 years, has been named the resort’s finance director. Engelmann, with more than 20 years of experience in logistics,…

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Nicole Manukure Phillips Joins BHHS Westchester Properties Larchmont

December 2018

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Westchester Properties has announced that Nicole Manukure Phillips has joined its staff as a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in its Larchmont office. She becomes the youngest agent associated with BHHS Westchester Properties and is energetic, ambitious, professional, and highly motivated, company officials stated. Born and raised in Westchester County, she is finishing…

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Michael Adams Appointed Hudson United Title Services Director of Sales

December 2018

Hudson United Title Services, LLC reported recently that Michael Adams will serve as the company’s director of sales for New York and New Jersey. Hudson United Title Services is a top independent title insurance agency licensed in New York and New Jersey. Adams, an 18-year veteran in the industry, has been with Hudson United Title…

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Sue Sullivan Appointed to BOD of Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation

December 2018

The Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation has appointed Sue Sullivan of iSER Consulting to its Board of Directors. Sullivan, who founded iSER Consulting in 2013, serves as president of the project management firm that identifies incentives for capital expansion projects, provides construction/project management services, and financial reporting services. A 30-year resident of the Hudson Valley,…

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David Moore Producing Manager/Director of Recruiting for Hudson United Mortgage Services, LLC

December 2018

Hudson United Mortgage Services, LLC announced recently that David Moore will serve as the company’s producing manager/director of recruiting, reporting to Donald Arace, VP of sales and production at Hudson United. Hudson United Mortgage Services is a full-service mortgage banker/broker licensed in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Florida that is growing its footprint in…

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In Memoriam: Lester Kravitz

December 2018

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors regrets to inform its membership of the passing of Realtor and principal of Kravitz Realtors Lester Kravitz. Kravitz passed away on Sunday, Nov. 25 at the age of 66. Born and raised in New York City, Kravitz practiced law at a Manhattan law firm for two decades, focusing his…

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Grabavoy Heaven & Kinney Join Douglas Elliman Armonk

November 2018

Douglas Elliman reports that Mary Ann Grabavoy Heaven and Sharon Kinney have joined its Armonk office. Heaven e graduated magna cum laude as a member of the first class of women at The University of Notre Dame and went on to earn her Juris Doctor degree from Notre Dame Law School, where she was designated…

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Luke Selimaj Joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Westchester Properties Scarsdale

November 2018

Luke Selimaj has joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Westchester Properties and will be based in the Scarsdale office. Born and raised in New York City, he attended Salesian High School and Iona College, both in New Rochelle. He specializes in residential and commercial properties in Westchester, the Bronx, Manhattan and Queens. He has successfully found many…

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Robert O. Sanders, Jr. Appointed to BOD Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp.

November 2018

The Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp. announced the appointment of Robert O. Sanders, Jr., founding partner and managing partner of Hospitality Resource Group, Inc., to its Board of Directors. The economic development agency also reported that Ned Sullivan, president of Scenic Hudson, has joined its advisory board. Sanders has worked for a variety of prestigious,…

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‘Ask Adam Team’ of William Raveis Baer & McIntosh Welcomes Michael Chang

November 2018

The "Ask Adam Team" of William Raveis Baer & McIntosh, Nyack, proudly welcome its ninth member, Michael Chang, as a licensed real estate salesperson. Chang’s background runs the gamut from a volunteer fireman, Lululemon brand ambassador, yoga instructor, crossfit coach and New York State hiking guide to previous experience in corporate retail, managing over $1…

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Allen & Hoffman Join Douglas Elliman Chappaqua

November 2018

Alyssa Allen and Jeffrey Hoffman have recently joined the Chappaqua office of Douglas Elliman. Allen graduated from Hofstra University with a dual degree in Elementary Education and Spanish Language Literature. As a current resident of Bedford, and a former teacher in the New York City and Westchester schools, she has been an active member of…

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Guarascio & Smith Join Charles Rutenberg Realty

November 2018

Charles Rutenberg Realty announced the recent additions of Laura Guarascio and Tarik Smith who became associated recently with its Bronx office located at 2800 Bruckner Blvd. Laura Guarascio   Tarik Smith Guarascio services both the Bronx and lower Westchester areas. Guarascio was formerly licensed with Keller William Realty NYC Group. Smith serves the Bronx, Brooklyn,…

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In Memoriam: Phyllis Depiro

November 2018

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors regrets to inform its membership of the passing of Phyllis Depiro, who was a salesperson with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Somers office from 1987 until her retirement earlier this year. She passed away on Oct. 23 at the age of 94. “Phyllis was highly regarded and loved among…

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In Memoriam: Ronald J. Reid

November 2018

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors regrets to inform its membership of the passing of longtime commercial real estate broker and Realtor Ronald J. Reid. Reid served as president of HGAR predecessor organization the Westchester County Board of Realtors, Inc. in 1997. Reid, a longtime White Plains resident died unexpectedly on Oct. 24 at the…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Beth Hargraves

October 2018

A Surprising Career Choice Beth Hargraves, a real estate sales associate with Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty in Irvington, admits it was her own experience with buying homes that coaxed her into the business. Years ago, while house hunting in the Rivertowns, she had the good fortune to end up with Hudson Shores agency…

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