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Samantha Davis Joins Douglas Elliman Chappaqua

November 2019

Samantha Davis has recently joined Douglas Elliman’s Chappaqua office. She has a knowledge of the real estate market and construction and has many years experience in customer service. Born and raised in Dutchess County, New York, Davis graduated from Manhattanville College with a B.A. in Sociology and Early Childhood Education.

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David Church OC Commissioner of Planning Retiring

November 2019

Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus announced recently that long-time Commissioner of Planning David Church will retire, effective late January of 2020. Church has served as Orange County’s Commissioner of Planning for nearly 17 years. “I have been honored to serve the public with a wonderful and rewarding career here in Orange County and before…

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Alison Luisi Joins RM Friedland as VP Investment Sales Division

November 2019

Commercial brokerage firm RM Friedland reported recently that Alison Luisi has joined the firm as vice president in its investment sales division, expanding and strengthening the firm’s presence in Fairfield County. Beginning her brokerage career at Avison Young, she helped lead the capital markets team’s expansion into Fairfield and Westchester County. Luisi specializes in land…

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Houlihan Lawrence Welcomes Shepherd, Vaccaro and Khader

November 2019

Houlihan Lawrence recently welcomed three experienced agents Caroline Shepherd, Charles Vaccaro and Samira Khader to its Bedford/Pound Ridge, Armonk and Chappaqua brokerages. Shepherd, who has rejoined the Bedford/Pound Ridge office, has more than 30 years real estate experience with Houlihan Lawrence. The Pound Ridge resident started her career in 1987 in the Somers office. Throughout…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Sander Koudijs

November 2019

HGAR Affiliate of the Year When Sander Koudijs first came to the U.S. from Holland at age 11, he couldn’t speak a word of English. Today, he is a successful business partner with The Great American Title Agency in White Plains and the 2019 recipient of HGAR’s 2019 “Affiliate of Year” award. “I was definitely…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Veronica Suarez

October 2019

From Retail to Real Estate The year 2020 will be an exciting one for Veronica Suarez, when she becomes President of the Westchester Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP). An agent with RE/MAX Distinguished Homes and Properties in Tuckahoe, Suarez will be officially sworn in at an elegant Masquerade Ball…

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ERA Insite Realty Services Welcomes D'Apice, Kellarakos & Neira

October 2019

Principal Broker of ERA Insite Realty Services Lou Budetti recently announced that his firm has welcomed three sales associates to its Westchester offices. Joining the firm is more than 35-year industry veteran Anthony D’Apice and new Realtors Bonnie Kellarakos and Patricia Neira. D’Apice previously owned a very successful real estate and property management firm, D’Apice…

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Robert Martin Company LLC Promotes Finaley, Frank & Spring

October 2019

Robert Martin Company LLC, an Elmsford-based real estate company with more than 6 million square feet of properties under management, has announced the following promotions to vice president. Damian Finley has been promoted to vice president of construction and development. Finley, who joined Robert Martin in February of 2018 as director of construction, has more…

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Joseph Deglomini III Joins Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp. BOD

October 2019

The Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp. announced the addition of Joseph Deglomini III, principal of Simone Development Companies, to its board of directors. Deglomini works in the areas of office, medical, retail and industrial real estate investment throughout New York with his partner Joseph Simone. Their development team has more than 1 million square feet…

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Cook, Stern & Selby of Weichert Monroe Recognized for Outstanding Industry Performance in September

October 2019

John Chewens, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that the Monroe sales office and three of its top-producing sales associates were recognized for outstanding industry performance in September.The Monroe office, which is managed by Chewens, led the Weichert sales region in eight categories for the month: dollar volume, resale dollar volume, listings, resale listings,…

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Elisa Brickell has Joined Douglas Elliman Chappaqua

October 2019

Elisa Brickell, a litigator in New York City for almost 20 years, has joined Douglas Elliman’s Chappaqua office as a real estate agent. Brickell has a background working on complex cases that included contract, construction, business, insurance and real estate disputes. Her numerous successes were built not only on the strong relationships she developed, but…

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Neeta Saraswat of Weichert Recognized for Outstanding Performance in September

October 2019

John Chewens, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that sales associate Neeta Saraswat with the Rye office was recognized for outstanding performance in September. Saraswat led the Weichert sales region for sales and resales during the month. The Weichert region is comprised of offices throughout Rockland, Orange, Dutchess and Westchester counties.

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Andy Grossman Joins Houlihan Lawrence Commercial

October 2019

Houlihan Lawrence Commercial announced recently that Andy Grossman has joined the company’s team of commercial brokers. Grossman has spent the last 12 years as a commercial broker specializing in the sale and leasing of industrial and flex space in Westchester County, Putnam County and the Bronx. He was most recently with RM Friedland. “We are…

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Tom LaPerch Joins Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp. Advisory Board

October 2019

The Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp. has announced that Tom LaPerch, commercial director with Houlihan Lawrence Real Estate of Rye Brook, has joined its Advisory Board. LaPerch, a 30-year real estate professional with additional expertise in marketing and government land planning, serves as commercial director for Houlihan Lawrence out of the company’s Rye Brook office.…

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Weichert Monroe & Rosalie Cook Recognized for Outstanding Industry Performance in August

September 2019

John Chewens, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that the Monroe sales office and one of its top-producing sales associates were recognized for outstanding industry performance in August. The Monroe office, which is managed by Chewens, led the Weichert sales region in four categories for the month: dollar volume, resale dollar volume, listings and…

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Patricia “Pat” Warnken Has Joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Westchester Properties Scarsdale

September 2019

Patricia “Pat” Warnken has joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Westchester Properties as a Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker in the Scarsdale office serving all of Westchester County. Warnken grew up in New York City and discovered Westchester when she attended school here. She went to college in Washington, D.C., getting her B.A. from George Washington University.…

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Sharon Reidy D’Orazio Joins Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty

September 2019

Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty recently announced that Sharon Reidy D’Orazio has joined the luxury brokerage firm as an associate broker. She previously managed a real estate office in Rockland County, recruiting coaching and training agents. A top producer, she has served in various facets of the real estate business for 20 years and was recognized…

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Gains Realty Merges with Keller Williams NY Realty White Plains

September 2019

Constance S. DeFilippis of Gains Realty is merging her business with Keller Williams NY Realty in White Plains. As broker of Gains Realty for more than 40 years, DeFilippis is a well known in the real estate industry. The DeFilippis family is well known in White Plains. She was born in White Plains and went…

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Houlihan Lawrence Scarsdale Welcomes Linda Kermanshahchi

September 2019

Houlihan Lawrence recently welcomed local real estate veteran Linda Kermanshahchi to its Scarsdale brokerage. A longtime Scarsdale resident, Kermanshahci previously worked for William Raevis in Scarsdale, where she held the position of agent and associate sales manager. Kermanshahchi began her career in real estate in 2011 with Platinum Drive Realty in Scarsdale. She joined William…

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Luciana DiGiacomo & Carla Solimene Join Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty Thornwood

September 2019

Deborah DiMiceli, branch manager at Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty, announced that Luciana DiGiacomo and Carla Solimene have recently joined the brokerage firm’s Thornwood Office. After five years of owning her own independent real estate company in Pelham Manor, Solimene recently joined Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty' s Thornwood office as an associate…

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