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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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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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