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Alvis Smith Appointed Branch Office Manager of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage New Rochelle Office

May 2016

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Connecticut and Westchester County announced recently that Alvis “Al” Smith was appointed branch office manager of the company’s New Rochelle office. Smith will be responsible for the oversight of approximately 30 affiliated real estate sales professionals serving homebuyers and sellers in New Rochelle, Bronxville, Eastchester, Yonkers, and the surrounding communities…

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Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Rye Office is Company’s No. 1 Top-performing Office in Westchester

May 2016

The Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Rye has once again been recognized as the company’s No. 1 top-performing office in Westchester County for its sales achievements in 2015. With approximately 50 affiliated real estate professionals, the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Rye is managed by Nancy Neuman, an associate real estate broker with…

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Kevin J. McCarthy Joins Cushman & Wakefield as Senior Director

May 2016

Cushman & Wakefield announced recently that Kevin J. McCarthy has joined the firm’s Fairfield/Westchester office brokerage group as senior director. He is located in the firm’s Stamford, CT office. McCarthy, a leading brokerage professional in the Tri-state area, has more than a decade of experience in commercial real estate, assisting his clients in lease negotiations, property sales…

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Veteran Realtor Howard Parnes Passes Away

May 2016

WHITE PLAINS— Howard Leon Parnes, partner of Houlihan-Parnes Realtors, passed away at age 86 on April 21, 2016. Parnes joined forces in 1967 with the long-established Houlihan firm run by James G. Houlihan and Daniel J. Houlihan. The firm, which became known as Houlihan-Parnes Realtors, celebrates its 125th anniversary this year. Parnes was known in…

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Pro Hoops a Slam Dunk at Westchester County Center

April 2016

In two short years since the Westchester Knicks first took the court at the Westchester County Center, the NBA Development League team of the storied New York Knicks is becoming a hot ticket. The Westchester Knicks played an inspired brand of basketball that earned the squad a playoff berth in the 2015-2016 season. The Knicks…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Melanie Williams

April 2016

Giving Back to the Community Is Simply ‘Great’ Business Melanie Williams, a Realtor for the past 11 years, believes that to be a good real estate agent, you have to be involved in the communities where you do business. “As Realtors, our job is to list and sell properties in the community, but I believe you…

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Pace Law School Honors Chris Carnicelli

April 2016

RYE—Recently, the Pace University Law School bestowed its Distinguished Service Award to Chris Carnicelli, CEO of Generali in the United States. Carnicelli is a 1993 graduate of Pace Law School and is the son of James and Evelyn Carnicelli, owners of HGAR affiliate Carnell Engineering of Valhalla. Early in his career, Chris Carnicelli worked at…

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Green Team Home Selling System in Warwick Names Team Captains

April 2016

Geoff Green, principal broker and owner of the Green Team Home Selling System in Warwick, recently named two of his most successful agents as “Team Captains.” Those honored were Associate Broker Nancy Sardo and Licensed Salesperson Denise Schmidt. Qualifications for the honor include exceeding $3 million in closed sales volume during any one fiscal year.…

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Nikolas Stanovic and Angela Thompson Join ERA Insite Realty's White Plains Office

April 2016

Nikolas Stanovic and Angela Thompson have recently joined ERA Insite Realty’s headquarters office in White Plains, announced Principal Broker Louis Budetti. Stanovic has a background in financial services and property management.  He holds his Series 7 and 63 broker licenses, and is a Certified Property Manager, serving as chief executive of his family-owned property management firm,…

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Jeff Strauss Joins Prospect Mortgage's White Plains Office

April 2016

Prospect Mortgage Manager Donald Arace announced that Jeff Strauss has joined Prospect Mortgage’s White Plains Office. Strauss has been a mortgage professional for 24 years. He previously served as branch manager for American Home Mortgage in Westchester County for 12 years He also owned and operated his own mortgage company—Strauss Mortgage Group, LLC and ventured…

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Jeannette Allen Joins Berskshire Hathaway HomeServices River Towns Real Estate

April 2016

Jeannette Allen has recently joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices River Towns Real Estate as a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson selling residential properties. Allen’s past experience includes: working with international family adoption agencies, event planning, antique sales to managing apartment buildings and handling all its renovations. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices River Towns Real Estate, which is independently owned…

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Rachael Heiss Manager of Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty Warwick Office

April 2016

Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty  reported that Rachael Heiss has been selected as the new manager of its Warwick office. Heiss has been a licensed Realtor since 2004, and has closed more than 350 transactions during her career. She is a member of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, the New York State Association…

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Weichert Announces Top Award Winners for January

April 2016

Weichert, Realtors announced recently its top awards winners for the month of January. Nicholas Germak, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that the New City office was recognized for exceptional industry performance in January. The office led the region, which is comprised of offices throughout Orange, Westchester and Rockland counties in New York and…

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Brendon DeSimone Appointed Manager of Houlihan Lawrence's Bedford Office

April 2016

Houlihan Lawrence reported recently it had appointed Brendon DeSimone as manager of its Bedford office. DeSimone has more than a decade of real estate experience across the U.S. and is the author of the book, “Next Generation Real Estate: New Rules for Smarter Home Buying & Faster Selling” where he shares his advice and expertise…

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Elizabeth Poggiogalle Joins ERA Insite Realty Bronxville Office

April 2016

ERA Insite Realty principal broker Louis Budetti recently announced that Elizabeth Poggiogalle, licensed real estate salesperson, has joined the firm’s Bronxville office. Poggiogalle, a Yonkers native, is a graduate of Berkeley College in White Plains, earning her Bachelor degree in Business Administration with a major in fashion marketing and management.  She has an accomplished background…

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Andreea Waters, Surfing More Than Just Real Estate Listings

March 2016

  It is ironic, but Andreea Waters’ last name aptly reflects her passion—photographing surfers in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean right here in New York. The professional playground for the Irvington Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s agent is actually Rockaway Beach in Queens—not your typical venue for a “surfing safari.” While surfing normally conjures up…

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Cusson Named VP of Operations At Coldwell Banker Residential

March 2016

DANBURY, CT—Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Connecticut and Westchester County announced recently that Charles “Chuck” Cusson has been appointed vice president of operations and will report to Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage President Joseph Valvano, Cusson will oversee the operational aspects of several key departments within the company, including the relocation, education, marketing and administrative support…

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