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SPOTLIGHT ON: Cindy Schweizer

May 2016

From the Little Leagues to the Big Leagues More than 20 years ago, Cindy Schweizer stepped into a Stony Point real estate office to sell sponsorships for her son’s little league team. Little did she know that this chance encounter would be the start of her own long and successful real estate career. Now an…

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BHHS Westchester Properties Opens Office in Downtown Rye

May 2016

RYE—Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties announced recently the opening of its Rye office at 22 Purchase St. in the heart of downtown Rye. The latest opening gives the company a total of 53 offices and nearly 1,800 agents. Heading the office is Harrison resident, Margaret Grasso. “Our Rye outpost provides us with…

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Anthony Arace Joins Hudson United Title Westchester Office

May 2016

Hudson United Title announced recently that Anthony Arace has joined its Westchester office as a sales executive. In 2011, Arace became a licensed Realtor and started his career as an agent when he joined Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty in White Plains. Arace has closed many transactions since entering the title business three years ago.

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Nicholas Chiappetta and Latesha Parks Join ERA Insite Realty

May 2016

ERA Insite Realty principal broker Louis Budetti recently announced that Nicholas Chiappetta has joined his White Plains office and Latesha Parks has joined the firm’s Bronxville office.  Both are licensed real estate salespersons who moved to the company from other local brokerages. Chiappetta, a North Salem resident and Westchester native, started his real estate career…

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Anna Teyssonniere de Gramont and Robert Meyerson Join the Scarsdale Office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Westchester Properties

May 2016

Realtor Anna Teyssonniere de Gramont and Robert Meyerson have joined the Scarsdale office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Westchester Properties. The announcement was made by Mark Nadler, Director of Westchester Sales. Born in Poland, Teyssonniere de Gramont brings with her a diverse background. American by residency. She and her family have lived in Warsaw (Poland), Versailles (France),…

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Lisa LaGuardia-Tremblay Joins Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Office in Somers

May 2016

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Connecticut and Westchester County has reported that Brewster resident Lisa LaGuardia-Tremblay has affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Somers. As a real estate salesperson, LaGuardia-Tremblay will provide residential real estate services in Somers as well as the surrounding communities of North Salem, Carmel, Mahopac, Southeast, Brewster, Pawling,…

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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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