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SPOTLIGHT ON: 2016 Realtor of the Year Gary Leogrande

November 2016

After spending more than 30 years in real estate, Gary Leogrande, broker for Keller Williams New York Realty in White Plains, was still quite surprised to be named the 2016 HGAR “Realtor of the Year” at Member Appreciation Day last month. “Sometimes over the years, I’d be sitting in the audience and thinking, ‘well maybe…

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A.S.A.P. Mortgage’s Nunez Named ‘Rookie of the Year’

November 2016

NEW ROCHELLE— The NAHREP Westchester Bronx chapter honored A.S.A.P. Mortgage’s Dulce Nunez at its Awards Gala on Nov. 10 at the Glen Island Harbour Club here. Nunez was awarded the Rookie of the Year award. The entire staff of A.S.A.P. Mortgage was present to celebrate the accomplishment. “Rookie of The Year” is awarded to the…

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Valerie Moldow Joins BHG Rand Realty Nyack

November 2016

Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty reported that Valerie Moldow has joined its office in Nyack as an associate broker. Moldow has been a licensed Realtor since 1996, working as a full-time agent in New York, covering properties in all of Rockland County.  She is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the New…

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Joseph Rand to be Presented Rockland County YMCA Award

November 2016

Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty announced recently that managing partner Joseph Rand will be presented with the Community Service Award at the Rockland County YMCA’s “Night of MAGIC” (Making a Genuine Impact on Children) on Thursday, Dec.1 at the Nyack Seaport in Nyack. “Over time, the YMCA has done exemplary work in promoting healthy…

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Selsey Appointed to Mount Vernon's Planning Board

November 2016

Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas recently announced two appointments to Mount Vernon's Planning Board. Darryl Selsey will be Board Chairman and Greg Bonaparte has been appointed as a member of the Board. Selsey is the co-owner and co-founder of Four Seasons Real Estate Center and has more than 25 years experience in real estate. He…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Ron Garafalo - Downsizing Brings Opportunities

October 2016

Being downsized from a corporate position with a large company does have its advantages sometimes. Just ask Ron Garafalo, an associate broker with John J. Lease Realtors in Middletown, who is celebrating his 16th year as a Realtor. “It was back in 2000 when Nestle Foods decided to reduce its workforce,” said Garafalo. “I was…

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Joe Muller Joins Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty Scarsdale

October 2016

Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty announced that Joe Muller, a lifelong resident of Westchester County, has joined the company as an associate broker, and will be based in the firm’s Scarsdale brokerage. Prior to his career in real estate, Muller owned and ran a successful local deli for 26 years. Managing his own business…

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Community Foundation of Orange & Sullivan to Honor R.J. Smith

October 2016

R.J. Smith and Gerald & Rosemary Skoda, outstanding business and civic leaders, will be honored by the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan during its annual reception from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Anthony’s Pier 9, in New Windsor. More than 400 community and key business leaders are expected to attend, where…

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Samuel, Jones & Roazzi Join ERA Insite Realty Services

October 2016

Louis Budetti, principal broker of ERA Insite Realty Services announced that real estate salespersons Amanda Samuel, David “Simon” Jones and Joseph Roazzi have joined his firm’s growing team of sales professionals. Samuel has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from SUNY Stony Brook and is knowledgeable on co-ops, condos, rentals, and investment properties, as…

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BHG Rand Realty Pine Bush Welcomes Deborah Clark

October 2016

Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty recently welcomed Deborah Clark back to the company as the new manager of its office in Pine Bush. “Upon my return to Rand Realty, it feels like I’ve never left,” said Clark. “Everyone has been so welcoming to me, and I couldn’t have asked for a warmer reception. I…

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Tarallo, Midili, Williams & Fleischhauer Join Café Realty

October 2016

Café Realty has announced that four associates have joined the brokerage firm at its new Mount Kisco location.   Michael Tarallo, a Pound Ridge resident and 20-year veteran of the home remodeling industry, is a natural for the real estate business with extensive knowledge of Mount Kisco, Bedford, Bedford Hills, Katonah and Pound Ridge. Ron…

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Paul J. Pallett Joins Greiner-Maltz Rye Brook

September 2016

Ayall Schanzer, principal at Greiner-Maltz Realty Advisors, reported recently that Paul J. Pallett has joined Greiner-Maltz’s Westchester team based in Rye Brook as the firm’s newest associate broker. Pallett, a Pelham Manor resident, has more than 34 years of successful real estate experience with a gross amount of leases and sales totaling approximately $200 million…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Larry Curasi - Brewing a Robust Real Estate Career

September 2016

What does the beer industry have to do with real estate? This may seem like an odd question, but if you ask Larry Curasi, they do have a lot in common. For many years, the Broker/Owner of ERA Curasi Realty in Montgomery enjoyed a flourishing career in the beer industry before brewing up an equally…

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Weichert Monroe Recognized For Outstanding Industry Performance

September 2016

Weichert, Realtors announced that the Monroe office was recognized for outstanding industry performance in July. The office led its sales region, which is comprised of locations throughout Orange, Dutchess, Westchester and Rockland counties in New York and Fairfield County, CT, in five awards categories including new home dollar volume, resale listings, resales, resale revenue units…

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Weichert's Beth Siciliano Recognized for Outstanding Performance

September 2016

Nicholas Germak, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced recently that Beth Siciliano of the Nanuet office received individual recognition for her outstanding performance in July. As a top producer, Siciliano led her sales region, which is comprised of locations throughout Orange, Dutchess, Westchester and Rockland counties in New York and Fairfield County, CT for…

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Cindy Iver Joins William Raveis

September 2016

Cindy Iver has joined William Raveis’ Scarsdale office as a licensed real estate sales person. Iver grew up in a real estate family and is a resident of the Quaker Ridge section of Scarsdale. She is a member of the National Association of Realtors and the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors. Prior to her career…

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Angeles Martinez de Carvajal Joins Hudson Homes Sotheby’s International Realty

September 2016

Angeles Martinez de Carvajal has joined Hudson Homes Sotheby’s International Realty in Tarrytown as a licensed real estate salesperson. Martinez de Carvajal started her real estate career in Manhattan before specializing in Westchester. She founded her own real estate investing company in 2008, AMCB Services Company NY LLC. Martinez de Carvajal has an extensive international…

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