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HGAR Welcomes Maria Thomas as its Corporate Office Receptionist

February 2018

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors recently welcomed Maria Thomas of Mount Vernon as its receptionist for the corporate office in White Plains. Prior to joining HGAR, Thomas worked as an emergency dispatcher with Ambulnz in Manhattan, working 12-hour shifts. She also dabbled with acting and had a callback from producers of “The Real…

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HGAR Promotes Brown Williams to MLS Manager

February 2018

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors recently promoted Laverne Brown Williams of Yonkers to Manager of MLS Support Services. In her new role, Brown Williams will continue to support HGAR members, as well as teach classes in MLS operations for the Hudson Gateway School of Real Estate. Brown Williams joined HGAR in 2016 as…

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Christine Rowley Joins RE/MAX Classic Realty Somers

February 2018

RE/MAX Classic Realty of Somers, announced that Christine Rowley has joined the office’s team. Rowley is a Licensed Associate Broker, has a Master’s degree from Fordham University and has a paralegal background. “Mrs. Rowley comes to our agency with an impressive background and was recognized as the highest producer in sales at her previous firm…

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Debbie & Jeff Meiliken Join McClellan Sotheby’s International Realty Pelham

February 2018

McClellan Sotheby’s International Realty of Pelham reported that Debbie and Jeff Meiliken have joined the firm. Debbie Meiliken, a multi-million dollar broker in Westchester, grew up in a prominent Toronto based real estate family. She has 25 years of real estate experience in all facets of the industry including listing, selling, investing, consulting, staging and…

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Lidia Bury Joins RE/MAX Distinguished Homes and Properties West Bronxville

February 2018

RE/MAX Distinguished Homes and Properties announced that Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Lidia Bury, a Carmel resident for 15 years, has joined its office located at 52 Pondfield Road in West Bronxville. Bury moved from Poland to the U.S. in 2001. She is bilingual in Polish and English. She initially worked as manager of data and…

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Trugman Team Join Keller Williams Realty New City

February 2018

Susan and Alan Trugman of the Trugman Team, formerly of Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty, has joined the Keller Williams Realty team in the Hudson Valley Realty market center in New City. With performance ranking among the top 1% of Rockland County real estate agents, the Trugman Team was recently awarded the 5 Star…

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Sharon Reidy D’Orazio Sales Manager Wiechert Realtors New City

February 2018

Debbie Brophy, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced recently that Sharon Reidy D’Orazio has joined Weichert as sales manager of the company’s New City sales office. “We are privileged to have someone with Sharon’s background join the management team at Weichert’s New City office,” Brophy said. “Both clients and Weichert sales associates in her…

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Joseph Rand BHG Rand Realty Publishes First Book

February 2018

Add author to Joseph Rand’s impressive resume. Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty’s Chief Creative Officer and Managing Partner Joseph Rand recently published his first book, “Disruptors, Discounters, and Doubters,” where he makes an impassioned appeal for reforming the real estate industry to provide better client experiences. “I’ve been preaching these ideas for years at…

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Jonathan Rouis Appointed to Orange Bank & Trust Company BOD

February 2018

The Board of Directors and CEO Michael Gilfeather of Orange Bank & Trust Company reported recently the appointment of Jonathan Rouis to the bank’s Board of Directors effective February 16, 2018. “The bank will benefit greatly from Jonathan's fresh insight and perspective and we are thrilled to have him join our board of directors,” said…

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Katherine Jennings Appointed Manager Houlihan Lawrence Millbrook

February 2018

Long-time Hudson Valley resident and veteran real estate professional Katherine Jennings has been appointed the new manager of Houlihan Lawrence’s Millbrook office. She will oversee a team of 35 agents who cover Dutchess, Columbia, Ulster and Greene counties in New York and Litchfield County, CT. Since 2011, Jennings, who lives on a horse farm in…

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George Pejoves Joins Hudson United Mortgage

January 2018

Hudson United Mortgage has announced that George Pejoves, a long-time mortgage lender, has joined the company. Pejoves comes to Hudson United with more than 30 years of experience in the mortgage industry as a loan officer, a manager of a sales and operations team, and a producing branch manager. He also he ran his own…

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Charles Rutenberg Realty, Inc. Bronx Welcomes 5 Agents

January 2018

Kirt E. Asson   Charles Rutenberg Realty, Inc. announced recently the addition of five agents who became associated with its Bronx office located at 2800 Bruckner Blvd. Britzeida (Bri) Pichardo Theresa Martinez Sinthia Tejada Carmen Banks Kirt Asson is a new agent, while Britzeida Pichardo, Theresa Martinez, Sinthia Tejada and Carmen Banks are productive agents…

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Weichert, Realtors Recognizes Carol Ruderman-Seidel

January 2018

Debra Brophy, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that sales associate Carol Ruderman-Seidel of the New City office was recognized for outstanding success throughout the month of December. As a top producer, Ruderman-Seidel led her Weichert sales region for resale listings during the month. The region is comprised of locations throughout Morris, Bergen and…

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Adam Rodriguez Of Counsel to the Firm Bleakley Platt & Schmidt, LLP

January 2018

Bleakley Platt & Schmidt, LLP reported recently that Adam Rodriguez has become Of Counsel to the firm. Before joining Bleakley Platt, Rodriguez was the Director of Real Estate for Westchester County, where he negotiated complex commercial real estate transactions, including leases for office space throughout the county and multi-million dollar hangar leases at the Westchester…

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Mildenberger & McCormack Appointed to Mount Vernon's Industrial Development Agency

January 2018

Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas announced the appointment of two seasoned professionals, both with governmental and private sector experience, to the city’s Industrial Development Agency. Eileen Mildenberger, an attorney, is assuming the role of executive director of the IDA. Prior to coming to Mount Vernon, Mildenberger served as director of Economic Development for Westchester County,…

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Mamaroneck Chamber Honors Murphy Brothers Firm

January 2018

MAMARONECK—Sean and Chris Murphy, owners of locally-based Murphy Brothers, were recently honored at the 2018 Mamaroneck Chamber of Commerce Dinner held at the Beach Point Club here. Mamaroneck Chamber President Susan Fuller of Orange Bank & Trust recognized both men and their firm for their many contributions to the local community over the years in…

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Henry Djonbalajwas Sworn in as Member of Yonkers IDA Board

January 2018

Henry Djonbalaj, a highly successful real estate broker, was sworn in on Dec. 19th as a member of the Yonkers Industrial Development Agency Board. The Yonkers City Council voted on Nov. 28 to appoint Djonbalaj to the seven-member board to replace Robert Maccariello. “Henry has demonstrated his love for this city and his commitment to…

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Giannie Garcia VP Hudson United Title New Jersey Operations

January 2018

Hudson United Title recently announced that Giannie Garcia has joined the company as the vice president of New Jersey operations. “I’m excited to expand my career,” said Garcia. “I’m fortunate to be joining such a respected agency that prides itself on top-quality assistance.” Garcia arrives at Hudson United with a considerable background in the title…

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