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Washburn of RE/MAX ACE Pleasantville Receives Rising Star Award

May 2018

Licensed Real Estate Associate Robert (Bobby) Washburn of RE/MAX ACE in Pleasantville, recently received the prestigious New York Region RE/MAX Rising Star Award. The award is presented to the top RE/MAX salesperson who has recently entered the real estate profession, and has shown his or her exceptional ability to meet client needs, support fellow professionals…

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Remo of RE/MAX Benchmark Realty Group Central Valley Presented Above the Crowd Award

May 2018

Martin (Marty) Remo, Lic. Real Estate Associate Broker with RE/MAX Benchmark Realty Group in Central Valley, was recently presented with the Above the Crowd Award for the RE/MAX New York Region from Terri Bohannon, CFE, Regional Vice President of RE/MAX New York. The prestigious award recognizes outstanding individuals in sales who show extraordinary commitment to…

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Piazza of RE/MAX Classic Realty Presented NY RE/MAX Brokerage of the Year Award

May 2018

RE/MAX Classic Realty Licensed Real Estate Broker John Piazza, a 30-year veteran in the real estate industry, was recently presented with the New York RE/MAX Brokerage of the Year Award by Terri Bohannon, Regional Vice President. The award recognizes the success and professionalism of the leadership, staff, and sales associates who are part of Somers-based…

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Katheryn DeClerck of BHG Rand Realty Goshen Earns PSA certification

May 2018

Katheryn DeClerck of Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty in Goshen has earned the nationally recognized Pricing Strategy Advisor certification. The National Association of Realtors offers the PSA certification to Realtors as determining property values depend more than ever on professional expertise and competence, the best use of technology and a commitment to approach the…

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ERA Insite Realty Services Recognizes 2017 Award Winners

May 2018

ERA Insite Realty Services, which has offices in White Plains, Pleasantville and Bronxville, recently recognized its company and national award winners for 2017. The agents exemplified success and what it takes to create the best experience and results for their clients, company officials stated. Matt Dillon, ERA Brand Ambassador, recognized the company as part of…

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Matthew McAllister Joins Keller Williams NY Realty White Plains

May 2018

Matthew McAllister has recently joined Keller Williams NY Realty of White Plains. He holds his MBA and an undergraduate degree in Finance from Bryant University, which is combined with subsequent experience in financial leadership positions in the private sector. McAllister was previously employed at Statewide Abstract, a title insurance company in White Plains.

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Lyn Stevens Black Joins Houlihan Lawrence Greenwich CT

May 2018

Houlihan Lawrence announced that Lyn Stevens Black, a top producer in the Greenwich real estate market for more than 23 years, has joined its Greenwich, CT brokerage. Black, who most recently was with the Greenwich office of Douglas Elliman, was a founding member of the Fieldstone Group, also of Greenwich.. Originally from Michigan, Black has…

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Murphy Brothers Contracting Recipient of Town Vibe Green Award

April 2018

HGAR Affiliate Murphy Brothers Contracting was the recent recipient of a Town Vibe Green Award in the category of “Businesses or non-profit organizations that have significantly incorporated green practices or products into their culture and operations.” Murphy Brothers believe that building green is simply building smart which is why they incorporated Suntegra Solar Roof Shingles…

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Daniel McKeon Receives Coldwell Banker International Diamond Society Award

April 2018

Daniel McKeon of Yorktown Heights, a real estate salesperson affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Yorktown Heights, has been recognized with the Coldwell Banker International Diamond Society award. This distinguished honor is awarded to the top 11% of approximately 88,000 Coldwell Banker-affiliated sales associates worldwide. McKeon has been successfully meeting the needs…

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Grand Lux Realty Cerrone, Inc. Welcomes Amy Huang

April 2018

Grand Lux Realty Cerrone, Inc. recently welcomed Amy Huang to its Ardsley office as a licensed real estate salesperson. Huang was an academic scientist for 15 years, running laboratories and managing scientists and graduate students from around the nation and globe, before entering the real estate business.

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Karina Bullayevskiy Recognized for Outstanding Performance

April 2018

Debra Brophy, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that sales associate Karina Bullayevskiy from the Suffern office was recognized for her outstanding performance in 2017. Bullayevskiy led her Weichert sales region in sales and resales for the entire year. Weichert, Realtors also announced that the Monroe office was recognized for outstanding industry performance in…

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Century 21 Full Service Realty Welcomes New Associates

April 2018

Century 21 Full Service Realty recently welcomed four new associates at its offices in New City.The new members of the firm are: Robert Knochen, Prabha Bansal, Carlos Canlas and Jane Lavelle. Robert Knochen Prahba Bansal Carlos Canlas Jane Lavelle

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SPOTLIGHT ON;: Al Smith

April 2018

Jumping Into a Real Estate Career Al Smith, managing broker with Coldwell Banker in New Rochelle, credits his six years as an airborne paratrooper with the U.S. Army as the catalyst for his success in real estate. A sales agent since 2001 in Georgia, Smith joined New Rochelle’s Coldwell Banker office in 2008 and became…

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Brendon DeSimone New Manager Houlihan Lawrence Katonah

April 2018

Houlihan Lawrence has announced that veteran real estate professional Brendon DeSimone is expanding his managerial duties to take over as manager of the real estate firm’s Katonah office. He will continue to run Houlihan Lawrence’s Bedford/Pound Ridge office, overseeing 66 agents there along with the 43 agents in Katonah. DeSimone, who has 15 years of…

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Sirremus Robinson Joins Keller Williams NY Realty

April 2018

Sirremus Robinson has joined Keller Williams NY Realty. He was born and raised in New York City and attended Pace University for marketing. He has 26 years of previous experience in transportation, owning a bus company that served the entire Tri-State area with New York City, Westchester County and Long Island being primary areas of…

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John Oliveira Named Executive Manager of sales for Douglas Elliman Real Estate Chappiaqua & Armonk Offices

April 2018

Douglas Elliman Real Estate has announced that John Oliveira has been named executive manager of sales, leading the company’s Westchester offices in Chappaqua and Armonk. Oliveira will be reporting to Scott Elwell, Douglas Elliman’s newly-appointed senior executive regional manager of sales for Westchester and Connecticut. Born and raised in Yorktown Heights, Oliveira has spent 13…

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New Members Appointed to the Westchester County Planning Board

April 2018

Westchester County Executive George Latimer has appointed new members, and reappointed others, to the Westchester County Planning Board. The new members are: Richard Hyman of Port Chester – Chairman; Margarita Gagliardi of White Plains; Bernard Thombs of Valhalla and Renee Toback of Yonkers. Additionally, new DPW Commissioner Hugh Greechan has been appointed an ex officio…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Aimee DeCesare

March 2018

A Career Volunteer For Aimee DeCesare, it was a temp job 10 years ago that launched her real estate career. Today, the Executive Director of the Eric Stein Team at RE/MAX Distinguished Homes & Properties in Bronxville is also a new member of HGAR’s Board of Directors. “It was supposed to be a two-week assignment,”…

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Ceresa & Blanco Join Charles Rutenberg Realty, Inc.

March 2018

Charles Rutenberg Realty, Inc. has announced the recent addition of two agents who became associated with its Bronx office at 2800 Bruckner Blvd. Francis (Frank) Ceresa Francis Ceresa was formerly with BHG Rand Realty and is a member of Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors. Mauricio Blanco Mauricio Blanco was formerly with Family Homes Realty and is a…

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Tina Vaitkus Joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hudson Valley Properties’ LaGrangeville

March 2018

Tina Vaitkus has joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hudson Valley Properties’ LaGrangeville office, located at 1100 Route 55, Suite 201. Vaitkus brings 12 years of real estate experience to the position and as a real estate salesperson with the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hudson Valley Properties team. Previously, Vaitkus worked as an Associate Real Estate Broker/Corporate Trainer…

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