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In Memoriam: Robert Lee Zipp

November 2017

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors regrets to inform its membership of the passing of Robert Lee Zipp, branch manager and associate broker with Houlihan Lawrence’s Somers office. Born in 1948, Zipp, who received his real estate license in 1976, passed away suddenly on Nov. 18th. He was Bixler Real Estate’s first branch manager at…

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In Memoriam: Cynthia May (Ackley) Warner

November 2017

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors regrets to inform its membership of the passing of Cynthia May (Ackley) Warner of Keller William Realty, who passed away on Monday, Nov. 6th at her home in Bloomingburg at the age of 60 due to an acute heart attack. Cynthia was born in Syracuse on May 30, 1957…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Stephanie Liggio

November 2017

‘Bronx Girl’ Wins Affiliate of the Year Award Stephanie Liggio, HGAR’s 2017 “Affiliate Member of the Year,” has enjoyed a varied career path before settling in at Rye Brook’s Judicial Title Insurance Agency, where she has worked for the past 12 years. Currently the Director of Business Development, Liggio has held previous positions with Unilever…

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Gamelli, Wilson to Lead Customer Acquisition & Product Innovation at William Raveis Real Estate

October 2017

Bill Gamelli has been named executive vice president of customer acquisition and product innovation at William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance. A 30-year-veteran of the Shelton, CT-based company, he previously served as interim COO since January 2015. The firm also announced that Jason Wilson, vice president, regional director of operations and affiliate companies, will…

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Griffith Olivero Realtors Goshen Welcomes Brad Lewis to its Team

October 2017

Griffith Olivero Realtors in Goshen recently welcomed Brad Lewis to its team. Lewis started his real estate career after purchasing his first home and brings a tremendous desire to help others that was forged in his service to the nation in the United States Marine Corp, the company stated.

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Susan Smolanoff Joins Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty

October 2017

Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty reported recently that Susan Smolanoff has joined the firm as a licensed real estate salesperson. Smolanofff, who brings to her role a background in real estate and management, previously held positions as a licensed real estate salesperson and legal assistant, both in New City and New York and also spent 15…

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Joseph Goetchius Named Branch Manager BHG Rand Realty Hawthorne, NJ

October 2017

Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty has announced that Joseph Goetchius has been selected as the new branch manager for its office in Hawthorne, NJ. Goetchius became a licensed real estate agent in 2011 and has conducted his business throughout the Northern New Jersey region ever since. He holds experience in business development, leadership, team…

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Nancy Clucas Joins Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty as Associate Broker

October 2017

Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty reported that Nancy Clucas, a Rockland County native and Palisades resident, has joined the firm as an associate broker. Clucas brings more than 30 years of real estate marketing and sales experience to her role. She is a 15-year board member of Camp Venture, a not-for-profit provider of family-like care and…

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Lisa Dalinka Joins Avison Young

October 2017

Sean Cahill, Avison Young principal and managing director of the commercial real estate brokerage firm’s Fairfield/Westchester office, has announced that Lisa Dalinka has joined the firm as an associate, specializing in landlord and tenant representation within the office and retail sector. Dalinka joins the Avison Young Fairfield/Westchester team from John D. Hastings Commercial Real Estate,…

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James Garofalo Joins Keller Williams Realty Hudson Valley United Middletown

October 2017

Anna Gibbs, CEO of Keller Williams Realty Hudson Valley United in Middletown, recently announced that James Garofalo has joined the firm. Garofalo, a lifetime resident of Yorktown Heights, will continue to build his real estate business throughout Westchester, Orange and Dutchess counties with Keller Williams HVU. “We are very happy and fortunate to have James…

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Keller Williams NY Realty White Plains Welcomes Eight Agents to Their Team

October 2017

Keller Williams NY Realty of White Plains recently announced the addition of eight agents— Annie Howell, Crystal Brown, David Browning, Jacqueline Rodriguez, Jitender Singh, Samantha Poole, Tanya Makan and David Wagstaff. Annie Howell Crystal Brown David Browning Jacqueline Rodriguez Howell was previously a physical education teacher in New Rochelle for 36 years. Brown is a…

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Spotlight On: Irene Guanill-Seeing Beyond the Mess

October 2017

Irene Guanill describes herself as “a girl from the South Bronx,” who grew up learning how to turn lemons into lemonade. “My mom was always very strong and she taught us to be strong,” she said. “Failure was not an option—you could either sink or swim, and I chose to swim.” Today, the mother of…

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In Memoriam: Robert P. Morini

September 2017

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors regrets to inform its membership of the passing of longtime Realtor and real estate executive Robert P. Morini of Carmel, who passed away on Sept. 24th at the age of 63 surrounded by his family. He was the owner of Harvest Country Properties and was a principal broker…

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Century 21 Full Service Relocates To New Location in New City

September 2017

NEW CITY—Century 21 Full Service Realty reported recently it has relocated its brokerage operations to larger space at 53 South Main St. in New City. According to Vesna Kanacki, Broker of Record, the move was necessary to provide a superior business environment for present and future associates and its staff. She said the new office…

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Houlihan Lawrence Commercial Group Announces Formation of Klein/Lanza Sales Team

September 2017

WHITE PLAINS—Houlihan Lawrence Commercial Group, a division of Houlihan Lawrence, Inc. of Rye, has announced the formation of the Klein/Lanza Sales Team to be based here. The new group is led by real estate industry veteran Garry Klein, associate broker and regional sales manager with more than 25 years of experience, and Bryan Lanza, licensed…

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Daniel Brozyna Manager of BHG Rand Realty Suffern and Ramsey

September 2017

Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty reported it has named Daniel Brozyna as the new manager for its offices in Suffern and Ramsey, N.J. “I’m excited to have the opportunity to work with this productive team of associates and the Rand family,” said Brozyna. “I hope to continue what Joy Dorn helped to build, and…

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