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Curtin-Owens & Nemirovskiya Join William Raveis Real Estate Scarsdale

December 2017

William Raveis Real Estate of Scarsdale recently announced the addition of two new agents to the brokerage firm—Meg Curtin-Owens and Olga Nemirovskiya. Meg Curtin-Owens Olga Nemirovskiya Curtin-Owens, a lifelong resident of Westchester County, has been a New York State licensed real estate salesperson for more than a decade. Nemirovskiya, originally from the Ukraine, moved and…

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World Homes Realty Congratulates Contest Winners

December 2017

World Homes Realty of Carmel recently congratulated the winners of the 25th Annual World Homes Realty Halloween Coloring Contest. From left are: Rebecca Kolb, Julia Marrero, Ryan Cronin and Apryle Hofmesiter, who will each receive a $25 gift certificate to Toys R’ Us.

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Irene Amato Graduates Goldman Sachs Small Businesses Program

December 2017

Irene Amato, president and Broker/Owner of A.S.A.P. Mortgage Corp. graduated from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program on Nov. 3rd at LaGuardia Community College in Queens. Amato was one of 32 applicants accepted into the program, whose advisory board includes Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd C. Blankefin, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, and Dr. Michael…

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J. Philip Real Estate Hires Five New Licensed Agents

December 2017

J. Philip Real Estate of Putnam County has announced the firm has hired five new licensed agents to service the agency’s growing client base. The new agents to the firm are: Amanda Pizzola, Karinta Dimartino-Bello, Tania Cassella, Tana McGuire and Aubrey Johnson. Amanda Pizzola Karinta Dimartino-Bello Tania Cassella Tana McGuire Aubrey Johnson “The decision to…

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Seven New Agents Join Houlihan Lawrence’s Commercial Real Estate Group

December 2017

Houlihan Lawrence’s Commercial Real Estate Group has announced the addition of seven new agents to the company. Sid Canchester, who lives in Stamford, CT, is one of the most recent additions to the Commercial Group, having just joined the White Plains-based Klein/Lanza Sales Team. Through his previous employment with brokerage firms in the Chicago area,…

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Six New Hires for A.S.A.P Mortgage Corp

December 2017

Irene Amato, president and Broker Owner of A.S.A.P. Mortgage Corp. recently announced the addition of six new hires to the Cortlandt Manor-headquartered firm— Christofer Cipriano, S. Barry Farassat, Anthony Gentile, Angella Henry, Petronilla Rampersad and Marie-ilena Skourakis. “I am excited and fortunate to be able to announce the additions of these six new professionals to…

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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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