J. Philip Real Estate Forms Agent Leadership Council

Real Estate In-Depth | April 2020

J. Philip Real Estate has announced the formation of an Agent Leadership Council. Members of the ALC will serve as ambassadors between the agents and management, helping to implement new skills, technology and initiatives that will transition the company during these difficult times in our nation.

In addition, members of the ALC will serve as champions of the J. Philip Real Estate brand, generating opportunities for fellow agents and management to strengthen the brokerage’s community presence and charitable enterprises in the different markets the firm serves.

The J. Philip Real Estate ALC comprises three agents, one from each of the brokerage’s offices, and includes Verona Cruz, Pelham; Tana McGuire, Briarcliff; and Kisha Ocasio-Riviezzo, Mahopac.

Verona Cruz
Tana McGuire
Kisha Ocasio-Riviezzo

A salesperson with J. Philip Real Estate since 2017, Cruz successfully balances full-time careers in real estate and insurance and has been a role model for agents transitioning into the real estate profession.

McGuire, who had an extensive career in the restaurant industry before joining J. Philip Real Estate in 2017, sold more than $5 million in real estate in 2019, was named the brokerage’s 2019 “Person of the Year,” and recently obtained her associate broker’s license.

Since becoming a real estate salesperson at J. Philip Real Estate in 2016, Ocasio-Riviezzo has been a million-dollar producer. In 2019, she won the firm’s leadership award.