Luciana DiGiacomo & Carla Solimene Join Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty Thornwood

Real Estate In-Depth | September 2019

Carla Solimene

Deborah DiMiceli, branch manager at Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty, announced that Luciana DiGiacomo and Carla Solimene have recently joined the brokerage firm’s Thornwood Office.

After five years of owning her own independent real estate company in Pelham Manor, Solimene recently joined Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty’ s Thornwood office as an associate real estate broker. She has held many positions over the years; and more recently was Chief Information Officer of a national home care organization based in New York City.

Solimene was born and raised in Pelham Manor and attended the local Pelham schools. She earned her graduate and post-graduate degrees from Fordham and Stony Brook universities. In addition, she earned a Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University.

With the exception of earning her law degree in Florida, she has lived in Pelham all of her life as does her family. Her mother was a successful Realtor/broker owner in Pelham for more than 30 years, which provided Solimene with first-hand knowledge on what it takes to be successful in real estate.


Luciana DiGiacomo

DiGiacomo, a licensed real estate salesperson, has joined Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty and is working out of the firm’s Thornwood office. She comes to the real estate business after a successful career in education and finance. She has an M.B.A. in Finance and M.S. in Education Administration. She has served as a bilingual (Spanish) School Administrator in New York City and recently served as an Adjunct College Professor at NYC College of Technology, training new teachers.

DiGiacomo was born in Italy, raised in the Bronx and has lived in Pleasantville. She now currently lives in Rye Brook with her husband and two children. She is currently active in her community having served on various committees, including the Architectural Review Board of her home community and recently was elected as a Director of the HOA Board. She is fluent in English, Italian and Spanish.

Both DiGiacomo and Solimene have plans to obtain their Connecticut real estate license as well