HGAR Update

SPOTLIGHT ON: Vlora Sejdi

June 1, 2021

Fulfilling the American Dream Vlora Sejdi was just two-and-a-half years old when she came to the U.S. from Kosovo. She spoke no English and had to learn it when she went to school in the Bronx. Today, the mother of two young children is not only a successful real estate agent, but also the 2021…

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HG Realtor Foundation Pub Night Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

May 27, 2021

Bonnie Koff, HG Realtor Foundation Fundraising Chair From left, Carol Christiansen and Roseann Paggiotta From left, Richard Haggerty, HGAR CEO, Ruth Lara Deane and Sean Deane From left, Susanne Thiessen, Gabriela Kosek, Cynthia Leite, Dave Moore and Gail Fattizzi From left, Jane Abbate, Suzan Zeolla, Susan Code, Ruzhe Ivezic, Houlihan Lawrence Briarcliff Office From left,…

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BOARDROOM REPORT: February 17, 2021

May 17, 2021

Boardroom Report Boards of Directors Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. Feb. 17, 2021 via Zoom HGAR Management, Financial & Membership Reports President Crystal Hawkins-Syska presented the President’s Report, discussing fair housing training tools available from NAR including the “Fairhaven” Training session, the “At Home with Diversity” class, and the “Implicit Association Test” (IAT). She…

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HG Realtor Foundation Donates More Than $8,000 to Five Local Charities

May 12, 2021

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation recently donated $8,300 to five local charities in the Hudson Valley. They include: United Hospice of Rockland in New City; Friends of Karen in North Salem, the Community Center of Northern Westchester in Katonah, Green Chimneys in Brewster and Volunteer New York in Tarrytown. Founded in 1978, Friends of…

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June 2021 Featured Classes

May 10, 2021

June 2021 Zoom Course Calendar     HGAR Classes are Currently Being Offered Via Zoom! Please contact our Member Success Team with any questions! support@hgar.com /914-681-0833 HGAR 22.5 Hour Virtual Education Card— Buy a Virtual Education Card and Save! Learn more at HGAR.com *Course qualifies for the Virtual Card June 3 -   Work w/ Municipalities…

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HGAR Calendar | June 2021

May 10, 2021

MAY May 20 Breakfast with Benefits: "How to Stage with Paint" Via Zoom, 9:30AM – 10:30AM CID: Indoor Air Quality in Commercial Spaces and Its Impact on Human Health and Wellness Via Zoom, 10:15AM – 11:15AM RPAC Comedy Night Via Zoom, 6:30PM – 7:30PM May 25 Breakfast with Benefits: "Real Estate Agents Guide to Home…

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HGAR RPAC Honor Roll: May 2021

May 10, 2021

2021 HGAR RPAC HONOR ROLL as recorded by NYSAR to May, 2021 Thank you to the following Members who are leading the way in the 2021 RPAC campaign Platinum R $10,000 Dorothy Botsoe, Dorothy Jensen Realty Inc., White Plains Anthony Domathoti, Exit Realty Premium, Bronx Richard Haggerty, Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. Nancy Kennedy,…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Cheryl Williams

May 5, 2021

Ministering to a Congregation and Her Beloved Customers Cheryl Williams, an agent with Corcoran Legends Realty in Tarrytown, credits her success in real estate and in life to her Christian ministry. For the past 20 years, Williams has served as senior pastor of the Wells of Salvation Christian Center in the Bronx. She holds a…

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May 2021 Featured Classes

April 14, 2021

May 2021 Zoom Course Calendar     HGAR Classes are Currently Being Offered Via Zoom! Please contact our Member Success Team with any questions! support@hgar.com /914-681-0833 HGAR 22.5 Hour Virtual Education Card— Buy a Virtual Education Card and Save! Learn more at HGAR.com *Course qualifies for the Virtual Card May 1-       Ethiquette – Ethics &…

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HGAR RPAC Honor Roll: April 2021

April 14, 2021

2021 HGAR RPAC HONOR ROLL as recorded by NYSAR to April, 2021 Thank you to the following Members who are leading the way in the 2021 RPAC campaign Platinum R $10,000 Dorothy Botsoe, Dorothy Jensen Realty Inc., White Plains Anthony Domathoti, Exit Realty Premium, Bronx Richard Haggerty, Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. Nancy Kennedy,…

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HGAR Calendar | May 2021

April 14, 2021

APRIL April 22 CID/Women in Commercial Real Estate: Millennials & Gen-Xer's Rising Via Zoom, 10:00AM – 11:30AM April 23 CID: Westchester IDA Proposed New Labor Policy Via Zoom, 10:00AM – 11:00 AM April 27 Virtual Lobby Day Register at NYSAR.com, 8:00AM – 5:00PM April 28 Breakfast with Benefits: "Organization & Moving Made Simple." Via Zoom,…

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Spotlight On: Catherine Borgia

April 14, 2021

An Advocate for the People Catherine Borgia has been well-known throughout Westchester County for the past 10 years as a Westchester County Legislator serving the Ossining, Briarlcliff Manor, Croton-on-Hudson, Cortlandt and Peekskill areas. Before that, she served as chief of staff for Assemblywoman Sandy Galef for nine years and was also the Ossining Town Supervisor…

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BOARDROOM REPORT: January 20, 2021

April 14, 2021

Boardroom Report Boards of Directors Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. January 20, 2021 via Zoom HGAR Management, Financial & Membership Reports President Crystal Hawkins-Syska presented the President’s Report, welcomed the new and existing Officers and Directors, and expressed her excitement to lead the organization in 2021. CEO Richard Haggerty presented the CEO’s Report, reviewing…

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Zooming with HGAR

April 13, 2021

Legal and Legislative Update: The Bronx and Manhattan - 3/18/2021 Westchester Regional Member Meeting - 3/31/2021

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Annual Lobby Day to be Held Virtually on April 27

April 9, 2021

ALBANY—The annual NYSAR Lobby Day event will be held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The conventional program will be held on Tuesday, April 27 from 8 a.m. to noon. In advance of Lobby Day, HGAR’s Legislative Council has advanced a preliminary Public Policy Priorities Agenda for HGAR’s Westchester, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Bronx and Manhattan…

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HGAR Launches ‘Fair Housing Challenge’ Initiative In Observance of National Fair Housing Month

March 31, 2021

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors has announced it is launching its “Fair Housing Challenge” initiative in observance of the U.S. Housing and Urban Development’s “National Fair Housing Month” for April. HGAR’s “Fair Housing Challenge” has been distributed to its 13,000 Realtor members stretching from Manhattan to Orange County, and consists of three segments—a…

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