Howard Hanna Rand Realty Merges with Bethel, CT Firm

Real Estate In-Depth | May 12, 2022

NANUET—In a continuation of its expansion in the State of Connecticut, Howard Hanna | Rand Realty announced on May 12 its recent merger with Dilillo Real Estate of Bethel in Fairfield County, CT.

“I am thrilled to welcome Jim Dilillo and his talented team of agents. It’s rewarding to continue our expansion into Connecticut as we march towards our goal of becoming the leader in the tri-state market,” said Matt Rand, CEO at Howard Hanna | Rand Realty, which is headquartered in Nanuet.

Jim Dilillo, founder of Dilillo Real Estate, has been involved in the real estate industry for more than 20 years. Dilillo Real Estate has represented buyers and sellers in hundreds of sales for more than $100 million. His leadership aligns with Howard Hanna | Rand Realty vision of building a business that is focused in service to the community and the growth of their agents, company officials stated. The Dilillo Agency will now operate as Howard Hanna | Rand Realty at 162 Greenwood Ave. in Bethel.

Howard Hanna | Rand Realty announced on Feb. 1 its expansion into the Fairfield County, CT market with the acquisition of the Madison and Post Real Estate Agency. The transaction expanded the footprint of Howard Hanna | Rand Realty with three new locations in Ridgefield, Stamford and Westport, CT.

The Connecticut offices add a network of 60 new luxury real estate sales associates, which now operate under the Howard Hanna | Rand Realty brand and the leadership of Germak, broker of record and founder of the Madison and Post Agency, established in 2017. Germak and his team bring more than 26 years of experience in the Connecticut real estate market, specializing in high-end homes and upscale markets.

Later that month, Howard Hanna | Rand Realty announced the firm had expanded its presence in the State of New Jersey with the purchase of Striker Realty, which operates out of offices in Linden, Livingston, and Rahway, NJ.

Howard Hanna Rand Realty has more than 1,000 residential real estate sales associates serving the N.Y., NJ, and C.T. suburbs of New York City. Its 27 offices serve Bergen County, Passaic County, Hudson County, Morris County, and Essex County in New Jersey and Westchester County, Rockland County, Orange County, Dutchess County, Ulster County, and the Bronx in New York. Rand also owns and operates Rand Commercial, a commercial real estate brokerage, and Hudson United Home Services, which provides residential mortgage lending, title services, and personal and commercial insurance.

Howard Hanna: Howard Hanna Real Estate Services is a full-service real estate company that has more than 400 real estate, mortgage, insurance, title, and escrow service offices across 11 states, including Allen Tate Realtors in the Carolinas and The F.C. Tucker Company in Indiana, with more than 13,000 sales associates and staff.