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Lisa Reyes Appointed New Deputy Communications Director for the City of Yonkers

November 16, 2022

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano has announced the appointment of Lisa Reyes as the City of Yonkers new Deputy Communications Director. “I know Lisa will use her years of experience in communications to great advantage,” said Yonkers Mayor Spano. “She will certainly prove to be an incredible asset for this city, with her diverse background specifically…

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Rafael Brache III Joins Grand Lux Realty

November 16, 2022

Grand Lux Realty reported recently that it has added a new agent, Rafael Brache III, to its operations in Westchester County. He has spent 50 years developing and managing “Elephant’s Trunk” in Mount Kisco. Through thriving times and fire (literally) he met the challenges head-on without ever losing sight of putting the customer’s needs first,…

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Robert Walsh Appointed Interim President of the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation

November 16, 2022

Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson recently announced the appointment of Robert Walsh as the interim President of the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation. Working with the Borough President and her leadership team, Walsh will be charged with restructuring and reorganizing the economic and workforce organization as well as fostering and developing key strategic partnerships…

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Christopher Cortez Named 2023 President of the NAHREP Westchester Chapter

November 16, 2022

Christopher Cortez, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker with Christie's International Real Estate Westchester | Hudson Valley, was named President of the NAHREP Westchester Chapter for the 2023 term. Cortez had previously served the organization in the capacity of Director of Education. Christie's International Real Estate Westchester | Hudson Valley was a sponsor of the NAHREP…

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Spencer Chiimbwe Appointed as Rockland’s New Commissioner of Human Rights

November 16, 2022

Rockland County Executive Ed Day announced earlier this month that Spencer Chiimbwe of Stony Point is Rockland’s new Commissioner of Human Rights. Commissioner Chiimbwe was selected following an extensive recruitment process through multiple avenues including online job sites, the County of Rockland website, and was assisted by members of the Human Rights Commission, members of…

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Weichert Announces Award Winners for Month of August

October 17, 2022

Weichert Realtors recently announced award winners for the month of August. Joe Cubias, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that the Rockland County Regional office and two top-producing sales associates were recognized for outstanding achievement at the regional level. The Rockland County Regional office, which is managed by Karen McCabe, had the highest dollar…

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Houlihan Lawrence's Taylor Tait and Libby Mattson Receive Significant Sale Award

October 17, 2022

Houlihan Lawrence agents Taylor Tait and Libby Mattson recently received a national award for “Significant Sale” at the Luxury Real Estate Fall Awards event held from September 19-22 in Seattle. Agents Tait and Mattson represented 82 Brookwood Lane in New Canaan, CT, which closed for $10.8 million in July 2022. It was the largest property…

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Robert Martin Company Announces Promotions of Jeremy Frank to Chief Operating Officer and Chris Wallace to Chief Financial Officer

October 17, 2022

Robert Martin Company, one of the largest real estate owners and development firms in Westchester County, has announced the promotions of Jeremy Frank to Chief Operating Officer and Chris Wallace to Chief Financial Officer of Robert Martin Company. Discussing the promotions, CEO Tim Jones and President Greg Berger of Robert Martin Company said, “We are…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Kathy Kane

October 17, 2022

The Art of Real Estate When Kathy Kane emerged from New York University with a degree in fine arts, she never dreamed that years later, she’d be selling real estate. “At that time, real estate was never even on the radar,” she admitted. Fast forward to present day, Kane is now an Associate Broker with…

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J. Philip Real Estate Welcomes Seven New Agents

October 14, 2022

J. Philip Real Estate has recently added seven new agents to its three offices. Donna Douglass Scott Oshea Cristine Radding “We are always looking for top talent, whether it’s experienced Realtors who want to advance their careers or newly-licensed agents excited about closing their first transactions,” says J. Philip Faranda, founder of J. Philip Real…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Lee Presser

September 19, 2022

Following the Mantra of Credibility, Visibility, and Profitability Lee Presser, an agent with exp Realty NYC, never intended to have a career in real estate. Now HGAR’s Regional Director for New York County, Presser spent 22 years in the technology industry and even owned a consulting firm on Wall Street for 16 years. Computer science…

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Weichert Recognizes Regional Outstanding Achievements for Month of July

September 16, 2022

Joe Cubias, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that the Monroe office and three top-producing sales associates have been recognized for outstanding achievement at the regional level in July. The Monroe office, which is managed by Lydia Hendricks, had the highest dollar volume in the Weichert sales region for the month. The office also…

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Monique Jefferson Hired as Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer of The Community Preservation Corporation

September 16, 2022

The Community Preservation Corporation, a leading nonprofit multifamily finance company, announced that Monique Jefferson has been hired as its new Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer. Jefferson will be a key member of the Operating Committee and will be responsible for crafting and executing on CPC’s long-term strategic vision for its greatest resource: its people.…

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Michelle Pfeffer Appointed Director of Career Development of Howard Hanna | Rand Realty

September 16, 2022

Howard Hanna | Rand Realty reported that Michelle Pfeffer has been appointed the brokerage firm’s Director of Career Development. She will oversee the professional development programs for the organization and support the company’s New Development, Luxury, and Teams programs. “Michelle is a terrific asset to our team. She brings great knowledge, dedication, and diligence to…

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