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Katheryn DeClerck Earns Prestigious MREI Designation

May 10, 2022

Katheryn DeClerck, an HGAR instructor and member, earned the prestigious Master Real Estate Instructor designation (MREI) from the New York State Association of Realtors. DeClerck is one of a very select number of instructors in New York State who have achieved this designation. “We are pleased that Katheryn has been a long-standing faculty member at…

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Jennifer Maher to Become J. Philip Real Estate's Growth Coach

May 10, 2022

Jennifer Maher, a partner at J. Philip Real Estate, will become the firm’s first-ever Growth Coach. In this position, she will oversee the brokerage’s agent expansion as well as production growth for seasoned agents. Additionally, Maher will focus on agent and other ancillary support services. Maher will remain as an active partner, but she will…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Danielle Noak

May 9, 2022

Keeping it All in the Family A temporary position in her mother’s real estate office almost 30 years ago transitioned into a successful full-time career for Danielle Noak, a broker with Sandra Erickson Real Estate in the Bronx. “I guess it was really no surprise,” she admitted. “Mom was involved in real estate since I…

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Michele Johnson Appointed CFO at J. Philip Real Estate

April 13, 2022

BRIARCLIFF MANOR—Michele Johnson has been named Chief Financial Officer at locally-based independent real estate brokerage firm J. Philip Real Estate. In this position she will be responsible for the brokerage’s financial matters, including budgeting, reporting, statutory compliance, forecasting and company planning. Johnson has more than 35 years of financial and management experience. For the past…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Bart D’Andrea

April 11, 2022

A Bittersweet Farewell to REID’s Graphic Designer of 44 Years For the past 44 years, Bart D’Andrea has been the “man behind the scenes” of Real Estate In Depth and its predecessor publication Westchester Realtor—planning the newspaper layout, designing ads, and basically creating the look and feel of the Association’s award-winning publication. But this April…

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Ukrainian-American HGAR Member Launches Fundraiser for Ukraine

April 1, 2022

IRVINGTON—Luba Sydor, a Ukrainian-American Realtor with Houlihan Lawrence’s Irvington office, has launched a fundraising campaign for medical and military supplies for Ukraine’s Dnipro Territorial Defense Battalion, as Russia continues to wage war on the country. Sydor has established a special Amazon.com shopping list as a convenient way for people to donate much needed supplies: https://www.amazon.com/registries/custom/38Z8HUOB4WHKG…

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Walden Savings Bank Promotes Three Employees into New Leadership Roles

March 22, 2022

Walden Savings Bank recently announced the promotion of three of its employees into new leadership roles. Susan Wareka is the new Branch Manager of the Walden branch while both Susan Jones and Sally Doyle have been promoted into management positions at the Pine Bush branch. Wareka joined Walden Savings Bank as a teller in 2016,…

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Nakisha “Nicki” Carter Joins R2M Realty

March 22, 2022

Nakisha “Nicki” Carter has joined R2M Realty, Inc. in Rockland County as an agent. Carter has a reputation of delivering quality customer service and having great people skills. She has called Rockland County home for more than eight years. When not working on real estate, she works with special needs children and their families and…

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Christie's International Real Estate Westchester | Hudson Valley Welcomes Brian Metcalf & Rosalie Kunert-Sauter to Their Rockland Sales Galleries

March 22, 2022

Christie's International Real Estate Westchester | Hudson Valley announced that Brian Metcalf has joined the company in the firm’s New City Sales Gallery. Metcalf is a licensed real estate salesperson specializing in residential and commercial real estate working with developers, buyers, sellers, landlords and renters. He is a lifelong Rockland resident for 50 years. Metcalf…

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J. Philip Real Estate Welcomes New Agents to its Westchester & Putnam Offices.

March 22, 2022

J. Philip Real Estate reported recently it has added five new agents. New agents in the Westchester and Putnam offices include: Briarcliff office: Albert Papouchado, Alyssa Delmonaco and Simone Berger. The company also added Tara Benson and Holly Collins to its Putnam office. “Each of these agents possesses a unique set of skills that will…

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Donald Arace Promoted to Divisional Manager of Hudson United Mortgage

March 21, 2022

Hudson United Mortgage has announced that Donald Arace has been promoted to Divisional Manager. This new role encompasses originations production and staff for the entire Hudson United region. Arace is a 30-year veteran of the mortgage industry and provides quality experience and leadership. In his new role, he will help grow the Originations Banker/Broker platform…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Layla Boyles

March 18, 2022

Real Estate as a Second Act When Layla Boyles was in her early 20’s, she was enjoying an urban lifestyle living in Manhattan and working as a bartender while pursuing a career in theater. Armed with a theater degree, she was preparing to one day hit the great White Way—that is until her mother “dragged…

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Malia Alisa Leonard Joins Hollingsworth Real Estate Group of White Plains

March 1, 2022

Malia Alisa Leonard has joined Hollingsworth Real Estate Group of White Plains as a real estate salesperson. Leonard has had an impressive career in the hospitality and travel industries for the past 20 years. Over the last decade, she was able to pursue a lifelong dream and live a life that many aspire to have…

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Rosalva Schneider-Elliott Rejoins Houlihan Lawrence at Company's Irvington brokerage

February 10, 2022

Houlihan Lawrence has announced that seasoned real estate professional and top producer Rosalva Schneider-Elliott of Dobbs Ferry has re-joined Houlihan Lawrence at the company’s Irvington brokerage. Schneider-Elliott, who is returning to Houlihan Lawrence from Compass, has many years of experience in real estate sales in Westchester and New York City. While at Houlihan Lawrence, she…

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R2M Realty Welcomes Maureen Schroder & Patricia Nardone to its Company

February 10, 2022

R2M Realty, Inc. has welcomed NY/NJ Licensed RE Salesperson Maureen Schroder to its Pearl River location. The 14-year real estate veteran is a lifelong resident of South Orangetown. She currently resides in Blauvelt with her husband and two children. Before real estate, she worked at Verizon as a Budget administrator, reporting directly to the Director…

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