Date: 11/5/09

REALTORS® Elect Officers, Present Awards

(Albany, NY) The Greater Capital Association of REALTORS®, Inc. (GCAR), a 3,100 member association of real estate professionals, at its November 3rd  Annual Meeting of the Membership, elected officers and directors to take office January 1, 2010. Several members were also rec0gnized with industry awards. The meeting was held at The Desmond in Colonie and was chaired by GCAR president Sandra Nardoci.

Elected at the meeting were:

GCAR Officers

President:  Laurene Curtin, Albany Realty Group, Colonie

President-Elect: Paul Semanek, Realty USA, Clifton Park

Secretary/Treasurer: Nina Amadon, Weichert, REALTORS®, Northeast Group, Loudonville

GCAR Directors

Anthony Garufi, Fraida Varah Real Estate Group, Albany

Joel Koval, Realty USA, Clifton Park

Judy Rosen, Judy Rosen Real Estate, Albany

Janna Shillinglaw, Keller Williams Capital District, Latham

Jenny Zigrosser, Weichert, REALTORS®, Northeast Group, Delmar

New York State Association of REALTORS® Directors

Marie Bettini, Albany Realty Group, Colonie

Cathy Griffin, RE/MAX Premier, Delmar

Peter Staniels, Weichert, REALTORS®, Northeast Group, Guilderland

Capital Region Multiple Listing Service, Inc. Directors

Jason Christiana, Prudential Manor Homes, Colonie

Willie Miranda, Miranda Real Estate Group, Clifton Park

Awards were presented to:

REALTORS® Honor Society

Marie Bettini, Albany Realty Group, Colonie

Laurene Curtin, Albany Realty Group, Colonie

Sandra Nardoci, Prudential Manor Homes, Guilderland

NYS Real Estate Education Foundation Scholarships

Jacqueline Bittner, Weichert, REALTORS®, Northeast Group, Clifton Park

June Kenfield, Weichert, REALTORS®, Northeast Group, Clifton Park

Janice Styles-Hall, Coldwell Banker Prime Properties, Clifton Park

Karen Wojcik-Hess, Prudential Manor Homes, Clifton Park

GCAR is a professional trade association representing 3,100 real estate professionals in the Capital Region. GCAR is the “Voice For Real Estate™ In The Capital Region.”