Written by Staten Island Board of Realtors on March 23rd, 2018.
Staten Island Board of Realtors® celebrates outstanding performance during day showcasing many of the latest innovations in real estate products, services and technologies
Staten Island, N.Y. – The Staten Island Board of Realtors® (SIBOR) honored its best-achieving members on March 22 during an awards breakfast at the start of its annual Realtor® Day & Trade Show at the Hilton Garden Inn, Bloomfield.
The SIBOR Top Producer Club designations are awarded annually to associate brokers and sales associates for exceptional listing and selling activity. The breakfast was sponsored by Freedom Mortgage.
Gathering at the Staten Island Board of Realtors® (SIBOR) Top Producer Club Awards Breakfast at the Hilton Garden Inn, Bloomfield, are Phyllis Cangro, chair of Realtor® Day & Trade Show; Michael Blasi, president of SIBOR; Wan Qing Wu, recipient of the 2017 SIBOR Rising Star Award, and Sandy Kreuger, CEO of SIBOR.
The featured guest speaker at the breakfast, which recognized SIBOR’s Top Producers of 2017, was Laura Gadja, vice president of development at Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC). SIBOR is helping to raise funds for RUMC’s efforts to help children with cancer.
The awards ceremony was followed by the trade expo, which attracted hundreds of attendees, and over 90 vendors who showcased agent-supporting innovations in real estate products, services and technologies.
“Our Top Producers are an asset to the clients and customers they represent and the community of Staten Island,” said Michael Blasi, president of SIBOR. “It is a joy to celebrate their achievements.”
Among those honored were Bella Grossman and Matthew Black, who were each inducted into SIBOR’s Top Producer Club Hall of Fame for being a Top Producer for a minimum of 10 consecutive years. Wan Qing Wu received the SIBOR Rising Star Award, given each year to the Top Producer honoree with the least amount of time in the industry. Winners in the Commercial category were Antoneta Licollari, the McGowan–Nixon Team, and the Scott Dobrin Team.
The other recipients of the SIBOR Top Producer Club awards for performance in 2017 are:
Eric Bacelli; Robert Bianco; Cindy Cheung; Kawing Chiu; Elizabeth Del Priore; Cynthia Dgheim; Hong Agnes Fong; Dritan (Tony) Gashi; Maged Girgis; Ann Grande; Jiayi Hu; Matthew Jablonsky; Tsun Ming Lau; Gaetano Marasa; Nicole Molinini; Margaret Power; Anthony Ragucci; Giovanni Randazzo; Michael Santangelo; Gail Sweeney; Salvatore Taormina; Wei Liang Zhen, and the following real estate teams: Team Finest; Lebron Team Real Estate; The McKenna Team, and the Papirov-Tsomik Team.
Vladimir Barman; Teresa Carmona; Sandra Cascio; Becky Chum; Chanpen Cronin; Raya Daniels; Jo Ann Della Rocca; Denis Donovan; Atef Dosse; Tiffany Feng; Ilona Fotiadou-Bludov; Elaine Gil; Bella Grossman; Tianting Huang; Teresa Ieraci; Celia Iervasi; Krzysztof Kania; Edie Lederman; Irene Lee; Victor Li; Christopher Long; Joyce Marchione; Jessica Matute; Nedzmijia Metjaic; Allison Mireau; James Molinell; Jose Oropeza; Lauren Orosz; Nicola Papandrea; Kristina Patafio; Kristen Petino; Nancy Pezzolla; Michele Picciallo; Francis Shearon; Lori Sinagra; Virginia Spaventa; Nicholas Tortora; Laura Vallone; YanFen Fanny Yang; Sheng Shawn Ye; Diane Yetman; Joyce Yu; Pamela Zappulla; Natalia Zukhovich, and the teams of: Agents to the Heroes Team; the DeLese-Malfi Sales Team, and the Scott Dobrin Team.
Maria Albanesi-Cortese; Jesse Aronovich; Ragheb Baig; Joanne Barracca; Valerie Bartolone; Kathleen Barzal; Maryann Batiancela; Albert Benzaken; Matthew Black; Jason Blake; Anthony Cammaroto; Dominick Canova; Audrey Casso; Nikki Nusrat Chaudry; Dun Ce Chen; Jinglin Chen; Pia Ciccarelli; Melissa Cosentino; Cristina Dattolo; Dawn Eugenio; Theresa Ferrara; Skender Alex Fici; Giovanni Galante; Natalie Garber; Kristina Gershteyn; Kim Goh; Ronald Guidone; Joseph Haskell; Christine Innamorato; Xiaoxin Jin; Roman Kats; Toni Lynn Kirby; Antoneta Licollari; James Lisa; Li Liu; Gina Liverano; Zalton Mapp; Steven Monterosso; RoseAngela Moore; Andrew Napoli; Robert Nixon; Erica Orlando; Marylou Palladino; Theresa Panarella; Joyce Powers; John Roda; Fatmir Frank Selovic; Chaim Steinberg; Marina Sulava; Cosimo Tacopino; Shi Cui Tang; Dale Taranto; Denise Tarkenton; Nina Timpone; Catherine Volpe; Elizabeth Walsh; Anthony Whalen; Donna Wong; Valerie Wonica; Wan Qing Wu; Stephanie Zhang, and the teams of: Bhuiyan Properties Team; Crossing Bridges Team; Team Gucciardo; The Mesa Team; Team Mucci, and The O’Connell Team.
The day’s sponsors were Freedom Mortgage; Residential Home Funding Corp., the Law Offices of Daniel J. Byrnes, Esq.; MLB Residential Lending; Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, and the Staten Island Multiple Listing Service.
The Top Producer Committee was co-chaired by Greg A. Sokol and Kevin M. Swetsky. The chair and vice chair of Realtor® Day & Trade Show were Phyllis Cangro and Erica Orlando, respectively.
About the Staten Island Board of REALTORS® (SIBOR)
Established in 1915, the Staten Island Board of REALTORS® (SIBOR) is the largest professional and trade association in Staten Island, N.Y.
SIBOR exists to enhance the ability and opportunity of its members to conduct their business successfully and ethically, and promote the preservation of the public’s right to own, transfer and use real property.
Comprised of more than 1,900 members, SIBOR serves real estate agents, brokers and affiliated professionals throughout the borough and surrounding areas.
SIBOR is the provider of the Staten Island Multiple Listing Service Inc. (SIMLS), which works as a clearinghouse through which more than 250 local real estate firms exchange information on properties they have listed for sale. Together, its members participate in over 5,000 real estate transactions every year.
All SIBOR Realtors belong to the New York State Association of REALTORS® (NYSAR) and the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR).