Kennedy succeeds Michael Graessle, the 2011 President of the Westchester Putnam Association of REALTORS® (WPAR), Ron Garafalo, the former President of the Orange County Associations of REALTORS® (OCAR), and Bill Thorne, formerly the President of the Rockland County Board of REALTORS® (RCBOR).
Kennedy has been in the real estate business for more than 25 years, and has been involved with the former WPAR and Westchester County Board of REALTORS® (WCBR) since 1986. She is a former owner/broker of her own agency and is currently an Associate Broker with Houlihan Lawrence.
She was a past President of the Westchester Putnam Multiple Listing Service and has served as a Director for both the New York State Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS.®
Over the years, she has served on every committee at WPAR and WCBR, has been a top sales producer for both dollar volume and sales in Westchester County, and was honored as “REALTOR® of the Year” in 1997.
Katheryn De Clerck of BHG Rand in Warwick has been named HGAR’s President-Elect for 2013. Four HGAR* Regional Vice Presidents have also been elected: Diane Cummins of Prudential Holmes & Kennedy in Somers; Gail Fattizzi of Westchester Real Estate Inc. in Eastchester;
John Barrett of Admiral Real Estate Services in Bronxville was re-elected as President of the Association’
The Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS®* (HGAR) is a not-for-profit trade association covering over 9,000 real estate professionals doing business in Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, and Orange counties. HGAR* is comprised of the former Westchester Putnam Association of REALTORS® (WPAR), Rockland County Board of REALTORS® (RCBR) and Orange County Association of REALTORS® (OCAR). All three groups voted to merge into the new HGAR* group earlier this year. The name change is pending approval by the National Association of REALTORS. ®
*Name pending approval
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The Westchester Putnam Association of REALTORS®, Inc. (WPAR Inc.), a non-profit trade association, represents 7,500 real estate professionals in Westchester and Putnam Counties. It also owns and operates the Westchester-