|Sharon Ciminelli was installed as the 112th President of BNAR|
“Ciminelli goes above and beyond to further her personal and professional development and is a champion for the real estate industry and in her community. A Realtor for 30 years, Sharon also serves as Crossing Guard to the Amherst Police Department. In addition, Sharon and her certified therapy dog Buster, visit nursing homes and the Buffalo Airport as part of the SPCA’s Paws for Love program with the goal of putting smiles on everyone’s faces.
“Being an animal advocate she is devoting her energy to the SPCA Serving Erie County, her designated charity for 2016,” said John B. Leonardi, BNAR Chief Executive Officer. “Even at the inaugural event, supplies and certificates to adopt a puppy, dog, kitten or cat were auctioned off as a way to raise money for the SPCA Serving Erie County, he added.”
Her Presidential theme for 2016 is “United as One.” Realtors come from different backgrounds and countries; we all work together, diligently with buyers and sellers so that they can plant deep roots in our community and make our industry professional, respectable and relevant. Her commitment to Real Estate is strong with her goal to better the Real Estate industry for future generations.
|Mike McDonough, Realtor of the Year Recipient|
At the event, Michael McDonough of Hunt Real Estate ERA was named Realtor of the Year and Shelia Ferrentino of RealtyUSA WNY, was named Realtor-Associate of the Year. The awards are based on exemplary service and participation in the BNAR, the Real Estate community, the National and State Association and involvement and service in civic, community, church and charitable projects as well as business accomplishments
|Shelia Ferrentino, Realtor-Associate of the Year Award Recipient|
Directors serving three year terms are: Ann Edwards-Realty Edge, Bill Higgins-MJ Peterson Real Estate, John Kopera-Realty USA WNY and Donna Littlefield-Realty USA WNY. One year terms as Director at Large are Peter F. Hunt-Hunt Real Estate ERA and Matthew Whitehead-Realty USA WNY. Appointed as Regional Director is John Wallin-Nothnagle Realtors who is representing Genesee Valley and Elaine McCune-MJ Peterson Real Estate who is representing Niagara County.
|Officers and Directors being sworn into office|