Regional Vice Presidents

NYSAR's 2017 Regional Vice Presidents

Adirondack Region - Kathie Spangler

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Spangler, a REALTOR for 13 years, is an associate broker with Equitas Realty in Glens Falls and Saratoga Springs, NY.

Spangler is a past president of the Southern Adirondack REALTORS (SAR) and currently a director on the board. She has also served as a director for its multiple listing service. She has served on multiple SAR committees including grievance, strategic planning, community outreach, affiliates, scholarship and finance. Spangler also holds membership with the Greater Capital Association of REALTORS, previously serving on its strategic planning committee. She is a member of the Women’s Council of REALTORS. 

At the state level, Spangler serves on numerous committees including multiple listing issues and policies, education management and professional standards. She has also served on NYSAR’s Board of Directors. 

On the national level, she attended the National Association of REALTORS Leadership Conference in 2013. 

Contact: Kathie Spangler, Equitas Realty, 38 High Rock Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866; (518) 542-0294; kathiespangler1@gmail.com 

Capital Region - Cathy Griffin

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Griffin, a REALTOR for 28 years, is an associate broker with Keller Williams Realty Capital District in Delmar, NY. 

Griffin is a member of the Greater Capital Association of REALTORS (GCAR), where she served as the association’s 2015 president. She previously chaired GCAR’s Broker/Owner/Managers Council and served on numerous committees including strategic planning, grievance, professional standards and education and member services. She was named GCAR’s REALTOR of the Year in 2015. Griffin also previously served as secretary and treasurer for the Women’s Council of REALTORS, and received the Member of the Year Award in 1997. 

At the state level, Griffin has served on the NYSAR Board of Directors since 2010. She currently serves on several committees including organizational planning, issues mobilization, and multiple listings issues and policies. 

At the national level, Griffin previously served on the State and Local Issues Committee.

Contact: Cathy Griffin, Keller Williams Capital District, 180 Delaware Ave., Delmar, NY 12054; (518) 331-1412; cburkegriffin@gmail.com


Central Region - Donald Radke

Don_Radke_webRadke, a REALTOR for 40 years, is the broker/owner of FM Realty Group in Fayetteville, NY.

Radke is an active member and past president of the Greater Syracuse Association of REALTORS, where he has chaired the Legislative Committee and served on multiple others including the Education Committee, Finance Committee, and the Marketing Task Force. He is a past president of the Central New York Information Service, Inc., where he currently serves as vice president, and serves on the Board of Managers for the New York State Alliance of MLSs. Radke is also a New York State certified real estate instructor.

At the state level, Radke is a member of the NYSAR Board of Directors and has served on several committees including professional standards, multiple listing issues and policies and housing opportunities.

On the national level, Radke has previously served on the National Association of REALTORS Board of Directors.

Contact: Donald Radke, FM Realty Group, 6838 E. Genesee Street, Fayetteville, NY 13066; (315) 637-5195; fmrealty@aol.com 


Genesee Region - Andrew Burke

Andy_BurkeBurke, a REALTOR for 15 years, is an associate broker at RE/MAX Realty Group in Pittsford, NY. 

Burke is a past president of the Greater Rochester Association of REALTORS (GRAR). He has previously served on numerous committees including professional development, strategic planning and industry advocacy. From 2011-2012, he chaired the Genesee Region Information Service (GENRIS). He was named GRAR’s REALTOR of the Year in 2008 and the Rookie of the Year in 2002. He also serves on the board of Upstate New York Real Estate Information Services LLC.

At the state level, Burke has chaired the Multiple Listing Issues and Policies Committee and is currently a member of the executive, organizational planning, professional standards and professional standards steering committees. 

On the national level, Burke served for two years on the National Association of REALTORS’ (NAR) Board of Directors and on the Land Use Committee. He has also been appointed as one of NYSAR’s representatives to NAR for a three-year term beginning this year. 

Burke, a former marketing executive with Fortune 100 corporations, holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Contact: Andrew Burke, RE/MAX Realty Group, 40 Grove Street, Pittsford, NY 14534; (585) 218-6839; ajburke@rochester.rr.com

Lower Hudson Region - Harding Mason

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A REALTOR for more than 30 years, Mason is an associate broker with Houlihan Lawrence in Katonah. 

Mason is a past president and current member of the Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS (HGAR), where he also served on the Board of Directors. He was named the board’s REALTOR of the Year in 2009 and previously served as a trustee for the HGAR Foundation.

On the state level, Mason has served on the NYSAR Board of Directors since 2002. He has served on or chaired numerous committees including: multiple listing issues and policies; legislative steering; legal action; professional standards; and REALTORS Political Action Committee (RPAC) Trustees. Mason is also a graduate of the NYSAR Leadership Academy. 

On the national level, Mason served as a local board president director for the National Association of REALTORS in 2007 and 2008.
 

Contact: Harding Mason, Houlihan Lawrence, 143 Katonah Ave., Katonah, NY 10536; (914)232-5007; hmason@houlihanlawrence.com


Metropolitan Region - Laura Copersino

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Copersino, a REALTOR for 13 years, is the associate broker and sales manager at Douglas Elliman Real Estate in Bayside, NY. 

Active in her local board, she was 2015 president of the Long Island Board of REALTORS (LIBOR). She also served as chair of the Education Committee and as a member of several other committees including professional standards, legislative and REALTORS Political Action Committee (RPAC). She is also a recipient of LIBOR’s REALTOR of the Year award. She is a certified real estate instructor and has served as a director for the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island. She is a long-standing member of the Chinese American Real Estate Association (CAREA), where she teaches continuing education, fair housing and ethics. 

Copersino has served as a NYSAR director since 2010 and on numerous committees including education management, organizational planning, and fair housing and cultural diversity. She is a past member of the NYSAR REALTORS Honor Society.

She currently serves on the State and Local Issues Committee and as a director for the National Association of REALTORS. 
 

Contact: Laura Copersino, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, 3629 Bell Blvd., Bayside, NY 11361; (718) 631-8900; lcopersino@elliman.com


Southern Tier Region - Melissa Miller Fedrizzi

Melissa Miller FedrizziMiller Fedrizzi, a REALTOR for 20 years, is broker/owner of RE/MAX In Motion in Ithaca, NY. 

She is a past president of the Ithaca Board of REALTORS, where she was named 2015 REALTOR of the Year. She also holds membership with the Elmira-Corning Regional Association of REALTORS and is an MLS member with the Greater Rochester Association of REALTORS.  Locally, she serves on numerous committees including education, finance, and the board of directors. She is also a certified mediator and is an instructor of real estate training classes.
  
At the state level, Miller Fedrizzi has served on the Education Committee, Professional Standards Committee and the Second-home, Resort and Global Markets Committee.
 

Contact: Melissa Miller Fedrizzi, Re/Max in Motion, 313 North Meadow St., Ithaca, NY 14850, (607) 277-1500; melissa.miller@remax.net

Western Tier - Louis Vinci

Louis VinciVinci, a REALTOR for 30 years, is an associate broker with RealtyUSA in Tonawanda, NY. 

He is a member of the Buffalo-Niagara Association of REALTORS (BNAR), where he served as the president in 2013 and was named BNAR REALTOR-Associate of the Year in 2011. Vinci has served on or chaired numerous committees including technology, strategic planning and government affairs.

At the state level, Vinci has served on several committees including nominating, Article 12-A, and second-home, resort and global markets. He also serves on NYSAR’s Board of Directors.

Contact: Louis Vincii, RealtyUSA, 2427 Sheridan Dr., Tonawanda, NY 14150; (716) 837-7500; lvincisold@gmail.com
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