2013 NYSAR President Margaret Hartman
Hartman, a REALTOR® for 42 years, is the Lancaster office sales manager and associate broker for RealtyUSA in the Buffalo region.
Hartman served as president of the Buffalo Niagara Association of REALTORS® (BNAR) in 1994 and was named its REALTOR® of the Year in 2000. As a BNAR faculty member, Hartman has taught the NAR Code of Ethics course to REALTORS® throughout western New York. In addition, she teaches the Fair Housing course now required for New York State license renewal.
At the state level, Hartman has previously chaired the budget and finance, investment, professional standards and housing opportunities committees, and served as a director for the Housing Opportunities Foundation. A longtime member of the New York State Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors, she has actively participated in nearly all of the association’s committees during her 22-year involvement with the organization. She is a long-time supporter of the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) and a NYSAR faculty member. Hartman was awarded the association’s REALTOR® of the Year honor in 2007.
At the national level, Hartman has served as a National Association of REALTORS® director and was a member of the 2012 Diversity Committee. In recent years, she has served on the Professional Development Committee, the International Operations Committee and the Housing Opportunities Committee. She is a NAR-approved instructor for the “At Home with Diversity” course. She has served as the Federal Political Coordinator for Congressman Brian Higgins (D-NY) of the 27th District since 2008.
Hartman is also a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.
Contact information: RealtyUSA, 4909 Transit Road, Buffalo, NY • Phone: (716) 656-8999 • Fax: (716) 656-8698 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2013 NYSAR President-elect J.P. Endres Fein
A REALTOR for 18 years, Endres Fein is a licensed broker and office manager with Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty in White Plains, NY.
Endres Fein is a past president of the Westchester County Board of REALTORS (now the Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS (HGAR) where she has also served on and chaired numerous committees. She is a member of HGAR’s Board of Directors, and was recognized as the local board’s REALTOR of the Year in 2004.
At the state level, Endres Fein serves as chair of NYSAR’s Budget and Finance Committee and Investment Committee. She is a former chair of the Organizational Planning Committee, Professional Standards Committee, and the Communications and Public Relations Committee. She has served on numerous other state committees including legal action, professional standards steering, education management and international real estate. She is a 2009 graduate of the NYSAR Leadership Academy. She was also named the state association’s REALTOR of the Year in 2010.
At the national level, Endres Fein is a member of the Multiple Listing Issues and Policies Committee. She is a regular attendee of NAR’s national conference and is a President’s Circle and Crystal “R” supporter of the REALTORS Political Action Committee (RPAC).
Active in her community, Endres Fein has done volunteer work with numerous organizations including Westchester Interfaith Housing Corporation, Hearts for the Homeless, American Lung Cancer Society and the American Cancer Society’s “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” walk.
Contact information: BHG Rand Realty, 1 North Broadway, Suite 120, White Plains, NY • Phone: (914) 328-0333 • Fax: (914) 328-8607 • Email: email@example.com
2013 NYSAR Secretary/Treasurer Michael Smith
A REALTOR® for more than 33 years, Smith is a licensed associate broker with Nothnagle REALTORS® in Geneseo, NY.
Smith is a past president of the former Genesee Valley Board of REALTORS®, where he served on and chaired numerous committees. He served on the GVBR Board of Directors for more than 15 consecutive years. He is a member of the Greater Rochester Association of REALTORS® and the New York State Commercial Association of REALTORS®. As a New York State Certified Real Estate Instructor, he has written and taught numerous local board courses.
At the state level, Smith serves as chair of NYSAR’s Budget and Finance Committee and Investment Committee. He is the former chair of the Legislative Policy Forum, Legislative Steering Committee, Local Board Education Forum, and Organizational Planning Committee. He has served on numerous other state committees including legal action, education management, communications and public relations, and strategic planning. Smith also served as a Regional Vice President for the Genesee Region from 2005-2006. He is a 2008 graduate of the NYSAR Leadership Academy. He was also named the state association’s REALTOR® of the Year in 2008.
At the national level, Smith is a regular attendee of NAR’s national conference and is a Sterling “R” supporter of the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC).
Active in his community, Smith is a member of and consultant to the Genesee Valley Conservancy, an open space preservation group. He has also served as a Geneseo youth hockey coach, and is a supporter of the Teresa House Hospice and the Chances & Changes Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence, receiving its “Partners in Change” award in 2004.
Contact information: Nothnagle REALTORS, 81 Main Street, Geneseo, NY • Phone: (585) 243-3811• Fax: (585) 243-0029 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org