NYSAR Leadership Team

2014 NYSAR President J.P. Endres 

A REALTOR® for 19 years, Endres is a licensed broker and office manager with Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty, recently moving from the company’s White Plains office to its New City, NY location.

Endres 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 was recognized as the local board’s REALTOR of the Year in 2004.

Her previous NYSAR service included chairing the budget and finance, investment, organizational planning, professional standards, and the communications and public relations committees. She has served on numerous other NYSAR committees including legal action, 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 has served as a National Association of REALTORS director and as a member of the Professional Standards Committee. She currently serves on 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 has done volunteer work with numerous organizations including Westchester Interfaith Housing Corporation, Hearts for the Homeless, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Hudson River Swim for Life and the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.

Contact information: BHG Rand Realty, 268 South Main St., New City, NY • Phone: (845) 634-4202 • Fax: (845) 634-1967 • Email: jp.endres@randrealty.com 

2014 NYSAR President-elect Michael Smith

A REALTOR® for more than 34 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 has served as chair of NYSAR’s Budget and Finance Committee, Investment Committee, 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 serves on the Land Use, Property Rights and Environmental Issues Committee. He 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: mikesmith@nothnagle.com

2014 NYSAR Secretary/Treasurer Linda Bonarelli Lugo

A REALTOR for more than 25 years, Bonarelli Lugo is the broker-owner of Realty Executives North Shore, in Huntington, NY.

Bonarelli Lugo is a past president of the Long Island Board of REALTORS® (LIBOR) and the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island. Additionally, she has served on or chaired numerous local board committees as well as having served on the board of directors for many years. She was recognized as LIBOR’s REALTOR® of the Year in 2009.

At the state level, she has chaired the legislative steering, legislative forum, issues mobilization, professional standards and international real estate committees. She has served on numerous other NYSAR committees including organizational planning, executive, budget and finance, and fair housing and cultural diversity. She has served on the NYSAR Board of Directors for 10 years.

At the national level, Bonarelli Lugo has served as a National Association of REALTORS director and as a member of the Professional Standards Committee. She currently serves on the Risk Management Committee. She is a regular attendee of NAR’s national conference and is a Sterling “R” supporter of the REALTORS Political Action Committee (RPAC). She has served as the Federal Political Coordinator to Congressmen Steve Israel since 2009.

Bonarelli Lugo is also a New York State Department of State certified real estate instructor, who teaches the salesperson licensing course.

Active in her community, Bonarelli Lugo has helped raise funds for the Children’s Miracle Network and is the founder of the Animal Response and Rescue Coalition.


Contact information: Realty Executives North Shore, 1740 E Jericho Turnpike, Huntington, NY • Phone: (631) 499-4040• Fax: (631) 8248
• Email: lindalugo@lindalugo.com