NYSAR Leadership Team

2016 NYSAR President Linda Bonarelli Lugo, ABR, CIPS, CRB, CRS, GRI, ITI,SRES, e-Pro, CBR

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A REALTOR for more than 30 years, Lugo is the broker-owner of Realty Masters North Shore in Huntington, NY.
 
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 11 years.
 
At the national level, 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.
 
Lugo is also a New York State Department of State certified real estate instructor, who teaches the salesperson licensing course


2016 NYSAR President-Elect Dawn Carpenter, CPM

A REALTOR for more than 16 years, Carpenter is the broker-owner of Dawning Real Estate in Staten Island, NY.
 
Carpenter is a past president of the Staten Island Board of REALTORS (SIBOR) and chair of the Staten Island Multiple Listing Service. 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 SIBOR’s REALTOR of the Year in 2008. She also holds memberships in the Brooklyn board, Columbia-Greene board and Greater Capital association.
 
At the state level, she has chaired the REALTORS Political Action Committee (RPAC) Trustees and the Organizational Planning Committee. She has served on numerous other NYSAR committees including legal action, legislative policy and professional standards steering. She has also served on the NYSAR Board of Directors and executive committee for several years. She was named the association’s REALTOR of the Year in 2011.
 
At the national level, Carpenter has served as a National Association of REALTORS director and as a member of the Commercial Committee and Federal Technology Policy Advisory Board. She currently serves as chair of the Property Management Forum. She is a regular attendee of NAR’s national conference and is a Golden R RPAC Hall of Fame member.
 
Carpenter is also actively involved in the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), serving on its Legislative Policy Committee. She is a past president of the IREM Greater New York Chapter #26 and was its Certified Property Manager of the Year in 2008.

2016 NYSAR Secretary/Treasurer CJ DelVecchio, CBR, GRI

A REALTOR for more than 19 years, DelVecchio is an associate broker with Warren Real Estate in Ithaca.
 
DelVecchio is a past president of the Ithaca Board of REALTORS. She has chaired or served on numerous local board committees as well as having served several terms on the board of directors. She was recognized as the Ithaca board’s REALTOR of the Year in 2001. She received the board’s President’s Award in 2006, Housing Opportunities Award in 2007 and Mentor Award in 2013. 
 
At the state level, she has served as a two-term Regional Vice President for the Southern Tier and as a NYSAR mentor. Additionally, she has chaired several committees including legislative steering, professional standards and communications and public relations. She has served on numerous other committees including organizational planning, legal action and executive. She has served on the NYSAR Board of Directors, and is a long-time supporter of the REALTORS Political Action Committee (RPAC).
 
At the national level, DelVecchio has served on the NAR RPAC Participation Council and on the board of directors.

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Home sales in the Empire State dipped slightly from one year ago, but still hit the second highest total on record for October. The 11,201 closed sales in October 2016 represents the second highest total for the month after the 12,003 sold in October 2015. Click here to read more.