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Regional Vice Presidents

NYSAR's 2018 Regional Vice Presidents

Adirondack Region - Steven LaBombard

Steve LaBombard
LaBombard, a REALTOR for 14 years, is a sales associate with Fesette Realty in Plattsburgh, NY.

LaBombard is a past president of the Clinton County Board of REALTORS (CCBR). In addition to serving on the CCBR Board of Directors, he also served on numerous committees including professional standards, nominating and finance. He was named CCBR’s REALTOR of the Year in 2016.

On the state level, LaBombard is currently serving on several committees including issues mobilization, organizational planning, and legislative steering.  

Contact: Steven LaBombard, Fesette Realty, 176 US Oval, Plattsburgh, NY 12903; (518) 324-4500; steve@fesetterealty.com  

Capital Region - Cathy Griffin

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Griffin, a REALTOR for 30 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 executive, organizational planning, and issues mobilization. Griffin also serves on the Federal Political Coordinator (FPC) contact team for Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Paul Tonko.

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 more than 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 president of the Central New York Information Service, Inc., 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 organizational planning. 

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 - Toni Connors

Connors, a REALTOR for 36 years, is an associate real estate broker with Howard Hanna in Pittsford, NY.

Connors is an active member and past president of the Greater Rochester Association of REALTORS (GRAR). She currently serves on the GRAR Executive Committee and Strategic Planning Group, and has served on numerous committees including REALTOR Bar, governance, finance, professional standards, and member services. She serves on the REALTOR Charitable Foundation Board of Directors, the Women’s Council of REALTORS and others. In addition, she is a past president of the former Western Steuben-Allegany Board of REALTORS. 

At the state level, she has served on numerous committees including: professional standards; risk reduction; multiple listing issues and policies; executive; legislative policy; fair housing and cultural diversity. She has served on the Board of Directors since 2012, and is also a graduate of the NYSAR Leadership Academy. 

On the national level, Connors served as a director for National Association of REALTORS in 2016 and on the State & Local Issues Committee in 2017.  

Contact: Toni Connors, Howard Hanna, 33 South Main St., Pittsford, NY 14534; (585) 314-8664; toniconnors@howardhanna.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 currently serves 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: organizational planning; 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) 263-4618; hmason@houlihanlawrence.com


Metropolitan Region - Laura Copersino

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Copersino, a REALTOR for 14 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 more than 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 numerous committees including organizational planning, education management, professional standards, and more.
 

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 more than 30 years, is an associate broker with Howard Hanna Real Estate Services 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 housing opportunities, Article 12-A, and second-home, resort and global markets. He also serves on NYSAR’s Board of Directors.

Contact: Louis Vinci, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, 2427 Sheridan Dr., Tonawanda, NY 14150; (716) 837-7500; lvincisold@gmail.com
 
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