NYSAR Leadership Team

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2022 NYSAR President Jennifer Vucetic


Vucetic, Broker/Owner of EXIT Realty Empire Associates in Clifton Park, has been a REALTOR® for 16 years.

She was named REALTOR® of the Year by the Greater Capital Association of REALTORS® (GCAR) in 2016, served as the 2017 New York State Women’s Council of REALTORS® president and was the regional vice president for the National Women’s Council of REALTORS®.

Nationally, Vucetic is a 2020 graduate of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Leadership Academy. She is a 2012 graduate of the New York State Association of REALTORS®’ (NYSAR) Leadership Academy and a 2019 REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) Hall of Fame inductee. She serves as a Region 2 RPAC Trustee and is on the REALTOR® Safety committee.

Contact Information:

Exit Realty Empire Associates

805 NY-146, Clifton Park, NY 12065
Phone: 518.879.6318 • Fax: 833.518.3948
Email [email protected]

2022 President-elect John Vernazza


A REALTOR® for 22 years, Vernazza is an associate broker for Prendamano Real Estate in Staten Island.

Named NYSAR REALTOR® of the Year in 2017, Vernazza was also the NYSAR Metro Regional vice president in 2015–16 and was named REALTOR® of the Year of the Staten Island Board of REALTORS® in 2010.

He has served and chaired numerous national, state and local committees, including currently serving on the Board of Directors for the National Association of REALTORS® and the REALTOR® Party Member Involvement Committee. At the state level, Vernazza currently serves as chair of the Statewide Forms Committee and vice chair of the Executive Committee. He also serves on the Budget and Finance Committee, Organizational Planning Committee, and Investment Committee.

An active Rotarian, Vernazza was the 2018–2019 president of the South Shore Rotary and was the organizations Rotarian of the Year in 2012. He is also a Paul Harris Fellow, the most prestigious award a Rotarian can receive.

Contact Information:

Prendamano Real Estate

1911 Richmond Ave Suite 200, Staten Island, NY 10314
Phone: 718-816-7799 • Fax: 718-727-0137
Email [email protected]

2022 Secretary-Treasurer Joe Rivellino

A REALTOR® for nearly two decades, Joe Rivellino is the broker/owner of Rivellino Realty in Warsaw, NY.

Rivellino was president of the Buffalo Niagara Association of REALTORS® in 2015 and was named REALTOR® of the Year for the Genesee Valley Board of REALTORS® in 2009.

Rivellino has been actively involved at the local, state, and national level, serving as a director for the National Association of REALTORS® in 2015 and as a NYSAR Regional Vice President from 2019–2020.

He is currently chair of the Budget and Finance, and Investment committees at the state level. He also serves as vice chair of the Statewide Forms Committee.

Locally, he has served on numerous committees for the Buffalo Niagara Association of REALTORS®, including the Board of Directors, Government Affairs Committee, Executive Finance Committee and Governance Committee.

In his community, Rivellino was on the Board of Directors of the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce for 10 years and helped organize a major relief drive to assist hurricane victims in Texas.

Contact Information:

Rivellino Realty

250 N Main St, Warsaw, NY 14569
Phone: 585-786-8282 • Fax:
Email [email protected]