Quarter 1 | 2018 Edition
THE SIGNATURE PREMIER
POST FASTEST GROWING REAL ESTATE COMPANY
2017 was an awesome year! We increased our total sales volume by over 41%, making us the fastest growing real estate company on Long Island. Over the years, we have grown and accomplished so much but remain a family.
BEST OF LONG ISLAND 2017 AND 2018 We are so proud to announce that we won Best of Long Island for Best Real Estate Company for a second year in a row and our very own Kathy Viard won Best Real Estate Broker for 2018!
2017 AWARDS CEREMONY
To celebrate our 2017 successes, we came together at HONU for our Annual Awards Ceremony! We had so much fun celebrating our amazing agents that have worked so hard to make Signature so successful. We also announced our newest Signature Cares project, Weekly Walk For A Cause, which is a 15 week initiative for each office to choose a cause close to their hearts to support in their local community. Congrats to all our winners and thank you ALL for your hard work!
New Additions To Our Family Christina Galante | Babylon Stevianne Ognibene | Babylon Lori Papadopoulos | Cold Spring Harbor Krista Oliver | Cold Spring Harbor Sharif Younis | Dix Hills Deborah Varone | Dix Hills Cynthia Cummings | Dix Hills Anthony Chirico | East Northport Sally Dessart | East Northport Christy Banks | East Northport Cathy Bennett | East Northport Susanne Mack | East Northport Nadine Jean | East Northport Scott Ramage | East Northport Coralia Abreu | East Northport Lori Zoegall- Kelleher | East Northport Lisa Pisano | East Northport Shawn Waller | East Northport Lori Ann Dredger | Garden City Anthony Finazzo | Garden City Jose Lujambio | Garden City Elizabeth Reisch | Garden City Channon Gordon | Garden City Kingsley Egede | Garden City Linda Williams | Huntington Lorraine Moles | Huntington Lisa Leggio | Huntington Eliot Lonardo | Huntington Andrew Maisch | Huntington Anthony Garziano | Huntington Thomas Frem | Merrick Marsha Dâ€™Andrea | Merrick Phyllis Rothstein | Merrick Shravan Kothari | Merrick Denise Gerber | Merrick Olivia Armao | Merrick Michael Toporek | Merrick Carol Fontana | Merrick Christine Braun | Merrick Patricia Gosman | Northport Michael Powers | Patchogue Cassandra Cochran | Patchogue Minnie Kostoff | Patchogue Dianne Melendez | Patchogue Steven Guaridique | Patchogue Peter Calabrese | Rockville Centre Constance Darnulc | Rockville Centre Thomas DiFusco | Rockville Centre Freslin Fresnel | Rockville Centre Dexter Williams | Rockville Centre Konstantin Zaviyalov | Rockville Centre Denise McDermott | Rockville Centre Tina Rossetti | Rockville Centre Julissa Almonte | Rockville Centre Christopher Powers | Smithtown Laurie Linkletter | Smithtown Raymond Powers | Smithtown Dina Powers | Smithtown Stella DeRosa | Smithtown LizMarie Goldberg | Smithtown Cory Goldberg | Smithtown Vanessa Soda | Smithtown Michael Anno | Smithtown Matthew Ellner | Smithtown Jean Gillin | Smithtown Le-Ann Vicquery | Smithtown Linda Schettini | Smithtown Briana Murphy | Smithtown Stephanie Tencic | Smithtown Robert Lettieri | Smithtown Kristin Lettieri | Smithtown Deborah Lettieri | Smithtown Danielle Berro | Syosset
BAHAMAS COMPANY RETREAT
ALWAYS LEARNING | ALWAYS GROWING
BOOM TOWN CLASS
WORKING BY REFERRAL
Warm weather and beautiful beaches! We had a lot of fun in the sun in the Bahamas during our bi-annual Signature Company Retreat! SignaturePremier.com
PEAK PRODUCER 2
TOP PRODUCERS DINNER
WALT WHITMAN KIOSK
Our Signature display at Walt Whitman Mall was a hit!
NEW DEVELOPMENT DIVISION
Pete and Kathy treated our top agents to a special dinner and a fun night at Rare650 in Syosset. Congratulations to each of you!
NEW YORK SPORTS CLUB
Through a collaborative effort, our goal is to continue to grow our new development division by increasing the size, scope, and number of new projects that we market and sell. Our newest development, Majestic Pines, has 59 new homes being built!
To kick off a healthy & prosperous 2018, Signature is offering a FREE membership to New York Sports Club for our agents and employees!
Our first sales meeting for Majestic Pines was educational and we are excited to start selling! The builders, Paramount Homes talked about the new development project in the Patchogue-Medford School District. It is the largest single-family home development in the Town of Brookhaven. For more info, visit www.majesticpinesli.com. 3
We are so proud of Kathy Martin, our Running Realtor. She was awarded the Female Overall Winner in the WMA Best Masters Athletes Awards for 2017. This Award is recognition of her outstanding achievements during 2017.
THE REAL DEAL AD
We were thrilled to have such a successful Blood Drive! Thank you to all the agents that promoted this event to the community, and to those that donated. We a great turnout and collected from over 40 donors! SignaturePremier.com
Be sure to check out our ad in The Real Deal! We are really dedicated, we are really knowledgeable and we really do care about our community. We are The Real Deal. 4
EASTER BASKET MAKING
THE BEST OF LI EVENT
Thank you to all our agents for donating and helping make the Easter holiday special for those less fortunate. Our agents came together to donate Easter items and help assemble baskets for charities across Long Island. We donated over 200 baskets!
Our office managers came together to enjoy the Bethpage Best of Long Island VIP Winnerâ€™s Event to celebrate our win for Best of Long Island! We are so proud to have won Best Real Estate Company for the second year in a row and proud of Kathy Kirby Viard for winning Best Real Estate Broker! Ensignia Premier Title also won Best Title Company!
WALK FOR A CAUSE Check out our event website for the full walk schedule | www.signaturestrides.com Admin Day, April 25th • Bring Your Child to Work Day, April 26th Open House Weekend, May 5th-6th • Visiting Nurse Service Run, May 12th Family Fun Day, June 21st • Massapequa Park Grand Opening, TBA
SIGNATURE SPOTLIGHT Behind every one of our agents and staff there is a wonderful support system. We love to celebrate each other’s greatest moments together! Below are some of our loved ones most recent accomplishments. Keep making us proud!
JoAnn Aronson’s daughter, Samantha Papadopolous was named Rookie of the Week twice in 2017 and earned one ECAC Rookie of the Week mention for her Women’s Cross-Country team. Bonnie Amenita’s daughter had a baby! Grayson Christopher Conway was born on January 11th, 7lbs 4ozs to Lauren & William Conway. Hernan Serrano’s daughter, Alexa, was fast track promoted to the Private Wealth Management team at Goldman Sachs. Her new responsibilities include servicing the investment portfolios for high net worth clients of the firm. Anthony Perrotta was a 2018 Stars Under 40 honoree. The event recognized some of the most outstanding businesspersons, bankers, developers, attorneys and entrepreneurs under the age of 40. Diane DeSantis’ daughter, Theresa Fortunato, became engaged to her boyfriend Michael! And one of her sons, Michael Fortunato, was promoted from Lieutenant to Captain in the FDNY. Diane also enjoyed a surprise milestone birthday party her family threw for her! Starting off 2018 with lots of great things! Janet Ciafardoni’s daughter, Carolyn, made the Fall 2017 Dean’s list at the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC. Karen Humphrey’s daughter, Devin Humphreys, got engaged February 18th to a wonderful man, Ryan Gerow. Marisa Doonan’s son, Dylan Brinn, costarred in Finley Middle Schools play Mulan. Rachel Malin’s daughter, Zoe, will be attending NorthWestern University the Medill School of Journalism and she has accepted an internship position as a writer for the Long Island Herald Gazette. Kim Kosiba’s daughter, Isabella Kosiba, received an award for drawing from the Heckscher Museum in Huntington for a drawing that she did. She is the first student to receive this honor for Smithtown Christian School. SignaturePremier.com
This quarter's newletter is full of giving back to our communities, celebrating our achievements and having fun!