Welcome! New Additions to Our Family
THE SIGNATURE PREMIER POST April 1st - June 30th | 2nd Quarter | 2017
SPRING KICK OFF We got together at HONU Kitchen + Cocktails to announce our sponsorship of this year’s PinkTie event, the opening of our Rockville Centre office and our support to Mike Gebhardt’s fundraising efforts for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. All this positive news was a great way to welcome in the spring season!
SHRED-A-THON Our annual shred-a-thon was a great success. 7 of our offices participated and our customers and community came to support our green efforts. SignaturePremier.com
Dominic Lombardi | Babylon Kathleen Testani | Babylon Kathleen Camellerie | Cold Spring Harbor Denae Montesi | Cold Spring Harbor Patricia Frankel | Dix Hills Elizabeth Chinich | East Northport Katrina Cicero | East Northport Sheila Fragola | East Northport Tiana Fries | East Northport Tina Fries | East Northport Spencer Greenberg | East Northport Deborah Masterson | East Northport John Moorehead | East Northport Holly Newme | East Northport Patricia Tanksley | East Northport Catherine Zimmermann | East Northport Ron Giumenta | Floral Park Joseph Schwingl | Floral Park Nader Kassis | Garden City Jacqueline Matthews | Garden City Mark O’Rourke | Garden City Rosalie Pepitone | Garden City Melissa Giusto | Huntington Crystal Nelson | Huntington Suzanne Savino | Huntington Leslie Beder | Locust Valley Jia Lewin | Locust Valley Karen Charles | Merrick Robert Cordova | Merrick Dennis Newman | Merrick Teresa Weber | Merrick Jennifer Cusumano | Northport Lisa Marino | Northport Karen Webb | Northport Doreen Williamson | Northport Marie Alaia | Rockville Centre Julissa Almonte | Rockville Centre Jennifer Alt | Rockville Centre Charles Bianco | Rockville Centre Caryn Blum | Rockville Centre Mary Burns | Rockville Centre Jill Capozzi | Rockville Centre Ellen Caprino | Rockville Centre John Caprino | Rockville Centre Barbara Carano | Rockville Centre Christopher Carano | Rockville Centre Louis Castillo | Rockville Centre Amanda Cipolla | Rockville Centre Laura Jean Colonna | Rockville Centre Joseph Conneely | Rockville Centre Linda Cullin | Rockville Centre Rosa Dellamore | Rockville Centre Michael Dotzler | Rockville Centre Mohammad Gohar | Rockville Centre Walter Greene | Rockville Centre Ylana Hayes | Rockville Centre Glenn Hollins | Rockville Centre David Holmes | Rockville Centre Loretta Holmes | Rockville Centre Patricia Hotetz | Rockville Centre Cathy Iasello | Rockville Centre John Incao | Rockville Centre Kim Jackson | Rockville Centre Heidi Jarislowsky | Rockville Centre Joseph Jordano (Giordano) | Rockville Centre Elizabeth Lawlor Campbell | Rockville Centre Shoel Lowy | Rockville Centre Carol McCreedy | Rockville Centre Allison McNally | Rockville Centre Richard McQuillan | Rockville Centre Ronnie McQuillan | Rockville Centre Lisa Miller | Rockville Centre Gloria Molloy | Rockville Centre William Mundy | Rockville Centre Seffiyah Nichols | Rockville Centre Jane Nipitella | Rockville Centre Madeline O’Neill | Rockville Centre Ramon Paredes | Rockville Centre Denise Pollock | Rockville Centre Richard Quinn | Rockville Centre Malgorzata Ringston | Rockville Centre Lisa Salkey-Harmon | Rockville Centre Melanie Seaman | Rockville Centre Arlyne Smith- Hurt | Rockville Centre Patrice Spivey | Rockville Centre Araceli Thornton | Rockville Centre Josephine Tumminaro | Rockville Centre Oleg Volfman | Rockville Centre Kathy Weber | Rockville Centre Catherine Zavala | Rockville Centre Juliann Zipkin | Rockville Centre Erick Grier | Smithtown Courtney Lacey | Smithtown Julie LaCorte | Smithtown Janet Augustino | Syosset Fern Margolies | Syosset Kathryn Pezza | Syosset
OPTIMUM PARTNERSHIP We are proud to announce our partnership with Optimum! Our clients will now receive white glove concierge service, the best promotional pricing, as well as expedited installation dates and times.
YANKEE GAME Our second quarter contest winners enjoyed the Yankee Red Sox Game. Like Signature, Yankees are #1 in the league!
ADMIN DAY Happy Administrative Professionalsâ€™ Day! Thank you to all our hard-working admins, you are the absolute best!!!
VISITING NURSE SERVICE RUN
Thank you to all our agents for donating and helping make the Easter baskets for Helping Hand Rescue Mission. We donated over 150 baskets!
We sponsored the VNS Run, run for the health of it. Proceeds support their annual bereavement retreat for children. The rain did not stop our Signature Spirit! Thank you to all that participated in this wonderful cause!
MERRICK KID FEST
Our new Merrick office participated in their first community event. It was a beautiful day at the Merrick Chamber of Commerce Kid Fest!
One of our own, Susan Miller, was honored with the 2017 Harry & Sandy Chapin Arts & Humanitarian Award. The Huntington Arts Council celebrated with Cocktails, Dinner, Dancing and a Silent Auction. We love seeing members of our team recognized for their greatness! Co n g ra t u l a t i o n s Susan!
RISING STARS Congratulations to Greta Mclaughlin, April HughesKaufman, Debra Orr and Christine Ambrosio for winning the Rising Star Award from Long Island Business News!
TAKE YOUR CHILD TO WORK DAY Today on National Take Your Child To Work Day, we started the day with a Cookies and Milk Conference and then taught the kids about real estate, marketing, accounting, human resources and other core parts of Signature! A huge thanks to all that participated. This is the next generation of Signature agents!
LOCUST VALLEY GRAND OPENING
We had a wonderful time celebrating our NEW Locust Valley office! We are so excited to work within this beautiful community.
Our Peak Producer Mentor, Anthony Perrotta was featured in Buffini & Company Magazine!
MAN OF THE YEAR
A great time was had by all at the run for Caumsett 5K. Thanks to all that participated.
Mike Gebhardt ran for LLS Man of the Year. Team Sunshine Daydream placed second in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Man of the Year campaign with over $157,000 raised.
SMITHTOWN & KINGS PARK DAY Smithtown & Kings Park Day was awesome. Here are some of our favorite pics!
PINK TIE EVENT We didn’t let the rain stop us from being part of the 5th annual Pink Tie event. Signature was a premier sponsor and we had an amazing time supporting such a meaningful cause. Over $500,000 was raised for the Don Monti Memorial Research Foundation!
ROCKVILLE CENTRE GRAND OPENING Our agents came together to celebrate our newest Nassau county office. We are excited for the Exit Links Realty agents to join the Signature family.
COMING UP • Cow Harbor Run
• Patchogue Grand Opening • September Kick-Off
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!
Yvonne Giovinco’s daughter had a son, Lorenzo George on June 10th. This is Yvonne’s first grandchild. Denise Giantasio’s son, Ryan, and his wife in Texas had a baby boy, Martin. JoAnn Aronson’s daughter, Samantha Papadopoulos, graduated Smithtown High School West. She was at the top 12pct of her class. She will attend Mt. St. Marys College in September and will be running for their cross country and track and field teams. Maria Lanzisero’s son, Nick, graduated from Huntington High School and will attend Binghamton in the fall. He graduates as the captain of the Blue Devil Football Team, President of Young Leaders and Key Drive Leader of Robotics team. He received many awards as well! Donna Spinoso’s son, Matt Gelb graduated Huntington High School and will attend Johnson and Whales in the fall. Ian McLeod, son of Babylon agent Lesley Longmcleod, has joined the Navy and is currently attending Officer Candidate School in Newport, RI. After Commissioning in July, he will be stationed at NAS Pensacola as a Navy Flight Officer for at least 12-18 months. Peter Morris’ Daughter, Daniella, graduated from Cold Spring Harbor High School and will attend the University of Delaware in the fall. Melanie Karakatsanis’s son, Christian, graduated from Hofstra as a math major and her other son Nicholas, graduated from Nassau and will be starting Baruch in the fall. Kathleen P. Murphy’s daughter, Gabrielle, and her fiancé Andy got engaged.
Karen Petriano won a sweet bike at the MLS tech fair! Yona Miller’s daughter, Dr. Daniella Miller, a Pediatric Neurologist, graduated from her fellowship in Epilepsy at LSU Hospital in New Orleans. On June 8th her son & daughter in law blessed her with her first grandchild Nicolas Vincent. Michele Rogers’, daughter aced her exam for a position with the LIRR. Janet Ciafardoni’s daughter, Carolyn Ciafardoni, graduated from Northport High School and will be attending FIT in NYC for Interior Design in the Fall. Jennifer Monahan’s, son, Daniel, graduated from St. Anthony’s High School and is headed to the University of Michigan - Ross School of Business in the Fall. Her stepson, Luke, graduated from Appoquinimink High School in Delaware and will be a Freshman at the University of Delaware this fall. Kim Flanagan’s boys are graduating High School from Floral Park. Liam is going to Wesley College in Delaware and Kyle is leaving for boot camp in Parris Island on August 28th, he received The United States Marine Corp Distinguished Athlete Award during the HS awards night. Steve Hess read stories and did an art project for four classes at his grand daughter’s Preschool. The kids loved it and all call him “Poppa Steve”! In June, Andrea D’Eloia (along with members of the Huntington Chamber Choir), performed as part of the National Festival Chorus at Carnegie Hall in NYC. The concert was directed by Z. Randall Stroope, composer, who has written over 160 musical pieces. The concert was hosted by Manhattan Concert Productions. 5
This quarter's newletter is full of giving back to our communities, celebrating our achievements and having fun!