Halstead Property, a leading residential real estate brokerage firm in the tri-state area, hosted more than 600 agents from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut at the firm's Annual Meeting at the Waldorf Astoria Monday, Feb. 7. Led by President Diane M. Ramirez, the event featured guest speakers Arthur Zeckendorf and David Burris, co-chairmen of Terra Holdings, the parent company of Halstead Property as well as presentations by the firm's MarTech Division and the Chief Economist. The meeting concluded with an awards presentation to Halstead's top agents, recognition of loyalty to the firm and the announcement of the firm's honorable designations based on specific transactions.

Together with the executive team of Halstead Property, Ramirez presented the awards to the top producing agents in categories including highest grossing sales and highest number of sales. The awards at Halstead's annual event included:

Richard Orenstein in Halstead's SoHo office was presented with the highest gross sales commissions award for New York and New Jersey.

"¢ In Connecticut, the award for highest gross sales commissions was presented to Mary Higgins of the Halstead New Canaan office.

"¢ Highest gross sales commission award in development marketing was awarded to Norman Horowitz in the Village office. He also won the highest number of sales deals closed in development marketing for the firm.

"¢ For the highest number of sales deals closed in New York and New Jersey, the winner was Pat Publik in the Halstead Westside office.

"¢ In Connecticut, the award for the highest number of sales deals closed was presented to Eileen Hanford in the Darien office. The highest number of listings sold in Connecticut was awarded to Suzanne Okie, also of the Darien office.

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"¢ The highest number of rental deals closed throughout Halstead Property was awarded to Senad Ahmetovic in the Midtown office while the highest gross rental commission in a single transaction was awarded to Shery Saeed in the Village office.

"¢ The highest gross sales commission award in each Halstead office included: Fern Hammond in the Halstead Eastside office; Louise Phillips Forbes in the Westside office; Richard Orenstein in the SoHo office; Mindy Diane Feldman in the Midtown office; Neal Young in the Village office; Terrence Le Ray for Halstead Brooklyn; Deanna Rieber in the Harlem office; Daniel Wright in the Riverdale office; Chris Pomeroy in the Hudson Valley office; the team of Peter Cossio and Matt Brown in the Hoboken, New Jersey office; Eileen Hanford for Halstead's Darien and Rowayton offices; Chris Finlay for the Greenwich office; Mary Higgins for the Halstead New Canaan office; Wendy Dittrich for the firm's Stamford office; Pat Abagnale for the Westport offic; Bozena Jablonski in the Wilton office; Tito Ghose in the Halstead Commercial Division.

Halstead Property is one of the largest residential real estate brokerage firms in the metropolitan area. Headquartered at 770 Lexington Avenue, the firm has nearly 900 sales and rental agents primarily located in 19 premier retail storefront offices in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Riverdale, Hudson Valley, Hoboken, New Jersey and Fairfield County. In addition, the Development Marketing Division of Halstead Property is the exclusive sales and marketing firm for many new developments in the tri-state area and through the Property Management Division, Halstead manages more than 18,000 residential units within 180 buildings. To learn more, visit www.halstead.com.