Steve has lived in Westchester since 1977. After returning from the Air Force in 1983, his first career was in the industrial sales industry. While honing his sales skills, he began his real estate career part time progressing to full time by 1994. Since then and for the past 15 consecutive years he has received the Westchester County Board of Realtors ™Diamond Award™; their highest designation for Excellence in Sales. He has also been recognized as the #1 Residential Selling Agent for Closed Transactions in the county of Westchester by the Westchester County Board of Realtors.
He has closed in excess of $150 Million dollars in transactions selling literally everything from coops to castles. Among his many clients, Steve has been trusted to represent and also has been referred by many: attorneys, judges, dignitaries (including a US Ambassador), large corporate clients, as well as fellow Realtors. His professional affiliations & positions include: The National Associat ion of Realtors, NYS Association of Realtors, Westchester County Board of Realtors (holding positions on the Board of Directors, MLS Chairman of Zone 7 for Mt. Vernon & Yonkers, Rules, Internet, & MLS committees), The Fleetwood Neighborhood Association, & The Chamber of Commerce. He also is a member & Director of the Mt. Vernon Police Foundation.
In order to further his career, Steve has studied under the top professionals in the industry @ NYU Institute of Real Estate studying: Marketing of Real Estate, Internet Marketing, Negotiation, Mortgages, Finance, Foreclosures, Investment, Coop/Condo Conversions, Development, Tax Strategies, Construction, and Property Exchanges accruing nearly 2,000 hours of continuing education & professional designation courses. Steve is also an active member of the community who serves on many committees & attends various networking events.
He is also involved in and contributes to many charitable organizations including: The American Cancer Society, Elks Foundation, Knights of Columbus, Memorial Sloan-Kettering, Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital, The Salvation Army, United Cerebral Palsy and various scholarship funds.
A family man, Steve’s wife Maria & his children Christina, Amanda & Jonathan are always a part of his life. His hobbies include studies of various martial arts. He holds a 3rd degree black belt in Shotokan Karate and likes scuba diving & salt water fishing. He enjoys good food, wine and conversation. He is also an astute investor who has bought, sold and held numerous properties. His passion for his profession usually finds some component of his conversation involving the real estate industry.
He has been quoted and been the subject of many articles and publications including: The New York Times, The Journal News, WAG Magazine& Real Estate In Depth. Steve prides himself in his personalized service and commitment to excellence. His technical, troubleshooting, problem solving skills and creative negotiating experience assure that you get the best result possible no matter what side of the transaction he is representing. His combination of knowledge, experience, & success puts him at the top of his class. His team consists of 3 licensed professionals with over 50 years of collective experience.