STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. –  Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis and Rep. Michael Grimm stopped by The Vanderbilt at South Beach last night to congratulate the leaders of Staten Island’s real estate community.

Mike Diaz, a past president of SIBOR, celebrates with his wife, Georgianna, moments after her induction as the organization’s 50th president.

Georgianna Diaz of Village Realty SINY took the helm of the Staten Island Board of Realtors (SIBOR) as its president and was among the officers and directors honored during the organization’s annual installation dinner.

Others who assumed posts as SIBOR officials are Traci A. Cangiano, president-elect; Laird Klein, secretary/treasurer, and Kathleen O’Leary Garbarino, immediate past president.

Rounding out the board are Joan Camerlengo; Claire Bisignano Chesnoff; Ann Coppola; Laura Dinten; Doreen S. Frazer, past president; Linda Garber; Dill Gillani; Wayne Goldstein; Ron Molcho; Neila Nuzzi; Irene Paoli; Fran Reali, and Greg Sokol.

Each year, one member of the board is a non-Realtor; this seat is being held in 2012 by Philip A. Guarnieri, president & CEO of Empire State Bank.

The 2012 officers and directors of the Staten Island Multiple Listing Service Inc. (SIMLS), a wholly owned SIBOR subsidiary, were inducted during the evening, as well.

Staten Island Multiple Listing Service

The following individuals joined the board of the Staten Island Multiple Listing Service (SIMLS) as directors in 2012: Donna A. Iadarola, John Vernazza, Wayne Goldstein, Mimi Neuhaus, Frank Reali, Daniel G. Hall and 2012 SIBOR President-Elect Traci A. Cangiano.

Three returning SIMLS elected directors are Sari Kingsley, secretary/treasurer; Diane Birrell, and George K. Wonica.

Five broker-owners elected to the SIMLS board are Betty Pappas, vice president; Michael Dukhovny; Ron Molcho; Paul Pipitone, and Scott Setaro.

The president and CEO of the SIMLS is Sandy Krueger, CEO of SIBOR.

About the Staten Island Board of REALTORS® (SIBOR)

The Staten Island Board of REALTORS® (SIBOR) is the largest not-for-profit trade association in Staten Island, N.Y.

SIBOR exists to enhance the ability and opportunity of its members to conduct their business successfully and ethically; and to promote the preservation of the public’s right to own, transfer and use real property.

Comprised of over 1,800 members, SIBOR serves real estate agents, brokers and affiliated professionals throughout the borough and surrounding areas. 

SIBOR is the provider of the Staten Island Multiple Listing Service (SIMLS), which works as a clearinghouse through which more than 250 local real estate firms exchange information on properties they have listed for sale. Together, its members participate in over 3,000 real estate transactions every year.

All SIBOR members belong to the New York State Association of REALTORS® (NYSAR) and the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR).

SIBOR may be reached at 718-928-3220 and visited online at


CAPTION: Susan Goldy, president of the New York State Association of Realtors, presides as Georgianna Diaz is sworn in as the 50th president of SIBOR.

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