STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – SIBOR’s sixth annual International Real Estate Conference was a busy event, but it didn’t stop Staten Island Realtors from taking time to raise dollars on behalf of those in need.

“We are proud to have donated $500 in proceeds from the conference for the Hope and Heroes Children’s Cancer Fund,” said Sari Kingsley, chairwoman of the event that took place on April 20 in the Vanderbilt at South Beach.

“The success of the conference could not have happened without the generous contribution of the sponsors,” Ms. Kingsley said.

The major sponsors of this year’s International Real Estate Conference were Empire State Bank (diamond level) and Café Gourmand (garnet level).

Additional sponsors included: Cornerstone Realty Partners, Relevant Public Relations; Agatha Josefiak Real Estate; Claire Properties;  Your Professional; attorney Christopher J. Arrigali; Compass Realty Central; Wonica Realtors & Appraisers; Tristar Mortgage  Corp.; United Mortgage Corp.; United National Realty; Century 21/Papp Realty, and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage.


Gift contributors to this year’s conference included: Coby Electronics; Staten Island Advance/SiLive; Bella Grossman, Realtor; Carlo Hair Salon; Michael Dukhovny, Realtor; The Pink Elephant Restaurant; Charm Skin Care;  Café Gourmand; Brioso Ristorante; Angelinas Ristorante; Christopher Michael Hair & Beauty Salon; Domenick’s Bakery, and Sari Kingsley, Realtor.


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 1,600 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 Inc. (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


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