Presentations to take place during SIBOR’s annual membership meeting and elections
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The Staten Island Board of Realtors (SIBOR) will present its William “Bill” Coull Realtor Service Award to Doreen and Frank Frazer during its annual membership meeting and elections breakfast. Also to be honored at the event is City Councilman James Oddo, who will receive SIBOR’s Community Service Award.
The awards breakfast will take place Thursday in the Hilton Garden Inn, Bloomfield, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The Frazers are one of only two married couples of which each spouse has served as president of SIBOR.
In addition, each has been honored as a SIBOR Realtor of the Year.
The Frazers’ contributions to the real estate industry and Staten Island are far reaching:
Mrs. Frazer and her husband launched Frandore Real Estate in 1977. She became a member of SIBOR one year later, and after serving in a variety of board and committee posts, was elected SIBOR president in 1993 and 1994.
Mrs. Frazer has served the real estate industry both on and off her native community of Staten Island Island.
As co-chair of the Committee of Downstate Realtor Boards, she lobbied for — and accomplished getting — the Real Estate Commission in New York.
Mrs. Frazer has served as a director on the New York State Board of Realtors (NYSAR), contributing her leadership skills as the co-chair of the state organization’s Multiple Listing Service Committee, and additionally serving on the Legislative and Realtors Political Action committees.
In her home community of Staten Island, Mrs. Frazer started a Cub Scout program at Staten Island Academy; served on committees for the American Cancer Society; staged a variety of charitable fund-raisers; supported the Staten Island Economic Development Corp., and served on the Visiting Nurse Association Board of Directors for 15 years.
As mentioned, the Frazers opened the doors to Frandore Real Estate in 1977. Along with his wife, Frazer joined SIBOR in 1978.
After serving on a variety of committees, Frazer rose to the SIBOR presidency, serving in the post for two terms, 1986 and 1987.
Volunteering on a statewide level, Frazer was a director of the NYSAR Board, serving on the Multiple Listing Service, Legislative and Realtors Political Action committees.
Within the community of Staten Island, Frazer has contributed his efforts to a wide variety of initiatives. Having served as president of the South Shore Rotary Club, he was additionally honored as a Rotarian of the Year and awarded the distinction of a Paul Harris Fellow.
Frazer has served as a member of Community Board 2; treasurer of the Boy Scouts, Unami District; a member of various charitable committees for groups such as the American Cancer Society, YMCA and Stephen Siller Foundation, and spearheaded the formations of Cub Scout Pack 1 at Staten Island Academy.
During his earlier years in the U.S. Marine Corp, 1962 to 1966, Frazer served two tours in combat during the war in Vietnam, 1964 to 1966, and was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation; Combat Action Ribbon; Vietnam Campaign Medal with 3 Bronze Stars, and a Purple Heart.
The Frazers have two sons, two grandsons, and a third on the way.
Bill Coull, for whom the prestigious Realtor Service Award is named, was a real estate broker and home inspector for many years. As a Realtor he was one of the founding members of the Staten Island Multiple Listing Service and the Richmond County Real Estate Institute, where he was one of the principle instructors.
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 viewed online at http://siborrealtors.com. SIBOR may also be visited on Facebook at “Staten Island Living,” on Twitter via @SIBOR, and on YouTube at the Staten Island Board of Realtors and RelevantPR channels.