Staten Island Board of Realtors® hosts daylong event with celebration of outstanding members’ performance preceding its annual REALTOR EXPO

Staten Island, N.Y. (April 22, 2024) – The Staten Island Board of Realtors® (SIBOR) honored its best-achieving members of 2023, its “Top Producers,” during a daylong event April 11, which included an awards breakfast followed by the organization’s annual Realtor EXPO at the Hilton Garden Inn, Bloomfield.

The SIBOR Top Producer award is an annual recognition given to real estate agents who have shown outstanding results in transaction volume in 2023. Winners have demonstrated exceptional skills in communication, negotiation, market knowledge, and client satisfaction, all of which are vital to success in the real estate industry.

Alana Miller, the latest recipient of the SIBOR Rising Star Award, second from left, marks the occasion with Fran Reali, 2024 president of SIBOR, and Daniel Fausak and Frank DiTommaso, 2024 Top Producer Club co-chairs. (Photo: Barton Horowitz/Staten Island Multiple Listing Service)

“In the real estate sector, there are committed professionals who consistently strive for excellence,” stated Fran Reali, 2024 SIBOR president. “We are honored to acknowledge the exceptional accomplishments of the SIBOR Top Producer award winners, Rising Star Award recipient, and five SIBOR Hall of Fame honorees. Their unwavering dedication and expertise have set a new benchmark in the industry, establishing higher standards of performance for all.”  The breakfast was chaired by broker Frank DiTommaso of DiTommaso Real Estate and broker Daniel Fausak of Red Door Realty.

Among the honored Realtors were SIBOR Top Producer Hall of Fame members Maged Girgis, Ann Grande, Margaret Power and Laura Vallone, who were acknowledged for receiving the Top Producer Award 20 years in a row, and Natalia Zukhovich, inducted into SIBOR’s Top Producer Club Hall of Fame for earning Top Producer status for 10 consecutive years.

Alana Miller received the SIBOR Rising Star Award, given each year to the Top Producer honoree with the least amount of time in the real estate industry.

“Alana’s dedication to her clients and her willingness to go above and beyond to provide exceptional service signifies the promising future talent who are making a mark in the real estate world. Her commitment to growth and learning serves as an inspiration for others entering the field.“ said Sandy Krueger, CEO of SIBOR.


Recognized as the Top Producers of 2023 were the following Realtors:

Platinum Level

Richmond 1st Team of Homes R Us Realty.


Albert Benzaken; Ross Buxbaum; Chia Chen; Cindy C. Cheung; Samantha Conca; Lori A. Ficarra; Ting Ting Fung; Ann Grande; Yu Wing Ho; Lindong Huang; Kin Wa Lam; Tsun Ming Lau; Weiping Liang; MeiJuan Lin; Huan Kuei Lo; Gaetano Marasa; Nicole Molinini; Francis A. Shearon; Salvatore Taormina; Jian Yin Zhong, and The Executive Group of RE/MAX Elite real estate team.


Anthony Adipietro; Maria Albanesi-Cortese; Genesis Bajramovic; Oksana Bhuiyan; Emad Boulos; Ping Chan; Carey Chen; Kawing Chiu; Michele Connelly; JoAnn DellaRocca; MaryAnn DeMagistris; Hong (Agnes) Fong; Ilona            Fotiadou-Bludov; Dritan (Tony) Gashi; Joseph Gerber; Mary T. Giordano; Tianting Huang ; Teresa Ieraci Silver; Joann Impellizine; Jin Cun Kuang; Albee Lei; Victor Li; William Lin; Lin Liu; Christopher J. Long; Kristen Mezzacappa; Alana Miller; Kristina Patafio; Leeya Qiu; Anthony Ragucci; C. Michel Scibetta-Nicolo; Salvatore Settepani; Mingqin Sun; Lesly Thevenot; Tisha Torino; Konstantin Tsoukaris; Laura B. Vallone; Anthony Volpe; Ida Wong; Wei Liang Zhen; Natalia Zukhovich, and the following real estate teams: FINEST Team of RE/MAX Elite; The McKenna Team of RE/MAX Edge.


Donna Balestrieri; Kathleen Barzal; Matthew Black; Jason Blake; Frances Brischo; Dominick A. Canova; Nicholas Caravella; Rachel Carlson; Teresa Carmona; Audrey Casso;  Nikki Nusrat Chaudry; Dun Cei Chen; Hui Chen; Howard Chen; Domenick Cinquemani; Chanpen Cronin; Cristina Dattolo; Andres D. David; Christopher DiToro; Marion Donovan; Rosanna Dunadee; Donna Marie Durazzo; Skender (Alex) Fici; Maged Girgis; Kim Goh; Jaccob Halpern; Shao Yu He; Jia Huang; Krzysztof Kania; Joanna Kaszuba; Wendy Lai; Joseph Laino; Shu Yan Lin; Zalton Mapp; Suzy Miller; Maurice Molcho; John Mullen; Dawn M. Nasella; Svetlana Noll; Mary Jane O’Connell; Joseph Pallotta; Margaret Power; Carolann Rella; Christopher C. Romanelli; Jimmy Samaha; Michael Santangelo; Joseph Scuteri; Oleg Semyanchuk; Lori Sinagra; Ka Chun Sze; Cosimo Tacopino; Barbara Tringali; Teresa G. Trovello; Inna Vayser; Wan Qing Wu; Diane Yetman; Joyce Yu; Stephanie Zhang; Duanwen Zheng; Rihao  Zheng,  and the following real estate teams: Team KG Homes of Robert DeFalco Realty; The Legacy Team of RE/MAX Edge; The Stellar Group of Coldwell Banker Advantage; The Zappulla Team of RE/MAX Elite.


Realtors Joseph Pallotta and Mingqin Sun were each recognized for outstanding commercial activity.

About the Staten Island Board of Realtors® (SIBOR)
and Staten Island Multiple Listing Service (SIMLS)

Established in 1915, the Staten Island Board of Realtors® (SIBOR) is the largest professional 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 promote the preservation of the public’s right to own, transfer and use real property.

Comprised of approximately 2,500 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 275 local real estate firms exchange information on properties they
have listed for sale or rent. Together, its members participate in over 5,000 real estate transactions every year.
SIMLS is the premier source for real estate listings and market information on Staten Island, providing real
estate professionals and the community with a comprehensive platform for property listings, market data, and
professional development opportunities.

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

SIBOR and the SIMLS may be reached at 718-928-3220 and viewed online at SIBOR may also be visited on Facebook at Staten Island Board of Realtors, Twitter via @SIBOR, LinkedIn (Staten Island Board of Realtors) and Instagram at SIBOR REALTORS (siborrealtors).


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