board of governors

NYSCAR Immediate Past President 

Pyramid Brokerage Company
356 Meadow Avenue, 2nd FLoor
Newburgh, NY 12550

845-522-5900    845-522-5970 fax

Mercedes BrienEMAIL
NYSCAR Board of Governors Treasurer
Mission Commercial Realty, LLC
2481 Browncroft Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14625
Carolyn Casillo VinciEMAIL
President, WNY Chapter
Howard Hanna
914 Maple Road
Williamsville, NY 14221
Richard FerroEMAIL
NYSCAR Board of Governors 2019-2021
Berkshire Hathaway Blake
8 Airline Drive
Suite 104
Albany, NY 12205
Dana CrockerEMAIL
NYSCAR Board of Governors - 1st Vice President 
President, Greater Syracuse Chapter 
Hunt Commercial Real Estate
8196 Oswego Road
Liverpool, NY 13090

Jay F FeinbergEMAIL
NYSCAR Board of Governors Secretary

Fine Commercial Property LLC
67 River Glen Road
Wallkill, NY 12589



Matthew GibbsEMAIL
President, Hudson Valley Chapter 

Keller Williams Huson Valley 
9 Bert Crawford Rd, Ste 104
Middletown, NY 10940



A. Gordon FurlaniEMAIL
NYSCAR Board of Governors 2020-2022

CBRE Albany
210 Washington Avenue Extension | Suite 201
Albany, NY 12203


Ed Gallacher    EMAIL
NYSCAR Board of Governors 2021-2023
Edward J. Gallacher 
PO Bob 755
New Hartford, NY 13413
Robert Giniecki CCIM SECEMAIL
NYSCAR Board of Governors 2021-2023
Foresite Realty Advisors, Inc
P.O. Box 12515
Albany, NY 12212

Bob Giniecki, CCIM, specializes in commercial-investment real estate consulting, brokerage representing clients in acquisition and disposition, site location, analysis & valuation. He has confered with the U.S, Senate Finance Committee pertaining to real estate exchanges. He has completed exchange transactions in multiple states, and represented clients on a regional and national basis, and had completed a $160 million multifamily sale transaction. Bob also is a national instructor in the field of commercial-investment real estate. He is a participant in regional and national marketing meetings as a member of NYSCAR, the CCIM Institute and the Society of Exchangors Counselors.. Recently he was named "Commercial Realtor of The Year" for NYSCAR and "Counselor of the Year" by the Society of Exchange Counselors. Bob has served as president of the NYS CCIM Chapter, NYS Commercial Association of Realtors and the Capital Region Commercial & ndustrial Brokers Association. He holds a B.S. Degree In Management.

Karen KlecarEMAIL
NYSCAR Board of Governors - 2019-2021
President, Southern Tier Chapter
Bridgeway Commercial Realty
507 North Nanticoke Avenue
Endicott, NY 13706
Andrew Mangini    EMAIL 
President, Greater Capital Chapter 
Berkshire Hathaway Blake
8 Airline Drive Suite 104
Albany, NY 12205
NYSCAR Board of Governors 2021-2023
Classic American Real Estate Services
550 Warren Street, 10-C
Fayetteville, NY 13104



Jim Knight    EMAIL
NYSCAR Board of Governors 2019-2021
Howard Hanna
1078 Englewood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14223
Rudy Lynch     EMAIL
NYSCAR Board of Governors 2020-2022
Carrow Real Estate Services LLC 
75 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12207 
Jennifer Maher     EMAIL
President, Greater Putnam Westchester Chapter
J. Phillip Real Estate 
593 Route 6
Mahopac, NY 10541
Mark RohlinEMAIL
NYSCAR Board of Governors 2019-2021
Mission Commercial Realty
2481 Browncroft Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14625
Robert P StrellEMAIL
NYSCAR Board of Governors 2nd Vice President
MBA Consulting & Appraisal Co
96 Andover Lane
Williamsville, NY 14221

Robert P. Strell has been providing commercial real estate consulting, valuation and evaluation services for over twenty five years. He has completed over six hundred hours of advanced real estate and valuation education. He has authored numerous articles regarding real estate and has appeared as an expert witness regarding valuation.

Virginia Squire    EMAIL 
NYSCAR Board of Governors 2021-2023
President, Rochester Chapter 
Hanna Commercial Real Estate
217 West Main Street
Rochester, NY 14614
R. Gunner Tronolone    EMAIL
NYSCAR Board of Governors 2020-2022
MJ Peterson Commercial 
200 John James Audubon Ste 300
Amherst, NY 14228

James WalkerEMAIL
NYSCAR President

Foresite Realty Advisors, Inc.
PO Box 177
Glenham, NY 12527-0177
845-849-5102    845-838-0432 fax
NYSCAR Board of Governors 2020-2022
Welter Realty, LLC
550 Latona Rd., Bldg. D, Suite 400
Rochester, NY 14626

Theodore "Ted" Welter has focused his 30 year career in the Upstate/Western New York commercial real estate market. With a particular emphasis on the turnaround of troubled assets working with lenders from across the nation, he is well-experienced in the management, brokerage, leasing, and property tax appeals for virtually all types of commercial/investment real estate.

He has been responsible for more than $300 million in lease and sale transactions for clients ranging from single asset owners to institutional clients with large multi-site portfolios. His property tax reduction clients have realized savings in excess of $30 million as a result of his representation with municipalities across New York State.

Ted holds the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation conferred by the CCIM Institute and the Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation awarded by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of New York.

As an active member of the New York State Commercial Association of Realtors (NYSCAR) he has served on the Board of Governors for the State since 2008, and is 2011 President of the Rochester Area Chapter. In 2006 he won the Commercial Realtor of the Year in the Rochester Area Chapter and in 2008 received their Meritorious Service Award in recognition of his leadership in developing a new Long Range Plan for the organization. He is a long-standing member of IREM, a past President of their Rochester-Western New York Chapter and is a past recipient of their CPM of Year Award.


Ira ZuckerEMAIL
President, NYC/Long Island Chapter 

Coldwell Banker Commerical NRT
1 Huntington Quadrangle
Melville, NY 11747


NYSCAR Past Presidents: 
David Wallace, CCIM (’96-’97)
Jeff LiPuma, CCIM (’98-99)
Edward S. Smith, Jr. (’00-’01)
Karen Lewis, CCIM  (’02-’03)
Steve Perfit, CCIM (’04-’05)
David Dworkin (’06-’07)
Maureen Wilson, CCIM (’08-’09)
Joseph F. Rowley, Jr. (’10-’11)
Michael Johnson (’12-’13)
John Lavelle (’14-’15)
Brian J. DiNardo (’16-’17)
Guy Blake ('18-'19)