Member Buzz

February 2017 Member News!

Member Buzz
Let’s see what our members are up to this month! SMPS-NY Principal’s Breakfast Highlighted in New York Real Estate Journal SMPS-NY hosted our annual Principal’s Breakfast on January 25th. If you missed the panel you can read the recap in the Front Section of the New York Real Estate Journal. Click here:
Connie Luongo Promoted to Director of Operations Connie Luongo, formerly Marketing Director for Mancini Duffy, was promoted to the position of Director of Operations within the firm. In this role, she will continue to support the firm’s partners, including new majority owner Christian Giordano, with Mancini Duffy’s strategic vision and pursuits. In addition, Connie will provide big-picture management of the business side of the practice – including human resources, administration, IT and finance – and will work to improve the business processes for each department through analysis and collaboration. In the Director of Operations role, Connie will also ensure that the business practices are increasingly a reflection of Mancini Duffy’s employee-centric culture. Following her promotion, Connie was profiled for the January 24 – February 6th issue of the New York Real Estate Journal in the Professional Profile section. To read Connie’s profile please visit:
Kristy Cerullo to Guest Lecture Technical Writing Course at Rowan University Kristy Cerullo, Marketing/Proposal Manager at First Environment, will be guest lecturing for Rowan University’s Introduction to Technical Writing course this spring. The course introduces undergraduate students to the field of technical writing and its uses in a variety of professions. Her lecture will focus on opportunities for English and Communications majors to apply their skills in marketing and proposal writing roles for professional services firms. With the A/E/C industry in need of young, talented communicators, there may be opportunities for others in SMPS to leverage relationships with academic institutions to share even more information about our industry! To learn more about the course visit:
Robin Carathanasis Wins 1st Place in Lilker Associates Women’s Snowboarding Challenge Robin Carathanasis, Marketing Manager at Lilker Associates and President of SMPS-NY won 1st Place at Lilker’s women’s snowboarding challenge. Lilker’s 30th Annual Ski Trip took place on February 3rd at Hunter Mountain and also included men’s skiing, men’s snowboarding and women’s skiing competitions.