board of governors

NYSCAR Past President Advisory Member 

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

845-522-5900    845-522-5970 fax

Mercedes BrienEMAIL
NYSCAR 2nd Vice President
Coldwell Banker Commercial Custom Realty
955 E. Henrietta Road
Rochester, NY 14623
Carolyn Casillo VinciEMAIL
President, WNY Chapter
Howard Hanna
914 Maple Road
Williamsville, NY 14221
Dana CrockerEMAIL
NYSCAR President 
President, Greater Syracuse Chapter 
Hunt Commercial Real Estate
8196 Oswego Road
Liverpool, NY 13090

Jay F FeinbergEMAIL
NYSCAR Treasurer 

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



John ColadonatoEMAIL
President, Hudson Valley Chapter 

Pyramid Brokerage Company  
356 Meadow Ave 2nd Fl
Newburgh, NY 12550



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.

Michael JohnsonEMAIL
NYSCAR Board of Governors 2022-2024
Howard Hanna
505 Center Street 
Lewiston, NY 14092
John Kelley 
NYSCAR Board of Governors 2022-2024
NYSCAR Board of Governors 2021-2023
Classic American Real Estate Services
550 Warren Street, 10-C
Fayetteville, NY 13104



Karen KlecarEMAIL
NYSCAR Southern Tier Chapter President 
Hanna Commercial
3630 George F. Highway
Endwell, NY 13760
Jim Knight    EMAIL
NYSCAR Board of Governors 2019-2021
Howard Hanna
1078 Englewood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14223
Past President Advisory Member
Rand Commercial
55 Main Street
Pine Bush, NY 12566
Rudy Lynch     EMAIL
NYSCAR Board of Governors 2020-2022
Carrow Real Estate Services LLC 
75 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12207 
Andrew Mangini    EMAIL 
President, Greater Capital Chapter 
Berkshire Hathaway Blake
8 Airline Drive Suite 104
Albany, NY 12205
Don Minichino     EMAIL
President, Greater Putnam Westchester Chapter
Houlihan Lawrence Commercial
800 Westchester Ave, Suite N505
Rye Brook, NY 10573
Dara Rennert     EMAIL
President, Rochester Chapter 
Keller Williams Realty GR 
2000 Winton Road South 
Bldg #1, Suite 201
Rochester, NY 14618
Mark RohlinEMAIL
NYSCAR Board of Governors 2022-2024
Mission Commercial Realty
2481 Browncroft Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14625
Joe RowleyEMAIL
NYSCAR Past President Advisory Member
Anchor Real Estate Advisors LLC
250 Mill Street
Rochester, NY 14614
Colby Smith     EMAIL
CCIM Upstate NY Chapter 
Colby Development LLC 
4050 Ridge Lea Road
Suite B
Buffalo, NY 14228
Robert P StrellEMAIL
NYSCAR 1st 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
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 Immediate Past 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.


Todd WenzelEMAIL
NYSCAR Greater Syracuse Chapter President 

Coldwell Banker Commercial Custom Realty 
955 E. Henrietta Rd
Rochester, NY 14623

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)
James Walker ('20-"21)