FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Long Island Board of REALTORS® Installs Charlotte Van der Waag as 2018 President


The Long Island Board of REALTORS® Inc. (LIBOR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Charlotte Van der Waag, of Coach REALTORS of the Willistons, as the 2018 Board President. Charlotte was sworn into office by the Honorable Maureen O’Connell, Nassau County Clerk. The installation took place during the association’s Annual Installation and Awards Dinner Dance held on November 21, 2017 at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury.  Charlotte will serve as the 77th President of the Long Island Board of REALTORS®.

Charlotte began her real estate career and became a member of LIBOR in 1986, she is recognized as an expert in the Long Island Real Estate Market.  Charlotte is acknowledged for her professionalism, integrity and personal commitment to her family, community, company, and agents she manages at Coach REALTORS of the Willistons.

Prior to her real state career, Charlotte practiced as a Registered Nurse working in local hospitals for over 16 years. She taught in the Maternal Child Health Program at Long island Jewish Hospital for approximately five years. Thus, the teacher in her took root.

In 1997, Charlotte purchased the office she began her career in.  This brought her business to a higher level and moved her into the area of ownership as well as management. In 2002, she partnered with Larry Finn, Coach Real Estate Associates in the Williston Park Office of Coach REALTORS and continues to train and manage approximately 45 agents.

Aside from her earned designations, Charlotte has been involved with both LIBOR, as well as the Women’s Council of REALTORS® (WCR) for approximately 15 years. She knows the value and importance of giving back to her fellow REALTORS® and community.  She serves as a Director for both the Long Island Board and New York State Association of REALTORS®. She was recognized as “New York State Member of the Year” for WCR in 2009 and “Broker of the Year” for LIBOR in 2013. Charlotte served as LIBOR President-elect in 2017, and prior to that she served as LIBOR Nassau County Vice President and Secretary in 2015.

Charlotte’s involvement with Coach REALTORS, LIBOR and WCR, has enabled her to develop her entrepreneurial skills, network with agents throughout the United States and give back to those organizations that have given so much throughout her career.

In addition to her successful Real Estate Career, Charlotte is most proud of her family including her husband, three daughters and 11 grandchildren.

Charlotte will be joined on the LIBOR 2018 Executive Committee by: President Elect, Dianne Scalza; Queens Vice President, Rob Choudry; Nassau Vice President, Susan Helsinger; Suffolk Vice President, Matthew Arnold; East End Liaison Vice President, Ann Marie Pallister; Treasurer, Nancy Mosca; Secretary, Melissa Gomez.

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Press Release Contact:
Christina DeFalco Romano
Public Relations and Communication Programs Manager
(631) 661-4800 Ext. 358
pr@lirealtor.com

The Long Island Board of REALTORS®, Inc. (also known as LIBOR) is a 27,000-member, not-for-profit trade association that serves real estate professionals throughout Nassau, Suffolk and Queens counties. Founded over 100 years ago, LIBOR is the fourth-largest local REALTOR® board in the United States.