GRAR Staff

Executive Staff

Jim Yockel
Chief Executive Officer

Email Jim | 585.341.2128

Directs the day-to-day activities of the GRAR staff and program offerings; works with the Boards of Directors to develop and implement the goals and strategic direction of the organization.

Accounting

Sheila Corrigan
Controller

Email Sheila | 585.341.2146

Manages the financial activities of the Association. Oversees accounts receivable and payable; serves as staff liaison to the Finance Committee; coordinates annual budgets for GRAR and UNYREIS; coordinates annual audit.

Dawn Johnson
Financial Services Coordinator

Email Dawn | 585.341.2156

Coordinates all dues billing activities, collections, bank reconciliation and statements; accounts receivable and accounts payable.

Communications

Julie Mahar
Director of Communications & Marketing

Email Julie | 585.341.2199

Oversees marketing and communications, member engagement, innovation, process improvement, website development and management (GRAR.org and homesteadnet.com)

Karen Herbst
Communications Specialist

Email Karen | 585.341.2123

Provides assistance and support for the Association’s internal & external communications including: e-newsletters, membership-wide mass e-mails, press releases and GRAR.org.

Community Engagement and Fair Housing

Brennon Thompson
Community Engagement & Fair Housing Manager

Email Brennon | 585.341.2131

Coordinates GRAR, RPAC, and Community Outreach events. Staff Liaison for the Fair Housing Committee. Serves as a liaison for joint events with the Women’s’ Council of REALTORS® (WCR), Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and Rochester Home Builders Association (RHBA). Serves as the primary point of contact for, and liaison between, leadership and business affiliates. Member of the Rochester Celebrate City Living Coalition.

Education

Jennifer Pierson
Director of Professional Development

Email Jennifer | 585.341.2121

Works closely with the Department of State, Division of Licensing; is Staff Liaison to the Professional Development Committee to assist with creating and delivering new course offerings for members.

MLS & Technology

Jane Sweetland
Director of MLS & Technology

Email Jane | 585.341.2157

Oversees MLS, support of all related tools and data feeds, coordinates planning and implementation of procedures and policies related to the MLS and other information services.  Jane is staff liaison to the REALTOR/Bar and Tech Committees and the coordinator of the annual TechKNOWPalooza Technology Conference.

Gayle Gallo
MLS & Technology Specialist

Email Gayle | 585.341.2147

Oversees Professional Standards, Ethics and MLS Rules Compliance (including IDX rules and access to data for websites and broker tools.)

Carrie Herman
MLS Rules Compliance Coordinator

Email Carrie | 585.341.2125

Administers MLS Rules Compliance program and supports members in following established procedures for utilizing the MLS service.

Member Services

Britini Clemonts
Member Services Coordinator

Email Britini | 585.341.2132

Provides assistance and support with Matrix, Realist, Supra products, and general membership inquiries.

Alfreda Jackson
Member Services Representative

Email Alfreda | 585.341.2134

Provides assistance and support with Matrix, Realist, Supra products, and general membership inquiries.

Anne Pellicano
Member Services Representative

Email Anne | 585.341.2135

Provides assistance and support with Matrix, Realist, Supra products, and general membership inquiries.

Ashley
Allmannsberger
Member Services Representative

Email Ashley | 585.341.2129

Provides assistance and support with Matrix, Realist, Supra products, and general membership inquiries.