Admin Directory

    Meet Our Administration Staff

    Kristina Furtado-Netter, Vice President of Operations

    I started working with Netter Real Estate in 1990 at the age of 17.   I had just graduated from Babylon Junior, Senior High School and was starting my college career at SUNY Farmingdale for Business and Psychology.

    My work life took on a path that wasn’t planned.  I started out a few hours a week making cold calls to local neighborhoods to see who may be interested in listing their homes.  Gradually I took on more tasks, more time and more responsibility.  The company was growing and I was growing with it.  When I graduated from SUNY Farmingdale in the summer of 1992 my focus was to major in psychology and get the degree I wanted.  This is when my life took a turn that was not expected.  The companies head administrator was moving away and I was next in line.  I chose to take on the challenge.   I loved where I worked and I loved the idea of assisting Jim Netter in running his business.  My journey of who I am and where I am in business today has come from this one, beautiful, business family!

    Flash forward 30 years and I am working alongside, my now husband, running the daily activities of a very successful, boutique real estate company.  Our philosophy is to nurture our sales team to become the most successful that they can and to continue to grow year after year.  Jim and I made the decision to operate the business and nurture the growth of our sales team.  WE vowed to never compete with them.  Jim works hands on each and every day to assist every one of our sales people with their transactions.     When he receives a referral from a past client, he will partner up with a member of the sales team allowing them to take on the day to day activities and giving him the time to run the business.

    My role in running the business is monitoring the daily activities of our administrative staff of nine ladies and their departments.  Our goal is for the sales team to be out listing and selling while we take care of all  the back-office duties.

    We have a fulltime front desk lady from 8:30-7pm M-F and 9-5 Saturday and Sunday.  Her title is Director of First impressions.  She is the first line of contact between our firm and the outside world.   She handles everything from phones, to ALL the appointments on our listings, to individual agent requests to lead intake and distribution.

    We have a transaction management department that monitors every transaction we have from the acceptable offer stage all the way through to closing.  This department is heavily involved with the customer and the agent.  They are the compliance within the firm to make sure we have all the correct documents.  That they are signed off properly.  Together with the agent, they follow each of the 350 transactions we closed in 2018 to make sure things are moving along smoothly.  When an issue arises with a transaction this is when Jim will jump in to see how we can fix the problem.

    We have a marketing department that handles ALL of the mailings, ALL of our coordination for our weekend open houses, ALL social media marketing, ALL print media marketing and the Netter Real Estate branding.  This department works diligently to market the company alongside the agent.

    We have a department that handles our two global memberships that afford us the ability to be recognized across the country, and globally!  The two companies are Leading Real Estate Companies of the World/Luxury Portfolio and American Luxury Estates.  We are the Only members on the South Shore that have been invited in.  Both organizations require a team to monitor all of our listings on their sites giving us greater exposure.  Our membership with these top organizations affords us the opportunity to say we have branch offices across the country.

    We have a Bookkeeping Department that manages the company’s finances and accounts for all financial transactions keeping in line with all company policies and procedures.  They maintains subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, and posting all transactions. Balances subsidiary accounts by reconciling entries.  Preparing all commission checks and closing statements for every transaction that runs through the company.

    We have a relocation department that our agents use on a weekly basis helping people they meet here locally, move across town and/or across the country and as far as the Caribbean and Europe.  When one of our clients or customers has the need to move out of state this department works to find them the best company and agent to fit their needs, wants and desires.  Together with this department our referring Netter Salesperson will work closely with the outside agent to make sure the transaction goes smoothly.  Last year the leading RE organization closed $372 billion dollars in closed sales.  That was together with 565 companies in 70 countries!  This is POWERFUL!

    Netter Real Estate supports nearly seventy full time/part-time associate brokers and sales associates and nine administrative personnel.  Our team members have been putting smiles on the faces of clients and customers for many years.  Our approach is to meet the clients’ needs with personal and professional service.  Successful marketing of real estate takes determination, perseverance and financial creativity and the right staff and team.  These qualities set us apart from our competitors and help maintain our unsurpassed success.

    Netter Real Estate is dedicated to providing superior service to all of our clients. We want you, your family and your friends to be our Customers for Life!

     

    Meet the Administrative Staff of Netter Real Estate

    Michele Campi
    VP of  Administration
    24 Years
    mcampi@netterrealestate.com

    Overseeing all functions of administrative staff

    Mona Abizeid
    Director of First Impressions
    2 Years
    mabizeid@netterrealestate.com

    Full time management of Front Desk tasks

    Lynn Sarantakos
    Director of Marketing & Inventory
    17 Years
    lsarantakos@netterrealestate.com

    Handling all facets of marketing and mailers, company inventory, open house coordination and the beginning stages of every transaction

    Joanne Rutherford
    Director of Transactions
    17 Years
    jrutherford@netterrealestate.com

    The gathering of all necessary paperwork and following the transaction from contract to close with the attorney’s by staying in touch monthly and assisting at front desk

    Toniann Mattel
    Bookkeeper Analyst
    15 Years
    tmattel@netterrealestate.com

    Managing the company’s finances and accounts for all financial transactions and keeping in line with all company policies and procedures

    Lori Desivo
    Statistics Analyst
    12 Years
    ldesivo@netterrealestate.com

    Managing each avenue of where ALL our leads come from to better assist the company with where company $ should be spent. Assists with all front desk duties

    Pattie Coppola
    Relocation & Marketing Director
    6 Years
    pcoppola@netterrealestate.com

    Placing our clients who are moving out of state in the hands of our affiliates around the world and managing the transaction from beginning to end. Manages all social media and online advertising and works with the agents and their clients to market their homes through our Luxury Portfolio affiliate

    Angelina Acevedo
    Front Desk Officer
    1 Year
    frontdesk@netterrealestate.com

    Assisting with all front desk duties in West Islip and Ocean Beach on a part time basis

    Dimitra Sarantakos
    Front Desk Officer
    1 Year
    frontdesk@netterrealestate.com

    Assisting with all front desk duties in West Islip and Ocean Beach on a part time basis