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Officers and Staff

Officers

Cynthia Nina-Soto (AHWD, MRP, RENE, C2EX), President

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  • Email: cynthia@ninasoto.com
  • 2020 Participation: President, MAR Director
  • Previously Served: President-Elect, Homebuyer Education Steering Committee, Professional Advancement Committee, REALTOR® Public Service Committee, Strategic Planning Committee
  • Firm Affiliation: Nina-Soto & Company, Salem

Timothy Shea, President-Elect

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  • Email: timothyshea@kw.com
  • 2020 Participation: President-Elect, Communications Committee Chair, Finance & Budget Committee, Orientation Committee, MAR Director
  • Previously Served: Secretary, Member Outreach Committee, June Event Work Group Co-Chair, Strategic Planning Committee
  • Firm Affiliation: Keller Williams Realty, Beverly

Mike Cannuscio, Treasurer

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  • Email: michael.cannuscio@sothebysrealty.com
  • 2020 Participation: Treasurer, Communications Committee, Finance & Budget Committee Chair
  • Previously Served: Secretary, Local Director, Broker Involvement Task Force, Finance & Budget Committee, Government Affairs Committee, Grievance Committee, Professional Standards Committee
  • Firm Affiliation: Sagan Harborside Sotheby’s International Realty, Marblehead

Karen Hanson, Secretary

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  • Email: karen.hanson@engelvoelkers.com
  • 2020 Participation: Secretary, Professional Standards Committee Chair
  • Previously Served: Local Director, Broker Task Force, Membership Services, Professional Standards Committee Chair
  • Firm Affiliation: Engel & Völkers By the Sea, Beverly

Henry Pizzo III (ABR, GRI, SRES, SRS), Immediate Past President

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  • Email: henry@luxrns.com
  • 2020 Participation: Immediate Past President, Nominating Committee, Orientation Committee, RPAC Work Group Chair, MAR Director
  • Previously Served: President (2019), Secretary, Building Task Force, Finance & Budget Committee, Strategic Planning Committee, RPAC Work Group Chair
  • Firm Affiliation: LUX Realty North Shore, Beverly

Directors:

James Brown, Director

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  • Email: jb3147@gmail.com
  • 2020 Participation: Local Director, Government Affairs Committee Chair
  • Previously Served: Town Monitor
  • Firm Affiliation: Molisse Realty Group, LLC, Manchester

Judy Field, Director

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  • Email: judy@judyafieldlaw.com
  • 2020 Participation: Local Director, June Event Work Group
  • Previously Served: June Event Work Group
  • Firm Affiliation: Law Office of Judy A. Field, PC, Beverly

Eileen Jonah, Director

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  • Email: eileen@eileenjonah.com
  • 2020 Participation: Local Director, Government Affairs Committee, Nominating Committee, Orientation Committee
  • Previously Served: President (2015), President-Elect, Immediate Past President, Local Director, Awards Work Group, Community Advocacy, Finance & Budget Committee, Game Changer Work Group, Government Affairs Committee, Nominating Committee, Orientation Committee, Recognition & Awards Work Group, Strategic Planning Committee, Town Monitor, MAR Director
  • Firm Affiliation: Century 21 Tradition, Lynn

David Kres, Director

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  • Email: dkres@davidkres.com
  • 2020 Participation: Local Director, Homebuyer Education Steering Committee
  • Previously Served: President (2009), President-Elect, Immediate Past President, Secretary, Local Director, Business Planning, Broker Involvement Task Force Chair, Building Management Task Force Chair, Bylaws Committee, Committee Chairs Chair, Finance & Budget Committee, Government Affairs Committee Chair, Grievance Committee, Homebuyer Education Steering Committee Chair, Leadership Development Chair, Market Report PAG Chair, Member Value Work Group Co-Chair, Nominating Committee, Opportunity Knocks Task Force, Orientation Committee, Professional Advancement, ROTY Selection Committee Chair, Technology Task Force Co-Chair, Website Committee Chair, MAR Director
  • Firm Affiliation: Buyers Brokers Only, LLC, Haverhill

Jan Pellegrini (CBR, GRI, SRES, SRS), Director

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  • Email: janp@kw.com
  • 2020 Participation: Awards Work Group Chair, Government Affairs Committee, Nominating Committee Chair, MAR Director
  • Previously Served: President (2018), President-Elect, Immediate Past President, Finance & Budget Committee, Government Affairs Committee Chair, June Event Work Group Chair, Member Outreach Committee Chair, RPAC Work Group, Strategic Planning Committee, Town Monitor, MAR Director
  • Firm Affiliation: Keller Williams Realty, Beverly

Toni Riddle, Director

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  • Email: triddle@windhillrealty.com
  • 2020 Participation: Local Director, Grievance Committee, Mediation Officer
  • Previously Served: Agent Focus Group, Grievance Committee Chair, Mediation Officer
  • Firm Affiliation: Windhill Realty, LLC, Ipswich

Staff

Susan Kline (RCE,CAE), Chief Executive Officer

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Susan leads NSAR by directing strategic, policy, and long-term planning initiatives. She oversees the effective implementation of all association activities and services, provides advice and counsel to NSAR members, and manages the association’s finances in conjunction with the NSAR treasurer. In addition, she manages the development of the association’s goals, objectives and policies, coordinates and supervises the activities of association staff, and serves on the NSAR Executive Board.

Susan joined NSAR in 2004 and has more than 25 years of association management experience. Knowledgeable about real estate industry issues and trends, she previously served as executive officer for two REALTOR® Associations in Massachusetts. She is a Certified Association Executive (CAE), and a REALTOR® Association Certified Executive (RCE), and received MBA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Patrick Maguire, GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS & PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS MANAGER

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Patrick manages NSAR's Government Affairs activities and serves in a wide variety of managerial, member relations, professional standards, and information systems roles. He also responds to REALTOR® and consumer inquiries regarding the REALTOR® Code of Ethics and coordinates NSAR mediation, ethics, and arbitration procedures.

Patrick joined NSAR as staff in July of 2019 having served as a volunteer of the organization for nearly a decade prior as a Realtor member. As a Realtor volunteer, he served in many local roles, the culmination of which being 2017 NSAR President. On the state level, Patrick served as the Northern Region Representative and Executive Committee member. He brings over a decade of industry experience as a local North Shore real estate agent. Prior to his real estate experience, Patrick worked as a catering chef while completing his Bachelors in Mathematics at Merrimac College.

Jordan Berger, Education & Customer Service Administrator

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Jordan coordinates all the education and event programming at NSAR. She provides member support to assist or direct questions concerning member programs and benefits. Jordan works with the Orientation, Community Outreach and Event Planning Work Groups.

Jordan joined NSAR in June 2017. Prior to joining the NSAR staff, Jordan gained event planning and customer service experience at a Convention and Visitors Bureau, an insurance displacement housing company, and a vacation rental company. She received a BS in Sport Management with a minor in Human Relations from High Point University.

Jeannette Southall, Finance & Membership Manager

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Jeannette is responsible for the accounting activities to ensure proper financial management of the Association’s business activities. Prospective and current members with questions regarding membership or billing should contact Jeannette. She also works as the staff liaison for the Finance and Member Recognition Committees.

Jeannette joined NSAR in February 2014, after having worked in nonprofit finance for more than 25 years. Prior to joining the NSAR staff, she worked for Education Partnerships, Inc. as finance manager and the New England League of Middle Schools for 18 years, where her last position was director of finance.

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