Southern Adirondack Association of REALTORS

2021 Board of Directors





Mary Peyton

Hunt ERA Real Estate




Catherine McDonough
Hunt ERA Real Estate



Conni Tucker
Howard Hanna Capital - Queensbury Office



Eden Whitaker
Demarsh Real Estate



Jessica Sherry
Sherwood Group of Lake George







SAMLS Global MLS Director

Willie Bea McDonald
McDonald Real Estate Professionals


Affiliate Director

Brian Borie, Esq.

Little, O'Connor & Borie, P.C.


Barbie Wright

Adirondack Realty Group



Howard Denison 
DeMarsh Real Estate



Rebecca Dittmeier

Country Horizon Realty


Nabil ElDib
Davies-Davies & Associates Real Estate LLC



Holly Dansbury
Davies-Davies & Associates Real Estate



Lisa Grassi Bartlett
Exit Realty Empire Associates


Scott Newell

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Blake REALTORS®


Association Committees

GET INVOLVED! SAR currently has 9 standing Committees that meet throughout the year to guide the Association's efforts on behalf of the membership.

2021 Committees

Affiliate Committee
Responsible for promoting membership to the professional community. They host periodic networking events and informational roundtables.


Bylaws & Governance
Professionals. Responsible for reviewing, updating and coordinating all Association governing documents, including but not limited to its Bylaws.


Consumer & Community Outreach
Responsible for developing programs for SAR participation in consumer awareness about the benefits of and assists consumers in attaining homeownership.  Additionally this committee creates programs and events to benefit community, charitable, civic and education programs that enhance the image of the Association and the image of REALTORS® within our community.  These programs include but are not limited to: Projects for area homeless shelters, Food Drives for Area Food Banks, Adopt-a- Family Programs, Hole in the Woods Camp Clean Up Day, and Habitat for Humanity Build projects.  Under this committee is also the sub-committee of Public Relations


Education Services
This committee has a role in researching and providing members with in class and on-line continuing education to assist them in staying up with industry technology and standards, plus help them meet continuing education license requirements and Realtor CE requirements.


Reviews requests for arbitration and ethics complaints to determine if a hearing is appropriate.

Member Services
To provide and promote services to benefit members, welcome new members and member orientation, and to solicit input from membership to facilitate the association's Strategic Planning activities to better serve it’s members and the public.  This committee has oversight of association website services and scholarship sub committee.

Scholarship Sub committee

Professional Standards

Provides trained members to serve on ethics, arbitration or MLS violation hearing panels. Oversees Mediation & Ombudsman Services.


Legislative/Government Affairs
Monitors local, county and regional issues that affect the real estate industry to help educate the membership and communicates the needs and importance of government issues to members including but not limited to "Calls to Action" by NYSAR and NAR.   This committee also seeks out community and civic projects that we  may be able to provide grant funds, volunteer or technical assistance with. Projects falling under this program would involve those that improve residential or commercial neighborhoods, improve housing affordability and improve sustainability of housing markets.

Under this committee is also the working sub-cmt of our Holiday Gala and the RPAC Committee:

Holiday Gala Event and the Realtors® Political Action (RPAC) Committee(s)
To educate the members on the benefits of a strong REALTORS®
Political Action Fund (RPAC), and to create fundraising events and techniques to support RPAC.

Young Realtors® Network (YRN)
Develops and implements networking events, professional development and community outreach programs, etc. while providing camaraderie among "Young at Heart, Young in Business or Young in Age" member REALTORS®.  While most members of the YRN/YPN are under 40, there is no age restriction whatsoever.  Any REALTOR® member who thinks he or she would benefit from participation is welcomed.