Why Choose Briante Realty Group?
Briante Realty Group, LLC is an independent woman-owned real estate brokerage located in Putnam County, NY. We proudly serve Putnam, Westchester and Dutchess County as well as Connecticut.
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Meet Our Agents
Angela Briante, Licensed Principal Broker
Karyne Aabel, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Karyne has lived in Putnam County all her life, Carmel, in particular. Bordering nearby Westchester and Dutchess Counties, it is her pleasure to serve the communities in which she grew up and now raises her own family. Because of her history here, her knowledge of the area is vast, and her professional connections and relationships are plentiful, strong, and long standing. These relationships contribute to Karyne’s ability to create a solid team to guide her clients through their real estate process from start to finish. Such a team, consisting of lenders, contractors, attorneys, inspectors, and others, provides a much smoother experience for sellers and buyers alike. Karyne’s husband is a high-end builder in Westchester and Fairfield Counties which has influenced her appreciation and keen sense for details, design, and decorative needs. She has a real interest in decorating and a knack for ‘putting a room together’. This is beneficial to sellers in staging or preparing their home for sale and for buyers when imagining how to create a personalized space. Karyne is personable, knowledgeable, and trustworthy. She has proudly represented Briante Realty Group for five years and has been named among the top selling realtors in the Hudson Valley, twice, both in 2021 and 2022, by Hudson Valley Magazine. She, like Briante Realty Group, offers a friendly, personal and boutique style of real estate services to her clients and is active in her community. As is Briante Realty Group, Karyne is also dedicated to the people, her neighbors, her friends, and her family who live there, and will always treat them and their property as her priority.
Richard Bishop, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Richard Bishop, a seasoned real estate professional, brings nearly a decade of experience as a licensed New York Real Estate Salesperson. Combining strong interpersonal skills with a tech-savvy approach, he navigates the industry with finesse.With a Bachelor of Science from Manhattan College, Richard adeptly handles the intricacies of the real estate market, leveraging his expertise in marketing, finance, and technology. His FAA Licensed Certification as a commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle pilot, specializing in 3D Mapping for Real Estate, underscores his innovative edge.
Richard's ability to connect with diverse individuals and sectors enriches his professional network, including working for Fortune 500 members. Beyond real estate, his impact in education spans over three decades, coaching and officiating various sports, including tennis and basketball.
Richard's family boasts a legacy of achievements, from his WWII veteran grandfather, William Slattery, who served as a Navy pilot and played a significant role piloting the plane that dropped surrender papers on Wake Island, to his accomplished children. Jordan Bishop stands out with Top 10 career hits in Siena College Baseball history, while Jake has excelled as a top salesman at Manhattan Beverage. Hannah thrives as a Varsity Cheer Coach at Roy C Ketcham High School, and Aubree focuses on Ballet as a junior at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts High School.
Richard's career and personal life intertwine seamlessly, reflecting a commitment to excellence, community, and technological innovation in the real estate landscape.
Yolanda Cappelli, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
With over 25 years of experience, Lana Cappelli is a native New Yorker who has called Putnam her home since 1985. She has managed to embark on two rewarding and fulfilling careers. She has served the public as an official in the Kent Town Clerk’s office and as an Associate Broker assisting in the home buying and selling process. Lana specializes in problem solving, education and knowledge of the local real estate market her business is built on honesty, communication, dedication and transparency using her positive attitude and energy to help others. Lana enjoys boating with her husband and time spent with her children and grandchildren. She has helped countless others with their home selling and buying needs. I’m confident she can help you with yours too.
AnnMarie D'Onofrio, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Anne Durante, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Anne Durante is a dedicated and professional NYS and CT Licensed Real Estate Salesperson. Anne has lived in many counties in New York, which has helped with her knowledge of areas ranging from the Bronx all the way to the Adirondacks. Anne specializes in Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange counties and Fairfield County in Connecticut.
Anne's primary focus is finding dream homes for her Buyers and marketing Seller's homes with maximum exposure that results in quicker sales. She prides herself on her ability to facilitate transactions with extraordinary customer service, market knowledge, and creative thinking. The confidence and respect she gains from the home buying or selling process keep satisfied homeowner clients returning to her expertise time and time again.
With over 17 years of Real Estate experience, she thrives on sharing her wealth of knowledge and expertise with fellow agents, mentoring and teaching them the ins and outs of the real estate market. With a desire to see others succeed, Anne is committed to empowering her colleagues to reach their fullest potential in the industry.
Prior to becoming a real estate agent, Anne worked at Acadia Realty Trust, managing commercial investment properties, including rent collection, billing, maintenance, and management issues. This experience helped her transition to residential real estate sales and achieve high success as a realtor.
Anne and her family live in Patterson. Besides her passion for Real Estate, she spends extra time rescuing and fostering animals. Her hobbies include hiking, skiing, snowmobiling, kayaking, camping and spending time at her family's cabin in the Adirondacks.
George Ennabe, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
George has lived in Putnam County for the majority of his life and loves the county he lives in. He is a Carmel High School graduate and loved his time there and is a big advocate for the natural beauty that Carmel and the surrounding towns have to offer. Aside from Putnam County, he is very familiar with Dutchess County as well.
George had gotten licensed in Real Estate in the early months of 2020 and was thrust into the fast-moving and competitive market later that year and into 2021. He has felt that all the experiences learned during that time are invaluable, from navigating an abundance of buyers in a surge north to multiple offers being received on every listing, he feels like he was thrown into the fire and tempered because of it. While it was a challenging time to get started, it helped deepen his knowledge in all facets of real estate.
George has worked on all types of real estate transactions. From helping buyers purchase their very first homes, to their second and third, to commercial building leases and sales, he has varied his experiences as a licensed real estate salesperson and is excited to help you with your next purchase or lease!
Juliana Galeno, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson NY & CT
Juliana “Julie” Galeno was born and raised in Westchester County. For over 17 years she has called Putnam County home where she has raised her two children in the community. A dedicated mother, Juliana has firsthand knowledge of the unique needs of families in the region. Her personal and professional experiences offer clients a well-rounded informed and personalized real estate journey.
Juliana’s unique perspective is shaped by her background in contracting and the food service industry providing her with a keen eye for property value and potential.
Juliana’s ability to see beyond the traditional Real Estate lens makes her a valuable asset to clients, seeking a different market. With a commitment to excellence, a wealth of local knowledge and a background in contracting Juliana Galeno is a smart choice for those seeking a seamless and informed experience in the Westchester Putnam, Duchess, and Connecticut markets.
Joseph Gileno, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Frank Lombardi, Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker
Kathleen Lomino, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Vanessa Longo, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, ABR, SRS
Vanessa Longo is a seasoned Licensed Real Estate Salesperson with a decade of expertise at Briante Realty Group. As a Seller’s Representative Specialist (SRS®) and Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®), she brings a wealth of knowledge and proven experience. Vanessa is dedicated to guiding you with care and patience though every step of your real estate transaction. Specializing in Carmel, Putnam County, Northern Westchester, and Southern Dutchess, she also belongs to a nationwide network through her ABR affiliation for those relocating out of area. Vanessa cherishes her Hill & Dale Country Club neighborhood and considers herself lucky to have found their home there over 25 years ago. When she’s not selling real estate, Vanessa enjoys capturing the beauty of the town through her photography.
Debra Morley, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Debra believes she was destined to become a real estate agent! Her career began as an office manager in a small private accounting firm in Manhattan whose clients were primarily residential and commercial real estate owners. The accounting side of property management as a bookkeeper sparked her interest in real estate. Today she is a full-time real estate salesperson offering valuable years of experience.
Having grown up in Queens, she and her husband moved to Carmel in Putnam County where they made their home and raised their daughter. Over the years she has enjoyed volunteering at the local schools and getting involved in community events. She is a member of the Ladies Auxiliary helping to raise money for worthy causes and families in need within our community. Living here for more than 25 years, Debra loves being able to share her knowledge of our town and its surrounding area with newcomers.
As a full-time agent she can focus her attention entirely on each of her client’s needs. Whether helping to sell your home or searching to find your dream home, she works hard to make it a reality. Debra has earned a certificate of achievement in real estate negotiating, providing her with the skills necessary to get you to the closing table. Her experience in listing foreclosure homes for Fannie Mae has given her the ability to collaborate with investors and contractors looking for distressed properties.
Debra brings to Briante Realty Group her experience and professionalism as well as her dedication and passion for working with people and satisfying their real estate goals.
Crystal Neceda, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Carmelo Preziosi, Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker
Brian Quezada, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson. Speaks Spanish fluently
Brian, a proud graduate of Carmel High School, started Taekwondo at age 5 in United Martial Arts Centers and worked his way up to a Senior Instructor. Brian enjoys playing soccer and spending time with family.
Brian's love for real estate grew as he entered the modular home building industry.
He realized that helping/guiding people with of the most significant
life investments lit a spark within the real estate industry.
Brian’s distinction extends beyond professional expertise to a deep connection with Ecuador. Descended from immigrants, his grandparent’s journey to the United States paved the way for Brian’s gratitude and bilingual abilities.
Brian is eager to use his skills to assist the Latino community and colleagues in Real Estate. Brian's journey has been marked by dedication, passion and commitment which is transferable to the client's he serves in the Real Estate industry.
Lynn Stoecker, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Lynn Stoecker started her real estate career over 12 years ago. She learned the industry very well by working exclusively for the broker. This led to a seamless and successful transition to a full-time real estate agent. Prior to real estate, Lynn enjoyed a rewarding career working for mid-size corporations with a concentration in marketing and advertising. Lynn grew up in Westchester County and moved to Putnam County where she raised her two children. She is the wife of a retired New York City Police Officer. Her family was involved for many years in the community with scouting, music, and sports. Lynn is a dedicated, honest professional and understands that buying or selling a home is one of the most significant and important life investments.
Lynn’s past clients have referred her over and over again to family members and friends. Lynn’s motto is “to do something well, you need to love what you do!“ Lynn fosters positive relationships and is committed to providing her buyer and seller clients with the best service.
Jana Wedrova, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson. Speaks Slovak, Czech and Polish
Jana Wedrova is a NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson and fluently speaks Slovak, Czech and Polish. Jana was born and raised in Slovakia. She was the founder and business owner of Van-Tex Wholesale Textiles Slovakia. Jana’s determination and perseverance is best highlighted when she moved to the United States, leaving her home and family, for a better future for her daughter. Her vast cultural experience, strong character and determination for others’ welfare ensures you’ll be in great hands during your experience.
Jana has been in the Mahopac/Carmel area for just about two decades. Jana has gone from working as a sales representative to becoming a licensed esthetician, prior to her real estate career. These jobs have further improved her ability to learn, prioritize and execute for her client. Aside from her professional skill set, Jana loves to spend time with her husband, step son, two dogs and daughter when she’s home from veterinary school. Jana and her family love to be active, travel and explore new places together. Her husband is a general contractor in the NY/CT area, which has also helped to expand Jana’s network and knowledge of the area.
As a Briante Realty Group. Real Estate Salesperson, Jana uses all of her diverse experiences, skills and connections to help her client's have a pleasant and successful real estate journey. Jana is honest, creative and a hardworking person who is more than capable of handling whatever is thrown at her. Jana is looking forward to being a part of your real estate journey!
Mary Worstell, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in NY & CT
Mary is a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson representing the lower Hudson Valley area -- Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland, Orange and Ulster Counties-- as well as western Connecticut.
Buying or selling a home can be both exciting and overwhelming at the same time. That is why having an honest, reliable and diligent real estate agent can make all the difference in the world. Mary’s ability to clearly explain the process to her clients, truly listen to their needs and wants, and accomplish the goals set forth in a timely manner will prove to make your buying or selling experience a positive one.
Mary’s background in education has fostered her ability to not only explain the process but lead her clients to a more comfortable level of understanding of the process. Her love of history and growing up in a home built in the 1850s has cultivated a particular passion for antique homes and the architectural details of yesteryear.
The words patient, professional, knowledgeable and positive are repeated throughout the 50 5-Star reviews written about Mary. Mary genuinely cares about her clients and takes pride in making lasting relationships, both personally and professionally; many of her clients become her close friends.
As the wife of a NYC Firefighter, Mary is honored to work with First Responders and Veterans. As her way of saying thanks, she donates $200 to the charitable foundation of their choice upon the close of any deal with a First Responder or Veteran client. Thank you for your service!
Certified Real Estate Negotiator
Certified Buyer Representative
President of the Reed Memorial Library Board of Trustees
2023 Five Star Professional Rising Star Real Estate Agent Award