By Staten Island Advance

March 4, 2011

A Group of Seasoned Agents Joins Tom Crimmins Realty

Tom Crimmins, broker/owner of Tom Crimmins Realty, is proud to announce several great new additions to his office.  “When I opened my office, my goal was to surround myself with great agents, and more importantly, great people. There is no doubt in my mind that I have achieved that. Reputation is everything in this business.” The new additions to his staff of professional are as follows:

Kawing Chiu

Kawing Chui is a sales phenomenon. “He’s a real estate machine,” attests his broker. Kawing is a highly respected real estate professional, and his great reputation and proven track record speak for themselves. His long tireless hours, vast knowledge and experience, great personality, and many contacts makes this professional one of the best in the business. Kawing’s last professional career as a computer programmer make him  a cut above the rest when it comes to marketing and searching for homes in this digital age. Aside from the English language, Kawing speaks fluent Mandarin and Cantonese and has a strong following among the Asian community. He is an expert in both Staten Island and Brooklyn and can make deals happen.

“Joining Tom and his staff at Tom Crimmins Realty was a great move for me. The camaraderie and agent-friendly workplace is wonderful. It’s a true family atmosphere.”

Call Kawing direct on his very accessible cell 347-777-8888. You’ll love him!

Francine Gilberto

Fran Gilberto looked to real estate as a second career and is loving every minute of it! A former professional executive at Tiffany & Co. for over thirty years, this sincere and very personable agent has what it takes to survive in this volatile real estate market. “She will win you over with her charm and sincerity, kill you with her kindness, and impress you with her dedication,” states her broker. This full-time professional is an expert in both Staten Island and Brooklyn sales. Fran, a long time resident of Westerleigh wanted to work in her hometown community. Following the recommendation of a friend, she contacted Tom, and after a quick interview she signed on.

 “I have to admit I was impressed. I felt very comfortable right from the start. The agent support system is unbelievable! The leads, the referrals, the atmosphere - everything that was promised has happened.”

Call Fran at 718-986-7950 for all of your real estate needs.

Kathy Giovinazzo

Kathy Giovinazzo knows everyone. This longtime and popular Staten Islander has many contacts throughout the community. Although she sells island-wide, her expertise is on the North Shore and the luxury communities of Staten Island. Kathy’s tenacious and persistent approach to real estate allows her to stay a step ahead of the competition. “I am thrilled to have Kathy on my team,” states Tom, “Her aggressive personality and her keen sense for knowing exactly what her buyers and sellers want is a true asset."  Kathy is just as thrilled to be part of Tom Crimmins Realty.“Tom and I should have teamed up long ago. He’s a great guy and a person of his word”

Looking to have a knowledgeable and relentless negotiator on your side? Call Kathy at 908-451-1421.

Lisa Martinelli

Lisa Martinelli has a passion for real estate and for people. Behind the scenes, she works hand-in-hand with her sister Fran Gilberto as a tireless team doing what she loves to do. A true people pleaser, she not only hears what her buyers and sellers are saying but she listens with the utmost sincerity.  “I’m excited to be part of the great things happening at this office,” says Lisa.

Lisa can be contacted at 917-607-2537.

Kelly Paik

Kelly Paik will win you over immediately. Her wonderful charm, sincere personality, and great people skills combine with her very seasoned professional image.  She is one of the hardest workers on the team and goes great lengths to bring awesome results to her buyers and sellers. “Kelly is a true gem in the real estate industry,” states her broker.

Call her at 718-354-7366 - you’ll be glad you did!

Nina Timpone

“Nina Timpone is the best!” states Tom. “She's been my friend since working together at a former agency.  I looked up to her then and still do now. I am forever impressed by the superior work ethic.”  Nina is a true class act. Her knowledge, professionalism, and great personality compliment the dedication she displays for her buyers and sellers. Nina is a seasoned expert in all aspects of real estate. She services first time buyers right up to luxury home buyers and has a great following. She is the realtor of choice for many builders and investors. “Plain and simple - I love being at this new office.  All great people!” says Nina.

Nina brings a wealth of knowledge with her. Don’t wait, call Nina now - you’ll be glad you did. She can be reached at 646-775-5643.

Tony Vega

Tony Vega, like Tom, is a retired NYPD Sergeant, and they actually worked together as police officers during the 1980’s. Tony is without a doubt enjoying his second career. He is a natural at real estate!  Known for his superb people skills over his long law enforcement career, this well-liked guy has found a way to utilize this exceptional skill with his buyers and sellers.  You will be amazed by his wisdom and impressed by his personality.

Tony can be reached at 347-231-0740

If you are a sales agent looking for a fair, agent-friendly work environment, feel free to call Tom for a confidential interview. Tom Crimmins Realty is located at 134 Watchogue Road, and Tom can be reached at 718-370-3200.