The Mohawk Valley Association of REALTORS® (MVAR) is pleased to announce the 2020 MVAR Board of Directors and Mid New York Regional MLS Board of Managers.


MVAR Board members for 2020 include:

President Amanda Reinfelds, Coldwell Banker Faith Properties

President-Elect Calvin Lyon, Pondra’s Homes & Hearth Realty

Treasurer David Paciello, One Realty Partners

Secretary Natalie Roth, Benn Realty, LLC (newly elected)

Art VanVechten, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services CNY Realty

Lisa Kowalczyk, Assist 2 Sell Buyers & Sellers 1st Choice (newly elected)

Immediate Past-President Diana Raymond, Coldwell Banker Prime Properties


MLS Board of Managers for 2020 include:

President Melissa Paquette, Coldwell Banker Prime Properties

President-Elect Keith Vincelette, Coldwell Banker Faith Properties

Secretary/Treasurer Nicholas Mancari, Hunt Real Estate ERA

Jay Groah, Better Homes and Gardens RE Select

Michael Stoquert, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services CNY Realty (newly elected)

Wendy Palinski, Flagstone Real Estate (newly elected)

Joelle Sebastian-Dean, Weichert REALTORS® Premier Properties (newly elected)


The Mohawk Valley Association of REALTORS® was first chartered in 1915  as the Utica Real Estate Board, and later merged with the Herkimer & Rome Boards, and in 2012 became the Mohawk Valley Association of REALTORS®. MVAR is a member of the New York State Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®, and their mission is to provide their members with resources and education, promote professionalism and position themselves as ambassadors of the community. For more information on the Mohawk Valley Association of REALTORS®, visit

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