Sonya2 Sonya Weisshappel, Co-President (Service Provider) Sonya Weisshappel is President and Founder of New York’s leading professional organizing and move management company, Seriatim, Inc. For more than eighteen years she has specialized in providing wellness during major life transitions. She lives and works in Manhattan, and is a proud wife, daughter, mother, and stepmother. NYCorp member since 1999. Please visit for more information about her services.
Peggy Lee, Co-President (Corporate) Peggy is the Director of Compensation & Expatriates for LVMH Inc., based in New York City, since November 2013. Previously, Peggy was the Manager of Global Mobility for Bunge Limited in White Plains. She joined Bunge in November of 2005. Peggy obtained her MBA in Human Resources from Baruch College, City University of New York and her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Management from University of Oregon. She also holds certifications of CCP (Certified Compensation Professional), CBP (Certified Benefits Professional) and GRP (Global Remuneration Professional) from WorldatWork as well as GMS (Global Mobility Specialist) from Worldwide ERC.
 ken Kenneth Flornes, Treasurer Kenneth Flornes is the CEO and Founder of Nectar Furnished Apartments. His exceptional leadership skills have been noted with numerous awards and honors including: 1st Place Customer Service & Sales Partner of the year, and The Presidential Sales Award for Inside and Outside Sales multiple years running. As the previous Vice President at Silver Towers and the Beekman his extensive knowledge in sales, operations, budgeting, and marketing, has assisted him in the management of the relations and inventory of 33 buildings with over 650 units in New York City, with an additional 500 units across the region. Flornes experience has given him a vast understanding that has supported him in revolutionizing a new corporate housing company that specializes in high-end service and quality. His ingenuity has created a rapidly growing company that has grown to over 130-luxury apartment within 5 different states.
 Mike Mike Cahill, Marketing Mike Cahill is Vice President, Global Business Development for Weichert Workforce Mobility. Responsible for developing corporate relocation business in the Northeast for the company’s rapidly growing relocation division, Mike’s primary focus is to support major global organizations with diverse tactical and strategic mobility needs.As a 25 year industry veteran, Mike began his relocation career with Merrill Lynch Relocation in 1986 and went on to spent over 20 years in various operations, sales and sales leadership positions within Prudential Relocation Management in Phoenix, AZ.In his tenure, Mike has supported over 400 multi-national organizations to design and implement programs suited to each firms’ unique requirements. He has lectured and written numerous articles on varied relocation issues including the complex process of procuring relocation services.
 Ron Ron Labin, Membership Ron Labin is Vice President, Global Business Development for Weichert Relocation Resources Inc. in Morris Plains, NJ. As a trusted advisor, he is responsible for providing global workforce mobility solutions to corporations located in the Northeastern US. A 15 year veteran of the relocation industry, Ron has served on Worldwide ERC’s National Conference Planning Committee, Mobility Editorial Advisory Committee and as a New Member Mentor; earned his Certified Relocation Professional (CRP) in 1997 and Senior Global Mobility Specialist designation in 2004; served as President of the Young Relocation Professionals Network; and he currently serves on the Board of Directors for New York City Organization of Relocation Professionals, New Jersey Relocation Council and SHRM Central New Jersey industry groups. In 2011, he was awarded Worldwide ERC’s Meritorious Service Award for his ongoing support of the industry. Ron received his Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from San Francisco State University and was relocated to New York City in 1996.
 daniel Daniel Baum, Sponsorship 
Caroline Pacht, Education
 Brit Brit Bemis, Event Planning 
Christine M. Haney, Co-President Emeritus (Service Provider) A member of the Prudential team since 1993, Christine M. Haney brings her client relations expertise and business-building results to Prudential Douglas Elliman as Vice President of Global Relocation and Referral Services. Christine is responsible for strategic design and implementation of programs designed to provide exceptional service and increase business opportunities, while forging relationships with customers, corporate clients and brokers alike.Former Director of Business Development for Prudential Home Connections (PHC), Christine, who covered the USA led business development and marketing efforts for Prudential Home Connections, an employee benefits program or affinity program utilized by corporations or organizations for their customer or membership base.Christine’s background includes experience as Director, Prudential Referral Services (PRS), Manager of the Northeast Broker Network and Team Leader of Appraisal/Inspection and Real Estate Services. Prior to that, she spent nine years as a Financial Manager for several smaller companies, handling various aspects of financial and strategic planning. Earning her CRP designation in May 2000, and GMS designation in 2007, Christine holds a BS in Business Management from Albertus Magnus College, New Haven, Connecticut.Mother of twins, Richard and Sara, Christine, her husband and children reside in Connecticut. Christine is a member of the Hamden Hall Parents Association. She is the President of NYCorp Regional Relocation Group, and has sat on the Board of Directors for the Young Relocation Professionals Network (YRPN) as Vice President of their Education and Mentor program.
 Michelle Michelle Durkin, Co-President Emeritus (Corporate) 
 jody Jody Paul Ragonese, Community Outreach Jody enjoys providing relocation and work-life home lending solutions for his national Clientele. He has been part of the dynamic Citibank corporate solutions team since 2005. He has supported multinational organizations for over 27 years in a range of capacities including solution development, project/team management, and leveraging global partnerships. He holds a Masters in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, which continually provides insights into the challenges his Mobility/Talent Management Client Partners face daily. Jody recently served as a Trustee on the ERC Foundation, where he developed a strategic fundraising roadmap. In a previous life, he worked at the St. Jude Children’s Hospital and in the UK developing fundraising initiatives to help defeat cancer. Jody lives in the NY Metro area, and his amazing family inspires him daily.
 Marel Marel Nunziato , Secretary 
 Megan Megan DeMartinis, Website Megan joined TheMIGroup in 2000 as a Relocation Manager and was quickly promoted to the position of Team Leader, Relocation Services. In June 2007, Megan began in her current role as Senior Consultant, Client Relations. With over 13 years of Real Estate and Relocation experience and a BA in English from William Patterson University, Megan serves as a strategic relationship partner to the Corporate Client. She is responsible for the development and execution of global programs, group move execution and special projects. Megan achieved (2003) and maintains her Certified Relocation Professional (CRP) designation and holds a New Jersey Real Estate License.
Michelle Hennessey, Community Outreach Michelle is passionate about helping her clients find their perfect “home sweet home”. Her dedication to providing exceptional customer service and her keen ability to understand her client’s needs have resulted in a track record of highly successful transactions. Michelle’s professionalism and her skills in conducting business have earned her nothing short of 5-star customer reviews. With 15+ years of experience in the corporate relocation industry as both a sales and an operations executive, Michelle is skilled at negotiating contracts and effectively managing the multiple aspects of a move. Her clients benefit from her expertise in executing the home search process and her ability to smoothly guide her clients to the closing table. Michelle has called Fairfield, CT home since 2007 and coupled with her extensive experience living abroad, she is a real estate professional with local knowledge and global expertise. Michelle’s passion for foreign cultures and languages led her to focus her studies in political science and international relations. She began her studies at the University of Wisconsin- Madison and went on to earn a Master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Paris. Michelle gained valuable work experience abroad at the International Chamber of Commerce, UNESCO and at Knight Frank, her first role with an international real estate firm. Michelle plays an active role in the local business community. She is a member of the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce and she is Secretary on the committee for the Fairfield Emerging Leaders Organization (FELO). She leads the Fairfield chapter of Believe Inspire Grow (B.I.G.), a women’s organization that provides the inspiration, tools and community to help women every day become the best that they can be.“Creating Home Sweet Home in Fairfield County & Beyond…”
Rob Sanford, Community Outreach Rob joined New York University’s Office of Global Services, in December 2011 as Associate Director for Immigration and Mobility Services. He entered the relocation/global mobility industry in 1996. He has held the following positions: Associate Director, Interim Director, Financial Account Manager, Operations Manager, Account Manager, Project Manager, Product Manager, Immigration Services Consultant and Consultant.  Rob received a Masters of Business Administration from Fairfield University and a Bachelor of Science from Sacred Heart University. He also has his Certified Relocation Professional (CRP) and Global Mobility Specialist – Talent designations from Worldwide ERC®.