BNAR Members in the News

Peg and Dan Eisenhauer Daughter Diagnosed with Glioblastoma

Kim Vaillancourt, daughter of Peg and Dan Eisehnauer, Re/Max North, has been diagnosed with grade 4 glioblastoma.  Kim underwent emergency surgery at Buffalo General Medical Center to remove the tumors, but she cannot undergo radiation and chemotherapy due to her pregnancy.  The rest of the family, which include Ryan 12, Hailey 11, Mailia 10, Jose 7 and Charlie 6 are taking on more chores to help out.  Two of their children require homeschooling and Josie was born without arms or legs.  To donate go to

Bruce Biltekoff Raising Funds for a Realtor Friend With Stage 4 Cancer

Barbara Christ, a REALTOR from Montana, had much misfortune in her life.  She was in a tragic car accident in Montana, which left her with titanium plates and screws from her lower back and pelvis, down both legs and to her feet.  Her husband survived the accident but died of a massive coronary three months later.  She had to give up her real estate license and now is back in Buffalo, not for pleasure, but for cancer therapy at Roswell and her bills are piling up.  A good friend and fellow REALTOR, Bruce Biltekoff, started a website for anyone who would like to extend blessings or contribute.


2016 WCR Officers

President – Amber Wesser
President Elect – Jessica Wallace
Treasurer – Melody Overs
VP of Membership – Jeanette Krieger
VP of Affiliates – Steven Wik
Secretary – Kelly Spurlock

Congratulations to our REALTOR® and REALTOR-ASSOCIATE® of the Years and Buffalo Awards

Find out who they are by using the link above.  Nomination forms for the awards are due the first week of December each year.

Condolences to:

Alice Miranda, MJ Peterson, whose granddaughter passed away on April 8, 2016
Christopher Wietig, Buffalo Property Partners, whose father passed away on April 13, 2016
Tammy Capozzi, whose brother Michael III passed away on January 29, 2016

Christie Rothshild, whose father in law passed away March 25, 2015
Marlene DeCarlo, whose husband passed away March 22, 2015 Sharon Ciminelli, MJ Peterson Real Estate, whose mother in law passed away on June 29
Colleen Kulikowski, Keller Williams of Buffalo, whose father passed away June 15, 2014
Michael Johnson, RealtyUSA, whose mother passed away on March 5
Mary Jane Herdic, Nothnagle Realtors Property Center, whose great-grandmother passed away on September 4
Lynda Mason, Century 21-Ganey, whose son David passed away on August 18
Mark Brylinski, Hunt Real Estate ERA, whose father, Walter J. Brylinski, passed away on June 30
Susan Wright whose mother Sophia passed away on May 19
Floyd Doring, Re/Max North, whose son passed away on March 28, 2013

In Memoriam:


Mullins, Madelyn, RealtyUSA - April 5, 2016
Blaine, Thomas, F.E. Blaine REALTORS,  Past President of BNAR – May 24, 2016

Kraus, Norman – September 17, 2016;  
Kossowski, Henry – September 26, 2016;
Cain, Dawn  October 2, 2016


Shiesley, Lynne – Hunt Real Estate ERA – March 21, 2015


Rhonda Gervase, Bid-n-Buy Realty & Auctions, October 26, 2014
Jayson, Joseph M. – Homemark Realty – June 27, 2014
Kustich, Mary Ann - WNY Metro Roberts - February 10, 2014
Luongo, Melanie – RealtyUSA – January 22, 2014
Bishara, Norman -  Bishara Real Estate, January 18, 2014
Skotnicki, Joan – MJ Peterson Real Estate, January 13, 2014
Noonan, James – MJ Peterson Real Estate, January 10, 2014


Prendergast, Joseph T. -  Coldwell Banker Chubb Real Estate,  November 8, 2013
Siefer, Jane - Turning Key Realty August 20, 2013

Defazio, Mary Jane – RealtyUSA – May 14, 2013
Ziehm, David R – Ziehm Real Estate – April 25, 2013
Mabee, Dick – March 12, 2013
Kirsch, Rose   Metro Kirsch Real EstateFishburne, Mary - RealtyUSA
Strozyk, David J.- Sunset Realty
Kownaski, Margaret B, MJ Peterson, Past President of BNARMcCarthy, John, Century 21 McCarthy, Past President of BNAR
Naylon, William – RealtyUSA – January 20, 2012
Leslie, Kristen – Coldwell Banker Talarico – January 17, 2013
Coles, Robert – Robcol Real Estate – January 14, 2013
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