Frank Edwards joins Douglas Elliman Real Estate in the Setauket office as a licensed associate real estate broker. The Port Jefferson resident was previously owner and a broker for Frank Edwards Realty in Port Jefferson.

Anthony DeVivio has been promoted to managing director of sales for the Hamptons for Halstead Property and will work primarily in East Hampton office. He was promoted from director of sales in upper Manhattan and Riverdale, and resides in East Hampton.


Dr. John A. Grant has been appointed director of pediatric neurosurgery at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola. The board-certified neurosurgeon also works at Neurological Surgery Group throughout Long Island and is a resident of Point Lookout.


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Gail DiGiacomo joins Suffolk Federal Credit Union as assistant branch manager in Medford. The Bohemia resident previously was senior head teller for Citibank in Port Jefferson.

Diane Walsh joins First National Bank of New York as senior vice president and chief retail banking officer and will work in Melville. The Mineola resident was previously small business market manager at Citibank in Mineola.


Vivian Breier joins Uniondale law firm Ruskin Moscou Faltischek as partner and member of the firm's corporate and securities department. The Old Bethpage resident rejoins the firm after serving as general counsel for over ten years at Aperio CI Inc. in Ronkonkoma.

Mineola law firm Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone has announced four promotions and two new hires.

Laura Brandt Blasberg, of Stony Brook, has been promoted to partner in the tax group practice and previously served as of counsel.

Salvatore Bochicchio, of Dix Hills, has been promoted to of counsel in trusts and estates practice and previously was an associate.

Norman Cerullo, of Stony Brook, has been promoted to of counsel in the commercial litigation practice and previously served as an associate.

Gisella Rivera, of Commack, has been promoted to of counsel in the corporate law practice and previously served as an associate.

Larry Martinez joins the firm as of counsel in the labor and employment practice. The Islip resident previously served as an associate at Littler Mendelson in Melville.

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Matthew J. Moisan joins as an associate in the corporate law practice. The Roslyn resident was previously an associate at Certilman, Balin, Adler & Hyman in East Meadow.


Josephine Silla joins Forerunner Telecom in Bohemia as marketing coordinator. The Bohemia resident previously worked in multiple communications roles in the outreach and nursing departments at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Manhattan.

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