Dr. Luis Carlos Zapata of Forest Hills has been elected as a councilor for the nonprofit Medical Society of the State of New York. He is an attending physician in the Nassau University Medical Center emergency department and a core faculty member of the center's emergency medicine residency program in East Meadow.

Olga El Sehamy of Commack has been hired as director of Adelante of Suffolk County in Central Islip, an affiliate of Family Residences and Essential Enterprises in Old Bethpage. She was senior program manager at Ametek Aerospace and Defense in Garden City.

Corinne Hammons of Setauket has been hired as executive director of Little Flower Children and Family Services of New York in Wading River, Brooklyn and Queens. She was a vice president of Community Development Corp. of Long Island in Centereach.


John McDermott of Port Jefferson Station has joined RE/MAX Signature Real Estate in Setauket as a licensed real estate salesman. He was an attorney.

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Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage has hired several real estate sales agents.

Fontona Morency of Queens Village joins the Bellmore office. She was in customer service at World Carrier in New Hyde Park.

Daniella Passarelli of Locust Valley joins the East Hills office. She was an account manager at CU Auto Coupon in Hauppauge.

Mena Ricciardi of Huntington joins the Huntington office. She was a substitute teacher in the Huntington Union Free School District.

Doris Rose Piazza of Seaford joins the Massapequa Park office. She was with Coldwell Banker Manor Gate in Wantagh.


Marlene Griffin of Rocky Point joins the Mount Sinai office. She was with Century 21 Castle in Rocky Point.

Jean Curreri of Hampton Bays joins the Ronkonkoma office. She was the owner-broker at Coldwell Banker Trading Places in Hampton Bays.

Gregory Rodriguez of Bohemia joins the Ronkonkoma office. He was a customer service coordinator at Hill-Rom Co. Inc. in Plainview.

Abbie Rosenfield of Holtsville joins the Ronkonkoma office. She was in sales at Pennysaver in Edgewood.


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Two attorneys have joined Campolo, Middleton & McCormick LLP in Ronkonkoma.

Frederick Eisenbud of Fort Salonga founded the Law Office of Frederick Eisenbud in Commack.

Lilia Factor of Massapequa Park also was from the Law Office of Frederick Eisenbud in Commack.

Elliott M. Portman of Huntington Station has been hired as counsel at Rosenthal & Goldhaber PC in Hauppauge. He was a partner at Roe Taroff Taitz & Portman LLP of Bohemia.


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Michael Dash of Valley Stream has been hired as executive charter consultant at Air Charter Service in Uniondale. He previously worked at Hermosa Valley School in Costa Rica as an English and math teacher.

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