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Long Island hires and promotions: Valley National Bank

Shawn D. Cassidy, of Huntington, has been hired

Shawn D. Cassidy, of Huntington, has been hired as first senior vice president, director of residential mortgage sales at Valley National Bank in Jericho. Credit: Valley National Bank


Shawn D. Cassidy of Huntington has been hired as first senior vice president, director of residential mortgage sales, at Valley National Bank in Jericho. He was residential-mortgage area manager at Wells Fargo in Melville.


Danny Toy of Lynbrook has been hired as general manager and head of Long Island business development at Social Bicycles in Long Beach. He was director, strategic partnerships, at CBS Radio in Manhattan.


Gary Swiman of Long Beach has been hired as president of COMPASS-Regulatory and Compliance Advisers, an affiliate of Grassi & Co., in Manhattan. He had a similar position at BDO Consulting in Manhattan.


Sunny Naqvi of East Patchogue, a field technician at CMIT Solutions of Mid-Suffolk in Bohemia, has been named president and will assume ownership of the company.


P.W. Grosser Consulting Inc. in Bohemia, an environmental engineering services company, has two new hires.

Patricia Sileo of Centerport, hired as director of human resources, had the same job at Gadge USA Inc. in Lake Success.

Garrett Gobillot of Norwalk, Connecticut, hired as a staff engineer, was an engineer at DTC Inc. in Hamden, Connecticut.


Donald McCarthy of Central Islip has been hired as YouthBuild Long Island career and placement coordinator at the United Way of Long Island in Deer Park. He was a correction officer captain at Rikers Island Correctional Facility in East Elmhurst, Queens.


Bill Wesnofske of Dix Hills has been hired as vice president of sales at AccuVein Inc. in Medford. He was senior director of sales at BioReference Laboratories in Mineola.

Peter Scaminaci of Howard Beach has been appointed executive vice president and chief administrative officer at St. Joseph Hospital in Bethpage. He was senior vice president and executive director of Phoenix Houses of New York in Manhattan.


Coach Realtors has hired three real estate sales agents.

Vincent DiDaniele of East Northport, hired in East Northport, was with Douglas Elliman in Huntington.

Diane O’Connor of Huntington, hired in East Norwich, was with Signature Premier Properties in Syosset.

Nicole Hopf of Centereach, hired in Mount Sinai, recently completed the licensing course at the American Real Estate School in Hauppauge.

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