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Who’s News: Barnes-Moses joins Douglas Elliman, Triplement adds brother sister duo



Douglas Elliman Real Estate announced that Pamela Barnes-Moses has joined the firm.


Bringing 15 years of experience with her, she will work out of Elliman’s headquarters at 575 Madison Avenue.

Previously with the Corcoran Group, Barnes-Moses gained experience as a broker in the firm’s Multi-Dollar Club before moving into the role of senior managing director, where she oversaw 85 agents.

Barnes-Moses began her career in advertising before making the switch to real estate.
Triplemint announced that Zoe Kellerhals-Madussi and Alex Kellerhals have joined the real estate tech startup.

As a brother and sister team, Alex and Zoe bring a multicultural and multilingual flavor to the company, with the siblings speaking five languages fluently between them.


Alex and Zoe are half Swiss, half American, born in Paris and raised between Europe and the United States.


Avid travelers, the duo have lived and worked across the globe, both in and out of real estate, including a family business in Switzerland which owns

and manages several rental properties.

With a degree in corporate communications and a specialization in luxury marketing, Zoe previously marketed commercial real estate at CBRE and worked for a number of real estate management companies.

Most recently, she was the Global Marketing Director for an international diamond manufacturer.

With a degree in geography and a minor in journalism, Alex moved to Thailand after college for an internship with the International Organization for Migration.

It was there that Alex built a business network, managing the export of goods between Thailand, Guinea, and East Timor. Alex stayed in Asia for six years before making New York City his home.


Tay Tiwoni has joined Corcoran’s West Side Gallery office after four years with Halstead.

Tiwoni began his real estate career as an investor buying and selling mainly townhomes in Harlem which earned him the nickname “Townhouse Tay.” One his most recent sales landed him in the record books with the first Striver’s Row sale above $3 million.

He will specialize in the Harlem neighborhood.
Keller Williams announced it has hired four new agents

Spencer Rhoda has seven years of real estate experience, most recently working at TOWN.


He will working with both buyers and sellers, focusing on development, first-time buyers and luxury rentals.

Rhoda was the top-producing rookie at his previous firm in 2013 and a founding member of the #8 team in the nation in price per square foot in 2015.

He holds the building record for both price per square foot and dollar amount at 254 Park Avenue South. Prior to brokerage, Spencer worked for a luxury design / build firm specializing in high-end residential renovation.

He holds a degree in history from University of Pennsylvania,

Ashley Bernardes also joins Keller Williams from TOWN where she worked for the past two years.

Wade Johnson is an agent with five years of experience in the industry who formerly worked at Wave.

And Christopher Simon joins Keller Williams after working for the last year at Douglas Elliman.
Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty announced the promotion of Annie Holdreith to Sales Manager of its Manhasset office.


A veteran top-producing agent, Holdreith was previously the Assistant Sales Manager in Manhasset. She is filling the position vacated by Deirdre O’Connell, who was named Chief Executive Officer of the organization.

Holdreith came to Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty with the 2007 acquisition of Deirdre O’Connell Realty, where she had been an agent.

She has been a member of DGSIR Gold Circle of Excellence since 2012 and was named co-assistant sales manager of the Manhasset office in 2013.

She was a creative director for a boutique branding agency, marketing director and director of business development for a magazine publisher before her career in real estate.
AKAM Sales & Brokerage announced that Chris Herrera has joined the firm.


Previously with Keller Williams, Herrera was among the top three percent of agents nationwide.

A classically-trained professional dancer for over 20 years at Lincoln Center, Herrara worked with such notables as Mikhail Baryshnikov and Placido Domingo.

He launched his own critically acclaimed Atrevete Flamenco Dance Theater in New York.
Realtor Tina Vaitkus has joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hudson Valley Properties’ LaGrangeville, New York, office.

Vaitkus brings 12 years of real estate experience to the position. Previously, she worked as an Associate Real Estate Broker/Corporate Trainer with a real estate brokerage.


While there, her work as a consistent top producer included managing a multi-million-dollar inventory, earning her a ranking in the top 10 percent of the firm’s brokers.

She also served as the company’s corporate trainer on social media marketing, which increased agent marketing by 55 percent and resulted in a “Gold Award” for her outstanding sales and exceptional customer service

Vaitkus is the on-air radio personality of The Tina Show on Pawling Public Radio 103.7 WPWL.

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