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Michael Castellano, Principal Broker


cell- 518.505.4811

Gilcrest Properties was founded in 2012 by local entrepreneur Michael Castellano.
Michael has over 15 years of well-rounded real estate experience. Michael also has a background in mortgage origination, as well as title work.  Before that Michael graduated the Culinary Institute of America with high honors and cooked for President's, rock stars and everyone in between.
A native to Long Island, NY, Michael currently holds a real estate broker's license in Massachusetts and New York State.  He has homes in East Dennis, MA & Stuyvesant Falls, NY.
Whether you are selling your home, buying your first house, or simply relocating, Gilcrest Properties "is right where you belong!".
Larry Gregory, Licensed Salesperson
cell- 518-653-6949

Larry has been a Columbia County resident his entire life and knows the area well.  He worked many years in Restaurant Management, Training, Human Resources and most recently as a Safety Director. He has an Accounting degree and holds a current Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification.  He was also a Volunteer Income Tax Preparer as part of the VITA program at Columbia Opportunities from 2009-2015.  To say he has a passion for helping people would be an understatement.

Whether you are buying, selling or just have questions, he is here to help.  Home buying is thought to be one of the most stressful times in one’s life.  He is here to alleviate that stress.  This is what he does and does well.  Give him a call.

Anthony Torres, Licensed Salesperson
cell- 518-428-5230
I’ve always had a passion for connecting and collaborating with people. It’s my motivation for many of the choices I make in life. It’s the reason I chose to pursue my education in psychology, the reason I decided to travel around the world and what motivates my commitment to a career in real estate. Since buying a home can be one of the biggest financial decisions many will make in their lives, you’ll want someone to give that decision the attention, care and consideration it deserves. I’m here to guide you through every step of your purchase or sale. 
Judy Gregory
cell- 518.965.5212
A "self-proclaimed boring person" couldn't be farther from the truth when it comes to Judy! With a degree in Business Administration, Judy worked 15+ years in human resource while raising her two twin children in the place where she grew up and never wants to leave, Columbia County. Married for over 32 years to her childhood sweetheart, Judy enjoys exotic pets and shopping from her time away from working as a full-time realtor.  For buying or selling your home, give Judy a call and find out why she is considered the best of the best!
Tracy Fox Koontz, Licensed Salesperson
cell- 413-315-7439
Originally from Massachusetts, Tracy has made Kinderhook her hometown for the last twelve years. She has a degree in business administration and has spent the last 12 years working as a successful sales representative for a national merchandising company.  She is known for her outstanding client service, timely communication and attention to detail. Using these same skills, she will be able to assist you throughout your home buying experience, from start to finish! In her free time, Tracy enjoys kayaking on the lake and hiking the Appalachian Trail.
Qiu Qin "Linda" Zheng
cell - 845-901-8454
Linda lives in Valatie with her husband and two boys.  Originally from New York City, she comes from a family with a long history in the hospitality/restaurant business.  A "go getter" and "self-starter" Linda has always been fascinated by real estate from an early age.  She looks forward to assisting her clients in buying or selling their homes with much enthusiasm.  Give Linda a call today!
David Usher 
cell - 518-505-5419
Dave was born and raised in NY's capital region and has called Columbia County home for the last 24 years.  Dave graduated from Union College with Engineering / Computer Science degrees and worked in NY technology industries for seventeen years.   Prior to launching his real estate career, Dave traveled all over the country (and internationally) working with some of the largest, most prestigious universities, installing software and training them how to use the system to manage their research.  Despite all of the wonderful places he has seen in his travels, there is no where he would rather live than right here in upstate NY.  
Denise Guerrero 
cell - 518-653-9262
Denise managed a busy real estate office and later worked in the corporate real estate division for a large company in Stamford, CT, where she was born. She completed her RE Appraisal education requirements and then relocated to Valatie in 2003, where she made her home with her three children. She worked as an appraiser for a short time before she became a licensed salesperson in 2005. She accepted a civil service administrative position at the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site, located in Kinderhook, where she worked for seven years. She is excited to return to the Real Estate profession! She enjoys the possibilities and uniqueness of real estate opportunities and truly enjoys working with clients and on projects to see them through!
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