HHRR April 22, 2024

Howard Hanna Real Estate Services Celebrates Joe Maymi with the Anne Freyvogel Hanna Legacy Award

Nanuet, NY- Joe Maymi, the manager of Howard Hanna | Rand Realty’s White Plains office, was awarded the Anne Freyvogel Hanna Legacy Award. This prestigious award, given at the annual HannaCon convention in Orlando, recognizes exemplary individuals in the real estate industry who demonstrate significant community involvement and leadership.

The Anne Freyvogel Hanna Legacy Award is named after Anne F. Hanna, who co-founded Howard Hanna Real Estate Services with Howard Hanna Jr. in 1957. Anne Hanna’s dedication to community service has set a lasting standard that continues to influence the company’s ethos, promoting a balance of professional excellence and community engagement.

Joe Maymi’s impressive leadership at the White Plains office is complemented by his extensive contributions to his community. As part of the Big Brothers program, Joe serves as a mentor and sits on the board of trustees, playing a pivotal role in guiding the organization’s marketing and development efforts. His dedication to mentorship is also highlighted by his founding of the National Latino Coalition Conference (NLCC), the largest Latino-focused conference in the country, where he leads educational initiatives targeting the Hispanic community.

Additionally, Joe’s commitment to cultural promotion is showcased by his significant role in organizing the inaugural Puerto Rican parade in White Plains, which will be celebrated for the first time this year. He also holds a position on the board of the White Plains Puerto Rican Society, further emphasizing his commitment to enhancing and celebrating cultural diversity in the community.

Joe’s previous roles include serving as the president of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) in Westchester and as a director on its education board, underscoring his dedication to improving industry standards and empowering Hispanic professionals.

As one of the 50 national speakers for the Hispanic Wealth Project, Joe educates communities on financial literacy, focusing on real estate investment in black and brown communities.

His artistic talents also contribute positively to society; he creates superhero-themed artwork that he donates to various children’s hospitals, providing joy and inspiration to young patients.

Joe’s commitment to fundraising and community support is also highlighted by his involvement with the Howard Hanna Children’s Free Care Fund, where his efforts have led to considerable success in fundraising initiatives. Moreover, he supports The Student Platform for Engineering Education Development (SPEED), a global non-profit student organization that facilitates the exchange of ideas, knowledge, and cultural experiences in learning and education. Additionally, his participation in LORE enhances educational, assistive, and mentoring efforts within the Hispanic community, focusing on navigating the challenges of working, building, and investing in real estate.

Howard W. “Hoddy” Hanna, III, Chairman of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, praised Joe, stating, “Joe embodies the spirit of Anne Freyvogel Hanna through his dedicated leadership and community involvement. We are thrilled to honor him with this award at such a significant event.”

Reacting to his award, Joe Maymi expressed his gratitude: “Being recognized at HannaCon, among my peers and industry leaders, is truly humbling. This award motivates me even more to persist in my efforts to uphold the high standards set by Anne Freyvogel Hanna and to make a positive impact in our community.”

Joe Maymi’s receipt of the Anne Freyvogel Hanna Legacy Award and community involvement serves as an inspiration for excellence and community involvement within Howard Hanna Rand Realty as well as the entire family of Howard Hanna companies.