Diane Ramirez named Halstead Property's CEO, James Gricar taking over as president

After serving as president for 14 years, Halstead Property co-founder Diane Ramirez has been named CEO — a newly created position — and General Sales Manager James Gricar will take over the role of president, The Real Deal reports. Ramirez was named one of Inman News’ “100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders” for 2013.

Acquired by Terra Holdings in 2001, the Manhattan-based brokerage has more than 1,000 agents working out of 28 offices in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Richard Grossman has been promoted to managing director, the Real Deal said, and Sara Rotter to executive director of sales for downtown. Trish Martin moves up to executive director of sales for Brooklyn, and Eugene Cordano has been named executive director of sales for New Jersey. Source: therealdeal.com.