Category Archives: Spotlight On

“Part of Something Bigger” – Dan Ferriouolo

When Dan Ferriouolo, a WRRE agent in Milford, hit his fundraising goal of $2,000 for the annual Raveis Ride + Walk, his mother, Vicki, cried because she knew the donations to the Damon Runyon Cancer Foundation were made in her honor. In 2014, Vicki was diagnosed with breast cancer, after already enduring cervical cancer and melanoma. The following months proved to be a heart-wrenching roller coaster for the family, but throughout the tears, the more prevalent emotion was anger — an emotion they had never felt before.

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“Breast Cancer Is Just A Chapter, Not the Story Of My Life,” Jennifer Cavanaugh & Her Journey

When you are juggling three sons three and under and you lead an active, healthy and fit life, the last words you expect to hear are “You have cancer.” But that’s the phone call Jennifer Cavanaugh, 35, received in June 2018 while traveling with her family — and her whole world shifted. Three months ago, as she was putting her eight-month-old baby in his crib for a nap, she found a lump. Two doctors told her it was likely a cyst, but she pushed for further testing. Ultimately, a biopsy showed she had an aggressive form of breast cancer, called HER2/hormone negative, a protein in her cells that allows the cancer to live and spread.

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September 6, 2018

William Raveis & the Boston Red Sox, by Ryan Raveis

It’s not every day that you get to participate in a TV commercial shoot with professional baseball players, but that’s exactly how I spent a chilly Thursday morning in May, after we announced the exciting news that we were the new official real estate company of the Boston Red Sox.

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July 2, 2018

Memories of Our Father, An Interview with Ryan & Chris Raveis

What better way to celebrate Father’s Day then having Ryan and Chris Raveis share their favorite memories of their dad, Founder and CEO of William Raveis Real Estate, Bill Raveis. As all of you are celebrating your fathers today, we reflect on what these great men have taught us! Thank you, Dads!

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June 17, 2018

Mother’s Day Spotlight on Mother/Son Team, The Gigliotti Group!

On one of the most special days of the year, Mother’s Day, we decided to interview Bette and Anthony Gigliotti. They are a dynamic mother and son duo and real estate team (The Gigliotti Group) with William Raveis Real Estate! Let’s learn more about how they learn from each other and work together!

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May 11, 2018

Refining a Brand’s Identity: The Power of Soul

By Ryan Raveis, Co-President William Raveis Companies

I salute People Magazine’s announcement in April that they have rebranded their popular annual issue celebrating Hollywood’s beautiful people. Since 1990, the annual event has evolved from a list of the “50 Most Beautiful” to “Most Beautiful Woman” and now “The Beautiful Issue.” The editor-in-chief, Jess Cagle, noted that the change of the title is meant to “make clear that the issue is not a beauty contest … it will celebrate the most beautiful qualities of all: strength, humanity and artistry.” He added that the issue celebrates all kinds of beauty: “beautiful souls as well as beautiful skin.” [If you missed who they chose for this year’s cover, it’s the musical artist Pink.]

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April 20, 2018

Agent Spotlight: Mother & Son Team, Rosemarie & Anthony

On this week’s Agent Spotlight, we talked to Rosemarie and Anthony Longo, a mother/son team from Greenwich, CT! They talk about their shared love of tough workouts and boating on the blog! Enjoy!

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February 21, 2018

Spotlight on Stacy Young from Greenwich, CT

On our latest installment of Agent Spotlight, we caught up with Stacy Young of Greenwich, CT. She’s hugely involved in the community and loves being a part of William Raveis for the technology and marketing tools we have! We’re so happy to have such a dedicated team member in one of our biggest markets. Thank you, Stacy!

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January 9, 2018

‘Light a Fire’ Moffly Media Honoree, Bill Raveis

After three successful years running the Raveis Ride + Walk, a company run event to raise money for cancer research, Bill Raveis was honored by Moffly Media for his charitable contributions. The Light A Fire Awards salute individuals and organizations from across lower Fairfield County who have gone beyond the ordinary to extraordinary in their giving back to our community. From philanthropists and volunteers to organizations helping families, children and other members of our communities, the honorees are truly unique.

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December 5, 2017

Spotlight On: Rose Ciardiello of Guilford, CT

Today’s spotlight falls on Rose Ciardiello, a successful agent & working mother from Guilford, CT. Rose is a three-time breast cancer survivor and has appeared in ads for Black House White Market & Guess Jean, aptly named “Beauty Beyond Breast Cancer,” which highlight real women who have beat the disease.  Proceeds from store and catalog sales benefited the Living Beyond Breast Cancer Organization. Catch up on Rose’s life today below & watch her special videos here & here.

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November 27, 2017