Our team — assembled to protect our clients and close transactions.
Herman Herrera, Broker / Owner
Herman Herrera founded Herman & Co in 2004. A former Marine and St. John's University alumni, Herman is responsible for over a billion dollars in closed transactions. He has been featured on numerous media outlets including The New York Times, USAToday, The Staten Island Advance, The Real Deal, New York Magazine, Business Influencers Radio, and TLC's series "Moving Up". He has built a reputation on integrity, honesty, and powerful negotiating skills.
John Belfiore, Licensed Real Estate Agent
John Belfiore joined Herman & Co in 2018. Born and raised in Staten Island, John is a graduate of the College of Staten Island with a Bachelor's degree in finance and management. He worked in the banking industry for the last three years and brings a wealth of customer service experience to his clients. "John is very knowledgeable which is deceiving because he's young. I believe his work ethic has given him a huge advantage. He has all the makings of a superstar agent and I'm proud to have him as a member of the Herman & Co family" says Herman Herrera, Broker/Owner of Herman & Co.
Kevin Borgersen, Licensed Broker Associate, agent development director
Kevin is a licensed real estate broker associate with a passion for all things real estate. With over a decade of small business ownership, he brings vast knowledge and experience in marketing and customer service to his clients. He specializes in residential and commercial sales, as well as sales of small businesses. Kevin also mentors new agents as director of agent development for Herman & Co. "Kevin is an integral part of the Herman & Co family. He has become a trusted source of knowledge not just for our clients, but for other agents in the office" says Herman Herrera, Broker/Owner of Herman & Co.
Keith Cohen, Licensed Real Estate Agent
Keith has been an agent for over 10 years. He began his real estate career in Manhattan eventually branching out into Staten Island. He specializes in all aspects of residential and commercial real estate sales and leasing. Keith is a dedicated agent who puts forth a tremendous effort to help his clients achieve their real estate goals.
"The satisfaction of finding the perfect home for my clients is what pushes me to work harder and excel. A real estate transaction can be tough with the wrong representation. I try to make all of my clients' deals go as smooth as possible."
Anthony D'Alessandro, Licensed Real Estate Agent
Anthony is a licensed real estate agent and a graduate of St. John's University. He has worked as a VP in consumer products for the last 20 years. Anthony joined Herman & Co in 2016 and has been an asset to the company. "Anthony brings a lot to the table." says Herman Herrera, broker/owner of Herman & Co. "He has vast knowledge of the real estate market as well as investment strategy. His prior experiences have given him a leg up with respect to marketing and negotiating."
Michael Guglielmo, Licensed Real Estate Agent
Michael is a full time full service licensed sales agent specializing in residential sales. He spent the last 20 years in public relations and brings a vast knowledge of service to all of his clients. Michael is well versed on the neighborhoods, the schools, and the zoning of Staten Island.
Deborah Herrera, Licensed Real Estate Agent
Deborah is a licensed real estate agent and office manager here at Herman & Co. She is especially skilled at matching homes with people.
"Sometimes I know what house people want before they do. But it's our job at Herman & Co to educate our clients and help them make an informed decision for themselves."
Tristan Herrera, Licensed Real Estate Agent, photographer
Tristan is a licensed real estate agent and a graduate of the Tottenville High School. He is currently attending St John's University pursuing a bachelor's degree in marketing. He is also our company photographer and helps manage our social media platforms.
Sheraz Hussain, Licensed Real Estate Agent
Sheraz joined Herman & Co in 2018. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, He moved to Staten Island in 2014. Sheraz graduated from the College Of Staten Island in 2016 with a triple degree in finance, economics, and accounting. He has worked in his family's construction business for several years and brings business and investment acumen with previous real estate sales experience in Downtown Brooklyn.
Jennifer Karakosta, Licensed Real Estate Agent
Jennifer comes to us with 10 years experience in the banking industry as a VP at the Bank of New York. Energetic and ambitious, Jenn is a licensed sales agent on Staten Island for the past 8 years and genuinely enjoys helping her clients fulfill their dreams of homeownership. .
Sallyanne Klein, Licensed Real Estate Agent
Sally is a licensed agent specializing in residential and commercial real estate sales and leases in Staten Island and Brooklyn. She worked in the legal field for 10 years before settling in Heartland Village with her husband and two children.
"My previous career taught me many aspects of research that helps me assist my clients accomplish their real estate goals. I am always humbled when my clients put their trust in me and I work relentlessly towards negotiating the best deal possible for them."
Janine Menechino, Licensed Real Estate Agent
Janine Menechino is a licensed real estate agent and joined Herman & Co in 2018. Janine has experience in the administrative field and has returned to the work force after raising her children.
"To be part of a team where integrity still exists is a pleasure. At Herman & Co, we not only regard our team with loyalty and respect, it's how we treat each other and every client."
Anthony Mirabella, Licensed Real Estate Agent
Anthony has been in the real estate industry specializing in commercial and residential sales in Staten Island and Brooklyn since 2011. He is relentless when negotiating for his clients and has quickly become an asset to the Herman & Co team of professionals.
Chris Pizza, Licensed Real Estate Agent
Chris is a Staten Island native. He does his research so that his clients can optimize their time and be assured of their choices. He takes great pride in providing the highest level of service to help his clients reach the best possible outcome. Chris brings strong negotiating skills and business acumen to the table of every deal.
Eric Rivera, Licensed Real Estate Agent
Eric joined Herman & Co in 2017 and has been an asset to the company. "Eric has years of real estate experience and I'm happy and proud that he's part of our team." says Herman Herrera, broker/owner of Herman & Co. "I've helped many people find the home of their dreams. As a life long Staten Islander, I'm able to guide my clients with market knowledge and help them accomplish their real estate goals. So my mission is to make sure everyone of my clients' walk away saying 'Eric was there for me from the first house we saw to the Closing table.' Service, Service, Service has been my number one priority. This commitment level has helped me build a remarkable track record of delivering results."
Deanna Robbins, Licensed Real Estate Agent
Deanna attended BMCC while serving as a New York City Police Officer. She worked in Manhattan and Brooklyn in numerous units including patrol, community policing, and crime prevention. In 2011, Deanna retired after 20 years of service and has made a smooth transition into a successful career in real estate by building on her experiences from law enforcement.
"Knowing that I'm helping a family with one of the largest financial transactions in their lives is something I take very seriously. They're putting their trust in me to help them accomplish their real estate goal and I work hard to meet that expectation."