"Only the Best Become Legends"
Marcene is the broker of record, part owner and manager of William Raveis Legends Realty Group LLC. She began her real estate career in the 90’s and quickly garnered a reputation as one of the industry’s most consistent producers, evidenced by the prestigious awards she has received from the Westchester County Board of Realtors and the companies she worked for over the years. She was a top agent with Houlihan/Lawrence and received the Rookie of the Year Award, Gold Award, Silver Award and Spirit Award (2001). Marcene’s entrepreneurial inclination landed her management positions with various real estate companies in the past, including Houlihan/Lawrence and Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty. She utilized that experience to partner up with some of the most respected agents in the area to form Legends Realty Group LLC in 2007 with their first office in Sleepy Hollow. They opened their second office in Tarrytown in 2009. Since their affiliation with William Raveis Real Estate in May, 2010, she and her partners opened an office in Briarcliff in 2011 and Irvington in 2012. The number of agents has quickly grown from the original five partners to over fifty agents to date, with the most recent additions being some of the best top producing agents in the area.
Marcene was raised in Irvington, New York and attended the Masters School in Dobbs Ferry before graduating from Wellesley College in Massachusetts. She began her post-college career in the fashion industry, where she owned and operated seven successful Italian-based retail franchise stores in the greater Boston area, before eventually moving back to New York. She remained in the industry, working out of the Manhattan’s flagship store as division head of five boutiques for a high-end fashion house designer.
During her real estate career, Marcene has served as secretary-treasurer and Vice President at WCBR (now known as Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors) from 2007-2009. She continues to be involved in the Board and currently sits as Co-Chair of the Communications Council and a member of the following committees: Broker/Owner – Broker/Management Committee, Professional Standards Committee, and the Finance Committee. Since 2008, Marcene has served as a Director of NYSAR and has participated on various committees on the State level as well including Article 12A, Fair Housing, Professional Standards and many others. She was given the Realtor of the Year Award in 2013 by her Board of Realtors and is currently President Elect and will take on her position of President of that organization in 2016. Marcene not only offers her time to growing and improving her industry, but she also remains a strong contributor to RPAC (Realtor Political Action Committee) and has been a consistent Sterling Contributor over the years.Marcene has two children, Darius and Roxanna. She enjoys traveling, which she believes stems from her international background, warm weather sports, is an avid reader and speaks several languages. She was involved in fundraising for the National Trust of Historic Preservation/Lyndhurst and the Hudson River Museum.
Awards & Designations
1998 - Westchester Putnam Association of Realtors Platinum and Diamond Awards; Houlihan Lawrence Rookie of the Year
1999-2000 - Westchester Association of Realtors Gold Award; Houlihan Lawrence Gold Award
2001 - Westchester Putnam Association of Realtors Gold Award; Houlihan Lawrence Silver Award