About Katherine Pontone
KATHERINE A. PONTONE, GRI, e-PRO.,RECS, is the principal broker and President of Bright Horizons Realty, Inc. Ms. Pontone has been actively involved in the business since its inception. She belongs to the Brooklyn New York Multiple Listing Service, The Brooklyn Board of Realtors, which is affiliated with the New York State and National Association of Realtors, and the Staten Island Board of Realtors. Born and raised in Marine Park, Kathy attended PS 222, Good Shepherd Elementary School, St. Agnes Seminary High School and Brooklyn College.
In 1963 she married Thomas Pontone and in 1966 they bought a house in Madison. They raised their two children and it continues to be their home today. Ms. Pontone has been licensed since 1982 and has held many positions in different organizations throughout her adult life. At this time she is serving as a Director on the Board of the Brooklyn New York Multiple Listing Service, Past-President of The Brooklyn Board of REALTORS, and is a member of the Professional Standards committee of the Staten Island Board of REALTORS. Kathy serves as ,BR>Chairperson of the Professional Standards Committee for both the Brooklyn Board of REALTORS and NYS Association of REALTORS for 2007. She represented Brooklyn as a director and delegate for the National Association of REALTORS for 2006.
In 1995 and again in 2001 she was named Realtor of the Year for the Brooklyn Board of Realtors and in 1997 she earned her GRI designation from the National Association of Realtors. In 2005 she earned her e-PRO designation from the National Association of REALTORS.
In 2007 Kathy earned the REALTORS" Senior Real Estate Specialist designation and has helped seniors with their housing needs. In the spring of 2001, she completed her studies to become a New York State insurance broker and after passing the state test, she is now licensed to sell commercial and personal property, auto, health and liability insurance. This adds another service provided at Bright Horizons