HANFRA Members

HANFRA - Hamptons & North Fork REALTORS® Association members are available to help you buy or sell real estate on Long Island, across the East End  - The Hamptons & North Fork and Shelter Island. 



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Public Relations

REALTOR® of the Year

REALTOR® Protection

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Programs and Events






President 2013

Nicholas Planamento
Town and Country
6920 Main Road
Mattituck, NY 11952
631-298-0600(O)631-948-0143 (C)

A consummate salesman. Nicholas grew up in northern Westchester and relocated to the North Fork, from Greenwich. CT. over a decade ago at the invitation of a cousin - a local vineyard owner. Having always enjoyed the region - and more specifically Southold Town- for its abundance of natural beauty, quality of life, along with the nascent 'wine culture'- it was an ideal fit for him.



Vice President 2013


Shawn Steinmuller
Shawn Michael Realty
Sunset Avenue
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
631-653-8100 (O) 631-653-7807(F)


As a former United States Marine, I pride myself on working hard to ensure that the Clients and Customers are happy. My time spent in the Service allowed me to travel and meet people from all types of life and parts of the World. This in turn helps me grow and understand that we need to work together to accomplish our goals.


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Secretary 2013


Joanna Lane
Property Angels
Cutchogue, New York 11935

Joanna is a certified RSPS Specialist, a real estate practitioner who facilitates the buying, selling or management of properties for investment, development, retirement or second homes in a resort, recreational and/or vacation destination


Treasurer 2013



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Board of Directors

John J. Nickles


John J Nickles, GRI, RSPS


Lewis and Nickles, Ltd Real Estate
P.O. Box 877, Southold, NY 11971
631-765-3416 (O) 631-765-4096 (F)
631-208-6373 (C)

John J. Nickles, the principal member of Lewis & Nickles, Ltd joined his family business in 1962 appraising, buying, selling and renting residential, commercial and waterfront properties on the North Fork.

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Lynn Epstein

Devlin McNiff Halsted Property

3 North Street  East Hampton, NY 11937

(631) 324-6100


Lynn was born and raised in Northern California. While living in Westchester with her husband and 3 children, she graduated from Iona College with a degree in accounting. She began selling real estate in Pelham, New York in 1981 during one of the most difficult markets in history – when interest rates were 18%! She and her husband Stuart bought Devlin McNiff in 1991 and moved to East Hampton to become happy full time residents.

When not selling real estate, she has enjoyed building and renovating several homes, playing tennis, golf, bridge, yoga and walking. She is also a member of the Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons, the Jewish Center of the Hamptons and a past Vice President of The Retreat. She has a passion for architecture and gardens.


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Wilfred Joseph

Town and Country Real Estate
57125 Main Street Route 25
Southold, NY 11971
631-734-0500 x 102 (O) 631-765-0400 (F)

Wilfred has been involved in several areas of real estate from investing and renovation to management and sales for over 23 years. 

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Nancy C. Hardy

Prudential Douglas Elliman
70 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968
(631) 204-2711

Nancy Hardy, a native of the Gulf Coast of Alabama, moved to New York City in 1981 where she had a career on Seventh Avenue. As National Sales Manager of a successful dress firm, she honed her skills in sales, negotiation and marketing.
In 1989 she moved to Southampton and has been a real estate professional since 1995. She is active in the community and is on The Board of Trustees of The Parrish Art Museum.
"I feel passionately about my work and enjoy making sellers, buyers and renters happy. We have a great team here at Prudential Douglas Elliman and it's a joy to come to work every day."

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Jack Hangen
Agawam Real Estate
58 North Street
Southampton, NY 11968
(631) 283-9200 (O) (631) 616-3377(C) 

Jack L. Hangen founded Agawam Realty in 1974 and has devoted more than thirty years to East End Real Estate. In addition to being owner and operator of Agawam Realty, Jack also serves as the company’s head of marketing. A licensed realtor in the State of New York since 1973, he is now a certified buyer’s broker as well.
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