Total existing-home sales—completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops—rose 3.1% from December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.00 million in January.
Joe Simone, President of Simone Development Companies Named Centennial Chair of the American Heart Association’s Heart of New York City
Joe Simone, President of Simone Development Companies of the Bronx, has been named Centennial Chair of the American Heart Association’s Heart of New York City, a year-round effort aimed at investing in and saving and improving lives in the five boroughs. The Heart of New York City culminates with the Heart of New York City Gala in June, an event that celebrates progress made through the dedication and passion of all who support this community-wide campaign.
“The American Heart Association is dedicated to the extension of life through a commitment to science, education, improving medical care and leading with prevention. This is why I am honored to serve as Chair of the 2024 Heart of New York City campaign and look forward to celebrating the impact we will make,” said Simone, a member of the American Heart Association New York City Board of Directors. “I am eager to work with our outstanding team of volunteer leaders and the American Heart Association as we all advocate to make a difference in the well-being of everyone in this community. Together we must continue to strive to do everything we can to make a lasting, positive impact on the health of all New Yorkers.”
In 2024 the American Heart Association will celebrate its centennial year, meaning that Mr. Simone will have the special distinction of serving as the Heart of New York City campaign’s Centennial Chair. He will also serve on the prestigious American Heart Association New York City Board of Directors from July 2023 through June 2025.
The American Heart Association’s centennial is a celebration of the lifesaving achievements and shared vision for a bold second century that will exponentially advance heart and brain health. The association will continue to lead breakthroughs in science and technology, improve healthcare and advocate for federal, state and local policies that drive healthier lifestyles.
“Joe understands the impact the mission and work of the American Heart Association can have on every person who lives in this area. We welcome him to the Heart of New York City, an initiative that centers around better health for every individual by focusing on critical issues and work to equitably improve and save lives,” says Meg Gilmartin, Executive Director and Senior Vice President, American Heart Association, New York City.