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Real Estate Disciplines -2004

Springfield, IL, -- The Division of Banking and Real Estate announced that the Commissioner signed the following orders:


Algonquin:

Renata Rybakova January 28, 2004
The real estate broker license was placed on probation for a period of two (2) years for failure to supervise her sponsored licensee. As a condition to her probation, respondent was required to submit bi-monthly reports detailing the transactions of her sponsored licensee and her company, Vilnius Realty; successfully complete two (2) 15-hour pre-license broker courses; and notify the Office of Banks and Real Estate (OBRE) within 15 days of when she sponsors any other licensees and include such licensees in her bi-monthly reports to OBRE.

Arlington Heights:

Salvatore M. Anemone September 7, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failure to rectify a dishonored check that was submitted to IDFPR.

Antioch:

Edward W. Mizar April 8, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failure to rectify a dishonored check that was tendered to OBRE.

Barrington:

Dorota Ryszk March 12, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failure to rectify a dishonored check that was tendered to OBRE.

Bartlett:

Renee J. Guthrie April 8, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failure to rectify a dishonored check that was tendered to OBRE.

Berwyn :

Susan Dominguez July 28, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and respondent was assessed a fine in the amount of $2,500 for making misrepresentations about a property, failing to disclose that the second kitchen was a building code violation, and for failing to act in the best interests of her client. Respondent was also required to complete additional education.

Denise A. Pav July 26, 2004
The real estate broker license was reprimanded and respondent was assessed a fine in the amount of $1,000 for failure to timely deposit earnest money and for failure to supervise a sponsored licensee regarding representations about a property. Respondent was also required to complete additional education.

Peter J. Steinhagen July 28, 2004
The real estate broker license was reprimanded and respondent was assessed a fine in the amount of $1,000 for disbursing earnest money without the written authorization of the parties.

Jovisa Stevlic July 28, 2004
The real estate broker license was reprimanded and respondent was assessed a fine in the amount of $1,500 for withholding the return of earnest money to the buyer without authorization from the parties to the contract, for failing to produce in a timely manner all of the records requested by the division, and for failing to maintain the required worksheets for reconciliation of the escrow account.

Bloomington:

Central Illinois Virtual, Inc. aka CIFSBO January 30, 2004
The real estate broker corporation license of Central Illinois Virtual, Inc. aka CIFSBO was reprimanded, affidavits of the managing broker and of an owner were required, and a $7,500 fine was assessed, for engaging in the practice of real estate prior to the issuance of the license.

Central Illinois Virtual, Inc. aka CIFSBO November 30, 2004
The real estate broker corporation license was reprimanded, and a $7,500.00 fine was assessed, for engaging in the unlicensed practice of real estate prior to the issuance of said license.

Michael McCracken December 23, 2004
The real estate broker license was suspended for six months, and a $5,000.00 fine was assessed, for failing to produce documents in a timely manner as requested by the Division.

Buffalo Grove:

Oran Naefach April 13, 2004
The real estate broker license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Carbondale:

Gary Hill January 30, 2004
The real estate broker license was reprimanded, exemption from continuing education was forfeited, extra education was required, and a $3,000 fine was assessed for acting as a dual agent in two (2) transactions in which the licensee acted as principal.

Carmi:

Paul A. Schumaker June 7, 2004
The real estate broker license was indefinitely suspended for failing to complete continuing education requirements for the 2002 renewal period.

Chicago:

Sheila Anderson September 7, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failure to rectify a dishonored check that was submitted to IDFPR.

Denetra A. Anderson June 2, 2004
The application for licensure as a real salesperson was granted. Once the license is issued it will be placed on probation for a period of one year as a result of the respondent having been convicted of felonies. The following are the conditions of probation: managing broker shall submit quarterly reports detailing extent of supervision over the respondent, the extent of her real estate activity, her understanding of the real estate business, and identifying any complaints or other concerns regarding the respondent.

Rebecca Barriga January 26, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failure to rectify a dishonored NSF check.

Jamaal L. Bazemore January 27, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failure to rectify a dishonored NSF check.

Ronald Branch October 13, 2004
The real estate broker license was placed on probation for one year, and a $2,000 fine was assessed for failing to disburse an earnest money deposit upon receipt of a court order.

Manuel Campuzano October 12, 2004
The real estate broker license was reprimanded and extra education was required for failing to secure dual agency consent forms from all parties to a transaction.

Jacqueline M. Caputo July 6, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to disclose her status as a licensee in a transaction to which she was a party and for failure to complete continuing education for the 2001 and 2003 renewal periods.

Jerome Carrera and First American Realty & Mortgage, Inc. October 20, 2004
The real estate broker license of Jerome Carrera was revoked. Mr. Carrera was ordered to pay a fine of $5,000, and he was prohibited from any ownership of any sponsoring broker business and prohibited from acting in any management capacity for any sponsoring broker business. Furthermore the real estate broker corporation license of First American Realty & Mortgage, Inc. was revoked, and it was ordered to pay a fine of $5,000. The disciplines were based upon allegations set forth in an eight count formal complaint, to wit, respondent Carrera engaged in the practice of real estate after his license expired, that respondent First American Realty & Mortgage, Inc., engaged in the practice of real estate with a managing broker who did not have an active license, that respondent Carrera acted as a dual agent in a transaction but failed to obtain the required dual agency consent forms, that respondent Carrera acted in his own self interest in a real estate transaction (by seeking to purchase the real estate) rather than acting in the best interest of his seller-client, that respondent Carrera acted as a dual agent in another real estate transaction in which he also contracted to purchase the real estate, that respondent Carrera aided and abetted the unlicensed practice of real estate by First American Realty & Mortgage, Inc., and that respondents Carrera and First American Realty & Mortgage, Inc. failed to produce documents requested by IDFPR.

Ralph Clark April 8, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failure to rectify a dishonored check that was tendered to OBRE.

Rosalind L. Cook June 2, 2004
The real estate broker license of Rosalind L. Cook was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed for, while serving as a managing broker, failing to ensure that earnest money checks on three HUD/VA transactions were deposited and disbursed in a timely manner.

Crescent Heights of Illinois Sales, Inc. January 26, 2004
The real estate broker corporation license was reprimanded and a fine in the amount of $13,300 was assessed for aiding and abetting the unlicensed practice of real estate and for failing to properly sponsor licensees and to notify OBRE of a change in managing brokers.

Edward W. Davis February 18, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was indefinitely suspended for failure to complete continuing education requirements for which the licensee was deficient for the 2001 renewal period.

Santiago S. Diaz January 26, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failure to rectify a dishonored NSF check.

Robert Duffing May 4, 2004
The real estate broker license of Robert Duffing was suspended for a definite period of 12 months for, in his capacity of managing broker, failing to obtain a real estate broker corporation license for a corporation, failing to supervise the real estate activities of the corporation, and as a result (i) allowing a salesperson to manage the corporation and (ii) allowing an unlicensed person to engage in real estate activities on behalf of the corporation.

Michele Ferraro September 9, 2004
The real estate broker license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

John Fitzgerald and Fitzgerald Real Estate Academy May 4, 2004
The real estate continuing education license of Fitzgerald Real Estate Academy was reprimanded and a $1,000 fine was assessed, and the real estate continuing education instructor license of John Fitzgerald was reprimanded and a $1,000 fine was assessed, for issuing advertising flyers that contained misleading language regarding the requirements to satisfy 12 hours of continuing education.

Yakov Michael Fox March 12, 2004
The real estate broker license was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed for failure to properly sponsor licensees, failure to notify OBRE of the change in managing brokers, and failure to properly license branch offices.

Daniel B. Habeel November 30, 2004
Real estate broker license refused renewal for having engaged in unprofessional, unethical and dishonorable conduct with respect to real estate services provided to a client.

George J. Haldes January 28, 2004
The real estate broker license was eligible for restoration upon OBRE's receipt of all necessary renewal/restoration forms and proof that any/all Illinois tax liabilities have been satisfied.

Cynthia Hall September 7, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failure to rectify a dishonored check that was submitted to IDFPR.

Michael Harris December 20, 2004
The real estate broker license was reprimanded and a $2,500 fine assessed for failing to make a written disclosure of his licensure status and failing to provide documents in response to a written request.

Stuart M. Helffrich October 10, 2004
The applicant, who has had professional licenses disciplined by the NASD, CBOT, and CFTC, is eligible for issuance of a real estate salesperson license, which would be issued on probation status for a minimum period of 18 months.

Georgia L. Henderson December 1, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Maria D. Hernandez March 17, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Craig A. Hogan June 14, 2004
Craig A. Hogan was eligible to have his real estate salesperson license restored after submitting proof that he completed the 45-day salesperson course, passed the state exam, and submitted a letter from a broker willing to sponsor him.

Wayne J. Jarvis June 14, 2004
The real estate broker license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

William C. Johnson March 17, 2004
The real estate broker license was surrendered, canceled, and refused renewal for a period of two (2) years for his failure to complete the continuing education requirements for which he was deficient for the 2002 renewal period.

James E. Lamson September 9, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Rose Marie Larocca January 26, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failure to rectify a dishonored NSF check.

Chong H. Lee January 26, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failure to rectify a dishonored NSF check.

Kenneth C. Lee May 3, 2004
The real estate salesperson license application was denied because (1) applicant was convicted of a felony, and (2) the applicant failed to disclose the felony to the broker who issued a 45-day sponsor card.

Tiffany C. Lohmar December 30, 2004
The real estate leasing agent license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Carmen M. Lopez March 12, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was restored.

John F. MacLaren May 3, 2004
The real estate broker license was surrendered, canceled and refused renewal for a period of two years for his failure to complete the continuing education requirements for which he was deficient for the 2002 renewal period.

Miles D. Okumura June 2, 2004
The real estate broker license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Joseph W. Onaivi Ukonga June 14, 2004
The respondent was assessed a civil fine of $1,000 for engaging in the unlicensed practice of real estate from June 2002 through September 2002, by managing the properties of others, and failing to account for and remit monies coming into his possession.

Richard Ostrowski October 13, 2004
The real estate broker license was suspended for a definite period of 45 days, to be followed by a period of probation for one year (subject to various conditions), and assessed a $1,000 fine. The disciplines were based upon allegations that respondent listed and marketed a property for sale without authorization from the owner, that respondent failed to communicate an offer to purchase the same property to the owner, that respondent acted as the escrow agent on another transaction and failed to produce escrow and related documents as requested by IDFPR, and that respondent operated an unlicensed broker corporation.

Rodney Payton October 13, 2004
The real estate broker license was place on probation for one year, and a $2,000 fine was assessed for failing to disburse an earnest money deposit upon receipt of a court order.

Terry K. Pitra July 6, 2004
The real estate broker license was indefinitely suspended for failure to complete continuing education for the 2002 renewal period.

Edgar I. Placencio October 12, 2004
The real estate salesperson license application was denied because applicant was convicted of a felony.

Marcos Rico September 9, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was refused renewal for as a result of being more than 30 days delinquent in complying with a child support order.

Andy Roman December 20, 2004
The real estate broker license was reprimanded, and a $1,000.00 fine was assessed, for tendering, as a seller, plumbing and roofing certifications to the buyer which contained misleading information.

Joseph Sanders September 7, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failure to rectify a dishonored check that was submitted to IDFPR.

Johnathan Scott aka Southside Realty Co. November 30, 2004
A $2,500.00 fine was assessed for engaging in the unlicensed practice of real estate, and it was further ordered that the salesperson license (application pending) shall be issued subject to a reprimand.

Monira A. Soliman June 2, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was restored then reprimanded and a $300 fine was assessed after respondent rectified an NSF check that had been previously issued to the Division of Banking and Real Estate.

Monira Soliman March 12, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failure to rectify a dishonored check that was tendered to OBRE.

Donna Swanson January 26, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failure to rectify a dishonored NSF check.

Dawna M. Swanson March 18, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was restored then reprimanded and a $300 fine was assessed after respondent rectified an NSF check that had been previously issued to OBRE.

Wesley Thompson Jr. June 21, 2004
The real estate broker license of Wesley Thompson, Jr. was reprimanded, the real estate broker license of Jane Book was reprimanded, the real estate broker license of Rosa Fuqua was reprimanded, the real estate corporate license of Century 21 Dabbs & Associates (branch office) was reprimanded, the real estate corporate license of Century 21 Dabbs & Associates (main office) was reprimanded, and the branch office and the main office each were assessed a fine of $1,000. The disciplines were based upon one transaction in which a buyer's earnest money was not deposited into an escrow account at any time, and based upon two other transactions in which the main office failed to deposit earnest monies into an escrow account in a timely manner.

Richard J. Valko May 18, 2004
The Consent Order terminating respondent's real estate salesperson license was vacated, because respondent had rectified the dishonored check he submitted and the order was entered in error.

Efrain Vega July 28, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was issued and placed on probation for a period of two (2) years for having had his law license disciplined. Respondent's broker is required to submit quarterly reports regarding Vega's real estate transactions, performance as a licensee, and any complaints received.

James M. Wallace October 20, 2004
The real estate broker license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Deborah J. Walker October 20, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Charlene A. Wohlhart March 12, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failure to rectify a dishonored check that was tendered to OBRE.

Chicago Heights:

Alvin Colter April 9, 2004
Respondent was assessed a civil fine in the amount of $1,000 for engaging in the unlicensed practice of real estate.

Cicero:

Century 21 Boardwalk October 12, 2004
The real estate broker corporation license was reprimanded and was prohibited from acting as an escrow agent until granted written permission from IDFPR, for failing to ensure a timely disbursement of an escrow deposit upon receipt of a fully signed release.

Collinsville:

Jeffrey Fortner January 28, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was eligible for restoration upon OBRE's receipt of a $1,000 fine and completion of all necessary renewal/restoration forms.

Crystal Lake:

Daniel P. Sompolski May 3, 2004 The real estate broker license was suspended for a period of 90 days for failure to account for and remit monies coming into his possession that belonged to others and failing to produce documents to the Division of Banking and Real Estate after receiving a written request to do so. Respondent is also prohibited from being self-sponsored and from being a managing broker until further Consent Order.

DeKalb:

William H. Minnihan September 9, 2004
The real estate broker license was cancelled, surrendered, and refused renewal for two years for prior discipline of his real estate appraisal license and for not disclosing the discipline on the signed 2004 broker renewal form submitted to IDFPR.

Des Plaines:

Vikram V. Mehta March 2, 2004
The real estate broker license was revoked for a minimum period of five (5) years for failure to deposit earnest money in a timely manner, failure to release earnest money after receiving written authorization from the parties; failure to produce documents requested by OBRE; failure to make escrow records available to OBRE and for aiding and abetting the unlicensed practice of Atlantic Realty and Management Co., Inc.

Downers Grove:

William E. Fornek October 27, 2004
The real estate broker license was placed on probation for a minimum period of two years with conditions of additional education, submission of semi annual reports, and restriction as to sponsoring licensees for having had his certified general real estate appraisal license indefinitely suspended in June 2002.

Thomas J. Leahy March 12, 2004
The real estate broker license was eligible for restoration upon the following conditions: payment of a fine in the amount of $1,000 and completion of statutorily mandated continuing education for the 2000 and 2002 renewal periods.

Evergreen Park:

Debra J. Cornelious October 7, 2004
The real estate license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Fairview Heights:

Cheryl D. Oliver May 3, 2004
The real estate broker license was refused renewal as a result of falsifying the renewal application and for engaging in the unlicensed practice of real estate while her license was expired.

Glen Carbon:

Christine M. Mendenhall September 9, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Glenwood:

Shari L. Anderson May 3, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failure to rectify a dishonored check submitted to the Division of Banking and Real Estate.

Janice D. Richardson October 7, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Hazelcrest:

Joan Barrett Trimble January 26, 2004
The real estate broker license was reprimanded, extra education was required, and a fine in the amount of $1,000 was assessed, for aiding and abetting the unlicensed practice of real estate by paying a referral fee to an unlicensed person.

Hickory Hills:

Maha Abu Shanab May 3, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failure to rectify a dishonored check submitted to the Division of Banking and Real Estate.

Highland Park:

Jonathan D. Plotkin September 8, 2004
The real estate broker license was issued and placed on probation for a period of one year. Respondent's broker is required to submit bi-monthly reports regarding Plotkin's real estate transactions and any received complaints.

Barry B. Shuman September 9, 2004
The real estate broker license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Hoffman Estates:

Muhammad J. Aquil August 9, 2004
The real estate broker license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Lake in the Hills:

Gene Brunette October 27, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was suspended for 60 days for providing inaccurate information to the department on an application for licensure.

Lake Zurich:

Jane Lee March 18, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and respondent was assessed a fine in the amount of $500 for offering compensation, in the form of referral gifts, to unlicensed individuals who were not parties to a contract to buy or sell real estate.

Lemont:

John Budz June 21, 2004
The real estate broker license was reprimanded as a result of respondent depositing earnest money into an escrow account without having a signed real estate contract.

Lena:

Ruth A. Smeck June 7, 2004
The real estate broker license was indefinitely suspended for failing to complete continuing education requirements for the 2002 renewal period.

Lincolnwood:

Maria S. George July 26, 2004
The real estate broker license was reprimanded for failure to timely release escrow monies after receiving written directions from the parties, failure to obtain informed written consent to dual agency, and for advertising in a name that had not been registered under the Assumed Business Name Act. Respondent is required to complete additional pre-license courses.

Magnolia:

Mark A. Kidd March 18, 2004
Mark A. Kidd was eligible to have a real estate salesperson license issued once OBRE received acknowledgment by his anticipated sponsoring broker that the broker is aware of Kidd's criminal history and understands and accepts the responsibility that the Order places on the broker. Once a license is issued to Kidd, it will be placed on probation for a period of two (2) years with the conditions that any and all sponsoring brokers during the period of probation submit quarterly reports detailing the level of Kidd's real estate practice and whether there have been any complaints or concerns about Kidd's real estate practice.

Matteson:

Roy Alexander January 23, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was revoked for a minimum period of 10 years for (1) failure to obtain informed written consent from buyer and seller as to the dual agency, (2) failure to maintain and deposit in a special account, separate and apart from personal accounts, the earnest monies entrusted to him; (3) commingling earnest money with personal funds; (4) failure to furnish a copy of the real estate contract with 24 hours of request; and (5) engaging in dishonorable, unethical, and unprofessional conduct and dishonest dealing.

Maywood:

Leo Roditis April 13, 2004
The real estate broker license was indefinitely suspended for a minimum period of three (3) years for engaging in dishonorable, unethical, or unprofessional conduct likely to deceive, defraud, or harm the public; failing to act in the best interests of the client; failing to obtain authorization to act as dual agent and operating under an assumed name without providing proof to OBRE that the name was properly registered. During the period of suspension, respondent is prohibited from engaging in the practice of real estate as well as prohibited from being an officer, owner, member or partner of any licensed real estate entity. Respondent's Grandfather Clause Exemption was also revoked.

Moline:

Robert Petersmith September 9, 2004
The real estate broker license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Montgomery:

Tina M. Russelburg May 3, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was restored then reprimanded and a $300 fine was assessed after respondent rectified an NSF check that had been previously issued to the Division of Banking and Real Estate.

Tina Russelburg March 12, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failure to rectify a dishonored check that was submitted to OBRE.

Naperville:

Debra R. Carter March 17, 2004
The real estate broker license was surrendered, canceled and refused renewal for a period of two (2) years for her failure to complete the continuing education requirements for which he was deficient for the 2002 renewal period.

Richard Reedy September 16, 2004
The real estate broker license was permanently revoked for having been convicted of bankruptcy fraud; forging signatures on a real estate contract and/or letter of intent; forging two court orders; converting for personal use escrow monies; failing to account for monies belonging to others and commingled monies belonging to others with his own; and failing to register the assumed business name for his brokerage business.

Richard Reedy October 8, 2004
The real estate broker license was terminated as a result of a payout from the Real Estate Recovery Fund on May 26, 2004.

New Lenox:

Robert A. McGreal February 18, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Northbrook:

David Dyer November 30, 2004
The real estate broker license (managing broker) was placed on probation for one year, and a $7,500.00 fine was assessed, for aiding and abetting the practice of real estate on an expired license by a sponsored licensee, and for failing to properly handle an earnest check.

Malvina Roytman June 2, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and a fine of $1,000 was assessed for serving as a dual agent in a transaction in which she was a party and for paying compensation to an unlicensed person. Respondent was also required to complete additional education.

Northfield:

Atlantic Realty & Management Co. Inc. March 2, 2004
The real estate corporation license was revoked for a minimum period of five (5) years for engaging in the unlicensed practice of real estate.

Oak Forest:

Danny Ross January 30, 2004
The real estate broker license was placed on probation for one (1) year, subject to various conditions, for failing to secure the required dual agency consent form and for inducing his buyer-client to waive a mortgage-financing contingency in a manner contrary to the best interests of the buyer-client.

Oak Park:

Robert J. Hammer January 23, 2004
The real estate broker license was surrendered, canceled, and refused renewal for a period of two (2) years for the licensee's failure to complete the continuing education requirements for which he was deficient for the 2002 renewal period.

Ronald Raimbault December 1, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Ottawa:

Maurice Johnson January 28, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded for acting as a dual agent in two (2) separate transactions in which the licensee was an owner of those properties and for failure to utilize dual agency forms, which conform to statutory requirements.

Virginia S. Johnson January 28, 2004
The real estate broker license was reprimanded, continuing education exemption was revoked, the licensee was required to establish written office policies and assessed a $1,500 fine for allowing Pride Realty and herself to engage in the unlicensed practice of real estate when those licenses were expired, for acting as a dual agent in a transaction for which she had an ownership interest in, for failing to adequately supervise a sponsored licensee so as to prohibit the sponsored licensee from acting as a dual agent in two (2) transactions when he was an owner of property and for failing to utilize dual agency forms which conform to statutory requirements.

Palatine:

Victor Agama October 20, 2004
The real estate broker license was indefinitely suspended for a minimum period of seven years for having pleaded guilty in a federal court to felony mail fraud. Per the guilty plea, Mr. Agama admitted that, between 1998 and 2001, he was involved in a scheme to defraud HUD, which included falsification of documents in loan applications.

Thomas J. Groh January 23, 2004
The real estate broker license was surrendered, canceled, and refused renewal for a period of two (2) years for the licensee's failure to complete the continuing education requirements for which he was deficient for the 2002 renewal period.

Andy Quiroz September 9, 2004
The real estate broker license was indefinitely suspended for a minimum period of seven years for having pleaded guilty in a federal court to felony mail fraud. Per the guilty plea, Mr. Quiroz admitted that, between 1998 and 2001, he was involved in a scheme to defraud HUD, which included falsification of documents in loan applications.

Mariola D. Zimny-Qaqish December 1, 2004
The application for a real estate salesperson license was denied because the Applicant was convicted of misdemeanor theft on July 10, 2002.

Palos Park:

Maribeth Vaughn June 21, 2004
The real estate broker license was reprimanded and a fine of $2,500 was assessed for engaging in the unlicensed practice of real estate from approximately November 2002 through February 2003 and for using an assumed business name without providing the Division of Banking and Real Estate evidence that the name had been properly registered.

Plainfield:

Ralph M. Roscher August 9, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Princeton:

Cathleen A. Cotter (Moats) October 20, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Putnam:

Lucia Nowak November 30, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded, a $6,000.00 fine was assessed, and extra education was required, for acting as a dual agent and as a principal in five transactions.

Quincy:

Peggy Azotea December 20, 2004
The real estate sales license was reprimanded, assessed a $1,000 fine and the licensee required to complete additional education for failure to act in her clients' best interest while acting as a dual agent.

Diana Bockenfeld December 20, 2004
The real estate broker license was reprimanded, assessed a $1,000 fine and the licensee required to complete additional education for failure to supervise a sponsored licensee and failing to act in her clients' best interests.

Raymond:

Seridla G. Mackay June 7, 2004
The real estate broker license was indefinitely suspended for failing to complete continuing education requirements for the 2002 renewal period.

Richton Park:

Michael R. Anderson May 5, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was revoked for failing to comply with the terms of a prior disciplinary order.

Kim Oliver October 20, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was indefinitely suspended for a minimum period of two years for failing to forward to her sponsoring broker a $1,000 earnest money payment from a buyer.

Rockton:

Ronald R. Swenson June 7, 2004
The real estate broker license was indefinitely suspended for failing to complete continuing education requirements for the 2002 renewal period.

Romeoville:

Don E. Nekoliczak May 3, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Schaumburg:

John Hauger September 9, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

KTAB LLC March 18, 2004
The real estate limited liability company license was reprimanded and a $1,000 fine was assessed for, prior to obtaining the license, operating an internet web page that offered some services that constituted the practice of real estate.

Sherman:

Gilbert Eugene Blaum, M.D. March 18, 2004
Gilbert Eugene Blaum, M.D. is eligible to have a real estate salesperson licensed issued upon receipt by OBRE of written acknowledgment from a sponsoring broker that he or she has reviewed the Orders and discipline against Blaum by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation. Once the license is issued, it shall be placed on indefinite probation for a minimum period of five (5) years. Conditions of probation are as follows: Blaum shall not become a broker during the period of probation; any and all subsequent sponsoring brokers must submit written acknowledgment that he or she has reviewed the Orders and discipline against Blaum by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation; current and subsequent managing brokers must submit semi-annual reports to OBRE as to the extent of Blaum's real estate practice and any complaints received against Blaum.

Springfield:

David B. Barber September 16, 2004
The real estate broker license was indefinitely suspended for a minimum period of three years for falsification of an application for licensure.

Elmer Bledsoe January 30, 2004
The real estate broker license was reprimanded and extra education was required for failing to secure the required dual agency consent form, acting in a manner that appeared to be contrary to his buyer-client, and procuring documents that either included blanks or contained changes that were not initialed by all of the parties.

Janene Menke and Janene's Inc. aka Horizon Realty October 8, 2004
The real estate broker license of Janene Menke was placed on probation for two years, subject to various conditions, a $5,000 fine was assessed, and the real estate broker corporation license of Janene's Inc. aka Horizon Realty was also placed on probation for two years, subject to various conditions. The disciplines were based upon allegations that respondents allowed a buyer to take early possession of a property without consent from the seller, that respondents failed to honor a promise to pay a seller for the costs for a new septic system, that respondents failed to retain a deal file on a transaction, that respondents used form listing agreements that failed to contain the required anti-discrimination language, and that respondents failed to register the assumed business name for the broker corporation.

South Holland:

Adams F. Wleh December 1, 2004
The application for a real estate salesperson license was denied because the Applicant was convicted of 1) the felony of possession of 15<100 grams cocaine, and 2) the felonies of 2 counts of possession of a controlled substance, 1 count of carry/possession of a fire arm, and 1 count of armed violence/weapons charge.

Stockton:

James S. Sullivan June 2, 2004
The real estate broker license was reprimanded for failing to disclose material facts concerning a transaction of which respondent had knowledge and failing to have the proper dual agency form signed by the clients.

Stronghurst:

Janice Neff June 2, 2004 The real estate broker license was placed on Probation for 18 months with the conditions that she show proof of proper escrow records, submit quarterly reports during the probation period, and complete the Broker Administration and Agency courses within 90 days. The discipline was based upon evidence showing that, in one transaction, Neff procured documents that contained blanks, modified documents without securing the initials/date of the parties, failed to deposit the earnest money in a timely manner, and failed to keep the escrow records in proper format.

Janice Neff April 23, 2004
The real estate broker license was placed on probation for a period of 18 months, subject to several conditions, for procuring documents in a real estate transaction that contained blanks, modifying documents without securing the initials/dates of the parties, failing to deposit earnest money in a timely manner, and failing to keep escrow records in the required format.

Thayer:

Ralph Clark October 25, 2004
The real estate sales license was restored, reprimanded, and assessed a $300 fine for having remitted a check to IDFPR, which was returned for insufficient funds.

Tinley Park:

Maria Cronin June 14, 2004
The real estate broker license was reprimanded for failure to account for and remit earnest money coming into respondent's possession. Respondent was required to restore earnest money to an escrow account, to complete additional education and is prohibited from being a managing broker or being self-sponsored until further Consent Order.

John Bruno Petrulis December 20, 2004
The application for a real estate salesperson license was denied because Applicant had a professional license disciplined. Specifically, Applicant's license to practice law was suspended and he was later disbarred.

Warnerville:

Barbara M. Mattson August 9, 2004
The real estate broker license was reprimanded and respondent was assessed a fine in the amount of $4,000 for aiding and abetting the unlicensed practice of real estate, for failure to disclose her licensee status in writing to the parties, and for failure to act in the best interests of the client. Respondent is required to complete addition education.

Wheeling:

Keith W. Kornau March 17, 2004
The real estate broker license was surrendered, canceled, and refused renewal for a period of two (2) years for his failure to complete the continuing education requirements for which he was deficient for the 2002 renewal period.

Wilmington:

FSBO, Inc. April 15, 2004
The real estate broker corporation license was suspended for a definite period of 90 days, followed by a period of probation of three (3) years subject to several conditions, and a fine of $2,500 was assessed. The real estate broker license of Julia Zeiter (managing broker for FSBO, Inc.) was suspended for 90 days and a $1,500 fine was assessed. The disciplines were based upon (i) aiding and abetting the unlicensed practice of real estate by an individual, (ii) failing to produce information and records requested by OBRE, and (iii) failing to properly perform the supervision duties required of a managing broker.

Winthrop:

Irma Mendez July 26, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was refused renewal for failure to satisfy Illinois tax liabilities.

Surpise, AZ:

Gail A. LaBelle June 7, 2004
The real estate broker license was indefinitely suspended for failing to complete continuing education requirements for the 2002 renewal period.

Longboat, FL:

Harber Hall September 7, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failure to rectify a dishonored check that was submitted to IDFPR.

Dunwoody, GA:

Luetorrie Thomas April 8, 2004
The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failure to rectify a dishonored check that was tendered to OBRE.

Melrose, IA:

Helen L. Sinclair May 3, 2004
The real estate broker license was surrendered, canceled, and refused renewal for a period of two years for her failure to complete the continuing education requirements for which she was deficient for the 2002 renewal period.

Auburn, IN:

Dean V. Kruse June 2, 2004
The respondent was assessed a civil fine in the amount of $2,500 for engaging in the practice of real estate while his license was inoperative.

Gary, IN:

George W. Tardy June 7, 2004
The real estate broker license was indefinitely suspended for failing to complete continuing education requirements for the 2002 renewal period.

St. Louis, MO:

Thomas E. Delaney December 28, 2004
The real estate broker license was indefinitely suspended for failure to complete continuing education for the 2002 - 2004 broker renewal period.

 
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