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Real Estate Disciplines -1999

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

Addison:

Georgia Colovos -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate salesperson was placed upon probation for a period of two years and a $1000 fine was assessed for acting for more than one party in a real estate transaction without providing written notice to all parties.

Patty L Dunn -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate salesperson was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for offering a "Guaranteed Sales Plan" by failing to provide the details and conditions of such plan in writing as well as proof of sufficient financial resources to satisfy the commitment of such plan.

Algonquin:

Teresa M. Kurkowski -- 4/21/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Altamont:

Douglas R. Hankins --11/24/99 -- Real estate broker license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1998 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education (CE) during the 2/1/96 to 1/31/98 pre-renewal period. Additional CE hours in the amount that was deficient must be completed within sixty days.

Aurora:

W. Edwin Curry -- 08/13/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

John McEnroe -- 10/21/99 -- The real estate broker license was reprimanded and a $ 1,400 fine was assessed for allowing a licensee to practice real estate on a non-renewed license.

Dianne Yelm --5/20/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and a $300 fine was assessed for depositing into her personal account a commission check made payable to her sponsoring broker.

Bannockburn:

Teresa Sobieski -- 10/21/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Bartlett:

Angela Hansen -- 3/12/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reinstated subject to a reprimand and a $300 fine for rectifying a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate which had been returned due to insufficient funds.

Nick Pantazopoulos,Wyngate Realty Group, Ltd. -- 07/08/99 -- Real estate broker license was placed upon probation for a period of three years and a $7,500 fine was assessed for repeatedly disbursing escrow funds early for commissions in advance of the closing and for failing to maintain proper escrow records and related documents. Upon remand from the Circuit Court, Mr. Pantazopoulos provided evidence that he understands the requirements of escrow accounts and that the early disbursements did not harm any buyers or sellers. The real estate broker corporation license of Wyngate Realty Group, Ltd. was revoked.

Batavia:

Susan Lane -- 09/10/99 -- The real estate broker license was reprimanded and a $1,400 fine was assessed for practicing real estate on a non-renewed real estate license.

Beecher:

Peter J. Condich -- 10/21/99 -- The real estate broker license was issued with a condition of completion of the new broker administration course. The grant of the license, which had been previously denied, was based upon Mr. Condich's successful completion of his criminal sentence, compliance with the prior order, and his rehabilitation, including his steady and progressively responsible work in the property development and management field.

Belleville:

Leslie Schaller -- 3/12/99 -- Real estate broker license was revoked for failing to provide information or documents requested by the Office of Banks and Real Estate within thirty (30) days of the request.

Benesenville:

Maria Cerone -- 12/20/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and assessed a $500 fine for falsely indicating her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the pre-renewal period.

Dorine Muller -- 10/21/99 -- The real estate broker license was revoked and fined $1,000 for failure to account for money coming into the possession of Pathmark Real Estate, which belong to others and for failure to maintain escrow records, journal, ledger cards or monthly reconciliation.

Berwyn:

Juan Nunez -- 5/20/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded for failing to obtain the initials of the principals on changes to the face of a real estate sales contract.

Dino G. Perry -- 09/10/99 -- The real estate broker license was placed on indefinite probation until licensee satisfies all Illinois tax liabilities as set forth in an agreed payment plan.

Bolingbrook:

Janet Brown -- 3/18/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was indefinitely suspended for failing to satisfy all Illinois tax liabilities.

Janet Brown -- 5/20/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was eligible for restoration subject to indefinite probation until petitioner satisfies all Illinois tax liabilities. As a condition of her probation, petitioner agrees to enter into an agreed payment plan to correct any and all tax arrearage with the Department of Revenue.

Bernard Hughes, Jr. -- 08/13/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Bernard Hughes Jr. -- 09/10/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was eligible for restoration subject to a reprimand and payment of a civil penalty of $300 after having rectified a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which had previously been dishonored.

Buffalo Grove:

Esmeralda Futterman -- 11/24/99 -- The real estate salesperson was reprimanded and a fine of $300 was assessed for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Carlock:

Douglas H. Greiner -- 10/21/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Carol Stream:

Stanley Dale -- 03/12/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was eligible for issuance subject to a two-year period of probation. Applicant had been in arrears on child support and violated an order of protection. Applicant made satisfactory payment arrangements and completed a counseling program.

Calumet City:

James Bonet -- 01/25/99 -- Real estate broker license was indefinitely suspended until all tax liabilities are satisfied.

Channahon:

Wendy Larsen -- 3/12/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was revoked for failing to provide information or documents requested by the Office of Banks and Real Estate within thirty (30) days of the request.

Cambridge:

Lori J. Merrill -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Chicago:

Askia Abdullah -- 5/20/99 -- Application for the restoration of his broker license was not granted. The broker license had been suspended indefinitely due to an overdue tax liability and the failure to file returns. The denial of the application was based upon 1) taxes remaining overdue and some returns having not been filed, 2) the removal of Mr. Abdullah's name from the master roll of attorneys in Illinois, and 3) the felony conviction of Mr. Abdullah for bankruptcy fraud.

Shernice M. Boyd -- 08/13/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Larry Bernstein -- 12/20/99 -- The real estate broker license of Larry Bernstein was reprimanded for failing to promote the best interests of a client.

Ricky Booker -- 11/24/99 -- The real estate broker license of Ricky Booker was revoked for disbursing $14,250 in commissions without the authorization or written direction of the principals, making substantial misrepresentations to the principals, failing to display the license of a sponsored licensee, and failing to produce escrow records and related documents to the Office of Banks and Real Estate.

Otto Brown -- 03/12/99 -- The real estate broker license was reprimanded for failing to properly supervise, while serving as a managing broker, the activities of a sponsored licensee.

Luis G. Carmona --6/21/99 -- Real estate broker license was revoked for failing to account for escrow funds and failing to remit the earnest money back to the buyer upon the written direction of all principals to the failed transaction.

Charlene Caruso-Bartels -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate broker license was reprimanded for permitting salesperson to hold multiple corporate offices of a broker corporation, and failing to maintain proper escrow records which when corrected reflected a deficit of $50 of the broker's minimum deposit.

Michael P. Centanne -- 11/24/99 -- Real estate broker license was reprimanded and a fine of $1,500 was assessed for the following reasons: (1)failing to maintain a definite office by operating at least two businesses from the real estate location,(2) failing to notify the Office of Banks and Real Estate of a change of address, (3)failing to have an employment agreement with a salesperson and, (4) improperly holding out as a member of a trade association or organization.

Byron J. Clark -- 10/21/99 -- The real estate broker license was reprimanded and real estate pre-license instructor license was suspended for six months for failing as a managing broker to supervise adequately a salesperson, failing to obtain a properly executed listing agreement and failing to cancel the improper listing agreement in a timely fashion.

Eliot C. Cohen -- 04/20/99 -- Real estate salesperson's petition for restoration was dismissed. Mr. Cohen's license remains revoked pursuant to the terms of a previous order dated October 21, 1997.

John L. Cousett -- 3/12/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a dishonored remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate.

Yolanda Cumpian -- 3/12/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was placed upon probation indefinitely until all tax liabilities are satisfied.

Jaroslaw Czerwik -- 5/20/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and a $300 fine was assessed for practicing real estate and for receiving commissions while his license was inoperative (without a sponsoring broker).

Gary D. Dailey -- 3/12/99 -- Real estate broker license was indefinitely suspended for failing to satisfy all Illinois tax liabilities.

Christie Day -- 08/13/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Christie Day -- 08/26/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reinstated subject to a reprimand, and a $300 civil penalty was assessed, as a result of licensee rectifying a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Elizabeth L. DeCosmo -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Anthony DeGrazia -- 04/21/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded for submitting a sponsor card to the Office of Banks and Real Estate without the sponsoring broker's signature.

Darryl Dentley -- 09/10/99 -- Application for the renewal of his salesperson was granted. The license was placed on probation for an indefinite period for failing to satisfy his Illinois guaranteed student loan liabilities. The probation shall terminate upon a subsequent Order based upon Darryl Dentley filing with the Office of Banks and Real Estate proof from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission that he has satisfied the educational loan liability.

Lee G. Digby -- 08/13/99 -- The real estate salesperson license of Lee G. Digby was reprimanded and an extra 6 hours of continuing education was required for disbursing escrow monies without proper written authorization from all principals to the transaction.

Joseph L. Dombrowski -- 04/21/99 -- Real estate broker license was placed upon probation for a period of one year, and Mr. Dombrowski's exemption from continuing education was revoked, as a result of discipline rendered against Mr. Dombrowski's license to practice law in Illinois.

Joan L. Edelberg -- 0716/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Edward J. Fitzsimons -- 3/30/99 -- Real estate broker license is restored to active status from probationary status for satisfying all Illinois tax liabilities.

Wendy Franklin -- 12/20/99 -- The real estate license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Dorrie Freiman -- 4/21/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Esmeralda Futterman -- 08/13/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Carlotta L. Gardner -- 04/21/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reinstated for rectifying a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Kathy E. Gilbert -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Dragoljub Giljen, a/k/a Danny Giljen -- 3/30/99 -- Real estate broker license was suspended for six months and a $1,000 fine was assessed for using earnest money funds, received by Mr. Giljen in his capacity as a seller, without written authorization from the prospective buyer. Upon restoration after six months, the license shall be subject to probation for eighteen months.

Georgia S. Glenn -- 01/25/99 -- Real estate broker license was reprimanded for failure to designate properly the name of the real estate business.

Judith A. Golnick -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and a $1,000 fine was assessed for salesperson holding multiple corporate offices of a broker corporation.

John Griparis -- 3/18/99 -- Real estate broker license was revoked for failing to comply with the terms and conditions set forth in a prior consent order.

Marvin G. Guccione -- 5/20/99 -- Real estate broker license was eligible for restoration subject to a two (2) year probation and a fine of $1,000. Petitioner had completed his sentencing and probation for a criminal conviction for money laundering.

Gary B. Harvey and GBH Realty D/B/A Remax Express -- 3/31/99 -- The real estate broker cicense of Gary B. Harvey and the broker corporation license of GBH Realty d/b/a ReMax Express were summarily suspended on March 31, 1999. Gary Harvey was the owner and managing broker of GBH Realty d/b/a ReMax Express. During an investigation and audit of GBH Realty d/b/a ReMax Express, the Office of Banks and Real Estate discovered substantial escrow violations and evidence of unlicensed practice.

Elmer Highland -- 09/10/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded. The real estate salesperson license also forfeited its continuing education exemption for failing to obtain written authorization to lower the asking price of the subject property.

Pamela L. Holt -- 5/20/99 -- The real estate broker license was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed for failing to timely renew her real estate broker license. As a consequence of this failure to timely renew, the branch office of Venterra Sales and Management was without a managing broker for over four months. Furthermore, several salespersons sponsored under her license were practicing real estate during that period without a properly licensed sponsoring broker.

Raymond Huertas -- 03/12/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was indefinitely suspended for failing to provide satisfactory proof of a high school diploma or GED equivalency.

Bahram Irani -- 09/10/99 -- The real estate broker license was placed on probation for a period of one (1) year for applying for the renewal of a real estate broker corporation license with an address that was not an active real estate office, failing to notify the Office of Banks and Real Estate of the change in location of the principal place of business, and failing to maintain a definite office or place of business within this State for the transaction of real estate business.

Sandra J. Kruger, Kruger Realty Corporation, and Kruger Realty Group Incorporated -- 09/14/99 -- The real estate broker license of Sandra Kruger, the Real Estate Broker Corporation license of Kruger Realty Corporation, and the branch office license of Kruger Realty Group Incorporated (having been revoked under a previous order for escrow violations) were terminated due to a related pay-out of $11,207 (to Barry and Ingrid Mele) from the Real Estate Recovery Fund.

Sandra J. Kruger, Kruger Realty Corporation, and Kruger Realty Group Incorporated -- 09/14/99 -- The real estate broker license of Sandra Kruger and the branch office license of Kruger Realty Group Incorporated (having been revoked under a previous order for escrow violations) were terminated due to a related pay-out of $11,500 (to Ronald Oswald) from the Real Estate Recovery Fund.

Sandra J. Kruger, Kruger Realty Corporation, and Kruger Realty Group Incorporated -- 09/14/99 -- The real estate broker license of Sandra Kruger and the branch office license of Kruger Realty Group Incorporated (having been revoked under a previous order for escrow violations) were terminated due to a related pay-out of $11,500 (to Mark Cutts) from the Real Estate Recovery Fund.

Edward E. Lang -- 03/12/99 -- Real estate broker license was reinstated for rectifying a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was, dishonored.

Walter M. Ligety -- 09/10/99 -- The real estate broker license was suspended indefinitely until licensee satisfies all Illinois tax liabilities or an approved payment plan is in place.

Ricky A. Levin, Rick Levin & Associates, Inc. -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate broker and broker corporation licenses were not disciplined and the licenses remain in good standing. The Commissioner adopted the board's recommendation that no discipline be imposed and that the allegations of improper disbursement of escrow funds without the purchasers' authorization be dismissed.

Aletha K. Khan -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was suspended for 3 months and then to be placed on probation for 2 years for receiving a check from a client payable personally to the salesperson for real estate services and for sending an itemized hourly bill to the client in contravention of the commission agreement with her Broker.

Christopher Koziol -- 5/20/99 -- The real estate broker license was reprimanded and a $100 fine was assessed for allowing a real estate salesperson to practice real estate in his office that real estate salesperson's license was inoperative and for paying commissions to the real estate salesperson while the real estate salesperson's license was inoperative.

Jo Ann Larkin -- 5/20/99 -- The real estate broker license was reinstated for satisfying all Illinois tax liabilities.

Linda Lennon -- 08/13/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Elizabeth Loera -- 6/21/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was placed on indefinite probation until licensee satisfies all Illinois tax liabilities as set forth in an agreed payment plan.

Janusz Maka -- 10/21/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was revoked for holding the position of corporation Secretary of First Chicago Realtors.

Mary Markiewicz -- 5/20/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was placed on probation for a period of two (2) years and a $500 fine was assessed for negotiating directly with a seller without authorization from the seller's exclusive listing agent; for failing to disclose her licensee status on the face of a contract in which she was the buyer; for failing to fully complete a form contract before it was signed; and for failing to deposit $5000 escrow money with her managing broker as per the terms of a sales contract.

Yolandra Martin -- 6/21/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded for failing to timely deposit an escrow money check within two (2) business days of receipt.

Peter Matich -- 3/18/99 -- Real estate broker license s was revoked for failing to account for escrow monies, failing to remit escrow monies, commingling of escrow funds with other accounts, and failing to properly maintain proper bookkeeping of escrow accounts.

Kimberly McMiller -- 08/13/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Wendy Franklin a/k/a Wendy Muhammud -- 5/20/99-- The real estate salesperson license was eligible for restoration subject to a reprimand and payment of a civil penalty of $750.

Steward A. Munoz -- 12/20/99 -- The real estate broker license was suspended for a period of ninety (90) days and a $2,400 fine was assessed for practicing real estate on a nonrenewed license, aiding and abetting the practice of real estate on a nonrenewed license, and aiding and abetting the practice of real estate without a license.

Mike Navarro -- 09/10/99 -- The real estate salesperson license shall be indefinitely suspended until all tax liabilities have been paid in full or a satisfactory payment plan has been approved by the Illinois Department of Revenue.

Patricia Nielsen -- 3/12/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was revoked for making a substantial misrepresentation at a closing and for improperly handling a commission check.

Victor Pineda -- 09/10/99 -- The real estate salesperson license shall be indefinitely suspended until all tax liabilities have been paid in full or a satisfactory payment plan has been approved by the Illinois Department of Revenue.

E Pamela Brown-Pinto -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was issued subject to probation for a period of five years due to a criminal conviction regarding distribution of cocaine.

Sheila Poole -- 5/20/99 -- The real estate leasing agent student license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Leslie Perry-Ricci -- 11/24/99 -- Real estate broker license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1998 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education (CE) during the 2/1/96 to 1/31/98 pre-renewal period. Additional CE hours in the amount that was deficient must be completed within sixty days.

Alfred Rosado -- 3/12/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was indefinitely suspended for failing to satisfy all Illinois tax liabilities.

Frank M. Oliva, Francis Parquet & Co. a/k/a Parquet Realty Group -- 08/27/99 -- The real estate broker license of Frank Oliva was revoked for a minimum period of five years, the real estate broker corporation license of Francis Parquet & Co. a/k/a Parquet Realty Group was revoked, and a joint and several fine of $5,000 was assessed for failing to produce escrow records upon request by the Office of Banks and Real Estate investigators, failing to maintain proper escrow records, and allowing an unlicensed person to serve as a managing broker. The Office of Banks and Real Estate further alleged that Frank Oliva commingled escrow monies into non-escrow accounts; allowed sponsored licensees to practice real estate on non-renewed licenses; allowed sponsored licensees to operate real estate offices out of their homes without any supervision by Frank Oliva; failed to display the licenses of all sponsored licensees on the office wall of Francis Parquet & Company; failed to comply with the requirements regarding the use of an assumed business name; and improperly disbursed escrow monies.

Joyce Oshodi -- 3/30/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was restored to active status from suspended status for satisfying all Illinois guaranteed student loan liabilities.

Margie A. Overby -- 3/12/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was restored to active status from probationary status for satisfying all Illinois tax liabilities.

Thomas Potts -- 01/25/99 -- The Real estate salesperson license of Thomas Potts was reprimanded for returning earnest money to a prospective buyer without written authorization from the seller, and for failing to produce information requested by the division within 30 days of the request.

Marek Predki -- 5/20/99 -- The real estate broker license was reprimanded and a $250 fine was assessed for allowing a real estate salesperson to practice real estate in his office that real estate salesperson's license was inoperative and for paying commissions to the real estate salesperson while the real estate salesperson's license was inoperative.

Tania Ruiz -- 6/21/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was issued subject to a one (1) year period of probation due to a previous felony conviction of conspiracy to commit bank fraud.

Cervera Samad -- 08/13/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Diane Silverman -- 11/24/99 -- Real estate broker license was reprimanded and a $150 fine was assessed for failing to supervise her place of business in that she failed to display a licensees' license certificate in her place of business.

Myrna Skilling-Levy and Arnold Levy -- 11/24/99 -- Real estate salesperson license of Myrna Skilling-Levy was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed. The real estate salesperson license of Arnold Levy was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed for operating a real estate branch office without a branch office license and without a managing broker for the branch office.

Lisa Smith -- 12/20/99 -- The real estate leasing license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate which, was dishonored.

Lisa Smith -- 12/29/99 -- The real estate leasing license is eligible to be restored to active status because the petition provided documentation showing that the dishonored check was due to a banking error.

Robert E. Stanmeyer -- 04/20/99 -- Real estate broker license was suspended for a period of two years, a $5,000 fine was assessed, and the licensee's exemption from continuing education was revoked for issuing a real estate solicitation letter to members of the public containing statements which violated the "unworthiness" provision of the Real Estate License Act.

Jacob Stover --4/21/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was restored to active status from probationary status for satisfying all Illinois tax liabilities.

Dianne C. Street -- 09/10/99 -- The real estate broker license was eligible for restoration. Ms. Street provided documentation that she satisfied her Illinois guaranteed student loan and complied with the other terms for restoration of her suspended license.

Waclaw Sulkowski -- 04/21/99 -- The real estate broker license was reprimanded and a $300 fine was assessed for allowing a sponsored salesperson to practice real estate on a non-renewed license, failing to sign valid employment agreements with sponsored licensees, and allowing a salesperson to hold an officer position in his real estate corporation.

Paul S. Thomas -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Shunte Thomas -- 3/30/99 -- Real estate broker license was reprimanded and a $300 fine was assessed for engaging in the practice of real estate without a valid real estate license.

Ann Ventresca -- 10/21/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Jerome Wade --04/21/99 --The real estate broker license was reprimanded and a $300 fine was assessed for allowing a sponsored salesperson to practice real estate on a non-renewed license and for paying the salesperson commissions during the same period.

Frank W. Wolf -- 4/21/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Steven A. Yacko -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Philip York -- 03/12/99 -- The Commissioner adopted the board's recommendation that an Administrative Warning Letter be issued for practicing real estate without a license by accepting $100 to act as a rental finding service for a married couple.

Walter M. Zubricki -- 3/30/99 -- Real estate broker license was placed on probation for a period of two years and his continuing education exemption was revoked for failing to provide Independent Contractor Agreements to his sponsored licensees.

Cicero:

Joseph R. Ender -- 11/24/99 -- Real estate broker license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1998 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education (CE) during the 2/1/96 to 1/31/98 pre-renewal period. Additional CE hours in the amount that was deficient must be completed within sixty days.

Clinton:

Sandra Thayer -- 01/25/99 -- The real estate broker license of Sandra Thayer was placed upon probation for two years and a civil penalty of $300 was assessed for: with regard to case number 98-1198-1, Ms. Thayer, while serving as a listing agent in April of 1997, failed to communicate an offer to the seller; with regard to case number 97-1321-1, Ms. Thayer, while serving as a dual agent in 1997, failed to provide the required written dual agency disclosure, violated her duty as a dual agent by informing the prospective buyers of a price the seller would take other than the listing price without the permission from the seller, failed to notify the seller that she did not collect the buyer's earnest money check until 21 days after the contract was executed, failed to inform the seller of the buyer's inability to obtain mortgage financing, and failed to procure the written notice from the sellers agreeing to a return of the earnest money.

Dalton City:

Paula D. Childs -- 6/21/99 -- The real estate broker license was reprimanded and a $2,000 fine was assessed for operation of an unlicensed branch office.

Dubuque, IA:

Herbert J. Bisping -- 11/24/99 -- Real estate broker license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1998 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education (CE) during the 2/1/96 to 1/31/98 pre-renewal period. Additional CE hours in the amount that was deficient must be completed within sixty days.

Decatur:

Mark S. Behl -- 04/21/99 -- Real estate broker license was revoked for operating a real estate business without a license and for failing to maintain proper escrow records and failing to account for all escrow monies.

Stevanna Turner --09/10/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Deerfield:

Howard Sutker -- 10/21/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was eligible for restoration subject to a reprimand and payment of a civil penalty of $300 after having rectified a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate which had previously been dishonored.

Des Plaines:

Christina J. Kruse -- 5/20/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Patricia A. Matlock -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Karen Rosuck -- 4/21/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Bonita Strack -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Eddie Sykes -- 07/16/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Dixon:

Associated Realty of Dixon -- 10/21/99 -- The real estate broker corporation license was reprimanded and a $1,000 fine was assessed for practicing real estate without a license.

Cindy Fields -- 10/21/99 -- The real estate broker license was placed on probation and a $1,000 fine was assessed for escrow record keeping violations and for disbursing earnest money without written authorization and without a court order.

Dwight:

Joan E. Cornale -- 04/21/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded for failing to provide written disclosure of dual agency.

Edwardsville:

Douglas Erickson -- 08/13/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Douglas Erickson -- 09/10/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was eligible for restoration subject to a reprimand and payment of a civil penalty of $300 after having rectified a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which had previously been dishonored.

 Elgin:

Scott H. Bowers-- 09/10/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

 Kenneth P. Leyva -- 5/20/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reinstated for satisfying his Illinois guaranteed student loan liabilities.

Elk Grove Village:

Rebecca L. Van Scoy -- 07/16/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Rebecca L. Van Scoy -- 07/22/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reinstated subject to a reprimand, and a $300.00 civil penalty was assessed, as a result of licensee rectifying a remittance to Office of Banks and Real Estate which was dishonored.

Elmhurst:

Timothy Soltys -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate broker license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for allowing an real estate salesperson, who does not work under his license, host an open house for him.

Donald Stibbe -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate broker license was reprimanded and $250 fine was assessed for allowing an real estate salesperson, who does not work under his license, host an open house for him.

Elmwood Park:

Theodore J. Breden -- 03/12/99 -- Real estate broker license was reprimanded for failing to disassociate himself properly from a prior broker.

Evanston:

Stuart Davies -- 3/12/99 -- Real estate broker license was restored to active status from suspended status for satisfying all Illinois tax liabilities.

Darush J. Mabadi -- 10/21/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Forsyth:

Cheryl I. Friend -- 6/21/99 -- The real estate broker license was reprimanded for aiding and abetting the operation of an unlicensed branch office.

Galena:

Tracy Wayne Hartz -- 07/22/99 -- The real estate broker license of Tracey Wayne Hartz was revoked, and a real estate salesperson license was issued subject to an indefinite suspension for a minimum of three years and other conditions, for defrauding Attorneys' Title and Guaranty Fund, Inc. of $1,900,000 on fabricated real estate transactions, all while Tracey Wayne Hartz was acting in the capacity of an Illinois licensed attorney.

Glendale Heights:

Severino F. Villanueva -- 12/20/99 -- Real estate broker license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1998 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education (CE) during the 2/1/96 to 1/31/98 pre-renewal period. Additional CE hours in the amount that was deficient must be completed within sixty days.

Glenview:

AMS Realty Group, Inc., Mahendra D. Shah -- 6/21/99 -- The real estate broker and broker corporation licenses were placed on probation for two (2) years and a $800 fine was assessed for practicing without a license and practicing on an expired license.

Golden:

David Higley -- 01/25/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was revoked for practicing real estate on a non-renewed license and improperly issued 45-day sponsor cards.

Grayslake:

John Paslawsky -- 6/21/99 -- The real estate broker license was suspended for six months, and an exemption from continuing education was forfeited, for making false promises and misrepresentations, failing to maintain proper escrow records, failing to produce escrow records to the Office of Banks and Real Estate within thirty days of a request, and failing to account for all escrow monies. 

Ronald L. Rank -- 3/30/99 -- Real estate broker license was restored to active status from suspended status for satisfying all Illinois tax liabilities.

Greenup:

Linda A. Black -- 6/21/99 -- The non-renewed real estate broker license was reprimanded for failing to provide a copy of a termite and fungus report to a buyer.

Harwood Heights:

Pathmark Real Estate Corporation of Harwood Heights -- 10/21/99 -- The Real estate corporation license was revoked and fined $3,000 for failure to account for any money coming into the possession of Pathmark Real Estate, which belong to others, during a banking institution transition, failing to maintain a bookkeeping system for those funds and allowing a salesperson to operate a real estate business without actual participation and control of a real estate broker.

Sam Zitella -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate broker license was reprimanded, a $250 fine was assessed and the real estate pre-license instructor license was suspended for 18 months for having a salesperson engage in the practice of real estate on an improperly issued 45 day permit sponsor card.

Harvey:

Ronald J. Waters -- 01/25/99 -- The respondent's broker license was revoked. The respondent may apply for a salesperson license by examination to be issued upon probation for two years. The license revocation was based upon escrow violations: numerous checks drawn upon the escrow account were dishonored due to insufficient funds and the failure to provide escrow records.

Hawthorn Woods:

Brian R. Jessen -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Hazel Crest:

Christopher Claxton -- 5/20/99 -- The real estate broker license was placed on indefinite probation until licensee satisfies all Illinois tax liabilities as set forth in an agreed payment plan.

Anthony J. Padua -- 3/12/99 -- Real estate salesperson license application was granted with the license subject to an indefinite probation due to outstanding child support liability.

Herrin:

Charity Will -- 07/16/99 -- The real estate broker license was reprimanded and a $750 fine was assessed for failing to produce escrow records to the Office of Banks and Real Estate and failing to maintain proper escrow records.

Highland Park:

Alfred W. Rogers -- 11/24/99 -- Real estate broker license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1998 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education (CE) during the 2/1/96 to 1/31/98 pre-renewal period. Additional CE hours in the amount that was deficient must be completed within sixty days.

Martin L. Schwartz -- 5/20/99 -- Real estate broker license which, had been suspended summarily was revoked based upon the felony conviction of Mr. Schwartz on charges of theft of over $10,000 and perjury. The embezzlement of over $89,000 of client funds and the perjury in documents submitted to the Attorney Registration and Disicplinary Commission were also the basis for the disbarment of Mr. Schwartz and the removal of his name from the master roll of attorneys in Illinois.

Howard L. Sider -- 07/16/99 -- The real estate broker license was reinstated for satisfying all Illinois tax liabilities.

Hillside:

Kahlil S. Barbari -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Hinsdale:

Zani S. Chae Cerny -- 12/20/99 -- Real estate broker license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1998 renewal form that he had completed sufficient Continuing Education during the 2/1/96 to 1/31/98 pre-renewal period. Additional CE hours in the amount that was deficient must be completed within sixty days.

Lisa L. Paulson -- 4/21/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Evelyn R. Templin -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Hoffman Estates:

Carol Bullerman -- 01/25/99 -- Real estate broker license was placed on probation for 18 months and continuing education courses were ordered for stating that a disputed commission would be placed in escrow and failing to do so.

Eugene C. Cabana -- 09/10/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was suspended indefinitely until licensee satisfies all Illinois tax liabilities or an approved payment plan is in place.

Patricia Faham -- 01/25/99 -- Real estate broker license was placed on probation for 18 months, a fine of $500 was assessed and continuing education courses were ordered for stating that a disputed commission would be placed in escrow and failing to do so.

Rocio Trujillo -- 3/12/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and a $300 fine was assessed for rectifying a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was returned due to insufficient funds.

Mark G. Vancil -- 10/21/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

 Joliet:

Joseph Cusimano -- 10/29/99 -- The real estate broker license of Joseph Cusimano was restored to active status from suspended status for having completed all terms and conditions of a criminal sentence.

Kankakee:

Robert Butz -- 09/10/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Kewanee:

Joyce E. VerHeecke -- 4/21/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

LaGrange:

Gemma Johnson --07/16/99 -- real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Coya J. Smith -- 10/29/99 -- The real estate broker license of Coya J. Smith was placed on indefinite suspension for failing to satisfy all Illinois tax liabilities.

O. Patrick Vichi -- 04/21/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was placed on probation for two years and a $500 fine was assessed for serving as an officer of a broker corporation and engaging in the practice of real estate while the sponsoring broker corporation license had expired.

LaGrange Park:

Jack R. Napoleon, Chicago Midway Realty, Inc.d/b/a The Destin Realty Group, Inc. -- 04/21/99 -- Real estate broker license and real estate broker corporation license were placed on probation for two years and a $1,000 fine was assessed against the broker for not properly maintaining escrow records, operating under an improper and misleading name, engaging in the practice of real estate while the sponsoring broker corporation had expired, failing to have a written employment agreement with a sponsored salesperson and failing to notify the Office of Banks and Real Estate of required information.

Lake Bluff:

Christopher Goff -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Lake in the Hills:

William R. Newton -- 10/21/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Lake Villa:

Nikki Lynn Nielsen -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Lake Zurich:

Sharon A. Gallagher -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Lanark:

Nicholas J. Isenhart -- 5/20/99 -- The real estate broker license was reprimanded for operation of a seasonal weekend unlicensed branch office.

Lansing:

Robert J. Guadagno -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Lemont:

Robert A. Nelson -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Lincolnwood:

John Scorte -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

 Mera Wei -- 04/21/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded for receiving escrow funds and failing to give the escrow funds to the sponsoring broker or otherwise ensure that the funds were timely deposited into an escrow account.

 Loami:

Carolyn M. Patterson -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Matteson:

Taofik O. Hamzat -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

McHenry:

Gary B. Wood -- 3/12/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was indefinitely suspended for failing to satisfy all Illinois tax liabilities.

Mahomet:

Paul M. Gilligan -- 5/20/99 -- The real estate broker license was placed on probation for a period of two (2) years, The real estate pre-licensure and the continuing education licenses were suspended for one (1) year and a $750 was assessed for aiding and abetting another licensee to practice real estate in an unlicensed branch office.

Matteson:

Kim Oliver -- 5/20/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Kim Oliver -- 6/21/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reinstated subject to a reprimand and a $300 civil penalty was assessed, as a result of licensee rectifying a remittance to Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Sue Wolford -- 6/21/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to Office of Banks and Real Estate which was dishonored.

Minier:

Michael Sklar -- 12/29/99 -- The real estate broker license was indefinitely suspended for failing to make child support payments.

Morton Grove:

Nick P. Gianaris -- 11/24/99 -- Real estate broker license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1998 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education (CE) during the 2/1/96 to 1/31/98 pre-renewal period. Additional CE hours in the amount that was deficient must be completed within sixty days.

Benjamin A. Kaplan -- 07/16/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Sally McCotter -- 08/13/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Mount Prospect:

Michael R. Ferrara -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Murphysboro:

Sandra J. Catt -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate broker license was reprimanded and $500 fine assessed for failing to adequately supervise a sponsored salesperson who failed to deposit an earnest money check in a timely manner and returned those escrow funds to the purchasers without the authorization of the seller, and failure to rectify the resultant lack of escrow funds.

Eldon Gosnell -- 03/12/99 -- The real estate broker license was reprimanded for serving as an agent for two independent real estate offices simultaneously.

Rachel Hines -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine assessed for failing to deposit an earnest money check in a timely manner and returning those escrow funds to the purchasers without the authorization of the seller.

Naperville:

Christopher Cobb -- 09/10/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

New Lenox:

Nicole D. Sanders -- 4/21/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was restored to active status from probationary status for satisfying all Illinois tax loan liabilities.

Normal:

Jerry Blumenshine -- 11/16/99 -- The real estate salesperson license is eligible to be restored to active status because the petition provided documentation showing that the dishonored check was due to a banking error.

Michael A. McKean -- 12/20/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

David A. Schmillen -- 4/21/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Diana Thames -- 3/12/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reinstated subject to a reprimand and a $300 fine for rectifying a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate which had been returned due to insufficient funds.

Norridge:

Derek G. Edens -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate broker license was placed on probation for discipline by another government agency for mishandling the funds of a law client.

North Chicago:

Darryl K. Hayes -- 4/21/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was restored to active status from probationary status for satisfying all Illinois student loan liabilities.

Northfield:

Madonna L. Reed -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

North Riverside:

Lester P. Antos, Century 21 RBI, Inc. -- 08/24/99 -- Real estate broker and broker corporation licenses were summarily suspended for failure to make escrow records available to the Office of Banks and Real Estate during business hours, and numerous discrepancies and apparent shortages in the escrow records and accounts.

Lester P. Antos and Century 21 RBI, Inc. --11/24/99 -- Real estate broker license and broker corporation license were revoked, after having been summarily suspended for failing to maintain proper escrow records, including an escrow journal and monthly reconciliation statements, and on at least one occasion, during a random visit, Respondents failed to produce all escrow records to the Office of Banks and Real Estate. Antos is eligible to have a salesperson license issued upon probation, if there is no access to escrow money.

Oak Brook:

Diane S. Dellaportas -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Patrick S. Jage -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Oak Lawn:

Kevin T. Olszewski -- 10/21/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Oak Park:

Ellsworth T. George -- 01/25/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was indefinitely suspended until all tax liabilities are satisfied.

Ellsworth T. George -- 5/20/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was eligible for reinstatement. Petitioner had been indefinitely suspended for failing to comply with the Tax Act, but failed to notify the Office of Banks and Real Estate that he was protected by a Department of Revenue Board of Appeals Temporary Restraining Order in place at the time of the suspension.

O'Fallon:

Anna McKinley -- 08/13/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Orland Park:

James J. Hyland, Jr. -- 3/12/99 -- Real estate broker license was reprimanded for failing to provide written dual agency disclosure.

 John H. Schober -- 09/10/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was suspended for 60 days to be followed by indefinite probation for violating a prior Order by willfully failing to pay current child support as required by the order of the Circuit Court.

Palatine:

Corrine A. Scott -- 09/10/99 -- The real estate broker license was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed for disbursing earnest money without the buyer's written authorization and without a court order.

William Tarsitano -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Palos Heights:

Randal B. Barcella -- 10/21/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

John L. Jacobs -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Palos Hills:

Rose Lamendola -- 03/12/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded for failing to correct an erroneous MLS statement concerning central air-conditioning.

Paris:

Edmund Sheehy -- 09/10/99 -- The real estate broker license of Edmund Sheehy was revoked for a minimum period of three years for multiple violations arising out of three case files. The violations included misrepresentation, improper marketing of properties, failure to maintain proper escrow records, commingling of escrow money, and improper escrow disbursements.

Park Forest:

Ronald J. Foote -- 3/30/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was restored to active status from suspended status for satisfying all Illinois tax liabilities.

Park Ridge:

Eulalia Lach -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Prospect Heights:

Hall Properties Realty, Inc. -- 01/25/99 -- The real estate broker corporation license of Hall Properties Realty, Inc., is eligible for restoration subject to a reprimand and a civil penalty of $500 for submitting to the Office of Banks and Real Estate licensing fee checks which were not honored by the financial institution upon which they were drawn.

Putnam:

Wallace Cold, Lucia Nowak -- 08/13/99 -- The real estate broker license of Wallace Cold was suspended for one year and a $1,000 fine was assessed for serving as the managing broker of record of a real estate office and (i) permitting the use of his broker license to enable salespersons to operate the real estate office without the actual participation and control by Wallace Cold; (ii) failing to maintain proper escrow records; (iii) failing to maintain written employment agreements with sponsored licensees; (iv) operating the real estate office under an assumed name without proper registration; and (v) allowing the issuance of improper advertisements. The real estate salesperson license of Lucia Nowak was placed on probation for a period of three years and a $1,000 fine was assessed for (i) making misrepresentations to principals in real estate transactions; (ii) failing to obtain the proper documentation for serving as a dual agent; (iii) suggesting a sales prices to prospective buyers which were lower than the sales price in the listing agreements and not otherwise acceptable to the sellers; (iv) failing to properly document disbursements of an escrow deposit; (v) operating a real estate office with only a salesperson license; (vi) issuing improper advertisements; and (vii) failing to disclose her status as a licensee on real estate contracts in which she was a principal.

Richton Park:

Cassandra Ross-Robinson -- 08/13/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Phyllis Z. Smart -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

River Grove:

Maureen E. (Tina) DeCastris -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was suspended indefinitely for engaging in the practice of real estate on an improperly issued 45 day permit sponsor card.

River Forest:

Cheryl Serafini -- 12/20/99 -- The real estate license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Riverside:

Christine A. Levy -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Rockford:

Mark S. Crosby -- 4/21/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was restored to active status from probationary status for satisfying all Illinois tax liabilities.

Paula J. Zammuto -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Peter S. Zammuto -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Roselle:

Gary Danno -- 12/20/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded. The licensee additionally is required to complete 15 hours of continuing education, specifically the broker administration course for inadvertently permitting his salesperson to allow another person, besides her managing broker, to hold earnest money.

Ann M. Helms -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Mary Rodriguez-Szerlag -- 12/20/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded. The licensee additionally is required to complete six hours of continuing education, specifically the agency course for practicing as a dual agent without getting written authorization from both parties and for allowing someone other than her managing broker to hold earnest money.

 Rosemont:

Timothy C. Noonan -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Round Lake:

Scott W. Reese --08/13/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded for failing to disclose to his clients that the Buyer failed to deposit any earnest money as required by the real estate sales contract.

Sabula, IA:

Sheri K. Castro (f/k/a Engaldo) -- 6/21/99 -- The real estate broker license was placed on probation for two (2) years with strict reporting requirements for use of a controlled substance which affected the competence to engage in real estate.

Schaumburg:

Lee Hummel -- 03/12/99 -- Real estate broker license was indefinitely suspended for failing to satisfy child support liabilities.

Teri Okonek -- 10/21/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

 Skokie:

Rohit Patel -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Rosalind Shapiro -- 03/12/99 -- Real estate broker license was restored for satisfying all Illinois tax liabilities.

South Holland:

Valerie Taylor Harvey -- 04/21/99 -- The real estate broker license was eligible for restoration subject to a reprimand, and a $300 fine was assessed, for rectifying a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Springfield:

David Breeze -- 5/20/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was placed on probation for a period of one (1) year for improperly handling an escrow check, materially altering a contract, and exceeding his authority by giving an interpretation of a contract.

Gerald Cunningham, Jr. -- 08/13/99 -- The real estate broker license was reprimanded and a $1,200 fine was assessed for practicing real estate on a expired license.

John D. Moss -- 5/20/99 -- The real estate broker license was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed for being responsible as managing broker for a salesperson who improperly handled an escrow check.

Dennis Polk -- 10/21/99 -- The real estate broker license was reprimanded and a $1,200 fine was assessed for aiding and abetting the practice of real estate on a non-renewed license.

St. Louis, MO:

Ronald Bohlen -- 3/12/99 -- Real estate broker license was revoked due to a felony conviction for misappropriating HUD funds.

St. Charles:

James P. Emma -- 10/21/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Thomas J. Kraakevik -- 4/21/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Clarke Roger Marquis -- 5/10/99 -- The real estate broker license, real estate continuing education instructor license, and real estate pre-licensure instructor license issued to Clarke Roger Marquis were placed on indefinite suspension for failing to satisfy all Illinois tax liabilities.

James A. Stob -- 5/20/99 -- Real estate broker license was reinstated for satisfying all Illinois tax liabilities.

Viola:

Nancy L. Landi -- 3/30/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was placed upon probation for two years due to criminal convictions on two felony counts. Ms. Landi made a false declaration before both a Grand Jury and a Criminal Court in a matter involving forfeiture of property derived from drug proceeds. Ms. Landi falsely claimed to own the land that was the subject of the forfeiture action. Ms. Landi completed her criminal sentence.

Waukegan:

Roy A. Colver -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

William Kucera --12/20/99 -- The real estate broker license was placed on probation for a period of one year for failing to maintain escrow records and written employment agreements with licensees. In addition, the broker must take a prelicense course in broker administration within the first six months of his probationary period.

 West Franfort:

Susan Karales -- 10/21/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was terminated for failing to rectify a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate, which was dishonored.

Western Springs:

Maria Mitrosz -- 07/16/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Wheaton:

Ralph Graham -- 5/20/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reinstated for satisfying all Illinois tax liabilities.

Westmont:

Lucille Madlyn Papendorf -- 4/21/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on her 1997 renewal form that she had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

Wheeling:

Howard Robin -- 3/30/99 -- Real estate salesperson license was restored subject to a reprimand and a $100 fine for rectifying a remittance to the Office of Banks and Real Estate which had been returned due to insufficient funds.

Wood Dale:

Louise Kabot -- 08/13/99 -- Real estate salesperson license issued and petition for restoration granted in part. Ms. Kabot's Broker license was suspended indefinitely by a 1990 Consent Order. The six month minimum period of the indefinite suspension has passed and Ms. Kabot provided evidence that she warranted the public's trust.

James R. Pattison -- 10/21/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was reprimanded and a $500 fine was assessed for falsely indicating on his 1997 renewal form that he had completed sufficient continuing education during the 4/1/95 to 3/31/97 pre-renewal period.

 Woodridge:

Anton Barton -- 08/13/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was issued subject to successfully completing his court imposed probation.

Wood River:

Susan Lane -- 10/12/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was revoked for being convicted on several felony counts involving theft, check fraud, and drug possession.

Larry Clark -- 10/12/99 -- The real estate salesperson license was revoked for being convicted on several felony counts involving theft, check fraud, and drug possession.

 

 

 
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