Ralph R. Ragette is the principal broker and 4th generation of Ragette Real Estate. Since becoming a Realtor member in 1971 Ralph has remained active at both the local and state levels. He is a graduate of the REALTOR Institute and is a Certified Residential Specialist. He teaches both the New York State Salesperson and Broker licensing courses as a New York State Certified Continuing Education Instructor and is a member of The School of Real Estate Faculty and the Education Council. At the Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS, his prior positions include President HGAR (1990), REALTOR of the Year (1991), Chairman of the Education Council, Chairman Equal Opportunity, Chairman Finance Committee, Chairman Communication Council, Vice-Chairman Legislative Committee and members of the Professional Standards Committee, Long Range Strategic Planning Committee, Leadership Committee and HGAR Director. For the Hudson Gateway Multiple Listing Service Ralph was President HGMLS (1999), Chairman of the Computer Acquisition Committee, Chairman of the Finance Committee, member of the Rules and Regulations Committee and HGMLS Director. And for the New York State Association of Realtors Ralph served as the Chairman of Article12A Working Group and is a member of the Organizational Planning Committee, Legislative Steering Committee, and Legislative Policy Forum. He has also served as NYSAR Chairman Critical Issues Committee, Chairman Risk Reduction Committee, Chairman Legal Action Committee, Chairman Equal Opportunity, and a member of the Budget and Finance Committee, Investment Committee, and NYSAR Director.