• Relocation News

    Introducing Kate Verdecchia

    Kate is the Relocation Services Manager for Restaino & Associates Realtors, joining the team in 2022. She is a licensed real estate agent and moved to Verona, Wisconsin in 2016 from Atlanta, Georgia. Kate handles all of the incoming and outgoing client referrals from the division’s corporate clients, third parties and independent agents. She profiles the relocating transferees, assigns them to the appropriate agent and follows the transferee’s progress from beginning to end. In addition to those duties, Kate handles the division’s billing and data resource systems. She has a professional attitude and she makes it a priority to fully understand her clients’ needs. Kate has worked for the last…

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    Relo Attends: GO Red for Women

    On Friday, February 28, Heidi Kopras, Restaino Realtor, and volunteer for the local chapter of the American Heart Association, along with Miki Smith and Gail Johnson with Restaino Relocation, attended and supported the Go Red for Women Luncheon held at the Monona Terrace. The Go Red for Women event elevated awareness among women about heart disease and stroke. The speakers shared their survival stories, facts on heart disease and promoted healthy lifestyles.  The facts reveal that cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year. That’s approximately one woman every minute.   To learn more on symptoms in Women and preventive action steps…

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    Gail Johnson Attends the GMA SHRM Strategic Planning Meeting

    On Friday, Jan. 17th, Gail Johnson, a Board Member of the GMA SHRM Greater Madison Human Resource Association attended and participated in the strategic planning of the chapter for their 700 plus members.  The meeting was guided by Jeff Russell, Russell Consulting and held at Serendipity Labs a co-working office space in Madison.  This was a passionate group set out to identify and bring value to its membership through professional development opportunities, networking, relationship-building, and the phenomenal One Day Human Capital Conference hosted in May. Can’t wait to see what 2020 and beyond has in store.  For more information visit GMASHRM.org   Gail Johnson 608-395-3104 Gail@RestainoHomes.com

  • Relocation News

    Nadya and Miki Attend the WiERC Luncheon in Milwaukee

    The holiday traditions continue. Nadya and Miki enjoyed attending this year’s annual Wisconsin Employee Relocation Council luncheon in Milwaukee. In addition to listening to industry experts speak on topics pertaining to Relocation, Nadya and Miki enjoyed networking with some of the best relocation professionals in Wisconsin. As a very special surprise to everyone, Nadya, and the rest of the WiERC board members preformed a delightful relocation oriented rendition of, “The Twelve Days of Christmas”! Typical of professionals in the relocation industry, these hard working board members were well prepared and gave maximum effort for this performance. It was a highlight of the event and a real crowd pleaser. The crowd…

  • 2019,  Relocation News

    Restaino & Associates ERA Powered Attends DMI Dinner

    Michael and Suzanne Restaino, Heidi Kopras and Miki Smith attended the Downtown Madison, Inc. (DMI) Annual Dinner on October 28, 2019, at the Monona Terrace. Over 600 DMI members, friends and downtown stakeholders celebrated another year with DMI over dinner, networking, a national speaker, and the presentation of the 23rd annual Community Asset Awards! The Keynote Speaker was Bryan C. Lee Jr., an architect, educator, writer, and Design Justice Advocate. He is the founder/Design Director at Colloqate Design, a nonprofit multidisciplinary design practice in New Orleans, Louisiana, dedicated to expanding community access to design and creating spaces of racial, social, and cultural equity.  For additional information on DMI, please visit  downtownmadison.org.

  • 2019,  Relocation News

    A Leading Global Relocation Division

    A Leading Global Relocation Division Assisting Candidates, Transferees and Families Moving In and Out of the Madison Area Restaino & Associates Relocation Division is a vital resource for your recruitment and relocation needs. Our dedicated team prides itself on enhancing your recruitment efforts to acquire world class talent to join your company. We assist candidates and families by navigating them through the entire process as they explore a move to the Madison area. Here is a glance at the assistance we provide customized to the needs of your candidates https://www.restainohomes.com/area-orientation-tours.php

  • 2019,  Relocation News

    Restaino Relocation Attends WI SHRM 33rd Annual State Conference

    The event hosted over 1,500 HR professionals and professionals in the industry. During the conference, Gail Johnson, Susan Thompson with Action Coach, and Nadya Nahirniak-Hansen spoke on the subjects of Mobility and Recruiting Talent. Attendees were presented with learning how to approach recruiting to attract, hire and retain top talent. The talk included best practices to enhance recruiting which included relocation assistance when interviewing candidates and families from outside the area. The Restaino Relocation Division was also an exhibitor during the conference. The conference was a great opportunity to talk with clients and introduced attendees to comprehensive relocation assistance solutions enhancing the recruitment process. Restaino & Associates has been a…