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The Team

Paul has assembled a team of top-tier professionals who share his commitment to quality and excellence. Experts in their respective fields, they share a true collaborative spirit, open communication and a mutual desire to meet bigger and better challenges. The team's collective talents contribute to the desirability of Paul's homes.

John Knoetgen, partner in the respected architectural firm of Marsella & Knoetgen has worked with Paul for more than 10 years. John has a unique understanding of the luxury homeowner, and an astute vision with a meticulous design aesthetic.

Monique Varsames, Paul's wife, has her own design firm, "Moka Designs", and selects the interior finishes for each home. Her unique perspective and design resources arm her with the ability to blend classic style with meaningful trends. Her exacting attention to detail complements the team's quest for excellence.

Richard Horsman, a landscape architect, works closely with the team from the home's inception to ensure that the landscape design enhances the architectural integrity of each home.

Michael Stein, PE., President of Hudson Engineering & Consulting, P.C., [HEC] Tarrytown, New York, is instrumental in coordinating the design of all aspects of the civil engineering component for project sites. HEC is known for innovative and environmentally sensitive designs, that achieve prompt municipal approval.

Jim Sunday, Manager of the Lakeland Lumber Croton Falls location, has been the area's leading purveyor of lumber, windows, siding and door trim for decades. As a key player in the Varsames team, Lakeland Lumber is known for their quality, knowledge and selection.

Sterling National Bank ( (formerly known as Provident Bank) has been Paul's financing partner for 15 years. As one of New York state's largest full-service community banks, Sterling National Bank has maintained a disciplined approach to lending enabling Paul's vision to become reality.

April Saxe, Real Estate Salesperson with Houlihan Lawrence ( has represented Paul's homes for many years. Like the other members of his team, April is involved from the inception of each home. Her local real estate knowledge and expertise in design, sales and marketing has contributed to the success of Paul's homes.

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