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Two of the Hudson Valley’s most established and experienced commercial real estate companies, Commercial Associates Realty and Deegan~Sanglyn Commercial Real Estate, announce their merger and simultaneous affiliation with SVN International Corporation

Commercial Associates Realty and Deegan~Sanglyn Commercial Real Estate announce their merger and simultaneous affiliation with global real estate giant SVN® International Corporation. Two of the Hudson Valley’s most established and experienced commercial real estate firms, headed by Principals Thomas Collins, CCIM and Joseph Deegan, CCIM join their resources with SVN to create a premier national-based real estate company, SVN Deegan-Collins Commercial Realty (SVN DCCR). Bringing the combined experience of over two hundred million dollars in transactions between them, Mr. Deegan and Mr. Collins are now poised to provide superior service for an increased customer base under the national platform of SVN.

Mr. Collins’ real estate background of over 27 years includes appraisal, brokerage, consulting, site selection, development, re-development and mortgage finance. He was a founder and president of Commercial Associates Realty, Inc., brokers and consultants providing real estate services throughout the Hudson Valley and beyond. Mr. Collins has the CCIM designation, the highest designation in the commercial real estate field, and is a past president of the New York State CCIM Chapter. Mr. Collins has facilitated over one hundred and twenty million dollars in transactions, consisting of investment, office, industrial and retail properties since co-founding Commercial Associates Realty, Inc. in 1998. Mr. Collins is currently serving as Chairman of the Health Alliance Hospitals Board of Directors and is a board member and past president of the Rural Ulster Preservation Company, a not for profit housing and community development agency, and the Kingston Hospital Foundation. He is a fifteen-year member of the Ulster County Loan Fund board, and is past chairman of the Ulster County Development Corp Kingston Uptown Business Association and the Woodstock Public Library District. Additionally he has been past board member of the Family of Woodstock, Inc. and the Chamber of Commerce of Ulster County. Currently Mr. Collins is a Mayoral appointment to the Kingston Waterfront Redevelopment Committee and the City of Kingston Zoning Revision and Comprehensive Plan Committees.

Before his affiliation with SVN, Mr. Deegan founded and successfully operated Deegan~Sanglyn Commercial Real Estate, a full service commercial real estate advisory firm offering landlord & tenant representation, site selection, development, consulting and property management services. Mr. Deegan has served in all offices of the Hudson Valley New York State Commercial Association of Realtors chapter as well as all offices of the Upstate NY CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) Chapter, for which he is currently serving as President. In addition, he is a New York State approved instructor. He has severed locally on the Ulster County Development Corporation, Gateway Community Industries, Ulster County Chamber of Commerce, YMCA of Ulster County and the John A. Coleman Catholic High School Board of Directors.

SVN DCCR provides property management for commercial properties for 30+ tenants in approximately 200,000 sq. ft. of commercial real estate, providing services including rent collection and billing, call center help for tenant issues, the hiring of vendors for routine maintenance and more.

SVN advisors have continually prided themselves, and have built a solid reputation, on putting their clients’ interests first. This quality has helped them to become one of the most recognized commercial real estate brands in the world and continues to be a principal tenant going forward for SVN DCCR. Equally, all SVN advisors have access to innovative online publication and syndication software, the latest in leading-edge research technology, CRM programs, and National Product Councils, to help provide solutions to local and regional issues. With over 190 offices, SVN offers clients the breadth of exposure of bigger corporate firms with the nimbleness of an independently owned company. Their unique platform of cooperation with brokers and principals draws potential buyers to their product – driving up interest and increasing property value. The combined expertise brought from Mr. Deegan and Mr. Collins, together with SVN’s established cutting edge technology, allows SVN DCCR advisors to provide rapid results with an increased return on investment.

Poughkeepsie Office


SVN Deegan-Collins Commercial Realty
2656 South Road, Suite C
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

OFFICE (845) 214-0280

Kingston Office


SVN Deegan-Collins Commercial Realty
411 Washington Ave., Suite 201
Kingston, NY 12401

OFFICE (845) 339-9100