Sue Griffiths

Sue Griffiths recently joined North Haven-based Quinnipiac Realty as a residential sales associate.

Griffiths is a 1990 graduate of East Haven High School. She earned a public health degree in 1995 from Southern Connecticut State University and received her real estate training from Professional Business Institute.

Griffiths has resided in North Haven since 2002 with her husband Chris and children Emma, 8, and Ryan, 4. She currently works part-time in her family’s flooring business, Specialty Carpets located in North Haven.

Quinnipiac Realty officials said Griffiths comes into the real estate business with a solid and proven customer service record and a wealth of vision and knowledge in home improvement.

DiLieto Joins Board
Sandy DiLieto, an agent in the Guilford office of Page-Taft Real Estate, has been named to the Guilford Board of Assessment Appeals. The board is the first level of appeal, allowing taxpayers to be heard by their peers on issues regarding the valuation of their properties.

DiLieto is a lifelong Shoreline resident and has lived in Guilford for the past 15 years.

Country Living Hires Karp
Longtime Stamford resident Ezra Karp has joined the Stamford office of Country Living Assoc.

Karp has been a real estate broker since 1975 as well as the successful owner and publisher of the Stamford Weekly Mail and Shopper and the Country Shopper of Pound Ridge, N.Y. He is a graduate of the Stamford school system and Emerson College.

Two Named Of Counsel
Two estate planning and tax attorneys have become of counsel to Nevas, Nevas, Capasse & Gerard, in Westport. Myron Kove and James M. Kosakow are bringing their skills and national reputations to the Westport firm.

Kosakow, an estate planner and taxation expert, is co-author with Kove of the highly regarded reference book, “Handling Federal Estate and Gift Taxes,” published by West. Together they edit and publish “Insights and Strategies,” a nationally recognized monthly financial and estate planning newsletter for professionals. They are also partners in the New York City firm Kove & Kosakow.

Kosakow, a fellow of the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel, teaches Estate and Gift Taxation and Planning at New York University and has lectured extensively in both Connecticut and New York. He is a graduate of Connecticut College and the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law.

Kove works with high-net-worth individuals to develop business and estate plans that preserve family assets at minimal tax costs. He assists clients to pass on greater wealth to future generations while continuing to control their assets. Kove holds degrees from Harvard Law School and New York University.