Event: Real Estate In Splitsville

What happens to your home in a New York City divorce is no small question. The decision to sell your home or buy out your spouse, stay in your family rental or leave and rent your own place–each of these actions will have lifelong consequences.  

Join us for an evening where you will get smart advice from some of the city’s top experts as you consider your options and the best way to move forward.

January 10, 2018

6:30 p.m.

17 Willow Place | Brooklyn NY

Andrea Vacca is the founder of Vacca Law & Mediation, a boutique firm that focuses exclusively on non-adversarial divorce and family law matters.  Her firm works only with clients who want to keep their divorces out of court and want to negotiate their prenuptial and postnuptial agreements in a non-adversarial manner.  Andrea’s firm primarily uses mediation and the collaborative law processes to achieve these goals for her clients.

Kathy Braddock is the co-founder of  Braddock & Purcell, a unique company made up of two “super brokers” who use their combined 50 years of experience in the luxury real estate market to match buyers and sellers with the absolute best agent for their property and their needs. Prior to forming Braddock + Purcell, Kathy was the Executive Managing Director, General Sales Manager for Douglas Elliman where she was responsible for the entire residential brokerage division of 14 managers and more than 1,100 real estate agents throughout New York City, as well as suburban Connecticut, New Jersey and Long Island.

Margaret Patrick, CFP® , CDFA®, is a Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch. She is passionate about helping women who are going through divorce. In addition to consulting with attorneys, reviewing settlement proposals and advising clients, she is committed to empowering each client to understand their own finances. She offers guidance on issues related to work, living situation, mortgages and refinancing, lifestyle, and saving for retirement.



Marie Herrero joined Merrill Lynch as a Wealth Management Lending Officer in 2016, after nineteen years of experience in the luxury residential lending space. She has broad expertise in all issues related to mortgages and refinancing, and provides the highest level of service and attention to help clients achieve a successful outcome. For the past year Marie and Maggie have worked together to assist divorcing people step-by-step through the mortgage and refinancing process, with the goal of helping their clients feel good about moving forward beyond divorce.