The Viscardi Center Expands Board; Mark Laffey Joins

1477333271GREENVALE, NY - Mark T. Laffey, Principal of Laffey Real Estate, has been appointed to The Viscardi Center’s Board of Directors. A network of non-profit organizations, The Viscardi Center provides a lifespan of services that educate, employ and empower children and adults with disabilities. Laffey’s business acumen will assist in guiding the Center’s growth and expansion to ensure it remains relevant to the needs of the individuals it serves, as well as today’s ever-changing employment market.

“I am honored to be elected to the Board of Directors of The Viscardi Center,” said Laffey. “The decades of outstanding work done at the Center is globally renowned. Their lifespan of enrichment programs for children and adults with disabilities, as well as their families and care givers, continues to be extremely empowering. I am proud to be a part of such an outstanding organization and look forward to collaborating with my contemporaries as we advocate on behalf of the disability services community.”

Laffey, who resides in Oyster Bay, has supported the Center for several years through its annual Celebrity Sports Night and golf outing fundraisers.

Founded by Dr. Henry Viscardi, Jr., who served as disability advisor to eight U.S. Presidents and became one of the world’s leading advocates, The Viscardi Center provides K through High School education, school-to-work transition services, vocational training, career counseling and employment placement, assistive technology, adapted driver education and workforce diversification assistance to children, adolescents, and adults with disabilities and businesses. A global leader, it employs more than 300 professionals, including experts in education, human resources and technology. Learn more at

About Laffey Real Estate

Laffey Real Estate is one of the largest privately held independent family-owned residential real estate firms on Long Island with a network of over 400 agents in 13 offices throughout Nassau, Western Suffolk and Queens Counties. Their global partnership with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and Luxury Portfolio, extends their reach to more than 50 countries worldwide. The firm is a full-service provider offering expertise in sales, rentals, relocation, mortgage, developments and title insurance to the marketplace. The cutting-edge technology supporting field agents, premium brand identity and industry-leading tools embody best in class standards. Consumers trust in the Laffey Real Estate name to provide tools and resources that help navigate the process of buying and selling residential real estate in any economic environment. Consistently ranked in the top 10% of the brokers locally and as a Top 500 Broker in the US based on the 2015 Real Trends reports, Laffey Real Estate has an exceptional pattern of success.