Our Company

David B. Livshin, President / CEO

David founded Dagar after a career in the shopping center industry in which he was involved in the leasing, development and management of both strip centers and enclosed malls. With over thirty nine years experience in commercial real estate, he is responsible for overseeing all day to day activities of the company. Through his efforts and ability to assemble a talented group of professionals, Dagar has compiled an impressive client base which continues to expand the company rapidly in new and exciting directions.


David Auffarth, Senior Associate

David has operated successful hospitality businesses in Dutchess County for over 40 years. As a lifelong resident, his involvement in the Hudson Valley community has allowed him to establish strong local relationships. David's comprehensive knowledge of the area and effective interpersonal skills aid him daily in his responsibilities at Dagar. For years he has been investing in local real estate, as well as mentoring new arrivals to the Poughkeepsie business community. David continues to play a large role in the Poughkeepsie Main Street Revitalization. His enthusiasm for the Dutchess County real estate market became a hobby that transformed into a real estate career. It did not take long to discover that combining his previous skills in the hospitality industry and his interest in real estate would make his career decision a perfect fit. After years of analyzing the real estate market from the outside, David decided to join the industry working from the inside.


Nadine Azzolini, Business Administrator

Nadine joined Dagar in 2001.   Her responsibilities include preparing monthly financial reports, billings and tracking property receivables. As the Business Administrator she coordinates scheduling and handles specific issues relating to all Dagar managed and leased properties. Her prior experience includes Texaco corporate and Putnam Tank Car Corporation.  As an analyst for ten years she prepared statistical reports and performed audits.


Cheryl Pellegrini, Associate

Cheryl has over 30 years experience in the retail leasing business. Her focus has been on exclusive tenant representation for high-end retail tenants seeking locations in retail centers and downtown locations in Tri-state area. Aside from tenant leasing she has also represented owners and landlords of retail properties seeking to enhance their existing tenant mix. Cheryl's expertise has helped assist many small retailers target their areas of expansion based on extensive research and market demographic profiles. Cheryl was a partner of CDC Commercial in Westport, Connecticut and a founding partner of Fairfield Retail Partners along with David Livshin in early 2000.


Glen W. Repko, CSM, Senior Associate

Glen has worked in financial management, redevelopment, construction, and site development with some of the largest and most prestigious companies in the industry. Glen was awarded the designation of Certified Shopping Center Manager (CSM) by ICSC. He uses the training and experience gained from over twenty years with these organizations to coordinate the oversight of several Dagar assignments as well as the repositioning of underperforming assets.



The Company executives are assisted by a dedicated and highly professional staff who reflect and enhance the Dagar approach to business.