Business Beat: Local real estate broker to participate in NYSAR’s 2012 Leadership Academy

• Nicholas Planamento of Southold, an associate broker with Town & Country Real Estate, has been selected by the New York State Association of Realtors to participate in its 2012 Leadership Academy. Mr. Planamento, who is also president of the Hamptons and North Fork Realtors Association, is one of just 14 real estate professionals statewide chosen for this program.