Margaret Biegelman of Merrick was recently named the 2013 Small Businessperson of the Year.
Biegelman is a licensed associate real estate broker at Douglas Elliman Real Estate with more than 10 years of experience.
She also serves in a number of community service organizations such as the Merrick Chamber of Commerce, the Merrick Kiwanis Club and the Merrick American Legion Auxiliary.
"Margaret has been serving the Merrick community both professionally and personally for many years,” said Senator Charles Fuschillo. “It is a pleasure to congratulate her for earning this well-deserved honor.”