Our Team

Lisa A. Cordasco, President/Owner​

Lisa is a life-long Westchester County resident. She has a master’s degree in education and enjoyed teaching until the birth of her son who has autism. She was unable to continue teaching due to the extraordinary demands of raising a special needs child. Upon her son’s enrollment into full day programming, in 1996, Lisa was asked to work at her family’s business, Crystal Restoration. The experience she received growing up in the business, in addition to the training and professional development provided by her father, Louis Cordasco, Sr., has contributed to her success in the restoration industry. Lisa’s father was her mentor and role model.

Throughout her tenure, Lisa contributed to the growth of the company as a marketing representative, head of new business development, and as a manager before becoming the President and primary owner in 2008. Under Lisa’s leadership, NCR also became a New York State and New York City Certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE). In 2008, Lisa reinvented the business establishing the 1st green restoration company in Westchester County. Determined to run a business that places a high premium on health, Crystal Restoration became "green" and "new". New Crystal Restoration was the first to offer green restoration services in Westchester County, NY. The company features botanical based products to remediate the effects of fire, water, and mold damage. Going green allows the company to remain committed to their motto that everyone's health matters!

Lisa is a Trustee of the Builders and Realty Institute. She is an active member of several professional women’s organizations and insurance professional groups. Lisa was the 2018 recipient of the national Women in Restoration Award by the Restoration and Remediation Association. She was also honored with the 2015 Lillian Vernon Award by the Women’s Enterprise Development Center (WEDC) and in 2014 she was given a Humanitarian Award by the Yonkers Hispanic Chamber. Under her leadership, New Crystal Restoration was recognized in Westchester with the 2016 Family-Owned Business Award and the 2017 Small Business Award. New Crystal Restoration was also recognized with the 2020 Family-Owned Business Award. New Crystal Restoration celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2020.

As the devoted mother of a son with autism, Lisa is involved in many special needs groups and organizations that advocate for the right of those with disabilities. Prior to the birth of her son, Lisa was an accomplished athlete. She was the first woman to play on the golf team at Iona College and 7-time Women’s Golf Club Champion at Wykagyl Country Club.

Rosemary Cordasco, CFO/Owner​

Throughout her tenure, she has worked with her team to re-invent the business by establishing the first green restoration company in Westchester County. This initiative has changed the trajectory of the business, leading to increased financial growth as well as expanding the company’s customer base. Rosemary spearheaded the process to attain certification with New York State and New York City as a Minority and Women-Owned Business. New Crystal was recently recognized as one of the recipients of the 2020 Family Owned Business Awards for Westchester and Fairfield Counties. She is proud to be a part of a business that has been in her family for three generations and that has served the Westchester County area holding to the testament of treating customers with care and respect. Without the team work of family members - Lisa Cordasco, Lou Cordasco and Nancy Cordasco Walsh, our business would not be where it is today.

Rosemary began her accounting career at KPMG after graduating from Iona with a BBA in Accounting. After leaving public accounting she moved into the private sector and worked at Verizon Communications and Philip Morris Capital Corporation. Rosemary is a CPA in New York State.

Giving back has always been an important part of her life. In 2005, she co-founded The Children’s Hope Chest, a non-profit that supports local children and families in need, which has grown exponentially since then. New Crystal Restoration also supports local charities that are near and dear to our hearts – Clary Garden (Autism), Fore the Kids, Parkinson Foundation, St. Jude's, and Support Connection

Lisa Marie Scherrer, Chief Executive Director

Lisa Marie has over 16 years in the restoration industry as a previous co-owner of a restoration company in St. Louis her concentration has been in sales, marketing, and team leadership. Lisa Marie’s mindset is characterized by a commitment to clear communication, ensuring that all parties have a full understanding of expectations. She recognizes the importance of transparency and clarity in fostering strong relationships with clients, team members, and stakeholders alike.

After college, Lisa concentrated on home schooling her children and continued her love for education to the insurance industry where she became a certified Restoration CE educator in 7 states and for the IAIP. Lisa Marie also holds certifications through the IAAI including Certified Fire Investigation (CFI) and Train the Trainer certification through IAIP.

In addition to her professional accomplishments, Lisa Marie is deeply committed to giving back to her community. She volunteers as a Guardian ad Litem for Children in Placement, advocating for the well-being of vulnerable children.

Louis Cordasco Jr., Environmental Director

Louis began his career at New Crystal Restoration in 1985, after graduating from Iona College with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Louis learned the industry from the ground up by first working in the field in all service lines of the business, ie. demolition, construction, environmental services (asbestos, mold, lead), restoration (fire, water, smoke damage) and cleaning services (general maintenance, janitorial, post construction). He became certified in all areas of the business – project management, mold remediation, asbestos abatement, IICRC, and fire/water damage restoration. Louis worked his way up the ladder, becoming a project manager, and then in 2008 became the company’s Environmental Director.

Over the years in the industry, Lou has created many strong relationships with clients in related industries – real estate, property management, hospitals & schools, insurance companies, construction companies, and more. With over 35 years of experience in the industry, Lou is an expert in the field, helping thousands of clients in the Westchester county, Fairfield county, Rockland county, Putnam county and NYC areas. Lou’s customers would comment on his impeccable customer service, knowledge in the industry & trades, and his determination to help others.

Today, Lou spearheads the day-to-day operations of the business, running both property restoration projects and environmental service projects to ensure they run smoothly, and our customers are satisfied. Lou is proud to work for a company that was founded by his father in 1960 and has been helping those in our community for over 60 years. In 2020, Lou was honored by Iona College for his contributions as an essential worker during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Anthony Villani, Director of Operations​

Anthony began with the company in 2000 as a project manager. In 2008, he became the Director of Operations, where his job responsibilities include supervision and training of the project management team. Over his many years with New Crystal Restoration, he has gained extensive knowledge and experience, including a mastery of Xactimate, which is the standard pricing for property damage estimates for the insurance industry.

Anthony is IICRC certified for water damage, mold, applied structural drying, fire and smoke restoration, and odor control. He is OSHA certified and certified for lead renovation. He is certified by New York State as a mold abatement worker/supervisor.

He is well respected throughout the insurance industry and has created meaningful relationships with other business professionals in related fields. He has vast experience working on complex, large losses. His superior professional knowledge and compassionate customer interactions have earned him countless praise from satisfied customers.

Jessica Cordasco, Accounting Director​

Jessica joined the company in January 2020 as third generation to the family business. Jessica works under the CFO, helping with the accounting functions as well as the day to day operations of the company. Jessica also is involved in new business development for the firm, specifically in the Fairfield County, CT area.

Jessica graduated from Villanova University in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Jessica is a CPA in New York State.

She began her career at Citrin Cooperman, an established public accounting firm headquartered in New York City, where she remained for four years. Throughout her career at Citrin Cooperman, she gained experience in the accounting profession and serviced clients in various industries.

She is proud to now work for New Crystal Restoration and become the third generation of the family business that has serviced Westchester County for over 60 years. Jessica is the granddaughter of the company’s founder, Louis Cordasco, Sr. She is a current resident of Fairfield County, CT.

Don O'Dell, Project Manager​

Don has been a project manager at New Crystal Restoration since 2017. Throughout his years with the company, he has worked directly with clients to ensure that damaged property is restored to pre-loss condition. He has coordinated directly with insurance professionals, property owners, subcontractors, crews and other professionals within our organization, to fulfill the client’s needs, meet industry standards and guidelines.

Don is IICRC certified for water damage and mold and is OSHA certified. He is certified by New York State as a mold abatement worker/supervisor. Don is also certified for lead renovation.

Don is currently a CT resident. He is a Yorktown High School graduate. His experience includes working in the field of general contracting. He is an accomplished carpenter, trained mechanic and has extensive knowledge of interior and exterior building repairs.

Don has been in the field of property restoration, construction and home repairs for over 15 years. He is dedicated to his clients and enjoys helping them return to their sense of normal after a disastrous event occurs.

Nancy Cordasco Walsh, Business Development​

Nancy has been a part of the sales and marketing team at New Crystal Restoration for decades. She is the daugher of Louis Cordasco Sr., founder of NCR. Her father taught her, by example, the importance of a hard work ethic, customer service, and communicating and listening to clients. She is honored and proud that NCR features green, non-toxic, botanical-based remediation products.

She graduated from Iona College with a bachelor's degree in marketing.

Nancy is a member of many business development groups in Westchester County. Currently, Nancy is a New York Regional Ambassador for Master Networks and enjoys networking with other local businesses and professionals. She was recently the first recipient of the 2020 "Heart of the Region" award. Through these organizatons, Nancy has built meaningful relationships with insurance professionals, realtors, mold assessors, home inspectors & trade groups, and looks forward to continuing to build more relationships in the future.

Lisa Kane, Business Development​

Lisa is a Dutchess County resident. She has a long and distinguished career in the insurance industry. She boasts nearly 35 years of experience in personal lines and commercial lines insurance claims. She began her career with The Hartford Insurance Company. Lisa’s hard work and determination was recognized as she was promoted to handle multi-line claims, including workers comp. She has also worked for Commercial Union and AIG.

She was hired by Crystal Restoration upon leaving AIG and was responsible for marketing to agents, brokers and claims staff for new loss assignments. Kane worked for New Crystal Restoration during the company’s transition to new leadership. She then briefly worked at Belfor Restoration and has returned “home” to join the New Crystal Restoration team once again.

Frank Legio, Business Development​

Frank is the newest member of the sales and marketing team. He is a Westchester County resident. He has a long and distinguished career in the advertising industry. Frank boasts 10 years’ experience in print, web, non-traditional media, out of home media and events. Frank's hard work and determination was recognized as he was promoted to handle multi-channels in his advertising career. Frank was hired by New Crystal Restoration after working for 8 years in the technology sector helping businesses with all their computer and IT needs.

Remy Cordasco, NCR Team Mascot

Remy joined the team in July 2020 and is proud to be the mascott of New Crystal Restoration. She enjoys going to the dog park to see her friends, playing with the office staff, barking during mail/package deliveries, and eating lots of treats!