Bankers Conseco Life Insurance Co., a New York-based life and health insurer, named Mark McPherson branch sales manager of its sales office at 6225 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. McPherson has more than 10 years of industry experience. He most recently was a corporate vice president at New York Life.
The Buffalo Niagara Association of REALTORS elected E. Alice Miranda of MJ Peterson Real Estate president for 2011. Other officers: president-elect, Amy Winklhofer of Century 21 Winklhofer; secretary/treasurer, Louis Vinci of Realty USA; and vice president, Ron Zaccagnino of RE/MAX North. BNAR past president Bobbie Kagle will continue to serve as an officer as well as a president's adviser.
Ecology & Environment, Lancaster, was awarded a $98,827 federal contract for the implementation of post-National Environmental Policy Act mitigation measures and natural resource surveys under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act from the U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command, San Diego. Place of performance will be Pendleton, Calif.
Ensil Technical Services, Lewiston, was awarded a $51,092 federal contract for radio set controls from the Defense Logistics Agency's Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Va.
Global Defense, Sanborn, was awarded a $581,088 federal contract for shock absorber housing assemblies from the Defense Logistics Agency's Defense Supply Center, Columbus, Ohio.
Title: "Closure device for a turbomachine casing"
Inventors: Peer, David James (Olean); Wang, Lingzhi (York, Pa.)
Assignee: Dresser-Rand Co. (Olean)
Date issued: Dec. 14, 2010