Northeastern also announces hire of Jennifer Carusone, formerly of Scoville Jewelers
New store anticipated to open in February 2017
Glens Falls, N.Y.– Northeastern Fine Jewelry today announced it has named Noah Illinski store manager of the jeweler’s forthcoming location in Glens Falls. In his role, Illinski will oversee the Glens Falls store, including sales, support and office staff.
The 2,500-square-foot store, located at 167 Glen Street in the building formerly occupied by Scoville Jewelers, is anticipated to open in February 2017. Illinski will oversee a team of five staff members.
Illinski, who has served as a store manager with Northeastern Fine Jewelry since 2015, has more than a decade of high-end customer service retail experience, and previously served as assistant general manager at Giorgio Armani. He holds credentials from the American Gem Society and a master’s certificate from Omega Watch Group.
“I’m thrilled to be an integral part of the Northeastern Fine Jewelry team during this exciting period of expansion for such a well-respected family-owned, independent jeweler,” Illinski said. “Leading the Glens Falls store is a tremendous honor and I look forward to ensuring that we provide top-notch customer service.”
“We’re excited to have Noah at the helm as we expand our upstate presence with this new location in Glens Falls,” said Northeastern Fine Jewelry owner and founder Ray Bleser. “He will play an important role as we bring the highest quality of jewelry and our outstanding service to the southern Adirondacks.”
Northeastern Fine Jewelry has also appointed Jennifer Carusone to the position of sales associate at the Glens Falls store. A native of South Glens Falls, Carusone previously worked for Scoville Jewelers and has a decade of experience in the jewelry business. She has been recognized for outstanding service on numerous occasions by Hearts on Fire, a leading global designer of luxury-branded diamonds and diamond jewelry.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jennifer to the business and are confident that she will be an outstanding addition to our team,” said Bleser. “Her retail experience and local connections will hold great value as we continue our mission to be the area’s leading jeweler.”
The Glens Falls store marks the third greater Capital Region location for Northeastern Fine Jewelry, which also maintains storefronts on Western Avenue in Albany and Union Street in Schenectady.
The Glens Falls store will offer a wide variety of premier jewelry brands, including Hearts on Fire, Forevermark, Charles Krypell, Tacori, Simon G, Michele, and Phillips House, amongst others.
Additionally, Northeastern Fine Jewelry will serve as the exclusive retailer within New York of CS DESIGNS, original jewelry designed by Chris Scoville and former owner of M.C. Scoville Jewelers, Inc. All customers with Scoville Diamond Warranties will continue to receive complimentary cleanings and inspections at Northeastern Fine Jewelry.
The new Glens Falls location will be open six days a week, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursdays; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays.
For more information about Northeastern Fine Jewelry, visit www.nefj.com.
About Northeastern Fine Jewelry
Northeastern Fine Jewelry is the largest independently owned jeweler in the Capital Region. Northeastern Fine Jewelry is recognized as one of the Leading Jewelers of the World® and in 2006-2012 was voted “Best Jeweler” of the Capital Region due to its reputation for quality jewelry and customer service as well as its charitable and civic involvement. For more information about Northeastern Fine Jewelry, visit its website www.nefj.com or call 518-372-3604.