Restaino Relocation Team


Nadya Nahirniak-Hansen

NADYA NAHIRNIAK-HANSEN is the Director of the Relocation Division of Restaino & Associates. She is a licensed real estate agent and native of Waunakee, WI and has been with Restaino & Associates Realtors since 1992. Nadya has worked in all aspects of relocation from coordinator, to consultant and currently as the Director of the Division since 1998. She has acquired one of the highest designations in the relocation industry, Certified Relocation Professional (CRP), the Global Mobility Specialist (GMS), the Accredited Staging Professional (ASP). Nadya attended Madison Business College in the Business Administration Program. Nadya manages the division and it's staff, develops and implements the relocating budget and is key in managing inventory properties through the corporations and third party companies the division works with. In addition to her duties as Director, she sits on the board of the Wisconsin Employee Relocation Council as Past President and chairs the Marketing Committee for the Midwest Relocation Conference. Nadya is a member of the Realtor's Association of South Central Wisconsin (RASCW), The Wisconsin Realtor's Association, Downtown Madison Inc. (DMI), The Greater Madison Conventions & Visitors Bureau, and The Madison Chamber of Commerce. She is also a member of the Wisconsin Employee Relocation Council (WERC), the National Employee Relocation Council (ERC) and the Relocation Director's Council (RDC). Nadya says, "Our division prides itself in raising the bar for our corporations, transferees and their families. We love what we do and it shows in our client's continued confidence in us."

Gail Johnson

GAIL JOHNSON is the Corporate Relocation Manager for the Relocation Division of Restaino & Associates, Realtors. She serves the distinct needs of corporations relocating employees to the Madison area. Gail brings over 19 years of sales and marketing experience in newspaper, magazine and television. She has a professional attitude, local knowledge of the community and is committed to making our client's relocation experience easier. She brings her own experience as a transferee to the Madison area to give employees and their families the confidence to adapt and prosper after joining the Madison community. Currently, Gail is a member of the Downtown Madison Inc., The Greater Madison Convention and Visitor Bureau, TEMPO Women Leaders of Madison, MADR Madison Area Diversity Roundtable,The Society of Human Resource Management, The Wisconsin Employee Relocation Council (WERC) along with multiple communities Chamber of Commerce Associations. Gail also is a past board member for MOM Outreach Food Pantry, currently serves on the Leadership Team for LLS Leukemia & Lymphmoa Society. "You'll never have to worry about the details of your move, so you can focus on what brought you to the area. We don't stop when we've handed you your keys, we make sure every detail is covered to make your transition to Madison area a totally seamless experience."

Miki Smith

MIKI SMITH is a Relocation Consultant with the Relocation Division. She is a licensed real estate agent, SRES Senior Real Estate Specialist and native of Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin. She has a bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from the University of Northern Iowa. Miki handles all of the incoming and outgoing client referrals from the division's corporate clients, third parties and independent agents. She profiles the relocating transferees, assigns them to the appropriate agent and follows the transferee's progress from beginning to end. In addition to those duties, Miki handles the division's billing and data resource systems. Miki brings more than 10 years of sales and marketing experience in radio and direct mail. She has a professional attitude and she makes it a priority to fully understand her clients' needs. Miki is a member of Downtown Madison Inc. (DMI), The Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau, The Madison Chamber of Commerce, BioForward, The Wisconsin Employee Relocation Council (WERC) and The National Employee Relocation Council (ERC). She says, "I have respect for the process transferees are going through. I am committed to making that process as enjoyable and seamless as possible."