Restaino Relocation Team


Nadya Nahirniak-Hansen

Nadya is the Director of the Relocation Division of Restaino & Associates Realtors. 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 the Certified Relocation Professional (CRP), the Global Mobility Specialist (GMS), and the Accredited Staging Professional (ASP). Nadya attended Madison Business College in the Business Administration Program. 

Nadya manages the division and its 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 is a Past President of the Wisconsin Employee Relocation Council and currently sits on the Board as Secretary. She also 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 (WiERC), 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.”


Miki Smith

Miki is the Relocation Services Manager with the Relocation Division. She is a licensed real estate agent and also has earned Global Mobility Specialist (GMS) and Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) designations. Miki is a native of Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin and 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 the Relocation Director’s Council (RDC), The Wisconsin Employee Relocation Council (WiERC), Worldwide Employee Relocation Council (WERC), Downtown Madison Inc. (DMI), The Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau and The Madison Chamber of Commerce. 

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.



Gail Johnson

Gail Johnson is the Corporate Relocation Manager for the Relocation Division of Restaino & Associates, Realtors. She serves the distinct needs of corporations, enhancing their recruitment process when hiring talent from outside the area. We partner to provide our comprehensive relocation assistance to be a vital resource throughout the entire process.

Gail brings over 21 years of sales and marketing experience in newspaper, magazine, television, online and social media. She has a professional attitude, local knowledge of the community, and is well connected in the community. 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, Madison Area Diversity Roundtable (MADR), Board Member of the GMA SHRM Society of Human Resource Management, The Wisconsin Employee Relocation Council (WERC), along with multiple community Chamber of Commerce Associations.

“We thank you for the trust you place in our team, as we strive to provide the best relocation experience.”

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