Westchester Most Eligible Singles: Merissa Piemonte

Merissa Piemonte 

Age: 40  Into: Men Location: Thornwood  Day gig:  Executive assistant Relationship history: Divorced; one son, age 9 Find her: Taking photos, hiking, skiing, and singing in the car  Weirdest skill: Can recite the alphabet backwards  Childhood career ambition: A veterinarian at the Bronx Zoo Nicest thing an ex has done for her: Write a song Date deal-breaker: Checking texts and social media
 

ABOUT ME, BY ME

I am blessed with the greatest family and friends a girl could ask for. My mom and dad are a constant inspiration; they’re both cancer survivors and still married—46 years! I have a close support group—my friends, ‘The Wall’—who have been there for me through the tough times and everything in between. And I am mom to Mr. Wonderful—my son, the love and sunshine of my life, and daily dose of what is truly important. 
 

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RANDOM FACTS

Can’t-live-without-it app: Pandora—I love music and having my channel presets for all of my daily musical requirements.
Top three songs on my playlist: “Ship of Fools” by Robert Plant; “Can’t Find My Way Home” by Styx; and “Fire on High” by ELO.
Favorite film: The Shawshank Redemption—no fancy effects, just brilliant acting and story  
Dream vacation: To take my son on an around-the-world tour
Sports played: Anything my son wants to—I can throw a spiral football, field a baseball, kick a soccer ball, or shoot a basketball—and I’ve done them all in one day. 
 

DATELINES

Favorite place for a romantic date: Watching the sunset anywhere on the water
Top special-occasion spot: The rooftop bar at the Gansevoort Hotel in the Meatpacking District—I celebrated my 40th birthday there, and had a fabulous time! 
Most memorable date: Being taken for a surprise helicopter ride around Manhattan, followed by an intimate stroll in Central Park, and a lovely dinner at The Loeb Boathouse  
Take on Internet dating: A great way to meet people when you have an active life juggling work, kids, et cetera. I’ve met really nice guys.
 

MY TYPE

Must be: Comfortable in his skin, close to his own family, loves children, and has a healthy sense of humor. In addition to being family oriented, he’s honest and romantic.
Won’t be: Someone who gets his nails done more than me. 

Interested in Merissa? Send an email to singles@westchestermagazine.com with your name, contact info, a recent photo, and some background information, and we’ll see what we can do!

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