Professional Profile: Alen Gershkovich, 2014

Alen Gershkovich, Inspiron Construction
Alen Gershkovich, Inspiron Construction



Name: Alen Gershkovich

Title: Principal

Company: Inspiron Construction

Location: 511 Canal St., New York, N.Y.

Birthplace: Russia

Education: BA Union College, masters in Construction Management from NYU, MBA Union College Graduate School

First job outside of real estate: Accenture Business Strategy Consulting

First job in real estate or allied field: Cauldwell Wingate

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I currently run Inspiron Construction. While certainly challenging at times, it is exhilarating, educational, and rewarding. I plan to lead my company towards growth and greater success.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? I try to go to the gym and then spend time with my wife and son.

Favorite book or author: "Atlas Shrugged"

Favorite movie: "Any Given Sunday"

Last song you purchased/downloaded? "Duende" by Gipsy Kings

One word to describe your work environment: Engaged

Rules to live by in business: Be proactive, responsive, and follow through on promises.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? My wife to Florence Italy. If she is not available then Michael Bloomberg somewhere in the city.

What is your dream job? Exactly what I am doing now.