Professional Profile: Guy Arad, 2014
April 21, 2014 - New York City
Company: Romer Debbas LLP
Location: New York, N.Y.
Birthplace: Worms, Germany
Education: Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, law school; State University of New York at Albany, undergraduate
First job outside of real estate: Newspaper delivery boy
First job in real estate or allied field: Real estate attorney
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I represent clients in a variety of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, sales, financing and leasing. I am always growing my business and plan to expand my personal investments in real estate projects.
How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Dinner with my family or good friends
Favorite book or author: "The Sun Also Rises" by Ernest Hemingway
Favorite movie: "Pulp Fiction"
Last song you downloaded? "Invisible" (RED) - U2
One word to describe your work environment: Adrenaline-charged
Rules to live by in business: Love your work. Know your client, understand your client's goals and diligently represent your client's interests. Be responsive.
If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? Babe Ruth - pre-game at McSorley's, dinner at Peter Lugar's.
What is your dream job? Other than my current one, landscape architect on a tropical island.