Professional Profile: Alison Hoornbeek 2018

Alison Hoornbeek

Name: Alison Hoornbeek

Title: Commercial Real Estate Advisor 

Company: DJK Commercial Realty 

Location: 101 Fifth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10003   

Birthplace: New York State 

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Film and Photography from Hampshire College; Master of Fine Arts in Photography and Multi-Media from Maine Media College  

First job outside of real estate: Photographer 

First job in real estate or allied field: Selling flowers from my wagon as a child

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I specialize in commercial real estate sales in the New York metro area and am planning to grow my business. 

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Meditation

Favorite book or author: Books on eastern philosophy; Brian Greene 

Favorite movie:  Amazing documentaries 

Last song you purchased/downloaded? Anousha Shankar’s “Traveler”

One word to describe your work environment: Exciting

Rules to live by in business:  Honesty and Integrity  

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? Einstein to talk about what it was like for him to present unprecedented scientific theory when he was alive. The location wouldn’t matter. 

What is your dream job? To visually document ancient cultures and traditions while real estate investments provide income.