Professional Profile: Avi Bortnick 2017

Avi Bortnick

Name: Avi Bortnick

Title: Senior Associate, Acoustics

Company: Shen Milsom & Wilke, LLC

Location: New York, NY

Birthplace: Israel

Education: UC Berkley (BA Latin American Studies), UF Gainesville (acoustics program in Masters of Science in Architectural Studies)

First job outside of real estate: Freelance guitarist

First job in real estate or allied field: Acoustical consultant at Thorburn Associates, Castro Valley, CA.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Provide  acoustical design and guidance for numerous residential and corporate building projects. Also, an independent app developer and freelance musician.

How do you unwind from a busy day? Going to hear live music.

Favorite book or author: Oscar Wilde, “Picture of Dorian Grey”

Favorite movie: “Vertigo”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? George Benson, “The World is A Ghetto”

One word to describe your work environment: Flexible

Rules to live by in business: Communicate effectively

What is your dream job? Movie actor