Professional Profile: Avi Bortnick 2017
Name: Avi Bortnick
Title: Senior Associate, Acoustics
Company: Shen Milsom & Wilke, LLC
Location: New York, NY
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