Professional Profile: Christina Simanca-Proctor 2017

Christina Simanca-Proctor - 2017

Name: Christina Simanca-Proctor - 2017

Title: Partner

Company: Belkin Burden Wenig & Goldman, LLP

Location: New York City

Birthplace: New York City

Education: University of Wisconsin, B.A. and State University of New York at Buffalo, J.D

First job outside of real estate: Procurement associate at the Net-A-Porter Group in London, England

First job in real estate or allied field: Associate, Rosenberg & Estis, P.C.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I represent our clients in commercial and residential summary proceedings and foreclosure actions. I hope to bring new clients into the firm and handle more cases involving transient occupancy and illegal hotel use as issues are a big part of New York City real estate. How do you unwind from a busy day? Reading the newspaper or watching a New York Rangers game

Favorite book or author: Malcom Gladwell

Favorite movie: It’s a Wonderful Life

Last song you purchased/downloaded? “We Own the Sky”

One word to describe your work environment: Collegial

Rules to live by in business: Listen closely, work harder, and network for at least one hour every week.

What is your dream job? Pilot.