Professional Profile: Christine Belson 2017

Christine Belson - 2017

Name: Christine Belson - 2017

Title: Chief Operating Officer

Company: KM Associates of New York, Inc.

Location: 158 West 28th Street, New York, NY

Birthplace: Southampton, NY

Education: Bachelors in Business Administration, LIU; Executive MBA, Stony Brook University

First job: Bus person in a local luncheonette

First job in real estate or allied field: Office manager for Stelle Architects, PLLC

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I am presently chief operating officer for KM Associates of New York.  

How do you unwind from a busy day? Crack open a good book, a real hard cover book, not an e-book.

Favorite book or author: Wally Lamb

Favorite movie: “Eat, Pray, Love”

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded? 25 by Adele

One word to describe your work environment: Collaborative

Rules to live by in business: Never let anyone underestimate your abilities, keep on pushing until you feel satisfied with your accomplishments

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Bill Gates, location wouldn’t matter.  He is a wonderful man doing great things for humanity

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) I am lucky enough to have found a job that allows me to do what I would like to be doing forever, leading organizational change and helping businesses improve efficiencies and develop cultures that allow them to stand out from the competition.