Professional Profile: Donald Dye 2017
Name: Donald Dye - 2017
Company: Sky Lake Real Estate Partners
Location: New York, NY
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Education: Occidental College, Los Angeles California, AB Economics and Chinese Studies; JL Kellogg, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, MBA
First job outside of real estate: Ciba Geigy SA Basel, Switzerland. I lived in Switzerland and Hong Kong and arranged barter trade deals.
First job in real estate or allied field: Sky Lake Real Estate Partners
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future?:Private equity and venture capital
How do you unwind from a busy day?:Exercise
Favorite book or author: “Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man” by James Joyce
Favorite movie: “Ruthless People”
Last song you purchased/downloaded?:“One Night Stand” by Janis Joplin
One word to describe your work environment: Invigorating
Rules to live by in business: Be honest and focused. The rest will fall into place.
What is your dream job?:Own a chain of boutique hotels. First one will be in Rio de Janeiro. Working on that now.