Professional Profile: Greg Smith 2017

Greg Smith

Name: Greg Smith

Title: President

Company: JRT Realty Group, Inc.

Location: 780 Third Ave., New York, NY  

Birthplace: New York, NY

Family: Wife, Jodi; children Ryan and Taylor 

College: Lafayette College 

First job unrelated to your current field: Gateguard at a beach club 

First job in current field: Berley & Company, a boutique commercial office leasing/management firm.

What your firm does now and its plans for the future? JRT is a certified M/WBE firm specializing in leasing, sales and management. The firm grew by 60% this year; and it continues to expand as assignments are picked up in Manhattan and the outer boroughs. 

Hobbies: Golf, tennis, skiing 

Favorite novel: Anything written by Dan Brown

Favorite film: “Lawrence of Arabia”

Keys to success: Persistence 

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): Warren Buffett 

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? Art gallery owner