Professional Profile: Greg Smith 2017
Name: Greg Smith
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