Professional Profile: Jane Roundell 2017

Jane Roundell

Name: Jane Roundell

Title: Managing Principal

Company: Cresa 

Location: 1633 Broadway, New York, NY 

Birthplace: Huntington, NY

Family: Husband, daughter and son-in-law, twin 6 month-old grandsons 

College: University of Maryland, Peabody Conservatory of Music

First job unrelated to your current field: Musician

First job in current field: Title insurance company

What your firm does now and its plans for the future? We are a commercial real estate advisory firm specializing in tenant representation. Cresa’s ongoing plans for the future include both growing the New York office, its platform nationwide, and its coverage globally.

Hobbies: Sailing, cooking, opera

Favorite novel: “Gone With the Wind”

Favorite film: “Cinema Paradiso”

Keys to success: 1. Never give up. 2. Stay centered. 3. Pick your battles. 4. Understand and respect your priorities in life.

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): My friend Violeta who has relentlessly taken care of her husband after a very severe stroke two years ago.

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? Something which revolves around cooking.