Professional Profile: Jay Stern, 2019
Name: Jay Stern
Title: Mortgage Debt Originator
Company: HKS Real Estate Advisors
Location: Chelsea, Manhattan, NY
Birthplace: Lublin, Poland
Education: Rutgers Business School, New Brunswick - 2012
First job: Mortgage debt broker (internships in same field during college, first job out of college and same ever since)
First job in real estate or allied field: Same as above
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Originating new mortgage debt transactions and continuing to grow with existing clients
How do you unwind from a busy day? Cup of tea to relax for a bit, then hit the gym!
Favorite book or author: “Remains of the Day” by Kazuo Ishiguro
Favorite movie: Anything directed by Martin Scorsese
Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded? Spotify has me covered here…
One word to describe your work environment: Collaborative
Rules to live by in business: You don’t ask, you don’t get!
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? John Lennon, we’d get some oysters and lobster rolls.
What is your DREAM job? Head brewer at my own IPA-oriented brewery.