Professional Profile: Laura Jackson 2018

Laura Jackson - 2018

Name: Laura Jackson - 2018

Title: Managing Director

Company: FTI Consulting

Location: 750 3rd Avenue, New York, NY

Birthplace: Livingston, NJ

Education: Bachelors: Monmouth University and Masters: Fairleigh Dickinson University

First job: Intern at Arthur Andersen

First job in real estate or allied field:  Staff accountant at FTI Consulting

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future?:  I work with REITs, real estate families and funds on taxes, valuations and real estate consulting.  My future plan is to grow my clients and lead them through lucrative real estate transactions.  

How do you unwind from a busy day?: Cardio kickboxing at my gym

Favorite book or author: My taste varies but I recently enjoyed The Operator by Robert O’Neill.  

Favorite movie:  A Few Good Men

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded?: Everything is Love by Jay-Z/Beyonce

One word to describe your work environment:  Fast-paced

Rules to live by in business:  Work hard, work smart, take initiative, and advocate for yourself and your team.

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?: Dinner with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at Howard Stern’s house

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job): A back-up dancer for Beyonce but I will stay in real estate.