Professional Profile: Michele O’Connor 2016

Michele O’Connor - 2016

Name: Michele O’Connor - 2016

Title: Principal

Company: Langan

Location: New York, NY

Birthplace: Manhattan, NY

Education: BS Civil Engineering, Rutgers University College of Engineering

First job: Staff Engineer with Paul L. Troast, III Architect

First job in real estate or allied field: civil engineer

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I presently co-manage the land development practice in our NYC office. I love what I do and want to continue to provide exceptional service to my clients and challenge my team.

How do you unwind from a busy day? I love to watch Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy.

Favorite book or author: “The DaVinci Code” by Dan Brown

Favorite movie: “Moonstruck”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? “Rumor Has It” by Adele

One word to describe your work environment: Collaborative

Rules to live by in business: Surround yourself with exceptional people.

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? I’d like to dine with Eleanor Roosevelt at her Stone Cottage at Val-Kill.

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) I’d love to be an archaeologist!