Professional Profile: Peter Levitan, 2019
Name: Peter Levitan
Title: Founding Principal
Company: LEVITAN Real Estate
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Birthplace: New York, NY
Education: BA from Connecticut College
First job: Restaurant busser
First job in real estate or allied field: Doorman
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? LEVITAN is a commercial brokerage specializing in retail leasing and sales. We’ve hired four brokers in the past 18 months and I plan to continue hiring and developing new resources to keep up with an evolving market.
How do you unwind from a busy day? Run through Brooklyn Bridge Park with a good playlist or podcast.
Favorite book or author: Stephen King
Favorite movie: “The Royal Tenenbaums”
Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded? Les Cactus by Jacques Dutronc. I don’t think I’ve purchased a full album since the 1990s.
One word to describe your work environment: Growing.
Rules to live by in business: Luck is the residue of design.
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? Winston Churchill at John’s Pizza
What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) Ski photographer/videographer