Professional Profile: Phil Simone 2017

Phil Simone

Name: Phil Simone

Title: Director of Corporate Sector

Company: AKF

Location: New York, NY

Birthplace: Pompton Plains, NJ

Education: Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering Technology, New Jersey Institute of Technology, College of Engineering

First job outside of real estate: Mechanical engineer

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I plan to continue working in the consulting engineering field and to embrace all aspects of the complex, ever-expanding commercial industry. I have just assumed the leadership of the firm-wide corporate sector where my responsibilities involve working with colleagues in all nine of AKF’s offices to build and maintain relationships with owners, developers, architects and builders and to deliver on our commitment to our clients’ goals and to those of AKF’s strategic plan.

How do you unwind from a busy day? Go home and enjoy time with the family. 

Favorite movie: “Band of Brothers”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? A dance song most likely. 

One word to describe your work environment: Collaborative

Rules to live by in business: You are only as strong as your weakest link. 

What is your dream job? NFL football coach