Professional Profile: Robert Horowitz 2017

Robert Horowitz - 2017

Name: Robert Horowitz - 2017

Title: Vice President of Corporate Development

Company: Evergreen Insurance & Risk Management

Location: Monsey, NY

Birthplace: Bridgewater, NJ

Education: MBA in Finance, Rutgers University; BS in Finance, Seton Hall University

First job: Analyst at Merrill Lynch & Co. 

First job in real estate or allied field: Founding member of the Four Springs Capital Trust (private REIT)

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future?:I am currently the VP of corporate development for a real estate focused insurance agency. Where I responsible for mergers and acquisitions; corporate strategy and identifying; and implementing additional revenue streams. I would like to become an industry disruptor, changing the way business is done. 

How do you unwind from a busy day?:I enjoy CrossFit, reading and a glass of scotch. 

Favorite book or author: “The Intelligent Investor” by Benjamin Graham

Favorite movie: “Cinema Paradiso”

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded?:Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 5 In C Minor”

One word to describe your work environment: Innovative 

Rules to live by in business: Be on a never ending quest to learn; surround yourself with the right people; don’t be too rigid.

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?:Karl Marx or Adams Smith theorist who identified/laid the ground work for day capitalism. There is only one place we could go, The Capital Grill in Lower Manhattan across the street from the New York Stock Exchange. 

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job):To become a social impact investor.