Professional Profile: Robert Petrie 2018
Name: Robert Petrie
Title: Senior Architectural Designer
Location: Syracuse, NY
Birthplace: Virgina Beach, VA
Education: VA Tech, Bachelor Architecture; Cornell, Master of Architecture
First job outside of real estate: Local family-owned hardware store
First job in real estate or allied field: Hartman Cox Architects, Washington, D.C.
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Presently I am a design leader at a diverse design firm that is always looking to innovate and improve the lives of those we serve. I would like to broaden our reach and mission beyond NY State by collaborating with national developers, investors and professionals.
How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? I practice watercolor sketches.
Favorite book or author: Italo Calvino
Favorite movie: Casablanca
Last song you downloaded? “Am I Blue” by Hoagie Carmichael & Lauren Bacall
One word to describe your work environment: Authentic
Rules to live by in business: Listen, serve, respond, perform, profit
If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? Norman Rockwell (American illustrator), Diner on Route 66
What is your dream job? Political cartoonist…if I were only more clever.