Professional Profile: Theodore Kontis 2018

Theodore Kontis

Name: Theodore Kontis

Title: Partner & Co-Founder

Company: TEK Realty Advisors LLC (TEKRA)

Location: Astoria, NY

Birthplace: Queens, NY

First job: Being Greek, you know I had to start at the restaurant from a young age

First job in real estate or allied field: Office/admin work at a Great Neck real estate office

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future?:I am a partner and co-founder of TEK Realty Advisors, a commercial real estate brokerage and advisory firm. My main role is to originate deals, service our clients, maintain relationships and build new ones, and I also spend some time running the day-to-day ops. We plan on growing organically and taking a “Quality Over Quantity” approach to hiring.

How do you unwind from a busy day?:I try to disconnect for a little bit of uninterrupted time with my wife and daughter

Favorite book or author: “Rich Dad Poor Dad”

Favorite movie: “The Godfather Part II”

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded?:“More Life” - Drake

One word to describe your work environment: Motivating

Rules to live by in business: Be honest, prepare well, work hard, and bring value to the table 

What is your dream job? Left wing for the NY Rangers