Professional Profile: Tom Gears 2017
Name: Tom Gears
Location: 387 East Main St., Rochester, NY 14604
Birthplace: Rochester, NY
Education: Bachelor of Architecture, Kent State University
First job outside of real estate: Swimming pool installer
First job in real estate or allied field: Intern architect, SWBR
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? As SWBR president, I am focused on keeping our amazing people energized about our work, which positively impacts lives through meaningful design. I retain trusted client relationships. And, I strategize to maintain a growth path for the entire team moving forward.
How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? You will probably find me golfing, spinning/cycling, or cooking (ok, mostly grilling) with the family.
Favorite book or author: Stephen Covey
Favorite movie: Pulp Fiction (for the witty repartee).
Last song you downloaded? Jack White, Acoustic Recordings (I only download full albums!)
One word to describe your work environment: Collaborative
Rules to live by in business: Make a promise, keep a promise.
If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? Thomas Jefferson, his place.
What is your dream job? Winery owner