Professional Profile: William Wong 2018
Name: William Wong
Company: Spacesmith, LLP
Location: New York City
Birthplace: New York City
Education: Bachelor of Architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
First job outside of real estate: Sales associate at the GAP
First job in real estate or allied field: Junior designer at Mancini Duffy
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I’m a project manager on several interiors projects for clients in higher education, residential/ hospitality, and the corporate sector. Several of my multi-year projects will be completed by the end of this year. Spacesmith is also currently working on new embassy interiors for the US Department of State and renovations for high-end, luxury retail stores, such as Carolina Herrera. We are also expanding our reach with the recent opening of a second office in Hudson, NY.
How do you unwind from a busy day? Playing and reading with my two young children at home
Favorite book or author: Thomas Friedman
Favorite movie: “The Usual Suspects”
Last song you purchased/downloaded? The “Hamilton” soundtrack
One word to describe your work environment: Inspirational!
Rules to live by in business: Manage your client’s expectations
What is your dream job? Imagineer at Disney World